• Air Fryer Buffalo Wings

    Air Fryer Buffalo Wings

    With the Labor Day holiday in mind, I’m thinking that healthier air-fried Buffalo-style chicken wings would be a good option. This recipe makes excellent, crispy wings that you’d never know…

  • Chicken with White Wine Sauce

    Chicken with White Wine Sauce

    Chicken with white wine sauce is a French recipe where the chicken is usually sauteed and then served with a light wine sauce.

  • Air Fryer Wiener Schnitzel

    Air Fryer Wiener Schnitzel

    This week I took a stab at making air fryer wiener schnitzel and I have to admit that it came out great – really crispy and delicious, using a fraction…

  • Curried Rice Pilaf

    Curried Rice Pilaf

    This curried rice pilaf is a terrific side dish for all sorts of main courses, from fish and chicken to meat and veggie dishes.

  • Simple & Easy Chicken Parmesan

    Simple & Easy Chicken Parmesan

    One of my favorite Italian-American comfort foods is chicken parmigiana – or, chicken parmesan as it’s usually known in this country,

  • Creole-Style Jambalaya

    Creole-Style Jambalaya

    There are lots of different ways to make jambalaya, but most recipes can be sorted into two groups: Creole-style, which includes tomatoes and/or tomato sauce, and Cajun or brown jambalaya,…

  • How to Make an Authentic Cubano Sandwich

    How to Make an Authentic Cubano Sandwich

    A true Cuban sandwich, I’m told, consists of nothing more than the following: bread, mustard, roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and butter.

  • Simple Roasted Chicken

    Simple Roasted Chicken

    This is one of my favorite roast chicken recipes, based on the way New Orleans restaurateur/chef Donald Link (Herbsaint, Cochon, Pêche, Cochon Butcher, Calcasieu, La Boulangerie, Gianna) ) does it,…

  • Curried Rice Pilaf

    Curried Rice Pilaf

    Curried rice pilaf is a simple side dish, but so much more interesting in texture and flavor than plain pilaf. You could also make this into a main dish by…

  • Dan Dan Noodles

    Dan Dan Noodles

    One of my favorite Chinese street foods is a classic noodle dish from Sichuan called dan dan. Some cooks make it with ground pork but I prefer a non-meat version…

  • Steamed Chorizo Clams & Potatoes

    Steamed Chorizo Clams & Potatoes

    Potatoes and clams with Spanish chorizo may sound like an odd combination, but trust me – it’s delicious!  I like to serve the clams in bowls with some of the broth…

  • Shrimp with Creamy Polenta

    Shrimp with Creamy Polenta

    Last week I cooked one of my wife’s favorite dishes: shrimp and grits. And, last week I shared my recipe for the creamy cheddar polenta (grits) to accompany the shrimp.…

  • Creamy Polenta with Cheddar

    Creamy Polenta with Cheddar

    Here is a recipe for a creamy polenta with cheddar that can be used instead of grits in shrimp and grits recipe.

  • Pepin-Style Crab Cakes with Avocado Sauce

    Pepin-Style Crab Cakes with Avocado Sauce

    Here is the recipe for a killer crab cake with avocado sauce. The key is using the best crab you can find and handling the cakes gently.

  • Goan Shrimp

    Goan Shrimp

    In Goa, which is a state on the southwestern coast of India, coconut and coconut oil are very common cooking ingredients and seafood is quite popular and plentiful. Here is…

  • Chicken Amatriciana

    Chicken Amatriciana

    Pasta Amatriciana is a classic Roman dish with sauce made from tomatoes, onion, carrots, garlic, seasonings, and usually pancetta or guanciale. This version of Amatriciana is made heartier with the…