This is a great dish to make for a party, as it can be assembled ahead, even the day before, and then placed in the oven an hour before serving.
chopped fresh parsley
Bright and fresh from the citrus, this shellfish dinner is fast enough for a weeknight meal and pretty enough for entertaining, especially when served on a platter with lemon and orange wedges.
Since the sauce is hearty and chunky, it’s perfect to make in the slow cooker. While any part of the chicken works great, Gina Homolka prefers to use skinless chicken thighs that are still on the bone. The chicken comes out so juicy and tender, and the bones add flavor to the sauce.
There are enough options in this beautiful soup to really make it your own (use guanciale or pancetta, Sicilian or European lentils, white or red wine, protein or vegetable stock, orange-flavored olive oil or not). But whatever you do, do not skimp on the orange or tangerine zest. That one bright element makes this a soup you won’t soon forget.
Beef tenderloin isn’t just for special occasions! This simple recipe is great for a casual gathering with friends. Sliced thinly and piled high with greens, onions, and brie, we used the beef tenderloin to make rustic, satisfying sandwiches.