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Cochon 555 & The Whole Hog

I am a meat eater. Many of my friends disagree with me on the subject, and I admit I find myself eating meatless meals more often these days, but when I do eat meat I want flavorful, responsibly reared meat. Why? Simply put, it’s more… Keep Reading »

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Halibut Piccata

You’ll enjoy recipes like this delicious Halibut Piccata that’s sophisticated enough to serve at a dinner party, yet pleasing to younger palates – making it a great family dinner entree as well.

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Saute

How To Sauté

My new cooking term series is all about empowering the novice cook. Take charge for your kitchen and learn how to dredge.

 
Become a member to learn how to cook once, to enjoy homemade meals in minutes all week long! Eat healthier, save time and money, and… Keep Reading »

Dredge

How To Dredge

My new cooking term series is all about empowering the novice cook. Take charge for your kitchen and learn how to dredge.

Become a member to learn how to cook once, to enjoy homemade meals in minutes all week long! Eat healthier, save time and money, and… Keep Reading »

Chive Green Beans and New Potatoes

Chive Green Beans & New Potatoes

How to make Chive Green Beans & New Potatoes…. Keep Reading »

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

These simple yet delicious ingredients hold up so well and enhance the flavor of the salmon. Elegant enough for a dinner party, but easy enough for weeknight dining…. Keep Reading »

Cauliflower and Chickpea Stew

Cauliflower & Chickpea Stew

This hearty vegetarian stew is robust enough to satisfy any omnivore, or a as an additional quick and easy dish to throw together when some of your guests are vegetarian. You can keep it really healthy by leaving out the cream (and still have great… Keep Reading »

Apricot-Almond Couscous

Apricot-Almond Couscous

Sweet and savory, soft and crunchy, this Moroccan side dish has it all going on, making every taste bud pop with every bite. If you are on a gluten-free diet, the ingredients work equally well with quinoa. Just add chickpeas to round it out into… Keep Reading »

Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream

Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream

A little taste of French Polynesian paradise at home – making Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream. There are three main kinds of vanilla bean; Madagascar, Mexican, and Tahitian which hails from French Polynesia and happens to be the fruitiest and sweetest of the vanilla beans, making it… Keep Reading »

Rose and Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes

Rose & Pink Grapefuit Cupcakes

Perfect for any spring or summertime celebration, these pretty Rose Scented Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes have become a staple birthday gift for my friends this time of year. Not too sweet, light and airy with an ever so slight hint of rose that will enchant them,… Keep Reading »

Apricot Lamb Chops

Apricot Lamb Chops

A delicious, quick, and easy dish with all the complex flavors lamb tagine in just 25 minutes…. Keep Reading »

Mandarin Glazed Filet Mignon

Mandarin Glazed Filet Mignon

How to make Mandarin Glazed Filet Mignon…. Keep Reading »

Vegan Delight

Vegan Delight

I used a specific brand of grain blend, Trader Joes Harvest Grain Blend, but you should be able to find something similar close to where you live, or mix your own — it consists of Israeli couscous, red quinoa, and split pea, garbanzo beans with… Keep Reading »