Main Dishes

All-American Jalapeño and Honey BBQ Catfish
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
All the Good Stuff Linguine
If I had to list my favorite foods, that list would include almost everything in this recipe for "All the Good Stuff Linguine," hence the name of the dish.
Angel Hair with Tomato Broth and Chicken Sausages
Marinara, Bolognese, puttanesca, arrabbiata and "Sunday gravy" are all sauces for pasta that begin with tomatoes, but sometimes I’m in the mood for something a bit lighter.
Autumn Lasagna
Lasagna is a wonderful dinner party dish since it can be prepared ahead. And, this rich Autumn Lasagna is packed with flavor, texture and color.
Baked Catfish In Papillotes
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Baked Catfish Provencal
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Baked Cinnamon Chipotle Catfish with Sweet Pepper Slaw
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Baked Mediterranean Catfish
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Baked Salmon with Roasted Corn and Tomato Remoulade
I love the ease of oven roasting fish fillets, so I developed this recipe when my favorite supermarket seafood department had beautiful pink steelhead trout fillets.
Baked Salmon with Tomato Concasse
Most families want to incorporate more fish into their diets for health reasons. Fish is lower in fat than most other meats, and has beneficial fatty acids.
Baked Shrimp with Feta Cheese
I’ve changed the dish a bit from the original, which was called Girades mi Feta. Eliminating several steps makes this simple dish even easier to prepare.
Beef and Boursin Sandwiches
My recipe for Beef and Boursin Sandwiches takes advantage of deli meat and cheese while creating a memorable sandwich that’s worthy of the dinner hour.
Best Barbecued Beef Brisket
This tasty brisket gets an overnight flavor rub, and then smokes up in your Viking C4 in about five hours of low and slow cooking.
Better-Than-Chicken Turkey Salad
This Waldorf-inspired turkey salad combines cubes of tender roasted turkey with toasty almonds, juicy red grapes and crunchy celery. The salad is dressed with a glorious honey-mustard dressing seasoned with plenty of zesty lemon.
Blackened Catfish
Blackening catfish is a super tasty way to rev up your taste buds - plus it's easy to prepare and healthier than frying.
Blackened London Broil with Vidalia Marmalade
The season for Vidalia onions is at its peak. So take advantage of their short season with this recipe for Blackened Steak with Vidalia Marmalade.
Bond's Big Bird
Bond's method emerged through trial and error, following recipes and tweaking a variety of methods over many Thanksgivings and in between.
Bow-Ties with Sausage, Spinach and White Beans
Bow-Ties with Sausage, Spinach and White Beans is healthful, yet hearty winter fare that fills you up without the high fat content of cream-based pasta sauces.
Braised Rabbit with Tomatoes and Pine Nuts
This aromatic and hearty dish is the perfect fare for a cold winter day. This recipe would also work well with chicken or beef.
Brined and Grilled Pork Chops with Chipotle Glaze
Brining adds flavor and moisture to these lean chops - it’s the prefect way to get them ready to grill. The chops are finished off with a thick brushing of Chipotle Glaze, adding a huge amount of spicy, sweet and smoky flavor.
Cajun Catfish Honey Dijon with Bacon Potato Salad
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Cajun Fettuccine
The Cajun craze hit the nation in the ’80s, and Chef Paul Prudhomme dazzled the world with his spicy, flavorful recipes.
Cajun Red Beans and Rice with Smoked Sausage
Nothing says comfort food like a big bowl of red beans and rice.
Cannelloni with Swiss Chard and Walnuts
This heavenly dish features cannelloni stuffed with a mixture of cream sauce, melted Gruyère, walnuts, and brandy.
Carbonara Frittata
Pasta Carbonara is one of my favorite dishes. Strands of pasta coated in a bacon and egg sauce with a hefty sprinkling of freshly grated Parmesan is pure comfort food to me.
Catfish Almondine
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Catfish and Biscuits
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Catfish and Crab Roll-Ups
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Catfish Ceviche
Catfish works well with this preparation because of its mild flavor and texture. Allowing the fish to marinate in the acidic citrus juices turns the fish opaque and produces a texture similar to poached fish.
Catfish Etouffée
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Catfish Parmesan
This easy-to-make baked fish is moist, but still has a slightly crunchy coating with a mild Parmesan flavor. Add some steamed veggies for a quick weeknight meal.
Catfish Provencale
This simple, but full of flavor catfish recipe gets a boost with a reduction of tomatoes, olives, garlic, and other herbs and spices spooned on top at the very end.
Catfish Salad in Pita
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Catfish Tacos with Strawberry Cilantro Salsa
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Catfish With Peanut-Coconut Crust
For an Asian twist on your next heart-healthy fish dinner, try this catfish with crunchy peanut and coconut crust.
Cayenne-Spiced Shrimp
Sweet, tangy, and spicy, these cayenne-spiced shrimp are a hit when served over white rice with a crusty piece of French bread.
Champagne Shrimp with Rosemary
When ringing in the new millennium, don’t limit the champagne to toasting the New Year. Save a little for this recipe for Champagne Shrimp with Rosemary.
Cheesy Manicotti
Preparing manicotti used to be a true labor of love. Store-bought pasta just wouldn’t do, so I’d laboriously prepare crepe-like sheets of manicotti pasta.
Cheesy Spinach and Spaghetti
If you’re looking for a change of pace from the usual spaghetti with tomato sauce, look no further than this family favorite.
Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo
One of the classic combinations for gumbo, this chicken and sausage delight will wow your tastebuds. Serve over rice in your favorite soup bowl, along with a good French bread for sopping.
Chicken and Artichoke Casserole
The combination of diced chicken, sour cream and cream of chicken soup topped with buttery crumbled Ritz crackers and poppy seeds is the "it" casserole.
Chicken and Sausage Scarpariello
Several years ago we enjoyed a trip to New York City for our 20th anniversary. One especially memorable meal on our trip was enjoyed at Campanile, where the rustic entrée of Chicken and Sausage Scarpariello that was the culinary home run.
Chicken and Shrimp Paella
Paella is a traditional Spanish rice dish. I’ve taken the basic idea and created an easy version that packs great flavor without requiring a lot of prep time or a special pan.
Chicken and Vegetable Tortellini Dijon
Easy and elegant are two words that sum up this recipe for Chicken and Vegetable Tortellini Dijon.
Chicken Curry
The types of curry combinations in Indian cuisine are almost endless. However, there are some curries that appear fairly routinely on restaurant menus in the U.S.
Chicken Etouffee
Roasted chicken with crispy skin is comfort food for most families, but since I discovered the joys of Cajun cooking and roux making as a newlywed in the mid-1980s (through Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana Kitchen), Chicken Etouffee is my family’s most-requested comfort dish.
Chicken Marsala with Truffles and Brie
Chicken Marsala is a popular dish at Italian restaurants, but this version takes a turn towards France with the addition of creamy Brie cheese.
Chicken Normandy
Apples are abundant year round but are at their peak in the autumn. Instead of baking them up into a pie for my Autumn Orchard Supper menu, I’m using them in a delicious entrée – Chicken Normandy.
Chicken Portobello Wraps
Just as quick as a stir fry and as fun as burritos, this recipe for chicken portobello wraps is an interesting recipe for supper success.
Chicken Ravioli with Red Pepper Alfredo Sauce
Handmade ravioli is a favorite first course or entrée in upscale Italian restaurants. You too can whip up a delicious, elegant, "almost homemade" version of your own.
Chicken Saltimbocca
Dining on a delicious Chicken Saltimbocca in an Italian restaurant in England reminded me of the smoky complexity just a bit of fresh sage can add to a dish
Chicken Satay
This recipe for Chicken Satay offers another winter passage to the Orient. Satay, often spelled sate, is present in many cultures, from Thailand to India.
Chicken Saute with Onions, Garlic and Basil
The delicious combination of aromatic basil, tomatoes, and onions makes for a sublime topping to this simple chicken dish.
Chicken Tikka Pita
The dish is a great way to introduce children to the flavors of Indian cuisine, and this is a favorite of my son and daughter.
Chicken Wellington
My favorite "Wellington" in my recipe files is a Chicken Wellington I served as a special centerpiece for my sister’s high school graduation celebration.
Chicken with Lemon, Artichokes, and Grape Tomatoes
Take a chicken cutlet, dredge it in flour and brown it in butter and olive oil and you’ve got a world of opportunity for culinary creativity. This simple preparation can become Chicken Parmesan, Marsala, Provencal, Florentine, Veronique or Piccata.
Chile-Rubbed Tenderloin with Roasted Salsa Puree, Crumbled Feta and Avocado Relish
This Chile-Rubbed Tenderloin with “Roasted Salsa” Puree, Crumbled Feta and Avocado Relish packs loads of Southwestern flavor and can be the feature of a sophisticated dinner party menu.
Cider-Brined Pork Loin
The pork pairs beautifully with the sweet potatoes and fennel, grilled alongside the pork on your C4.
Cider-Brined Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches
Apples and pork are a perennial flavor combination that is especially pleasing in the fall. Here, lean pork tenderloins receive a moisture and flavor boost when soaked overnight in an apple cider brine that is flavored with maple syrup, black pepper and fresh sage.
Citrus-Q Salmon
Salmon is a high-flavored fish that can stand up to strong seasonings and sauces. Here, it’s paired with a citrus-infused barbecue sauce. Use any barbecue sauce you have on hand, add fresh citrus juices and a bit of soy, and you have a homemade-tasting sauce that’s good on almost any fish.
Classic Catfish Po' Boy with Homemade Slaw
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Cornmeal-Crusted Scallops with Truffled Mushroom Ragoût and Creamy Polenta
This recipe tastes so rich, your family will never believe they are eating a “healthy” meal. This dish is packed with flavor and is sure to satisfy those cravings for comfort food.
Côtes de Veau Dijonnaise Veal Chops with Mustard
Veal chops, particularly with this creamy sauce, suggest to me a similarly luxurious vegetable, fresh asparagus perhaps, or fine green beans.
Crab Burgers with Sherry Mayonnaise
Crab Burgers at our favorite summer spot are simply crab cakes served on a bun with lettuce and tomato.
Cranberry-Balsamic Glazed Crown Roast of Lamb Stuffed with Caramelized Vegetables
Temptingly glazed, filled with caramelized vegetables, and festooned with rosemary and fresh cranberries, this show-stopping entrée is sure to make your holiday dinner party memorable.
Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli
This combination of sauteed chicken, broccoli, and bow-tie pasta in a creamy sauce uses several time-saving supermarket offerings.
Creamy Chicken and Spinach Lasagna
This recipe doesn’t require much prep time, and is a change of pace from the traditional lasagna combination of noodles, cheeses and meat sauce.
Crispy Tuna with Orzo Pilaf and Horseradish Beurre Blanc
A French twist on classic recipes from Chef José Gutierrez.
Curried Shrimp Creole
This recipe for Curried Shrimp Creole offers a taste of Creole country. It is a cross between a traditional shrimp Creole, with some touches of shrimp curry thrown in.
Dirty Shrimp
This spicy shrimp, served in a chafing dish, makes a delicious hors d’oeuvre or spicy entreé served over rice.
Dry-Rub Barbecued Shrimp
Dry Rub Barbecue Salmon with Relish
Summer entertaining and barbecue go hand-in-hand. A sweet and spicy dry-rub marries nicely with the rich flavor of oven-roasted salmon. Topped with a colorful relish made from the bounty of the garden, this dish is beautiful, healthful and delicious- now that’s a winning combination!
Elizabeth's Chicken Paprikas
The recipe keeps with tradition, but the use of boneless, skinless chicken thighs in place of a whole chicken cut up, decreases the cooking time.
Farfalle with Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, and Vine-Ripe Tomatoes
When gorgeous, ripe summer tomatoes are at their peak and fresh basil is abundant, combine them with fresh mozzarella, homemade pasta and a good, fruity olive oil.
Filets with Gorgonzola on Red Pepper Puree
This recipe for Filets with Gorgonzola on Red Pepper Puree allows you to provide an impressive meal for guests without requiring hours in the kitchen.
Fish Tacos with Cilantro Slaw, Chipotle Creme and Pico de Gallo
When we think of Mexican foods, most of our minds go straight to the crunchy beef tacos our mother’s made from a family-sized taco kit. But the flavors of Mexican fare are far more varied and complex.
Forest Mushroom Individual Lasagnas
These individual lasagnas with a mix of wild and domestic mushrooms will make any dinner guest feel special! 
Fried Catfish
Frying whole cleaned catfish is a Southern tradition, but large catfish fillets are a great option for those who don’t like to deal with bones.
Fried Chicken Breasts with Honey Pecan Sauce
Nothing can beat crisp fried chicken topped with this luscious Honey Pecan Sauce. This simple combination of honey, chopped pecans, Creole mustard and a shot of Tabasco makes the chicken a stand-out.
Garlic-Braised Chicken Wings
Americans aren’t the only ones to enjoy chicken wings as an appetizer. Chicken wings appear on Chinese dim sum carts, and as tapas in Spain.
Garlic-Herb Prime Rib with Red Wine Jus
Prime rib is a holiday favorite, and it’s not at all difficult to prepare. The cut can be roasted, grilled and even smoked. With a Viking indoor or outdoor kitchen, this juicy prime rib crusted with coarse salt and herbs will make you look like a professional chef.
Ginger Ale Pork Tenderloin
Ginger ale and soy sauce give this tenderloin a slight Asian flavor.
Gingered Catfish, Peanut Noodles and Sugar Snap Peas
This dish makes a lovely presentation for the next time you're entertaining. Arrange peanut noodles on your favorite platter and top with sugar snap peas and hot catfish. 
Greek Turkey Breast
Greek chicken, with its heady aroma of lemon and oregano, is a restaurant favorite of mine. Now, these wonderful flavors take center stage in this crowd-pleasing dish.
Greek Turkey Burgers
There’s lots of buzz in the culinary world about “building a better burger,” and these Greek Turkey Burgers are low fat and flavor-packed. What could be better than that?
Grilled Catfish with Tropical Fruit Salsa
The tropical fruit salsa on this Caribbean-inspired grilled catfish adds a jolt of flavor without the fat and calories.
Grilled Chicken Breasts Filled with Fontina & Prosciutto with Sage-Orange Vinaigrette
This delicious stuffed chicken recipe is from Chef Flay's cookbook, Bobby Flay's Grilling for Life.
Grilled Citrus Rosemary Catfish
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Grilled Lamb Chops
Chicken, steak, burgers – those are the items that most often hit the grill, making grilled lamb chops a special treat. These Grilled Lamb Chops with Lemon and Oregano are as simple to prepare as your usual grill fare, but they have a delicious Greek accent.
Grilled Lamb Chops and Oregano Vinaigrette with Radish Tzatziki
This delicious grilled lamp chops recipe is from Chef Flay’s cookbook, Bobby Flay’s Grilling for Life.
Grilled Sirloin and Peach Skewers
Kebabs are perfect party fare. They’re portable and require no utensils to be enjoyed by your guests. These Grilled Sirloin and Peach Skewers are a nice change from the usual teriyaki kebabs and they can be prepared on large or small skewers, depending on the type of party you’re hosting.
Grilled Steak with Jalapeño-Cilantro Butter
For a new twist on the classic, top your next steak with this zesty jalapeno-cilantro butter.
Grilled Swordfish with Salsa Verde
The swordfish is marinated in olive oil, chile flakes, garlic, lemon zest and mint. Once skewered and grilled, it's topped with a bright meyer lemon salsa verde.
Grilled Veal Chops with Mushroom Wine Sauce
Here, I’ve taken simple grilled veal chops and added a luscious wine sauce that’s full of mushrooms.
Grilled Vegetable Panini
Rather than turn leftover fresh vegetables into a stir-fry side dish, this Grilled Vegetable Panini lets them take center stage.
Grilled Vegetable Towers with Wilted Greens and Prosciutto Pine Nut Vinaigrette
One of my favorite trends is "vertical" presentations. Foods are carefully stacked, producing a tower.
Halibut with Red Curry Sauce
Canned coconut milk, Thai curry paste and Asian fish sauce are easy to find and combine to make a luscious sauce for this grilled or roasted halibut.
Herb-Crusted Halibut with Tomato Coulis
The presentation of this fresh, herb-crusted halibut is stunning placed on the bright red and yellow tomato coulis.
Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Mascarpone Polenta Cakes and Port Wine Reduction
A French twist on classic recipes from Chef José Gutierrez.
Herb-Stuffed Salmon Roulade
This preparation brings new elegance to a large salmon fillet by butterflying it, spreading it with a citrus, herb and garlic paste and then forming a roulade.
Honey-Roasted Lamb Shanks
Serve these luscious lamb shanks with couscous and steamed carrots for a memorable meal for two.
Hoppin' John
My Hoppin' John is a bit nontraditional, but it has loads of flavor. I add a spicy kick with chopped fresh jalapeno and then a hint of sweet/sour (just a hint) from balsamic vinegar. The vinegar just rounds things out a bit. Shake a little pepper-flavored vinegar (the kind with tiny peppers in the jar along with the vinegar) over your serving for added flavor and kick.
Hushpuppy Catfish
In the South, fish fries are as common as barbecues. The fisherman’s most recent catch are battered and fried, and side dishes usually include hushpuppies and coleslaw.
Italian Mini Meatloaves with Tomato-Alfredo Tortellini
When I was growing up it seemed that almost every family I knew had meatloaf often as an economical family meal. Loaded with onions and topped with ketchup, meatloaf was definitely not my favorite entrée.
Jeannine's Chicken Tortilla Pie
My sister-in-law, Jeannine Gage of Ormond Beach, Fla., made this delicious Chicken Tortilla Pie while we vacationed at the beach several years ago.
Jerk Pork and Pineapple Kabobs
Crank up the reggae, heat up the grill and don your best Caribbean accent. Then grill up some delicious Jerk Pork and Pineapple Kabobs. The music and the kabobs are a recipe for summer fun.
Kalua Pork Sandwiches
Kalua pork is ever present at the Hawaiian luau, but the smoky shredded pork is simple enough to prepare at home. While the luau version is usually cooked in an underground steam oven, called an imu, you can easily replicate the dish with a Viking outdoor grill or oven.
Karin's Linguine with White Clam Sauce
My version of Linguine with White Clam Sauce is saucy and redolent with chopped shallots, green onions and garlic.
Karin's Secret Baby Back Ribs
I’m bit of a “reverse sexist” when it comes to grilling. In translation, I usually let my husband handle this chore. The exception to this rule is cooking up baby back ribs. That’s when I become the queen of our Viking Outdoor Chargrill.
Kofta "Burgers" with Raita
These Kofta “Burgers” are a simple version of a popular Indian skewered ground meat dish. Turning the mixture into burgers is an American twist, but using naan bread instead of buns and cooling things off with a classic cucumber Raita makes these fairly close to the classic.
L'Anatra in Porchetta - Roast Duck
Roast duck is delectable as is, or you can also add a swirl of olive oil and some sprinkles of wild fennel on top.
Lamb Spiedini on Rosemary Skewers
Spiedini is a classic Sicilian dish, and offers up a beautiful presentation for your next party.
Lamb Tagine with Preserved Lemons
My introduction to Moroccan fare was an evening spent sitting on plump floor pillows while platters of steaming delicacies were placed before me on a low table at The Imperial Fez in Atlanta. Several years later, the gift of an authentic tagine led to evenings of simmering Moroccan feasts of my own.
Latin Rub Pork with Tomatillo Salsa
This pork loin gets a kick with a Latin marinade of spices, lime, garlic, and serrano chiles.
Lemon-Cream Pasta Toss
There’s nothing quite as comforting as a bowl of cream-laced pasta. When cookbook author Nigella Lawson added fresh lemon juice and rind to the her Alfredo sauce, I was hooked.
Lemon-Dijon Chicken
Lemon-Dijon Chicken takes chicken on the grill to new heights. The marinade is made with ingredients most of us keep on hand, like Dijon mustard, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice.
Lemon-Feta Chicken
Flavorful meals need not require hours in the kitchen, and this recipe for Lemon-Feta Chicken proves the theory.
Lemongrass Chicken
The simplicity and wonderful flavors in this Lemongrass Chicken is perfect with cilantro-lime soy sauce and steamed rice.
Maple Cranberry Pork Medallions
If you’re looking for something quick, easy and elegant to serve over the holidays, this is the dish for you.
Maple-Cured Pepper-Crusted Salmon
If you’re looking for an easy, elegant entrée, then Maple-Cured Pepper-Crusted Salmon fills the bill perfectly. The dish became a family favorite when a friend sampled a similar dish in a restaurant and asked me to come up with the recipe.
Maple Glazed Turkey Breast
Perfectly cooked juicy turkey breast is glazed with the tantalizing flavor combination of sweet maple syrup and freshly cracked black peppercorns. Serve as an entrée, or tuck thin slices into a soft roll for a sandwich or snack.
Marinated Rib-Eye Steaks
Steak and baked potatoes are Friday night favorites at my house. Served along with a big green salad, it’s a simple and delicious way to start the weekend.
Mediterranean Fish Fillets
Here, the seasoned tomatoes provide a flavor base for a quick and delicious baked fish entrée with a Mediterranean accent.
Mediterranean Lamb Kebabs
Kebabs are street food in many Middle Eastern countries, but here in the United States, they’re often the highlight of backyard cookouts. These kebabs take you on a flavor trip to the Mediterranean.
Memorial Day BBQ Baby Back Ribs
I’ve had my Viking Charcoal Capsule for a year now, and it has instantly become my favorite cooking tool, hands down. Because of the ceramic liner and finely tuned vents, I can load up with natural charcoal, easily get the temperature as low as 250 degrees, and keep it there.
Millennium Slaw Dogs
Hot dogs are ball park and back-yard cookout favorites. Seared, marinated tuna replaces the additive-ridden franks, and the slaw is given an Oriental twist.
Mojo-Brined Chicken Halves
Bottles of mojo marinade grace the aisles of nearly every corner supermarket since Hispanic ingredients have increased in popularity.
Mole Coloradito Oaxaqueno
The undisputed national sauce in Mexico is mole, an intoxicating blend of chiles, chocolate, garlic, onions, almonds and so much more.
Mushroom and Asparagus Strata
This fabulous breakfast casserole is loaded with fresh vegetables, herbs, aromatics and cheese. The texture can be adjusted to suit your taste.
Mushroom Risotto in Roasted Acorn Squash Bowls
This special risotto is served in roasted acorn squash bowls for the perfect fall entrée that’s flavorful, colorful and beautifully presented.
Mussels Marinara
The dish is so simple to prepare, especially if you have a good fish purveyor who carries impeccably clean mussels.
Mustard-Coated Racks of Lamb
Cooking rack of lamb is very simple, allowing you gourmet appeal without a lot of work. And, the lamb can be prepared almost completely in advance and then finished in the oven just before serving.
My Big Fat Greek Spanakopita Pie
Spanakopitas are popular Greek appetizers in which spinach and feta cheese are encased in buttered phyllo pastry.
Norma In Bianco - Norma Wears White
Orange-Soy Pork Tenderloin with Mango Salsa
This recipe uses canned orange soda instead of orange juice with delicious results. The marinade receives an Asian saltiness from soy sauce and is spiked with fresh ginger and garlic.
Pad Thai with Shrimp
Pad Thai is the perfect example of true Thai flavors. It is subtly sweet, tart and salty all at once. Traditional Pad Thai recipes call for cooked chicken or roast pork in place of or along with the shrimp.
Pan-Roasted Salmon
Cooking fish can be intimidating for many home cooks but roasting takes out the guesswork, providing perfect fish with little work. Add the step of dusting the fish in a little seasoned flour and searing in a skillet before finishing in a hot oven offers an even tastier main dish, with almost as little fuss.
Pasta alla Norma
Pasta alla Norma, a delicious combination of eggplants, tomatoes, garlic, basil and ricotta, is one of the most traditional Sicilian recipes.
Pasta con le Vongole - Pasta with Clams
This healthy variation of pasta with clams is a delicious, quick, and easy way to have highly nutritious clams in your diet.
Pasta with Asparagus, Artichokes and Fava Beans
For this hearty pasta I use the tiny, chokeless artichokes called morellini, which are tender enough to eat raw; and bacelli, which are fresh fava beans that are only eaten raw.
Peachy Pork Tenderloin
Pork tenderloins have become popular for their leanness and ease of preparation. With a simple marinade, the tenderloins become a flavorful entrée.
Penne with Vodka Sauce
Penne with Vodka Sauce is a classic Italian preparation. I first sampled the combination on my honeymoon at an Italian restaurant in St. Martin, and it has been a favorite since.
Perciatelli with Bacon and Peas
This pasta is simple and straightforward – just crisped bacon pieces with the rendered fat, defrosted peas, and cooked Perciatelli pasta.
Pineapple-Cheddar Strata
Some food combinations will always be favorites – steak and potatoes, marshmallows and chocolate and blue cheese and pears all come to mind. But one combination that’s a perennial favorite is ham and pineapple.
Pistachio-Crusted Chicken
This dish, which Chef Art Smith created for a special guest of Oprah Winfrey, is one of his most frequently requested new dishes.
Poached Catfish with Fresh Mango Salsa
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Pork, Cider and Root Vegetable Ragout
A hearty stew is the perfect winter main dish, and our Pork, Cider and Root Vegetable Ragout is a thick, satisfying stew that’s packed with flavor. Chunks of pork tenderloin, sweet potato and parsnips simmer up in a combination of apple cider and dark beer.
Pork Chops with Ginger Ale Marinade
I’m always on the lookout for new marinades for pork and chicken. Recently, I set out to develop a marinade using ingredients I had on hand. I started with a can of ginger ale, and ended up with a winner.
Pork Tenderloin
No time to marinate or brine? This simple pork tenderloin recipe only needs a quick flavor rub, which you can massage into the pork while you fire up your C4.
Portobello Burgers
Marinated, then grilled or broiled, portobellos add a wonderful, meaty texture to salads, or stand on their own as in this recipe for portobello burgers.
Portobello Mushroom Burgers
Portobello Burgers make a wonderful light lunch or supper served with a Caesar salad. Or, cut each burger into quarters and skewer with a toothpick for a great appetizer.
Potato-Crusted Catfish with Granny Smith's Apple & Jalapeño Glaze
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Poverty Pasta
Some of the best recipes in the world were created to sustain a family on little income. Called "peasant" food, most cultures have traditional dishes created for just this reason.
Prosciutto, Sage and Fontina Pork Packets
Involtini are delicious little bundles of meat served in Trattoria all over Italy. Preparations usually begin with beef, veal or fish which are stuffed with sautéed vegetables, cured meats or cheeses.
Pulled Pork
This traditional Southern-style pork takes a little advanced preparation, but cooks up practically unattended.
Pumpkin Seed-Crusted Pork Tenderloin
Green pumpkin seeds, known as pepitas, are tossed with crisp Japanese breadcrumbs to make a crunchy, tasty crust for pork tenderloin. The meat is quickly pan fried and then sliced into medallions for serving.
Quick Beef and Broccoli
Although I'm relatively unfamiliar with the customs of the 15-day Chinese New Year celebration, it’s a great opportunity to introduce Chinese cuisine at the dinner table.
Quick Cannelloni Besciamella
With a little tinkering and some supermarket savvy, I’ve come up with a quick version of this classic dish that delivers all the flavor of the original with a lot less fuss.
Quick Chicken Marinara
If "dinner on the run" means a run for fast food, rather than running to the kitchen, this Chicken Marinara can keep you dining on the home front instead of in the car.
Racks of Lamb with Red Wine, Balsamic Vinegar, Garlic and Mint Glace
Racks of lamb are perfect for entertaining because they require little last-minute preparation. The presentation of beautiful Frenched racks of lamb is simplified by asking your butcher to French the racks for you.
Red-Eye Shrimp and Grits
Fresh seafood abounds all the way up the coast of Georgia and South Carolina. And, from Charleston to Savannah, every restaurant has its own version of Shrimp and Grits.
Red Wine Braised Short Ribs
An interesting twist on traditional holiday fare.
Roasted Halibut with Rosemary Vinaigrette
Learning that fish can be roasted in a hot oven is often an epiphany for home cooks who are intimidated by the prospect of cooking fish. The simple equation of a 450 degree oven and 10 minutes per inch of thickness makes turning out perfectly cooked fish at home a breeze.
Roasted Sea Bass with Tomato-Fennel Confit
Sun-dried tomatoes used to be the restaurant rage. Now they’re common in home kitchens, and available in most supermarkets.
Rosemary Orange-Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Cut from the loin, pork tenderloin is one of the leanest meats available - and it’s nearly as low in saturated fat as chicken breasts. Searing and glazing the tenderloin creates layers of flavor and texture.
Rosemary Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Brown Sauce
Rubbed with fresh rosemary and garlic, then topped with a rich, earthy brown sauce, this Rosemary Pork Tenderloin is perfect for entertaining or family dining.
Saffron Shrimp
This delicious shrimp dish can be served hot or cold, and is great with a nice Romesco Sauce.
Salmon Wellington
The salmon and spinach layered in the puff pastry sheets is luscious as is, but a simple Cucumber and Dill Sauce can take this entrée over the top. 
Sausage and Mushroom Lasagna
Cooler weather leads to heartier appetites. My recipe for Sausage and Mushroom Lasagna is perfect autumn fare, and it’s elegant enough to serve for company.
Scallops with Corn and Scallion Cream
Summer’s fresh, sweet corn is the perfect partner for succulent sea scallops in this recipe for Scallops with Corn and Scallion Cream.
Seafood Cannelloni with Tomato Coulis and Besciamella
If you’re looking for a supper club show stopper, you’ve found it here. A rich, delicious Seafood Cannelloni with two luscious sauces.
Sherried Ham Steaks
Ham steaks are great to have on hand for a quick weeknight entrée. Browned in a skillet or heated in the oven, they’re simple to prepare, child-friendly fare.
Shrimp and Asiago Pasta
Why head out for dinner when a sublime shrimp pasta can be tossed together in minutes?
Shrimp and Scallop Stroganoff
From beef tips, to meatballs to chicken, I thought I’d prepared the classic combination of meat, mushrooms and a sauce thickened with sour cream every way imaginable.
Shrimp and Wild Rice Casserole
Looking for something elegant to add to your repertoire? My Shrimp and Wild Rice Casserole is perfect company fare.
Shrimp Evil Jungle Prince
For years, it was a special treat to enjoy a Thai meal when we traveled to larger cities around the country. Although the tastes of Thailand are now close to home, I still keep my eyes open for special Thai dining spots when we travel, and had a great meal at Keo’s in Honolulu.
Shrimp Pad Thai
From sweet coconut milk, to tart lemon grass, spicy hot peppers and salty fish sauce, the flavors of Thai food are subtle and sublime, sweet and spicy.
Shrimp Ravioli
Making homemade ravioli used to be an arduous task. Now, with the help of wonton wrappers, I can whip up homemade ravioli in less than 30 minutes.
Shrimp Saganaki
Saganaki is a cooking term that's used to described many a Greek dish. This Shrimp Saganaki is one of the most beloved Greek appetizers.
Simple Sicilian Cod
Some of the best Italian cooking is the simplest, and this Sicilian Cod is a great example of how simple ingredients can be combined for outstanding flavors.
Singing Shrimp
The night my husband and I were engaged we dined at a French bistro, and the Singing Shrimp I sampled prior to the proposal will always be a special dish to me.
Slow-Cooked Barbecued Spareribs - The Real Way
If you’ve ever wondered how they make those great spareribs in the world-renowned barbecue joints of Kansas City, the South Side of Chicago, Memphis, or Oakland, the secret is a flavorful spice rub and long, slow cooking with a spicy sauce slathered on just before serving.
Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin
There are many methods employed to roast a whole beef tenderloin, and I believe I’ve tried every one of them. Some call for a very hot oven with a short cooking time, others call for a moderate oven with a longer cooking time, and my favorite method is low and slow.
Smith & Wollensky Steak au Poivre
This mouth-watering recipe comes courtesy of Smith & Wollensky, one of America’s premier traditional steakhouses.
Smoked Salmon Cheesecake
There are several secrets to producing a creamy, crack-free cheesecake. Follow these three simple rules, and your cheesecake will be perfect every time!
Smoked Tenderloin Heros with Horseradish Mayonnaise
Although sandwiches are usually reserved for lunchtime, this Smoked Tenderloin Hero is definitely worthy of the dinner hour.
Smokey Prime Rib Roast with Red Wine Jus and Granny Smith
This recipe uses two cooking methods to achieve one fantastic rib roast. A quick searing in a cast iron pan assures a nice crust, and smoking over low heat in the C4 imparts terrific flavor.
Smoking Succulent Baby Back Ribs
Soaking meats in a solution of water or other liquids, salt and sugar leads to incredibly moist cooked meats and poultry. The process, called brining, requires advanced preparation, but is usually worth the wait.
Sour Cream Chicken with Artichoke Hearts
When you’re planning a dinner party or special family gathering, you want to be able to enjoy your guests without spending all of your evening in the kitchen.
Southern-Style Sweet Bourbon Glazed Catfish with Toasted Pecans
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Southwestern Chicken Wraps
Most often "wraps" are wrapped in flat bread or tortillas, but the wraps at the pizzeria near my home are rolled in pizza crust dough.
Spiced Meatballs in Almond Sauce
This is a simple and inexpensive dish that doesn’t require much preparation and the taste is just amazing. It’s perfect for holiday entertaining.
Spicy Asian Catfish with Stir-Fried Vegetables
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Spicy Catfish Strips with Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Spicy Chorizo-Clam Sauce on Pasta
I’m always finding new ways to serve clams. When my fishmonger presented me with some beautiful fresh clams, I came home and whipped up this Spicy Chorizo-Clam Sauce.
Spicy Lamb Kebabs with Grapes
The grapes on these delicious lamb kebabs caramelize on the grill, and fit perfectly with the complex spices on the lamb.
Spinach and Escarole Lasagna
Escarole is a variety of endive whose leaves are broader, paler, and less bitter than other members of the endive family.
Spring Onion and Cheddar Catfish Casserole
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is the freshest, healthiest fish available. It is raised in pure, freshwater ponds and fed a strict diet of nutritious grains - which not only ensures quality, but also gives U.S. Catfish a perfectly mild flavor that works in almost any recipe.
Steak Caesar Subs
I absolutely love the combination of hot grilled steak atop crisp, cool Caesar salad. My affection for these dinner-sized salads at chain restaurants led me to create this recipe for Steak Caesar Subs.
Steak Pizzaiola
Steaks and baked potatoes have been a Friday night tradition since my husband and I were married more than 18 years ago.
Steamed Halibut with Thai Red Curry Sauce
These hors d’oeuvres are delicious and make a striking presentation. Red curry sauce pools around bites of creamy white halibut that are presented like little gifts inside individual Asian soup spoons.
Stir-Fry of Snap Peas, Mushrooms and Sweet Peppers
This stir fry of peas, mushrooms and sweet peppers is a tasty and healthy meal that everyone in your family will enjoy.
Summer Shrimp Pasta
A trip to the beach always includes a visit to a crab shack that spreads paper out on the tables, and piles them high with steamed blue crabs and boiled shrimp.
Sundried Tomato and Basil Pasta
This quick Sundried Tomato and Basil Pasta is a delicious entrée any time of year. Add some crusty bread and a tossed salad for a quick, yet satisfying meal.
Sweet and Spicy Peanut Glazed Catfish
For a beautiful dinner, serve this sweet and spicy catfish dish with rice tossed with orange zest and parsley, and garnish with orange segments.
Tacos de Carne Asada
If you think making Mexican food at home is too much trouble, think again. Nothing could be simpler than grilled Tacos de Carne Asada.
Tandoori-Spiced Chicken with Tomato-Ginger Chutney
Tandoori is a classic Indian flavor and cooking technique. It refers both to the traditional clay Tandoor oven in which this dish is prepared and also describes the highly spiced yogurt marinade that coats the chicken.
Tandoori Style Chicken with Yogurt Masala
Get a taste of India with this tandoori-style chicken marinated in yogurt and several complex spices.
Taste of Spring Spinach Pizza
Making pizza at home has become as easy as opening a tube of prepared pizza crust or a package of Boboli and throwing on some toppings.
Thai Salmon Burgers
Burgers are back and showing up in new and unusual ways on restaurant menus all around the country. These Thai Salmon Burgers follow the trend, and are a delicious alternative to standard ground beef burgers.
Thai Shrimp and Salmon Curry
Recently, when my supermarket had a special on shrimp and some beautiful salmon fillets behind the seafood counter, I decided to create an impromptu meal.
Thai-Style Grilled Eggplant and Tofu Sates
Eggplant and tofu are staples of many Asian cuisines and both provide meaty texture without the animal products. Here, they’re taking on distinctly Thai flavors and will be skewered and grilled.
Tomato Basil Chicken
Summer is grilling season, and chicken is a summer barbecue classic. When your interest in plain grilled chicken wains, try this unusual Italian accent on the grill.
Tomato Basil Lasagna
It’s hard to say goodbye to summer, but the taste of summer tomatoes and fresh basil can linger on with this recipe for Tomato Basil Lasagna.
Tomato-Ginger Chutney
Indian cuisine is famous for its many chutneys, such as this tomato chutney redolent with fresh ginger and mint. Both the color and the flavors are bright and appealing.
Tortellini Rustica
Some of my favorite recipe creations are the result of trying to recreate restaurant dishes at home. Tortellini Rustica’s inception was exactly that.
Tuna Au Poivre with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce
Beautiful sashimi-grade tuna steaks behind the seafood counter at my supermarket prompted me to come up with a special recipe last year.
Tuna Reubens
Thin tuna steaks that are seasoned with salt and pepper, and then rubbed with olive oil before hitting a hot grill replace the traditional corned beef.
Tuna Steaks with Olive Sauce
My Tuna Steaks with Olive Sauce take me to the Mediterranean without a passport or plane ticket. A bit of fresh rosemary and minced garlic add extra flavor.
Turkey, Roasted Red Pepper and Brie Panini
A panini is a grilled sandwich that can be prepared in a panini press, countertop grill, grill pan or even a heavy skillet. Some people think the best part of a panini is the perfectly toasted bread; others prefer the warm filling and perfectly melted cheese. This sandwich delivers both.
Turkish Chicken Kebabs
Most Mediterranean cuisines feature a version of grilled, skewered meat and vegetables such as these Turkish chicken kebabs. Just before serving, they are garnished with ground sumac.
Tuscan Baked Catfish
Classic Tuscan flavors infuse this simple yet elegant dish. It comes together quickly with readily available ingredients making it a perfect choice for weeknight entertaining.
Tuscan-Grilled Veal Chops
One bite and it’s easy to see why this Tuscan style of showcasing flavor by simple preparation is so revered.
Tuscan-Style Grilled Ahi on Rosemary Skewers
Tuscan cuisine relies heavily on combining fresh, pristine ingredients and cooking them simply to showcase their flavors.
Ultimate Holiday Turkey
More and more good cooks are discovering that the secret to moist, delectable turkey is brining. Brining adds both flavor and crucial moisture to the bird before it is roasted.
Veal Marsala
In its simplest form, this flash-in-the-pan classic combines sauteed veal scaloppine with a quick sauce of reduced Marsala wine.
Veal Scaloppine Marsala
This Veal Scaloppine Marsala is a classic dish whose flavors never fail to please.
Vietnamese Baguette Sandwiches
Americans are enamored with sandwiches, from Po Boys in Louisiana to Cheese Steaks in Philadelphia. But many would be surprised that there’s an Asian culture that loves a sandwich as much as we do–Vietnam.
Viking Rotisserie Turkey with Gravy
Oven-roasted, smoked and fried – there are multitudes of ways I’ve experimented with cooking the holiday turkey. But my family’s favorite way to enjoy the ubiquitous bird is rotisserie-turned on our Viking Outdoor Grill.
Wild Mushroom Baked Pasta
An assortment of wild mushrooms is the star of this creamy, cheesy, baked pasta.
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