Cooking with friends and family!

Here are some complete meals for special occasions or holidays!

From the many editions of Beyond The Acorn magazines:

Sunday Brunch Recipe

When Dino Papanicolaou dreamed up the concept for his Westlake Village restaurant, Cut 360, he married a Brazilian churrascaria (steakhouse) with the hearty American appetite for a new and unique culinary adventure. Tableside chef Raymond Curtis Brown brings a skewer...

Family Affair Recipes

When the family sits down to this harvest feast, no one will leave the table wanting. Clockwise, from foreground: pumpkin ravioli, roasted cauliflower, pumpkin harvest lasagna, organic baby lettuce and spinach salad and roasted Brussels sprouts. Photos by...

Chef’s Feast Recipes

The feast began with a charcuterie plate with layers of cheese, prosciutto, salami, cornichons and crostini served with whole-grain mustard and glazed fruit. Grilled Radicchio Pear and Marcona Almond Salad with Citrus Dressing accompanied Roast...

Wellness Kitchen

Paulette Lambert, director of nutrition for the California Health & Longevity Institute (CHLI) in Westlake Village, says that anybody can master the dinnertime blues and create delicious, family-pleasing meals with a repertoire of 10 simple, healthy...

Super Bowl Recipes

Photos by MICHAEL COONS Brian Vandermause donned a chef’s hat in some of the most esteemed New York City hot spots before becoming the executive chef at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center in Thousand Oaks. Makes 18 meatballs 8 oz. smoked provolone...