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.
Hawaiian oxtail soup with oxtails, slowly cooked to produce their own broth, with ginger, anise, orange peel, peanuts, chili, mustard greens, onions, and cilantro.
Traditional southern candied pecans, or pecan pralines, made with pecans, sugar, cream, butter, and vanilla.
Two slices of light rye bread, sauteed in butter, with slices of jack cheese, leftover turkey, arugula and pickled onions.
An Italian-inspired rice dish using leftover turkey, mushrooms, sage and a little fresh goat cheese.
Turkey enchiladas made with leftover cooked turkey, homemade chili sauce, onions, black beans, and Monterey jack cheese. Topped with red onions, avocado, and cilantro.
Mixed roasted nuts with a chipotle lime and brown sugar glaze.
Sweet and sour braised pearl or boiling onions flavored with vinegar and honey.
Sliced, baked sweet potato yam recipe, with maple syrup, brown sugar, and pecans.
A wild rice dressing with croutons, walnuts dried cranberries and mushrooms.
Make your own homemade croutons, on the stovetop, toasted in butter.
Tall and creamy pumpkin cheesecake with a graham cracker crust.
Rounds of carrots, sautéed in butter and glazed with maple syrup and orange juice. Perfect for the holidays!