Bacon-Wrapped Turkey

Up to 10 servings Wrapping a turkey in bacon means no need to salt, brine, or basting. Making a bacon blanket is easy, and butter “glue” holds the bacon in place. Weave the bacon strips tightly [...]

Torta Salata

This covers your starch and your greens. Perfecto! Dough 3½ cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp sugar 1½ tsp salt 3 sticks unsalted butter, cut into pieces, chilled in freezer Filling 2 large heads [...]

Walnut Coffee Mushroom Sauce

Makes about 1 ½ cups This is a wonderful sauce or gravy. The coffee brings a depth of flavor that some people mistake for beef stock. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. olive oil 2 extra-large shallots, rough [...]

Turkey and Dumplings

Nothing says “comfort food” in the Fall like a creamy, dreamy dish topped with dumplings. This is like a pot pie, but the dumpling topping is steamed instead of baked. A great way to enjoy [...]

Savory Pumpkin Quiche

6-8 Servings Make this delicious pumpkin “pie” using basic ingredients for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It’s also a great addition to your celebration table. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 6 [...]

Au Gratin Potato Casserole

6-8 Servings Creamy with crispy edges, these make wonderful Thanksgiving taters! The starchiness of russets make them the clear potato choice for a great casserole. Ingredients: Butter to grease [...]

Spicy Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

Make cauliflower steaks on the grill and also in the oven. Both work great and it’s an easy way to get your veggie quota! Ingredients: ½ cup olive oil, plus more for grill 1 large head [...]

Elote

On the Cob: 4 servings. Off the Cob, aka Dip: About 3 cups On or off the cob, the flavors of Mexican street corn are delicious and fun. Grilling the ears of corn adds smokiness, and if you don’t [...]

Wonderfully Simple Veggie Soup

Makes 4-6 servings Go from simple to spectacular in just about thirty minutes. Fine slicing helps the cooking go lickety-split. Got a little more time and a few more veggies? This is one recipe [...]

Chilaquiles

Makes 4-6 servings For the chips ¼ cup vegetable oil, for frying 12 corn tortillas, cut into 8 wedges each Kosher salt OR: About 12 oz. corn tortilla chips, like Late July Quinoa and Chia For the [...]

Middle Eastern Chicken

A great way to introduce yourself to za’atar, and so easy to make! 6-8 pieces of bone-in, skin on chicken (thighs, breasts, drumsticks) 6 Tbsp. olive oil 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 2-3 Tbsp. za’atar [...]

Maple Bourbon Glaze

Brush this glaze on chicken, pork or salmon during the last 10 minutes of cooking. Coat one side, cook for 5 minutes, flip, brush the other side, cook another 5 minutes and flip once more to heat [...]

Cheesy Mac Sauce

This sauce is great for mac and cheese, and is also the “special sauce” that can make just about anything into a casserole. You can switch up the flavor with dried herbs and garlic granules for a [...]

Pork Carnitas

Recipe for Instant Pot by Randi Pratini Any boneless cut of pork will do, shoulder or butt are great! I leave it in one piece but it can be cut into chunks.  Ingredients are up to you, depending [...]

Sautéed Collard Greens

Editor’s Recipes from 2019 Winter Vine Make this recipe with or without the bacon. Either way, big, green collard greens are like large quantities of folded paper money, another New Year’s [...]

Bechamel Butternut Squash Rigatoni Bake

Butternut squash never tasted so good…together with mushrooms, spinach, pasta and a creamy béchamel sauce. This is a great weeknight dinner or a fantastic potluck dish that’s homey and cozy with [...]

Chef Chris Fagan’s Prime Rib

“This is my all-time favorite prime rib recipe,” shared Chef Chris Fagan, Hospitality House Culinary Instructor. “It’s always a hit—especially at holiday gatherings—and I’m happy to share my [...]