In Episode 607: Ladies Who Lunch, I go to Charleston for some Low Country classics.
It's time to enter the 2017 Create Cooking Challenge; I will be one of the judges.
Find the latest Milk Street Radio podcast with Chris Kimball and me here.
The Washington Post names "Home Cooking 101" one of "Best 2016 Cookbooks."
I will be speaking at "The Joy of HR" in Williamsburg, VA on March 13th.
Hope you will look for my monthly column in the Washington Post.
I will be returning to the Lake Austin Spa Resort on May 15th for Pizza Madness.
Chris Kimball and I made Apricot Souffles at Milk Street; learn more here.
Nothing could be faster on a busy weeknight than preparing a "Meal in a Pan." Here are two satisfying family dinners you can get on the table with no fuss in the kitchen.
Picadillo Sloppy Joes
The counterpoint of prunes and green olives brings big flavor to this satisfying sandwich and it is quick and easy to prepare.
Roasted Vegetable and Fresh Ricotta Sandwiches
A sandwich can be the ultimate weeknight meal; hearty, portable, and easy to make. This one includes my homemade ricotta cheese.
Smoky Fish Chowder
This Smoky Fish Chowder is my take on traditional New England chowder. The addition of Canadian bacon makes it even more delicious than the original.
Chicken, Shrimp, Peanut, and Cashew Stew
Brazilian chef, Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, took me on a shopping trip to a Brazilian market to find the perfect ingredients for this stew.
Rosemary Honey and Georgia Peach Chutney Burgers
Beekeeper Ted Dennard and I made this, in Savannah, Georgia after I learned all about bees and beekeeping.
Grilled Duck Breast with Honey Roasted Carrots, Farro-Herb Salad and Cider Jus
I joined Chef Joey Altman at a farm in Napa, California to prepare this with fresh-picked ingredients.
Apple Nutmeg Bites
Agave nectar sweetens these spicy dried fruit and nut snacks. Serve with cheese for an appetizer or dessert or pack in lunch boxes.
Shredded Butternut Squash with Dates and Pistachios
This seasonal side dish is easy to make in the Nutri Ninja Bowl Duo machine, a food processor, or blender.
Rawia Bishara’s Brussels Sprouts with Panko
Adapted from “Olives, Lemons & Za’atar,” whose author notes that this tempting side can be roasted if you prefer not to deep fry.
Sautéed Lemon Chicken with Fried Capers
You can use this method to quickly prepare chicken breasts and keep them moist. I have always loved Lemon Chicken but avoided deep frying; this makes it easy for a work night.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Cucumber Cantaloupe Salsa and Creamy Feta Dressing
I love pork tenderloin. Unless overcooked, it'll turn out juicy, flavorful, and tender every time.
Indian Scrambled Eggs with Pappadams
What’s so Indian about these scrambled eggs? The flavorings—chile, ginger, cumin, turmeric, and cilantro—and the pappadams, a thin, crispy, East Indian bread made with lentil flour.
Is there a way to save lemon rinds after squeezing out the juice?A viewer's question started me thinking of all the ways empty lemon rinds could be saved for later use.
"Home Cooking 101" right on trend as the New York Times shows more home-cooked meals in America.A recent NY Times article documents Americans preparing more meals at home and purchasing fewer away.
Our Anniversary Viking Cruise on the Rhone RiverThis Cruise was the perfect way for The Husband and me to celebrate our 35th Anniversary. Travel along right here.
What should you have in a well-stocked pantry?I am often asked this question when I am teaching and always include a pantry section in my books. Here's my well-stocked pantry.
What are some good ways cook kale?These days we think of kale and we think salad, but this traditional fall vegetable is just as delicious cooked.
What is the difference between baking powder and baking soda?Many bakers aren't quite sure about the difference between baking powder and baking soda. Here's the story.
Can you give me an easy, all-purpose salad dressing recipe?I frequently get requests for a good all-purpose salad dressing recipe. Here's my favorite.
What is the easiest way to roast peppers?There are a number of ways to roast peppers; all are easy but this is my favorite.
What is the best way to melt chocolate?Here's how to get perfectly smooth melted chocolate safely.