Author Archives: Phyllis Quinn

French Beef Stew with Wine for the Slow Cooker

Ask Chef Phyllis: Thinking about a menu for six to seven dinners a week gives me nightmares. Can you help with some recipes for the slow cooker that will satisfy my meat-and-potato family? — Loretta Edmiston, Riesel, Texas Yes! Here’s a French Beef Stew with Wine that feeds 4 to 6 good appetites, freezes well, […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Flourless Cake

Chocolate cake

Ask Chef Phyllis: Valentine’s Day is special to me, but my husband is gluten intolerant. Cakes are so festive—and he loves chocolate. Any suggestions? —Loretta Spano from Port Richey, Florida How romantic to do something special for your husband! This gluten-free Chocolate Flourless Cake will make his day. Ingredients Cake 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips […]

East Coast Chili con Carne and Easy Scallion Corn Bread

Ask Chef Phyllis: I don’t like the kind of chili that restaurants make out West, with pinto beans. I’m looking for a recipe with red kidney beans that my mom used to make on the stovetop. Can you help? —Mike Corbin, Sante Fe, NM Oh, yes, I remember a huge pot of chili con carne […]