Sweetened with white chocolate only, this rich, Middle Eastern-inspired panna cotta, from test kitchen assistant Phillip Basone, gets its distinctive floral aroma from an infusion of blistered cardamom.
In this updated take on a classic French dessert, cream cheese adds stability and a pleasing tang, which balances the sweet white chocolate without overpowering it.
Copious amounts of crunchy, buttery macadamia nuts find their match in large, creamy white chocolate chunks in these classic American cookies.
One of Elvis's favorite sweets was the pound cake made by his childhood friend Janelle McComb. Every year at Christmas, she'd bake two loaves and bring them to Graceland.
The secret to this pie's especially bright color is the use of boiled sweet potatoes instead of baked.
Though cream cheese frosting is typically used nowadays on red velvet cake, classic whipped cream frosting makes for a more balanced sweetness.
This recipe, from Saveur executive editor Dana Bowen, calls for almond pastry filling in place of the almond paste typically used to make these cookies, for a lighter, moister result.
Crisp, salty pancetta, earthy parsley, and lemon combine beautifully in this salad from Houston's Dolce Vita restaurant.
Cut into Christmas trees, wreaths, snowflakes, snowmen, candy canes, and every other holiday design imaginable, these are classic holiday treats in the U.S. The cookies themselves are pure buttery comfort, but when decorated with royal icing, sprinkles, dragées, and sanding sugar, they're elevated to cultural icons, beloved by children and grown-ups alike. Plus, they're almost as much fun to make as they are to eat.
This recipe involves three steps. First, rub a flavored butter under the turkey's skin. Then roast the turkey over root vegetables until each piece is done. Finally, make a gravy with the juices left in the roasting pan.
A glaze made with apricot and ginger adds a sweet note to salty roasted ham. This recipe comes from Chris Williams, the chef of Lone Star Barbecue & Mercantile in Santee, South Carolina, and is just one of the delicious ham preparations in Executive Editor Dana Bowen's December 2009 feature, "The Wonders of Ham."
This feast-worthy dish, based on a recipe in Pork & Sons by Stéphane Reynaud (Phaidon, 2007), calls for fresh ham, a succulent cut from the pig's hind leg that yields crisp skin and juicy meat. If cooking for a larger crowd, roast a whole fresh ham instead of just the shank end, and double the ingredient quantities for the glaze.
When making these truffles, use supermarket-quality white chocolate, which has more stabilizers than expensive brands do and sets up better.
The batter for this winter warmer can be ladled from a punch bowl into glasses.
Puréed as part of a creamy mousse, ham gives these deviled eggs a distinctive, savory character and a beautiful pink hue.
Brandy adds depth and black peppercorns balance the tart flavor in this version of the classic cranberry sauce.
This double-crust pie has an intriguing tart-sweet flavor thanks to a splash of apple cider vinegar.
Warm up with this winter classic.
Topped with savory ingredients, these tiny bites are not only appeasing to the eye but delicious as well.
This kitschy cocktail food of the 30’ is back for the holidays.