How to Make Moist, Tender Grilled Chicken Breasts

Overcooked chicken breasts are dry and flavorless; undercooked chicken breasts are dangerous. It’s easy to see why so many […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Eggplant Love and Sex (And Baba Ganoush, Too)

Baba Ganoush is my new hummus. I love the smoky, charred flavor of the eggplant, with that slightly bitter tinge, […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Strawberry Cheesecake Tart

Please, promise you will never let on how simple this glamorous dessert is to make. Let them taste it and […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Dark Chocolate & Coffee

There is so much to love about dark chocolate. The allure of that bitter edge, like the curlicue at the […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Going Mo-bile

Help– I have an ear worm! The Who song, Going Mobile, is wrapped...more

Spring Bacon and Hash Brown Egg Nests

Hello Spring! I love waking up to the sound of birds chirping and the smell and feel of a […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Timing Dinner Right: A 30-Minute Game Plan for Filet Mignon with Madeira Mushroom Sauce, Roast Asparagus and Rosemary Potatoes

I’ve got your back. I’m going to make you a hero. You are going to get this meal on the […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Eating Around the World in Queens

They came just a couple of weeks apart. First it was an old friend who is chef to the Governor […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Asparagus and Pea Individual Frittatas

It’s Spring, people. I know, because little green shoots finally appeared above the soil; because I awoke to the […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Timing Dinner Right: A 30-Minute Game Plan for Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Shallot Sauce, Egg Noodles with Sage Butter and Tri-Color Zucchini

Timing. It is the bane of many a cook’s existence. I watched my mother fret about it for […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more