Curried butternut squash soup with onion, ginger, mustard seeds, cumin, and garnished with sour cream and cilantro.
Shrimp marinated in a mixture of garlic, pepper, lemon juice, and brandy, quickly sautéed and served over rice with a sprinkling of parsley.
Light and airy savory cheese puffs (gourgères) with cheddar cheese and thyme.
Classic Venetian pasta dish with duck confit or slow roasted duck, garlic, rosemary, and lemon.
A quick and easy method for making duck confit (2 hours versus 2 days).
Bring in the new year (Chinese New Year that is) with these classic Chinese almond cookies.
A collection of Super Bowl recipes from Simply Recipes and fabulous food blogs.
Classic split pea soup. Dried split peas are cooked with water and ham hocks, onions, garlic, and leeks. Filling, hearty winter soup.
Classic Mexican tacos de lengua, beef tongue which has been braised with garlic and onions, finely chopped, and served with salsa verde and avocados.
Warm and hearty lentil stew with a bacon, onion, carrot, celery base, and Italian sausage and parsley.
Chunks of lamb, browned, and simmered in milk and cream with fennel and garlic. Spin off of a traditional Italian milk-braised pork dish.
Cinnamon toast! Sliced bread, toasted, buttered, and sprinkled with a mix of cinnamon and sugar.
Chicken wings, coated in a spicy mustard and cayenne mixture, and then in bread crumbs and Parmesan, baked until crispy.
Chile con carne with red kidney beans, cubes of chuck roast, red chili and chipotle chili, bacon, onion, garlic, jalapenos, tomatoes, lime juice, topped with grated cheddar and chopped red onion.
Brussels sprouts, oven-roasted with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese.
Step-by-step detailed instructions and photos on roasting a goose.
Keep warm with homemade hot chocolate! Discussion of chocolate types. Recommendations for variations.
Easy-to-make carrot soufflé with carrots, milk, saltines, cheddar cheese, butter, and eggs.
Roasted chestnuts, sautéed with pearl onions and bacon, for a festive holiday side dish.
Raw oysters not your thing? Try grilling them! Serve with lemon juice, butter, parsley sauce.
A few recommended holiday gift ideas.
Parsnips roasted in butter and stock with parsley, chives, garlic, and a touch of horseradish.
No cookie says Christmas more than a gingerbread man cookie. A classic gingerbread men cookie recipe.
Classic holiday gingerbread house. How to make a gingerbread house with step-by-step instructions and photographs.
Soft and chewy cookies with maple syrup and walnuts.
Curried turkey salad with apple, raisins or dried cranberries, green onions, celery, cilantro, honey, ground ginger, curry, mayo and yogurt.