Panettone, traditionally served at Christmas, is gussied up here with cranberries and pistachio but. The panettone are made in small molds or coffee cans.
David Leite writes about one of his favorite restaurants: Marco Carnora’s Hearth in NYC, with its unbeatable braised veal breast and incomparable gnocchi.
These gnocchi, soft pillows of potato love, are light and packed with flavor. Serve the gnocchi with browned butter or a tomato sauce. Gnocchi freeze well.
A riff on Nabisco’s Mallomars, these mallowmores meld made-from-scratch marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate to ridiculously great effect.
Buttery shortbreads take on an Asian accent—and an absolutely unforgettable appearance—with the addition of matcha powder.
The savvy, if very seventies-ish, secret to these Christmasy, cashew-topped caramel-chocolate bars? Saltines. Trying is believing.
Beef chuck, Worcestershire, and water are all that’s needed to make this falling-apart-tender braised beef that’s fit for a blizzard–even when it refuses to snow.
One of the South’s greatest achievements, baked country ham takes its salty sweet smack from a glaze of mustard, vinegar, and cloves.
Shrimp paste is a classic southern treat. Small shrimp is blended with butter, shallots, and spices. Smear the shrimp paste on biscuits or toast points.
These walnut cookies are made with ground walnuts, giving them a delicate flavor and texture. A zig-zag of chocolate on top lends a festive touch.
Pork loin and sweet potatoes, both of which come into season in autumn, are a classic Southern pairing. This earthy pork dish is served with a rich pan gravy.
Gingerbread pancakes, a perfect holiday treat, are filled with warm spices, including ginger. Gingerbread pancakes are a unique weekend breakfast.
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