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New Year’s Eve Appetizers

  Is there a better time for fancy appetizers and champagne than New Year’s Eve parties? Let us help you make finger foods that will impress all your guests!   Smoked Salmon Bites with Dill Caper Cream These elegant bites look lovely as they are, but you can dress them up even more by topping [...]

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5 Things You Can Bake in Under 1 Hour

  Whether you want a quick dessert or a quick appetizer, here are 5 things you can bake in under 1 hour. And that includes the prep time! Perfect for the time-strapped holidays!   Melissa d’Arabian’s Simple Tomato Tart This tomato tart is an easy, refined and elegant dinner or appetizer solution!   Cinnamon Toast [...]

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Ricotta Tortelli with Butter and Sage

  For those of you who are superstar home cooks and want to try your hand at making fresh pasta, this tortelli recipe sounds like a great place to start. It doesn’t get fresher than this!   Print Ricotta Tortelli with Butter and Sage The secret of these little ravioli-like parcels is the back-and-forth between [...]

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Gutted Mushrooms with Bacon and Spinach

  For fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead, Max Brooks, and all things zombies, the clever creators of Fifty Shades of Chicken hack a new parody cookbook filled with snacks for every occasion, tips for cooking under duress, and a love story that will send ripples down your spine–all accompanied by food photography that will ignite your palate. [...]

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Secretly Sadistic Jalapeño Poppers

For fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead, Max Brooks, and all things zombies, the clever creators of Fifty Shades of Chicken hack a new parody cookbook filled with snacks for every occasion, tips for cooking under duress, and a love story that will send ripples down your spine–all accompanied by food photography that will ignite your palate. Print [...]

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6 Appetizers You Can Create for Thanksgiving

  With Thanksgiving being less than a week away, cooking assignments are probably being handed out to your family as we type this article. If you were assigned appetizers for the festivities, we’ve got six delicious options that are sure to impress the whole family!

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Celebrity Chef Mashup: 5 Course Meal Edition

If I were going to plan my perfect meal, I’d go for rich, restaurant quality dishes that are difficult to prepare. And that last reason is the reason I would invite all the celebrity chefs who originated these recipes to come over and prepare them for me! This meal would have five courses (two of [...]

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Sweet Potato Galettes from Ottolenghi

  Spicy, sweet, and punchy, baked fresh and served warm, this is the sort of starter that can precede almost anything. The generous sour cream base and the lightness of the puff pastry carry the sweet potato easily without the risk of a carb overdose. Serve with a plain green salad. Print Sweet Potato Galettes [...]

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Spinach and Kale Cakes with Parmesan

Risotto, Spinach and Kale Cakes with Parmesan

Kale is one of the super foods that my family has yet to tackle. I’ve seen recipes for kale chips all over the place, but this is the first recipe I’ve seen that actually makes kale look edible…and deliciously so. I’m going to test this recipe out over the weekend and see how my 5 [...]

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Guasacaca with Tortilla Chips

  Guasacaca (wah-sah-KA-ka) is a Venezuelan version of Mexican guacamole. Typically chunkier and with more acidity, it is served as a dip for fried plantains and tortilla chips, but also as a salsa on top of grilled steaks or fish. Guasacaca can be very different, depending on who’s preparing it, but it always contains avocados. [...]

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