Pan-fried pork chops with a creamy, Dijon mustard sauce.
Quick and easy. Skinless chicken breasts poached in teriyaki sauce, served with teriyaki sauce and toasted sesame seeds.
Leeks trimmed and gently braised in butter and white wine and seasoned with thyme, garlic and parsley.
Crab cakes recipe with fresh Dungeness lump crab meat, formed into patties, breaded, and fried.
Tartar sauce made with mayonnaise, dill pickles, capers, mustard, shallots, scallions, Tabasco and lemon juice. Perfect for serving with fish or crab cakes.
A fancy sauce made with leftover sparkling wine, dried mushrooms and stock that is wonderful with chicken or turkey.
Classic stuffed with shallots, garlic, walnuts, breadcrumbs, chopped mushroom stems, and parsley.
Luxurious beef bourguignon, or beef Burgundy, with beef chuck, carrots, pearl onions, mushrooms, and coated with a deeply flavored, silky sauce.
A hearty West African-inspired stew of chicken thighs and legs, sweet potatoes and peanuts that is perfect for a chilly day.
Super gingery buttermilk scones, made with both candied and fresh ginger, with a hint of lemon.
An Italian-American tradition for Christmas Eve, the Feast of the Seven Fishes features seven courses each with a different seafood.
Simple pasta salad with smoked salmon, orange bell peppers, celery, green onions, lemon juice, and mayonnaise.
Buttery cookies with the tang of cream cheese and studded with chopped pecans.
Calamari (squid) slow cooked in tomato sauce with onion, fennel, garlic, red wine, and parsley.
Traditional holiday eggnog recipe with eggs, milk, cream, nutmeg, and vanilla, bourbon, and brandy.
Book review of Dorie Greenspan's Around My French Table cookbook.
Sweet and sour red cabbage, cooked with bacon, apples, onions, and roasted chestnuts.
A classic Christmas cookie, originated in Germany and Scandinavia. Spritz is a simple butter cookie pressed into festive shapes and topped with all sorts of garnishes.
Best broccoli cheese casserole ever. Broccoli florets, blanched and baked with bacon and cheddar cheese in a milk, cream, and egg custard, spiced with black pepper.
Crispy cookies packed with ground cinnamon and sweetened with honey.
Swedish coffee bread or tea ring, a slightly sweet yeast bread flavored with cardamom, and either braided or made into a wreath-shaped pastry.
A classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses.
It looks like cole slaw, but this shredded salad of root veggies -- carrots, radishes, parsnips and celery root -- is an excellent accompaniment to heavier winter foods.
Festive holiday cookies made from a mixture of finely chopped walnuts, flour and vanilla, rolled into little balls and dusted with powdered sugar.
Sautéed kale, mustard, turnip, beet or collard greens, tossed with toasted pine nuts, golden raisins, a little red pepper and black pepper. Sicilian-style greens.
Old-fashioned gingerbread cake loaded with three kinds of ginger, spices, honey and molasses.