Whole Roasted Pineapple

Pineapple is one of my favorite fruits but sadly not cooked often enough. To me the key is to pick a great ripe pineapple or just leave it for up t...

Pilpel Broiled Ribeye

This recipe uses a custom pepper-based spice blend from The Spice Companion which brings out some of the best flavors in beef. Since it's winter, L...

Comapeño & Egg Salad with Smoked Salmon

Fiery comapeño chile wakes up the other ingredients in this salad. The dressing is a simple olive oil and lemon juice, with smoked salmon supplying...

Oven-Roasted Chicken Soup

Roasting chicken first and then braising it in the oven with sautéed vegetables makes for the best chicken soup. The oven gives the chicken a rotis...

Panettone Pain Perdu

Something quick and fun, since I found myself with a bounty of panettone and then wanted to see how much I could optimize my french toast techniqu...

Ozōni 

Here is my take on a dish I grew up eating with my brother and mom back home in San Francisco. Nowadays with a young son I don’t always have time ...

Rich Cinnamon Syrup

Made with vibrant and floral soft-stick cinnamon, this flavor-packed and dense syrup (rich means a 2:1 ratio of sugar to water) is a great ingredie...

Puff Pastry Croutons

This recipe uses our Luberon N4 blend and Christian's dead-easy puff pastry method to make these flaky and airy herbed croutons. Because the herbs ...

Le Puy Lentil Soup

When blended, Le Puy lentils turn into a hearty soup. You can make it as smooth or chunky, thick or thin, as you like. A dollop of yogurt sauce...

Braised Collards & Black-Eyed Peas

This is a common dish to eat for good luck on New Years Day in the South, and something my wife Lisa (who is from Houston), and I often enjoy. We h...

No-Waste Potato Leek Soup

Growing up with a Japanese mother you learn about mottainai, the loose English meaning is "do not waste", though a more literal meaning includes "w...

Sourdough Dutch Baby

A pudding-pancake hybrid with a strange name, this dish might have been inspired by the German Pfannkuchen but is definitely American. My version c...