• Featured Chef: Stuart O’Keeffe

    Irish born, California-based chef Stuart O’Keeffe is a master of the one-pot meal and a believer in simplicity: Fewer ingredients afford higher quality. This philosophy shines in his first cookbook The Quick Six Fix, where Stuart teaches you how to take smart shortcuts, like pairing key store-bought items with homemade ingredients, to cut kitchen time and save you money. Stuart received his B.A. in Culinary Arts from the Dublin Institute of Technology, and after traveling throughout Europe and training in Bordeaux, he moved to the United States to train in Napa before settling down in Los Angeles where he's a renown celebrity chef. The Quick Six Fix is available now!

Saffron Rice Pudding from SECRETS OF GREAT SECOND MEALS

Turning leftover rice from a savory curry into a sweet, after-dinner treat is nothing short of kitchen magic. Kitchen magic is just what James Beard Award-winner Sara Dickerman teaches us in her new book Secrets of Great Second Meals. Learn to cook smarter, save time and money, AND enjoy great meals crafted from leftovers in this … Continue reading

Whodunit Joined to Whoateit Equals Pure Bliss by Katherine Hall Page

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved Faith Fairchild mystery series, we have a special guest post by award-winning author Katherine Hall Page!  Enjoy… “The twenty-five mysteries that Katherine Hall Page has cooked up for her sleuth, Faith Fairchild, make for delectable reading. What a body of work! Dig in.” — Gregory Maguire, author … Continue reading

Sheet Pan Clambake from HERO DINNERS: Complete One-Pan Meals That Save the Day

In clear, easy-to-follow instructions, cooking experts Marge Perry and David Bonom show you how to magically elevate commonplace ingredients into delicious meals you’ll make again and again. In their new cook book, Hero Dinners, a mouthwatering color photo accompanies every recipe. The book is peppered with dozens of incredibly useful tip boxes to help cooks shave time … Continue reading

Gochujang Skirt Steak from HERO DINNERS: Complete One-Pan Meals That Save the Day

Even if you love to cook, the last thing you want to do at the end of a long day is wash a sink full of pots and pans. Hero Dinners gives you the superpower to make delicious, well-balanced meals using fresh, wholesome ingredients—all in just one sheetpan or skillet. The wizardry behind these complete meals is … Continue reading

Ginger-Scallion Chicken Salad with Cucumbers from SECRETS OF GREAT SECOND MEALS

Why do leftovers get such a bad rap? When it comes to leftovers, James Beard Award-winner Sara Dickerman believes that there is nothing better than figuring out the right way to reframe a good meal into another, potentially great meal. Second meals aren’t just reheating last night’s dinner. For Sara, there’s excitement in introducing new … Continue reading

Spicy Tofu Soup with Bok Choy from SECRETS OF GREAT SECOND MEALS

Finding meals for the cold winter months that warm you up but don’t weigh you down can sometimes feel like searching for the holy grail. But in this recipe from Secrets of Great Second Meals, James Beard Award-winner Sara Dickerman, turns leftover ingredients you may already have in your fridge into a soup that is … Continue reading