Featured Recipes

Fried Catfish BLTs

I’ve added a piece of catfish to the traditional BLT and some fresh basil and lemon zest to the mayonnaise to make this a worthy dinner entrée.

Asian Chicken Salad

This recipe was an excuse for me to repurpose the super-refreshing Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing served at sushi restaurants.

Summer Salad

I think of this recipe as the perfect summertime salad because it can be prepped ahead and features three of the shining stars of summer—corn, tomatoes, and basil.

Nectarine and Plum Upside Down Cake

When fresh stone fruit are in season there’s no better time to try this easy summer dessert.

Scallop, Basil, and Prosciutto Kebabs

With just 5 ingredients, this grilled entree is ready to serve in no time. Pair it with my Watermelon Lemonade.

Meatloaf Burgers and Oven Fries

Wish you could serve meat loaf on a weeknight? The whole family will love this easy version.

Salad Dressing Chicken with Escarole and Bean Salad

The chicken in this easy meal can be marinated in either homemade or store-bought salad dressing.

Shellfish and Couscous Stew

I first ate clams and pork, the Portuguese equivalent of Surf and Turf, on a trip with Jean Anderson. The sofrito is from Magda Alcayaga.

Two Melon Prosciutto and Feta Salad

This cool, sweet, and salty salad is packed and ready for summer travel. Just add a fork.

Texas Hill Country Brisket

Adapted from Elizabeth A. Karmel's “Taming the Flame: Secrets for Hot-and-Quick Grilling and Low-and-Slow BBQ.”

Asian Green Beans and Pork

I have always loved this Chinese dish but wanted the flavor without a lot of oil. Here's my lighter version.

Pasta Pizza

Here's a ridiculously simple and tasty recipe. Anytime you make angel hair pasta, cook double and recast the leftover pasta as the star of your dinner the next night.

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