About Diane Rossen Worthington

Diane Rossen Worthington is a writer, editor, and host of the James Beard Award-winning radio talk show “California Foods with Diane Worthington.” She’s also the author of nearly two dozen cookbooks, including her most recent title, Seriously Simple Parties. She’s written for Bon AppétitFine CookingFood & Wine, and Epicurious.com. Worthington lives in Los Angeles. @seriouslysimplefood

Small white ramekin filled with coleslaw with maple syrup

Coleslaw with Maple Syrup

A touch of maple syrup infuses traditional coleslaw with a unique, unexpected sweetness. Try this slaw with pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, or barbecue.

A white bowl of savory bread pudding with bacon, peppers, and spinach on top of a folded napkin

Savory Bread Pudding with Bacon

This bread pudding is filled with bacon, peppers, spinach, and cheese making it a one-dish meal. It’s ideal for Christmas and Thanksgiving, but it works for the remaining 363 days, too.