Ward off the winter chill with warming soups and stews, hearty braised meats, and rich pasta dishes.
Cassoulet au Canard
This duck-lover’s version of the classic southern French casserole includes the bird in the form of rich sausages, bone-in legs and thighs, breast meat, and the traditional confit.
Smoked Tomato Soup
This thick, tangy soup from Ludivine restaurant in Oklahoma City gets additional depth of flavor from smoked tomatoes. Add a grilled cheese and you’ve got a perfect weeknight meal. See the recipe for Smoked Tomato Soup »
Chicken Pot Pie
Classic, comforting pot pie gets an elegant boost with the addition of shaved black truffles.
South Indian Onion Stew (Sambar)
In South India, rice and sambar is a daily meal. A stew made from chana dal (yellow split peas), sambar is a spicy medium for vegetables from miniature eggplants to okra to pearl onions. South Indian sambar is bolstered by sambar powder—coriander seeds, red chile, fenugreek seeds, and curry leaves, among other spices, that are coarsely ground together—as well as spices typically found in garam masala.
Kaeng Kàrìi (Yellow Curry with Beef and Potatoes)
No one will miss the meat in this creamy, vegetable-laden lasagne with perfectly al dente noodles.