Spaghetti Pesto Recipe

Spaghetti Pesto

In this recipe video, I show you how to make spaghetti pesto - one of my favorite, simple pasta dishes. There's no cooking for the pesto sauce, so you can have it done is just about the time it takes to boil the spaghetti. And in addition to tasting delicious, spaghetti pesto, with it's...
Dave Beaulieu July 10th, 2011 Pasta
Basil Pesto with Almonds Recipe

Basil Pesto with Almonds

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a basil pesto with almonds. Why almonds? Well to tell you the truth, I got home ready to make my pesto, and discovered I didn't have pine nuts, the more traditional ingredient. But, true to the point of this site, not having an ingredient is no...
Chicken Pesto Pizza Recipe

Chicken Pesto Pizza

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Homemade Chicken Pesto Pizza. I love making homemade pizzas because they provide such a great opportunity to be creative. You can pretty much do any topping you like, and if you've got different preferences among family can either...
Dave Beaulieu July 5th, 2011 Dairy
Mango Salsa Recipe

Mango Salsa

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a very simple, but very delicious fresh mango salsa. Mango is one of my favorite fruits on it's own, but I also like to prepare it this way for use as a "sauce" with fish, chicken, pork and even red meat. And course, it's also great...
Tarragon Butter Recipe

Tarragon Butter

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a simple tarragon butter. The technique is called a compound butter, or sometimes a maitre 'd butter. I think they used to be more common than they are now, but there's really no good reason that they should have faded from use. Yes butter...
Asparagus and Potato Soup Recipe

Asparagus and Potato Soup

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a simple, but delicious, asparagus and potato soup. I love making soups, and I love making healthy soups that taste great. Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables and when it's in season, I try to make it as often as I can; soup is a great...
Dave Beaulieu June 27th, 2011 Potatoes
Smashed Potato Recipe

Smashed Potatoes

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a simple, yet delicious "smashed" potato dish. I love potatoes in all shapes and sizes, and this dish, which is really a "half mashed with a bunch of other great tasting bits thrown in" is no exception. Start off with just about any...
Pear Gorgonzola & Walnut Salad Recipe

Pear Gorgonzola and Walnut Salad

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Pear, Gorgonzola, and Walnut salad (and there’s a bit of bacon in there too). I have to admit that I don’t eat as many fruits and vegetables as I should. And while salad is a great way to get healthy foods, the standard green salad gets a bit boring...
Blue Cheese Mac 'n Cheese Recipe

Blue Cheese Mac 'n Cheese

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Blue Cheese Mac 'n Cheese; garnished with freshly diced apple. While I've been pairing blue cheese and apples together for years, I got this dish from a restaurant called Solstice in San Francisco. They paired those two great flavors in one...
Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup

In this recipe video, I make a simple asparagus soup. Once the things I love about cooking this soup is that it only takes about 30 minutes to make. The other thing I like, is that while being super delicious, it is also super nutritious. I make a few batches every spring when asparagus is in...
Mashed Potatoes with Blue Cheese Recipe

Mashed Potatoes with Blue Cheese

In this recipe video, I make mashed potatoes with blue cheese. While mashed potatoes is very simple side dish, a good version, is also very awesome. The texture and flavor, enhanced with butter, milk, salt and pepper are the definition of “yummy”. Potatoes are also a great canvas for many other...
Pastisio Recipe


In this recipe video, I make my childhood favorite – Greek Pastisio. While some native Greeks may kill me for saying so, I think of this dish as a Greek version of lasagna. It is essentially a casserole dish, layered with pasta, a meat sauce, and béchamel. And while those components do take some...

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