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This decidedly Irish take on the classic Swiss fondue is a fun and easy party appetizer.
Every country has Grandmas, so every country makes chicken soup! Here's is the Peruvian version, Aguadita.
Classic Swiss Fondue includes dry white wine, kirsch, Emmental and Gruyere cheeses. Each component of plays an important role.
Le Puy Lentils? French Garlic Sausage? Sometimes it's hard to know where to find specialty products. Here is a list of my best sources. Plus a recipe that uses both!
Chicken Noodle Soup. This is the classic just how your Grandma made it. Well, just like somebody's Grandma made it, "gesundheit bubbeleh".
The flavors are bold, rich and luxurious. This roasted fennel soup has it all. So "Brace" yourself.
I have Braised Potatoes with Rosemary and Shallots, just the thing for the many of us who are "weather challenged".
WARNING: These bacon wrapped pork loin chops are only for very bad boys and girls. It\'s good to be bad!
Just because it's Default Pasta Night doesn't mean it can't be fabulous. I've all got the rules and definitions you need for success.
I cold poached these Asian pears in Black Tea, Vanilla & Ginger to keep their texture crisp and sweet.
The creaminess of ricotta is balanced by the bitter bite of radicchio and the garlicky crunch of breadcrumbs, making for one perfect pasta.
Simple but satisfying these roasted carrots and parsnips will warm your winter!
Braised Fennel with Cannellini and Bacon delivered from the clutches of the green and black hairy refrigerator monsters.
Coq au Vin in four easy steps.
Chocolate Souffle the Hollywood Way!
There is plenty of Hollywood lore attached to the humble Cobb Salad.
Wikipedia defines Rumaki as “an hors d'oeuvre of mock-Polynesian origin”. Now that's FUNNY!
Take a Sip Down Memory Lane: The Cocoanut Grove Signature Cocktail
This simple appetizer of Plantains and Caviar with Black Bean Puree was a signature dish from the iconic 80s Hollywood restaurant Trumps.
These unusual cookies are spiced with caraway seeds are are a specialty of Ecuador.
Choosing a good steak need not be worrisome!
Pan Seared Rib-Eye. Perfect every time. You can do it, because it's easy.
Chickpeas give this stew its wonderful texture, but its the spice combination of coriander, caraway and red pepper that warms your soul.
These poached eggs are not ON toast. They are IN it!
This is a delicious little shooter. In fact it tastes a bit a like an almond, cranberry and creamy oak Tootsie-Pop!
Tea and Toast a comforting combination along with some information on Ololong Tea.
This simple beet pasta is a real show stopper! Cooking Red To Remember World AIDS Day.
Cooking Red To Remember- World AIDS Day. Oysters with Red Mignonette.
The ubiquitous Green Bean Casserole– I won’t eat that. I won’t watch you eat that, and I certainly am not putting that mess on my lovely blog!
Chocolate Pumpkin Tart is an elegant version of Thanksgiving's iconic dessert.
These potatoes are bad boys. You are gonna love' em!
Holiday host gifts can make or break the party!
Mashed potatoes are a classic Thanksgiving side dish. I am giving you 2 versions today: Simple and Sumptuous!
This Carrot and Leek Tart would make a wonderfully non-traditional side dish this Thanksgiving.