About Rick Rodgers

Rick Rodgers

Rick Rodgers is one of the most versatile professionals in the food business. Through his work as a cooking teacher, food writer, cookbook author, freelance cookbook editor, and radio and television guest chef, his infectious love of good food reaches countless cooks every day. He is the author of more than forty cookbooks on a wide range of subjects including the best-sellers Thanksgiving 101 and Fondue, and IACP Cookbook Award nominees, Kaffeehaus and The Carefree Cook. Arbiter of taste Williams-Sonoma has chosen Rick to write many titles in its various cookbook lines. Rick’s recipes have also appeared in Food & Wine, Men’s Health, Cooking Light, and Fine Cooking, and he is a frequent contributor to Bon Appétit.@rick.rodgers.9406

Green Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchilada With Green Sauce

“I may never use store-bought sauce again.” That’s what folks are saying about this super simple Tex-Mex standby with a simple salsa verde that’s made from scratch. And so worth it.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 14
Roast chicken with lemon slices under the skin in a oval metal pan

Roast Chicken with Lemon

Burnished skin. Juicy meat. An insanely come-hither aroma that pervades the house. All this can be yours for supper. And it’s so simple to toss it together.

  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 2
Parmesan Toasts

Parmesan Toast

Parmesan toast. Cheesy toast. Same thing. Just depends on the situation and the company you keep. No judgment passed here.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Chicken Caesar Salad

Chicken Caesar Salad

This take on the classic contains no raw egg, so make it for everyone you love—even the old, the young, and the preggers.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 55 M
  • 0
Frittata with Leeks and Herbs

Frittata with Leeks and Herbs

A slinky little something to slip into, one that comes together easily and elegantly, impresses guests and family, works anytime of day, and sullies but a single skillet.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Not-from-a-Box Macaroni and Cheese

Not-from-a-Box Macaroni and Cheese

Incomparably better than what comes out of a box, this mac n cheese is so darn good, it may even be better than what Mom used to make. Velveeta optional.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
A wooden pupu platter filled with coconut shrimp, spam and pineapple skewers, and ribs.

Pupu Platter

Remember when sitting around and noshing on crab Rangoon and coconut shrimp was the height of chic? Some say it still is.

  • 50 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Spiced Cider Doughnuts

Spiced Cider Doughnuts

These glazed cider doughnuts are certain to conjure memories–real or imagined–of crisp autumn mornings, roadside farmstands, and grease-stained paper bags full of similar piping hot beauties.

  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 10