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Cheese, Charcuterie, and Crudités Board Inspiration


The Original French Fries, Fry Board [recipe]
Ultimate Game Day Board [recipe]
Green Goddess Crudites Board with Green Goddess Dip [recipe]
Ultimate Halloween Cheese Board [recipe]
Latkes, Smoked Salmon and Caviar Board for Hannukah [recipe]
Red and Green Holiday Cheese Board [recipe]
EPIC Mediterranean Mezze Board [recipe]
Classic Smoked Salmon Platter [recipe]

Cheese and Charcuterie Board Accompaniments

How to Make Candied Citrus for Cheeseboards and Snacking [recipe]
How to Make Dehydrated Citrus Crisps for Cheese Boards [recipe]
Homemade Flatbread Crackers [recipe]
Pinot Prune Jam [recipe]
Visual Guide to Cheese Board Accompaniments [guide]
How to Prep Each Vegetable for a Crudites Board [detailed guide]

Salad Recipes

Main Dish Salads

All-Time Favorite Antipasto Chopped Salad [recipe]
Antipasto Chopped Salad Board with Creamy Red Wine Vinaigrette [recipe]
Cobb Salads – I am OBSESSED with Cobb Salad, and will try to Cobb-ify anything.
Classic Cobb Salad [recipe]
Corn on the Cobb Salad [recipe]
Grilled Avocado, Lobster, and Corn on the Cobb Salad Board with Green Goddess Dressing [recipe]
Salmon Cobb Salad [recipe]
Tropical Cobb Salad with Ginger Lime Vinaigrette [recipe]
Watermelon Cobb Salad [recipe]
Niçoise Salads – I am ALSO OBSESSED with Niçoise Salad, and will try to Niçoise-ify anything, even if it’s not fish
Roasted Salmon Niçoise Party Salad Board {recipe}
Classic Tuna Niçoise Salad
Chicken Salads – I am not that obsessed with Chicken Salads, except for Chinese Chicken because I love those horrible canned mandarin oranges
Chinese Chicken Salad
Roast Chicken Salad with Green Goddess

Green/Vegetable Salads

Arugula Radicchio and Fig Salad with Humboldt Fog Prosciutto and Pistachios
Persimmon Caprese Salad with Pomegranate [recipe]
Avocado Citrus Salad with Pistachios and Feta [recipe]
Avocado Citrus Greens Salad with Toasted Walnuts and Citrus Vinaigrette
Baby Spinach Salad
Caesar Salad with Grilled Romaine Lettuce
Fall Farmers’ Market Salad with Maple Citrus Vinaigrette [recipe]
Classic Caprese Salad
Fresh Fig and Blackberry Salad
Greek Salad
Greek Salad with a Butter Knife
My Favorite Vegetable Chopped Salad
Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Pecorino and Capers
Tofu Salad

Side Dish Salads

Mediterranean Penna Pasta Salad
Roasted Garlic and Red Potato Salad, as inspired by Dean & Deluca
Christina’s Potato Salad

Grains (Quinoa, Rice, and More)

Brown Rice, Flaxseed, and Chia Seed Savory Porridge [recipe]
Coconut Quinoa Pudding with Raspberries and Toasted Coconut [recipe]
Garlic Ginger Fried Rice [recipe]
Herbed Brown Rice [recipe]
Korean Rice Dumpling Soup / Dduk Mahn-doo Gook [recipe]
Quinoa with Chickpeas, Parsley, Almonds and Tahini Lemon Vinaigrette [recipe]
Quinoa Chickpeas Tomatoes with Salsa Verde [recipe]
Quinoa Salad with Roasted Mushrooms [recipe]
Red Quinoa with Beets, Radicchio, Radish, and Red Onions [recipe]
Roasted Corn, Avocado, and Radish Quinoa [recipe]

Soup Recipes

Roast Turkey Stock, Slow Cooker and Stove Top [recipe]
Beef Barley Soup
Butternut Squash Black Bean Chili [recipe]
Carrot Ginger Soup
Cauliflower and Garlic Soup
Perfect Tomato Soup from Marcus Wareing
Riesling Onion Soup Recipe
Texas Chili [recipe]

Noodle Soup Recipes

Ginger Miso Broth with Soba and Shiitake Mushrooms [recipe]
Ginger Scallion Chicken Meatballs and Soba in Miso Broth [recipe]

Appetizers and Small Bites Recipes:

Kimchi Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon
Fava Brean Puree and Feta on Garlic Toasts
Avocado, Mango and Lobster
Avocado, Mango, and Shrimp Ceviche
Baba Ghanouj
Bacon-wrapped Dates
Basil Pesto and Pesto-topped Toasts
Croquetas de Salmón
Fig, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto Wontons
Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)
Garlic French Fries with Spicy Marinara Sauce
Oven-Fried Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Yogurt and Caviar [recipe]
Patatas Bravas
Roasted Artichokes with Parmesan
Roasted Curried Cauliflower
Spinach and Feta Phyllo Triangles
Stovetop Stuffing
Zucchini Cakes with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Pasta Recipes: Because This is a House of Carbs

Butternut Squash Carbonara Pasta with Shiitake Bacon and Sage [recipe]
Grilled Chicken Pesto Pasta
Meaty Cheesy Casserole
Pappardelle with Brussels Sprouts, Pancetta, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan
Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes, Pea Pods, and Mozzarella
Ricotta Gnocchi
Ricotta Green Onion Gnocchi
Spinach and Artichoke Ravioli

Sandwiches, Toasts, and Tacos

Sqirl’s Avocado Toast with Pickled Carrots, Garlic Cream, and Spice [recipe]
Cranberry Brie and White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sandwich [recipe]
Dodger Dogs with Farmers Market Fresh Toppings [recipe]
Epic French Bread Pizza [recipe]
Butternut Squash Ricotta Toast [recipe]

Rainbow Leftover Thanksgiving Vege Stacked Sandwich [recipe]
Rainbow Vege Stacked Sandwich [recipe]
Green Goddess Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Green Goddess Bagel Sandwich with Kale Pesto
Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese Sandwich

TWO INGREDIENT Yogurt Skillet Flatbread [recipe]


Breakfast Nachos with Hash Browns [recipe]
Pancake Breakfast Nachos [recipe]
Chicken Skin Nachos [recipe]
NFL Nachos

Ultimate Rainbow Nachos [recipe]
Super Bowl Pita-chos

Condiments, Dressings, and Sauces

Anchovy Lemon Vinaigrette [recipe]

Beetziki [recipe]
Fish Sauce Vinaigrette [recipe]
Ginger Miso Vinaigrette [recipe]
Green Goddess Herb Pesto

Hot Chili Honey [recipe]
Kale Pesto
Parsley Vinaigrette [recipe]
Pickled Carrots and Daikon Radish [recipe]
Pickled Onions [recipe]
Pinot Prune Jam for Cheeseboards and More [recipe]
Pomegranate Salsa [recipe]
Jonathan Waxman’s Salsa Verde [recipe]
Claude Monet’s Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Spread [recipe]
Govind Armstrong’s Spiced Pickled Onions recipe
Tahini Lemon Vinaigrette [recipe]
Tzatziki, the only recipe you’ll ever need [recipe]
Watermelon Vinaigrette [recipe]
Whipped Feta [recipe]

“Main Dish” Recipes

Roast Chicken Recipes

Sunday Night Roast Chicken
Lyonnaise Banyuls Vinegar Roasted Chicken, inspired by April Bloomfield
Roast Chicken with Italian Salsa Verde, inspired by Jonathan Waxman
Roast Chicken with Two Lemons, inspired by Marcella Hazan
Recipe Coming Soon:
Simple Roast Chicken, inspired by Chef Thomas Keller’s Mon Poulet Roti
Zuni Café Roast Chicken with Bread Salad, inspired by Chef Judy Rogers
Roast Chicken with Jerusalem Artichokes and Lemon, Yotam Otoolenghi
Engagement Chicken Recipe, inspired by Cosmopolitan Magazine
Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
End-All Be-All Roast Chicken Recipe and How-to

Braised Chicken Recipes

Coq au Vin recipe | Red-Wine Braised Chicken inspired by Julia Child
Coq au Vin Rosé recipe
Coq au Vin Rosé recipe from Barbara Lynch | Rosé-Wine Braised Chicken
Dak-Jjim recipe | Korean Sweet Soy-Braised Chicken
Chicken Cacciatore | Italian Tomato and Red Wine Braised Chicken
Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs with Cannellini Beans and Greens
Chicken Pot Pie with Lattice Puff Pastry Crust
Ginger Scallion Chicken Meatballs in Ginger Miso Broth
Recipe Coming Soon:
Braised Chicken with Lemon Olives and Fennel inspired by Chef Thomas Keller
Braised Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Cardamom Rice, Yotam Ottolenghi

Other Chicken Recipes

Ginger Chicken Meatballs in Broth
Chicken Pot Pie with Puff Pastry Crust
Chicken Skin Nachos
How to Make Oven-Fried Chicken Skin
California Pizza Kitchen’s BBQ Chicken Pizza
Lemon Caper Chicken
Five-Spice Braised Duck Leg, inspired by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten

Roast Beef Recipes

Blowtorch Bone-In Prime Rib Roast Recipe, inspired by Chef Thomas Keller

Braised Beef Recipes

Galbi Jjim | Korean Soy Braised Shortribs
Barolo-Braised Shortribs
Pulled Braised Shortribs Grilled Cheese Sandwich inspired by Chef Govind Armstrong
All-American Beef Stew
Estofado Catalan | Spanish Beef Stew
Recipe Coming Soon:
Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe | French Classic Burgundy Wine-Braised Beef, inspired by Julia Child
Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe | French Classic Burgundy Wine-Braised Beef, Amanda Hesser’s variation

Other Beef Recipes

Beef Pot Pie
Bulgogi Recipe | Korean Soy Marinated Grilled Sliced Ribeye
Bulgogi Burger
Coming Soon:
Galbi Recipe | Korean Soy Marinated Grilled Short-Ribs

Pork Main Dishes

Bourbon Maple Glazed Ham

Fish and Seafood Recipes

California Roll Bowl with Crab [recipe]
Californiçoise Salad Board with Roasted Salmon and Avocado [recipe]
Classic Cioppino [recipe]
Citrus-Roasted Whole Salmon with Herbs [recipe]
Classic Smoked Salmon Platter [how-to]
Ginger Scallion Steamed Whole Snapper [recipe]
Four-Ingredient Miso-Marinated Seabass [recipe]
Jambalaya [recipe]
Salmon and Smoked Salmon Cobb Salad [recipe]
Salmon Cobb Salad Board [recipe]
Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict [recipe]
Salmon Croquettes / Croquetas de Salmón [recipe]
Salmon-wrapped Asparagus [recipe]
Salt-Baked Whole Fish [recipe]
Smoked Salmon in Buckewheat Crepes [recipe]
Smoked Whitefish and Nori Paté [recipe]

Vegetarian Main Dish Recipes

Green Shakshuka [recipe]
Feta Cheese Souffle with Walnuts, Dates, and Spicy Greens
Greek Feast

Korean Recipes

Dduk Gook (Korean Rice Cake Soup)
Jaht Jook (Pine Nut Porridge)
Suh-lung-tahng (Beef Noodle Soup)
Yook Gae Jahng (Spicy Beef and Green Onion Soup)
Bi-bim-bahp (Mixed Vegetable and Rice Bowl)
Brown Rice Bi Bim Bahp
Café-style Kimchee Doo-boo
Sahm-gyae-tahng (Korean Young Chicken Soup)
Kimchee Bok-keum Bahp (Kimchee Fried Rice)
Dduk Bok-ki (Spicy Rice Cake Stir-fry)
Ggori Gom-tahng (Oxtail Soup)
Café-style Omo Rice
Mee-yuk Gook (Seaweed Soup – sadly, the name makes it sound disgusting, but it’s so delish)
Kimchee Jji-gae
Dahk Jjim – Korean Chicken Stew
Dduk Mahn-doo Gook (Rice cake and Dumpling Soup, traditionally served on New Year’s Day)
Mahn-doo (Deep-fried wontons)
Dahk Bulgogi (Chicken Bulgogi)
Paht Bing Soo (Korean Shaved Ice and Fruit Dessert)
Galbee/Kalbi Jjim (Sweet Soy Braised Beef Short Ribs)
Naeng Myun recipe (Chilled Buckwheat Soba Noodles in Soup)

Jewish Recipes

Latkes for Hanukkah
Market Basket Matzo Brei
Matzo Ball Soup

Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Egg Recipes

Eggs Benedict with Avocado Hollandaise [recipe]
Kimchi Deviled Eggs with Crispy Bacon
Brussels Sprouts Hash with Shiitake Bacon and Sunny Eggs [recipe]
Creamy Spinach, Olive, and Sun-dried Tomato Quiche in a Cheddar Crust
Eggs Florentine [recipe]
Greek Omelette
Italian Scramble on Grilled Focaccia
Perfect Hard-boiled Eggs
Smoked Salmon Benedict
Southern Fried Eggs Benny
Tortilla Espanola (Spanish Omelette with Potatoes and Onions)

Pancakes, Waffles (I’ve never made a waffle in my life except in a toaster, but in case I ever do, I am prepared), and French Toast

Banana Whole Wheat Pancakes
Chocolate Pancakes a la Mode with Warm Cherry Sauce and Hot Fudge
Eggnog French Toast (how confusing! is it “Eggs” or “French Toast?!?!”
Oatmeal Raisin Pancakes
Pumpkin Pancakes
Strawberries and Cream Stuffed French Toast

Other Breakfast Recipes

How to Cook Bacon into Wavy Strips
A bowl of allergy relief. I mean Oatmeal
Cherry Pomegranate Smoothie
Homemade Egg McSarah
Pumpkin Scones with Dried Cranberries
Simple Stuffed Bagel
Classic Smoked Salmon Platter


Cake Recipes

Persimmon Upside-Down Cake [recipe]
Pumpkin Spice Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Salted Caramel
Devil’s Food Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting from Sweet Melissa {recipe}
The Last Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe You’ll Ever Use {recipe}
Red Velvet Cake from the Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook {recipe}
Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake {recipe}
Meyer Lemon, Thyme, Olive Oil Cake {recipe}
Rosemary Olive Oil Cake inspired by Mario Batali {recipe}
Semi-homemade Strawberry Birthday Cake {no recipe}
Spongebob Squarepants Birthday Cake {no recipe}

Cupcakes Recipes: Fewer Calories than Cakes, Unless You Eat Four in One Sitting

Dark Chocolate Babycakes with Crunchy Peanut Butter Frosting and Chocolate Drizzle {recipe links}
Dis-coco Coconut Cupcakes
Espresso Mocha Babycakes with Vanilla Cream Frosting
Chocolate Groom’s (Cup) Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Chocolate Satin Frosting {recipe}
Red Velvet Babycakes with Cream Cheese Icing from Paula Deen {recipe}
Strawberries and Cream Babycakes
Tres Leches Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting {recipe}
Teeny Tiny Cupcakes for a Baby Shower {cake baking resource directory, LA}

Muffins: Because Really, Muffins are Just Naked Cupcakes

Bacon Cheddar Savory Muffins from Huckleberry {recipe}
Blueberry Muffins from 2500 Recipes
Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins
Pumpkin Muffins with Buttermilk
Strawberry Muffins with Crumb Topping {recipe}
Whole Grain Raisin Nut Muffins

Loaf Cakes and Quick Breads

Banana Breads

Basic Banana Bread {recipe}

Best of the Best Banana Bread [recipe]
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread {recipe}

Quick Breads

Simple Strawberry Bread {recipe}
Strawberry Buttermilk Banana Bread {recipe}
Cranberry Sour Cream Bread {recipe}
Buttermilk Pumpkin Bread {recipe}
Guinness Gingerbread {recipe}

Cookies and Brownies Recipes

Three Day Chocolate Chip Cookies [recipe]
Chocolate Drizzled Peanut Butter Cookies
Cranberry White Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Chewy Crispy Coconut Cookies
Kahlua Fudge Cheesecake Brownie
Mini Snickers Brownies
Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
Peanut Butter Cream Brownies
Some Ridiculous Cookies I made for Valentine’s *gag* Day
Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies
White Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Pies and Tarts (and since we’re getting all technical, cheesecakes are really just cream cheese tarts)

Fresh Fig and Honey Mascarpone Tart in Basil Pine Nut Crust
Ginger Graham Cracker Crumb Crusted Lemon Tart
Irish Cream & Coffee Cheesecake
Lemon Souffle Cheesecake
Lime Cheesecake Mini-tart
Plum Tart with Oatmeal Cookie Crust
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin Pie
White Chocolate Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Strawberries

Other Desserts Recipes

Pistachio Sea Salted Dark Chocolate Bark
Pistachio Matcha Marble Dark Chocolate Bark
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Sandwich with Lattice Pie Crust Cookies [recipe]
Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Pavlova with Ice Cream and Strawberries
Buckeyes (Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls)
Crêpes with Summer Berries and Cream
Espresso Mocha Soufflé with a Shot of Chocolate Crème Anglaise
Fig, Peach and Ricotta Eggrolls with Honey Ancho Dipping Sauce
Fresh Fig Ice Cream
Gingerbread Ice Cream Sundae with Rum-Molasses Pineapple Sauce and Candied Ginger
Lemon Ginger Ice in Sugared Lemon Cups
Trio of Lime Panna Cottas
Vanilla Ice Cream

Japanese Recipes

California Boll
Curried Tofu Salad Sandwich (this is so not Japanese but it doesn’t fit anywhere else)
Edamame Hummus
Ginger Tamari Roasted Tofu [recipe]
Green Tea Risotto with Sauteed Mushrooms and Pan-Seared Tofu
Instant Ramen – not cooking!
Sesame Seared Tofu with Spicy Braised Baby Bok Choy
Spinach, Mushroom and Chicken Curry
Tofu Cutlet with Spinach and Mushroom Curry
Vegetable Maki

Asian Recipes

Bo Bun (Vietnamese)

Holiday Recipes

Bacon-wrapped Green Beans
Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Christmas Ham
Cranberry Bread Pudding
Cranberry Sauce
Easter Brunch
Herb Roasted Turkey that became Turkey Jack Quesadillas and Turkey Eggs Benedict

Vegetables and Side Dishes: I Don’t Get this Category, but oh well

Roasted Butternut Squash with Whipped Feta and Pomegranate Salsa [recipe]Pan Roasted Miso Brussels Sprouts and Shiitake Mushrooms

Shaved and Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Roasted Pear [recipe]
Sweet Corn Souffle
Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Salsa Verde and Hot Chili Honey [recipe]
Oven-fried Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Yogurt and Caviar [recipe]
Triple Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Whipped Feta, Pomegranate Salsa, and Walnuts [recipe]

Drinks Recipes: Sometimes You Need a Little Buzz

Wine and Cocktails Recipes
Almond Joy Martini
Ginger Vanilla Cake-tails (with Miniature Truffle Brownie Bites on the Side)
Mojitos, Blended
Red Wine Sangria that will send you to AA
Sparkling Ginger Melon Sangria
Stoli and Sobe Lean
Juice Recipes
Carrot Tangerine Ginger Juice
Ultimate Green Juice
Watermelon Agua Fresca [recipe]
Smoothie and Smoothie Bowl Recipes
Black- and Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie
Cherry Pomegranate Smoothie
Strawberry Peach Smoothie
Coffee Drinks Recipes
What NOT to do to your Coffee

So there you go. This Delicious Life isn’t always just about drinking and dining out and drinking (yes, I said “drinking” twice), strutting about town in a figure-friendly wrap dress and leg-lengthening 4″ stilettos. Sometimes I strut about the kitchen in a frilly little apron.

And 4″ stilettos.

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