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Create delicious and easy gourmet recipes at home with Chef Billy Parisi. From classic side dishes to holiday entrées, discover a gourmet recipe today.

Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe with Fresh Strawberries

My wife comes from a long line of sweet tooth fanatics so when I whipped up this Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe with Fresh Strawberries I knew she’d be obsessed.  Making cheese cake in general is actually very easy, it’s suffering through the cooling down process that can be so agonizing.  Of course, there are those super cool down tricks one can do like popping it into the freezer so that one can consume it quicker, but hey this is a chef’s kitchen and I want to show you how to properly make a chocolate cheese cake, so no cheating.  However, I…

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Bao Bun Tacos with Gochujang Chicken Recipe and Banh Mi Slaw

Man I don’t even know where to begin with this Bao Bun Tacos with Gochujang Chicken Recipe and Banh Mi Slaw…  All I can say is wow for each thing, especially the bao buns, where this is the first time I’ve ever made them.  Yes, they are a labor of love, yes they are worth every minute of work, but what I’m wondering is how on earth so many restaurants can serve bao buns so cheap.  I mean with the amount of time it takes to make these things they should be $10 a piece, not $2 or $3 like…

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Fritter Recipe with Quinoa, Chickpeas and Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

I often get stuck in a rut when it comes to serving up quinoa.  More times than not I make a chicken vegetables bowl with, or throw it in a soup.  Don’t get me wrong both methods result in some absolutely delicious recipes, but I was happy when I came up with this Fritter Recipes with Quinoa, Chickpeas and Cucumber Yogurt Sauce, which is a little different than my norm.  Quinoa is just so good for you that I want to cook with it all the time, but again the struggle of moving it around to different recipes can sometimes…

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Ribollita Soup Recipe with Chicken and Kale

RRRRRRibollita, say it with me!!! You have to roll those r’s if you’re going to be making this Tuscan Italian soup sometime in the near future.  I know I say this like all the flippin’ time but honestly this Ribollita soup recipe was one of the better soups I’ve made/had in a minute.  It was hearty, it was tasty, and if I do say so myself it’s pretty dang healthy…  I’m sure though that my version of healthy is different than yours so take it for what it’s worth.  In any event this soup is indigenous to the Tuscany region…

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Lemon Curd Recipe with Almond Crust and Winter Fruit

Always Always Always buy fresh produce in season… Unless of course you have a 4-year old who is screaming bloody murder for watermelon in the month of February.  I love to eat seasonal, but when you’ve got kids, especially younger ones, you can throw that concept right out the window.  However, when I made this Lemon Curd Recipe with Almond Crust and Winter Fruit, I made sure to use fruit that is in peak season during these winter months.  Sure I would have loved to use fresh berries, but honestly fresh berries taste terrible right now.  The long winter season…

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Homemade Pappardelle Pasta with Puttanesca Sauce Recipe

For all the singles searching for love or long time couples out there, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner which means it’s time to put in some work.  Even though it’s just another hallmark holiday filled with cards, roses and chocolates there is nothing more important than the food you will eat, for me anyways.  Nothing says I love you like a homemade meal that requires some work, and nothing is more romantic then spending time eating over a delicious meal with some wine.  Sure, you can go out and buy diamonds and necklaces, but when I see people…

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How to Make Chilaquiles for Breakfast with Chicken and Eggs

I know what you’re thinking… You scrolled to the bottom of this page to check out the recipe and was like, “DANG that’s a lot of ingredients.”  I know, I know already but if you really want to know How to Make Chilaquiles for Breakfast with Chicken and Eggs and do it correctly then this is where it’s at.  To be honest I’ve only had Chilaquiles once and dang was it spicy.  I mean come on bro I’m not trying to shoot out fire from any of my orifices, but this one that I had awhile back put me up…

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Roast Beef Sandwich Recipe with Horseradish Cream

I’m so guilty of always saying that the simpler food is the better, and for the most part I totally agree with my statement… However, when it comes to the art of the sandwich, the more ingredients the merrier, to me anyways.  I’m talking I want an entire garden in between two delicious slices of artisanal bread with some meat.  Turkey sandwiches on some wonder bread with mayo is only cool when you’re in college or the day after Thanksgiving, but when you get to play grown-up you’re going to want a big ol’ fat sammich like this Roasted Beef…

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