New York Women's Culinary Alliance

Member Recipes

Wise (& Cheesy) Owl

Owls are nocturnal animals, meaning they come out only at night. The same rules do not apply to owl-shaped cheese balls; this guy makes a fitting afternoon party snack.

Scallop Ceviche in Citrus Marinade

Blueberry Pancake Smoothie

This pretty purple slurp is a quick and healthy alternative to a stack of blueberry pancakes.

Three Bean Salad with Dill

This is a great make-ahead party dish – the flavor improves as the vinaigrette soaks in and it’s equally delicious served chilled or at room temperature.

Rhubarb and Raspberry Crumb Bars

These sweet and tart jam bars are perfect for the start of spring.

Avocado Ice Cream Parfaits

This recipe is one I developed for my friend’s food blog, foodandthings.com.

Spring Succotash

This is a fresh, bright spring or summer salad that can be served warm or at room temperature.

Peanut and Tomato Pesto

Use tomato pesto as you would traditional pesto

Baby Spinach Salad with Chickpeas, Roasted Nuts, Blueberries, and Crumbled Blue Cheese

This simple salad has it all – salty cheese, sweet berries, crunchy nuts, and soft greens!

Vegetable Paella with Red Peppers, Artichokes, Cannellini Beans, Smoked Paprika, Saffron, and Crispy Tofu

This one pan dish of rice, veggies, and protein is a well-balanced meal that a whole family will enjoy — and what’s more is it’s completely vegetarian!

Farmers Market Gazpacho

This brightly flavored and super easy gazpacho is a fabulous way to use up farmers market produce.

Ginger Bay Scallops with Lemon Butter

Peconic Bay Scallops are such a treasure on the North Fork

Butternut Squash with Bacon and Brown Sugar

I learned how to make this dish from my Chinese-American friend, Onke Wilde.

Coconut Rice and Beans

Every August -- at least for the last 35 years, my husband and I hold our "Out-in-the-Country" party.

Savory Squash Medley

The "Best Presentation" winner from the Fall Potluck

Potato, Apple, and Onion Galette

The “Best Taste” winner from the Fall Potluck

Slow Roasted Cherry Tomato, Cheese, and Herb Polenta Bites

The "Best Use of Theme" winner from the Fall Potluck

Cajeta (Goats' Milk Caramel)

"Everyone loves Dulce de Leche; I think Cajeta is even better!"

Greek Mac and Cheese

Our 2013 Spring Potluck Winner for Best Theme and Overall Best Dish!

Cold Green Tea Buckwheat Noodles with Seasonal Vegetables, Shiso, Egg Thread, and Lemon Dressing

Our 2013 Spring Potluck Winner for Best Presentation!

Novello Deli Pickles

Our 2013 Spring Potluck Winner for Best Taste!

Colossal Shrimp

The editors at Fine Cooking asked me to create this recipe for their broiler story.

Wheat and Oat Scones with Cranberries

I favor a moderately moist scone in a wedge shape, which is what this recipe delivers.

Brownie Latte Cheesecake

Cheesecake brownies have long been a hit on the bake sale circuit.

Risotto with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Smoked Mozzarella

This 15 minute pressure-cooker risotto has become one of my standard company dishes.

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Mango and Red Onion

Here’s a perfect salad to kick off the new year.

White Chocolate Key Lime Bars

Ginger and lime are both strong flavors, but they marry perfectly, particularly in this variation of Key Lime Pie.

Irish Soda Bread

Enjoying traditional St. Patrick’s Day fare was how my husband and I liked to celebrate our anniversary.

Fettuccine with Smoked Salmon and Peas

When it’s just the two of you, make the evening special by whipping up this luxurious winter pasta dish—perfect for a romantic Valentine’s supper.

Spring Pea and Feta Dip

I made this sprightly dip for the spring NYWCA Potluck, which featured recipes that help you clean out your pantry.

Celery Root Soup

This simple, satisfying soup was inspired by a late-afternoon lunch last winter at Northern Spy Food Company in the East Village.

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