Food Wishes®

Wildly-popular Chef John of Food Wishes® is here to show you that you can cook chef-quality recipes at home. His clear videos, directions, tips, and techniques make everything possible. Soon you'll be saying his famous line, too: "...And, as always, enjoy!"

Community Picks

Chef John's Drunken Noodles

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
Chef John's spin on Pad Kee Mao is a perfect dish for weeknights.

Chef John's Classic Guacamole

Rating: 5 stars 50
There are few things as easy, healthy, and delicious as this ubiquitous dip. However, unless you're grinding your aromatic vegetation in a molcajete, or against a cutting board, you're really not tasting a classic guacamole. The flavors not only become more intense, but actually change in character. This is just what those bland, fatty, but delectable avocados need. That and a thoughtful seasoning of lime juice, and maybe some more salt.

Dynamite Rice

Rating: 5 stars 4
If you like Dynamite sushi rolls, try this version over rice.

Clam Chowder Shell Pasta

Rating: 5 stars 4
Delicious shell pasta recipe with a clam chowder soup-inspired sauce!

Pecan Pie Energy Bites

Rating: 5 stars 3
These energy balls are packed with pecan pie flavor in every bite.

Three-Cheese Broccoli Manicotti

Rating: 5 stars 4
Chef John's 3-cheese manicotti is loaded with broccoli and elevated with a bit of hot Italian sausage in the sauce—Italian comfort food at its finest!

The Perfect Margarita

Rating: 4.5 stars 33
The right margarita ingredients ensure a perfect margarita every time.

Korean-Style Cream Cheese Garlic Bread

Rating: 5 stars 4
Chef John's take on the viral Korean-style cream cheese garlic bread.

Chef John's Cream of Asparagus Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 68
For me, asparagus is one of those rare vegetables that shines brightest when enjoyed in soup form. Here's an ultra-easy and gorgeously colored cream of asparagus soup recipe.

Chef John's Perfect Prime Rib

Rating: 5 stars 2251
Chef John's mathematical method for prime rib is perfect every time.

Chef John's Chicken Kiev

Rating: 5 stars 257
Oozing with garlic and parsley butter — this chicken Kiev will be a hit!

Baked Puffy Fish Tacos

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
Tender white fish is served on crispy, puffy baked tortillas.
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 Best Chef John Recipes for the Grill
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Chef John's Best Side Dishes for Grilling Season
The cookout isn't complete without Chef John's best side dish recipes.
Chicken Parmesan
Rating: 5 stars 4348

You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.