9 Patriotic Recipes for the Perfect July 4th Cookout!

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here to say “Happy Birthday, USA!” with 9 perfect July 4th recipes! Get festive with Chef John’s Red, White & Blueberry Grilled Chicken, or grill up an All-American Burger Dog—a hotdog-shaped hamburger that’s a testament to American ingenuity! For dessert, Boozy Strawberry & Blueberry Popsicles are…

Chicken Empanadas – Chicken Hand Pies – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. It’s always a great feeling when a recipe comes out well, but there’s a little extra satisfaction when it’s something that’s usually fried, and we’ve been able to successfully pull it off in the oven. These amazing chicken empanadas are a perfect example. Enjoy! For the fully formatted, printable, written recipe, follow…

8 (and a Half!) Picnic-Perfect Recipes

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 8 (and a half!) recipes that are perfect for any picnic this summer! Start with some Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad, taking what is normally an afterthought and turning it into a dish that’s good enough to enjoy on its own! Chicken Salad Summer…

Grill-Ready Burgers: Beef, Turkey, Veggie & More

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with all the burgers fit for grilling this summer! Start with the Juicy Lucy, a classic beef patty stuffed with melty cheese. Feeling adventurous? Chef John’s Chicken Satay Burger and Turkey Shish Kaburger bring tons of flavor to what are so often just bland…

Make-Ahead Frozen Yogurt Parfaits – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. “Parfait" does mean "perfect" in French, which is fitting, since these frozen yogurt parfaits are perfectly easy, perfectly refreshing, perfectly delicious, and a perfect make-ahead frozen summer treat. Enjoy! For the fully formatted, printable, written recipe, follow this link: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/8395550/make-ahead-frozen-yogurt-parfaits/ To become a Member of Food Wishes, and read Chef John’s in-depth…

5 Great Summer Sides for the Perfect Cookout

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 5 great summer sides for the perfect cookout! Summer is all about the grill, but all that barbecue would be nothing without the right side dish. Chef John shares his method for the Easiest Corn on the Cob Ever, and his Waldorf Salad…

Apple Jack Pulled Pork Buns – Easiest Pulled Pork Ever – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. We’re stewing with apple juice and whiskey to produce one of my favorite versions of pulled pork, ever. I love the traditional, slowly smoked method, but this is much faster, easier, and ensures moist, tender meat every time. Enjoy! For the fully formatted, printable, written recipe, follow this link: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/8392459/apple-jack-pulled-pork-buns/ To become…

Indian Chaat-Inspired Potato Chip Salad – How to Make “Chip Chaat” – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. We’re making “chip chaat!” Chaat is a type of Indian street food that often features crispy fried things topped with all kinds of amazing garnishes, and chutneys, and that’s what inspired this strange, but amazing “salad.” Enjoy! For the fully formatted, printable, written recipe, follow this link: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/8391843/indian-chaat-inspired-potato-chip-salad/ To become a Member…

Chef John’s Best Hot Dogs & Grilled Sausages

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with the best hot dogs and sausages to grill up this summer! Have a classic Coney Island Hot Dog (boiled, not grilled!) with Coney sauce and all the fixin’s, or fire up some Grilled Spiral Cut Sausage that looks just as handsome on a…

6 Satisfying Salads That Won’t Bore You

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 6 satisfying salads that won’t bore you! No, we don’t usually get excited about salad, but these recipes will change your mind! The Big Fat Greek Salad may look simple, but it perfectly marries all the Mediterranean flavors you love. Chef John’s Brutus…

7 Recipes Perfect for Breakfast in Bed

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 7 recipes perfect for breakfast in bed. Mother’s Day is almost here, and like Chef John always says: if you like your mother, take her out to brunch, but if you love your mother, make her quiche! Spoil Mom this year with a…

Pecan Pie Energy Bites – Easy, Vegan, Gluten-Free and Tastes Like Pie! – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. These fast and easy to make vegan treats are gluten free, don’t contain any added sugar, and taste very, very close to actual pecan pie. So, what’s the catch? There isn’t one. Enjoy! For the fully formatted, printable, written recipe, follow this link: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/8381294/pecan-pie-energy-bites/ To become a Member of Food Wishes, and…

Chef John’s 10 Most Popular Asian-Inspired Recipes

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with the top 10 most popular Asian-inspired recipes in Food Wishes history! These Asian-inspired dishes from Chef John are just like your favorite take-out and just as delicious (and fun!) to make at home. From Chinese Barbecue Pork to Korean Bulgogi Beef to Spicy…

13 Mexican-Inspired Recipes for Your Next Fiesta!

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 13 of Chef John’s best Mexican-inspired recipes! Kick off your next fiesta with Shrimp & Jalapeno Nachos, Queso Dip, Salsa Cruda, and Classic Guacamole. Taco Tuesday gets an upgrade with Chef John’s "Plastered" Pork Tacos, Beef Birria Queso Tacos with Consomé, or some…

Bohemian Orange Chicken – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. This amazing chicken recipe is inspired by two great duck recipes – Caraway-crusted Bohemian-style duck, and world-famous duck à l’orange. I’d love to take credit for combine those two influences, but it was actually Andrew Zimmern’s idea, and it works beautifully with the much more affordable chicken. Enjoy! For the fully formatted,…

9 Easy & Delicious Asparagus Recipes

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 9 easy and delicious ways to cook asparagus! Spring is in the air, and the market is overflowing with fresh asparagus. Sure, you can steam it, grill it, roast it, or pan fry it, but Chef John has 9 more new and exciting…

Flash Pizza – Amazing “No-Rise” Pizza Dough in Minutes – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. We’ve reworked the viral “2-ingredient” pizza dough recipe to create a pizza that’s surprisingly close to real thin-crust, but still only takes minutes to make. No yeast, no rise time, no waiting. Enjoy! For the fully formatted, printable, written recipe, follow this link: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/8372366/flash-pizza/ To become a Member of Food Wishes, and…

Polenta Lasagna Loaf – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. I’ve never been a huge fan of polenta. And that’s because as a kid I used to get it slightly undercooked, which gives it a sandy texture, and bitter aftertaste. That’s not an issue here, since we boil and bake, which makes it sweet, soft, and absolutely delicious, especially layered into a…

5 Comforting Pasta Recipes

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 5 comforting pasta recipes perfect for weeknights or special occasions! Chef John shares his recipe for Rigatoni alla Genovese, the best meat sauce you’ve never heard of. Creamy Tomato Tuna Pasta is a modern mashup that tastes just like a tuna melt and…

Fougasse (French-Style Flatbread) – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. I always thought of fougasse as something you looked at, and not actually ate, until I started making them, and I realized they’re every bit as extraordinary as anything else found in a French Bakery. The combination of the thin, chewy, crispy crust, and light, airy crumb inside is beyond additive. Enjoy!…

7 Classic St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 7 classic St. Patrick’s Day recipes for a festive holiday! You’ve had corned beef and cabbage, you’ve had shepherd’s pie, but have you had Corned Beef & Cabbage Shepherd’s Pie? Chef John’s mashup of these two traditional Irish dishes is so delicious you’ll…

How to Make the Best Homemade Pizza

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with everything you need to know to make the best homemade pizza! Start with Chef John’s top-secret Pizza Sauce recipe, some No-Knead Pizza Dough, add your favorite toppings, and you’ll have delicious homemade pizza in no time. Can’t wait for your pizza dough to…

Raspberry White Chocolate Scones – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. Raspberry white chocolate scones don’t sound like something I’d order in a bakery. But if the baker explained that it wasn’t going to be too sweet, and that the raspberries had been freshly dried, and the white chocolate grated and used like butter, then yes, I would order this scone. Enjoy! For…

Three Cheese Broccoli Manicotti with Secret Sausage Sauce – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. Adding a vegetable to a cheesy, stuffed pasta filling is easy. The hard part is deciding how much, which is why I enjoyed these three-cheese broccoli manicotti so much, since I thought they struck the perfect balance. Enjoy! For the fully formatted, printable, written recipe, follow this link: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/8351104/three-cheese-broccoli-manicotti/ To become a…

6 Indulgent Chocolate Recipes Perfect for Valentine’s Day

From Food Wishes. Hello Food Wishers! Chef John’s Corporate Overlords here with 6 indulgent chocolate recipes we know you’ll love! Make The Best Brownies you’ve ever tasted with a crispy, flaky top, chewy edges, and a fudgy center. Learn how to make Chocolate Truffles perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat, or make date night special…

Buffalo Chicken Dutch Babies – Food Wishes

From Food Wishes. I wanted to sneak one more party snack before the Super Bowl, and it doesn’t get any more party snack than buffalo chicken. It also doesn’t get any more tired and cliché, so to make things more interesting, I’m presenting the ubiquitous chicken in a mini Dutch baby delivery system. Enjoy! For…