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Recipes
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.
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.
candied yams

Spiced Candied Maple Yams Recipe

Cinnamon, maple syrup and a blend of aromatic spices make these yams a delicious accompaniment for your holiday meals.
child's sexual identity

Man in the Kitchen: Embracing Your Child’s Sexual Identity

When your child is ready to share with you who they really are, expect the unexpected and the rest will follow.
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.

9 Recipes for the Perfect, Festive, Holiday Dinner

Looking for ideas for a festive, holiday meal for your friends and family? Here are some favorite recipes from two family kitchens an ocean apart, combined to celebrate everyone’s taste buds and traditions!
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?
raised on homemade meatballs

Man in the Kitchen: Meatball Raised and Tested

I wrote a tell-all memoir for an Italian chef in New York who claimed, as his greatest influence, his mother’s recipe for meatballs. In fact, read enough chef memoirs and you’ll learn that EVERY chef worth his salt attributes his success to his mother’s meatballs. That includes me and I’m not even Italian.
Chestnut puree

Madeleine’s Chestnut Puree (Purée de Châtaignes)

Here's a simple recipe for chestnut purée, or purée de châtaignes, to serve as a side dish or use in other recipes.