Viennese Crescent Holiday Cookies – European
These cookies have been a Christmas family favorite for 20 years. Flaky and buttery, they are worth the effort. Almonds can be substituted for hazelnuts.
Breakfast and Brunch – Sweet Potato Waffles
A great twist on a classic breakfast treat, these yummy sweet potato waffles, made with cinnamon and brown sugar, are ready in 20 minutes.
Appetizers and Snacks – Salsa – Cotija Cheese Salsa
This unique salsa recipe combines cotija cheese, onion, tomato, cilantro, and chile peppers to create a tasty dip that goes well with any Mexican meal.
Meat and Poultry – Chicken Breast – Chicken Florentine Casserole
A bed of spinach and mushrooms is covered with boneless, skinless chicken breasts, topped with bacon bits and shredded mozzarella, and baked with a garlicky cream sauce.
Chicken Thigh – One-Skillet Crispy Chicken Thighs
These chicken thighs are cooked in a single skillet and served over a delectable butter sauce flavored with shallots and red wine. They are both crispy and juicy.
Meat and Poultry – Delicious Turkey Burgers
Jalapenos, onions, garlic, bacon, and other flavorful ingredients are added to these turkey burgers to give them an extra kick of flavor.
Traditional Rice Stuffing – Stuffing and Dressing
Long grain rice is used in place of bread in this delectable twist on traditional stuffing. The quantity is sufficient to stuff a 5-pound chicken.
Valerie’s Bolognese Sauce
This traditional-style meat sauce simmers on the stove until thick and flavorful. Ladle it over pasta, or use in a million different recipes.
Desserts – Cream Cheese – Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting
Sweetened, shredded coconut adds flavor and texture to a luscious butter and cream cheese frosting that’s easy to make and ever so good. Use toasted coconut as a garnish to create an extra elegant cake.
Argentine Lentil Stew
Although the flavors of paprika, apple, and a little barbecue sauce might seem to go against the grain, they complement each other nicely in this well-liked lentil stew.