giving Cooking Light's Instant Black Bean Soup a try on a snowy winter's day
David Leite's famous Chocolate Chip Cookies. Sprinkled with sea salt, these cookies are the best I've had in a very long time.
Mexican Chocolate Pudding
Lemon Curd Biscuit. A trip to my local bakery satisfies my lemon craving. Gorgeous!
Salmorejo with West Australian marron (fresh water crayfish) and baby herbs, made for the Masterchef Australia tv show audition.
Everyone should know how to roast the perfect chicken. This one is flavored with Meyer lemon zest and served with a roasted shallot gravy.
Homemade croissants, so worth the work.
Potato, kalamata olive, green bean, artichoke heart and feta salad. Healthy, flavorful and so tasty.
A quick and easy home made blackberry jam.
Chicken Romana. A dash of capers give this Mario Batali favorite a little extra zing.
Caramelized onions, grape tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and olive oil are the only ingredients besides pasta in this hearty vegetarian meal.
Salmon with Fennel, Olives and Dill
Rich Béchamel with bits of braised ham hock and sweet leeks, surrounded by creamy polenta encased in a crisp panko shell.
Everything you love about spicy Thai food layered on a bubbly hot and delicious pizza.
Turkey Meatballs Over Greens
Cherry chocolate chip cookies
Fried eggs with Chips. Give them a glamorous touch with truffle and foie. Calories can be sooooo tasty!
Delicious chocolate buttercrunch bars made with a "surprise" ingredient!
Zucchini and spinach gratin. Warm for the winter
Smoked Salmon and Egg Salad Tartines
the Campari Aranciata Cocktail, a perfect aperitif cocktail that simply satisfies!
Broccoli Rabe with Calabrese Sausage
Vietnamese Banhmi Sandwich + Panini Machine = Banhmi-ni! A new way to enjoy an already tasty sandwich.
Butterscotch Pudding with Coffee-Caramel Bananas!
Forget regular flat pancakes. You'll flip over these round, filled Danish flapjacks.
Make your own whole wheat noodles--stay healthy and avoid the odd texture of dried whole wheat noodles.
Pineapple Tarts for Chinese New Year
This sturdy, hold-in-your-hand banana bread is just another reason I love my friend Kelley.
Rum-Drenched Vanilla Cakes: soft dense mini bundt cakes studded with vanilla bean flecks, moistened with rum syrup
Yummy little shortbread cookies made with leftover pecans.
Frisee Aux Lardons with Warm Vinaigrette and a Poached Egg
A simple recipe for Thai Shrimp Linguine and an even more simple Photoshop tip for helping to salvage those too dark photos.
Little loaves of rye and blue cheese.