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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take simple roasted chicken to the stratosphere with a luxurious twist. This recipe uses black truffle butter and fresh black truffle slices, which are layered under the skin. The result is an ultra-juicy bird that’s full of truffle flavor. Read on for the recipe.
What will you be eating on Christmas morning? After opening the gifts, serve up one of these tasty recipes. Most can be made – or prepped for the oven – ahead of time, for a convenient holiday meal. Full of flavor (and savory D’Artagnan ingredients) there’s something here for everyone – even those with a sweet tooth. Read on for the recipes.
What should you serve for Christmas dinner? Whether your family has a taste for turkey, goose, lamb or ham, there’s something here for everyone. These seven recipes are festive and just right for serving convivial holiday gatherings. Read on and plan your holiday meal.
Have you got a craving for something French this Thanksgiving? Of course, Thanksgiving is not celebrated in France, so there’s no traditional menu to follow. But the French are experts at eating well and hosting convivial feasts. So we’ve taken a page from their book and collected some recipes that will bring a little joie de vivre to your Thanksgiving meal.
The turkey may be the center of the Thanksgiving meal, but the side dishes make it a feast. There are classics that everyone expects to see, like stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green beans. We’ve made these favorites even better with some of our signature ingredients (we call them holiday helpers). Read on for ten tasty recipes.