vanilla cognac + orange + brandied cherry + Fee Brothers orange bitters + club soda = Alpha Cook's Twisted Old Fashioned [plus recipe for brandied cherries]
Oprah's favourite turkey burger with spinach, avocado, chevre and pear ginger jam on homemade buns.
Melt in your mouth Shrimp Scampi.
Crisp filo pastries filled with tart feta cheese and bursts of fresh mint.
A fresh Chicken, Gorgonzola, Pear & Walnut salad. Perfect for warmer weather dining.
Buttermilk Ice Cream with blueberries - reminiscent of cheesecake, but with a tart, grown-up edge
Fresh Ginger Raw Banana Smoothie. No juicing required for the ginger! Vegan.
Brew your own vanilla extract! use real vanilla, the economic way!
Rhubarb + Almond Cream Crostada!
Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips - the perfect snack!
Fun foods, restaurants and sites in Budapest -- plus the coffee shop that makes the world's best marzipan chocolate cream cake.
Lemon macaroons and chocolate raspberry tarts from Caprice restaurant in Four Seasons Hong Kong.
The deservedly famous muffuletta sandwich at New Orleans's Central Grocery.
Banana flavored Thai Basil Seed Drink. The visual aspect is unusual and not very appealing, but it tastes delicious.
Baskets with goose liver pate' and cranberry jam
Fresh mussels cooked with bacon and a balsamic viniagrette
Grilled Whole Fish, Part Two: Impress your friends and family on the grill this summer (just don't tell them how easy it is.)
Saute of Long Hot Sichuan Peppers with Black Chinkiang Vinegar at Chengdu 1 Restaurant, Cedar Grove New Jersey
Whole wheat rotini with garlic, rapini and white beans
This special complex blend of Mexican Chili, herbs and spices is used in creating Birria De Chivo (Goat Stew).
Coconut Lime Cake with Tequila Meyer Lemon Glaze paired with Papaya Coulis and Blood Orange Sorbet
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pops! Also a recipe for S'mores Cookie Dough pops.
Guest post at Thursday Night Smackdown: Coquilles St. Jacques. We take on the classic scallop dish, Thomas Keller style.
Fish & Chips, the Quintessential English Take Away
Cheese pie with pesto and baked tomatoes
The Old Fashioned -- a classic cocktail.
Vanilla bean cupcakes coated in fresh blackberry buttercream frosting.
Dulche de leche marbled brownies
Piquillo Peppers stuffed with Cod brandade... delicious over a parsley sauce!
Potato, Carrot and Zucchini pancakes make a perfect nest for a baked egg.
Tuscan white bean soup
Tuna with sesame seeds and an Asian-inspired sauce.
Stir-Fried Shrimp and Cabbage
Garlic-Lime Cornish Game Hens