A white bowl of wild mushroom risotto with pea with a fork resting inside and a glass and decanter of wine in the background.

Wild Mushroom Risotto

The secret to this intensely flavored risotto? Using chicken stock mingled with the liquid from rehydrating dried porcini mushrooms.

  • (1)
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Semolina-Olive Oil Cake

Semolina-Olive Oil Cake

This semolina-olive oil cake is a rustic cake with a moist texture, thanks to the semolina, olive oil, and wine-grape syrup. The cake can be made ahead.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
Pot of chile cheese fondue, a plate of chorizo, and tortillas

Southwest Chile Cheese Fondue

This Southwest chile cheese fondue is brimming with chile ingredients, cheese, and spices. This is a fondue with brio. Dip chorizo for a flavor blast.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Lemon Israeli Couscous

Lemon Israeli Couscous

These pearl-like couscous are cooked in chicken stock for extra flavor and tossed with peas, mint, parsley, and lemon zest. A simple, easy sider dish.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
A view of the inside of a pecan roll cake with praline mousse and some peach slices on the side.

Pecan Roll Cake with Praline Mousse

A cream cheese-pecan mousse is spread on a sponge cake and the whole thing is rolled up, jelly roll style, called a roulade, for an impressive dessert.

  • (1)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4
Three snowflakes cookies frosted with royal icing on a striped cloth background

Snowflakes Cookies

Sugar cookies flavored with vanilla and orange zest are covered with icing and decorated with sanding sugar and silvery dragees for a Christmas-y look.

  • (1)
  • 2 H
  • 17 H
  • 7