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Christmas

Featured in our 2019 Christmas Guide
  • Tropical Fruit Salad
    Menu

    A Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Brunch

    Christmas morning is a flurry of gift-opening and greeting guests, so if you're going to do a special meal, the only chance is to prep ahead. The ham-and-cheese bread pudding…

  • Magazine

    How to Make a Champ de Noël

    Impress family and friends with this modern twist on a classic bûche de Noël

  • Recipe

    Champ de Noël

    This twist on a traditional bûche de Noël is a glorious centerpiece dessert for a holiday party or meal. While the cake entails a bit of a time investment, it’s…

  • Magazine

    Rule The Roast

    Three festive holiday roasts deliver juicy, flavorful meat and crisp, savory crusts

  • luxurious potato gratin
    Magazine

    Gratifying Gratins

    There is something special about a gratin; serving one turns any meal into a feast. The luxurious aspect of a gratin makes it an ideal choice for entertaining. In my…

  • Lardon Fig Twists
    Recipe

    Lardon-Fig Twists

    These twisty, cheesy, savory-sweet, buttery puff-pastry twists go fast. Bake off half for round one, let people fill up on other things for a bit, then bake off the second…

  • Ranch Crudite
    Recipe

    Le Grand Ranch

    Le grand aïoli is a classic French Provençal dish that’s basically garlicky aïoli surrounded by colorful, assorted crudités. This recipe subs in a heavy-on-the-herbs but still garlicky mayo-based dip that’s…

  • herb-crusted prime rib
    Recipe

    Herb and Sea-Salt Crusted Prime Rib

    This recipe takes inspiration from porchetta. A garlic-and-herb rub is inserted into incisions in the meat, followed by a flaky-salt-and-herb crust bonded with whipped egg white. Reverse-searing is ideal for…

  • parmesan pepper-crusted beef tenderloin
    Recipe

    Parmesan-Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin

    This roast’s crust is inspired by the Italian Parmesan crisps called frico. I’ve added just the right amount of black pepper to provide a little kick without obliterating any of…

  • Citrus-Crusted Pork Roast
    Recipe

    Citrus-Crusted Pork Rib Roast

    A bone-in roast looks more impressive than a standard pork loin; the meat is marbled (just like prime rib) and is exceedingly tender. This crust is inspired by mostarda, so…

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