New Recipes

  • Chocolate Bliss Cookies

    Ingredients 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) semi-sweet chocolate, divided  1/4 cup butter, softened  3/4 cup packed brown sugar  2 eggs  1 tsp. vanilla  1/2 cup flour  1/4 tsp. baking powder  2 cups chopped walnuts Preparation Heat oven to 350°F. Chop 8 oz. chocolate; set aside. Microwave remaining chocolate in large microwaveable bowl on high for 2 minutes, stirring after 1 min. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Add butter; stir […]

  • Grilled Baby Potatoes with Dijon Mustard & Herbs

    Ingredients 1 pound baby Yukon Gold potatoes ¼ cup mayonnaise, best quality such as Hellman’s or Duke’s ¼ cup Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme (rosemary would also work well, or a combination) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley, for garnish (optional) Preparation Place the potatoes […]

  • Grilled Salmon with Creamy Cucumber-Dill Salad

    Ingredients FOR THE SALMON 4 (6-oz) salmon fillets, skin on 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil kosher salt freshly ground black pepper FOR THE CUCUMBER-DILL SALAD 1 English cucumber (also called hothouse cucumber) ⅓ cup finely sliced red onion, from one small red onion ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons sour cream 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, best quality such as Hellmann’s […]

  • Margherita Pizza

    Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) can crushed tomatoes, preferably San Marzano 3 medium garlic cloves, minced ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Flour, for stretching the dough 2 pizza doughs 8 oz fresh mozzarella, not packed in water, cubed ½ cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano ½ cup roughly chopped fresh basil, lightly packed Preparation Make the Sauce: […]

  • Baked Lobster Tails with Citrus-Herb Butter

    Ingredients 4 (5 oz.) fresh lobster tails ½ cup (4 oz.) unsalted butter, melted and divided 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)  1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 teaspoon thinly sliced fresh chives ½ teaspoon finely chopped garlic (from 1 garlic clove) ¼ teaspoon kosher […]

  • Sautéed Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes

    Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 1 pound zucchini (2-3 medium), cut into ½-inch chunks 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved (I usually buy NatureSweet Cherubs) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil, plus more for garnish if desired Preparation Heat the olive oil over […]

  • Grilled Shrimp with Pesto

    Ingredients 2 pounds extra large (26/30) or jumbo shrimp, peeled (tails left on) and deveined, thawed if frozen 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup basil leaves 3 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano ¼ cup pine nuts or walnuts 1 lemon, cut into wedges, for serving (optional) Preparation Thread the shrimp […]

  • Salad with Lemon, Olive Oil, and Parmigiano Reggiano

    Ingredients 5 ounces (or 5 generous handfuls) salad 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, from one lemon 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, best quality such as Lucini ⅛ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Big hunk Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese Preparation In a large salad bowl, combine the lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place the arugula […]

  • 7 Layer Dip

    Ingredients 2 cups cored, seeded, and finely chopped tomatoes, from 2 to 3 large tomatoes or 4 to 6 plum tomatoes 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced, light and dark green parts separated (divided) 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely diced (divided) 4 tablespoons lime juice, from 2 limes (divided) Salt ½ teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced […]

  • Sweet and Sour Shrimp With Broccoli

    Ingredients 3 tablespoons ketchup 3 tablespoons soy sauce 4 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon Asian chili sauce 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2½ tablespoons rice vinegar 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 bunch scallions, finely sliced, light and dark green parts divided 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 pounds extra-large (26/30) or jumbo (21/25) shrimp, peeled and deveined, thawed if frozen […]