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Whole wheat amaranth blueberry muffins with walnuts and cinnamon: Good to the last whole grain.
Crispy cumin salmon with braised lentils and tomato-caper vinaigrette.
Sour cream and cherry muffins with kirsch and Vietnamese cinnamon -- a delicious muffin makeover.
Roasted butternut squash soup with black truffle oil -- simple and delicious.
Blue cheese-stuffed figs served on a bed of speck create a explosion of salty-sweet flavor that will have you hooked and wanting more.
Migas with chorizo, currants, and breadcrumbs: a stand-out dish inspired by Mario Batali's so-so book 'Spain.'
Delicious beef bourguignon with homemade noodles: a nod to France's beloved 'boeuf.'
Fino sherry with a chorizo tortilla reveal the down-to-earth flavors of Spain.
Fresh fig tart -- a stunning tribute to late summer.
Pasta 'snails' with baby heirloom tomatoes, basil, and pine nuts -- a celebration of summer.
Fig, arugula, and bacon salad: A high-five to fig season.
Roasted bell pepper salad shows how simple ingredients can produce mind-blowing flavor.
Simple, delicious chicken cacciatora made the way I learned at Fontana del Papa in Italy.
Salsa Romesco is a big hit in Spain. This nutty, four-pepper sauce zings with garlic and sherry vinegar and is perfect with swordfish.
Yogurt and pistachio cheesecake with cardamom oranges takes the New York classic to the Mediterranean.
Brodetto, the classic, Italian fish stew from Romagna, highlights the flavor of fish beautifully with white wine and vinegar-braised onions.
Want a dish that's spicy but won't over power your glass of wine? Try Indian chicken with beet, apricot, and tomato chutney.
What's the trick to making fennel taste heavenly? Pair it with bright flavors and you will be hooked and wanting more.
NY strip steak with Bordelaise is the perfect stay-at-home Valentine's Day dinner.
Demi-glace, meaning “half glaze,” is a fantastically meaty and savory mother sauce made from roasting, then simmering veal bones.
Meat-packed casserole style manicotti topped with loads of mozzarella. This is a real crowd pleaser!
Whet your appetite with leek and gruyere crepes.
Squid stuffed with prosciutto and onion -- a sensual, fun-to-make recipe adapted from Paul Bocuse.
Prosciutto-wrapped salmon: This dish is so easy that I made it for a group of friends on a weeknight!
Red wine poached pears with marscapone whip -- we enjoyed this decadent dessert on a weeknight!
Tarragon chicken with bacon -- a scrumptious fall dinner and perfect for guests!
Grilled pepper and kalamata salad is mellow and sweet with a little bit of saltiness. It's the perfect side dish with pasta!
Pudlo Paris, the hip, French restaurant guide by Gilles Pudlowski, led us to this charcuterie snack at Au Petit Chavignol. The guide is now available for the first time in English.
Vol-au-vent 'monsieur' and vol-au-vent 'madame' -- a French twist on a puff pastry classic.
Tarragon perch with ratatouille -- a favorite dish inspired by Chef Hugo Wolfer at La Cordonnerie in Paris.
Italian salsa verde: The sauce that goes with everything.
Heirloom tomato pizza -- a summer tradition worth waiting for.
Salmon bagel with cream cheese -- the perfect weekend splurge!
Bordeaux's version of street food at the Bordeaux wine festival.