The host prepares casual and formal meals. Included: pan-seared catfish with roasted-red-pepper lime sauce and toasted sunflower seeds; a catfish sandwich with seared tomatoes and herbed mayo; Asian broccoli slaw; pork chops with orange-soy glaze and udon noodles.
Using garden-fresh vegetables, herbs and spices in a meal. Recipes include roasted-asparagus soup with sun-dried tomatoes and Parmesan croutons; peppercorn brisket; beef soft tacos with garlic-avocado cream and roasted-asparagus salsa.
International flavors inspire a meal. Dishes include quesadillas with lime sour cream and pureed mango dip; salsa rice with black beans and corn; chicken sandwiches with Brie, apple and Dijon-balsamic reduction; grilled chicken with jalapeños and caramelized onions.
Flavorful chicken and fish recipes are made. Included: beer-battered tilapia with chile-orange sauce; chicken in a Parmesan-chive cream sauce; penne with chicken, wild mushrooms and peas; a madras cocktail.
Three flavorful dinner ideas are featured. Included: herb-roasted turkey tenderloin with mango, lime and ginger dressing; Thai turkey and rice; grilled tuna with hot pineapple-papaya salsa; PB&J-swirled ice cream with vanilla cookies.
Featuring three recipes where playing with your food is encouraged. Included: Buffalo-chicken calzones with blue-cheese dip; Parmesan-panko chicken with wasabi-tomato sauce; grilled flank steak with bacon-balsamic glaze.
Included: cheese tortellini with porcini-pecorino sauce; flank steak with Merlot mushrooms over toasted polenta; steak sandwiches with honey-garlic mayonnaise and seared red onions; endive salad with candied pecans.