Vietnam

VIETNAM

I wrote a story in my next book about all the places that I'm supposed to go to, or want to go to, or should go to. For a long time,...

A Visit to Red Boat Fish Sauce in Vietnam

A VISIT TO RED BOAT FISH SAUCE IN VIETNAM

When I realized we were going to Vietnam, I decided not to start making lists of places to go or things to eat, like I often do. (I'm...

 
 
 
Escarole Soup with Beans and Meatballs

ESCAROLE SOUP WITH BEANS AND MEATBALLS

Soup is something I never order in a restaurant. I never really knew why it didn't appeal to me, but making this one make me realize...

Spiced Candied Almonds

SPICED CANDIED ALMONDS

I have a soft spot, or should I say, a crunchy spot, for candied nuts. I like it when they're baked to a crispy, golden brown, with...

 
 
 
French Apple Tart

FRENCH APPLE TART

It's the season for apple tarts, Fall, when the biggest bounty of apples shows up at the market. I've had to learn about all sorts...

Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Eggnog

JEFFREY MORGENTHALER'S EGGNOG

Eggnog wasn't something that I had a lot of nostalgia for. Sure, I've spent my life around eggs and milk, and cream, but when I drink,...

 
 
 
Slow, as it goes

SLOW, AS IT GOES

I wanted to end the year on a high note, namely, that I conquered the world of slow-cooking. But things didn't quite go as planned....

Crown Finish Caves

CROWN FINISH CAVES

Who knew there was a cheese aging cave in bustling New York City? New York City is known for a lot of things, but aging cheese isn't...

 
 
 
Cranberry Auberge cocktail

CRANBERRY AUBERGE COCKTAIL

I discovered this drink in The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth, a book I seem to reread every couple of years. Written by Roy Andries...

Should You Come to Paris?

SHOULD YOU COME TO PARIS?

A number of people have asked me if it's okay to come to Paris due to the demonstrations that have been taking place. The news media...

 
 
 
French Chocolate Cake

FRENCH CHOCOLATE CAKE

I remember when the flourless chocolate cake craze hit and all anyone could talk about were flourless chocolate cakes. Chocolate guru...

Tuna Zucchini Casserole

TUNA ZUCCHINI CASSEROLE

Someone was once trying out for a job at a restaurant I worked at, who cooked a meal that had a course that paired fish with cheese....

 
 
 
Paris Get-Together and Book Event

PARIS GET-TOGETHER AND BOOK EVENT

Join me this Sunday, December 2nd at La Cuisine cooking school in Paris for a get-together and book signing. The event will be held...

Concord Grape Shrub and Cocktail

CONCORD GRAPE SHRUB AND COCKTAIL

One of my favorite things, or some of my favorite things, I should say, are Concord grapes. I grew up eating them as a snack, as well...

 
 
 
Chocolate Pecan Slab Pie

CHOCOLATE PECAN SLAB PIE

Pecans are the great American nut and at no time of the year are they more in demand than around the holidays. There are a lot of different...

New York City Book Event - November 13th

NEW YORK CITY BOOK EVENT - NOVEMBER 13TH

To celebrate the release of the paperback edition of L'Appart, I'll be at Shakespeare & Co. at 939 Lexington Avenue in New York City...

 
 
 
No-Knead Potato Pizza

NO-KNEAD POTATO PIZZA

Potato pizza sounds a bit odd, until you try it. The first time I had it was in Rome at Pizzarium , which I still remember almost fifteen...

L'Appart, now available in Paperback!

L'APPART, NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK!

The story was a long time in the making, from deciding to plant roots in Paris, to finding an apartment and tackling a renovation....

 
 
 
Spiced Honey Cakes

SPICED HONEY CAKES

I always wonder, when I open a cookbook, what recipe is going to jump out at me? I sometimes head for the dessert chapter first, but...

Sandrine Chappaz Chocolate

SANDRINE CHAPPAZ CHOCOLATE

A couple of weeks ago, I took a trip to the Savoie, a region of France that was once a dukedom of Italy. As you travel through France,...

 
 
 



Italian Style Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington is a true delicacy often served on holidays and very special occasions that your dinner guests will find very impressive. Making a great Beef Wellington is... Read more ...

Chicken Liver Pate

Pâté sounds intimidating to make but this Chicken Liver Pâté recipe is simple and inexpensive yet has a magnificent flavor. This recipe combines the flavors of chicken livers... Read more ...

Tequila-Lime Marinated Angus Sirloin - Sound of Flavor

The Roasted Red Pepper Semolina Focaccia recipe in the latest video from POV Italian Cooking is packed full of flavor but still an easy bread to make at home. This Italian... Read more ...

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

This easy bacon wrapped asparagus in the oven includes tricks for extra crispy bacon. Everyone loves these easy asparagus and bacon. Read more ...

Fennel Salad

Fennel Salad

Winter Fennel Salad with Blood Orange, Capers, Pomegranate seeds and Walnuts Read more ...

Bacon and Gruyere Egg Casserole

Bacon and Gruyere Egg Casserole

This Gluten Free Maple Bacon and Gruyere Breakfast Casserole is packed with sweet and savory flavors that make the perfect hearty breakfast Read more ...

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado combines with cacao and creamy coconut milk to make this unbelievably rich vegan and gluten-free chocolate avocado mousse. Read more ...

Keto Chocolate Cake

Keto Chocolate Cake

This Keto Chocolate Cake takes your craving and kicks it up a notch! Add in a molten peanut butter center to give it that salty sweetness! Read more ...

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

This chocolate pudding is made with avocados, cocoa powder, and honey. It's rich and creamy and so so simple. Read more ...

Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding

Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding

This 4-ingredient vegan & paleo decadent and oh so creamy dessert is a chocolate lovers dream! Read more ...

Chicken & Black Bean Crockpot Chili

Chicken & Black Bean Crockpot Chili

Healthier and lighter crock pot chili made with chicken and fresh ingredients! Read more ...

15 Minute Khao Soi: Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

15 Minute Khao Soi: Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Khao soi: deliciously warming coconut curry noodles in just 15 minutes. Read more ...

Bar Rescue - The Valley Saloon Update

Bar Rescue - The Valley Saloon Update

On this week's episode of Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer and crew are in Las Vegas, Nevada to rescue The Barley Pop's Bar & Grill. Barley Pop's is a Las Vegas dive bar owned by... Read more ...