Entertaining, Holidays & Special Occasions

Fettuccine with Asparagus and Shrimp
Nothing beats the taste of fresh spring asparagus! More »
Asparagus with Parmesan and Toasted Almonds
Seeking a deliciously easy side-dish? How about fresh asparagus tossed with crunchy almonds and melting Parmesan ~ it's every bit as pleasing as a buttery Hollandaise. More »
Israeli Couscous Summer Chopped Salad (Rice Cooker)
Chef Katie Chin says: "This is one of my standard recipes for summer night picnics at the Hollywood Bowl. It is easy to make, store and serve, and gets a standing ovation every time. It pairs well with poached salmon and your family and friends will love it!" More »
Vegetarian Vietnamese Fresh Rolls
This is almost a two‑for-one recipe — the fresh rolls are wonderful all on their own but the leftover marinade creates the perfect dipping sauce. The perfect recipe for a snack or appetizer! More »
Cold Green Asparagus Soup
Eating better certainly doesn't mean eating boring! Kick back on a warm spring day with this deliciously satisfying vegetarian recipe. It's easy and has the ultimate 'wow' factor! More »
Roasted Asparagus Salad with Arugula and Hazelnuts (diabetes-friendly)
Roasting the asparagus gives it an altogether different flavor than steaming, and the roasted hazelnuts are a perfect combination with the peppery arugula. Your guests will love it! More »
Asparagus Swiss Quiche (diabetes-friendly)
Eliminating the crust typical of quiche reduces both carbs and fat in this recipe, without losing the gooey goodness. More »
Ginger Salmon Hand Rolls (gluten-free, dairy-free)
Hand rolls are an easy entry into the world of sushi. They are healthy and light, with endless variations to keep snack and meal-time fun! More »
Garden Paella (Casserole)
This delicious rice dish is not only pretty, but nutritiously chock-full of vegetables and other good things! It's ideal for spring. More »
Chinese Cooking Tips
Stephen Wong and Bill Jones, through their books and other writings, have championed a fusion style of cooking. Their book, 125 Best Chinese Recipes, is filled with imaginative and creative recipes that reflect honest cooking — simple, quick, healthy and easy to prepare. Their mouth-watering... More »
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