Content tagged with “Entertaining, formal”
Gingered Cranberry Sauce
A touch of ginger makes canned cranberry sauce anything but ordinary. Serve with roast chicken or turkey.
Roasted Beet Crostini
The entire beet plant—roots, stems and greens—can be used in this stunning appetizer. The beets are roasted then pureed...
Hungarian Beef Goulash
This streamlined goulash skips the step of browning the beef, and instead coats it in a spice crust to give it a rich...
Middle Eastern Lamb Stew
This brothy stew is boldly flavored with a blend of characteristic Middle Eastern spices and finished with fresh...
Corn Bread Stuffing
Flecked with fresh herbs and dried currants, this corn bread stuffing is a nice alternative to regular bread stuffing.
Double Corn-Parmesan Biscotti
Corn kernels and cornmeal give these savory biscotti a pleasant crunch. Fresh or frozen corn kernels work equally well.
Fruit Cup with Marsala Sauce
Nothing looks more handsome than a bowl of jewel-bright fruits: glistening red berries, burnished plums, blueberries...
Yogurt replaces most of the whipped cream of a traditional fool, and rosewater imparts a delicate hint of fragrance.
Pineapple-Coconut Layer Cake
In this stunning dessert, two layers of coconut-flavored cake are filled with sweet pineapple curd and topped with...
Soufflés may look like a restaurant-only dessert, but they are actually easy to make. Whip them up right after dinner...
Cooked blueberries provide a base for a sauce of whole fresh berries. Serve over lemon sorbet or pound cake.
Instead of cantaloupe, you may also use Persian, Crenshaw or casaba melon in this refreshing ginger-infused soup.
Iced Cucumber-Lemon Soup
You can substitute dill, cilantro or basil for the mint in this refreshing cucumber-lemon soup. An easy way to make...
Pineapple Salsa Soup
This colorful sweet-tangy soup is full of fresh pineapple, bell pepper and cucumber.
Cucumber Salad (Tzatziki)
This garlicky cucumber-yogurt salad is delicious served with grilled lamb or as a dip for toasted pita chips.
Rhubarb Custard Pie
A creamy custard is the perfect foil for tangy rhubarb in this wonderful spring pie.