Asian Chicken and Cilantro Meatballs from My Master Recipes by Patricia Wells


We’re excited to share a new cookbook that we’ve been looking forward to for months! My Master Recipes by Patricia Wells is a superb collection of recipes drawn from her cooking schools in France—the perfect successor to Julia Child’s classic The Way to Cook. At her cooking schools in Paris and Provence, Patricia Wells’s students leave with … Continue reading

Salad as a Meal by Patricia Wells is just $0.99 until July 1st!

Did you know that Patricia Wells, the grande dame of modern French cooking, has a cookbook just about salad? Better yet, that book, Salad as a Meal, is on sale for just $0.99 as an eBook. Salad as a Meal features original recipes for turning nature’s freshest ingredients into delicious, satisfying repasts. With more than 150 recipes … Continue reading

Rabbit with Mustard and Tarragon; or, a Recipe for a Dinner Party

I’ve heard that it’s never a good idea to try a new recipe for guests, because if it doesn’t come out as planned, you’re stuck with a subpar meal (or worst case, no meal at all). This has never stopped me from trotting out new recipes for dinner parties at nearly every opportunity. As my … Continue reading

Recipe: Chestnut Honey Squares

Everyone on the Secret Ingredient team has a bit of a sweet tooth, so we’re all over any chance to try a new dessert. The French Kitchen Cookbook has given us plenty of sugary, tart, fresh, and classic recipes to try, and today we’re sharing one of our favorites with you. These chestnut honey squares are the … Continue reading

Recipe: Miniature Onion and Goat Cheese Tatins by Patricia Wells

Fall is always a great time to get together with friends. The weather is beautiful, the crafty decorations are endless, and who can resist warm apple cider? When it comes to finding a treat to bring, I always look to our latest cookbooks for inspiration. While searching for ideas last week I saw this recipe … Continue reading