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Thanksgiving Dinner for Two: One Pan, One Hour

RECIPE: Roasted Turkey Breast with Olive-Oil Smash Carrots, Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts, and Herb Gravy

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. My family has a fabulous tradition of popping open a bottle of good champagne, and going around the table before dinner, toasting what each person is thankful for.  We eat the American classics: roast turkey … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Easy, Eat, Main Courses, Poultry
 

Poussins (Baby Chickens) with Prosciutto and Rosemary with White Beans for Two

RECIPE: Poussins with Prosciutto and Rosemary with White Beans

This meal is a show-stopper. An elegant and expeditious way to serve a roasted bird for a small crowd at the holidays. Although, you could make as many of these as you needed to, to serve a crowd. Buy a … Continue reading

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Holiday Quatre Épices Glazed Carrots

RECIPE: Quatre Épices Glazed Carrots

One thing (of the many things) I love about French cuisine is the little mixtures of herbs and spices that, together, have become vastly important and common as one ingredient.  Herbes de Provence.  Fines herbes.  Quatre épices.  Blends that are … Continue reading

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Turkey ‘au Vin’

RECIPE: Turkey 'au Vin'

Growing up in a French-American family, Thanksgiving was always a happy confusion.  Apple cider sorbet with our pumpkin pie.  Gratin Dauphinois instead of mashed potatoes.  Haricots verts instead of regular, sturdy green beans.  And we always, whether it’s considered French … Continue reading

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Warm Roasted Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

RECIPE: Warm Roasted Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

Mr. English and I are obsessed with Brussels sprouts–little villains.  They look and act all tough, and give themselves a bad reputation.  But I think you’ll find, Brussels sprouts are fast becoming everyone’s secret favorite vegetable. I just developed this … Continue reading

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