Serves 6 Most people these days reach for a sports drink or “smart” water after a good workout or an afternoon of yard work. But there was a time when the thirst-quenching beverage of choice


For about 1 cup of dried slices: My favorite way to preserve delicious home grown summer tomatoes is to dry them. They are easy! Eat them as a snack or chop them up and put

Stinging Nettles from Cooking Wild by Chef John Ash

STINGING NETTLES Here is one of my favorite recipes from my new book “Cooking Wild”. It's available now in bookstores and via Amazon. Now is the time to pick nettles or get at your local

Quick holiday appetizers for parties, friends and family

Who needs stress at the holidays. Here are a few quick appetizers you can whip up in a jiffy.

Duck, Duck…Duck! Three Duck Recipes

Cooking duck doesn't have to be difficult. Here are three great recipes from an article I wrote for Fine Cooking Magazine

Mother’s Day 2015 Recipes from John Ash

Flourless Chocolate Souffle is a perfect (and easy) dish for Mother's Day. (Shutterstock) Mom shouldn’t have to cook on her day so here is a pretty simple menu that should please her. Serve

Pineapple and Cola Glazed Ham Recipe

Pineapple and Cola Glazed Ham Recipe Serves 16 or so This is a riff on a recipe my grandmother used to do for Easter and Christmas. Do seek out a good ham that hasn’t been

Broccoli Pesto Recipe

Broccoli Pesto? Here’s an easy to make and really delicious pesto to use with pasta, as a filling for ravioli, to top baked potatoes and a way to sneak in some vegetables for those picky

Steve’s “Uppercrust” Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Fried chicken inspired by Steve's Kentucky upbringing. STEVE’S “UPPERCRUST” SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN RECIPE Serves 4 - 6 This is a recipe from my long-time friend and radio co-host Steve Garner. We’ve been doing

Thanksgiving Roast Turkey Recipe

This is my absolute favorite recipe for a moist, delicious roast turkey. The key is brining and roasting. I think you'll love it too. Roast Turkey From Chef John Ash   Brine 2 cups packed brown