This easy blended cocktail is as flavorful as it is aromatic, with just the right balance of sweetness, tartness and boldness.
No home kitchen should be without these basic herbs and spices that can transform ordinary meals into spectacular culinary adventures.
This turkey is a labor of love, but the juicy results are totally worth the effort. Here, we use deboned meat, which cooks through faster than a whole bird, and the finished roll is easier to slice at the table. Ask your butcher to prepare it for you in advance, and request that they reserve about half of the bones as you’ll need them to make the gravy. A cranberry glaze is brushed on the turkey while roasting, while a homemade gravy gets drizzled on after serving.
It's important to have healthy snack options in your arsenal during the holidays. This combo of spices and mixed nuts is the perfect good-for-you nibble to have on hand.
It might seem strange at first, but wrapping your turkey in cheesecloth as it roasts locks in the moisture for extra-juicy meat. A simple glaze made from orange marmalade and a jus made with arrowroot round out the dish without any wheat flour, which most gravies would use.
We've taken the traditional BBQ side dish and turned it into an equally winter-friendly meal, ready in just 30 minutes and sure to refresh, thanks to its lemony vinaigrette.
Sweet potato wedges glazed with maple and vanilla are a healthier take on the traditional sticky-sweet marshmallow-topped casseroles. The sweet potatoes can be roasted up to a day in advance and reheated with the glaze just before serving. Spice-roasted pecans add crunch, but they are optional.
Why bother stuffing your chicken when you can simply cook the chicken in the stuffing? In this recipe, the chicken is nestled in vegetables and chunks of whole-grain bread, for a stuffing-like mixture that’s deliciously infused with the chicken’s natural juices.
Whether you live in a house with a big yard or an apartment with a tiny balcony, you can have a flourishing herb garden of your own. Our 5 delicious recipes show you how easy it is to use fresh herbs in creative – and sometimes unexpected – ways.
Turnips stand in as a substitute for potatoes in this dish, while caramelized onions add a rich depth of flavor with the help of a little healthy fat.
Shallots, rosemary and farmstand-fresh blackberries turn ordinary chicken and potatoes into a showstopper of a meal.
This dish will impress your guests and make you look like a Food Network Star while being surprisingly easy.
This lemony roast stuffed with Parmesan and panko takes a bit of attention before it goes into the oven, but you’ll be rewarded with a turkey that avoids the last-minute muss and fuss of carving. After cooking, all you do is slice and serve.
Lean ground turkey and buttermilk-mashed Yukon gold potatoes give this seasonal family favorite all the flavor and creaminess you'd expect from a shepherd's pie—with none of the actual butter or cream. Translation: a low-cal, low-fat meal sure to soothe any wintertime craving, guilt free.
Baking in parchment keeps fish moist and makes cleanup practically effortless. Try substituting Pacific cod for similar results at a reduced cost, and reserve the second half of your fennel bulb for use in a salad: Try it with radicchio, toasted walnuts, cubes of pear and crumbled goat cheese.
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