Holiday and Special Occasion Entrées
Are you dreaming of the perfect Christmas or Valentine's Day dinner?
Is tonight the night to pull out all the stops for a special celebration, birthday, or anniversary?
Or maybe it's been a long time since you had a stay-at-home dinner for two.
Think white linens and silver, your best china and crystal - this is a dinner to dress up for.
One of the most stunning presentations at any holiday meal is a crown roast of pork. The roast is formed by tying the rib section into a circle. The ends of the ribs are "frenched" which means that the meat has been scraped off the tips of the bones.
Crown Roast of Pork Recipe >>
Adding the bourbon glaze takes a regular smoked ham to a spectacular ham. You can make this recipe with a fully cooked bone-in, boneless or spiral cut smoked ham.
Bourbon Glazed Ham Recipe >>
Pork loin and pork tenderloin recipes that are elegant enough for Christmas or any special occasion.
Pork Loin Recipes >>
Lobster always seems to say 'special occasion". From simple steamed lobsters to Lobster Fra Diavolo, a lobster dinner can make any dinner special.
Lobster Recipes >>
A standing rib roast, also known as prime rib, is ideal for Christmas and holiday entertaining or any special occasion. Here are some tips for buying, roasting, and carving the perfect rib roast for a small gathering or for a crowd.
Prepared for the most important feasts, Falsomagro is traditionally on Sicilian dinner tables for Christmas or New Year.
Falsomagro Recipe >>
Thick slices of veal shank are called osso buco in Italian or “bone with a hole.” Osso buco is rich and hearty. It is traditionally served with Risotto alla Milanese.
Osso Buco Recipe >>
Chestnut stuffing is a traditional Thanksgiving turkey stuffing for many Italian families. Roast turkey is also delicious for any special occasion.
Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing >>
SERVICE FOR 8
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This version of porchetta combines all of the flavors of the traditional roast, including the golden crunchy skin, but the recipe has been recreated for the home cook.
Porchetta Recipe >>
A traditional roast from Parma in Emilia-Romagna.
The meat is stuffed with Parmigiano-Reggiano and prosciutto and served for special occasions.
Rose of Parma Recipe >>
Cajun-style Turducken is a semi-boneless turkey filled with boneless duck, boneless chicken and stuffing made from ground pork sausage and Cajun-style corn bread.