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Bon Appetit's June Cover Recipe - Summery Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto
Bon Appetit's Cook the Cover Fried Chicken Sandwich with Jalapeno Slaw and Spicy Mayo - so good with fried chicken or pork cutlets
Blueberry-Pumpkin Seed Energy Bars for breakfast on the go or an afternoon snack are loaded with lots of healthy goodies
Summer is here! Plum Sorbet sandwiched between Ginger Molasses Cookies
Bobby Flay didn't stand a chance in the Meatball Throwdown against Grandma Maroni's Meatballs (100-year-old recipe)
Seaweed Sables - Buttery cookies laced with toasted nori, fleur de sel, and a touch of sesame oil. Enjoy with wine, sake, or beer during cocktail hour!
Lentil, Lemon and Seared Albacore Salad
Farm to Table Beet Salad, with roasted beets, lavender honey goat cheese, tangerine supremes, Marcona almond brittle, baby basil leaves, and balsamic vinaigrette
Curried Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad, where each ingredient is lovingly pampered to bring out the best...thank you, Thomas Keller
Mario Batali's Porcini-Rubbed 3-Bone Rib Roast. If you missed it for Christmas Eve, how about New Years?
Surprise Santa with these Chocolate Cayenne Cocktail Cookies and a glass of fruity, Italian Lambrusco. Your presents may improve if you do!
Leek and Pancetta Risotto with Poached Egg
The Hearty Boys' Bacon-Blueberry Ice Cream
Hibiscus infused Lemon Tart, from Chef Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room, La Jolla
Bobby Flay's Pumpkin Pie topped off our Pirate Party Menu for our over-the-top Halloween Bash
Pissaladière aka Pirate Breath Pizza: French Fridays with Dorie
Feel like makin' gnocchi...Ricotta Gnocchi with Chanterelles, Sweet Corn and Sage Brown Butter
Slow Roasted Tomatoes, for Deconstructed BLT and Eggs, two recent French Fridays with Dorie recipes
Cajun Chicken Alfredo...when you want to spice up your basic Fettuccine Alfredo, and your life, just a little
Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes with warm maple syrup...can your Saturday or Sunday morning get any better?
Grilled Maui-Style Snapper Tacos with grilled Habanero Pineapple, and Tomatillo-Arbol Chile Salsa
Liege Waffles - Once you try these, you'll never go back to any other kind of waffle!
Cold Melon-Berry Soup, with Grilled Shrimp, for this week's French Fridays with Dorie
Grilled White Clam "Pie" or pizza, made with Jim Lahey's no-knead pizza dough and a combination of Mario Batali's and Food Network's toppings
Incredibly fresh Hamachi Sashimi, with tangerine vinaigrette, spicy almond brittle, and micro basil - for Concert in the Park Challenge "Raw"
Strawberry Summer Cake, with sweet, local Strawberries
Pan-Roasted Salmon Salad, with arugula, couscous, tomato, raisins, capers, and balsamic vinaigrette. Summer has arrived!
Cooking the Cover of the newly designed Bon Appétit - Pasta Al Pomodoro
I was thrilled to host the May Daring Cooks' Challenge, and chose Gumbo. Here's one of three gumbos I made - Drew's Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo, from John Besh
A decadent chocolate, bourbon dessert created for my Kentucky Derby Pick - Midnight Interlude
Portobello and Chipotle Tacos, with Tomatillo and Arbol Chile Salsa. These are incredible and will be a regular in our house!
Bistrot Paul Bert's Pepper Steak, with a Cognac-cream sauce, and Pommes Souffle, adorable balloon-like fries, for this week's French Fridays with Dorie
Garden to Table: Linguine with Red Walnuts, Swiss Chard, and Port Salut cheese
Spaghetti alla Lucana, from the Basilicata region of Italy. Beautiful roasted red and yellow bell peppers, fresh clams, and pasta...hard to go wrong with this!