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Grilled Artichokes with Curry Aioli

Grilled artichokes are an amazing appetizer, and this version is sure to impress your guests no matter what season you’re in. I like to serve two different dipping sauces with my grilled artichokes in addition to the traditional melted clarified butter. One of my favorite artichoke dipping sauces came from my mother-in-law. This curry aioli …

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Gourmet Chicken and Waffles

In this on-location cooking video, I visit with Executive Chef Greg Stillman to learn how to make chicken and waffles. This is a popular soul food famous in Los Angeles. Stillman is a veteran of California restaurants including French Laundry in Yountville, and Catal and Naples in Downtown Disney. He came up with his version …

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Homemade Hot Chocolate

This homemade hot chocolate mix recipe is a decadent winter drink, especially when dressed up with some whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Did you know that hot chocolate dates back to the Mayan period? In its purest form, it was made with corn meal, chiles and water and was used for sacred ceremonies. This hot …

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Moist Banana Bread

Today I’m going to show you how to make a moist banana bread recipe that is sure to please your entire family! This recipe makes a very moist banana bread, thanks to its secret ingredient — sour cream! You can turn it into a banana nut bread recipe by adding 1 cup of gourmet black …

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Smoky Chicken, Bacon & Corn Chowder

This Smoky Corn Chowder recipe is inspired by one we enjoyed at the Storyteller’s Cafe in Disneyland, a restaurant inside the Grand Californian Hotel that serves up great American comfort food. Smoky, hearty and chock-full of delicious corn, bacon and chicken, it’s the perfect recipe for cool winter evenings. This can be made into a …

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Hot Brown Turkey Sandwich

This Kentucky Hot Brown Turkey Sandwich recipe is a great way to use up your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers. This classic hot brown sandwich, made popular by chef Fred Schmidt at the Louisville Brown Hotel, is a 1920s classic. It’s an open-faced turkey sandwich, topped with Mornay sauce, bacon, tomato and fresh parsley, and then broiled …