Christmas Dinner for a Crowd
The secrets of foolproof pommes Anna, the classic and elegant French potato cake, are to skip the clarified butter and use a nonstick skillet.
For perfect texture, taste, and appearance, bake your custard in a very shallow dish and use small squares of relatively firm sponge cake.
Salad with Fennel, Dried Cherries, Walnuts, and Roquefort
Blue cheese makes an interesting dinner guest, inviting a wide range of other ingredients--sweet, tart, bitter, and crunchy--to the table.
Classic Green Bean Casserole
The classic combo of green beans, condensed soup, and canned onions isn't bad. But for a holiday centered on homemade food, shouldn't every dish be great?
Family-Sized Potato Roesti
Potato Roesti is a perfect partner to a roast, but with one or more of our recommended additions, they make a great light meal, too. Choose the larger roesti recipe to serve 6; the regular recipe will serve 4.