An elegant meal doesn't have to cost a fortune. Dig around you don't know what you can find in the recesses of your kitchen!
chocolate banana bread muffins, a recipe from my great granmother
Seared Scallops with Salsa Verde
Vegan, lactose free strawberry cold tart.
[Spanish with automatic translator]
The ultimate comfort dish served in a new way: Baked Vanilla Infused Peach Risotto
A light, simple, sandwich that is great for the waist line, the wallet, and your kids will love it, too!
Pacific Rim Warm Tofu Salad. Healthy & brightly flavored. Vegetarian/Vegan friendly and can be on the table in less than 15 minutes.
P. Reinhart's Bagels [in French]
Blood and chocolate cotechino with apricot and lentils
Oven-baked split pea and lentil soup - a fresh take on an American classic.
A more healthful Chicken Salad ~ with several nutritious components. So flavorful you won't miss the fat.
Nyonya Ayam Sioh
It only LOOKS like a bagel with cream cheese: it's really a doughnut filled with cream cheese frosting with poppyseeds on top.
Cocktail trends have gone from swanky to basic and back again. One company offers a custom cocktail and bar certification service that is v. unique.
With some fresh fruit & a little liquor, these bottles quickly transform into a refreshing pitcher of Summer Sangria.
Dr. Bamboo wants to hear about the worst drink you've ever had.
Spring Porcini: A Good Excuse for Early Season Camping and a Gourmet Camp Dinner.
Rich and fudgy chocolate sorbet
Switching bland Vodka for Tequila turns the rather unchallenging standard Cosmo into the fabulous Rude Cosmopolitan.
The butter pork was definitely one of the best, it was slightly sweet, coated with butter powder which had a uncanny resemblance to cheese
Lots of butter, and lots of beautiful fresh apricots star in this show-stopping tart.
Asian Doughnuts. Great fun to make with the kids.
Gnocchi with Fresh Marjoram and Wild Mushrooms.
Pesto Shrimp with Pancetta & Parmesan Polenta. Bright and fresh and summery, but still hearty. Like a fancy-pants shrimp and grits.
Scallop fried rice - it does not get any better!
French yogurt. The retro-chic glass pots really do make it better.
These Lavosh (Armenian crackers) are crispy & flavorful. They serve as a perect match for Edamame Hummus.
My favorite version of gazpacho - smooth, not chunky.
melon and turkey salad with fresh and crunchy vegetables. [in Italian, translator in sidebar]
Pasta (tallarines) with sepia cooked in his own ink, with some onion & garlic & white wine
This version of coleslaw with a bit of crumbled blue cheese in the dressing is definitely one of my favorite recipes!
America loves burgers and this Horseradish Buffalo Burger with Cheddar Cheese is just one more great reason to keep on loving burgers!
This graduation cake is covered in homemade marshmallow fondant.