• Pork Chops with Dijon Sauce

    Pan-fried pork chops with a creamy, Dijon mustard sauce.
  • Teriyaki Chicken Breasts

    Quick and easy. Skinless chicken breasts poached in teriyaki sauce, served with teriyaki sauce and toasted sesame seeds.
  • Braised Leeks

    Leeks trimmed and gently braised in butter and white wine and seasoned with thyme, garlic and parsley.
  • Crab Cakes

    Crab cakes recipe with fresh Dungeness lump crab meat, formed into patties, breaded, and fried.
  • Homemade Tartar Sauce

    Tartar sauce made with mayonnaise, dill pickles, capers, mustard, shallots, scallions, Tabasco and lemon juice. Perfect for serving with fish or crab cakes.
  • Champagne Mushroom Sauce

    A fancy sauce made with leftover sparkling wine, dried mushrooms and stock that is wonderful with chicken or turkey.
  • Classic Stuffed Mushrooms

    Classic stuffed with shallots, garlic, walnuts, breadcrumbs, chopped mushroom stems, and parsley.
  • Beef Bourguignon

    Luxurious beef bourguignon, or beef Burgundy, with beef chuck, carrots, pearl onions, mushrooms, and coated with a deeply flavored, silky sauce.
  • African Chicken Peanut Stew

    A hearty West African-inspired stew of chicken thighs and legs, sweet potatoes and peanuts that is perfect for a chilly day.
  • Ginger Scones

    Super gingery buttermilk scones, made with both candied and fresh ginger, with a hint of lemon.
  • Feast of the Seven Fishes

    An Italian-American tradition for Christmas Eve, the Feast of the Seven Fishes features seven courses each with a different seafood.
  • Smoked Salmon Pasta Salad

    Simple pasta salad with smoked salmon, orange bell peppers, celery, green onions, lemon juice, and mayonnaise.
  • Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies

    Buttery cookies with the tang of cream cheese and studded with chopped pecans.
  • Calamari Stewed with Tomatoes

    Calamari (squid) slow cooked in tomato sauce with onion, fennel, garlic, red wine, and parsley.
  • Eggnog

    Traditional holiday eggnog recipe with eggs, milk, cream, nutmeg, and vanilla, bourbon, and brandy.
  • Dorie Greenspan – Around My French Table

    Book review of Dorie Greenspan's Around My French Table cookbook.
  • Braised Red Cabbage with Chestnuts

    Sweet and sour red cabbage, cooked with bacon, apples, onions, and roasted chestnuts.
  • Spritz Cookies

    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.
  • Broccoli Cheese Casserole

    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.
  • Cinnamon Snap Cookies

    Crispy cookies packed with ground cinnamon and sweetened with honey.
  • Swedish Coffee Bread

    Swedish coffee bread or tea ring, a slightly sweet yeast bread flavored with cardamom, and either braided or made into a wreath-shaped pastry.
  • Baked Ziti

    A classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses.
  • Winter Root Vegetable Slaw

    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.
  • Walnut Snowball Cookies

    Festive holiday cookies made from a mixture of finely chopped walnuts, flour and vanilla, rolled into little balls and dusted with powdered sugar.
  • Sautéed Greens with Pine Nuts and Raisins

    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.
  • Triple Ginger Gingerbread Cake

    Old-fashioned gingerbread cake loaded with three kinds of ginger, spices, honey and molasses.