8 Ways to Make Comfort Food with a French Accent

Parlez-vous cassoulet?  With these recipes, you’ll get fluent in French comfort food, from simple lentil soup to classic cassoulet. There’s something for every taste with chicken and duck confit to veal and beef short ribs. Read on for the recipes.

5 Romantic Films to Watch on Valentine’s Day, with Recipes

Dinner and a movie is a classic combination for date night. For those who plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home, we have recipe ideas for a tasty meal and recommendations for food-centric films. After all, what could be more romantic than a movie about food?

How to Make Ham & Cheese Sandwiches like the French

In order to cook like the French, you need the right ingredients. For instance, our bistro ham – an unsmoked variety made with Berkshire pork. Bistro ham – sometimes called jambon de Paris (literally Paris ham) –  is a specialty of French charcuterie and a fixture in casual eateries. This is the unique ham used in sandwiches like croque monsieur and madame, as well as other French favorites. That’s why our bistro ham is required eating. Read on for 5 French sandwich recipes you can enjoy with our bistro ham.

Score Big with these 7 Winning Recipes for Game Day

What’s on your menu for game day? We’ve collected a few ideas that will score you extra points in the living room, man cave or tailgate. With easy finger foods and more hearty fare – plus a sweet treat! – there’s something for every fan. Read on for the recipes.

恭喜发财! Happy Lunar New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! Today marks the first day of the year of the rat, which symbolizes wealth and plenty. The rat is the first animal of the Chinese zodiac, which means this year is the start of a new 12-year cycle. Food (and food symbolism) will play a big part in the next few weeks of celebrations. Below are some dishes for good luck in the coming year.

10 Unique Recipes to Make Carnivore Month More Exciting

Let’s get to the meat of the matter. Whether your resolutions took you on a keto, Whole30, paleo or carnivore path, we have great recipes featuring different proteins. Some may be unfamiliar – or occasional treats – to you, but World Carnivore Month is a good time to vary the menu. The simple preparations include classics like bacon-wrapped filet mignon and chicken under a brick, as well as rabbit confit and venison tri-tip. Read on for 10 meat-centric recipes and try something new.  

Make Winter Meals More Interesting with Lamb

Lamb is the other red meat. We love it because of its rich, unique flavor and adaptability. Most cuisines have lamb recipes, and we’ve rounded up a few from a variety of traditions here. Read on and discover a new favorite for comforting winter meals. 

You May be Surprised at the Beef Cut in this Recipe

We often recommend skirt steak for hot and fast grilling but this time of year there’s a lot more braising going on. So can you braise outside skirt steak? Of course, you can! Try our tasty ropa vieja recipe with crispy plantains on the side.

10 Quick and Easy Recipes to Start the New Year Right

Did you make a resolution to eat well in the New Year? Studies show the best way to follow a healthy eating plan is to cook at home, where you can control the quality and the ingredients. Plan ahead to make better choices and try our easy recipes for tasty meals.

7 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Eve Party Better

What are you serving at your New Year’s Eve party? From humble ingredients like chickpeas and peanut butter to haute items like caviar and foie gras, there’s a range of recipes that will work at either a sit-down dinner or a casual buffet. These elevated party foods are easy to make and serve and they will leave your guests talking. Read on for seven of our favorite recipes for entertaining. 

How to Serve Caviar at Your Party

Caviar is an elegant addition to a party during the holidays or any time of year.  Here we will give you some simple ideas for serving this classic and allowing the natural flavor of the caviar to shine.  Read on for our caviar service tips.

These Recipes are Perfect for Celebrating Hanukkah

For eight nights, in the dark of winter, Jewish families around the world celebrate the Festival of Lights, better known as Hanukkah. Each of those nights will be filled with traditional rituals and foods, from lighting the menorah to eating potato pancakes. Read on for a few ideas that can take Hanukkah meals to another level.