An elegant and easy riff on steak au poivre, made not with beef but duck breast cooked to a rosy medium-rare.
Seared scallops are perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner in existence. Here's how to cook them.
Just like the women for whom it's named, this pasta puttanesca recipe is edgy, spicy, and more than a little sassy. Gets the job done in a hurry, too.
If we had to choose just one roast chicken to spend the rest of our lives with, this would be the one.
A lilt of lemon and hints of thyme dance throughout this simple risotto. The best they've ever tasted.
Rib Eye Steak6/20
Rib eye steak. Salt. Pepper. Flame. And this technique. That's all it takes to create one of the most superlative suppers known to man.
Easy, elegant, and exceptionally buttery. Pretty impressive for something that you toss together in less than 15 minutes, wouldn't you agree?
These lamb chops have a nifty and lovely marinade that doubles as a finishing sauce. Works wonders at putting dinner on the table pronto.
Baguette slathered with goat cheese and baked to toasty perfection with a can't-mess-it-up vinaigrette and salad. Easy peasy.
With this recipe, you can assure anyone who asks "Parlez-vous poulet?" that yes, in fact, you do. Quite fluently.
Sole à la Meunière11/20
Classic bistro cooking at its best, sole meuniere maintains a balance between nutty brown butter and the lilt of lemon. A simple dish with a complex taste.
Um, 5 minutes hands-on time for a loaf of bread? Please. That's nothing. Nothing short of a miracle.
Pan-Seared Foie Gras13/20
This luxe little number with a pan sauce reduction of late-harvest Chardonnay is best reserved for when you truly, madly, deeply love your guests.
Nothing says "I love you" like sharing steak swimming in a puddle of melting herb butter. Consider it Cupid's little helper.
Because nothing says love like cheesy pasta magnificence, in particular, this baked macaroni and cheese recipe, which is one of the best we've ever had.
Truffade is French for "potato pancake graced by bacon and laden with Cantal or Gruyere cheese." In other words, this.
Easy Mashed Potatoes17/20
Yeah, yeah, we know. You don't need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds with butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.
Think you don't like broccoli rabe? Think again. We defy you to try this butter-blasted kin to broccoli and not be converted.
And, on the seventh day, God created gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). And the world has been a more glorious place ever since.
This sophisticated chocolate fix draws on just two ingredients, comes together in minutes, and is satiating beyond belief.