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...

Akashi Gibson

This fresh take on a classic uses gin and genshu sake (a higher proof variant with lots of flavor), both from Akashi city in Hyogo, Japan. Vermouth...

Roasted Rack of Lamb

This dish looks beautiful enough for a dinner party but is simple enough for a weeknight meal too. It’ll make you look good either way. I skip the ...