• Poke Tuna Recipe

    Poke Tuna Recipe

    Poke salad – which is typically made using raw tuna – is delicious and very easy to make. There’s no cooking involved; it’s essentially nothing more than raw tuna marinated…

  • Spiced Cornish Game Hens

    Spiced Cornish Game Hens

    This cornish game hen recipe is elegant enough to serve for a special New Year’s Eve dinner, but also delicious any old time.

  • Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin

    Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin

    Sous vide cooking is now within reach of most home cooks. Here is a simple recipe for sous vide pork tenderloin. 

  • Ham Fried Rice

    Ham Fried Rice

    The key to making  great fried rice is to cook the rice ahead of time (or use leftover rice) to allow it to dry out a bit so it doesn’t…

  • Roasted Cardamom Chicken

    Roasted Cardamom Chicken

    I love the taste of cardamom, which is very complex with citrus, herbal, floral and spicy notes. It’s delicious in an easy-to-prepare dish like this one: roasted chicken with a…

  • Crispy Air Fryer Cod

    Crispy Air Fryer Cod

    Crispy Air Fryer Cod. The key to any “fried” fish is to give it a crispy, crusty coating, so we use both flour and panko bread crumbs.

  • Air Fryer French Fries

    Air Fryer French Fries

    After experimenting with a number of French fry recipes, I found that this air fryer French fries recipe got the best results.

  • Grilled Lemon Shrimp Skewers

    Grilled Lemon Shrimp Skewers

    Grilled Lemon Shrimp is one of my favorite recipes for grilled shrimp. It begins with a simple marinade of olive oil, lemon juice and spices

  • Pan-Seared Sea Bass

    Pan-Seared Sea Bass

    The key to cooking sea bass fillets is to use high heat and to not overcook the fillets. A quick pan sear on both sides of the fish is all…

  • Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    I’m pretty certain that at PF Chang’s restaurants the chicken lettuce wraps are the most popular menu item. I sure do love ‘em. Well, the recipe for the chain’s wraps…

  • Homemade Tortilla Chips

    Homemade Tortilla Chips

    It’s simple to make fresh tortilla chips at home. They are so much better than pre-packaged, store-bought chips. Here is the recipe.

  • Cataplana Mussels & Clams

    Cataplana Mussels & Clams

    When our family lived in Spain, I recall seeing seafood dishes served in restaurants in a vessel called a cataplana. They are made of copper and, not surprisingly, are clam-shaped,…

  • Thai Basil & Chili Chicken

    Thai Basil & Chili Chicken

    This Thai basil & chili chicken is a delicious, spicy stir-fry that’s called pad kra pao gai in Thailand. It is typically served with a side of fried egg.

  • Maryland-Style Chicken Fingers

    Maryland-Style Chicken Fingers

    Here is a spicy take on fried chicken fingers that kids like as much as adults do. I use Maryland-style spices to kick things up a notch –  the type…

  • Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

    Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

    As a kid I hated Brussels sprouts, as I imagine many kids do. Partly that’s because we were always served the sprouts whole. One way to get kids (and some…

  • Butter Chicken Recipe

    Butter Chicken Recipe

    Butter chicken is a very popular Indian curry dish that is also called murgh makhani. The chicken is smothered in a creamy curry sauce made with vindaloo spice mix, which…