Cream puffs filled with strawberries and vanilla bean pastry cream.
Chocolate Mocha Brownies are incredibly irresistible – super moist and chocolaty with a good punch of espresso flavor thrown in.
Mediterranean Hummus with Oregano, Lemon, and Kalamata Olives.
Nokedli - Hungarian dumplings being extruded into boiling water to go with Chicken Paprikash
Shrimp and Pineapple Teriyaki
Double Chocolate Biscotti with Toasted Pecans.
Easy cream of red pepper soup from Mollie Katzen -- without the cream! Serve warm or chilled.
Lime French Toast
Polenta on the table (Polenta alla Spianatora). Polenta served with a ragu directly on a board on the table. Everyone grabs a fork and digs in!
This cake was first made in 1885, and it is still one of the best and most popular cakes in the world.
Baked red snapper fillet. A simple, no fuss meal and they do say that fish is good for you!
Bengali Mango-Tamarind Barbecue Sauce...a great addition to Bengali Shish Kebabs.
Carne Asada tacos at home. Save your ten bucks for a case of Coronas.
Pound cake cupcakes just waiting for your favorite frosting.
Try these heart-shaped window sugar cookies for Valentine's Day.
Koulourakia..a mistaken and a proper one !
Spicy Beets curry with coconut and peas
[Chewy] Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sautéed Polenta and Mixed Vegetables with red Swiss chard, asparagus, lentils, red pepper and carrots.
Guinness beef stew - a perfect winter recipe.
Baked fish with a touch of Chinese...a tasty worker-bee recipe!
Arugula, parmesan & bacon salad at Mercury Coffee Bar in Detroit. Do yourself a favor and eat one before they shut down.
Patisserie-perfect rich, decadent Dark Chocolate Truffle Tarts are done in five minutes leaving plenty time to stare into your Valentine's eyes.
Red Lentil Lasagne
Hibiscus soda with pineapple balls and freshly cracked pepper. Hibiscus (London, U.K.)
Japanese BBQ of wagyu beef and pork collar - simply divine!
Succulent Duck breast with parsnip, apples, bacon, butternut squash & red wine at Animal
Lamb tartare topped with sweet ebi shrimp tartare and a beautiful garden of flowers dusted with gold. L20 (Chicago)
Stir-fried Rice Vermicelli with Garlic and Scallions
Arroz Verde al Horno from NYC's Mercadito. Baked with Oaxaca and Manchego cheeses.
Freshly cooked chickpeas on a bed of romaine lettuce, dressed with oil and lemon juice. Perfect.
Celery Soup with Sherry - Day 2 of Soup Week on Running With Tweezers
Grilled Marinated Flank steak, perfectly rare. Simple ingredients that burst with flavor.
Kid Friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies - an easy, tasty, and foolproof way to get your little ones helping in the kitchen!