Creamy, cheesy, irresistible polenta, similar to American grits, is cooked slowly until impossible soft and then is topped with all types of sauteed mushrooms
A Zuni Cafe specialty, these little cheese puff sandwiches are filled with bacon, tender baby greens, and peppery pickled onions. Perfect as an hors d’oeuvre.
A thick, decadent Italian chocolate pudding made all the more sinful by the addition of chopped roasted hazelnuts and crumbled butter cookies.
This lofty cake is so crammed full of chocolate and butter, there’s no room for flour–though we made sure to leave space for ample swoops of softly whipped cream.
Glogg is Scandinavian mulled wine served at Christmas. This version combines port wine, brandy, whiskey, raisins, almonds, orange zest, cinnamon, and cardamon.
We know, we know. There’ve been other recipes that promise you a “classic” roast turkey. But we really mean it. We doubt Martha could do it any better herself.
Pasta’s lavished with the black-tie treatment here, tossed with creme fraiche and dolloped with caviar, it’s elegance defined. Perfect for any need-to-impress occasion.
Sesame-crusted shrimp are deep-fried and served alongside a citrusy tart mango salad for a refreshing Asian-inspired appetizer.
Fresh figs are stuffed with a foie gras mousse flavored with figs, thyme, nutmeg, black or white truffles, and a touch of Cognac. Black-tie all the way.
With its dark, dark chocolate and its indulgent amount of espresso, this incredibly moist mocha creation ought to have a minimum age requirement.
A favorite holiday dish, beef Wellington is beef fillet is slathered with pate, covered in a dice of mushrooms, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked.
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