Recipes

Recipes
Lentil stew

Warm Up With a Simple and Hearty Lentil Stew

When it's chilly outside, there's nothing more satisfying and belly-warming than a big bowl of steaming hot stew. Here's my version of a healthy lentil stew, which always leaves my two sons and my husband licking their bowls and asking for more.

Scrumptious Spiced Milk Chocolate and Chestnut Cookies Recipe

Fans of chestnuts and chocolate: get ready to fall in love with these scrumptious soft chestnut cookies filled with a spiced chocolate cream.
man in the kitchen

Man in the Kitchen: A Well-Seasoned Proposal

It is the month of resolutions. If we cannot change the world, what might we do to improve ourselves? I aim to write a few more hours a day because I am at one with unfulfilled dreams. To write is to be hungry and that is a condition The Man in the Kitchen relishes.
Change strengthens

Man in the Kitchen: When Change Strengthens You for a New Year

After a plumbing disaster forces his family to move, our Man in the Kitchen reflects on the ways change strengthens you for a New Year to come.
eggnog recipe

Roula’s Perfect Holiday Eggnog

Serve up holiday cheer in a glass with this delicious eggnog recipe.
Ken Carlton in kitchen.

Man in the Kitchen: The Joy of Cooking (alone)

Man in the Kitchen Ken Carlton finds precious solace cooking alone while his busy wife works and the kids lead their independent lives.
Ken Carlton: Man in the kitchen

Man in the Kitchen: Insights On the Evolving Role of Men

Ever wonder what some men think about marriage, family and shopping for groceries and cooking? Meet Ken Carlton. He's INSPIRELLE's "Man in the Kitchen" sharing his personal insights and recipes in a monthly column for our section “Guy Talk”.
French cookie recipe

Recipe: Sweeten Valentine’s Day with a French Cookie

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, make the day special with these delicious heart-shaped treats adapted from a classic French cookie recipe.
foie gras

Alexis’ Fabulous Homemade Foie Gras à L’Armagnac

This traditional French recipe for foie gras with Armagnac is surprisingly simple to make, yet so delicious it's developed a reputation as being the best in the world.
parallel lives

Man in the Kitchen: Can Parallel Lives Run on the Same Track?

How do two people living under one marriage make emotional ends meet when their careers operate on such separate tracks? And, does whipping up a decent risotto equal support?