Vietnam

VIETNAM

I wrote a story in my next book about all the places that I'm supposed to go to, or want to go to, or should go to. For a long time,...

A Visit to Red Boat Fish Sauce in Vietnam

A VISIT TO RED BOAT FISH SAUCE IN VIETNAM

When I realized we were going to Vietnam, I decided not to start making lists of places to go or things to eat, like I often do. (I'm...

 
 
 
Escarole Soup with Beans and Meatballs

ESCAROLE SOUP WITH BEANS AND MEATBALLS

Soup is something I never order in a restaurant. I never really knew why it didn't appeal to me, but making this one make me realize...

Spiced Candied Almonds

SPICED CANDIED ALMONDS

I have a soft spot, or should I say, a crunchy spot, for candied nuts. I like it when they're baked to a crispy, golden brown, with...

 
 
 
French Apple Tart

FRENCH APPLE TART

It's the season for apple tarts, Fall, when the biggest bounty of apples shows up at the market. I've had to learn about all sorts...

Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Eggnog

JEFFREY MORGENTHALER'S EGGNOG

Eggnog wasn't something that I had a lot of nostalgia for. Sure, I've spent my life around eggs and milk, and cream, but when I drink,...

 
 
 
Slow, as it goes

SLOW, AS IT GOES

I wanted to end the year on a high note, namely, that I conquered the world of slow-cooking. But things didn't quite go as planned....

Crown Finish Caves

CROWN FINISH CAVES

Who knew there was a cheese aging cave in bustling New York City? New York City is known for a lot of things, but aging cheese isn't...

 
 
 
Cranberry Auberge cocktail

CRANBERRY AUBERGE COCKTAIL

I discovered this drink in The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth, a book I seem to reread every couple of years. Written by Roy Andries...

Should You Come to Paris?

SHOULD YOU COME TO PARIS?

A number of people have asked me if it's okay to come to Paris due to the demonstrations that have been taking place. The news media...

 
 
 
French Chocolate Cake

FRENCH CHOCOLATE CAKE

I remember when the flourless chocolate cake craze hit and all anyone could talk about were flourless chocolate cakes. Chocolate guru...

Tuna Zucchini Casserole

TUNA ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE

Someone was once trying out for a job at a restaurant I worked at, who cooked a meal that had a course that paired fish with cheese....

 
 
 
Paris Get-Together and Book Event

PARIS GET-TOGETHER AND BOOK EVENT

Join me this Sunday, December 2nd at La Cuisine cooking school in Paris for a get-together and book signing. The event will be held...

Concord Grape Shrub and Cocktail

CONCORD GRAPE SHRUB AND COCKTAIL

One of my favorite things, or some of my favorite things, I should say, are Concord grapes. I grew up eating them as a snack, as well...

 
 
 
Chocolate Pecan Slab Pie

CHOCOLATE PECAN SLAB PIE

Pecans are the great American nut and at no time of the year are they more in demand than around the holidays. There are a lot of different...

New York City Book Event - November 13th

NEW YORK CITY BOOK EVENT - NOVEMBER 13TH

To celebrate the release of the paperback edition of L'Appart, I'll be at Shakespeare & Co. at 939 Lexington Avenue in New York City...

 
 
 
No-Knead Potato Pizza

NO-KNEAD POTATO PIZZA

Potato pizza sounds a bit odd, until you try it. The first time I had it was in Rome at Pizzarium , which I still remember almost fifteen...

L'Appart, now available in Paperback!

L'APPART, NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK!

The story was a long time in the making, from deciding to plant roots in Paris, to finding an apartment and tackling a renovation....

 
 
 
Spiced Honey Cakes

SPICED HONEY CAKES

I always wonder, when I open a cookbook, what recipe is going to jump out at me? I sometimes head for the dessert chapter first, but...

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,...

 
 
 



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 ...

Pasta Salad with Lime Basil Aioli

Pasta Salad with Lime Basil Aioli

Pasta Salad w/Lime Basil Aioli is crowd-pleasingly easy to make. The tangy, creamy aioli dressing makes this cookout staple extra special! Read more ...

5 Ingredient Flank Steak

5 Ingredient Flank Steak

This 5 Ingredient Flank Steak is insanely flavorful and so easy! It'll be your new go-to marinade this summer. Read more ...

Lemon Basil Orzo & Vegetables

Lemon Basil Orzo & Vegetables

Lemon Basil Orzo & Vegetables - An easy vegan recipe in 30 mins that makes it easy to eat your veggies while enjoying comforting pasta too! Read more ...

Caprese pasta salad

Caprese pasta salad

Caprese pasta salad is loaded with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and sweet basil and tossed with balsamic vinaigrette for an easy side Read more ...

Attention, Iced Tea-Lovers: Starbucks Is Releasing 3 New Teavana Lemonades...

Attention, Iced Tea-Lovers: Starbucks Is Releasing 3 New Teavana Lemonades For Summer

Calling all iced tea fanatics: Starbucks just added a selection of Teavana-flavored tea lemonades to its menu , ideal for warm Summer weather. Imagine sitting poolside and... Read more ...

Low Carb Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Low Carb Chicken Parmesan Casserole

This low carb chicken parmesan casserole recipe is very easy to make when you use cooked chicken. Your whole family will love it. Read more ...

Gluten Free Lemon Blackberry Cake

Gluten Free Lemon Blackberry Cake

A dense pound cake that is both gluten free & dairy free. Filled with fresh blackberries and plenty of tart lemon flavor. Read more ...

Easy Chicken Marbella

Easy Chicken Marbella

Roast chicken in dates, olives, white wine & capers. So amazingly delicious and easy, you will want to make this every week! Read more ...

Gluten-Free Lemon Madeleines

Gluten-Free Lemon Madeleines

These Gluten-Free Lemon Madeleines are just as light and delicious as the regular version. Read more ...

Strawberry Almond Flour Cake

Strawberry Almond Flour Cake

This moist cake is sweetened with honey, filled with fresh strawberry flavor, and topped with a creamy 4 ingredient strawberry frosting! Read more ...