Recipes

Recipes
empty nest

Man in the Kitchen: When Your Kids Leave the Nest

A father contemplates his future empty nest and recalls the home-cooked meals that fed his precious boys and fuels their shared memories.
macaroni salad

Ken’s Basic Macaroni Salad Recipe

Here's a simple recipe you can whip up quickly for a barbeque or al fresco dinner party and leave guests asking for more.
Man in the Kitchen

Man in the Kitchen: Feed Your Marriage

Routine is the enemy of romance; fear, the dividing line between meal and feast. The answer is only as limited as your imagination. It’s never too early for that first Pernod. Unpack the groceries. Put on some nice music. And experiment the afternoon away in a cramped kitchen with a sharp knife and a hot stove. The results can be tasty, if not an awful lot more.
Beef Bourguignon

Classic French Beef Bourguignon Recipe

Living in Paris, one of the classic French dishes I have always wanted to master is Beef (Boeuf) Bourguignon. Here's a stovetop adaptation of Julia Child's recipe.
Flourless chocolate cake

Delicious, Gluten-Free, No Fuss Flourless Chocolate Cake

This easy flourless chocolate cake recipe is too good to be true. A French family recipe handed down from generation to generation, the baking for this gluten-free cake requires no preheating of the oven and the dessert is ready in 20-25 minutes!
eggnog recipe

Roula’s Perfect Holiday Eggnog

Serve up holiday cheer in a glass with this delicious eggnog recipe.
fried fish

Man in the Kitchen: Salt and Pepper Fried Fish Recipe

INSPIRELLE's Man in the Kitchen, Ken Carlton, shares his simple to follow recipe for salt and pepper fried fish.
fish

Man in the Kitchen: A Symbol of Peace and Friendship

As I write this with Paris on my mind, I am staring at a view of the San Bernardino Mountains from the desert in eastern California. Christmas lights ring the palm trees on El Paseo. The holidays are in the air. At a time when suspicion reigns supreme I wonder what good tidings could I possibly bring? This of course led me to think about salmon.
bacon green bean bundles

Bacon and Green Bean Bundles in Brown Sugar Glaze

Everyone will love these delicious green bean bundles wrapped in smoky bacon and topped with a buttery brown sugar glaze.
green beans

Noble Green Beans Side Dish

With their beautiful, bright color, green beans, or haricots verts are an ideal side dish for your festive meal.