One of the most popular pasta dishes at the Mediterranean-inspired Alma Nove at the Hingham Shipyard.
Arturo's is one of Phantom's favorite Italian restaurants and this is the recipe for their famous tomato sauce.
Tiramisu is the ultimate Italian dessert, and this is one of best the recipes Phantom has found.
Is this an appetizer, dessert, or outrageous “dinner”?
What’s better than a burger? A burger that has a crisp, cheesy crust!
The smell of warm apples and cinnamon improves any day. These personal-size apple pie turnovers are happiness on a baking tray.
Serve these to your friends the next time you watch a big game, and they will steal the attention away from the action onscreen.
Spicy chocolate flavors add delicious richness to this steak.
A quick no-bake version of rich dessert-style ricotta pie. Make this the day before and let the fridge do the rest.
A rich, chunky, decadent chowder. Serve visitors to Boston with this delicacy and they’ll never want to leave.
The grilled steak and peppers adds a whole new layer of flavor to these tasty sandwiches.
Juicy, crunchy grilled chicken loaded with exotic spices, and cooled by a mild yogurt dip. Great for entertaining, and fast.
Warm, creamy, rich, and oh so satisfying. This dessert also makes a fantastic breakfast dish. Think of it as French toast for royalty.
Warm, savory, & satisfying.
Fast and gorgeous garlic bread. The cheeses create layers of flavor over the sweet garlic.
These colorful, savory, crunchy egg sandwiches are so good it’s not fair to limit them to the breakfast table.
Crisp crust, melted cheese, and smoky spice all combine in this delicious, fun variation on the Alsatian “Tarte Flambée”, cooked right in your own fireplace!
The only thing better than Buffalo Wings is chicken wings flavored with bourbon. This is a truly intoxicating recipe perfect for any party.
Why have a boring Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich when you can have an exciting Deep Fried PB&J?
Rich, creamy and incredibly filling, Spaghetti Carbonara might be the most decadent Italian dish of all time.
Cookies like these bring out the kid in all of us.
The hot sauce is your throttle – add as much as you like.
A childhood favorite... Super Sized!
This could be the ultimate answer to cold weather. And mulled cider only tastes better the next day.
Spicy-sweet is a palate treat.
Stack these appetizers like Lincoln Logs on a serving plate.
A dark, rich, creamy sweet dessert with a dark beer heart. Serve this to guests and ask them to guess the secret ingredient.
When you make caramel apples, get ready for eager kids standing in line telling you to hurry.
The world famous "Johnny Floggers" are a twist on fried dough. They were served instead of a traditional bread basket at the Enterprise Restaurant in Cornish, Maine (now defunct).
This could be called the perfect side dish.
Crisp fried eggplant, creamy herbed cheese, and savory tomato sauce form a dream combination.
Looks disarmingly like a pepperoni pizza, but with terrific dessert ingredients.
Crispy-sweet onion rings are irresistible to begin with.
This is shrimp cocktail you’ve had before, but with a twist.
Much more entertaining than store bought, and better tasting, too.
Rich and savory, the big challenge here is whether to call a couple of them appetizers, or several of them dinner.
Rich, concentrated fruit flavors and gorgeous texture. There is a good case for this being the best slush on the planet.
These pancake creations will make you a hero to every kid in the house.
Sweet, rich, dense blondies with a dramatic strawberry swirl. Pass the plate again, please.
Fast, easy, and so outrageously delicious that friends (and maybe even enemies) will ask for the recipe.
These savory, chewy masterpieces will earn rave reviews.
A sweet, creamy dessert that’s easy to make and impressive to serve.
Visually appealing, fun to make, quick cooking, and kids love ‘em. What’s not to like?
Kids will love you for serving this. In fact, pretty much everyone will love you for serving this.
Breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? You decide. These are delicious whenever you make them.
This is similar to a Snickers Bar, although of course much better (it’s the dark chocolate).
The problem with fresh baked muffins like these is that it is hard to stop eating them.
It’s not just the colors, this sandwich tower is so insane it will make you stop for a closer look.
These tasty treats are as fun to make as they are to eat.
Mom never made mashed like this!
Pizza for breakfast is something most of us have already enjoyed, but usually by accident because it’s the only thing left in the fridge.
Keep this rich, creamy cheesecake in mind for Thanksgiving.
You will love this bite-sized twist on the Mozzarella Stick.
Sweet, fruity blueberries and savory bacon wrapped up in a buttery scone. Yum.
An old school favorite that never goes out of style.
Crisp bacon and buttery lobster are a dream combination.
Warm apple cinnamon donuts make a person look forward to fall.
You better bring the whole neighborhood if you want to polish this thing off.
This brings bananas to a whole new level.
The full name of these southern Italian delicacies is Zeppole di San Giuseppe (“Saint Joseph’s Fritters”), traditionally served in the old country on Saint Joseph’s day (March 19).
This definitely ain't your grandmother's lasagna.
Grilled corn is a summer classic – and when cooked with your main course, this dish enables the whole meal to come right off one heating surface.
Crisp crust, melted cheese, and spicy barbecue sauce all combine in this delicious, fun dinner dish.
These are delicious: crisp & crunchy on the outside, spicy-juicy on the inside.
When you’re baking these, and warm cinnamon smells fill the kitchen, you’ll suddenly become the most popular person in the house. Maybe the most popular person in the neighborhood...
These little beauties are home cooking at its best!
Health food this isn’t, but for comfort it’s off the scale.
Is it Mac and Cheese, or Steak and Cheese? Yes.
This fun, fast hot sandwich is loaded with prosciutto, tomato & melted cheese.
This version features layers of hamburg, sausage, prosciutto, and loads of cheese.
Outrageously rich, hearty muffins.
Looks and serves like a pie, but it’s actually a deep, cheesy pizza. Be forewarned pizza pie grows to twice its startingheight as it cooks!
This dish turns extra-thick pork chops into an indulgent delicacy.
Adjust the heat by varying the chili powder, hot sauce, and red pepper flakes.
Kettle corn will be gone in about 43 seconds. A clear lid adds to the fun, but this can easily be done by the sound.
These cookies are easy to make, and way out of the ordinary.
These savory, juicy, irresistible mini-burgers will add fun to any gathering.
Gourmet treats can come from unexpected places.
Thanks to Tom Topham, cook for Shift 3 at the Natick Fire Department for the inspiration for this recipe.
How can something so simple taste so good? This is a kid favorite, but don’t leave an adult alone with this cake either.
AKA the "Chow-Ciao-Cini".
Now this is the way to start the day!
Concentrated sweet-spicy cherry flavor with unctuous crisp pork. These are irresistible.
Looks like pie, tastes like lasagna.
Bring the taste of summer right to your back yard!
This is a new trick for an old dog – one that will make you sit up and beg.
Just wait ‘til your kids try these!
How many recipes do you know where the world can sing the ingredients?
How can you improve the classic Meatloaf? First, wrap it in bacon. Then, stuff it with Mac and Cheese.
Everything you like from Thanksgiving, added into a triple club sandwich and served like a layer cake.
A hearty steak fry with a golden core of melted cheese, sort of a potato take on a pig in a blanket.
This is a twist on the classic Crème Brulee. Rich, tasty, and visually appealing.
Outrageously indulgent. Warning to the cook: If you need to save these for longer than 30 seconds, hide them under lock and key, otherwise they will disappear.
Imagine a really thick & chewy chocolate chip cookie sliced into wedges like a pie. Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it?
Thick chewy-crisp chips with a decadent chocolate shell. Is this a snack, a dessert, or part of a meal? You decide!
This mile-high sandwich is the definition of comfort food, with three layers of melted cheese, crisp bacon, and juicy tomato.
Why buy them when you can make ‘em?!
This bright green, rich, flavorful dip uses the microwave to accelerate preparation.
Outrageously rich and deceptively simple. Don’t tell anyone how easy this is to make.
Brickle takes as little as 10 minutes to prepare, and people just rave about the results.
Forget Pigs in a Blanket, how about Hogs in a Quilt?!
The spicy-smoky-sweet taste of this dark, rich chili makes us look forward to cold weather.
Bruschetta (and its close cousin crostini) are Italian in origin.
Hot sweet and tender pork ribs
Lobster and Bacon, deep fried. It's Great!
Curly Corn Dog Fries... Now I've seen everything!
Zippy Chicken Popping with Fun!
A simple home made version of a family favorite.
Cheesy, Easy, Delicious.
Trendy and fun party food, share them by the dozen.
"Tender shrimp and garlic buttery potato"
Velvety inside, crunchy and sweet outside, yum!
Traditional Deli Combination of Hot Pastrami and Cheese made at home!
Golden and luxurious, with tarragon and chive
Homemade caramel and three chocolates make up these snacky wonders.
Pizza dough braided around sausage, prosciutto, mozzarella, fresh tomato and basil. Yum.
Double the cheese... double the crust... double the toppings... double the fun.
It is the Southwestern Burger with the surprise inside…
This is a cookie dessert for two, bring a knife and a fork
Nachos meet Waffle Fries... Waffle Fries, meet Nachos.
Chocolate and Raspberry, two great tastes that taste great together.
Wicked Apple flavor, they are small, eat two.
“The crowd pleaser”
These are the ultimate eye catcher! An excellent addition to your best steak recipe.
Chewy homemade pasta and creamy crab filling combine for an Italian dinner you'll never forget.
A fun and easy Asian appetizer
Get all the flavor of a bacon cheeseburger… with the convenience of a pizza!
A new twist on an old favorite.
This wonderful combination of old time favorites meets a modern Indian wrap.
This is a simple and elegant dessert of a lunch or brunch buffet.
Two great tastes, Peanut Butter and Chocolate.
These flavor-packed potatoes eat like a meal!
This Mexican Beer and Cheese Fondue is perfect for game time… party time… meal time… or anytime!
These “Little oranges” are a fun appetizer, addition to a party, street food.
Hot, sweet, and sexy… Bananas Flambe is one show-stopping dessert.
This new wave rendition will please the “we like it piled high” crowd!
Prepared to conquer your sandwich cravings! A spicy rendition of a French toast favorite.
A sweet treat for hot chocolate or just for popping into your mouth!
Tasty chocolate orbs, for the love of chocolate. Great style with simple to make!
Is it chicken? Is it steak? One thing is for sure... It's delicious!
This homemade ice cream sandwich is no comparison to any store bought variety!
Elegant and delicious, these individual Beef Wellingtons will sure to impress!
If you are looking for some good old fashioned Southern comfort, then look no further!
Not a morning person? These waffles will definitely give you a reason to get up and face the day!
Spicy…hot…and fun to eat! Not for the faint of heart!
A tasty traveling treat…a bumpy ride, but great to eat!
Some of your favorite Italian ingredients and flavors rolled into one lasagna! Say “Mangiamo Italiano”! (Let’s Eat Italian!)
Sweet crepes covered with cherries jubilee – an impressive dish for any occasion!
Rolled in cinnamon sugar, this fried puffed treat only gets better when its dunked in a rich chocolate raspberry sauce! Ole!
Enjoy your favorite muffin flavors of banana and chocolate chips in a pancake! One taste of these sweet sensations and you’ll be back for more!
A cross between a grilled cheese sandwich and a quesadilla, this dish combines great tastes into one simple, filling, and flavorful meal!
This Asian dish is relatively simple using every day ingredients found in your home.
Coconut, chocolate, and nuts… a perfect combination for a chewy treat!
Chocolate and peanut butter – possibly the most delicious combination of ingredients ever!
Not feeling very crabby? Live a little with these Luscious Lobster cakes…good for parties or just for fun!
A touch of the tropics meets spicy chicken. Finger food for festive fun!
It's a bite sized twist on a classic combination: Beer Battered Hot Dog Nuggets.
A favorite barbeque side dish, this cornbread combines the hint of sweetness with the heat of two different peppers…don’t let it fool you, or it will “kick” you if you’re not careful!
Don't knock it 'til you try it! They say anything tastes better when it's been deep fried, and Phantom puts the theory to the test with a mysteriously delicious specialty of the South.
Elvis Presley was on to something when he dubbed the fried peanut butter and banana sandwich as his favorite.
Love the thought of pancakes for brunch but hate having to man the griddle?
Eaten hot or cold, this chicken noodle salad will give you tons of flavor and crunch in one bite.
Rustic Italian flavors marry in this twist on the standard bruschetta.
I'll have an Italian sub to go---This isn't your father's Italian sub! Only the finest Italian meats, cheeses, and a special sauce are required!
Hot, spicy, and simply delicious! You'll be breathing fire when you sink your teeth into this luscious ancho chili rubbed filet mignon.
As the saying goes “a way to one’s heart is through one’s stomach”. And there is no better way to express one’s affection than through these heart-shaped cookies.
Brown sugar adds a hint of sweetness to this snack time creation as popcorn and nuts combine for the ultimate crunchy snack.
Everyone loves cupcakes! And this twist on a New England classic will surely please the cake lover in you!
You'll battle to the end for the first and last bite of these ultimate homemade sea salt crispy potato skins with warm crab and pepper jack fondue.
Chocolate lovers rejoice! This ultimate treat will indulge the chocolate lover as well as anyone who loves a rich, decadent dessert.
These mini burgers are like nothing you’ve tasted before! A blend of pork, beef and fresh herbs, topped with gorgonzola cheese, and crowned with a carmelized onion relish, is finished with a balsamic/pomogranite reduction.
Grilled to perfection, these individual pizzas bring a little taste of Italy to your table!
These are the very best chocolate chip cookies you will ever make. They make spectacular ice cream sandwiches especially with coffee ice cream.
These are rich and dense chocolate brownies. They are quite easy to make and even easier to eat.
These molasses cookies are pure comfort food. They are perfect anytime of year but especially good during the autumn months.
This isn’t your run of the mill grilled cheese sandwich! French and Italian flavors influence this comfort food favorite as a buttery croissant surrounds creamy brie and pungent romano cheeses nestled with tomato and sweet Vidalia onion. Topped with fresh homemade pesto, it’s sure to please the cheese lover in you!
Prepare this casserole the day before, remove it from your refrigerator and let it “un-chill” slightly and then bake it for a explosion of tastes! It will remind you of French toast, a grilled ham and cheese sandwich, a Western omelet and a bread pudding all in one bite. Add crisp bacon, sausage, home fries, fresh fruit and even maple syrup for a "Breakfast Bonanza"!
Many Taco Bell fans find the Tacquito the best item ever made by this chain. They are very hard to find at many local shops in New England. It's a corn tortilla rolled around a ground beef filling and toasted crisp.
So many suburban restaurants serve garlic-mashed potatoes these days. Freshly cooked red skin potatoes with butter, garlic and sweet cream are elevated to new heights with the addition of applewood smoked bacon, crumbled blue cheese cream and chives. It’s a "Standout".
Plain popovers get a face-lift when ingredients are added and paired to make the ultimate taste experience. From a savory cheese and bacon one to a rich chocolate popover filled with a scoop of ice cream and chocolate sauce, these puffed beauties aren't just for roast beef dinners anymore!
A healthy, low fat chili recipe that's packed with flavor.
The South Shore Diet Diva invented this recipe after a recent trip to Arizona to visit her sister.
Sangria is served on picnics and in the afternoon but never at dinner. These recipies are authentic right down to the secret ingredients of Spanish brandy and peaches!
Before your eyes, made to order, in a lava stone pig molcajete! Avacados, tomatoes, sweet onions are mashed and seasoned to taste to form a delicious guacamole.
It's the dish that made New England famous! The perfectly creamy, delicious clam chowder full of fresh sea flavor.
An All-American standard gets an upgrade when a 1/3 pound beef burger with Old Bay seasoning is served with melted Vermont Chedder cheese, Texas BBQ sauce, and sauteed Georgia (Vidalia) onions on a sesame seed bun.
Split jumbo lobster tails simmered in a garlicky, tomato, saffron broth with leeks and fennel. Topped with crouton sticks and rouille.
3000 calories, don’t tell any one! This will surpass any memories you may have of a banana split, this is the “Mother” of them all!
Grilled lambchops like you've never tasted before. These are sweet, juicy, and delicious!
The ultimate sweet and sassy shrimp recipe for the ultimate backyard barbecue. Prepared by Steve Uliss of Firefly's Bar-B-Que
When you want to take a grill session to the next level, this luscious veal chop recipe is sure to impress.
This award-winning recipe combines Phantom's favorite foods: Pizza and Barbecue!
The porterhouse is the king of all steaks, and this recipe provides the perfect flavor for an upscale backyard barbecue.
The only way to make lobster even better is to cook it on the grill! World-champion Pitmaster Steve Uliss has created a luscious lobster dish you need to taste to believe.
Slowed cooked beans in a sweet, smoky, savory sauce made up of bacon, onions, brown sugar, molasses, ketchup, and a pinch of cayenne for a kick!
A humongous 1/2 pound meatball with marinara sauce and Italian parsley.
This spicy fondue recipe has an awesomely cheesey kick. It's the perfect partner of a Bottle of “Riesling.
This recipe is easier... and maybe even tastier than apple pie! Just top it off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and you'll be in Diner Heaven.
The only way you could possibly improve Creme Brulee is to add a little bit of chocolate and macadamia nuts This is the brulee to end all brulees..
This is one wild, wild, western sandwich! It's spicy, it's sweet, it's cheesy, and it's outrageously delicious.
This is a signature appetizer from Boston's Vinalia restaurant. It's an Asian appetizer that let's the true flavor of the tuna shine.
One of the most famous dishes served in a Providence restaurant. This authentic French recipe presents a crepe stuffed with chicken, and you have to taste it to believe it.
There's nothing sweeter than a fresh Nantucket Scallop. This colorful presentation is a seasonal foodie favorite at Meritage in Boston.
There's no better way to toast a new relationship or keep the dinner party going than with this colorful cocktail.
This killer combination of pizza and nachos is the perfect cure for any Snack Attack.
Grandma’s bread pudding gets a facelift as chocolate takes center stage in this oldie but goodie from the recipe file.
Chinese spare ribs are taken to the next level with an unusually delicious twist.
This champion chicken dish is reminiscent of Gordon Hamersley's signature poultry entree.
This restaurant recipe is easier than apple pie and tastier than apple crisp!
Apple Strudel is a traditional Viennese dessert that is served with some “Schlag” (the local term for lightly sweetened whipped cream) and coffee.
This sizzling breakfast dish will whoop up any Sunday morning.
There's nothing bigger, faster, and cheaper than an awesome Mexican burrito. Phantom's favorite is the Chicken Super Burrito at Anna's Taqueria, but this homemade recipe is a close second!
You will love the comforting feeling that this recipe gives you starting with the aroma you’ll get from the oven while they are baking. These brownies are topped with a warm ganache glaze that is poured over the top.
Elephant Ears are found in many local bakeshops and are sometimes made smaller and called pigs’ ears or Palmiers.
“These oysters are an elegant start to a special meal!”
These gnocci are quick and simple to make. Serve them with your favorite tomato sauce.
Many of the fabulous Inns located in New England feature classic dishes. One of those quintessential dishes is the Reuben Sandwich. Try this variation.
An awesome, Italian style steak dish that's easy to make at home.
Why prepare the same old boring mixed greens salad when you can dine on this restaurant-quality salad at home?
Onion rings are Phantom's ultimate guilty pleasure. When prepared properly, they're crispy, sweet, and not-too-greasy.
It's the ultimate culinary paradox: Deep Fried Ice Cream! What's the secret to this mysteriously delicious dish? Here's the recipe!
This awesome bite-sized appetizer is as easy as it is cheesy!
Chef Al's Black Jack BBQ sauce slathered on roasted beef ribs, chicken breast, and slow-cooked country pork.
This is truly an all-purpose BBQ sauce. It goes equally well with beef, chicken or pork! Made with some secret ingredients including coffee!
This delicious brunch item can be prepared the day before and reheated just before the guests arrive. Feel free to substitute your favorite preserve.
This is a spectacular Asian influenced sea food dish that can work with almost any type of firm white fish.
These bite-size beauties will stick to your memory more than to the pan!
Buffalo wings are good... Kowloon's Saugus Wings are great... and these Asian-flavored Duck Wings are absolutely amazing.
This is a fun drink to share but be careful for it’s effects can sneak up on you!
The cannoli is a sweet Sicilian recipe that's perfect with a cup of coffee or espresso. But it has to be fresh! This recipe explains how the experts create the ultimate cannoli experience.
The crackling crisp crust is perfect with the burst of flavor you'll experience from the zippy tomatoes, tangy garlic, earthy olives and fabulous blend of cheeses on this pizza.
Who knew sushi could be so simple? This recipe is for a vegetable sushi roll that sushi-phobic eaters will enjoy!
Asian flavors turn an ordinary salad into an extraordinary appetizer or entree.