The Goose of Christmas Past

Mustard and Garlic Roast Goose

After a disastrous experience with roast goose, it took David a decade to master proper fowl cookery. And boy, did he ever…

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  • 50 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 38
Roasted mixed nuts coated with sugar and spices in green bowl

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Nuts

These sweet and spicy nuts are addictive, so serve with care. The sweet comes from sugar, the spicy is the result of red pepper flakes. Use any kind of nut.

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  • 35 M
  • 7
Bacon Fat Gingersnaps

Bacon Fat Gingersnaps

We’re not certain which we find more incredulous, the sheer genius behind these bacon fat gingersnaps or the resulting flavor of said genius.

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 33
Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-spice cookies. Essentially sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder. Say hello to your newest holiday tradition.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 12
Celery Root Gratin

Celery Root Gratin

You sure you don’t like celery root? We think you’ll change your mind when it’s layered with potatoes, drenched in bacon-infused heavy cream, and smothered with cheese and bread crumbs.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8
Cheddar Crust Apple Pie

Cheddar Crust Apple Pie

Each bite of this apple pie brings you a sweetly savory jolt thanks to a smattering of extra-sharp Cheddar cheese baked into the crust.

  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 8
Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella

No longer are you safe from temptation just because you summoned enough fortitude to skip the Nutella aisle at the store. Not safe at all.

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  • 30 M
  • 149
Sour Cream Mocha Cake

Sour Cream Mocha Cake

With its deep dark chocolate smack and intense espresso buzz, this mocha cake creation ought to have a minimum age requirement.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 27
Alan on Martha's Vineyard

My Mystery Date With The One

On their 24th anniversary, David recounts his nearly disastrous mystery date with The One, and how their life together almost didn’t happen.