A classic hanky panky calls for gin, sweet vermouth, Fernet Branca, an orange twist, and, after the first sip, a ginormous grin. There's a reason it's a classic.
We know what you're thinking. "I better not try the Earl Grey syrup because my kids may turn up their nose at it." Make it anyways.
Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here's how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.
"Sophisticated, beautiful to look at, and certainly delicious." "Definitely a keeper!" That's what folks are saying about this recipe.
A ridiculously rich, unthinkably creamy kin to mozzarella, burrata brings understated bling to every little thing. Prepare to swoon.
Though traditionally a first course, bone marrow is sufficiently rich to be first course and last course. And maybe each course in between.
We think you'll come to understand our giddiness about this effervescent elixir the second you take a sip.
With all due respect, your go-to recipe for beef stew falls short of this magnificent melding of beef, wine, and pasta. No contest.
Rib eye steak. Salt. Pepper. Flame. And this technique. That's all it takes to create one of the most superlative suppers known to man.
Seared Duck Breast10/22
An elegant and easy riff on steak au poivre that's made with duck breast rubbed with garlic and peppercorns and cooked to a magnificently rosy medium-rare.
A lilt of lemon and hints of thyme dance throughout this simple risotto. The best they've ever tasted.
One of our most requested recipes. Easy, elegant, and pretty much foolproof. Sorta impressive for something that you toss together in less than 15 minutes, wouldn't you agree?
Baguette slathered with goat cheese and baked to toasty perfection with a can't-mess-it-up vinaigrette and salad. Easy peasy.
If we had to choose just one roast chicken to spend the rest of our lives with, this would be the one.
Pan-Seared Foie Gras15/22
This luxe little number with a pan sauce reduction of late-harvest Chardonnay is best reserved for when you truly, madly, deeply love your guests.
Duck à l’Orange16/22
Duck à l’orange gets a modern makeover in this sophisticated yet simple riff on a French classic thanks to the zingy addition of jalapeño, ginger, and scallions. Fusion food at its finest.
This eminently reliable, no-fuss recipe doesn't ambush you with carving trickery. It's just a simple, supple roast beef tenderloin napped with a slightly boozy but goof-proof sauce.
Nothing says "I love you" like sharing steak swimming in a puddle of melting herb butter. Consider it Cupid's little helper.
Whether you need a no-fail romantic dinner for two or an impressive dinner party for more, here's how to pull it off.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. Witness this macaroni and cheese with fontina, Gorgonzola, pecorino, and Parm.
No mere mash, this creamy potato purée owes its uber velvetiness to truly indecent amounts of butter and cream. And we mean that in the best possible way.
Think you don't like broccoli rabe? Think again. We defy you to try this butter-blasted kin to broccoli and not be converted.