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This time of year calls for a "Go Big or Go Home" mentality, and nothing says celebration better than well-prepared rosy, juicy beef roast. We've pulled together a list of our favorite festive entrées: Beef Wellington, prime rib, stuffed tenderloin, and more. No matter which you choose, these …
An improved, homemade version of the classic chocolate, cookie, and caramel treats.[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]
Just because something's your favorite doesn't mean that it can't be improved upon. The Beatles woulda been better had Magical Mystery Tour never appeared in their catalogue. Any …
A hot, one pot, Chinese-inspired dish of rice with chicken, mushrooms, and spicy sausage. [Photographs: Shao Z.]
As the weather gets colder, one pot meals are my go-to comfort food. One of my favorite one pot meals is clay pot rice, and it's easily one of the simplest, most delicious one-pot meals …
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik]
Lined up in café windows, served in specialty restaurants, and packed into their very own custom lunch boxes, sandwiches are everywhere in Denmark. They're piled high with pickled herring, spoonfuls of sharp horseradish cream, and mounds of fresh shrimp. But forget what …
Crisp meringue, moist chocolate and raspberries come together in this ultimate holiday dessert. [Photographs: Nila Jones of The Tough Cookie]
The winter holidays call for a very specific type of dessert recipe: delicious, easy, and definitely impressive-looking. Well, this cake is just that. Layers …
The fastest, freshest ice cream you can make. [Photographs: Vicky Wasik]
So: You have 30 minutes to make dessert. You want something good. And impressive. And easy. And you don't want brownies.
Enter ice cream. Yup, really.
Most of the time when you make ice cream, you have to fuss with separating …
The best new bottles to stock your bar. [Photograph: Wes Rowe]
2014 was such an exciting year for spirits that narrowing down my list of favorites was a truly difficult task. This year's bottlings have raised the bar for future distillers in many ways. The level of quality is so high that these …
These fancy syrups make cocktail-making easy—and delicious. [Photograph: Nick Caruana]
When it comes to making cocktails at home, I'll admit I can be a bit lazy. I spend so much time focused on finding recipes and researching the perfect whiskey or gin for a specific drink that I sometimes overlook …
Tying a butcher's knot is a useful skill for even basic kitchen tasks. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]
Tying a roast or a joint is a useful technique that helps it retain a nice shape as it cooks, which leads to both better presentation and more even cooking. Even if you cook a lot of meat, it's …
Chestnut purée makes this torte a perfect wintertime dessert. [Photogrphas: Yvonne Ruperti]
When I want to pull out all the stops with a chocolate dessert, I go for the flourless chocolate cake, since it's both as simple and rich as you can get. For the holidays, though, I like to dress it up with …
Waffled almond cookies can be filled with chocolate ganache, dulce de leche, or lemon curd. [Photograph: Daniel Shumski]
I'll admit something: these were going to be macarons. But it turns out there's a problem with macarons. Yes, it's true that they're a little precious, but that's not what I'm …
Making a great, crowd-pleasing salad shouldn't be hard. From a winter citrus salad with jewel-toned oranges and clementines to a medley of winter greens, we've got 27 salad recipes that'll keep you coming back for more. And more. And...yeah...some more.
Gluten-Free Brownie Brittle. [Photograph: Elizabeth Barbone]
Brittle is the underdog of the holiday season. Everyone is enamored of sparkling sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies slick with icing. Poor, sweet brittle is oft-overlooked. And hopefully, this brittle will change things.
It's definitely …
Toss steak, greens, and fennel with dressing in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper.
Servings: 1 serving
4 ounces leftover sliced Hanger Steak
• 4 cups loosely packed tender greens such as arugula, spinach, or baby kale
• 1/2 bulb fennel, shaved
• 2 tablespoons Whole Grain Mustard Dressing
• Kosher salt, …
Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and jalapeño and cook, stirring often, until onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Add beans and 1/2 cup water; coarsely mash with a spoon or a potato masher. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until …Recipes
Pulse tomatoes with juices in a blender to form a coarse purée. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring often, until beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Add tomato purée and sugar and season with salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer gently until …Recipes
Arrange racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 350°. Set a wire rack inside each of 2 foil-lined rimmed baking sheets. Butter 1 side of each bread slice with about ½ Tbsp. butter.
Heat a medium skillet over medium heat until very hot, at least 2 minutes. Melt ½ Tbsp. butter in skillet. …Recipes
The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian Christmas Eve tradition. Here, 7 of F&W's best seafood recipes to make tonight.
1. Whole Roast Fish with Lemon and Herbs
This bright dish makes for a dramatic centerpiece.
2. Sicilian Fish Stew
This aromatic Mediterranean stew from San Francisco chef Mark …
And it even comes in a mason jar.
Jam jars and mason jars aren't just good for Pinterest fodder, they double as excellent cocktail shakers (and votive holders, and vases, and everything). Take your girls night to the next level using any jam you have in your fridge as a mixer for this tart and …Drinking
½ cup plus 2 tbsp. olive oil
¼ tsp. dried oregano
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
½ small yellow onion, minced
2 tsp. tomato paste
4 tbsp. red wine
½ 28-oz. can whole peeled tomatoes in juice, crushed
1 bay leaf
2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to …
Candy canes seem like such a good idea in early December. Every year, it’s the same routine: You buy a big box (They’re so cheap!), and hang them from your tree branches. You sneak one or two before Christmas, but for the most part they go uneaten. Then, once the holiday has wrapped up it hits you. …Dessert
Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.
Today: Two breakfast standbys -- stratas and bagels and lox -- join forces for a celebratory Christmas …
Bracingly bittersweet and vibrantly red, Campari is a home bar staple for Negroni lovers everywhere. But the herbaceous aperitif is more versatile than you think. In fact, it’s even great in a hot holiday cocktail, as Boilermaker bartender Erick Castro found when he invented the Babbo’s Toddy.
Love to bake around the holidays? Try out this rustic, and totally edible cake topper design. This recipe from Oh Nuts! Sweet & Crunch Blog is a lot easier than it looks. All the ingredients are combined into one bowl and microwaved together. If you don’t have a microwave you can use your stove top …
Mimi Thorisson, a big-city girl from Hong Kong, becomes an accidental blogger and chatelaine in rural France and falls head over heels in love with cooking in the process. Take a look at a comforting and delicious recipe from her new book, A Kitchen in France.
3 tablespoons unsalted …Recipes
Easy to make and and hearty enough to feed a house full of hungry guests, any of these casseroles is a great option for Christmas weekend entertaining.
1. Macaroni-and-Beef Casserole
This cumin-scented casserole has a delectably crisp, cheesy topping.
2. Triple-Cheese Curried Cauliflower Gratin
Throughout January, F&W will spotlight the top women in food and drink. Nominate the women who inspire you using @foodandwine and #FOODWINEWOMEN and they could be featured next.
Chef Dominique Crenn of San Francisco’s Atelier Crenn creates astonishing nature scenes—complex, precise, highly …Mushrooms
This easy-to-make terrine is a perfect solution for a post-Christmas surfeit of turkey and ham
If you're wondering what to do with your leftover turkey and ham, look no further. Based on a French jambon persillé, this terrine is impressive but easy to make, and quite healthy, too.
Makes a large …Turkey Recipes