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Breakfast/Brunch
Baked Egg and Asparagus Gratins
Greek Yogurt Pancakes with Bourbon Maple Syrup and Mandarin Orange & Bacon Hash
Savory Fennel Creme Fraiche Tart
Banana & Almond Flour Energy Muffin (GF, Vegan, Paleo)

Cheese Plates
Spanish Cheese and Meat Plate How To
Spanish Cheese Plate II - Anatomy of a Spanish Cheese Plate
French Cheese and Charcuterie Plate 
Rosemary Wreath with Olives, Peppers, and Marinated Mozzarella
Sunny Italy Cheese Plate How To
Southern Cheese Plate with the works!
Classic Pimiento Cheese Dip
Ricotta Crostini Platter

Desserts
Grasshopper Ice Cream "Pie" Sundaes
Easiest Ever Rhubarb Compote (dessert topping)
Easy Apricot Blackberry Frangipane Tart
Classic Frangipane
New Ambrosia Fruit Dip
Salted Brown Butter Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats
Apple and Cheddar Hand Pies
Classic Italian Pignoli Cookies
White Chocolate Orange Truffles Rolled in Coconut
Candied Bourbon Pecans
Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Vegan "Ice Cream"
Healthy High Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake, a la Friendly's
Strawberry Pretzel Sundae with Mascarpone Gelato

Drinks/Shots
Basic Simple Syrup
Homemade Sour Mix
Infused Lemon/Lime Vodka
Don Draper's Rye Old Fashioned
Rye Lemon Ginger Fizz
Lemon Ginger Infused Syrup (for cocktails)
Pickle Back Shots
Micheladas
Moscow Mule
Grown Up 7-Up Lemon/Lime Vodka Cocktail
Apricot Wheat Beer-Mosa
Amante Picante Margarita with Cucumber, Jalapeno, Cilantro

Elegant Appetizers
Persimmon Carpaccio with Prosciutto and Manchego
Crab Cocktail in a Martini Glass
Shrimp Ceviche 
Rosemary Wreath with Olives, Peppers, and Marinated Mozzarella
Eric Ripert's Caramelized Onion and Olive Croustade
Savory Fennel Creme Fraiche Tart
Chili Lobster and Sourdough Texas Toast
Asparagus and Prosciutto Toasts with Poached Egg and Truffle Oil
Kumato Tomato Napoleon With Goat Ricotta, Balsamic Reduction and Basil Oil
Prosciutto Wrapped Breadsticks with Herbs and Truffle Butter
Local Fluke Ceviche 
Clams with Bacon and Grape Tomatoes
Grilled Scallop Salsa Cruda
Baby Octopus with Orange, Chile, and Olive
Honey Sriracha Grilled Shrimp Skewers 
Margarita Oysters with Tequila and Salsa Verde
Pan Con Tomate - Spanish Tomato and Bread Tapa
Lemon Pizza Sorrentina
Pumpkin and Mascarpone Orzo
Italian Cold Antipasti for a Crowd 
Mini Individual Chicken Pot Pies - Easiest Ever
Homemade Apricot Butter for Crostini with Ricotta or Mascarpone
Chilled Poached Shrimp With Coconut Water & Lime 


Hors D'Oeuvres/Cocktail Bites 
Lump Crab Salad on Cucumber
Prosciutto Wrapped Fresh Figs
Ina Garten's Sharp Cheddar and Mango Chutney Sandwiches on Mini Brioche Buns
Truffle Tremor, Hot Soppressata and Pepper Jelly Crostini
Bacon Jalapeno Poppers
Mock Rumaki and Pineapple Skewers
Ina Garten's Crostini with Tuna Tapenade
Eric Ripert's Caramelized Onion and Olive Croustade
Savory Fennel Creme Fraiche Tart
Smoked Salmon Canapes with Creme Fraiche on Blini
Steamed Bacon Buns With Hoisin
Individual Beer and Cheddar Fondue with Chicken Brats and Soft Pretzels
Baked Coconut Shrimp Served in a Pineapple
Steak Satay with Sauce "Diane"
Prosciutto Wrapped Breadsticks with Herbs and Truffle Butter
Mini Muffaletta Sandwiches
Baked Mini Crab Cakes with Homemade Mustard Sauce
Margarita Oysters with Tequila and Salsa Verde
Pan Con Tomate - Spanish Tomato and Bread Tapa
Italian Antipasti for a Crowd
Bacon and Blue Cheese Truffle Bites  
Spring Crostini Platter with Ricotta, Ramps, and Pistachios
Everything Pigs In A Blanket

Fish
Crab Cocktail in a Martini Glass
Shrimp Puttanesca
Chilled Italian Mixed Seafood Salad
Dad's Linguine with White Clam Sauce
Rao's Broiled Fillet of Sole with Lemon Sauce 
Baja Fish Tacos with Cod and Shrimp
Asian Style Miso Black Cod
Sauteed Scallops with Orange Beurre Blance, Pea Shoots and Green Cauliflower
Simply Seared Scallops
Crab Pasta with Lemon and Chive Butter Sauce 
Shrimp Ceviche
Grilled Tuna with Miso Shallot Caramel
Roasted Striped Bass Fillets with Capers and Croutons
Spaghetti with Sungold Tomatoes and Scallops
Olive Oil Poached Halibut 
Zuppa di Clams with Savory Crouton
Clams with Bacon and Grape Tomatoes
Healthy Kung Pao Shrimp
Chilled Calamari, Tomato and Caper Salad
Chili Lobster and Sourdough Texas Toast
Baked Coconut Shrimp Served in a Pineapple
Lump Crab Salad on Cucumber
Baked Mini Crab Cakes with Homemade Mustard Sauce
Open-Faced Crab Sandwiches with Mango and Pickled Tomato
Potato Chip Crusted Cod with Malt Vinegar Reduction
Local Fluke Ceviche 
Pan Seared Fluke with Lime Butter
Grilled Scallop Salsa Cruda
Baby Octopus with Orange, Chile, and Olive
Honey Sriracha Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Margarita Oysters with Tequila and Salsa Verde 
Smoked Salmon Avocado Rice Bowl - Under 400 Cals
Local Mussels Cooked in Beer
Shrimp and Lobster Fra Diavolo over Fettucine
Spaghetti with Ramps and Rock Shrimp
Lemony Calamari Over Spaghetti Rigati 
Chilled Poached Shrimp with Coconut Water and Lime 

Pasta/Noodles/Rice
Dad's Linguine with White Clam Sauce (make ahead version)
Dad's Linguine with White Clam Sauce for 4
Arugula Pesto Glaze on Mushroom Ravioli with Portobello Mushroom Ribbons 
Ina Garten's Tagliarelle with Truffle Butter
Whole Wheat Fusilli, Spring Garlic, Mushrooms, Asparagus Coins & Oven Dried Tomatoes
Spaghetti with Ramps, Pangrattato and Poached Egg
Crab Pasta with Lemon and Chive Butter Sauce
Whole Wheat Pasta Crudaiola with Cherry Tomatoes and Arugula (Pugliese Pasta)
Angel Hair Pasta with Tomato Coulis
Spaghetti with Sungold Tomatoes and Scallops
Whole Wheat Fetttucine with Pancetta and Figs
Pasta con Cavolfiore (Pasta with Cauliflower)
Jamie Oliver’s Spaghetti All'Arrabiata with Fried Sage
Orecchiette with Pistachio Basil Pesto and Scallions
Lemony Ramp Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and Crispy Ramps
New Pasta Primavera with Campanelle Pasta, Tomato, Mushrooms and Dandelion Greens
Pappardelle alla Boscaiola
Short Pasta with Zucchini, Lemon, Chili and Burrata Cheese
Smoked Salmon Avocado Rice Bowl - Under 400 Cals   
Pumpkin and Mascarpone Orzo
Aglio Olio e Peperoncino - Spaghetti with Olive Oil and Garlic 
Shrimp and Lobster Fra Diavolo over Fettucine
Fusilli with Classic Pesto…and Pomegranate!
Fast Veggie Soba Noodles
Pasta di San Giovanello
Lemony Spaghetti with Ramps and Rock Shrimp
Fried Brown Rice Bowl with Cucumber, Ramps & Bacon
Flatiron Room Mac & Cheese with Gouda Cream, Calabrian Chili, Dates & Sprouts  
Lemony Calamari Over Spaghetti Rigati
Gemelli Pasta with Fava Beans & Frisee
Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

Pizza, Breads, Muffins, Savory Pies and Tarts, etc
Pizza Piccante with Hot Soppressata, Sweet and Hot Peppers, Fresh Oregano, and Mozzarella
Shortcut Beef and Guinness Pot Pie
Savory Fennel Creme Fraiche Tart
Eric Ripert's Caramelized Onion and Olive Croustade
Southern Cheese Wafers
Lemon Pizza Sorrentina
Banana & Almond Flour Energy Muffin (GF, Vegan, Paleo)

Meats:

Beef
Rao's Classic Italian Meatballs (Beef, Pork and Veal)
Eric Ripert's Beef Bourguignon
Easy Deconstructed Beef Wellington
Ribeye Sandwich with Fried Egg, Mixed Mushrooms, and Parsley Vinaigrette
Giada's Filet Mignon with Red Wine Sauce
Shortcut Beef and Guinness Pot Pie
Steak Satay with Sauce "Diane"
Tacos Carne Asada
Beef Chili To Die For
Bistecca alla Fiorentina / Florentine Steak on the Grill

Chicken, Duck, Poultry 
Ina Garten's Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic
Pollo Al Vino Tinto - (Chicken in Chorizo and Red Wine Sauce)
Breast of Duck with Orange Chili Glaze
Old Bay Buffalo Chicken Wings 
Rao's Lemon Chicken 
Healthy General Tso's Chicken
Turkey Piccata with Mustard-Lime Sauce
Chicken and Dumpling Soup
Best Ever Turkey Meatloaf with Basting and Serving Sauce
Individual Beer and Cheddar Fondue with Chicken Brats and Soft Pretzels
Pulled Buffalo Chicken and Maytag Blue Cheese Melts 
Trinidadian-Chinese Chicken Wings (and Drums) from New York Times Mag
Ancho Chicken Tacos with Avocado Crema
Perfect Milk-Poached and Roasted Chicken

Mini Individual Chicken Pot Pies - Easiest Ever!
Roasted Chicken With Orange Tarragon Butter

Lamb
Rack of Lamb with Quick Minted Rice and Cherry Pan Sauce
Lamb Loin Chops With Meyer Lemon and Herb Butter

Pork 
Persimmon Carpaccio with Prosciutto and Manchego
Pork With Bourbon-Peach Sauce
Tacos Al Pastor Made Easy
Pork Chops with Rhubarb Cherry Sauce
Spicy Grilled Pork and Grape Kebabs 
Conventional Oven Pork Carnitas
Steamed Bacon Buns With Hoisin
Asparagus and Prosciutto Toasts with Truffle Oil and Poached Egg
Fried Brown Rice Bowl with Cucumber, Ramps, and Bacon
Hawaiian Inspired Pork & Greens Bowl

Salads
Butter Letttuce with Tarragon and Citrus-Honey Vinaigrette
Field Greens, Asian Pear and Boucheron
Tomato Carpaccio
Kale and Turnip Salad With Honey Lemon Vinaigrette
Blood Orange, Fennel, Radish and Watercress Salad
Kumato Tomato Napoleon With Goat Ricotta, Balsamic Reduction and Basil Oil
Easier Mache Salad with Beets
Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Toasts over Field Greens
Watermelon, Arugula and Ricotta Salata Salad with Mint Dressing
Grilled Pineapple, Basil and Cucumber Salad
Grilled Apricot, Burrata, Prosciutto & Arugula Salad
Fava Bean and Buffalo Mozzarella Salad
Oak Leaf Lettuce Salad with Blue Cheese and Black Grapes
Super Healthy Thai-Style Mango Salad

Winter Panzanella with Ruby Red Grapefruit, Avocado, and Fennel
Burrata Caprese with Peaches and Tomatoes
French Cucumber Salad with Dill and Creme Fraiche
Kale and Coconut Salad with Garnet Yams
Figure Friendly "New" Waldorf Salad
Summer Panzanella With Plum

Sandwiches 
Classic Croque Monsieur
Ribeye Sandwich with Fried Egg, Mixed Mushrooms, and Parsley Vinaigrette
Pulled Buffalo Chicken and Maytag Blue Cheese Melts
Grilled Gruyere and Asiago Sandwiches with Ramp Pesto
Mini Muffaletta Sandwiches
Open-Faced Crab Sandwiches with Mango and Pickled Tomato
Vegetarian Mushroom "BLT" with Portobello and Dill Mayo
Tomato Sandwich with Herbed Mayonnaise

Soups and Chili
Ina Garten's Butternut Squash and Apple Soup
Apple-Butternut Squash Soup Garnished with Green Apple, Fromage Blanc, and Jalapeno
Best Ever Kale and Cannellini Bean Soup
Classic Gazpacho with Gazpacho "Jewels"
Healthiest Spicy Vegetable Soup
Easy Tom Yum Goong (Thai Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup)
Chicken and Dumpling Soup
Pappa al Pomodoro-Tuscan Bread and Tomato Soup
Beef Chili To Die For
Chilled Avocado Lime Soup (Blender-Ready)
Healthy Cream of Tomato Soup (Blender-Ready, Vegan)

Vegetables and Vegetable Sides
Weeknight Brussels Sprouts 
Roasted Butternut Squash and Sage 
Lemony Swiss Chard
Sauteed Scallions, Shitake Mushrooms and Asparagus
Mashed Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichokes)
Asparagus Coins (for topping pastas, soups, etc)
Oven Dried Tomatoes (for topping pastas, soups, pizzas, etc)
Thomas Keller's Pickled Pearl Onions
Emeril's Pickled Carrots and Daikon
Grey Zucchini Stuffed with Red Quinoa and Graffiti Eggplant
Cauliflower Steak with Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Relish
ilili Brussels Sprouts with Fig Puree, Mint Yogurt, Toasted Walnuts and Red Grapes
Mo's Sichuan Asparagus
Asparagus and Prosciutto Toasts with Truffle Oil and Poached Egg
Lemon Parsley Fingerling Potatoes
Easy Marinated Eggplant
Grilled Scallion Garnish 
Zucchini Crudo Marinated in Lemon, Chili, & Mint Topped with French Feta
Herb Marinated Eggplant with White Balsamic Vinegar
French Cucumber Salad with Dill and Creme Fraiche
Apple Rutabaga Mash
Corn on the Cob with Garlic Jalapeno Lime Butter and Queso Fresco
Kickin' Collard Greens
Baked Acorn Squash with Walnuts and Spices
Kale and Coconut Salad with Garnet Yams 
Grilled Vidalia Onions with Gorgonzola Cheese
Garlicky Asian Greens
Corn As Italians Would Eat It (Chili, Mint and Pecorino)

Vegetarian Appetizers
Tomato Carpaccio
Ina Garten's Sharp Cheddar and Mango Chutney Sandwiches on Mini Brioche Buns
Kumato Tomato Napoleon With Goat Ricotta, Balsamic Reduction and Basil Oil
Eric Ripert's Caramelized Onion and Olive Croustade
Savory Fennel Creme Fraiche Tart
Grey Zucchini Stuffed with Red Quinoa and Graffiti Eggplant
ilili Brussels Sprouts with Fig Puree, Mint Yogurt, Toasted Walnuts and Red Grapes
Rosemary Wreath with Olives, Peppers, and Marinated Mozzarella 
Easy Marinated Eggplant
Zucchini Crudo Marinated in Lemon, Chili, & Mint Topped with French Feta
Burrata Caprese with Peaches and Tomatoes
Herb Marinated Eggplant with White Balsamic Vinegar
Pan Con Tomate - Spanish Tomato and Bread Tapa
Corn on the Cob with Garlic Jalapeno Lime Butter and Queso Fresco
Baked Acorn Squash with Walnuts and Spices
Pumpkin and Mascarpone Orzo
Kale and Coconut Salad with Garnet Yams
Fusilli with Classic Pesto…and Pomegranate!
Figure Friendly "New" Waldorf Salad
Flatiron Room Mac & Cheese with Gouda Cream, Calabrian Chili, Dates & Sprouts 



Vegetarian Entrees
Cauliflower Steak with Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Relish
Pasta con Cavolfiore (Pasta with Cauliflower)
Arugula Pesto Glaze on Mushroom Ravioli with Portobello Mushroom Ribbons
Ina Garten's Tagliarelle with Truffle Butter 
Moo Shu Vegetable Soba
Spaghetti with Ramps, Pangrattato and Poached Egg
Whole Wheat Fusilli, Spring Garlic, Mushrooms, Asparagus Coins & Oven Dried Tomatoes
Pasta Crudaiola with Cherry Tomatoes and Arugula (Pugliese Pasta)
Angel Hair Pasta with Tomato Coulis
Jamie Oliver’s Spaghetti All'Arrabiata with Fried Sage
Orecchiette with Pistachio Basil Pesto and Scallions
Pappa al Pomodoro-Tuscan Bread and Tomato Soup
Lemony Ramp Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and Crispy Ramps
New Pasta Primavera with Campanelle Pasta, Tomato, Mushrooms and Dandelion Greens
Pappardelle alla Boscaiola 
Short Pasta with Zucchini, Lemon, Chili and Burrata Cheese
Vegetarian Mushroom "BLT" with Portobello and Dill Mayo
Tomato Sandwich with Herbed Mayonnaise
Lemon Pizza Sorrentina
Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

Sauces, Salsas, Rubs, Butters, Infused Oils, Pestos, Chutneys and Toppings
Mario Batali's Basic Tomato Sauce
Sage Brown Butter Sauce (for Pasta or Meat)
Arugula and Almond Pesto "Glaze"

Pistachio Basil and Scallion Pesto
Rao's Lemon Sauce (for Fish or Poultry)
Orange Beurre Blanc
Fried Sage
Basil Oil
Balsamic Reduction
Mint Yogurt (accompaniment for vegetables or meat)
Pangrattato (Toasted Breadcrumbs) with Thyme
Mango and Pickled Pearl Onion Salsa (for Fish or Poultry)

Tomatillo Pico de Gallo - the perfect Taco Topping or Salsa
Kumquat Salsa (for Fish or Poultry)
Bourbon Maple Syrup and Mandarin Orange & Bacon Hash (Breakfast Topping)
Fig Puree

Ramp Pesto
Meyer Lemon and Herb Compound Butter
Garlic Jalapeno Lime Butter
Herbed Mayonnaise
Easy Vegetable Marinade
Easy Eggplant or Zucchini Marinade with fresh Herbs
Alton Brown's Taco Potion #19 (Taco Seasoning)

Homemade Apricot Butter
 
Smoothies/Shakes
Shades of Green Smoothie - Kale, Pear, & Cucumber
Healthy High Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake, a la Friendly's

Tacos
Ancho Chicken Tacos with Avocado Crema
Tacos Carne Asada
Tacos Al Pastor Made Easy
Baja Fish Tacos with Cod and Shrimp
Homemade Taco Seasoning

Seasonal/Themed Menus 
Superbowl Party for 6
Weekday Ancho Chicken Tacos and Micheladas for 2
Fall Dinner for 6
Four Course Valentine's Day Menu for 2
Two Course Valentine's Day Menu for 2
Three Course Hamptons-Inspired Farm to Table Menu for 4
Three Course French Sunday Supper 
Sixties Inspired Retro Mad Men Menu - 3 Courses + Cocktail 
Vegetarian Menu for 2 - 2 Courses and a Cocktail
Mad Men Season 6 - Retro-Inspired Party Bites for 4 - 3 Courses + Cocktail
Feast of the Seven Fishes for 6 - Year 1
Feast of the Seven Fishes for 6 - Year 2 
Feast of the Seven Fishes for 6 - Year 3
Simple Seafood Menu for 4 - 4 Courses and a Cocktail
Italian Dinner Party - Cold Antipasti Course for 8  
Inspiration & Recipe Roundup - Potluck Easter for 6   
3 Course Italian Feast On the Grill
Summery Seafood Feast for 2



Travel-Based Posts and Restaurant Roundups
San Francisco and Napa Valley Food Guide
San Francisco and Napa Valley Wine
San Fran to Los Angeles Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip
North Fork Long Island Wine Country - 2 Vineyards to Try
Paris and the Loire Valley
Spain, Barcelona and Madrid
Adirondack Ski Weekend Potluck
Chicago Culinary Highlights - Two Restaurants to Try 
When in Rome - Culinary Recap and Restaurants of Rome, Sorrento, and the Amalfi Area
A Weekend in the Catskills, Just the Girls!
Lowcountry Cooking Inspiration - South Carolina
Blue Point Brewing Company Tour, Long Island
An Evening At Le Bernardin, NYC - One of the Best Meals Ever