Chicken Wellington with a Mushroom Cream Sauce

While digging through the bottom of my freezer, I found a package of unused puff pastry dough. I...more

Super-Crispy Korean Chicken

There is nothing worse than biting into a piece of soggy fried chicken. This is often the case after fried chicken has been tossed in a sauce, but this recipe solves that problem with a secret ingredient: Vodka. I’m not even kidding ....more

Homemade Korean Gochujang (Hot Pepper Paste)

Over the past few months, gochujang has become one of my favorite condiments. This Korean red pepper paste is salty, sweet, and spicy. I’ve used it Slow Cooker Korean Lettuce wraps, chicken recipes, and even in salad dressings ....more

Poblano Peppers Stuffed with a Cherry Tomato Israeli Couscous

Elliott and I just returned from spending the holidays in the mountains, where we ate some really great food, skied, and ate some more. Whenever we visit a new place, we always try to find the best local restaurants that are a bit off the beaten path and try to avoid chain restaurants as much as we can. We’ve found some really great places over the years and this trip was no different ....more

Miso-Glazed Fingerling Potatoes

I’m pretty lazy when it comes to side dishes and usually just toss a bunch of vegetables into the oven for dinner. Not today....more

Striped Crab Ravioli with a Sage Butter Sauce

I finally did it. I broke down and bought the pasta attachments for my kitchen aid stand mixer. It’s been something I’ve been back and forth on for some time, but I could never bring myself to actually click “submit order.” We don’t eat much pasta and when we do get a craving for spaghetti, I usually just pull out my veggie...more

Skinny Take-Out Orange Chicken with Jasmine Rice

There are some recipes that instantly become family favorites. You take one bite and you’re already looking forward to the next time you make the dish. It’s also a recipe guaranteed never to have leftovers ....more

Scallion Pancakes with a Spicy Dipping Sauce

Commonly served in Chinese restaurants, scallion pancakes make a great party appetizer and are quite easy to make at home. These chewy pancakes are super-flaky and can either be fried or grilled to perfection. Fried pancakes tend to be a little more moist and chewy, while grilled pancakes are a bit more crispy since the grill tends to dry them out a bit ....more

Sartù di Riso (Meatball, Sausage, and Rice Timbale)

I know what you’re thinking. Why on earth did you put meat in the middle of a...more

Black Squid Ink Risotto with Seared Scallops

With holiday season quickly approaching (crazy, right?), I thought it would be fun to share a few recipes that were a bit more elegant and fit for a holiday party. Even though I often make scallops and risotto for weeknight dinners, I think it’s also sophisticated enough for special occasions....more