Garlic Kale Hummus

This Garlic Kale Hummus recipe is excerpted from my e-book “I Can’t Even With Pumpkin Spice: 21 Recipes Celebrating the Real Flavors of Fall.” Order it here!  Hummus is already a pretty perfect food. Chickpeas […]

Homemade chicken noodle soup

Tips for Making Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Every cook should have a basic chicken noodle soup recipe in their collection. Yes, there are dozens of canned varieties lining store shelves but nothing beats the taste and comfort of homemade. I make this […]


Chunky Guacamole

Chunky guacamole is a whole mood, y’all. There’s a time and a place for everything (or so the saying goes). Today is the time and this is the place to celebrate all things guacamole. There […]


How to Make Garlic Paste

To make garlic paste, peel and finely mince 1 or 2 cloves of garlic. Sprinkle the garlic with a big pinch of salt. Turn the blade of your knife on its side and move the […]


French Onion Soup

This is one of the first things I learned to cook in culinary school. It’s a simple, rustic soup full of basic cooking techniques. You’ll practice knife skills by slicing the onions and perfect your […]

Shrimp & Grits with Champagne Cream Sauce

Shrimp & Grits with Champagne Cream Sauce

Watch Chef Danielle share this and the rest of her New  Year’s Eve champagne menu on Let’s Talk Live! Cheesy grits, plump shrimp drizzled with a creamy champagne vanilla sauce combine for a new twist […]

Lemon Chive Compound Butter

How to Make Compound Butter

Compound butter, or beurre composes if you wanna get French about it, is made by mixing flavorings into softened butter. Compound butter can be used to finish dishes — a pat of blue cheese butter […]