Roasted Chicken with Asiago Polenta and Truffled Mushrooms INGREDIENTS: CHICKEN: 1 (5-pound) roasting chicken 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons fresh orange juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 orange, halved 6 garlic cloves, peeled 2 thyme sprigs 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chickenContinue reading
Penne with Shrimp and Herbed Cream Sauce This special pasta is a top pick for a Christmas main dish. INGREDIENTS: 4-6 servings 1 pound penne pasta 1/4 cup olive oil 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled, and deveined 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus extra for seasoning 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper,Continue reading
Fig and Orange Glazed Ham Update the classic holiday ham with a fig jam and orange juice glaze. INGREDIENTS: 1 spiral-sliced half ham 1 cup fig jam 2 tablespoons dijon mustard Grated zest of 1 orange 1/3 cup fresh orange juice PREPARATION: Preheat the oven as directed on the ham package and follow the instructionsContinue reading
Christmas Stuffing with Bacon INGREDIENTS: — 10-12 servings 8 ounces applewood- smoked bacon, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces Rice: 4 1/2 cups low-salt chicken broth 3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 1 1/4 cups short-grain brown rice 1 1/4 cups wild rice Vegetables: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil One 14-ounceContinue reading
Horseradish- Crusted Steak Roulade This impressive dish will wow your friends and family during the holidays. INGREDIENTS: 4 servings 2 red bell peppers, stemmed, halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 leek, white and light-green parts only, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chopped fresh parsley Kosher salt and freshlyContinue reading
Roasted Rack of Lamb INGREDIENTS: Yield: 8 Servings Grated zest of 2 lemons 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary 1/4 cup kosher salt Pinch of sugar 2 8 -bone racks of lamb, chine bone removed, frenched 1/4 cup canola oil PREPARATION: Mix together the lemon zest, rosemary, salt and sugar. Season the racks on all sidesContinue reading
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