Entertaining, Holidays & Special Occasions

Chinese Baby Back Ribs
A popular specialty of Chinese restaurants, these delicious little ribs are great on their own or as part of an Asian-inspired long weekend spread that could include Southeast Asian Dumplings or Grilled Japanese Eggplant. More »
Mama's Italian Cheeseburgers
If burgers are starting to become mundane, put some excitement in those patties. Instead of cheese on top of the burger, put shredded cheese right in the ground meat mixture for moist burgers with a twist. Mama would be pleased. More »
Red Snapper & Vegetables
When you cold-smoke snapper and vegetables, the food stays its natural fresh color while still taking on the smoky flavor. More »
Thin Wheat Noodles Stir-Fried with Mixed Peppers, Soya and Ginger
This is a simple and satisfying vegetarian combination of sweet peppers and Asian spices. Try adding a small handful of your favorite herbs along with the soya sauce and serve with extra soya and some hot sauce at the table. More »
Szechuan Beef with Broccoli
Here’s a delicious way to use leftover rare beef. More »
Coconut-Braised Baby Bok Choy (gluten-free)
Staggeringly simple, and versatile enough to go with a broad range of dishes, this flavorful, vibrant side is destined to become one of your go-to side dishes. More »
Southeast Asian–Style Grilled Shrimp (gluten-free friendly)
This is a sort-of satay, but author Judith Finlayson prefers to use large shrimp and grill them individually rather than skewer them. These make a lovely addition to any party. More »
Baked Goat Cheese with Herbed Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Perfect for a casual get-togethers, buffests, holidays dinners, or a New Year's Eve celebration! Serve with crackers or baguette slices, or as a dip with fresh veggies. More »
Tuna Tapenade
Known as Provençal caviar, tapenade is a flavorful mixture of capers, olives and anchovies, among other ingredients. Here, the addition of tuna lightens up the result. Serve this at your New Year's party with carrot or celery sticks, sliced cucumber, crackers or crostini. It also makes a delicious... More »
Corn and Three-Bean Salad (vegan)
Perfect for busy weeknights and entertaining! More »
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