Presidential Palates: What did Past POTUS Like to Eat?

Happy Presidents Day! We’ve done extensive internet research on presidential preferences in food. As a result, we now have a game plan in case any of our presidents come over for dinner. Read on for some fun insights into the favorite foods of our presidents – along with some recipes.

Make a Memorable Christmas Feast with One of These 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.

5 Amazing Mains that Can Replace Turkey at Thanksgiving

Are you looking to serve something different at Thanksgiving this year? Perhaps you are hosting Friendsgiving, giving you a bit more menu freedom. Think outside the turkey with these holiday main picks. Your thankful guests will delight in these alternatives, any of which will make your gathering into a feast. 

Chefs Share What They Do to Celebrate Christmas

How do chefs celebrate Christmas – if they don’t spend it working in the kitchen? We asked some of our chef clients about their holiday memories and traditions at home. Read on for their answers.

This is Why You Should be Cooking Goose for Christmas

Roasting a goose may be daunting, but if your goose is well cooked, it has succulent, tender, dark meat that is rich tasting, and free of fat. Goose is the ultimate special occasion bird, and a world away from chicken. This classic choice for Christmas dinner is enjoyed around the world, and throughout history. Read…

You Don’t Have to Be French to Make these Classic Recipes

Every July 14th the French celebrate Bastille Day, commemorating the revolution of 1789, and in every major city around the world with a significant number of French expatriates, there is sure to be a good party, parade, or petanque tournament on the holiday. Find one near you or join in the fun at home by…

Easter Sides: 5 Easy Recipes for the Best Holiday Meal

Make your best Easter dinner ever with one – or more – of these delicious recipes. From bright green vegetables with smoky bacon to a gorgeous grain salad, we’ve got simple options for your holiday table. Read on for our easy recipes that are sure to please your family and guests.

Choosing Wines for Christmas Dinner

Before you get lost in the world of wine ratings, scores and blog advice, let us help you with a few simple pointers about what to consider when choosing wines for Christmas dinner. Chances are your meal is centered around a roasted goose, turkey, capon, leg of lamb, or glazed ham. Think of the wine as…

Making Thanksgiving Dinner for a Small Party

Hosting a smaller group for Thanksgiving? You may not want to roast a whole turkey, but rather a turkey breast. Or perhaps make a special occasion roast like this Crackling Roast Porcelet Rack with Fennel & Apples. Here are a few holiday-appropriate recipes that will serve 4 to 6 people. Start with the main dish decision, and then…

Think Outside the Bird: Stuffing & Dressing Recipes

There are a few things on a Thanksgiving menu that are non-negotiables, and stuffing is one of them. Whether you are serving turkey, goose or capon there’s always room for stuffing. Even with a turkey alternative like wild boar, venison, or pork, a side dish of the good stuff is a welcome part of the…

Our 7 Best Homemade Edible Gifts

Edible holiday gifts, made lovingly by hand, are often the most appreciated. Not only are they a delightful gesture, but rolling up your sleeves and getting messy in the kitchen can be a lot of fun. Here are 7 easy recipes – both sweet and savory – that will get you all kinds of compliments…