Content tagged with “Entertaining, formal”
For midwinter cheer, pull up a mug of something warm and spirited.
While regular hot cocoa is lovely and warming, sometimes something a bit more spirited is in order. Some other tasty...
This ultra-quick sauce can make any night a special occasion. We especially like it with strawberries, pears or coffee...
Roast Leg of Lamb
Inspired by the healthfulness and delicious simplicity of rustic Greek cooking.
Too often pecan pie is overly sweet and laden with fat. Enjoy this better-for-you tart for your next feast.
Not kid stuff: A sophisticated and safe low-fat version of classic eggnog.
Try this for a different topping for waffles.
Phyllo Cheese Triangles
Reminiscent of the ever-popular cheese straws, these savory, flaky cheese bites are a guaranteed hit for any occasion.
A French bistro favorite, this aperitif turns an everyday white wine into a festive cocktail. To really make it an...
Eggnog Ice Cream
The spicy, eggy flavors of eggnog have been a part of American Christmas traditions for at least two centuries.
A fruit crumble offers the luscious flavor of a fresh fruit pie without the fuss of making a crust. Celebrate late-...
A fruit crumble offers the luscious flavor of a fresh fruit pie without the fuss of making a crust. Celebrate the...
Peeling fresh chestnuts may be a bit tedious, but the result is worth the effort. Chestnut meat adds incredible texture...
The pairing of perfumed mangoes and tart raspberries works well as a waffle topping—and can also be served as a fruit...
You can't beat pure maple syrup for waffles and pancakes, but you can upgrade it nutritionally by adding fruit and...
This versatile creamy topping blends the nutritional virtues and creamy texture of drained nonfat yogurt with the...
Removing seeds from raspberry puree is a tedious step, but worth the effort to make a silky sauce.
Espresso Creme Anglaise
Creme anglaise is a luxurious French custard sauce that is thickened with lightly cooked egg yolks. This sauce requires...
Braised Brisket & Roots
This braised brisket gets a decidedly wintery feel from the earthy-sweet flavors of carrots, parsnips and rutabaga.
Chopped candied ginger adds a sweet and spicy note to lightened-up whipped cream.
Goat Cheese Kisses
Each of these bite-size savory treats has a bit of dried fruit tucked inside for a slightly sweet surprise. They make...