Charcuterie is the cornerstone of a good life. This French word refers to any meat product that is smoked, cured or cooked. Familiar items like bacon, sausage, ham, and salami would all fit in this category, as would pâté, confit, and terrine. You can eat many types of charcuterie right from the package, or use them as starring ingredients when cooking. These 5 simple recipes with charcuterie are comfort food classics you’ll crave.
While we like pork any time of the year, these 7 recipes are especially perfect for fall. Try our maple-glazed pork roast for a family meal, double-cut stuffed pork chops with cider sauce, or Instant Pot ribs with fennel. Apples, cider, sweet potatoes, fennel and walnuts all lend seasonal flavor. Read on for the pork recipes and get inspired to cook pork now!
This chicken dish is rustic comfort cooking at its best, and a great addition to your cooking repertoire. With crushed tomatoes, mushrooms and white wine contributing to a tasty sauce, easy-to-make chicken chasseur is a good choice for simple fall meals – even on a busy weeknight. Read on for the recipe.
The Dutch oven may be the most useful of kitchen tools. With this versatile cookware, you can cook in any style, whether roasting, braising, frying, or baking. Are you lovin’ your Dutch oven? Let’s explore the origins of this pot and get inspired with 6 recipes.
Learn to make this classic dish and you’ll always be ready for a party. Quiche is a favorite for entertaining, serving at brunch, or for a light dinner with a salad – hot or cold. Valued for its versatility, quiche Lorraine is a must in your repertoire of French cuisine basics. Read on for the history and our recipe.
Are you missing out on veal for dinner? No longer! This veal top round cut is versatile, easy to work with, and the basis for many traditional recipes. Read on to learn about this cut and get 3 recipes that will inspire you to cook some veal.
We love the arrival of fall because it’s cooking season! The calendar might tell us its officially autumn, but we’re not quite ready for deep braising just yet. So what to eat in this transitional time between grilling and stewing? We have some ideas for you – read on!
How about some creamy, truffley and mushroom-rich comfort food? Yeah, we thought so. We’ve found that a béchamel sauce made with black truffle butter is the perfect companion to mushrooms. Read on for the proof in the recipes below.
Duck legs don’t always get the appreciation they deserve. But that’s about to change. Our Pekin duck legs are just right for a single serving. They are tender in texture and mild in flavor, with skin that crisps up beautifully. Read on to learn more, and get the recipes.
Are you looking for something different for a quick weeknight dinner? Our recipe for Vietnamese Bo Luc Lac, known as “shaking beef,” is both flavorful and easy to make with sirloin steak tips. The savory stir-fry can be eaten with vegetables for a satisfying low-carb dinner or served with rice. Read on for the recipe.
Are you a fan of the sandwich? Aren’t we all? Well, France has some signature sandwiches that you need to know about – and to try. While it will always be better in Paris, le sandwich, as it is known, is fairly simple to replicate at home. Begin with the best ingredients you can find and read on for six tasty variations of the French sandwich.
Everyone loves beer can chicken, as the Internet can attest. This technique involves drinking half a beer (so far, so good) then using the can to hold a chicken upright for roasting. Our slightly more elegant version calls for a can of rosé wine and results in incredible delicious crispy skin – all over. Read on for the recipe.