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Tender Asparagus Spears With Cannellini Bean Sauce
Spring is the season for tender asparagus and this is can turn the traditional steamed asparagus into an elegant restaurant style dish. This is a really great recipe with Mediterranean flavors and ingredients that makes for a light, vegan appetizer that is... - 148.344
Carrigaline Beech Smoked Cheese Pastry Shells
Try a delicious sweet appetizer for the next special occasion in your life. Chef Rachel makes pastry shells stuffed with smoked cheese. You can use any firm cheese or semi firm cheese from Ireland, so there is no hard and fast rule for ingredients. There is a... - 144.661
Cucumber Salad With Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Cucumber salad was never so delicious and appetizing. Check out this excellent video that shares an outstanding recipe for cucumber salad with pomegranate vinaigrette. The chef here presents the recipe in such an interesting way that it would definitely... - 142.236
Goat Cheese Marinated With Jordan Olive Oil And Citrus
Jordan Winery Executive Chef Todd Knoll demonstrates how to make his favorite seasonal olive oil, citrus and aged cheese marinated appetizer recipe for dinner parties. Learn how to use citrus from any season -- whether it's blood-red oranges during winter or... - 139.832
Cream Of Two Potato Soup
Since the leaves are beginning to fall and the cold wintry nights are beginning to creep in, a heart and nutritious soup such as this is a must have in our weekday dinner recipes repertoire. This two potato soup is hearty and nutritious; chock full of... - 138.05
Wegmans L'edel De Cleron Cheese Fondue
If you are looking for something different to make as a Holiday appetizer, turn an old recipe into something new. Fondues are a fun way to add a European accent to your holiday party. Wegmans Executive Chef Russell Ferguson shows you this easy recipe using... - 137.184
Grilled Eggplant Tomato Salad
1. Combine cheese with parsley, lemon and pepper, set aside and keep at room temperature.
2. In a small pot start simmering canola oil with 10 cloves of garlic over medium heat. After 12-15 minutes remove from heat and let cool, garlic should be golden... - 134.301
Wegmans Grilled Romaine & Bbq Bacon Salad
Romaine hearts stay nice and vibrant on the grill—perfect for the magical BBQ-glazed bacon, grilled onions, and creamy Amablu" cheese. Wegmans Chef Mark Makovec shows you how. If you are looking for something different to make on your grill this summer... - 131.133
Bangin' Cheesy Garlic Bread
If you want to have a garlic bread, try this recipe with a twist. Made with herbs and veggies, this bread is a perfect appetizer and can be relished at any time any day. - 129.908
Creamy Caramelized Onion Soup
A creamy caramelized onion soup can change your mood for the evening. In this video, chef gives more importance to slow caramelization process, which makes the soup much adorable. So, watch the video to learn from the chef the detail process of cooking this... - 129.52
Homemade Rack Of Lamb
Chef Melody has shown how to make Rack of Lamb in the restaurant style in the video. She explains the recipe step by step. You can make this dish especially on holidays for your family. - 129.205
Homemade Warm Goat Cheese Salad
This elegant, flavorful, melt-in-your-mouth cheese salad is something you cannot afford to miss. This Greek style, healthy salad is extremely simple to toss up and makes for a real gourmet indulgence. - 129.035
Tomato And Tortellini Soup
Soup Lovers, here comes another great soup recipe for you- Tomato and Tortellini Soup. You will love its Italian flavors and the rustic textures. The combination of cheeses makes it even more desirable. Watch this video and try it out. - 128.408
Grilled Prawns And White Corn Summer Salad
Perfect for summertime grilling, chef Jeff creates a hearty and savory salad using prawns, Andouille sausage, white corn and yukon gold potatoes nuanced with a lively paprika vinaigrette. Learn how to cut 20 cherry tomatoes in half in 2 seconds using Jeff's... - 128.354
Tuna And Potato Cutlet
Who likes tuna is what I always thought until I tried these tuna and potato cutlet. Pratibha shows how easily she makes these culets with a few readily available ingredients from your kitchen. It is simply the best canned tuna dish ever because it tastes good... - 127.738
Arabian Lentil Soup
Heat oil in soup pot over medium heat.
Add onion, celery, carrot and garlic. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring, just to soften. Do not brown.
Add cumin and coriander. Cook another 1 to 2 minutes until fragrant.
Add water and salt and bring to a boil.
Add... - 125.847
Grilled Pear, Endive And Crottin De Chavignol Toasts
Lots of people love their French goat’s cheese, but many don’t know how versatile and tasty a cooking ingredient it can be! Sophie Wright, the ambassador for Easy Cheesy Chèvre, TV Chef and bestselling author, has come up with some top tips and recipes... - 125.499
Pan-seared Prosciutto Wrapped Cod
Fish like cod turn out great when cooked in techniques such as searing with unique flavors. Check out the video showing how to make a pan seared cod fish with a wrapping of proscuitto cheese and other interesting textures and flavors. Great pair with white... - 124.537
Heart Healthy Crab Cakes
Take a look at this amazing traditional American appetizer, which is sure to remind you of your good old childhood days! Watch the video to see how the chef combines crabmeat with mayonnaise and eggs to make exotic Crab Cakes, which are not just delicious and... - 123.076
Free-form Seafood Lasagna With Lobster Bisque
This freeform lasagna, with shrimp and scallops in a lobster bisque will transport you to a fancy restaurant and will “wow” your guest with its rustic elegance. It is nothing like the traditional Italian-American lasagna — with all of that long-cooked... - 122.049
Century Egg Salad
Egg salad is very high protein and low carbohydrate dish, flavored with seasonings. The combination of cilantro, fish sauce and citrus enhances the taste of the century eggs. Check this recipe now!!!! - 121.228
Layered Sun Dried Tomato And Artichoke Spread
Nikki Shaw from the Kraft Kitchens shares a creative recipe that's an elegant spin on traditional artichoke dip. Instead of blending all of the ingredients together, each flavor is layered between a smooth layer of cream cheese. Layered Sundried Tomato and... - 120.946
Apple Pear Stacked Salad
1. For dressing, in a bowl, combine Dijon mustard, sugar, red wine vinegar, pepper and salt.
2. Whisk and bring them together, by adding olive little bit at a time. Set it aside.
3. In a bowl, take some water, squeeze lemon juice in it.
4. Core apple... - 120.796
Greek Pork Cutlets With Cucumber Sauce
1. Cut pork into eight slices and flatten to 1 /2-inch thickness .
2. In a large plastic bag combine the onion, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, thyme and pepper and add pork.
3. Seal bag and turn to coat and... - 119.903
Crab Stuffed Zucchini Flowers
Melody Kettle visits celebrity chef, Ryan DePersio at Fascino Restaurant in Montclair. Ryan demonstrates his famous zucchini flowers stuffed with crab meat with a yellow tomato vinegrete. Hot From The Kettle. - 119.535
Orzo & Turkey Salad
Chef Walter Staib of City Tavern in Philadelphia makes a dinner salad from Gourmet Lite Breast of Turkey and Orzo pasta. - 119.134
Andrew's Turkey Soup
Pamper your loved ones with a hearty turkey soup with plenty of fresh vegetables to enlighten your health. Take a look at this video that shares a super simple recipe for a terrific soup that is absolutely delicious and satisfying. Give an extra special touch... - 118.69
Asian Lettuce Beef Wraps Paired With Mcmanis Cabernet Sauvignon
1) Season the beef steak with the diced ginger, garlic, salt and pepper.
2) Add a tablespoon of olive oil in the hot skillet and place the seasoned beef steak to sear on both sides, for about 4 minutes.
3) Chill the seared steak inside refrigerator.
5)... - 118.508
Stuffed Shrimp And Spicy Thai Green Curry Sauce
Need a quick appetizer for party? The Chef shows how to put up a gourmet like appetizer in just few minutes, Stuffed Shrimp and Spicy Thai Green Curry Sauce. The dish has all the looks of a sophisticated dish yet it’s very easy to make and tastes extremely... - 118.127
Low-fat Crab Salad Dressed With Grapefruit Mint Citronette
This low-fat rendition of Crab salad makes a first-class lunch or light supper entrée for the summer. This is a lighter, healthier and zestier version of the traditional crab salad. The citrusy and refreshing mint dressing brings out the delicate flavors of... - 117.78
Thai Chicken In Coconut Cream Soup
Here is a Thai chicken in coconut cream soup with chicken and coconut milk is wonderfully flavored with kaffir lime leaves and is best to pamper your taste buds. The chef here has prepared this soup an easy manner with the ingredients easily available in... - 117.622
Mark Hix's Chopped Duck Livers On Toast With Fried Pheasant Egg
Mark Hix is a celebrated food writer and renowned restaurateur. With 17 years experience as Head Chef at La Caprice Holdings, he has opened several restaurants in the UK since 2008. He has written many cookbooks for Quadrille, including ‘British Seasonal... - 117.184
Steamed Mussels And Spicy Red Curry Sauce
Need a gourmet seafood appetizers for a special party? The chef advises to serve Steamed mussels and spicy red curry sauce. He also shows how to put up this elegant dish with ease. The dish is sure to bring you accolades. - 116.813
Breading Tips Using Dehydrated Instant Potatoes
If you like to savor your meats with extra crunchy, crispy breading, potato flakes are your best bet. Potato flakes are any day a great alternative to messy cornflakes or even mashed potatoes. Not only do they serve as great binding agent, but the humble... - 116.807
There's nothing more satisfying than really crispy roast potatoes. We use Semolina to make these great tasting crispy roast potatoes. - 116.698
Creamy Autumn Pumpkin And Vegetable Soup
Fall is the season for colors, so warm soups are ideal essentials and when made with variations they are treats indeed. Watch Chef Ginny Mc Cormack showing how to make a creamy, nutritious and thick Autumn pumpkin soup with pumpkin, vegetables and some... - 115.56
Oven Roasted Thick Dublin Potato Soup
Appetizing vegetable soups are healthy and delicious simple essentials to indulge in from time to time. Here is a recipe to make Roasted Potato Soup made by roasting potatoes before using them to make the soup. Great with cheese and green onions. - 114.262
Walnut Biscuit With Blue Cheese
Biscuits usually remind you of tea time! But these biscuits are elegant appetizers that pair beautifully with a glass of wine! Pastry chef Tom shows in the video how to get this beautiful dish going! - 114.072
Sinigang is the signature Filipino soup, which can be made easily at home. The soup is known for its rich and balanced flavor. Just try this recipe and impress your family and friends. - 113.339
1. In a large bowl pour in the rice vinegar and add in the sugar substitute, dill and pepper. Whisk well.
2. Add in the cucumber and onion and toss well. Cover the bowl with saran wrap and marinade in the fridge for 120 minutes.
3. Serve... - 113.311
Baked Vegetable Frittata
Looking for a recipe to cook vegetables with cheese and a few seasonings. Watch Chef Binks in the video showing how to cook Vegetable Frittata in with onions, mushrooms, zucchini and cheese. Simple and good with a glass of wine! - 112.273
Butternut Squash And Lentil Soup
Looking for a nutritious and delicious soup? Your search ends with Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup. This is a hearty soup which utilizes the flavor of all the ingredients. Serve it topped with sausages and this becomes a healthy and filling meal in itself. - 111.751
Fire up your taste buds with an explosion of Korean flavors and feed your body with some good protein. These Korean meat rice and nut patties, the Dduk-Galbi will drive you nuts tonight. These are the traditional Korean alternative to beef burgers. There may... - 110.923
Grilled Pork Loin Salad
Whether it's a last barbeque party of the summer or first tailgate of the fall season, grilled pork tenderloin is always a winner. Look at this incredible video with Chef Maxwell with a simply outstanding recipe. Watch the video and do give this wonderful... - 110.762
Spicy Tom Yum Goong
Tom Yum Goong is a spicy clear soup typical found in Thai cuisines. The soup can be characterized by its distinct hot and sour flavors, with fragrant herbs generously used. Check this recipe now!!! - 110.641
Venison With Plum And Ginger Wine Sauce
Look out this outstanding video that shares an incredible venison recipe in a super flavorful plum and ginger wine sauce. The video is wonderfully presented and absolutely interesting to see. Serve this terrific dish on any special occasion and rejoice. - 110.515
If you like to prepare gourmet style food at home, try out this simple and beautiful Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad with Arugula Pesto from Purple Pig. The executive chef shows all the secrets that go into making of this popular salad. Watch the video to learn... - 110.207
Zucchini With Prosciutto & Mozzarella
1.Cut the zucchini lengthwise into three slices, without cutting all the way through.
2.Preheat the oven at 325 degrees F.
3.Stuff one fourth of thick slice of mozzarella in each of the zucchini pockets.
4.Take a thin slice of prosciutto... - 109.09
Strawberry And Mint Soup
May is fresh strawberry season in Virginia, and Chef Maxwell has a tasty treat for you to enjoy, Strawberry soup. Here's the Chef! - 108.396
Stuffed Asiago And Basil Mushrooms
Parties are incomplete without appetizers and here is a mushroom appetizer recipe. Check out David Hu showing how to make Stuffed Asiago and Basil Mushrooms with different cheeses and seasonings. Great to go with drinks! - 108.3
Peanut Butter Chicken Salad
If you are fond of chicken, make it more appetizing, by adding it to the platter of your salad greens. Watch this video to make delectable chicken salad with peanut butter and sesame oil. I am sure you are going to love it…. - 107.502
French Goats Cheese Camembert And Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
TV Chef and bestselling author Sophie Wright shows you how to make a mouth-watering dish using French goats cheese. Goat's cheese is a versatile ingredient in the kitchen; slice the firm variety or crumble soft goat's cheese. This lively salad captures the... - 107.427
Pork Dumplings In Beef Soup
Homemade dumplings in a homemade soup! Be prepared for a lot of work for this one! As great as it might sound, this definitely needs loads of time and loads of ingredients…that’s exactly why it turns out so delicious!!! - 106.941
What’s so gourmet about these crab-cakes? Watch Master Chef Erik Blauberg demonstrate how to make restaurant style crabcakes at home. It’s all about the presentation! What a great way to impress guests at a formal dinner party! - 106.644
Crispy Potato Pancakes
Potato Pancakes are a favorite but not made often enough. Homemade potato pancakes rarely turn out perfect like the ones we get at diners. They are usually soggy or too brown when fried, sometimes almost burnt. Chef John teaches us how to make the perfect... - 106.625
Soft Boiled Bantam Egg With Creamed Leeks And Arbroath Smokies
Arbroath smokies are making a bit of a comeback and maybe in the past the bones and skin may have been a bit off putting but in this recipe the hard work is done before it goes on the plate. Bantam eggs are about two thirds of the size of a hens egg so make a... - 106.611
Sweet And Spicy Schezuan Prawns
How about a quick sweet and spicy stir fry of prawns for a change! The dish brings you a blend of sweet and the hint of spice together! See the video and try this recipe! - 106.534
Middle Eastern Falafel
Here is an excellent step by step video that shows how to make a traditional middle eastern falafel from scratch. The chef also gives great serving suggestions for this crispy falafel with tahini sauce and vegetables. This video is a must watch to make this... - 106.082
Endive Appetizers With Raw Vegan Mayonnaise
This recipe serves to fulfill the raw and vegan foodies’ purpose of making homemade mayonnaise. Why waste insanely on bottled vegan mayonnaise available at the “gourmet” food stores when it is so easy to make at home? This recipe is inspired from Living... - 106.039
Layered Potato Enchilada
This layered enchilada is a dish which is a cheesy one, a dish full of flavor from the spinach and the potato and lots of enchilada sauce! The Chihuahua cheese hold this dish together! To make this dish, check this video out! - 105.991
Filet Mignon With Figs And Bleu Cheese
1. Rub the filet mignon with olive oil, rosemary, salt and pepper.
2. In a hot skillet, caramelize the seasoned filet mignon for 5-8 minutes on each side.
3. Set the meat aside to rest once done to rest.
4. In the same skillet, add the quartered figs... - 105.535
Soft Shell Crabs
If you're looking for the recipe of Soft Shell Crabs, then this is it. The Chef explains and shows right from cleaning the crab to making it. He also prepares an easy basil aioli dip for the crab. This is really delicious. - 105.415
Farm Fresh Salad With Brie Croutons
A recipe courtesy of US Food Service and Beyond the Plate. This salad is bursting full of flavor from the strawberries, toasted walnuts, raspberry vinegarette and crispy goat cheese and brie croutons. And it's all about presentation right? Check out what USF... - 104.54
1. Preheat the oven for 450 degrees F.
2. Cook the peeled potatoes sprinkling with salt and water with cover on high power in a microwave for 2 minutes.
3. Poke some holes in the potatoes with a toothpick.
4. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30... - 103.885
Vietnamese Salad With Shrimp & Lemongrass Meatballs
Angela Shen, Foodie, Founder and CEO of Savor Seattle Tours, shares an authentic Vietnamese Recipe! Shrimp, lemongrass and chiles are key ingredients to this sweet and spicy salad. You can make it at home, or have it served to you on one of Savor Seattle's... - 103.542
Blue Lantern Lounge Roasted Beet Salad
This recipe yields a remarkably gorgeous salad of tender, deep rustic beets. What defines great innovative salads is a harmonious blend of different textures and flavors. You get sweetness from the beets, savory from the goat’s cheese, crispiness from the... - 103.118
Marinated String Cheese
Have you got a packet of string cheese and do not know what to do with it? Try this new recipe of Marinated Syrian String Cheese. It is so easy to put together and makes a wonderful party appetizer for the holiday season or for a special dinner. Marinating... - 102.457
Hearty Winter Salad
Summer is not the only tome for fresh salads. This hearty, tossed, salad elevates the best of winter ingredients. This salad has all wonderful balance of texture and flavors; the crispness of baby spinach, the pungent red onion, sweetness of pear, crunchy... - 102.156
The Home Grown Gourmet - Vegan Spring Rolls
A delicious and crunchy raw vegetable slaw seasoned with a tempting array of asian ingredients wrapped in authentic rice paper and served with a silky roasted peanut dipping sauce. - 101.817
Mussels With Smoked Chipotle Sauce
Sometimes simple dishes like this mussels with smoked chipotle sauce can be turned into a gourmet meal, by the way you cook it and present it. Watch the video to see how you can twist a simple dish and make it into a high class restaurant dish. - 101.814
1. In a saucepan boil water and season it with salt, red wine vinegar, garlic, lemon and pickling spice.
2. Add the octopus into the seasoned water.
3. In another pan, heat 2 tablespoons oil, add pearl onions and caramelize them.
For making potato... - 101.804
Tuna Salmon Patties
Friends coming over and you are perplexed thinking what to cook…why not use the salmon tuna lying in your fridge and make some interesting salmon tuna patty. Watch this video to get a few ideas. - 101.329
Kappa - Maki "kiuri"
Learn how to put together a kappa-maki or Japanese cucumber roll, as tasty as those made my sushi chefs. The Japanese delicatessen is explained in a simple and attractive way. Add this recipe to your repertoire of fabulous Japanese sushi appetizers to serve... - 101
Warm Beet Salad
Warm beet salad is a great way to beat the winters while keeping up with your nutrition intake. View this video to see how easily you can put together this five star level dish in your kitchen. It is sumptuous and looks lively with all those colors. - 100.897
Cornmeal Griddlecakes With Smoked Salmon
Chef Instructor Corbin Evans, of the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia makes cornmeal griddlecakes and serves them with smoked salmon. - 100.779
Orazio's Restaurant Stuffed Portobello
This recipe is dedicated to the mushroom lovers. Since it can be modified for both seafood lovers and vegetarians, this makes for a really fast and fancy appetizer at a formal dinner party. Portobello mushrooms stuffed with red onion, fresh spinach, roasted... - 100.733
Sometimes a gourmet dish calls for just one exotic ingredient, like this stuffed portobello. Look at the ingredients and how they marry each other to produce a gratifying appetizer. This video will take you on a tour of explosive flavors. - 100.555
Blue Lantern Lounge Shrimp With Panchetta And Fig Salad
A spin on bacon wrapped shrimp and bacon wrapped figs, this dish combines the elements of these two into one impressive dish. It is a beautifully deconstructed dish thrown together. It’s a pricy dish perfect for a formal dinner. With beautiful rich yet... - 100.011
Holiday Brie And Blackberry Jam En Croute
Holiday season is here and everyone is looking for really easy but also super fancy appetizer recipes to “wow” their guest. This is one recipe that is surely going to be remembered by your guests. Serving various cheeses with crackers is pretty gourmet... - 99.1188
Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Pulled pork sandwiches are the tastiest thing to make with the pork shoulder grilled to the tee and a tasty sauce made to accompany, there is nothing more to this sandwich! Watch this video for more on this recipe by the bbq pit boys! - 98.3754
Brandied Blue Cheese Crostini
Your guests will think you got these from a Gourmet store. These brandied blue cheese crostinis are super easy to make and are indeed an elegant pass around appetizer or side. These will surely appeal to anyone who likes blue cheese; with a bit of a kick! - 98.2614
Hippy Gourmet Makes Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms
Are you on a vegan diet? this recipe is a must watch for you. The Hippy Gourmet shares her secret recipe to prepare these yummy mushrooms which make an excellent appetizer. Don't give it a miss. - 98.1745
Beer Steamed Beef Burger
Have your ever tried a beer steamed burger? Take on the flavors of the beer with your burger for a change and feel a sensational change in the taste! See the video and know how to do it the right way! - 98.0512
Red Pepper And Candied Pecan Salad
This is the second course of our Romantic Five Course Dinner for Dumbies!!! Five simple gourmet courses, each five minutes or less prep, to wooo your sweetie and come out looking like a gourmet chef! - 98.0068
Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque
Talk about making a gourmet dish at home and here we are. The Roast Butternut And Squash Bisque is a stylish appetizer to make and to impress your friends with. This autumn soup is so ideal for the Holidays! Watch and learn from Chef Carlo DeMarco in this... - 97.8231
Smoked Bacon Blt Sandwich
Nothing can be better than a piled bacon sandwich with some garden fresh vegetables and then grilled to perfection for a quick meal! See this video on a smoked bacon sandwich. Check it out! - 97.4531
Cold Smoked Apple With Chipotle Seasoned Swiss Cheese
1. Simply cut the cheese in 1/2" to 1" thick slices.
2. The first step is to mix the Apple Chipolte BBQ bath concentrate 1/8 cup to 1/8 cup of water.
3. Place the BBQ bath in a small bowl and mop it on both sides of the cheese.
4. Pat... - 97.395
Quick Black Eyed Pea Salad
The summer is just in and you want to have a nice selection of a salad! This salad will set the mood for the summer season! Watch the video to see how to make this black eyed pea salad! - 97.2968
Sweet And Sour Meatballs
This is sweet and sour meatball is a great recipe if you like pork. Very easy and delicious! It’s great anytime and makes a really well received appetizer or entree for a pot luck. Check out the recipe video. - 97.2853
Tennessee Whiskey Burger On The Grill
How about a flavor of whiskey induced in the burger? Exciting as it sounds, the burger is just as moist and the hint of whiskey brings on a different taste level! Want to attempt one? Watch this superb recipe, and this video to make a nice burger for yourself... - 97.127
Hippy Gourmet Makes Tofu Satay
Expecting some vegan friends at home? this is what you can treat them with. Watch this video to learn an easy to make and totally scrumptious vegan tofu satay recipe. Your guests will certainly ask for more. - 97.0341
Holiday Cheese Platter
A beautiful cheese plate makes a wonderful appetizer for a cocktail party or Christmas dinner. On "cook with Adam", Adam shows one of his versions of creating a Cheese Platter that makes for an elegant gift when you are going to a Christmas party! It’s... - 96.4942
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