The Feast of the Seven Fishes in Domenica Marchetti’s home stars one fish: calamari. It’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.
For many Jewish families, Christmas holds its own beloved tradition: Chinese food followed by a movie.
This eminently reliable, no-fuss recipe doesn’t ambush you with carving trickery. It’s just a simple, supple roast beef tenderloin napped with a slightly boozy but goof-proof sauce.
Dessert and dinner wrapped into one, this clever little recipe from Dorie Greenspan crumbles spice cookies into creme fraiche and cloaks chicken in it. Sugar and spice and everything nice.
A decidedly Umbrian dish in which pork sausages and plump grapes are coaxed to tender goodness and jammy sweetness, respectively. You’re welcome.
Tender braised dark meat, moist roasted white meat, and skin so crisp you could weep. The best of all parts of the bird, minus the traditional hand-wringing.
Made with both almonds and brown butter, this little number from Dorie Greenspan is the love child of sole amandine and sole meunière.
What makes this recipe special is the venison is basted with an apple-cinnamon cider, giving the peppery character of the venison a deeply autumnal flavor.
A rib eye of Flintstonian proportions deserves a side that can stand up to its mammoth beefiness. Sweet potatoes puréed with butter galore do quite nicely.
A dreamy, creamy riff on the classic arroz de pato, this dish call in flavor favors from duck, cured ham, spicy sausage, and tangy oranges.
Relax with these crunchy-tender fish tacos filled with a kicky cabbage slaw and sweet-tart mango-banana salsa. Think flip-flops and a beer—all year long.
Mmmm. Beef back ribs are massaged with a sweetly spicy rub and then slooooooowly cooked to tender terrificness. Yes, please.
Summer at its simplest, not to mention it’s most splendid, seeing as how five minutes of effort yields a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.
Whether you like a big or small salad, you’ll find it here. We think of this as an anything-goes-anytime-of-year salad. Swap outs are highly encouraged.
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