Lidia Bastianich's polenta torta is delicious with Gorgonzola and cabbage, but you can vary the filling however you wish. The dish is ideal for a crowd. You can assemble the tart the day before and then bake it the day of your gathering, and it also reheats well.
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Kathy Gunst’s New England Fish and Clam Chowder
There are endless variations of New England chowders, some that use only clams and others that rely on a wide variety of fish and shellfish, like this one from Kathy Gunst. It’s endlessly adaptable; you can add lobster, mussels, or other firm fish, depending on where you live and what you have access to.
Herb-Crusted Grilled Beef Tenderloin
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.
Corn Bread Stuffing Muffins
Great for Thanksgiving and eight other months of the year—Corn Bread Stuffing Muffins baked in a muffin tin. How about passing that around at your holiday table? I found this recipe in the November issue of Cooking Light magazine, and had to give it a whirl. Sure enough, it’s a winner with grownups and kids. Try these […]