Rosemary Mini Breads

Rosemary Mini Breads

These wee rosemary and olive loaves make a swell conversation starter on a holiday table or a covetable—and edible—gift.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 6
Beef Braised in Barolo

Beef Braised in Barolo

Cold outside? Try slowly braising boneless beef chuck and pancetta in a heady mix of Barolo wine, garlic, tomatoes, thyme, and rosemary.

  • (7)
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 5 H, 10 M
  • 12
Fritto Misto

Fritto Misto Amalfitano

You haven’t truly had fried seafood until you’ve had fritto misto, the unforgettable fried seafood made in the style of the Amalfi Coast. Trust us on this.

  • (2)
  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
A cast-iron skillet filled with baked fontina cheese, nearby is a hunk of bread

Baked Fontina with Garlic and Thyme

A fondue without the pot, Fontina cheese is broiled with garlic, olive oil, and thyme until it’s melted and bubbles. Scoop it up with hunks of bread.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
Escargot

Escargots | Snails with Herb Butter

Escargot with garlic butter and herbs is a classic French preparation. The snails can be served in their shells or in snail dishes, topped with puff pastry.

  • (1)
  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Baked Clams

Baked Clams

Straight from Umberto’s Clam House in NYC, this recipe for clams topped with bread crumbs seasoned with parsley and cheese then baked is the real deal.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Slices of a chocolate mousse cake on a glass cake stand with fruit compote on the side

Ultimate Chocolate Marquise

It doesn’t get much chocolate-y than this chilled dessert. Bittersweet chocolate, eggs, butter, and Cognac are beaten than lightened with whipped egg whites.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 25 M
  • 0
A decorative tray with avocado-sardine toasts--crispy slices of bread topped with avocado, marinated sardines, and scallion and chives

Avocado-Sardine Toasts

Silky slices of ripe avocado and marinated fat strips of salty sardine fillets topped with crisp strings of scallions and chives sit atop of toast slices.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
A loaf of tomato-goat cheese terrine--garlicky goat cheese layered with red and yellow tomatoes and arugula on a cutting board

Tomato-Goat Cheese Terrine

Heirloom tomatoes–both red and yellow–and salad greens add layers of color and flavor to this terrine filled with silky, garlicky goat cheese.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 9 H, 30 M
  • 0
Portuguese-Style Pork Roast with Clams

Portuguese-Style Pork Roast with Clams

Pork and clams, a classic Portuguese combination, are paired with tomatoes, garlic, herbs, and a pinch of crushed pepper. For a twist, bone-in pork loin is used.

  • (2)
  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 5
Profiteroles

Profiteroles

Profiteroles make a rich, elegant dessert. Light puff pastry is filled with vanilla bean ice cream and melted chocolate sauce is drizzled over top.

  • (1)
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8