Recipe Video Archive
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Delicious free online food recipes from Robin Benzle. Find quick recipes ready for printing or watch the video to get some extra pointers and tips. Delicious chocolate cake recipes, easy appetizers and party food recipes. Most of these recipes require just a few ingredients and all are sure to impress.

     

Award-winning Black Pepper-Crusted Whiskey Pork Chops topped with Molasses-Lemon Butter

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Much better than the traditional three bean salad!  Enhanced with pasta and a sweet mustard dressing.

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Tips on cooking lobster from a New England lobsterman!

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Go shrimping with me onboard the 'Winds of Fortune' with Captain Wayne Magwood for an experience you'll never forget.  This is not a typical Chow Time - there is no recipe,...



     

Coffee Nog, Orange-Eggnog Punch and Russian Egg Nog.

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A liqueur with a dark past and even once banned in the U.S.  Now, a delicious conversation piece cocktail.

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Flaky two-bite pastries filled with spicy, nutty beef.  Probably the most popular hors d'oeuvre I serve.

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Because you're worth it!

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Alcatraz served the best food of any Federal prison.  Here is a favorite of the convicts.

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Crispy, fried perch coated in almond slices and drizzled with a balsamic reduction sauce.

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Excellent classic Caesar Salad enhanced with toasted almonds. 

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She shares her secret family recipe for cake-like cookies with sweet maple syrup icing.

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One of the oldest recipes known to man.  Features stuffed dates, cinnamon honey and crushed almonds.

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Dinner in ten minutes!  Lemony, cheesy, basily pasta that's elegant enough for company and easy enough for a regular old Tuesday night.

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Warm, crunchy strips of Italian bread covered in Antipasto Butter.

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Triple pepper square meatballs that will light up your mouth.  Serve with Sweet & Sour Tomato Chaser.

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An extra easy no-bake cake featuring chocolate-toffee Heath candy bars.

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A chewy, chocolatey, coconuty, traditional Australian treat.

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My two-year old sous chef helps me put together this kid-approved breakfast.

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Kid-approved (in a big way)!

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Salty, sweet, peppery, savory - it has it all!

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A fantastic pork dish using only three ingredients.

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My daughter's addicting appetizer featuring sofrito and Spanish Manchego cheese.

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Coffee Ice Cream mounded on a cookie, covered in meringue and baked until golden.

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French bread with tomato-Brie butter, baked to a golden brown with a totally distracting kitten. 

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Savory Scotch Eggs, baked instead of deep-fried, served warm with a dollop of mustard.

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Extra-moist banana bread with chocolate chips.  My first real recipe as a child.  I've never had reason to make another banana bread recipe!

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A homemade cake using only 4 ingredients.

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Crispy bacon-wrapped Trout on a Stick with a mustard-garlic glaze.

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This musical genius wasn't exactly a foodie, but he loved every ingredient in this dish.

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Half skillet-fried chicken, half chicken stew dotted with colorful vegetables and simmered in beer until it falls off the bone.

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A family secret - revealed!  Thirteen flavorful ingredients, simmered into one sensational taste.

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Blackberries and raspberries smothered in Kahlua mascarpone whipped cream and topped with unsweetened chocolate.

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I have perfected one of my favorite foods of all times.

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Healthy and delicious bison burgers dressed to perfection.

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Your guests will think you burned the garlic bread!  An exciting way to serve garlic bread.

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Grilled chicken breasts with a molasses glaze.

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A new take on good old potato salad with tomato, scallions and blue cheese in a creamy Bloody Mary dressing.  And vodka, of course.

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My famous mushroom and onion stuffed burgers.

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Three ingredients, ten minutes, perfect with red wine.

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An easy, 3-ingredient recipe that goes perfectly with a glass of wine.

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Chunks of pork tenderloin marinated in beer, brown sugar, bay leaves and other goodies - grilled to perfection and topped with Parmesan cheese.

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Lemon-Lime French Toast

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Rimmed in Irish mead and crushed chocolate-covered toffee - Hot coffee and whiskey topped with Guinness Whipped Cream

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An extra easy recipe for thick slices of tomato drizzled with warm, sweet, browned garlic butter.

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Sweet mussels in a sherry-garlic-butter sauce.  Only five minutes to make!

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A rich, creamy brown ale soup inspired by a trip to Romania

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A cinnamony, creamy dessert topped with whipped cream and toasted almonds inspired by a trip to Budapest.

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The addicting, refreshing national dish of Bulgaria.  Chopped vegetables with a sunflower dressing and tons of Bulgarian Feta.

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Sometimes mistakes have very happy outcomes.

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Created for marshmallow lovers.

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Some foods taste better burnt!  Layers of tomato, balsamic and shaved Parmesan cheese topped with brown sugar burnt walnuts.

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A Southern U.S. inspired snack for when you're in a pickle for what to serve for a munchie.

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A cousin to souffle, this moist, light as a feather cornbread takes just minutes to make.

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Delicious cake bon-bons with a touch of bourbon.

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Half cornbread, half cake, insanely moist.

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Warm and wonderful with butterscotch whipped cream on top.

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Bitter greens, salty cheese, crunchy walnuts and sweet butterscotch - it all works!

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Cake so moist you can pick it up with the back of a fork - frosting so decadent it's hard to make another.

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My absolute favorite summer salad.  Unique and easy!

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Live from Vilcabamba, Ecuador, this week's Chow Time shows you how to prepare a refreshing lime and rum cocktail.

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Spicy, sweet, salty, nutty - and completely addicting.

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Warm pound cake with a crunchy Kahlua crust and French pressed coffee.  Join me in the garden with my best cooking buddy, Elizabeth.

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Creamy hot chocolate featuring fine dark chocolate, real vanilla extract and soft whipped cream.

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A visit to the oyster capital of France - and a delicious, creamy oyster chowder with lots of corn.

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An exclusive, inside look at a private Italian club celebrating Italian meat, culture and camaraderie - and a recipe for Fragapane Italian Sausage.

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From the island of Tortola.  Lean, tasty and tender and only 6 ingredients

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Only 4 ingredients!  Tenderloins of chicken roasted in garlic, lime and cayenne.

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Beautiful, delicious, healthy and only 4 ingredients.

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Sort of like a food/art project.  A combination of cheeses with sherry and paprika and formed into carrots.

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Description of the recipe goes here

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Try saying that fast three times.

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A creamy, cheesy cauliflower puree with nutmeg.

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All it takes is a few ingredients for this elegant dish.  Goes well with a little classical piano.

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South Carolina taught me about the classic Southern vinegar-marinated dish that I am totally addicted to.

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Three easy recipes using cheap, white bread:  Rolled Sandwiches, Cheesy Dough Balls, Scrambled Egg Cupcakes.

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Who says beef must always be paired with red wine?  A simple, garlicy beef and potato stew simmered in cheap white wine.

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Coffee Ice Cream with Fresh Cherries and Dark Chocolate Cashews.  No ice cream machine needed!

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A tasty casserole with veggies and chunks of cornbread.  The dill makes it.

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A big hit with my vegetarian friend.

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Grilled chicken topped with a creamy cherry puree with a bit of a kick.

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Hot, sweet and salty - and perfect for a crowd.

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How to roast chestnuts the old-fashioned way.

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If you love Caesar salad and you love chicken - then by all means, make this.

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Peppery fried chicken hash browns with an egg on top.

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Grilled, vinegar-jalepeno-onion marinated chicken from the famous 'Chicken Lady' of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.

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A mixture of savory spices, seared onto pieces of chicken, then simmered in white wine.

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A classic Provence recipe enhanced with Cognac and one more clove of garlic.

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Fancy Five Star Chili.  Tender pieces of beef sirloin and creamy cannelini beans simmered in red wine and beef stock with just the right seasonings.

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Spicy, creamy and tart.  Two recipes in one!

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Tender pork ribs smothered in a Chinese barbecue sauce that includes hoisin sauce, sherry and gingerroot.

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Oven-roasted with Chinese spices and topped with a flavor-filled sauce.

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An addicting chopped salad of lettuce, cabbage, toasted almonds, lo mein noodles and apricots tossed in a savory Chinese dressing.

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A unique and fun way to serve shrimp cocktail (with an Asian mustard-soy dipping sauce).

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Make delicious and easy to make green beans.

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Seaweed is a superfood - loaded with vitamins and minerals.  This noodle dish is packed with flavor and only takes a dozen minutes to make.

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A simple, savory skillet dish of chicken chunks simmered in a garlic-soy sauce, sherry sauce.

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A deluxe version of Pecan Pie.  Like eating candy.

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Homemade puffs of eggy dough stuffed with a dark chocolate-ricotta filling.

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Half candy, half cookie, is there any better combination than salt, dark chocolate and butter?  Only five ingredients for this irrisistible treat. 

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Not being a lover of traditional apple pie, I came up with this recipe that even I kind of like.

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Peanut butter-stuffed marshmallows dipped in dark chocolate.  Perfect for parties and people of all ages.

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Warning!  To be eaten once every five years.  Have a cardiologist present.

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You can have the gizzards and hearts - I'll take the livers.

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You can have the gizzards and hearts - I'll take the livers.

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From Denver, Colorado - My niece and her husband, Tim, have a Friday night tradition for happy hour:  an appetizer that features roasted pears and Prosciutto.

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All the flavors of a clambake in one pan.  Roasted chicken in clam juice with chopped clams and potatoes.

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Homemade dark chocolate brownies infused with orange topped with an orange cream cheese frosting.

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A delicious pairing of ham and apples with the perfect spices.  Dinner in minutes!

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Not COFFEE cake - Coffee CAKE.  A two-layer coffee-infused cake with a coffee buttercream frosting.

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Cake-like coffee donuts with a rich, creamy frosting.  You'll need a donut pan for this.

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Topped with a mustard sauce and Gruyere cheese.

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In a beautiful Aspen kitchen, two young girlfriends show me how to make this healthy, colorful, flavorful dip.

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For those sweltering summer days when you don't feel much like cooking.

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Delicious recipes for Caramel Corn on the Cob and Italian Corn on the Cob - plus, the easiest and best way to prepare corn (no shucking required).

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Braised in whiskey water and glazed in spiced cider vinegar.

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Pan-fried fresh corn off the cob, crackled in bacon with pepper and cheese.  Only 4 ingredients.

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The mushroom soup!  Creamy, with rich and deep flavor.

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Comforting, creamy cremini soup with almonds, herbs and spices.

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A 6-ingredient flavor-packed barbecue sauce inspired by my cream sauce-loving husband.

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Simply totally addicting!

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Vibrant, healthy and very green.

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Crispy bite-sized pieces of oven roasted, breaded brown sugar bacon.  Great party food.  Makes 100, freezes well.

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Tender, roasted duck legs with herbs de Provence and cloves. 

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Flank steak, marinated in a lime-garlic Cuban Mojo sauce, grilled and thinly sliced.

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Crispy, tender shrimp in a delicious coconut batter that will disappear in minutes.

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My 96-year old father-in-law takes over the show.

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Crunchy, deep-fried spiral pasta dusted with an array of warm spices.

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Golden, puffy and eggy.  A delicious spinach side dish that won't make you gag like when you were a kid.

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Split Cornish Game Hens on the grill with a hot pepper jelly glaze - and the strangest dinner guest ever!

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Long time French friend Dominique Blanchard shared her fantastic chocolate cake recipe with me - so rich, it doesn't need frosting.

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Join me and my friend Dominique in her St. Barth kitchen as she prepares a disgusting meal I have no desire to try.

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Peaches baked in cinnamon and spiced rum and topped with tons of brown-sugar oatmeal crumble (my favorite part).

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A simple homemade pizza featuring a buttery, puff pastry crust and fried duck eggs.

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Italian-inspired gorgonzola-stuff, proscuitto-wrapped chicken.

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Thin and chewy with espresso and white chocolate.

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The most amazing side dish I ate in Ecuador.  Goes with everything!

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A simple dish from Ecuador - featuring the best rice I've ever eaten.

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Fresh trout, oven-roasted on a bed of bacon with lots of lemon and potatoes.  Just like I had in that pub in the Cotswolds.

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English-Style Roasted Trout with Bacon and Red Potatoes

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What was once garbage is now a delicious treat around our house.  Crispy, oven-roasted potato peels with herbs and cheese.

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Moist and chewy muffins that bake in 15 minutes.

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Forty-three of America's finest chefs gather at Farmer Lee Jones' vegetable farm in Milan, Ohio to raise money for Veggie U, a non-profit program to teach children about vegetab...



     

Hilarious video of kids just being themselves.  Join me, along with Olivia and Abigail (ages 3 and 6) in their Aspen, Colorado kitchen as we prepare an appetizer with a sen...



     

Creamy corn and potato chowder loaded with tender shrimp.

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Pan-fried Foie Gras with Brandied Peach

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Layers of mashed carrots, onion, red bell pepper and tons of shredded Cheddar.

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Chicken thighs with a thyme-flour crust, simmered in grape juice.  From the Bordeaux region of France

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A family recipe for excellent slowly braised beef shank in vegetables, herbs and red wine. 

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The French version of Italian pesto - stuffed into twice-baked potatoes.

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Crispy, seasoned, oven-roasted wings for a casual party.  A very funny video, a seriously good recipe.

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Simple, clean and fresh.  If you've never tried French walnut oil, you're in for a treat.

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Bitter greens, sweet pears, tangy mustard dressing and chunks of warm, creamy Brie cheese.

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Pan-fried slices of green tomatoes with brown sugar and cream.

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Among other delicacies of Southwestern France - Scrambled eggs with wild mushrooms and goat cheese - and French bread with Foie Gras.

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A refreshing and flavor-packed chopped anchovy salad straight from the fishing village of Makarska, Croatia.

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Charming host/owner Giuseppe of Ristorante Fioroni in Carate Urio, Italy shares his family recipe for this rich, creamy sauce.

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A fresh take on one of the world's most popular cocktails - from one of my favorite restaurants on St. Barths.

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A fairy tale village, a tiny restaurant and a melt-in-your mouth fish dish.

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A peek at the amazing wildlife of the Galapagos Islands and a recipe for the best ceviche I've ever eaten, courtesy of the boat's Chef Wellington.

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Simple and delicious Pancetta-Asparagus Omelets from the farmhouse of Izidor and Milojka Skerlj.

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Tasty little nuggets of breaded alligator to impress your friends.

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I never liked this slimy, much maligned vegetable - until now.

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A pinwheel of yellow apple slices embedded in a rich custard pie.

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Inspired by the gorillas at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.  A Kale-Apple Slaw with Toasted Hazelnuts and a Honey-Yogurt Dressing.

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A Hungarian classic - in kebab form.  Served over a bed of buttered noodles and topped with a sour cream-onion sauce.

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Crunchy, healthy baked apple chips - only 2 ingredients.

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Probably the most refreshing salad I've ever eaten.  The Ouzo doesn't hurt, either.

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My feta-addicted husband loves it.

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Boneless, butterflied leg of lamb infused with tons of lemon and garlic, grilled to perfection.

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I was in the mood for a big crunchy salad filled with goodies and my husband was in the mood for a fat, gooey grilled cheese sandwich - so this happened.

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Tossed with Parmesan, garlic oil, white balsamic vinegar, herbs de Provence..

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An easy version of this spicy New Orleans classic featuring shrimp and Andouille sausage.

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Pureed cannellini beans with fresh tomato and cilantro.  The answer for those tired of hummus.

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An addicting cheese that is made for grilling - or frying in a pan.  Add one ingredient and you have a delicious appetizer to serve with red wine.

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The delicate flavors of hearts of palm and artichokes with crunchy, sweet bell peppers tossed in a tart and spicy dressing.

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A light and fluffy angelfood cake stuffed with plump blackberries and whipped cream and frosted with more whipped cream.  Fit for an angel!

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Herb-roasted Cornish Game Hens with a Maple-Mustard-Cherry Glaze.

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Bright green, marshmallow holly sprigs with cinnamon berries.

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Once in your lifetime, you should make these.

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Only three ingredients!  Delicious Italian dumplings fried in butter and topped with your favorite sauce.

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My all time favorite sandwich on my new favorite bread.

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A fun summer treat featuring grilled watermelon embedded with chocolate 'seeds' with a salty-spicy glaze.

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I learned from the best - while traveling in Italy.  Here are the 8 steps to cook perfect pasta.

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Warm, eggy, puffy Spinach Balls - my favorite!  Make 75.

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Warm, white wine-blue cheese potato salad.

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Warm, white wine-blue cheese potato salad.

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A boring apple pie hidden within a buttery, molasses shoofly pie.

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Only four ingredients make a delicious, chewy cookie that's practically healthy.  Finally, a recipe where tofu tastes good!

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Traveling in India taught me that cauliflower doesn't have to be boring.  Pan-cooked with savory spices and tomato-almond paste.

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Chunks of pan-cooked chicken in a savory yogurt sauce, topped with a spicy cauliflower crumble.

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Crispy beer batter surrounds a melt-in-your mouth fried cod.

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Delicious breaded and pan-fried frog legs, Italian-style.

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Individual baby-back ribs braised in apple cider and topped with an herbal Parmesan crust.  Great finger food!

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When you want to impress.  And, there is no baking involved!

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My recipe for a classic Italian pesto.

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Classic French onion soup enhanced with tiny oregano meatballs and tomato.

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A fantastic way to use those blackening bananas.

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For the first time ever:  The John Oatesmeal Cookie - A melt in your mouth, light as a feather oatmeal meringue cookie with bits of dark chocolate.  Only six ingredien...



     

Oatmeal meringue cookies with bits of dark chocolate.  Light as a feather, melt in your mouth, only six ingredients.  For both men and women eaters.

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How to crack open a coconut - an annual tradition when I was growing up.  Plus, coconut recipe ideas.

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Bathed in bourbon and sear with a sugar crust.

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A rich and creamy (and beautiful) cherry tomato pie with sauteed onions.

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In four minutes, you can make crispy, addicting crackers using fresh pasta.

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Before the firing squad, I'd have this.

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An American classic, featuring French bread buns, Gruyere cheese, Poupon mustard and herbs de Provence.

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Quick, healthy and only four ingredients.  With music by Pat Dailey.

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Refreshing, tart Lemon-Cranberry Italian Ice - only 4 ingredients.

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Thick slices of Italian bread soaked in a lemon-lime egg mixture and fried until golden brown.

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Light and bright.

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Pan-cooked eggs with cream and Gruyere cheese.  The kind that French women love to eat and never gain weight.

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Creamy chicken encased in dough and topped with Cheddar sauce.  Delicious.  And that's the truth.

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Inspired by the first time I tried Limoncello on Italy's Amalfi Coast

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A recipe straight from Il Milion, the oldest restaurant in Venice as prepared by master Chef Roberto Bocus.

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Pasta with a Fontina cheese sauce and crispy Proscuitto.

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A glimpse of the wonders of the Galapagos and Chef Wellington's (of the ship M/V Evolution) recipe for the best ceviche I've ever eaten.

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A triple-rum pineapple punch called The Arrrgh.

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A tour of the world-famous Marchfelderhof Restaurant in Vienna, Austria - and an easy recipe for Chicken Schnitzel.

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Very fancy Deviled Eggs stuffed with chunks of lobster and a dash of Sherry.

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Pork medallions, pan-cooked with wine-infused prunes and a splash of cream.  Totally elegant, totally easy and very French.

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I learned a brand new way to serve lasagna noodles (thanks, Italy).  I top it with a rich lamb sauce simmered in wine. 

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Inspired by my vegetarian friend, Marilyn.

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Takes me right back to a long-ago breakfast in Hawaii.

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Three kinds of cheese, tomatoes and a buttery, crunchy top.

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Inspired by a salad served at the Mala Mala Game Reserve in South Africa - sweet tomatoes and hot chili oil highlight this delicious and addicting side dish.

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Light as a feather, crispy and chewy, and only 5 ingredients.

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Grilled swordfish topped with a Caribbean-inspired spicy mango sauce.

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Elegant and easy!  Marigold flower petals enhance a skillet of pasta with shrimp and exotic spices.

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A mouthful of flavors!  Chocolate, coconut, raspberries, orange, toasted almonds..and a secret ingredient that makes it very special.

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Tender bites of beef and noodles, seasoned with marjoram, in a simple beef stock sauce.

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Creamy, delicious tomato soup thickened with mashed potatoes and topped with Parmesan cheese.  Only 6 ingredients!

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Inspired by the cookery of the Middle Ages - Pork meatballs with Roquefort cheese and currants with a Mustard-Almond-Cinnamon dipping sauce.

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Savory, hearty and healthy, featuring carrots, potatoes, apples and exotic spices.

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Three ingredients!  When your husband is a grilled cheese fanatic, you make him a great one.

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Roasted chicken topped with a rich, brown sauce inspired by traditional Mexican mole sauce - only 6 ingredients!

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Rich, moist coffee cake featuring the classic Mexican combination of chocolate and cinnamon.

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Buttery strips of avocado fried in a spicy panko mixture and dipped in a soothing salsa.

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Layers of flour tortillas filled with a creamy mocha filling and covered in whipped cream.

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A savory, traditional 16th century soup from the Yucatan peninsula.

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Exotic, savory appetizers for the grill.

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Extra moist with a milk chocolate shell - and this recipe makes one bundt and one loaf.

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Bite-sized Parmesan-garlic meatballs simmered in a spicy marmalade-raisin sauce.

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A quail egg version of the classic Scotch Egg - wrapped in sausage, breaded and fried until golden.  Perfect for a party.

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A delicious 4-ingredient recipe for mint pesto tossed with pan-cooked shrimp.

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A blast from the past from my mother, who never liked to cook.

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Inspired by the original Italian version, invented by monks. Almond
meringues dipped in dark chocolate.

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A roasted pepita (pumpkin seed) dip inspired by a trip to Merida, Mexico.

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A four-year old gives a 97-year old a cooking lesson on how to make a gourmet peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

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A 2 1/2 year old teaches me how to make a great ice cream-like treat (and it's healthy, at that).

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My 3-year old granddaughter shows me the ropes on how to use a spiralizer.

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Cremini mushrooms, sauteed in Marsala wine make the filling for this delicious bread that can be used as a side for dinner - or cut into strips for an appetizer.

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A simple and savory way to cook rabbit in a skillet.

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Easy, no-bake old-fashioned rum balls.  Like I was not allowed to eat growing up.

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...and then there's MY meatloaf.

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Just like a hamburger with all the great flavors of a Sloppy Joe.

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Firey hot, addicting, delicious.  Inspired by Chef Paul Prudhomme.

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The way a fruitcake ought to be!  Studded with dried cherries, chocolate, nuts and rum - and frosted with white chocolate-cream cheese frosting.  Our family tradition ...



     

Now, this is what I call fruitcake!

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Sights and sounds of Christmas and a recipe for you to print out for a fruitcake that's actually edible.  New-Fangled Fruitcake is a rich pound cake, studded with chocolate...



     

Layers of cookies, strawberries, toasted coconut and fresh whipped cream.  Only 4 ingredients!

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My son-in-law is from Northern Ireland and turned me onto this simple, but absolutely delicious way to prepare mashed potatoes.

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Completely addicting (and healthy) baby soy beans tossed in a savory spice mixture.

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A great recipe from the Old South (the cameraman really got into it).

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Arbuckle was known as 'the coffee that won the West'.  I came up with a custard pie that would make any cowboy very happy.

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Crispy, tender and inspired by the best chicken fryers in the world.

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The most talked about food at your party.

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For all the beet freaks!  Beautiful, highly nutritious and easy.

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A completely refreshing drink.

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Inspired by the waves crashing on the California coast, a pale blue rum-lime blender drink with the secret ingredient of...beer!

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Mouth-watering fillets of fish dipped in buttermilk, coated in pecans and fried in a pan.

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My friend Bill Repp invited me over for a most unusual two-course meal:  Pan-fried garlic bread with herbs and homemade chocolate malteds.

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A two minute stroll in Paris and a delicious inspired dessert.

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A two-minute stroll in Paris and an delicious inspired pastry.

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This is more like a magic trick than a recipe.  Two ingredients, twelve minutes, and you have an addicting, extra-crunchy cracker that everyone will want the recipe for.



     

A delicious dip that's not hummus or guacamole.

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A savory broth with penne pasta and squid.

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A savory broth with penne pasta and squid.

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A pasta tuna dish straight from the Amalfi Coast, Italy.

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Pasta with Fontina cheese sauce, tossed with crispy Proscuitto, tomatoes, onions and fresh basil.

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Only 4 ingredients for a very unique pasta sauce.

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Crispy, fried Mashed Potato Cakes embedded with scallions and peanuts.

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This is what he served when I had lunch with him at his apartment in New York.  Colorful and crunchy, featuring endive and crispy bacon.

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A peach pie and a half!  With very little effort.

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Melt-in-your-mouth puffs of peanut butter meringue.

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Thin, crispy, gooey, chewy - and takes minutes to make.

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Pan-fried Pepper Crusted Pork Medallions drizzled with Pomegranate Molasses

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A pepper-crusted Boston Strip topped with a perfect compound butter.

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Buttery, cheesey puffs of eggy rolls.

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High up in the Andes Mountains in Peru, they make a potato pie featuring layers of mashed potatoes, tomatoes and cheese with a golden egg topping.  I just think it's a uniq...



     

From the Dragon Room Bar at the historic Pink Adobe Restaurant in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  One of the most interesting margaritas I've had.

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A medley of warm spices seared onto grilled chicken wings and topped with a soothing tomato butter spread.

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Banana bread has a little competition.  Moist, delicious and a little different.

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A lighter, airier version of brittle that's easy on the teeth.

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Brined, buttered and roasted.  A real treat!

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A thick slice of Italian bread, spread with a flavorful tuna paste inspired by an ancient fish sauce called garum.

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An authentic American cowboy dish.  Sourdough bread topped with tender onions, tomatos and brown sugar.

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Inspired by a chef in Burford, England.  Featuring fresh mint and malt vinegar.

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Inspired by a chef in Burford, England.  Featuring fresh mint and malt vinegar.

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The national soup of Portugal is a simple, satisfying thick potato soup with wilted spinach.

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A simple overnight marinade, and a flurry of spices seared onto the meat brings back great memories of Portugal.

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Inspired by travels to Portugal - chicken thighs marinated in Port wine, garlic and cumin, grilled and topped with chopped olives.

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Inspired by travels to Portugal - chicken thighs marinated in Port wine, garlic and cumin, grilled and topped with chopped olives.

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A quick visit to the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal, a little partying with the locals and a savory roasted lamb with inspired buttery Port wine sauce.

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Tender chunks of pork and potato seasoned with cumin and lemon and simmered in white wine.

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A visit to the stone mountain village of Soajo, Portugal - and where I first had this delicious walnut cake.

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A traditional rich walnut cake from Northern Portugal, enhanced with delicious Port Wine Icing.

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Bright, fresh and totally addicting.

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Broiled pork chops with a Mustard-Parmesan crust (and a funny name).

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A wine-poached pistachio salmon filet with cucumber and radish scales.  Absolutely beautiful.  Absolutely delicious.

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Babyback ribs braised in beer and topped with a fantastic crust.

 

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A super moist treat for Fall.

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Miniature eggs.

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A nutty, delicious, healthy side dish.

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Warm, creamy roasted red bell pepper soup for a rainy day.

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Raspberries, steeped in a brown sugar-butter balsamic Amaretto sauce.

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An explosion of flavor in your mouth.  Salty, peppery, sweet and spicy.  The best ham glaze ever.  Also, a special way to bake your ham.

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A unique pasta salad featuring cheese ravioli, fresh asparagus and toasted pine nuts.  A great vegetarian meal that cows are grateful for.

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Completely decadent warm potato chips blanketed with a creamy blue cheese sauce.

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What a great taste combination!  And, it's ridiculously easy to make.

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Thirteen flavors simmered into one sensational sauce.

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Toasted brown rice with lots of roasted nuts and dried currants.

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Warm a handful of ingredients in a pot and you're done!

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From a villa in the South of France, Roasted Gold Potatoes with tuna, tomatoes and chopped eggs.

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From a villa in the South of France, Roasted Gold Potatoes with tuna, tomatoes and chopped eggs.

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Baking powder biscuits that look like rocks.

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Deep-fried bull testicles from Skip's Pour House in Carbondale, Colorado.

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The best saurerkraut I've ever had!  Inspired by a trip to Bucharest, it includes bacon, onion, apple juice and tomatoes.

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Inspired by a meal in Bucharest, this is the best sauerkraut I've ever tasted.  Enhanced with bacon and apple juice and lots of black pepper, it's very easy to prepare.

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A frozen treat for grown-ups.

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A thin, rich, chewy cookie that tastes just like a brownie.

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Only 4 ingredients!  Layers of potato, tomatoes, onions and Irish Cheddar cheese.

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Wine and Orange poached salmon with toasted pecans on a bed of spicy mashed potatoes.

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Pasta you  can eat with your hands!  Perfect party food.

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The classic Bearnaise, enhanced with orange.  On fish instead of steak.

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A totally sensual sweet!  Semi-sweet chocolate laced with cayenne pepper and topped with coarse sea salt.  Only three ingredients.

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Live from Amelia Island, Florida.  An ancient and three-ingredient recipe for whole fish that is the most succulent way to prepare it.

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Broiled walleye fillet enhanced with bacon and white wine and a delicious crust.

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A new take on a classic American treat.

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A beautiful platter salad featuring shrimp and avocados and topped with warm, garlic-Parmesan sourdough croutons.

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Buttery and crumbly, I learned how to make it from a Scottish bagpiper and his wife.

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Spicy-seared Mahi Mahi tossed with seashell pasta in a tropical rum sauce.

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Inspired by a charming restaurant in Belgrade, this is my version.

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A savory Asian skillet dinner.

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A tribute to William Shakespeare and a delicious asparagus omelet.

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A tribute to William Shakespeare and a delicious asparagus omelet.

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Sauteed shrimp with lots of lemon, soy, sherry and garlic over a bed of savory ginger rice.

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Live from Charleston, South Carolina!  Our version of The (not so) Deadliest Catch.  Join my daughter Bailey and me onboard the 68-foot shrimp trawler 'Winds of F...



     

Melt in your mouth shredded pork in a savory tomato sauce.  Makes enough for a small army.

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A miniature version of Egg Foo Yong for parties.

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Artichoke bottoms make the perfect 'dish' to fill with shrimp and remoulade sauce.

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A unique and impressive appetizer in about 3 1/2 minutes.

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Almond Walnut Crusted Lamb Chops set in a strange video.

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Hot popped corn, drenched in addicting Sweet Whiskey Sauce.

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A decadent dessert using the world's most popular candy bar.

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A great dive bar on the remote side of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands (featured twice in Esquire Magazine as one of the top 100 bars in the U.S.) shares their recipes for t...



     

Crispy on the outside, moist and juicy on the inside - with a perfect bitter orange sauce.

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A unique taste sensation for your next party.

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Rich, smoky Gouda, hot cayenne, sweet graham cracker.  What a combo!

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A smoked paprika spice mixture seared onto tuna steaks and topped with a refreshing sour cream butter.

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An addicting, healthy snack from the Southern United States.

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A little fun at The Diamond Belle Saloon in Durango, Colorado with piano-player Lacey Black - and a unique way to serve spaghetti, Western-style.

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Much like a vegetarian paella.

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Skillet cooked fish smothered in artichokes and enhanced with the world's most expensive spice.

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Tender, steamed Brussels Sprouts finished off in a pan with hot chili oil, salty toasted almonds and shaved Parmesan cheese.

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Rich, dense and moist Cheddar cheese cornbread.

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A new twist on an old favorite.

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An accidental barbecue sauce I came up with in St. Barths for a family dinner.

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Pan-fried red snapper fillets with a tropical coconut-lime-pepper sauce.

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A tasty appetizer that takes just a few minutes to make.

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The signature dish of this historic, world reknown restaurant:  A seasoned Boston Strip smothered in buttery mushrooms and a green chili sauce.

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Farm fresh strawberries with a perfect three ingredient dip.

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Dried figs, stuffed with creamy Buffalo Mozzarella, wrapped in Prosciutto and grilled until crispy.

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Elegant taste treats topped with chocolate walnuts.

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An easy, light fresh version with (well, almost) everything straight from the garden.

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Mmmmm... Delicious Pistachio Coffee Cake.

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My latest party food invention - salty, bitter and spicy.

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A riot of grilled yellow vegetables, tossed with tumeric

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A creamy, tropical rum punch with all the flavors of an island getaway.

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Grilled, rolled in smoked molasses butter and sprinkled with crumbled bacon.

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A crusty loaf of Italian bread, drenched with tarragon-garlic butter, stuffed with Swiss cheese and baked until golden.

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A visit to the smallest village in Switzerland (population 17) inspired this belly-warming dish.

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An Indian-inspired chicken dish with savory spices in a yogurt sauce with toasted almonds.

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An outrageously delicious steak that you'd pay $48 for in a overpriced restaurant.  Sizzling hot and dripping with Sage-Garlic-Parmesan butter.

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A beautifully arranged platter salad featuring white asparagus, shaved Parmesan and miniature corn.

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My daughter Erin joins me in the kitchen to prepare a one-dish meal featuring 'miniature trees', ground sirloin and gooey cheese.  A great way to get lots of broccoli into ...



     

The first meal Eric made for me.  So fabulous, we only make it every couple of years.

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A moist chocolate-cinnamon-walnut sour cream coffee cake - so delicious that after Santa took one bite, he stayed and finished the whole thing and none of the children got their...



     

A place that employs artists to make your coffee beautiful; a place that brews a cup one very long drip at a time; a historic place that has poured 35 million cups so far; and m...



     

Liquid candy - only three ingredients.

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Clove-Crusted Ham Steak with Bourbon-Black Pepper Apples.  Will Robin win the challenge?

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I've done the research.  You can't get any healthier than this.

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For serious New Year's Resolution's dieters.

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Spicy ground sirloin topped with salsa and Mexican Chiwahwah cheese on a very long bun (serves 10-12).

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A really good sundae featuring sweet vanilla ice cream topped with harsh Kentucky bourbon, salty brown sugar pecans and unsweetened whipped cream.  The next best thing to a...



     

A fourteenth century 'cure' for The Plague.

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Ya gotta have bison.  Ya gotta have whiskey.  And everything is better with a fried egg on top.

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Includes everything he loved:  Steak, Cheddar cheese, chili peppers, Brandy and Tootsie Rolls.

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Spicy Shrimp and Orange Omelette with Mozzarella

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From a cabin in the mountains, of course.  Cornmeal Buttermilk Pecan Pancakes with Orange Syrup and Peppered Ham Fries.

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It doesn't take much.  Decadant French pastry, fresh tropical fruit and very special coffee.

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A tribute to the world's most addicting snack - and how to make your own.

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An introduction to this award-winning elderflower liqueur - and a great cocktail.

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The best turkey gravy you'll ever make.

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Layers of graham crackers made cake-like by whipped cream.

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Oven-baked thighs with a fiery hot breading topped with a soothing Parmesan sauce.

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Fried peameal bacon, topped with Canadian aged cheddar, slathered with spicy mustard, all tucked into a soft bun.

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Hot and spicy peel and eat shrimp just like you'd find in New Orleans.

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A no-bake pie featuring bananas, coconut and lime.

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A delicious combination of pan-cooked plantains and tomatoes simmered in tropical juices.

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The ultimate comfort food. Because you're worth it.

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The bold flavors of Provence - anchovies, olives, capers - with lightly sweetened roasted fries for dipping.

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Straight from Istanbul!  Roasted chicken with a delicious tomato-cinnamon topping served over a bed of savory saffron potatoes.

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Thick slices of rustic Italian bread, grilled and drizzled with fine olive oil and coarse sea salt.  The perfect accompanyment to a glass of wine.  It reminds me of a ...



     

Rich, sweet and easy!  Perfect with coffee for breakfast or ice cream for dessert.

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What a conversation piece!  And they're great - part chewy, part crunchy and pretty to look at.

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Paula Deen's baby brother spills the beans on oysters, family and food - and offers up a delicious recipe for a traditional Low Country Boil (a big pot of steamed corn, pot...



     

Savory slow-cooked venison stew with potato dumplings.  Simply heavenly.

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Only food professionals should attempt this intimidating, yet delicious cake.

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Broiled White Fish topped with a delicate Vanilla-Orange Sauce that would impress royalty.

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Broiled White Fish topped with a delicate Vanilla-Orange Sauce that would impress royalty.

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An Atlantic salmon fillet, oven-poached in lime juice with a walnut-brown sugar crust.

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A very simple and unique salad discovered in Northern Italy.

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Super-moist cake with a delicious, elegant frosting.

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The classic French Lace cookie, enhanced with white chocolate and sprinkles - and an unforgettable visit from Santa.

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A frozen version of this historic cocktail that was invented for a royal wedding in England in 1922.

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About four billion calories per square inch.  Chewy white chocolate brownies with espresso buttercream frosting.

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Main course baked potatoes that I learned how to make in a tiny pub in England.

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Inspired by a trip to South Africa, grill-roasted corn on the cob rolled in garlic-hot pepper butter and crushed peanuts

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Live from Griechenbeisl, the oldest restaurant in Vienna, Austria!  Chef Mario Schneider prepares his mouth-watering version of the classic pan-fried beef dish, Zweibelrost...









 

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