Beef Goulash with Dumplings

Beef goulash with light, fluffy dumplings. Central European goulash, a beef stew with Hungarian paprika, onions, tomato paste, cubed chuck roast, herbs and stock.

Beef Roast Braised in Zinfandel

Not your everyday pot roast recipe. Beef roast braised in zinfandel, with pancetta, onions, carrots, celery, tomato, and garlic.

Borscht

Delicious borscht soup made with fresh red beets, beef shank, onions, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, dill, and sour cream.

Braised Turkey Legs

Turkey legs recipe, browned and then braised slowly. Sauce is further reduced. Hearty winter dish.

Cheese Fondue

Classic cheese fondue. Bread, vegetable, and ham pieces dipped in melted cheese sauce with Jarlsberg, Emmenthaler, and Gruyere cheeses.

Chicken and Dumplings

Classic chicken and dumplings recipe, a hearty chicken and vegetable stew with homemade dumplings.

Crab Bisque

Delicious, rich and creamy crab bisque, made with fresh cracked Dungeness crab meat, and stock made from the crab shells. With shallots, white wine, tomato, cream.

Crab Cakes

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

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Simple and rich homemade cream of mushroom soup recipe. Button mushrooms, chicken stock, cream, shallots, butter, thyme and parsley.

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

Creamy wild mushroom soup made with porcini and morels, garlic, stock, cream, Madeira, parsley and chives.

Creamed Turnips

Mashed, creamed turnips recipe with turnips, milk, butter, cream, cloves, and nutmeg.

Curried Squash Soup

Curried butternut squash soup with onion, ginger, mustard seeds, cumin, and garnished with sour cream and cilantro.

French Onion Soup

Classic simple French onion soup recipe, with beef stock base, slow-cooked caramelized onions, French bread, gruyere and Parmesan cheese.

Gingerbread Cake

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

Glazed Oxtails

Oxtails, browned, slow cooked until falling off the bone tender, red wine and stock reduced until coating oxtails with syrupy glaze.

Hoppin’ John

A classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year's. The black-eyed peas are for good fortune in the coming year.

Oxtail Stew

Deliciously rich oxtail stew recipe, with oxtails braised in red wine and stock, with onions, parsnips, and carrots.

Oyster Stew

A creamy holiday oyster stew with oysters, milk, butter, onions, celery, parsley, and a dash of Tabasco.

Pork Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Traditional Hungarian stuffed cabbage rolls. Cabbage leaves, stuffed with ground pork, onions, garlic, egg, rice and spices, braised in a tomato sauce.

Prime Rib

Prime rib recipe, how to cook to perfection a standing rib beef roast, step-by-step instructions and photos. Ideal for Christmas and the holiday season.

Scalloped Turnips

Baked scalloped turnips. Sliced turnips and onions baked in milk and cream with salt and pepper.

Spareribs and Sauerkraut

Pork spareribs cooked with sauerkraut, onions, white wine, and juniper berries. Classic German spare ribs and sauerkraut.

Spicy Crab Cakes with Horseradish Mayo

Spicy crab cakes recipe with fresh Dungeness crabmeat, parsley, bread crumbs, egg, lemon jice, Tabasco, Wocestershire sauce, Dijon, paprika, thyme, onion, and bell pepper. Serve with a horseradish mayo.

Split Pea Soup

Classic split pea soup. Dried split peas are cooked with water and ham hocks, onions, garlic, and leeks. Filling, hearty winter soup.

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.

Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Filling, delicious, and affordable, this turkey stew is made with turkey thighs or legs, slow cooked with onion, celery, carrots and other root vegetables.

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.

White Bean and Ham Soup

Hearty white bean and ham soup recipe, perfect for cold winter days. White beans, ham shanks, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, Tabasco, and herbs.

White Chili

Chicken white chili with white beans, chicken broth, garlic, onions, green chiles, diced chicken, and Monterey jack cheese.