Monday, May 21, 2018

From the West!

Eric Ripert has traveled throughout the western portions of the world. This week let's make any of his recipes from Europe, Australia, the Americas, Mexico, Puerto Rico, or really anywhere else you fancy...

   
Make and post your From the West recipe by Sunday, May 27th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed our
From the Sea! theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.

 

Monday, May 14, 2018

From The Sea!

Eric Ripert is known for remarkable dishes using fresh fish and seafood. Join us as we create recipes using ingredients...From The Sea!

Make and post your Eric Ripert dish From The Sea by Sunday, May 20th!

Please link up by leaving a thumbnail image below, and remember to leave a comment, so that we don't miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Monthly Ingredient Challenge: Garlic last week, please click on the link to see what we shared!






Monday, May 7, 2018

Monthly Featured Dish/Ingredient: Garlic

Oh, Garlic! You make food taste so good! Thats why our challenge this month is making delicious garlic-filled dishes from our IHCC chefs. 


Grab your cookbooks, or search online, and chose from any of our past or present IHCC chef(s) until you find a recipe that features or includes garlic! (See the IHCC Chefs list on the sidebar.) Also, feel free to share any of your past favorite IHCC garlic recipes within your post!
   
Make and post your Garlic recipe by Sunday, May 13th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our
From the East theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.

Monday, April 30, 2018

From The East!



Make any dish inspired by Eric Ripert's travels in Asia and join us as we feast on food...

From The East!

Make and post your Eric Ripert dish From The East by Sunday, May 6th !

Please link up by leaving a thumbnail image below, and remember to leave a comment, so that we don't miss out on your dish!
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our April Potluck last week, please click on the link to see what we shared!

*photo credit: www.aveceric.com

Monday, April 23, 2018

April IHCC Potluck!


It's time for a little potluck! Make ANY recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Eric Ripert) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:

Nigella Lawson  
   Mark Bittman    
Giada de Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone   

Heidi Swanson
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Ina Garten  
Make and post your April IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, April 29th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our theme From the Mediterranean theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.



Monday, April 16, 2018

From The Mediterranean


The food From The Mediterranean is some of the most popular in the world!

 Mediterranean cuisine encompasses many countries: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Monaco, Montenegro, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey so there are lots of possibilities! 

The food From The Mediterranean consists of ingredients like olive oil, fresh fruits and vegetables, protein-rich legumes, fish, seafood, whole grains, and let's not forget the wine!

Make and post your dish From The Mediterranean recipe by Sunday, April 22nd and link a picture up below. Please remember to link a thumbnail image below and leave a comment after so that we don't miss out on your dish!

  New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back to you.


 If you missed out on our Monthly Challenge: Healthy and Delicious last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.


*photo credit: aveceric.com

   
   


Monday, April 9, 2018

Monthly Featured Dish/Ingredient Challenge: Healthy Meets Delicious!

It's easy to eat healthier when you make a dish with healthy ingredients that still tastes delicious. That's our challenge this month--make any recipe from our current or any past IHCC chefs where Healthy Meets Delicious!



Grab your cookbooks, or search online, and chose from any of our past or present IHCC chef(s) until you find a healthy recipe that catches your eye! (See the IHCC Chefs list on the sidebar.) Also, feel free to share any of your past favorite IHCC recipes where healthy meets delicious within your post!
   
Make and post your Healthy Meets Delicious recipe by Sunday, April 15th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our
Santé Eric Ripert! theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.


Monday, April 2, 2018

Santé Eric Ripert!

Let's all say...

Santé Eric Ripert!

  
It's time to welcome our new chef, Eric Ripert, to I Heart Cooking Clubs. We will be cooking with Chef Eric through September 30th, so let's welcome him with a toast and a recipe!

Make any Eric Ripert recipe to welcome him to IHCC and post your Santé Eric Ripert! recipe by Sunday, April 8th and link a picture up below.
 

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our Goodbye Ina/March Potluck theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.
 



Monday, March 26, 2018

March IHCC Potluck and Goodbye Ina!


It's time for a special potluck! This week we are saying Goodbye Ina by making ANY Ina recipe or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:


Nigella Lawson  
   Mark Bittman    
Giada de Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone  
Heidi Swanson
Hugh Fearnley-Whiitingstall
 
Make and post your March IHCC Potluck and Goodbye Ina recipe by Sunday, April 1st and link a picture up below. Also feel free to share all your Ina Garten favorites from the past six months!

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our theme Ina In Italy last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.


Thank you Ina for a great six months!


Monday, March 19, 2018

Ina in Italy!

Ina has many fantastic Italian recipes so let's go to Italy this week!


Make and post your Ina in Italy! recipe by Sunday, March 25th and link a picture up below.
 

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our Monthly Ingredient Challenge: Greens! theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.
 



Monday, March 12, 2018

Monthly Featured Ingredient: Greens!



This week we are celebrating GREENS in all their various forms {lettuces, spinach, chard, kale, collards, turnip, dandelion, or anything green and leafy}.


Make any dish using any kind of Greens from any of our past, or present, IHCC chefs!

Grab your cookbooks, or search online, and chose from any of our past or present IHCC chef(s) until you find a Greens dish that speaks to you! Make any Greens dish from any of our past, or present, IHCC Chefs! (See the IHCC Chefs list on the sidebar.) Also, feel free to share any of your favorite IHCC recipes containing greens within your post!
   
Make and post your Greens recipe by Sunday, March 18th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our Breakfast Buffet theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.



Monday, March 5, 2018

Breakfast Buffet!

Wake Up!  It's time for a delicious...

Breakfast Buffet!


Collage photos from TheBarefootContessa.com & FoodNetwork.com

Who doesn't love a breakfast buffet?! Cook up any Ina Garten dish you'd like to see waiting for you at a breakfast or brunch.  

Make and post your Breakfast Buffet recipe by Sunday, March 11th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our February Potluck theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.
 


Monday, February 26, 2018

February 2018 IHCC Potluck! (And Our New Chef Voting Poll is Open!)



It's time for a little potluck! Make ANY recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Ina Garten) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:

Nigella Lawson  
   Mark Bittman    
Giada de Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone  
Heidi Swanson
Hugh Fearnley-Whiitingstall
 
Make and post your February IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, March 4th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our theme Ina's Bistro last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.



********SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT********

It's time to vote for our next male chef! Here are our four candidates!
(Click on their names below for their bios/more details!)


Eric Ripert is a French chef, author, TV personality, and restaurateur.  He is the owner of the Three-Michelin-Starred Restaurant, Le Bernadin. Ripert is world-renowned for his modern French cuisine, specializing in seafood.


Bobby has been around since the infancy of the Food Network, over 25 years ago! Bobby is an American chef, restaurateur, author, and TV personality. In his early years, he was well known for his take on barbecue and southwestern cuisine. Nowadays, he cooks up everything from burgers to breakfast to healthy cuisine!


Symon is an American chef hailing from my hometown: Cleveland, Ohio! He currently stars on a  talk show called The Chew, is the author of several cookbooks, and owns several restaurants. In the beginning, Symon's recipes were somewhat meat-centric, but recently he has published several books, and recipes, focusing on quick weeknight meals, as well as vegetables.


Bill is a native of Australia, a self-taught cook, restaurateur, and food writer. Bill's style of cooking is eclectic and simple. He is the author of several cookbooks. He has often been referred to as the Australian version of Jamie Oliver.  He did a ten-part television series on BBC Lifestyle and has written several articles for Lifestyle.

As you can see, we have four great choices! We can't wait to see who you vote for! The voting poll is up now on the top of the right sidebar. 

You can vote until 12:00PM EST Sunday, March 4th. Our new chef will be announced in the next post. We will start cooking with them on April 2, 2018!  

Please vote only once!

Monday, February 19, 2018

Ina's Bistro!

Let's travel to Paris and visit...

Ina's Bistro!


Welcome to Ina's Bistro where she runs Barefoot In Paris and falls in love with all things French. You can enter Ina's Bistro by making any of Ina's many French recipes!  

Make and post your Ina's Bistro recipe by Sunday, February 25th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our Struck By Cupid theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.

 

Monday, February 12, 2018

Struck By Cupid!

Have you been Struck By Cupid?



February 14th is Valentine's Day. In celebration of the holiday, make any Ina Garten recipe that shows your love, and has either you, or your loved one, Struck By Cupid!

Make and post your Struck By Cupid recipe by Sunday, February 18th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish--One Pot Meals! theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.

 

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish: One-Pot Meals!


A sink full of dishes is never fun, so this week we are taking a break from all those dirty dishes and making One-Pot Meals! 

Make any one-pot meal from any of our past, or present, IHCC chefs!

Grab your cookbooks, or search online, and chose from any of our past or present IHCC chef(s) until you find a one-pot meal that speaks to you! Make any one-pot meal from any of our past, or present, IHCC Chefs! (See the IHCC Chefs list on the sidebar.) Also, feel free to share any of your favorite one-pot meals within your post.
   
Make and post your One-Pot Meal recipe by Sunday, February 11th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our How Good Does That Look theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.



*photo credit:www.curitsstone.com

Monday, January 29, 2018

How Good Does That Look?


If you've watched Ina Garten's show on the Food Network, then you've definitely heard her say, "How Good Does That Look?"

Since everything Ina makes looks good, then that makes this week's theme pretty easy! Pick any Ina Garten dish that makes you wanna say "How Good Does That Look?" Make and post your recipe by Sunday, February 4th. Please leave a comment after so we don't miss out on your dish!

Want to know how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our January 2018 Potluck theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.







photo credit: www.barefootcontessa.com

Monday, January 22, 2018

January 2018 IHCC Potluck!



It's time for a little potluck! Make ANY recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Ina Garten) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:


Nigella Lawson  
   Mark Bittman    
Giada de Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone  
Heidi Swanson
Hugh Fearnley-Whiitingstall
 
Make and post your January IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, January 28th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our theme Get Cozy last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.


Monday, January 15, 2018

Get Cozy!


This time of year it's nice to snuggle up on the sofa, GET COZY with something yummy to eat and bingewatch the next Netflix hit!

What kind of dishes help you to GET COZY?
  
Make and post your Get Cozy Ina Garten recipe by Sunday January 14th and link a picture up below.
Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
If you missed out on our Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish: Granola theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.
       
**February's Themes are now up and running on the sidebar.

**Deb may need to take a little break for a few weeks. Update to follow.

**photo credit www.foodnetwork.com 

 

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish: Granola!


Granola is such a versatile and fun ingredient to have on hand! Everyone has their favorite flavors, and add-in's, and everyone loves to enjoy their granola a different way. 

HOW DO YOU LIKE TO ENJOY YOUR GRANOLA?

Grab your cookbooks, or search online, and chose from any of our past or present IHCC chef(s) until you find a granola recipe that speaks to you! (See the IHCC Chefs list on the sidebar.)

Feel free to make any granola you like and feature it any way you like (granola, granola bars, energy bars, energy bites, yogurt parfaits, smoothie bowls, or even in muffins, pancakes, or waffles)  Also feel free to share any of your favorite IHCC granola posts from the past! 

   
Make and post your Granola recipe by Sunday, January 14th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you'd like to see our Lighten It Up theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone shared.

 
   
   

 

*PHOTO CREDITS: WWW.BAREFOOTCONTESSA.COM, WWW.JAMIEOLIVER.COM, WWW.NIGELLA.COM, WWW.TWOPEASANDTHEIRPOD.COM

Monday, January 1, 2018

Lighten It Up!

It's a New Year and it's time to...

Lighten It Up!

Time to take a break from all those indulgent holiday foods and Lighten It Up! Cook up a healthy Ina Garten dish or feel free to lighten up one of her more indulgent recipes.

Make and post your Lighten It Up Ina Garten recipe by Sunday January 7th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our December 2017 Potluck theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.