Sandrine Chappaz Chocolate

SANDRINE CHAPPAZ CHOCOLATE

A couple of weeks ago, I took a trip to the Savoie, a region of France that was once a dukedom of Italy. As you travel through France,...

 
 
 
Peanut Butter Paprika Cookies

PEANUT BUTTER PAPRIKA COOKIES

There isn't quite a word for “pie” in French. Tourte describes a double-crusted, enclosed pastry of some sort, but isn't quite the...

Grilled Baby Back Ribs

GRILLED BABY BACK RIBS

People don't associate French cooking with grilling. But if you go to any neighborhood festival in the summer, out in the countryside,...

 
 
 
Le Petit Grain

LE PETIT GRAIN

A few months ago, I started following an interesting-looking Instagram account of a bakery in Paris that was making all their breads...

Bistro Pierre Lapin

BISTRO PIERRE LAPIN

People are impressed with the French and their relationship to food, especially a meal. So much so that UNESCO added the gastronomic...

 
 
 
White Negroni

WHITE NEGRONI

While my computer is still in the shop I've been eking out posts while praying to the gods, or technicians at Apple, that I get it...

Plum and Rhubarb Crisp

PLUM AND RHUBARB CRISP

I'm not sure if I just returned from lunch, or if I was privy to a top-secret breeding ground for a race of super lovely people, that...

 
 
 
Plum Flaugnarde

PLUM FLAUGNARDE

Once again, I found myself with an overload of fruit. Sure, I like pears and apples, which show up at the market on the cusp of autumn....

Creme Brulee

CREME BRULEE

When it was on the cusp of popularity in the U.S., I sort of introduced crème brûlée to a restaurant where I was working at the time,...

 
 
 
Carnitas

CARNITAS

What to do when people call you thirty minutes before you've invited them for dinner? It's something I don't understand. If you're...

Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

SALTED BUTTER CARAMEL SAUCE

This is my favorite, go-to salted butter caramel sauce. There are no real tricks or fancy techniques. And while staying in friend's...

 
 
 
Republic of Booza

REPUBLIC OF BOOZA

I'm always interested in ice cream, no matter where it's from. But probably the most intriguing one I've ever come across was booza...

One-Bottle Scotch Cocktail

ONE-BOTTLE SCOTCH COCKTAIL

Some people get irked when they want to make a cocktail recipe, and as they gather the ingredients, they find that some things are...

 
 
 
Plum Sorbet

PLUM SORBET

When I wrote the first edition of The Perfect Scoop. I only allowed myself to use the word “refreshing “ once, which I'm pretty sure...

Eggplant and Yogurt Spread with Saffron

EGGPLANT AND YOGURT SPREAD WITH SAFFRON

When Anissa Helou told me she was writing a book on the foods of the Islamic world, I was surprised, and a little curious. I didn't...

 
 
 
The Quarter and Sixth Sheet Pan

THE QUARTER AND SIXTH SHEET PAN

Of all the favorite finds I've come across in the last few years, one of my favorites have been these mini sheet pans. Most professional...

Green Salad with Peas, Green Beans, and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

GREEN SALAD WITH PEAS, GREEN BEANS, AND BUTTERMILK RANCH DRESSING

I love a big salad, especially in the summer. Actually, a big bowl of greens, one that includes lots of crunchy things, is one of my...

 
 
 
Banana Bread

BANANA BREAD

I've been thinking about Banana Bread lately, mostly due to an assortment of bananas that are taking up valuable real estate in my...

Red Chile Braised Beef

RED CHILE BRAISED BEEF

We find ourselves eating in, rather than going out, more than not. For one thing, the food is often better, or just simpler. Maybe...

 
 
 



Italian Style Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington is a true delicacy often served on holidays and very special occasions that your dinner guests will find very impressive. Making a great Beef Wellington is... Read more ...

Chicken Liver Pate

Pâté sounds intimidating to make but this Chicken Liver Pâté recipe is simple and inexpensive yet has a magnificent flavor. This recipe combines the flavors of chicken livers... Read more ...

Tequila-Lime Marinated Angus Sirloin - Sound of Flavor

The Roasted Red Pepper Semolina Focaccia recipe in the latest video from POV Italian Cooking is packed full of flavor but still an easy bread to make at home. This Italian... Read more ...

La Marisquera Ostioneria Seafood and Oyster Bar Opens in Conroe

La Marisquera Ostioneria Seafood and Oyster Bar Opens in Conroe

Los Cucos Mexican Cafe-located at 2050 I-45 N-rebrands to offer fresh, authentic seafood dishes to the local community Conroe, TX There's a common phrase in Mexico that states... Read more ...

Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash

Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash

Mediterranean Turkey Spaghetti Squash is a low carb and Keto friendly dish that's full of flavor and seriously delicious. Read more ...

Refreshing Summer Salad

Refreshing Summer Salad

This refreshing salad with avocado, seeds and citrus dressing will make you feel great. Read more ...

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

The best creamy, fluffy Instant Pot mashed potatoes! Read more ...

Instant Pot Black Beans

Instant Pot Black Beans

No Soak Instant Pot Black Beans Read more ...

Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

Did you grow up eating from a salad bar buffet that only had runny french dressing and ranch dressing for options? Yes, so did we! You have choices when it comes to salad... Read more ...

Aldi's St. Patrick's Day Cheeses Are Booze-Infused

Aldi's St. Patrick's Day Cheeses Are Booze-Infused

As Starbucks selfies , glittering green convenience store sections, and bars gearing up for ignorantly-named Jameson - Baileys - Guinness concoctions tell us, St. Patrick's Day... Read more ...

Algonquin Cocktail

Algonquin Cocktail

Named for a historic hotel in midtown Manhattan, the classic Algonquin cocktail combines rye whiskey, vermouth and pineapple. At Clyde Common in Portland, Oregon, bartender... Read more ...

Miso Chicken Noodle Soup

Miso Chicken Noodle Soup

Cozy and hearty, this Miso Chicken Noodle Soup is a delicious spin on a classic recipe. Make on the stove or in the IP. Read more ...

Easy Avocado Egg Salad

Easy Avocado Egg Salad

This Avocado Egg Salad recipe is a healthy breakfast and lunch option that comes together in only 5 minutes! Read more ...