You never know what a Master Chef might serve at a Top Chef Masters Watch Party. Shimmering gelatin dessert appetizers were a surprise hit at this party.
Wine Braised Chicken with Tomatoes, Olives and Capers. Classic provencal ingredients pack a punch in this rustic, easy dish.
Roasted beets with pistachio butter from Mario Batali's newest cookbook, Molto Gusto.
Fruit Chips? That's right! Easy as slice and bake. You can have your chips and health at the same time. Simple Saturday.
This week's entry for BWD: Dorie Greenspans' Hidden Berry Cream Cheese Torte
Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa by Rick Bayless, my new foodie crush. It's tangy, spicy, salty, and absolutely addictive.
Spanish Tortilla with Asparagus and Fennel - the perfect picnic food!
Pan Roasted Duck & Mushroom Gyoza (Pot Stickers) float in Tomato Broth with Wasabi Cream drizzled nearby. Hand made wrappers make a difference.
Jody Adams' Halibut Braised in Ginger-Lemongrass Broth. With dishes like this, is it any wonder why she is dominating the latest round of Top Chef Masters.
An interview/signature recipe from the lovely Dee Brun — or Cocktail Deeva.
Public school, private business. How one school forged a partnership over vegetables, and why it worked.
Lemon Poppy-Seed Cookies
A layer of brownies, topped with Nutella mousse, then drizzled with warm Nutella- awesomeness in pie form!
A French Rhubarb Tart recipe with ground almonds.
Perfect Mother's Day Meal - Eggs Benedict with Bourbon Bearnaise Sauce: The Story of a Chef and a Guy Who Didn't Like to Cook
Tuscan Salami- A gastronomic tour over Chianti [in Italian]
Martha Stewart's soft chocolate chip cookies make all your problems just a little bit better. :)
Pork Jowl Prosciutto
Daniel Boulud's Beef Short Ribs, with the exception of a good Duck Confit, these lovelies are the quickest way to my heart. Comfort food at it's finest.
Gardein "Steak" Sandwich from Tal Ronnen's "The Conscious Cook" - Think you could never be vegetarian? This sandwich might change your mind!
Arugula and Prosciutto Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella made on the outdoor grill.
Favorite photo from photography lesson with Lara Ferroni in Seattle. Peanut noodles.
Leave it to Thomas Keller to come up with the world's most expensive cake mix.
How to make a delicious and healthy strawberry milkshake!
Homemade Ricotta and Basil Ravioli
Food blogging & fiddleheads: an analogy.
BWD: Dorie Greenspan's The Most Extraordinary Lemon Cream Tart
Mark Bittman's quick and easy Asian salad
Baked Penne with Feta and Olives, based on Mark Bittman's Baked Ziti, so good!
Greek moussaka made easier and lighter tasting. From Sara Moulton's fab new cookbook.
[RECIPE] Why is this D.C. gastropub the latest hot spot? Plus, get the pastry chef's strawberry-rhubarb preserve recipe!
Jaime Oliver's Chicken Korma, a delicious curry that is mild enough for everyone in the family to enjoy.
A wonderful Hummus recipe by Chef Michael Solomonov -- simple yet beautiful. The perfect side dish for Spring or Summer!
I'm a big fan of the "blue box stuff", but this macaroni and cheese is a pretty tasty alternative!