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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Alison:

Now You Can Make Gjelina Restuarant's Famous Mushroom and Goat Cheese Pizza at Home

This gourmet-style mushroom and goat cheese pizza from the cookbook Gjelina: Cooking From Venice, California is inspired by a popular pie served at Gjelina, a restaurant in Venice, Calif. → Read More

Tia Mowry's Breakfast Pizza Is Piled High With Bacon, Eggs, Potatoes and Parsley

Tia Mowry’s Breakfast Pizza recipe from her new cookbook, The Quick Fix Kitchen, is piled high with lots of indulgent toppings. → Read More

Celebrate Any Special Occasion With Trisha Yearwood’s Cute (and Easily Modifiable) Camo Cake

Trisha Yearwood says you change up the colors to suit any occasion: “It’s beautiful in pretty pastels for a child’s birthday party. Rename it Unicorn Cake and call it a day!” → Read More

Antoni Porowski's Pork Chop, Radicchio and Apple Salad With Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe

Pork Chop, Radicchio and Apple Salad With Dijon Vinaigrette is from the new cookbook 'Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner' by Antoni Porowski (the food guy on Netflix’s 'Queer Eye'). → Read More

Watch: Check Out This Exclusive Preview of Tomorrow Night’s Episode of Top Chef Amateurs

Check out an exclusive preview of the 'Making Ends Meat' episode of 'Top Chef Amateurs' in which contestants have to butcher a side of beef to carve the steaks for their challenge. → Read More

Try This No-Bake Chocolate Caramel Crunch Rocky Road Delight From Nadiya Hussain!

The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain says, “There are very few rules where rocky road is concerned, but it must be chewy, crunchy, gooey and, of course, contain lots of chocolate.” → Read More

Welcome to Tokyo! Serve This Japanese Chicken on a Stick at Your Olympics Watch Party

These easy grilled skewers of Yakitori chicken are a delicious way to celebrate the Olympic Games, which kick off in Tokyo July 23. Serve them with Japanese beer, such as Sapporo or Asahi. Japanese-style 7-Inch Paddle Skewers ($8 for 100, ) are flat so the meat doesn’t spin when you turn it on the grillRelated: [...] → Read More

Top Chef Alum Gregory Gourdet’s Pretty Tomato Salad Will Perk Up Your Picnics

Roasted cherry tomatoes, from Top Chef alum Gregory Gordet’s new cookbook, Everyone’s Table concentrates the goodness of farm fresh tomatoes times 10. → Read More

A Summertime Spin! Al Roker's New Orleans-Style Shrimp Moves a Classic Dish To the Grill

In this Creole recipe, Al Roker gives a dish traditionally done in a skillet on the stovetop a summertime spin by marinating shell-on shrimp in the rich, buttery sauce before placing it directly on the grill. → Read More

Your Cheese Board Needs This Pan-Fried Feta With Lemon-Honey Dressing!

This combo of salty feta, sweet roasted grapes and a drizzle of lemon and honey will be the stars of your next cheese board. The recipe is from 'The Secret Ingredient Cookbook' by Kelly Senyei, which features all kinds of creative twists on familiar fare. → Read More

Jeff Mauro's Pancetta and Parm Popcorn Recipe Is Perfect for Movie Night

This fancy savory-sweet popcorn recipe is from the new cookbook, Come on Over, by Food Network chef Jeff Mauro. → Read More

Craving Chocolate? Nigella Lawson’s Sweet and Salty Cookies for One Will Hit the Spot

Nigella Lawson says this cooke recipe for one “answers my every requirement: deeply chocolatey, sweet but not too sweet, and sprinkled with flaky sea salt.” → Read More

Pepper Teigen's Family Broccoli and Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

Pepper Teigen says she named this dish is named for her granddaughter, Luna, who shares a love of broccoli with her famous dad, singer-songwriter John Legend. → Read More

Pepper Teigen Talks Comfort Foods, Coming to America and the Recipe She Got from Daughter, Chrissy Teigen

Pepper Teigen opens up about her new book, The Pepper Thai Cookbook, that features Thai dishes she grew up with, personal stories, kitchen tips and her thoughts on passing down her favorite flavors. → Read More

Roasted Carrots and Red Leaf Lettuce Salad With Ranch Dressing from Katie Lee Biegel

Roasted Carrots and Red Leaf Lettuce Salad With Ranch Dressing, from the new cookbook, It’s Not Complicated, by Katie Lee Biegel, is a delicious way to welcome spring. → Read More

Kick Dinner Up a Notch With Giada De Laurentiis' Penne With Spicy Calabrian Shrimp

Nightshades, including peppers and tomatoes, have been linked to inflammation, and Giada De Laurentiis has found she feels better if she goes easy on them. In this recipe, from her cookbook , a modest amount of Calabrian chile paste and chopped sun-dried tomatoes deliver bold, zesty flavor. “I use Calabrian chile paste the way other [...] → Read More

Protect Your Peepers With This Eye-Popping Cheater Chicken Caesar Salad

Colorful, crunchy and quick to make, this Cheater Chicken Caesar Salad is full of ingredients that are good for you, especially for your hardworking eyes. → Read More

This West African Stew Warms Up the Chilliest Night

Sweet potatoes and dark red kidney beans combine for a healthier take on a classic African peanut stew in Michael Greger, M.D.'s West African Red Bean and Sweet Potato Stew. → Read More

This Sweet Yuletide Treat From Christina Tosi Is Perfect for a Cinnamon-Loving Santa

From 'Milk Bar Kids Only' by celeb pastry chef and former MasterChef Junior judge Christina Tosi, this recipe for Cinnamon-Bun Quick Bread spins the beloved flavors of cinnamon buns into one clever quick bread. → Read More

Santa Baby Cocktail — Pomegranate, Chambord and Champagne Christmas Cocktail

From Very Merry Cocktails by Jessica Strand, pomegranate, Chambord and Champagne make this fruity cocktail a treat for the holidays. → Read More