Perfect Pot Roast from Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends

With the holiday season, we couldn’t think of a better time to share the first recipe from Patricia Heaton’s upcoming cookbook, Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends. This cookbook is perfect for entertaining, featuring 100 recipes for appetizers, sides, and main dishes, as well as cocktails and “guest goodies”—little treats to send home with your … Continue reading

Bosc Pears Cooked in Red Wine from A Recipe for Cooking by Cal Peternell

When fall comes, we turn to pears, and this year we’ll be turning to the Bosc Pears Cooked in Red Wine, from A Recipe for Cooking by Chez Panisse chef Cal Peternell, for all our dinner parties. Wine-rich and stunningly beautiful, they include a hint of vanilla and cinnamon, perfect for a cool fall night. This charming book takes … Continue reading

Leek and Cannellini Bean Soup from The Mediterranean Family Table

We can’t think of a better meal to enjoy on a cold winter evening, than this Leek and Cannellini Bean Soup from The Mediterranean Family Table by Dr. Angelo Acquista. His recipe is flavorful and hearty, with vegetables, beans, and cheese, in a light chicken stock. It’s easy to make and even better, healthy! The Mediterranean … Continue reading

Risotto from Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell

It’s officially winter in New York and the one meal we’ve all been craving is a hot bowl of risotto. Since comfort food is on our minds, today we are sharing a risotto recipe from Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell. Cal’s risotto is buttery, cheesy, and super flavorful. We know what we’ll be making tonight! … Continue reading