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Crisp Coconut and Chocolate Pie Recipe
This delicious chocolate pie recipe only has four ingredients: butter, coconut, cream and chocolate. Very simple in nature but with quality ingredients the taste is divine!

Gazpacho
Summertime means tomato time! What could be better than fresh tomatoes from the farmers' market or your own garden? Cool, refreshing gazpacho is one of my

Gourmet Food Forum
It's with much pleasure that I announce that the Gourmet Food Forum is up and running. It is my goal to create a community where food lovers can discuss

Culinary Crossword Puzzle
Think you know your celebrity chefs? You see them on television, but do you know where they work? This week's Culinary Crossword Puzzle will test your

Hurricane Relief Fund and Labor Day Donations
Planning to dine out this Labor Day? Several restaurants across the country are donating a percentage of their Labor Day sales to the Hurricane Relief effort.

Restaurants Announce Fundraiser Events for Hurricane Victims
September 12, 5 – 7 pm. Save New Orleans Cocktail Hour. Restaurants and bars across the country will sell New Orleans inspired drinks during this time to

How to Make Fresh Ravioli
Ravioli doesn't have to being boring kid stuff from a can. Once you learn the basics, you can fill your ravioli with anything you can imagine from sweet,

Hug Your Local Butcher!
The village butcher is a relic of the past, a memory for most Americans. In a country of fast food, online shopping, giant chain-supermarkets and

How to Make Gnocchi
Gnocchi (pronounced nyoh-kee) is Italian for dumplings. Traditionally it is made from potatoes and flour. Eggs or cheese are often added. The gnocchi is

Blackened Salmon with Chipotle Squash Puree and Mango Rice
A little spicy, a little sweet, this recipe combines some of my fall favorites. Earthy butternut squash pairs perfectly with fresh ocean salmon. Sweet, tangy

Apple and Cheddar Clafouti
Here is the perfect Autumn treat to end that special meal. Apple and Cheddar Clafouti with Maple Creme Anglaise and Cider Sauce. Clafouti is a traditional

Dine for America
Wednesday, October 5th!. Over 13,000 restaurants nationwide will join together October 5th in a fundraiser to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. This year’s

Celebrity Chef Biographies
Want to know more about your favorite chef? Check the biography page for famous chefs like Emeril, Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, and Giada de Laurentiis.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Candied Ginger and Hot Buttered Rum Sauce
Fall is here and that means pumpkins! Here's a pumpkin dessert recipe that takes a New England favorite and adds a Caribbean twist. Rich and decadent,

Apples, Apples, Apples!
What would Fall be without apples? Fall is apple season, so check your farmer's markets and groceries for locally grown beauties. There are literally

Pomegranate Paradise!
Pomegranates are a wonderful Fall treat. The bright, glistening seeds are like wonderful purple jewels. A classic Middle Eastern staple, pomegranates in the

The Women of Food Network
When it comes to popularity, it's the women who rule television cooking. There may be more famous chefs who are men, but America is tuning in to watch the

Thanksgiving Survival Guide
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year; friends, family, food, cooking, eating, stress, stress, stress. If you are the host of this year's Thanksgiving

Where to Buy Great Seafood
Finding great seafood can be more difficult than the actual cooking itself. If you live far from the ocean or in a small town, your choices can be very limited.

Eat This with Dave Lieberman - Food Network’s First-Ever Web-Exclusive Series
Coming soon to a computer near you — Alligator sausage. Jurassic salt. Edible menus. Four-star gourmet “pop rocks.” The edgiest and most innovative trends

What to Bring to the Party!
If you have been invited to dinner or a Thanksgiving feast, but have not been asked to bring anything, you may still want to consider bringing a gift.

Waldorf=Astoria Reopens Peacock Alley
Peacock Alley of New York City's Waldorf=Astoria will be unveiled in November 2005, following a $5.5 million, Deco-inspired renovation and redesign. The

Gordon Ramsay Coming to America!
After much anticipation,Chef Gordon Ramsay, in association with LXR Luxury Resorts, is set to open his first U.S. restaurants. LXR Luxury Resorts announced its

Great Cookbooks Made For Kids!
Do you have an aspiring junior chef in your family? Cookbooks make great gifts! Cooking is an excellent way for children to learn responsibility and valuable

Gourmet Food-of-the-Month Clubs
Of the Month clubs make a great gift for food lovers. Many of the top gourmet companies now feature various food-of-the-month clubs that spotlight some of

Storing and Serving Caviar
New Year's Eve is almost here! If you're serving caviar at your holiday party, here are some useful tips to keep the caviar at its best. Improper care of

New Year Party Appetizers
Jazz up your New Year's party with some gourmet appetizers sure to impress your guests! Michael Chiarello's Crispy Sausage-Stuffed Olives (pictured) Polenta

How to Peel Fruit
Fresh fruit in season is a wonderful treat! Some fruits present their own unique problems in the kitchen and it may seem a mystery on how to peel them. Here

New Orleans: Open For Business
Mardi Gras will be a reality this year, but with only six weeks to go, many restaurants are struggling to reopen in time. The difficulty of clean-up and

Chocolate of the Month Clubs
Why give someone a box of chocolates this Valentine's Day when you can give them chocolates every month of the year? Well, price is the biggest reason.

James Beard Searches For New President
The James Beard Foundation, America's best known culinary organization, announced recently its search for a new permanent president. The search panel will be

Top Online Shops for Buying Premium Meats
Trying to buy good meat can be a frustrating experience. Butcher shops are almost nonexistent anymore and we are left staring at a limited selection of poorly

Legendary Icon of Southern Cooking, Edna Lewis, Dies
Edna Lewis passed away Monday (Feb. 13, 2006) at her home in Decatur, Georgia. Miss Lewis was 89 years old. A tiny, wisp of a woman, Edna Lewis was a giant

Frank Bruni, NY Times Restaurant Critic, Joins Blogging World
Respected reporter and writer, Frank Bruni, has been the New York Times' chief restaurant critic since April, 2004. Up until now, Frank's Wednesday Restaurant

2006 James Beard Awards to Honor the Culinary Legacy of New Orleans
This year's James Beard Awards ceremony and reception will be held on May 8 at the New York Marriott Marquis. America's most prestigious culinary awards

Banana's Foster Bread Pudding
This luscious dessert recipe combines two classics: Banana's Foster and bread pudding. It make the perfect ending to a New Orleans' Mardi Gras party or a

What's in the Oscar goody bag?
And the Winner is....CHEESE! Presenters and performers at the Academy Awards are not paid for their services but do receive a gift bag full of luxury items

Wolfgang Puck's Oscar Party Menu
The awards have been handed out, but before the stars leave they sit down for one last dinner together before heading off to the Vanity Fair party at Morton's.

2006 Independent Food Festival & Awards
There are no prizes or trophies at the Independent Food Festival & Awards. There is not an actual festival, either. It exists only in cyberspace, but I

Top 10 Artisan Chocolate Easter Bunnies
What is Easter without a chocolate bunny rabbit? Among a basket of jellybeans, chocolate eggs, and marshmallow chickens, only the chocolate rabbit stands

The Top Premium Vanilla Extract Brands
Vanilla is an essential cooking ingredient for which there is no true substitute. The flavor of real vanilla is made up of over 250 organic components,

2nd Season of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Begins Monday 3/27
I like Tony Bourdain. He can be rude and vulgar occasionally, but he's honest and real. So many times, especially in this age of the Food Network and

Chilled Avocado & Pineapple Soup with Chipotle Cream and Pepitas
This is a wonderful, versatile soup that is both sweet and spicy. It makes a great appetizer or starter to a meal. You can also serve it for dessert by

Top 10 Artisan Cheesemakers of Vermont
Americans have been making cheese for hundreds of years. Only recently, in the past 20 years or so, has the craft of American cheesemaking been able to

Celebrity Cooking Showdown
Yet another reality TV series is coming, NBC’s Celebrity Cooking Showdown. In a fusion of Iron Chef and American Idol, celebrities (with professional chefs

Final 3 Face Off In Celebrity Cooking Showdown
And then there were three. The winners of Celebrity Cooking Showdown's competitions from Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday now face each other in a final

Top 10 Gourmet Cooking Gift Ideas for Mother's Day
For many of us, Mom was the first celebrity chef. If your mom loves to cook, here are some gourmet gift ideas for Mother's Day that will make her smile,

Is Rachael Ray the next Oprah?
In the past week, Rachael Ray was not only named one of People Magazine's Most Beautiful People but also appears on Time Magazine's List of 100 People Who

Mexican Sangria Recipes for Cinco de Mayo
Sangria is a traditional Spanish drink that combines wine with fresh fruit. A great alcoholic drink for parties, sangria also makes a great visual

Sunday Brunch with Mom
Sunday Brunch at a good restaurant is one of my favorite experiences. The atmosphere is relaxing and nobody is in a hurry. You can just sit and chat with

Culinary Events & Food Festivals May and June
Check out the new culinary calendar for May and June for foodie events in your area. With great weather and summer almost here, culinary celebrations are

2006 World's Most Beautiful Chefs
If you have seen the recent issue of People Magazine's Most Beautiful People, you may have noticed a couple of things. 1. Beauty is in the eye of the

Cool Gadget of the Day - Oxo Mango Splitter
I'm not much for kitchen gadgets. Most of them don't do a very good job or are not used enough to pay for themselves. But I really like this mango

2006 James Beard Awards - Nominees & Winners
The James Beard Foundation is the most prestigious organizaton in the professional culinary world. Formed in 1986, the James Beard Foundation was created by

Hell's Kitchen is Back!
The devil himself, Chef Gordon Ramsay, is back for a second season of the wildly popular Hell's Kitchen. This time the winner will become executive chef

Fresh Black Summer Truffles Have Arrived!
Fresh black summer truffles (Tuber aestivum) are in season from late-May through September. Not as pungent as the winter truffle (Tuber melanosporum),

Father's Day Lunch Menu
Cook up some real man food for dad this Father's Day, Barbecued Pork! This hickory smoked pork shoulder works great for pulled pork sandwiches or sliced for a

Sweet & Juicy Summer Peaches
We are fast approaching the peak of Peach Season, July and August. Now is the time to buy fresh peaches, when they are at their juiciest and sweetest. Look

Roasted Garlic Paste
Roasted garlic paste is a wonderful ingredient to keep on hand in your kitchen. Garlic paste makes a wonderful spread for bread or sandwiches. Use it to add

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Ice creams, gelatos, frozen custards, creamies! No matter what you call it, people love this wonderful, creamy dessert whether they are 3 or 103. It's

Casting Call for Third Season of Hell's Kitchen
Fox Broadcasting is currently looking for contestants (or victims) for the third season of Hell's Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay. Besides the obvious name

Food Flippin' Mario Batali Is Here!
You know your famous when they make you into an action figure! If you watched Mario Batali's television special a while back, you might have seen Mario

Photo Gallery of the World's Greatest Restaurant, El Bulli
Ferran Adrià is considered by many to be the greatest chef in the world and his restaurant, El Bulli, to be the greatest restaurant in the world. Located in

TV Chefs We Love to Hate
Not to be unkind, but there are certain food television personalities that just make me cringe when I see them. Maybe it's their cooking skills or maybe

Poached Lobster in Clarified Butter with Gnocchi and Green Pea Sauce
This beautiful lobster recipe comes from Master Chef Michel LeBorgne, co-founder of the prestigious New England Culinary School in Vermont (my alma mater). In

Season Finale of Hell's Kitchen Monday
Monday is the season finale of Hell's Kitchen. Surprisingly (or maybe not), the final two contestants are two of the worst cooks. Virginia, the pretty

Town/Country Scallop Recipes
Geoffrey Zakarian is the Chef/Owner of the restaurant Town in midtown Manhattan and Country near Madison Square Park. Chef Zakarian has worked at some

The Best Gourmet Chutney Brands
Chutney is a traditional Indian condiment that is made from fruit, sugar, and spices. It's a wonderfully versatile ingredient to have in the kitchen.

Rum Recipes with Rhum Agricole
Rhum agricole or agricultural rum was developed out of necessity in the 19th century when there was a shortage of molasses. The primary ingredient of

Peach Upside-Down Cake
Peach upside-down cake looks like a difficult, fancy dessert to make but it's actually quite simple to make. Your guests won't know that, though. More

Win a $10,000 Scholarship to Culinary School
The New England Culinary Institute (NECI) in Vermont, one of the most prestigious cooking schools in the country, will award a $10,000 scholarship to the

Pomegranate Season is Here!
Pomegranates have begun to appear in the supermarket. Pomegranate season typically runs from October to January. Although a native fruit of the

Deep Fried Live! with Tako the Octopus
Looking for some culinary entertainment? Check out Rob DeBorde's & Dave O'Neal's 8Legged website. The website's show, Deep Fried Live! plays in the form

Get Some Gourmet Popcorn for National Popcorn Month
October is national popcorn month. OK, kinda boring I know. That is unless you've tried some gourmet popcorn. Gourmet popcorn is in and candy makers

Gingered Pumpkin Soup with Gruyere Cheese
The best thing about fall, I think, is the delicious soups we get to make. Here is my recipe for Gingered Pumpkin Soup with Gruyere Cheese, a rich, earthy soup

Browne Trading Co. Serves Up Caviar Tasting Menu
If you happen to be in Portland, Maine next week, you may wish to check out the Browne Trading Co. 2nd Annual Caviar Dinner at the 4-star restaurant Eve's

Thanksgiving Survival Guide (for you not the turkey)
Wow! It's holiday time again! Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away. Are you ready? Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year; friends,

Street Fair Food Goes Gourmet
Funnel cakes, corn dogs, and cotton candy at a high class restaurant in the big city? Leave it to Charlie Palmer to turn simple American foods into gourmet

New Baking Pan Creates More Crusty Edges
For some people, myself included, the best part of a brownie is the crusty edge. But how do you get a brownie with more edges? An ingenious inventor, Matt

Top 10 Drinking Chocolates
Winter always makes me think of hot cocoa. Maybe it's a childhood thing or maybe I'm just searching for an excuse to have more chocolate! As an adult,

What is Your Favorite Holiday Food?
What would the holidays be without food? Everywhere we go we are surrounded by delightful treats and sumptious banquets. It's a great time to celebrate the

Top 10 Gourmet Gift Basket Companies
Gourmet gift baskets make a wonderful gift any time of the year but are especially welcome around the holidays. Don't know what to give someone or short on

Great Gift Ideas for the Child Cook
Whether a child is interested in actually cooking in the kitchen or only pretend play with friends, cooking is a valuable way for kids to learn and use

Black and White Chocolate Cheesecake
This dessert combines two of my favorite things: cheesecake and chocolate! Black & White Cheesecake is simple to make but will make a great impression on

The Best Cookbooks of 2006
2006 was a fantastic year for great cookbooks! There were books by some of the world's greatest chefs like Daniel Boulud, Marcus Samuelsson, and Michel

Creamy Risotto with Pan-seared Scallops, Andouille Sausage, & Wild Mushrooms
Risotto is a wonderful method of cooking rice. By constantly stirring and adding liquid little by little, the arborio rice finishes with a nice creamy

Crème Brûlée Recipes - 5 Versions
Crème brûlée is a classic French dessert that has become very popular in recent years, showing up on the menu of most fine dining restaurants. The creamy

Where to Buy the Best Chocolates for Valentine's Day
Chocolate is the voice of passion and love, whether it is the love of chocolate itself or as an expression of love for another human being. Valentine's Day or

Chocolate Lava Cake with Cherry Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate Lava Cakes are so called because the center of the cake is a thick liquid chocolate and oozes out when cut, like molten lava. These make a great

Where to Buy Gourmet Sea Salts
All salts are not created equal! As most cooks know, using sea salt rather than iodized or kosher salt adds more flavor to a dish. Sea salts, however, come

Wine Pioneer Ernest Gallo Dies at 97
Ernest Gallo who, along with brother Julio, created the world's second largest wine company (by volume) died Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at the age of 97 (Julio

Spain's 10: The Best Spanish Chefs
Ten of Spain's most prominent chefs - Ferran Adrià, Paco Torreblanca, Juan Mari Arzak, Martin Berasategui, Alberto Chicote, Quique Dacosta, Daniel García,

What is your most embarrassing cooking moment?
Normally, no one is around to witness my cooking disasters (and there are more than I'd like to admit!) Occasionally, however, I find myself with an

Fresh Salad Dressings for Spring
Spring is finally here and that means more fresh fruits and vegetables at the supermarket and farmers' market. One of the first things to produce are lettuces.

Monk's Famous Seafood Chowder
There's still a couple of days left in March, so here's one more Irish recipe. Monk's Bar & Restaurant is a famous landmark in the village of

Remembering Edna Lewis
It was a little over a year ago that we lost Miss Lewis, one of the greatest legends in American cooking. The granddaughter of freed slaves, Edna Lewis

Paula Deen Goes On Tour
Another sign than celebrity chefs are more like rock stars than cooks: tour dates! One of the Food Network's most popular personalities, Paula Deen, will

Grand Cookie Crumble - a drinkable dessert
Both a drink and a dessert, drinkable desserts combine fancy cocktails with luxurious desserts in one of the hottest food trends. You can find

Mexican Appetizer Recipes for Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is only a few days away. Here are a few gourmet recipes for some delightful Mexican dishes that will wow your party guests. Cinco de Mayo

Mother's Day Dessert Recipes
Sunday is Mother's Day! Impress your mom or wife with something special this year by whipping up a gourmet dessert. Fresh Strawberries with Coconut

Top Chef Miami Cast Photos
Season three of Top Chef returns to Bravo June 13. This time contestants will compete in tropical food mecca, Miami Florida. Here's a photo gallery for you

Strawberry Baked Alaska Recipe
Here's a refreshing twist on a gourmet dessert classic. Baked Alaska is an intriguing dessert of ice cream and cake that is baked in the oven. The ice cream

Sandee Second Contestant to Leave Top Chef Miami
This week's elimination challenge on Bravo's Top Chef Miami featured catering an upscale outdoor barbecue for Miami socialites. This time the loser

Grilled Scallop and Watermelon Kabobs
Here's a light and refreshing alternative to your typical outdoor grilling fare. These make a wonderful appetizer for an outdoor barbecue or fast

Cherry Mustard Chicken Recipe
Here is a very simple method for jazzing up chicken. Fresh cherries match wonderfully with chicken. Serve with rice and salad for a complete dinner. Leftovers

Grilled Shrimp and Summer Fruit Kabobs
Here's a fast and easy way to prepare a light appetizer for a party. Fresh fruit, fresh herbs, and shrimp thrown on the grill make a delicious combination

Recipes from the 59th Annual Emmy Awards
For the 11th year in a row, Los Angeles celebrity chef Joachim Splichal and his Patina Group catered the Emmy Awards Governors Ball. 130 chefs and culinary

Top Chef Miami Finale
With last week's elimination of Sara M. only 4 Top Chef contestants remain: Hung, Dale, Brian, and Casey. Part one of the season finale will air this

Chefs Todd English and Rocco DiSpirito Guest Star on Top Chef Finale
Chefs Todd English and Rocco DiSpirito Guest Star on Top Chef Finale

The Next Iron Chef
A new chef competition is coming to the Food Network, The Next Iron Chef. Fans of Iron Chef and Iron Chef America will enjoy this show that pits eight chefs

Coconut Citrus Marinated Lobster Ceviche
Here's modern Mexican cuisine at its best. This wonderful way of preparing lobster ceviche comes from the Yucatan region of Mexico. It's a delicious

Grilled Seafood Skewers
Here's a tasty yet simple recipe for grilled seafood. The recipe calls for shrimp, squid, swordfish, and tuna but you can use any fish that can be cut into

Pan-seared Salmon with Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Blood oranges are one of my favorite fruits and their season is just beginning. Here is a delicious recipe that takes advantage of the wonderful taste

Next Iron Chef Finale
Only two chefs remain to battle for the title of the Next Iron Chef: John Besh and Michael Symon. Chef Besh (F&W Best New Chef 1999 and James Beard Best

Edna Lewis: Fried Chicken & Sweet Potato Pie
A few months ago I told you about a wonderful documentary, Fried Chicken & Sweet Potato Pie by director Bailey Barash about the last days of the great

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chorizo
Here's a wonderful little side dish big on flavor. Perfect for an elegant winter dinner. The strong, spicy flavors of chorizo blend nicely with the strong

Last Minute Gift: Gourmet Food Baskets
Need a last minute gift for the holidays? Gifts baskets are a quick and convenient way to show someone they are appreciated. There are literally thousands

All About Caviar for New Year's
What is an elegant New Year's party without champagne and caviar? Here are some tips and information on caviar for beginners and experts alike. Caviar is

Top Ten Chocolate Makers for Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is fast approaching and that means chocolate. Don't give the same old store bought chocolates as last year. Give your loved one the good

Season 4 of No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain
The fourth season of the Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations premieres Monday, January 7 at 10 pm (ET/PT). Chef Bourdain returns to Singapore, a

Dessert Recipes for a Valentine's Day Dinner
If you're planning a romantic dinner this Valentine's Day, don't forget to finish with a memorable dessert. Here is a list of some of my favorite

Cocktail Recipes for Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is February 5 and New Orleans is ready for a party. These drink recipes come from hometown cocktail gurus Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan,

Guinea Hen with Raspberries
Guinea Hen (or Fowl) is a West African relative of the chicken and is very popular in Europe where it is known as the Sunday Bird. You can find guinea hen at

Maple-Star Anise Mousse
Loads of maple syrup go into this creamy and delicious dessert but the taste is far more complex with the licorice-like flavor of star anise. Add

Top Chef 4: Chicago - Chef Bios
Tom Colicchio and Padma Lakshmi F. Scott Schafer/Bravo TV Bravo TV's Emmy Award nominated show Top Chef returns for a fourth season, this time on

Quotes from Top Chef Celebrity Judges
Anthony Bourdain If you watch Bravo's Top Chef, you know that every episode features one of today's hottest chefs as a celebrity guest judge. Past

White House Menu for the Dinner with the Prime Minister of Denmark
Photo courtesy Getty Images/Shawn Thew-Pool This weekend President Bush entertained Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. The menu was

Bizarre Foods Season Two
Andrew Zimmer Travel Channel What does gourmet food mean? It all depends on who you are and what country you're standing in. If you happen to

Top Chef Chicago Photo Gallery
Rocco DiSpirito and Padma Lakshmi Bravo TV The new season of Top Chef begins this Wednesday, March 12 on Bravo TV. Here is a collection of photos

2008 James Beard Awards Semifinalists
Martha Stewart and 2007 Rising Stars Photo by Erin Gleeson Over 9,600 entries were received for the 2008 James Beard Awards. Those entries were

Green Bean, Tomato, and Potato Salad with Almond and Basil Pesto
Andrews McMeel Pesto is a classic sauce made with fresh basil leaves, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, and a grated hard cheese. It is traditionally

Top Ten Cooking Gifts for Women
Herb Mill from Cruets.com Mother's Day is fast approaching! Here are some gift ideas for the special woman in your life that will make her smile.

Food & Wine Names Best New Chefs of 2008
Every year Food & Wine Magazine chooses 10 up-and-coming culinary superstars. 2008 marks the 20th anniversary of the Best New Chef awards. Past winners include

the Next Food Network Star Contestant Photo Gallery
Photo: Contestant Lisa Garza, courtesy of the Food Network. The first episode of the Next Food Network Star aired this week. A table full of current

Antonia Leaves Top Chef
Photo courtesy Bravo TV. This week the first half of the two-part finale of Top Chef 4 aired. The remaining four chefs competed in Puerto Rico. The

Stephanie Wins Season Four of Top Chef
Photo © Bravo TV. Stephanie Izard was the big winner of season four of Bravo's Top Chef (Chicago), becoming Top Chef's first female top

Guacamole with Lobster
This is a wonderful summer version of guacamole. Ripe avocados, lobster, mango, onions, and jalapeño combine for a delicious dip perfect for an upscale dinner

New Season of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Photo © Travel Channel. The new season of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations begins Monday July 7 on the Travel Channel. Follow Chef Bourdain as

Maple Syrup Baked Beans
CIA/Keith Ferris It's essential to have a good baked bean recipe! Baked beans is the perfect side dish for your summer picnic, barbecue, or dinner

Next Food Network Star Update: Week 8
Adam Gertler Photo © Food Network And the winner of last Sunday's challenge on the Next Food Network Star was....um, nobody? Judges (which

Where to Buy Fresh Wild Mushrooms
Getty Images/Harrison Eastwood The best place to buy fresh wild mushrooms is locally such as the farmers market or a specialty grocer. When that's

Peach Frittata
A frittata is the Italian version of an omelette. Usually started on the stove top, a frittata is finished in the oven or under a broiler. Fresh peaches with

Southwestern Rubbed Pork Chops with Grilled Peach and Chipotle Salsa
Pork chops can be a bit boring so I've spiced them up a bit here with a Southwestern flavor. The spiciness is balanced well with the sweetness of fresh

New Episodes of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
A new season of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern premieres Tuesday night (9 ET). Chef Andrew's entertaining look at regional

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
Here's a great tomato soup recipe for the kids. Way better than the canned stuff and simple to make. Whip up some extra and store it in the freezer. Go to

State Dinner for the President of Ghana
On Monday, President Bush hosted a State Dinner for the President of the Republic of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor. Bush is not a fan of large parties, this

Rocco DiSpirito Joins Dancing with the Stars
Celebrity chef and cookbook author Rocco DiSpirito will be showing off his dance moves on the new season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars which begins

Sweet and Savory Pear Chutney
It's the beginning of the winter pear season. Yum. Here is a delicious pear chutney recipe in the traditional Indian-style using pears, of course,

Pear, Raspberry, and Chocolate Crumble
Here is a wonderful dessert that combines the complimenting flavors of ripe pears, fresh raspberries, and dark chocolate. It's the perfect recipe at this time

What's in Season for October?
Produce is of better quality and taste when in season. Here is a list of fruits and vegetables that are in season for October. Check out What's in

New York City Wine & Food Festival Starts Oct. 9
The first annual New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine and Travel + Leisure Magazines starts Thursday, October 9th. If you're in the NYC

Chef Rocco Keeps on Dancing
I admit I don't actually watch Dancing with the Stars but I am curious about how celebrity chef (and James Beard award winner) Rocco DiSpirito is doing.

Mango White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce
Here is a great mango dessert. I love bread puddings and this one has a wonderful flavor combination with the mango and white chocolate. The bourbon caramel

Fall Fruit Salad with Apples, Pears, and Cranberries
Fall brings us a bounty of delicious fruits. Apples, pears, and cranberries make a wonderful combination. Both tart and sweet, this salad make a great salad to

Giada at Home debutes Saturday
Giada de Laurentiis' newest project Giada at Home premieres Saturday, October 18th on the Food Network. Giada at Home follows Giada as she prepares meals

Roast Goose with Pomegranate Glaze
Fruits (pomegranates, quince, plums, oranges) and herbs give this recipe for roast goose a nice complex flavor perfect for a special dinner. Duck can also be

Edible Mushroom Varieties
There are many edible varieties of mushrooms, many of which are available at specialty shops, natural grocers, and from farmers markets. Many varieties are

Will President Obama Appoint a New White House Chef?


Menu for the Dinner of the G-20 Financial Summit
Leaders of the G-20 (the twenty richest nations in the world) met November 14, 2008 at the White House to discuss the current economic crisis. They were

Chocolate Maple Pecan Pie
Here is a great pie recipe for Thanksgiving or anytime during the holiday season. Loads of chocolate, real maple syrup and toasted pecans make this

Praline Bacon & Blue Cheese
Praline Bacon is great served with blue cheese. The crispy sugar-coated bacon and black pepper contrasts very nicely with the salty and creamy blue

Pumpkin-Orange Cheesecake with Grand Marnier
The flavor of oranges is a wonderful complement to pumpkin. The addition of spices and Grand Marnier (an orange liqueur) give the flavor of this

Spicy Pumpkin Seed Brittle
Here's a twist on a classic treat. Pumpkin seeds and a pinch of cayenne turn this into a gourmet confection. Serve with an aged cheddar for a great

Chocolate-dipped Vanilla Biscotti
This light and crunchy version of biscotti is more to my liking than the usual brick-hard Italian variety. They don't work very well for dunking in coffee

Top Ten Perfect Gift Ideas for Cooks
Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite cook? Here is a list of some really wonderful kitchen tools. All are unique, many are beautiful pieces as

Betsy's Panettone
Panettone is a classic sweet bread of Milan, Italy and is usually served around Christmas and New Year's. This delicious version includes pistachios and

Lobster Corn Chowder with Applewood Smoked Bacon and Garden Tarragon
This wonderful lobster soup is elegant in its presentation but is really simple to make. Creamy and delicious with great depth of flavor. A real comfort food.

Food Network to Open Studios for Tours
For the first time ever, the Food Network will give the general public exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours of its studios. Tour goers will see where Food

Citrus-Rubbed Roast Goose with Baked Gingery Apples in Calvados
If you are thinking of serving Roast Goose this holiday season, here's an easy method of cooking goose with citrus and herbs that creates a delicious result.

How to Serve and Store Caviar
Caviar is the essential luxurious extravagance for New Year's. Improper care of caviar will change a delicious, expensive caviar into a cheap tasting

What to Bring to the Party
So you've been invited to dinner or a cocktail party for New Year's, but have not been asked to bring anything. You may still want to consider bringing a

Menu for the 66th Golden Globes Awards Gala
Because of last year's writers' strike, there was no Golden Globes Award ceremony just a boring news conference announcing the winners. The Golden Globes

Menu & Interesting Food Facts of the 15th Annual SAG Awards
The 15th Annual Screen Actor Guild Awards are January 25, 2009 with more than 1,000 guests attending. After the huge extravaganza of the award show those

Salmon Ceviche with Mango
Simplicity itself, this healthy ceviche dish makes a great starter or light dinner. Go to the recipe for Salmon Ceviche with Mango.

Obama asks Cris Comerford to Stay as White House Chef
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Superbowl Chili Recipe
You can't have a football party without chili! There are many, many versions of chili. I like the more traditional versions like this Chipotle Chili.

McNulty's 7 Fruit Chutney - A Food Review
McNulty's 7 Fruit Chutney is one of the best chutneys you will find anywhere on the market. Sweet and zingy with large chunks of fruit and gorgeous color.

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The tradition of the Inauguration Luncheon dates back at least a century. Approximately 200 guests including President Obama, Vice President Biden, their

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Here is a perfect individual sized dessert for Valentine's Day. These mini cakes can be dressed up with a little Dark Chocolate Ganache spooned over the

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Here is a delicious twist on guacamole. Sun-dried tomatoes replace fresh for a nice tangy flavor. Goat cheese and bacon intensifies the flavor with a wonderful

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For the 15th consecutive year, Chef Wolfgang Puck will create and execute the menu for the 81st Academy Awards Governors Ball, the official celebration

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The Obamas have chosen Chicago chef Sam Kass to act as the family's personal chef at the White House. Kass also worked as a private chef for the Obamas while

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Nothing says love like, I baked it myself. Impress your valentine with one of these delicious chocolate desserts. Check out the Top Ten Chocolate

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Near the end of January, 24 international teams competed in the 2009 Bocuse d'Or in Lyons, France. Also known as the Culinary Olympics, the Bocuse d'Or is a

Crawfish Étouffée
Here is a traditional Cajun recipe using regional ingredients. The perfect dish to celebrate the coming Mardi Gras celebration or just great comfort food

Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with Citrus Syrup
Meyer lemons are beautiful fruit. Originating in China, Meyer lemons are thought to be a cross between lemons and Mandarin oranges. They are slightly

2009 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists
The James Beard Awards are the most prestigious honors in America for the food & beverage industry, The Academy Awards of the Food Scene. Almost 10,000

Oscar Party Recipes
After the Academy Award presentation, the Oscar show guests are treated to a wonderful dinner prepared by Chef Wolfgang Puck. Why not treat your guests to

The Chopping Block with Marco Pierre White
Legendary Michelin-star chef Marco Pierre White stars in this cooking competition that pits eight couples against each other for the grand prize of

Boxty: Irish Potato Cakes with Sour Cream Sauce
Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake. It's so popular in some regions of Ireland that it is associated with the old rhyme, Boxty on the griddle,

New "Country of Origin" Labeling Law Finally Takes Effect
It's been a long time coming but finally consumers will have a better idea of where their food comes from. On March 16, the mandatory Country of Origin

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World leaders of the G-20 meeting in London will be treated Wednesday night to a meal prepared by Chef Jamie Oliver and assistants from his restaurant,

What's in Season: April
After a long and weary winter, Spring is finally beginning to show its face: asparagus, artichokes, peas, strawberries... Cooking with the seasons means

Potato Quiche with Leeks and Mushrooms
Quiche is a wonderful baked dish based on an egg custard with vegetables and/or meat. The crust is typically pastry but here we're substituting potatoes for

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A new season of The Next Food Network Star starts June 7th. Hopefully this group of contestants will show more personality than the last. Guy Fieri

Oaxacan Tortilla Soup with Roasted Poblanos
There is something deeply satisfying about a good tortilla soup. The aroma is intoxicating. And don't forget the garnishes, which really make this soup.

Lemon Mascarpone Layer Cake
Lemons are especially nice in cakes. Here is a wonderful dessert that is part cake, part trifle. The layers are soaked with lemon syrup with delicious lemon

Molten Lemon Cake with Simmered Summer Blueberries
Here is a wonderful summer dessert based on the classic chocolate molten cake. Lemons and blueberries make a great combination. Go to the recipe for Molten

Top Chef Masters
Top Chef Masters is my new favorite show. I love watching the interaction that goes on between seasoned chefs and the thinking that goes into each chef's

Slaughterhouse Five BBQ Ribs
This delicious rib recipe is done in Kansas City barbecue style and comes from our friends at Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue and Catering. Good ribs take a long

Homemade Granola for Breakfast
Homemade granola is so much better than the variety in the store, and so easy to make! Granola makes a great snack (even kids like it) or breakfast cereal.

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Sunday, August 2 (9pm/8c) will be the finale of the Next Food Network Star Season 5. The winner of his or her own Food Network show will either be the

Boston Cream Pie
Boston Cream Pie is actually a cake made of two layers of sponge cake with vanilla pastry cream sandwiched in between and chocolate on the outside, in this

Top Chef 6: Las Vegas
Top Chef returns for a sixth season, this time on location in Las Vegas, Nevada. Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons and Toby Young return along with

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Mark Dacascos (The Chairman), host of the Food Network's Iron Chef America will compete on season 9 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars which premieres Monday,

Brie Fondue With Crab And Champagne
Fondues are in vogue now. Here is a wonderfully rich fondue for your next party. Simple to make yet elegant and delicious. Serve with bread cubes or sticks,

Buckwheat Crepes with Sautéed Apples and Gruyère Cheese
Crepes are like very thin pancakes typically filled with cheese, ham or bacon, thinly sliced fruit, and/or eggs. Crepes are very popular in France and

Rigatoni with Meatballs
Pasta and meatballs is classic comfort food. Here is a great recipe for rigatoni pasta with meatballs that has a wonderful meaty flavor and lots of herbs. The

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Ten chefs, at the top of their game, will compete in various locations from Los Angeles to Japan to New York. The final two contestants will battle it out in

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It's a sad day in the foodie world. Publisher Condé Nast has decided to cease publication of the beautiful Gourmet magazine with the November issue. Condé

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Here is a collection of Fall Soup Recipes: hearty and comforting, perfect for warming you up on those brisk fall days. Farmhouse Corn Chowder, Gingered

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Dauphinoise is the French method of baking potatoes in milk, cream and cheese. In the French region of Dauphiné, every home cook has her own formula for

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Simple, without a lot of fanfare, this delicious apple cake from celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson is comfort food at its best. Serve with vanilla bean ice

Spiced Caramel Apple Martini
Delicious ginger liqueur and caramel vodka are mixed with apple cider and a squeeze of lemon juice in this wonderful martini. Perfect for the holidays. Go

President Obama's State Dinner Menu for the Prime Minister of India
Guest Chef Marcus Samuelsson (Aquavit, C-House) created the State Dinner Menu along with White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford and her team. The menu

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Philadelphia Chef Jose Garces beat Jehangir Mehta in the final battle of The Next Iron Chef. Chef Garces joins current Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Masaharu

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I love the taste of warm gingerbread, especially around the holidays. Cardamom is a wonderfully fragrant spice that goes well with gingerbread. If you don't

Chicken al Pimentos
This delicious Sicilian-style roast chicken recipe comes from Chef Bill Rosenberg of Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar in Connecticut. Go to the recipe

Stollen - Rich German Fruitcake
Stollen is a German tradition and their version of the Christmas fruitcake. Marzipan is used in this recipe to create a very rich and moist cake. Go to the

Caviar for the New Year Celebration
What is an elegant New Year's party without champagne and caviar? Here are some tips and information on caviar for beginners and experts alike. Caviar is

Pomegranate Sorbet
Pomegranates are a wonderful and exotic fruit that becomes available every winter. Pomegranate juice, however, is available year-round and works great for

Top 10 Places To Buy Wild Game
A few decades ago wild game was a huge part of the average American's diet. As people moved away from the country and into the cities, however, we lost this

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Hosting a Superbowl party? Make sure you have lots of tasty food on hand! Here are some delicious ideas to get you started. Check out all the Superbowl

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You can find versions of molten lava cake in many fine restaurants. Despite their decadent richness and flavor, they're really quite simply to make and only

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Enjoy this photo gallery previewing the upcoming 82nd Academy Awards New York Oscar Party at the Palace Hotel. The menu was created by GILT Restaurant

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For the 17th consecutive year, Chef Wolfgang Puck (Spago's) oversees the menu of the official post-Academy Awards party, the Governors Ball. Some 1,500 guests

Mountain Molasses Stack Cake
This is a wonderfully simple cake perfect for the family dinner or to bring to a potluck. Delicious layers of molasses cake are smothered in a sweet apple

2010 James Beard Foundation Award Nominees
The James Beard Awards are the most prestigious honors in America for the food & beverage industry, The Academy Awards of the Food Scene. A panel of

Gourmet Sodas Reviewed
Soda pop just isn't for kids.  There are many wonderful specialty brands of soda out there that will please your palate.  Complex and sophisticated, many of

Asparagus Bruschetta
Fresh spring asparagus on toasted french bread makes a delicious appetizer for parties. Use prosciutto or a really good ham and Gruyere cheese for a

Truffled Mac & Cheese
Mac and Cheese is classic comfort food at its best. This is definitely a more sophisticated version making it appropriate for your next dinner party or a

Grilled Country Pork Chops with Bourbon-Basted Grilled Peaches
Here is a wonderful summertime recipes for grilling juicy flavorful pork chops that have been brined overnight and served with grilled fresh peaches. Grilling

White House State Dinner for Mexican President Felipe Calderón
Last week President Obama and the First Lady hosted Mexican President Calderón and Mrs. Margarita Zavala in the White House for a State Dinner. Mrs. Obama

Gourmet Holiday Recipe Collection
Here are a few holiday recipes to impress your guests and warm everyone's spirits.  Recipes like  Citrus-Rubbed Roast Goose with Baked Gingery Apples

Interview with Chef Gordon Ramsay
Celebrity bad boy Chef Gordon Ramsay is back with a new culinary competition show, MASTERCHEF on the FOX network. After a nationwide search for the best

Interview with Chef Graham Elliot and Joe Bastianich
FOX's new culinary competition series, MASTERCHEF, features Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay along with judges restaurateur and wine maker Joe

Sea Bass Fillets with Tomatoes and Roasted Red Pepper and Almond Sauce
This Spanish recipe starts by sautéing on the stove-top with a cazuela or ovenproof skillet then popping everything into the oven once the fish is added to

Iron Chef Michael Symon's Sopressata Sandwich with Mezzetta Pepper Sauce and Fried Egg
Here is the winning sandwich recipe from Iron Chef Michael Symon that he created for Mezzetta's Celebrity Make That Sandwich Contest. Michael's Sopressata

Interview with Food Network's Rahm Fama - Meat & Potatoes
I recently had the opportunity to speak with the witty Rahm Fama, star of the Food Network's new show Meat & Potatoes. Rahm is formerly a cattle rancher

The Spice Lab & Other Great Places to Buy Gourmet Salts
A list of recommended online stores that sell gourmet salts.

Top Ten Vanilla Extract Brands
Vanilla is an essential cooking ingredient for which there is no true substitute. The flavor of real vanilla is made up of over 250 organic components,

Warm Eggplant and Goat Cheese Packages
Appetizer recipe for warm goat cheese and eggplant packages.

Maple Pecan Squares
Here is a delicious bar cookie recipe using one of Fall's delightful sweet ingredients, maple syrup. Use grade B maple syrup if you can find it. It has a

Restaurant Aquavit’s Swedish Meatballs
This simple but beautiful recipe for Swedish meatballs comes from legendary Restaurant Aquavit in New York. True Scandinavian comfort food, this rich dish is

Get a Heritage Turkey for Thanksgiving
Heritage breed turkeys are those old fashioned varieties before modern industrial farming limited our choices down to one kind of bird. There are more than

The Best Hot Drinking Chocolates
Cold wintery days are the perfect time for a delicious cup of hot chocolate. Forget about that chalky hot cocoa you had as a kid and think rich and

Gâteau de Hannouka (Polish Hanukkah Apple Cake)
Here is wonderfully simple apple cake for Hanukkah. This traditional Polish cake uses a combination of sweet and tart apples to make a very delicious

Hefenkranz (Yeast Wreath) - German Christmas Bread
Start a new tradition in your family by celebrating your holidays with an international flair. Hefenkranz (or yeast wreath) is a sweet bread studded with

Top 10 Places to Buy Gourmet Gift Baskets
Gourmet gift baskets make a wonderful gift any time of the year but are especially welcome around the holidays. Don't know what to give someone or short on

Praline French Toast
A perfect treat for the holidays! Here is a delicious breakfast recipe for that special occasion, Praline French Toast is a wonderfully sweet dish with

How to Open an Oyster
A step-by-step photo guide on how to open an oyster.

Peekytoe Crab Cocktail with Sevruga Caviar and a Lemon Verbena Vinaigrette
This is a wonderfully elegant appetizer to serve at your New Year's party. Crab, caviar, fresh lemon verbena vinaigrette and avocado on a bed of fresh baby

President Obama hosts White House State Dinner for Hu Jintao, President of China
On January 19th, 2011 President Obama hosted an official state dinner for visiting President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of China. White House

Pittsburgh's Primanti Bros. Cheese Steak Sandwich
A Pittsburgh landmark since the 1930's, the Primanti Brothers have made these massive cheese steak sandwiches a football season tradition. Not for the faint

Grilled Mozzarella Sandwich with Crispy Prosciutto and Broccoli Rabe
Broccoli Rabe (also called rapini) is a bitter green common in Italian cooking. This delicious grilled cheese sandwich recipe definitely has an Italian

53rd Grammy Awards Celebration Menu
Chef to the Stars Wolfgang Puck has created and executed the menu for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. With approximately 5,000 guests in attendance, Wolfgang

Charred Beef with Smoked Tomato Drizzle
Cooked in a cast iron skillet on a hot charcoal grill, this is the Western version of beef carpaccio. The beef gets a delicious char on the outside but is

President Abraham Lincoln's Favorite Recipes
Happy President's Day! At President Obama's Inaugural Luncheon in 2009, the menu celebrated the bicentennial birthday of President Abraham Lincoln. Many of

Wolfgang Puck's Menu and 83rd Academy Awards Governors Ball Preview
For the 17th consecutive year, Chef Wolfgang Puck and his team from Wolfgang Puck Catering will cook up an extravagant meal for the 83rd Academy Awards

White House Honey Ale on Tap for St. Patrick's Day?
President Obama has declared March Irish-American Heritage Month. Can we expect a new batch of White House home-brewed beer to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Watermelon, Basil, & Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Syrup
Watermelon, Basil, & Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Syrup

Basil Ice Cream
Basil Ice Cream

Semolina Cookies with Date (Ma’amoul) - Easter in Lebanon
Ma'mouls are a traditional Lebanese cookie served for Easter. These holiday cookies are made with semolina flour and flavored with rose water and orange

Roasted Red Pepper, Goat Cheese and Baby Arugula Paninis
Love goat cheese? This is a delicious panini sandwich recipe with lots of goat cheese, baby arugula, roasted red bell peppers, peperoncini, and Calamata

Cherry Clafoutis
This is a wonderful custard dessert recipe using sweet cherries, almonds and crème fraîche baked in a cast iron skillet. Go to the recipe for Cherry

Grilled Fig Relish & Prociutto Paninis
Create this amazing grilled ham and cheese any way you want but try this first with homemade fig relish, thinly sliced prosciutto, Toma cheese, fresh herbs

Food Network Stars Photo Gallery
Food Network Stars Photo Gallery

Seared Scallops with Lemongrass Crème Fraiche
Seared Scallops with Lemongrass Crème Fraiche

Baked Breakfast Cheesecake
Baked Breakfast Cheesecake

Casting Call for Next Great Baker
Casting Call for Next Great Baker

Filet Mignon Sandwich with a Chimichurri Sauce and Goat Cheese
A delicious variation of the grilled steak sandwich.

French Recipes for Bastille Day
French Recipes for Bastille Day

Crisp Coconut and Chocolate Pie
Recipe for Chocolate Coconut Pie.

Juicy Recipes for National Watermelon Day
Juicy Recipes for National Watermelon Day

Heirloom Tomato & Avocado Tartare
Heirloom Tomato & Avocado Tartare

Chocolate Chipotle Walnut Torte
Chocolate Chipotle Walnut Torte

Butternut Squash Soup with Fontini Cheese Crostini
Butternut Squash Soup with Fontini Cheese Crostini

Apple Pie Soup
Apple Pie Soup

Poached Apples, Buttered Cider Rum Sauce and Brown Butter Pecan Ice Cream
Poached Apples, Buttered Cider Rum Sauce and Brown Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Paper Bag Apple Pie
Paper Bag Apple Pie

Traditional Christmas Roast Goose
Recipe for Christmas Roast Goose.

Christmas Yule Log - Bûche de Noël
Christmas Yule Log - Bûche de Noël

Salt and Herb Crusted Prime Rib with Wine Sauce
Salt and Herb Crusted Prime Rib with Wine Sauce

Top Ten Online Gourmet Food Shops
Top Ten Online Gourmet Food Shops

Top 10 Mail Order Appetizer Companies
List of top ten mail order appetizer companies.

Latkes for Chanukah (Hanukkah)
Latke recipe for Chanukah (Hanukkah)

Creme Brulee French Toast with Drunken Strawberries
Creme Brulee French Toast with Drunken Strawberries

Ham Croquettes with Parsley Sauce
Ham Croquettes with Parsley Sauce

Crab Toasts with Sriracha Mayonnaise
Crab Toasts with Sriracha Mayonnaise

Oven Braised Short Ribs
Recipe for braised beef short ribs.

Chocolate Caramel Bonbon Truffles
Recipe for chocolate caramel truffles.

Grammy Awards Celebration Party Menu
An overview of the 54th Grammy Awards After Party celebration.

Crawfish Étouffée for Mardi Gras
Crawfish Étouffée for Mardi Gras

The Governors Ball Menu of the 84th Academy Awards
The Governors Ball Menu of the 84th Academy Awards

White House Hosts State Dinner for UK Prime Minister David Cameron
White House Hosts State Dinner for UK Prime Minister David Cameron

Bobby Flay's Fish Tacos
Bobby Flay's Fish Tacos

Gourmet Food Baskets to Give on Mother's Day
Gourmet Food Baskets to Give on Mother's Day

Gourmet Recipes for Cinco de Mayo
Gourmet Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Blueberry Cake with Corn Bread Streusel & Ice Cream
Blueberry Cake with Corn Bread Streusel & Ice Cream

Cappuccino Tapioca Pudding with Cardamom Brûlée
Cappuccino Tapioca Pudding with Cardamom Brûlée

Mexican Milk Fudge
Mexican Milk Fudge

Cinnamon-sugar Fritters
Recipe for Mexican pastry cinnamon-sugar fritters.

Beer Battered Fried Fish
Recipe for beer battered fish.

Herb Grilled Corn on the Cob
Herb Grilled Corn on the Cob

Crispy Pork Belly with Caramel Vinegar
Recipe for a crispy pork belly with caramelized vinegar.

Blackberry Shortcake
Blackberry Shortcake

Double-Cheese Focaccia Bread with Tomato Sauce
Recipe for double cheese focaccia bread.

Salmon Burgers with Hoisin Barbecue Sauce and Pickled Ginger and Napa Slaw
Recipe for salmon burgers.

Spicy Tomato Gazpacho with Fresh Horseradish
Recipe for spicy gazpacho soup.

Slow-Roasted Pork Sandwich with Red Cabbage, Jalapeños, and Mustard
Recipe for slow roasted pork sandwiches.

10 Steps to a Traditional Clambake
Create a traditional clambake in 10 steps.

Monte Cristo Sandwich for Brunch
Monte Cristo Sandwich for Brunch

Simple Grilled Lobster
Simple Grilled Lobster

Grilling Recipes for Labor Day
Grilling Recipes for Labor Day

Spaghetti with Shrimp and Tomato Passatina
Recipe for authentic Italian Spaghetti with tomato sauce and shrimp.

Bourbon Street Buffalo Wings
Bourbon Street Buffalo Wings

Pumpkin Pie with Cinnamon Crunch and Bourbon-Maple Whipped Cream
Pumpkin Pie with Cinnamon Crunch and Bourbon-Maple Whipped Cream

64th Emmy Awards Governors Ball Preview - Photo Gallery
Photo preview of the 64th Emmy Awards Governors Ball.

Menu Preview of the 64th Emmy Awards Governors Ball
Menu Preview of the 64th Emmy Awards Governors Ball

Roast Tenderloin, Mushroom Risotto Fries and Parsnip Creamed Spinach
Recipe for Emmy Awards Entree of roasted beef tenderloin.

White Chocolate Raspberry Cake with Raspberry Macaroon Lollipop
White Chocolate Raspberry Cake with Raspberry Macaroon Lollipop

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Pecans and Brown Butter
Recipe for sweet potato gnocchi.

Spinach Linguine with Creamy Walnut Sauce
Easy recipe for spinach linguine with creamy walnut sauce.

Where to Buy the Best Seafood Online
Where to find the best mail order seafood.

Roast Goose Recipes
Three methods for cooking a delicious Christmas Roast Goose.

Top 5 Ice Cream Brands by Mail Order
My picks for the top 5 ice cream companies doing mail order.

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
Recipe for sticky toffee pudding.

Deep Fried Bacon Wrapped Oysters with Rémoulade
Recipe for deep fried oysters wrapped in bacon.

Delicious Baked Zucchini Fries
Recipe for baked zucchini fries.

Chocolate Brioche Pudding
Recipe for sophisticated and delicious chocolate brioche pudding.

Gourmet Caramel Apples
Recipe for basic caramel apples and many gourmet variations.

Mostly Ghostly White Cake
Recipe for a very white cake with frosting ghosts, perfect for Halloween.

Election Day Cake
Recipe for election day cake.

Goober (Peanut Butter) Cake
Recipe for a Southern favorite, Goober Cake.

Lemon & Almond Streamliner Cake
Recipe for a vintage classic dessert, Lemon and Almond Streamliner Cake.

Top 12 Places to Find the Best Cookware & Tools
A list of recommended shops online for the best cookware and kitchen tools.

#Charitytuesday - Charities Fighting Against Hunger
A list of ten charitable organizations fighting hunger.

Flaming Christmas Pudding
Recipe for traditional british dessert, Christmas pudding.

Simple Fish Bouillabaisse
A simple recipe for traditional fish bouillabaisse.

Vanillekipferl (Vanilla Crescents)
Recipe for German traditional Christmas cookies Vanillekipferl.

Best Online Wine Shops
Best Online Wine Shops

5 Vintage Cooking Gifts
Five vintage cooking gifts to give this holiday season.

The Best Food of the Month Clubs
A collection of the best gourmet food-of-the-month clubs.

Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Gourmet Cook
Gift ideas for the outdoor gourmet cook.

Okra, Corn, & Tomatoes
Recipe for Southern okra, corn, and tomatoes.

Choosing & Serving Caviar for the New Year's Holiday
Choosing & Serving Caviar for the New Year's Holiday

Red Wine & Raspberry Sorbet
Recipe for red wine and raspberry sorbet.

Oysters Rockefeller Deconstructed
Recipe for oysters Rockefeller deconstructed.

2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards
Nominations in the gourmet food categories for the 2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.

Chocolate Stout Cake
St. Patrick's Day recipe for Chocolate Stout Cake.

Herb Crusted Lamb Chops with Creamy Morel Potatoes
Spring recipe for fresh morels and herb crusted lamb chops.

Asparagus Spring Rolls with Sweet Red Chili Dipping Sauce
Recipe for asparagus spring rolls with sweet red chili dipping sauce.

Where to Buy Your Easter Lamb
Where to buy your Easter lamb.

Porchetta
Recipe for Italian ham porchetta.

Seared Scallops, Tomato-Chile Jam, Fresh Peas, and Bacon
Recipe for seared scallops with tomato-chili jam, peas and bacon.

Sake Steamed Mussels
Seafood recipe for sake steamed mussels.

Chocolate Caramel Mini Cakes
Valentine Day recipe for chocolate caramel mini cakes.

85th Academy Awards Governors Ball Menu
Wolfgang Puck's menu for the 85th Academy Awards.

Barley & Vegetable Pot Pies
Recipe for Barley & Vegetable Pot Pies.

Citrus Angel Food Cake
Recipe for Citrus Angel Food Cake.

Three-Layer Parsnip Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
Three-Layer Parsnip Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwiches with Winter Herb Pistou
Recipe for Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwiches with Winter Herb Pistou.

Maple Syrup Hot Toddy
Recipe for maple syrup hot toddy.

Delicious Lamb Recipes for Spring
Gourmet lamb recipes for spring.

2013 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists
2013 Semi-finalist for the James Beard Awards

Time to Vote! Readers' Choice Awards
Final voting for About.com's Readers Choice Awards in Gourmet Food.

Oscar Night Party Menu & Recipes
Recipes for an Oscar Night party by Chef Wolfgang Puck.