Gayle Van Wely Author

A Recipe for Bourbon Marinated Wagyu Steak That’s Actually Healthy

Craving red meat? Treat yourself with this Bourbon caper marinated Wagu NY strip on white asparagus, shallot garlic jam and Worcestershire gastrique....

Healthy Mackerel and Melon

Mackerel was never one of my go-to fish when ordering out unless I was dining at a high end sushi bar, but a few years ago I decided to entertain a few guests with this light...

Pistachio and Chive Crusted Lamb Chops

If you’re celebrating the season with a dinner party, consider this protein-rich, pistachio crusted lamb with green peas of our Petit Pois à la Francais. Pistachios have been...

Healthy Hawaiian Style Seared Tuna

What could be more inviting than a beautifully prepared wedge of tuna? Try two takes on this delicious fish — pairing a raw Hawaiian preparation (poke) with a classic: seared...

Black Bass with Bacon Dashi Recipe

It’s an age-old dilemma: serve your valentine a dish as rich as romance, or something to avoid feeling stuffed after dinner? Find balance in this Black Bass with Bacon Dashi,...

Reimagining the Holiday Bird

You’ve torn through turkeys, churned out chickens and maybe even gone for a goose. But when it comes to serving up a bird for the holidays, it might be time to think bigger:...

Flavor and Healthy Eating in a Single Dish? That's Omega Tartare

A dish needn’t be unhealthy to be indulgent. case in point: a dish That comes to mind when I think of “Indulgence” is tartare – that wonderfully tantalizing combination of...

The Art of Plating: A Feast for the Eyes

It’s been said that we first eat with our eyes; so foodies have long appreciated the value of proper presentation to the success of a dish....

Hop On These Veggie Boats for Perfect Summer Fare

What better way to welcome summer than a cookout?...

RECIPE: More Angelic Devilled Eggs

Easter tends to bring an onslaught of eggs, one of those hotly-debated foods that seem good for you one minute, bad for you the next....

How to Make Spaghetti Without Spaghetti

Good health begins in the kitchen — often by finding healthier ways to satisfy our less healthy cravings....