Apple-Gruyère French Toast With Red Onion

Baked Eggs with Bacon and Spinach

Breakfast Polenta with Chorizo

Brown Sugar Bacon Oatmeal

Cornmeal Waffles and Fried Eggs

Crispy Yeasted Waffles with Cocoa Whipped Cream

Date Bars

Espresso Banana Muffins

Mini Oatmeal Pancakes

Olive Oil Granola with Coconut and Cherries

Peach and Sour Cream Pancakes

Pulled Pork and Pancakes with Bourbon Syrup

Quinoa Pancakes

Roasted Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt, Honey, and Mint

Scrambled Eggs

Swiss Chard Quiche


Adobo-Smothered Chicken Wings

Avocado Pasta with Scallops

Bay Scallops and Chorizo

Black Pepper Tofu

Blood Orange-Braised Pork Shoulder


Celeriac and Lentils with Hazelnuts and Mint

Cheddar and Jalapeño Polenta

Chicken Dijon

Crispy Tuna Sliders with Poppy Seed Slaw

Easy Broiled Tofu

Fish en Papillote (Fish Baked in Parchment Paper)

Grilled Pineapple-Shrimp Kebabs with Couscous

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Lentils with Kielbasa

Lime-Cilantro Tofu with Roasted Onions and Peppers

Linguine with Squid and White Beans

Maple and Ale Pork Shoulder with Crispy Skin

Mashed Potato and Kale Cakes with Rouille

Moules à la Marinière

Pan-Seared Salmon with Baked Onions

Pistachio Masala Lamb Chops with Cucumber-Mint Raita

Quick Ratatouille with Goat Cheese

Rajas Poblanas Tacos with Homemade Tortillas

Roast Chicken

Savory Onion Pie (with a scone crust!)

Seared Scallops with Peaches and Lardo + How to Sear Scallops

Shrimp Stir Fry with Snow Peas and Bell Pepper

Spanish Chicken with Lemon, Olives, and Onions

Turkey Meatballs

Vaca Frita


Boozy Cherry Brownies

Bourbon Banana Bread

Caramelized Pears with Vanilla Syrup

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt

Cocoa Brownies with Browned Butter

Dark Chocolate, Date and Sesame Ice Pops

Date Bars

Fig and Walnut Biscotti

Mango Ice Pops

No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Roasted Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt, Honey, and Mint

Silky Chocolate Pudding

Smitten Kitchen’s Best Birthday Cake

Strawberries with Chamomile Whipped Cream



Blackberry and Meyer Lemon Gin and Tonic

Chamomile-Banana Smoothie

Dark and Stormy


Gin-Basil Smash

Gin-Thyme Lemonade

Kumquat Margaritas

Lemon-Basil Fizz


Maple-Jalapeño Bourbon Cocktail

Strawberry Muddle

Toasted Walnut and Banana Smoothie

Vanilla Old Fashioned

Westy 12, the Best Beer in the World

Whiskey Smash

Sides/Snacks and Spreads

Avocado Fries

Black Mission Fig Jam

Braised Radishes with Shallots and Bacon

Broiled Feta with Honey

Cheese Twists

Corn Fritters

Dirty Potatoes

Fragrant Herb Salt

Fried Baby Artichokes with Creamy Aioli

Gianduja (Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread aka Homemade Nutella)

Goat Cheese, Roasted Grape, and Walnut Bruschette

Herb Roasted Delicata Squash with Pomegranate

Mashed Potatoes and Celery Root with Parsley

Mushroom and Herb Polenta

Parmesan-Rosemary Crackers

Peas and Pea Shoots with Green Onions and Mint

Peas with Prosciutto and Onions

Pico de Gallo

Pickled Red Onions

Quick Onion Jam

Roasted (Baby) Roots with Sherry-Shallot Vinaigrette

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Cabbage and Nuts

Roasted Eggplant with Buttermilk Sauce

Roasted Figs with Goat Cheese, Thyme, and Honey

Roasted Garlic Butter

Spiced Feta in Olive Oil

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice Popcorn

Tomatoes à la Provençale


Corn and Avocado Salad

Kale and Mango Salad

Potato Salad with Herbs and Bacon Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Cabbage and Nuts

Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

Spicy Squash and Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese

Spicy Tuna Pasta Salad with Chopped Vegetables

Winter Panzanella


Butternut Squash Soup with Apple Cider and Vanilla

Chunky Tomato Soup with Gremolata and Croutons

Cream of Celery Soup

French Onion Soup

French White Bean and Ham Stew

Roasted Corn Soup

Spanish Pea Soup with Crispy Ham


Chocolate Panini with Brie

Coffee Bacon Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese with Poached Pear

Grilled Tofu Sandwiches with Bacon and Avocado

Spicy Tuna Melt with Caramelized Onions

Tomato Tartine



Celery Bread

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread

Tartine Bread, a Love/Hate Relationship




Northern California