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A nicely cooked crown roast of pork with rice stuffing in the center.

Crown Roast of Pork

Elegant and visually appealing, this classic recipe is packed with flavor... certainly a must try!

Steamed mussels in a bowl along with a lemon wedge and a slice of bread.

Moules Marinière

Elegant and quick & easy to make, this classic recipe is so tasty and can ...

Three stuffed clams with a lemon wedge on a plate.

Clams Casino

Perfect to serve for any occasion, these little guys will surely please everyone!

A slice of bread with cheese, mushroom paste and tomato pieces garnished with chives.

Duxelles Bruschetta

This tasty new twist on an old favorite is so delicious! This recipe is elegant, ...

A coffee topped with whipped cream and cherry.

Spanish Coffee

This is such a nice digestif to have after your meal! It's the perfect hot ...

Cooked orzo pasta in a bowl.

Orzo alla Milanese

This is a flavorful change from traditional risotto! Deliciously creamy, it's a great side dish ...

A lobster sauce in a pastry shell.

Lobster Newberg

This scrumptious recipe is so elegant to serve and easy to make. Bring this 5 ...

A couple beef rouladen on a plate with mashed potatoes and red cabbage.

Beef Rouladen

This traditional German dish is so tasty! Moist, tender and flavorful, this recipe is a ...

A couple short ribs on a bed of mashed potatoes.

Braised Beef Short Ribs with Sherry & Shiitake

Moist, juicy, tender and incredibly delicious... perfect dish to serve anytime!

Scrambled eggs on English muffins garnished with chives and raspberries.

Creamy French Eggs

Moist, rich and decadent, this is a delicious way to enjoy French-style scrambled eggs!

A steak topped with a brown sauce on a plate along with green beans and small potatoes.

Steak Diane

This is such a classy dish! With a rich, creamy and flavorful sauce, it's a ...

Mussels served on a white plate.

Mussels in Curry Sauce

This is certainly different and has a great combination of ingredients that compliments the delicate ...

Three souffles in cocottes.

Apple Cheese Soufflés

If you've never had one before, you'll be pleasantly surprised… they're absolutely heavenly!

A cannoli dusted with icing sugar served on a white plate.


This incredible Sicilian pastry is so scrumptious! It a great dessert that everyone will enjoy ...

A salad with pieces of bacon and topped with a poached egg with two crostini behind.

Salade Lyonnaise ~ Lyonnaise Salad

This salad is deliciously different from others. The warm bacon-shallot dressing gives its unique taste ...

Three crusted lamb chops on a white plate with mashed potatoes and green beans.

Rack of Lamb with Herbes de Provence

This dish is flavorful and very elegant! The presentation is beautiful and the taste is ...

Slices of hearts of palm with a dressing on a bed of lettuce with a couple cherry tomatoes

Hearts of Palm Salad

Very light and fresh, this Hearts of Palm Salad is a tasty appetizer that can ...

A roasted dish on a serving plate surrounded with orange slices sitting on a bed of lettuce.

Roast Duck with Marmalade Glaze

With a beautiful combination of ingredients, this dish is perfect to serve for any occasion, ...

A slice of pecan pie topped with chocolate on a blue & white plate.

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Pecan pie on its own is great but when you add these two extra ingredients, ...

A coquille St Jacques placed on a blue plate with a glass of white wine in the background.

Coquilles St Jacques

These Coquilles St Jacques dish are so elegant and classy! With the scallops incorporated in ...

Three rolls of cucumber on a serving plate.

Asian Cucumber Salmon Rolls

Extremely quick and easy to make, these delicious rolls are great hors d'oeuvre to serve ...

A chicken dish with mushrooms and onions in a brown sauce.

Coq au Vin

This classic Coq au Vin is full of many great flavors! It's definitely a wonderful ...

Two eggs benedict on a white plate with slices of kiwi fruit and couple strawberries.


Easy to make, this Eggs Benedict dish is so elegant to serve! Either during the ...