• Grilled Miso-Ginger Salmon

    Grilled Miso-Ginger Salmon

    Salmon is an incredibly versatile fish for grilling. Marinating salmon fillets in a simple uncooked marinade using miso, mirin, ginger, and a few other ingredients results in a wonderful grilled…

  • Monkfish Fideua

    Monkfish Fideua

    I like to make fideua with hearty fish like monkfish, grouper or swordfish, but you could also use shellfish such as shrimp, scallops, or lobster. 

  • Oven-Roasted Za’atar Chickpeas

    Oven-Roasted Za’atar Chickpeas

    Here is a simple recipe for a tasty snack to nibble on: oven-roasted chickpeas with za’atar. Za’atar is a traditional Middle Eastern seasoning blend usually made with oregano, thyme, sumac,…

  • Memorial Day Rosé-Rosemary Chicken

    Memorial Day Rosé-Rosemary Chicken

    At our house we usually grill on Memorial Day and this grilled chicken with flavors of rosemary and Rosé wine is one of my favorites.

  • Pasta alle Vongole

    Pasta alle Vongole

    Vongole, in Italian, translates as clams. So, pasta alle vongole is simple pasta with clams. Here is an easy and simple recipe.

  • Low-Oil No-Fry Enchiladas

    Low-Oil No-Fry Enchiladas

    I recently devised a way to make the enchiladas pliable so they don’t break or tear, but without frying them.

  • Sichuan-Style Asparagus

    Sichuan-Style Asparagus

    Here is the recipe for a spicy veggie stir-fry side dish featuring asparagus prepared Sichuan-style.

  • The Comforts of Home – Global Comfort Food Recipes for the Home Cook

    The Comforts of Home – Global Comfort Food Recipes for the Home Cook

    for this week, I’m sharing some of my favorite recipes from the Scheff’s Table column: comfort food dishes from around the world, from schnitzel and fried rice to chile verde…

  • Matchstick Fries

    Matchstick Fries

    Matchstick fries are simpler to make than standard French fries because you don’t need to soak the cut spuds in water, nor cook them twice. Just cut the potatoes into…

  • Scheff’s Table: Cacio e Pepe

    Scheff’s Table: Cacio e Pepe

    Cacio e pepe is an extremely simple, rustic dish with very few ingredients, but one that is hard to get right. Pepe in Italian means “pepper,” and cacio is a…

  • Grilled Flat Iron Steak

    Grilled Flat Iron Steak

    Flat iron steak is a cut of beef that is very tender, nicely marbled, and is great for grilling. It’s especially good with a simple marinade made with olive oil,…

  • How to Make a Fab Fresh Pasta Dough

    How to Make a Fab Fresh Pasta Dough

    Through the years, I’ve tried dozens if different recipes for making fresh pasta dough. And after many, many trials and experiments, I’ve found this one to be the most dependable,…

  • Chinatown-worthy Kung Pao Shrimp Recipe

    Chinatown-worthy Kung Pao Shrimp Recipe

    In the past couple of decades, kung pao chicken and kung pao shrimp have become among Americans’ favorite Chinese dishes, second probably only to fried rice and cream cheese-filled wontons.

  • Scheff’s Table:  Seafood Fideuà

    Scheff’s Table: Seafood Fideuà

    Enjoy Ted Scheffler’s recipe version of fideuà inspired by a dish at Café Madrid.

  • Scheff’s Table: Chorizo-spiked Steamed Mussels

    Scheff’s Table: Chorizo-spiked Steamed Mussels

    Try this hearty dish of clams in a spicy broth with chorizo slices and add some grilled rustic bread to soak up the delicious broth.