Introductionp. 6
Techniquesp. 8
Breakfasts and Brunchesp. 20
Mushroom omelet with ciabattap. 22
Mexican omeletp. 23
Zucchini and prosciutto frittatap. 24
Chicken crêpes florentinep. 25
Kedgereep. 26
Strata with cheese and pestop. 28
Croque señorp. 30
Eggs Benedictp. 31
Soups, Salads, and Appetizersp. 32
French onion soupp. 34
Vegetable minestronep. 36
Tomato soupp. 37
Clam chowderp. 38
Butternut squash soupp. 40
Chicken noodle soupp. 42
Avocado caprese saladp. 44
Salade niçoisep. 46
Spinach and bacon saladp. 48
Waldorf Saladp. 49
Caesar saladp. 50
Crunchy Asian saladp. 52
Potato saladp. 53
Greek saladp. 54
Spicy chicken wingsp. 55
Spiced meatballsp. 56
Nachos grandep. 58
Hummusp. 60
Shrimp saladp. 62
Sun-dried tomato crostinip. 63
Pizza tartletsp. 64
Main Dishesp. 66
Provencal-style roast chickenp. 68
Chicken cacciatorep. 70
Chicken pot piep. 72
Tex-Mex chickenp. 73
Coqauvinp. 74
Jerk chickenp. 76
Thai chicken with water chestnutsp. 77
Fragrant chicken curry with almondsp. 78
Sweet and sour chickenp. 80
Chicken with sage and orangep. 82
Chicken cordon bleup. 84
Turkey schnitzelp. 85
Turkey and lemon stir-fryp. 86
Turkey molep. 88
Asian duck with gingerp. 89
Duck breasts with red wine saucep. 90
Beef pot roast with winter vegetablesp. 92
Boeuf Bourguignonp. 94
Teriyaki beefp. 96
Steak Dianep. 98
Fajitasp. 99
Beef Stroganoffp. 100
Hungarian goulashp. 102
Thai red beef curryp. 104
Meat loafp. 106
Lamb chops with mint glazep. 107
Veal schnitzelp. 108
Pork chops with stuffing no Pork tenderloin with chile and coconutp. 112
Pork chops with mixed peppercornsp. 114
Sweet and sour Chinese spareribsp. 116
Shrimp tacosp. 117
Jumbo shrimp with tarragon saucep. 118
Scallops with spicy cashew saucep. 119
Mussel gratinp. 120
Spicy clams with cilantro pestop. 122
Broiled trout with cucumber and dillp. 124
Tuna with fennel and tomato relishp. 126
Tuna steaks with orange relishp. 128
Herb roasted salmonp. 129
Mushroom-stuffed sole filletsp. 130
Best-ever fried fishp. 132
Cajun-spiced red snapperp. 134
Sea bass with lemon butter saucep. 136
Pad Thai with shrimpp. 138
Shrimp tagliatellep. 140
Pasta shells with scallopsp. 141
Penne with spinach and Stiltonp. 142
Fettucine primaverap. 144
Tuna and fennel pasta bakep. 146
Spaghetti alla carbonarap. 148
Ricotta and spinach raviolip. 149
Pasta spirals with herbed meatballsp. 150
Cannelloni with ricotta and spinachp. 152
Classic lasagnap. 154
Jalapeno deep-dish pizzap. 156
Calzonep. 158
Vegetarian stacked enchiladasp. 159
Mixed bean bakep. 160
Mushroom Stroganoffp. 162
Eggplant parmigianap. 163
Italian stuffed zucchinip. 164
Polenta with grilled vegetablesp. 165
Spinach gnocchi with tomato saucep. 166
Couscous with roasted bell peppersp. 168
Spiced eggplant with filo crustp. 170
Veggie burgersp. 172
Falafel with sesame yogurt saucep. 174
Peking tofu with plum saucep. 175
Red lentil and coconut curryp. 176
Sidesp. 178
Boston baked beansp. 180
Spiced yamsp. 181
Cauliflower and broccoli with cheesep. 182
Creamed spinachp. 184
Aromatic Brussels sproutsp. 185
Glazed carrots and turnipsp. 186
Summer peas and beansp. 188
Roasted fennel and sweet potato gratinp. 190
Asparagus with Parmesanp. 192
Herbed roasted tomatoesp. 193
Ratatouillep. 194
Three-cheese macaronip. 195
Persian pilafp. 196
Risi e bisip. 198
Potatoes lyonnaisep. 200
Steak friesp. 201
Potatoes au gratinp. 202
Breads and Baked Goodsp. 204
Farmhouse loafp. 206
Dinner rollsp. 208
Cheese and herb breadp. 210
Potato breadp. 211
Focacciap. 212
Croissantsp. 214
Cinnamon rollsp. 216
Whole wheat drop sconesp. 217
Irish soda breadp. 218
Chelsea bunsp. 220
Bath bunsp. 222
Dessertsp. 224
Apple Brown Bettyp. 226
Cherries jubileep. 228
Tiramisup. 229
Chocolate chip cheesecakep. 230
Chocolate and brandy moussep. 232
Orange panna cotta with soaked orangesp. 234
Quick vanilla ice creamp. 236
Peach Melbap. 238
Chocolate cakep. 239
Sorbet selectionp. 240
Crepe Suzettep. 242
Fruit frittersp. 244
Baked applesp. 245
Poached pears with blackberry saucep. 246
Lemon cheesecake on a ginger crustp. 248
Baked apple dumplingsp. 250
Rum and raisin ice creamp. 251
Indexp. 252
Acknowledgmentsp. 256