Center your meal on one of these festive and hearty main dish recipes. You've found the elegant centerpiece of your holiday table.
A sweet-and-spicy fruit mixture fills this juicy pork loin, and pear preserves make a delectable glaze. You won't even need
a centerpiece if this is on the menu.
A honey-curry glaze elevates this lamb to a whole new level. Roasted grapes and cranberries add a festive and tasty touch
to this impressive meal.
Add a little crunch to a juicy beef tenderloin with a flavorful coating of panko breadcrumbs, kettle-cooked potato chips,
and fresh herbs. Top each serving with a bit of Cherry Chutney and blue cheese crumbles.
We "dry-brine" this pork before grilling it with a salt-and-sugar mixture to make it extra flavorful and juicy. The Sticky Stout Barbecue Sauce boosts the flavor and juiciness even more.
Entrées don’t come any grander than beef tenderloin, and the Henry Bain Sauce served with this one is a Kentucky classic.
Surround it with top-rated sides, and you have a meal guaranteed to make memories.
Full of spicy Louisiana flair, this dish is perfect for a more intimate get-together.
A mustard-wine marinade keeps this tenderloin juicy and full of flavor. It's surprisingly easy for such an elegant meal.
Rub prime rib with freshly ground peppercorns, coriander, and fennel for a heady combination of seasonings that perfectly
complements this elegant cut of meat. A garnish of fresh cranberries and oranges adds vibrant color to your table, making
this dish as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the palate.
A container of refrigerated pesto adds distinctive flavor to this basic beef-and-cheese lasagna, and the unbaked lasagna can
be frozen for up to three months.
Trussing the roast promotes even cooking. If you prefer, ask your butcher to do it for you.
Choose a mixture of everyone's favorite chicken pieces, such as drumsticks, bone-in breasts, and thighs.
The robust herb crust of Grilled Pork Roast pairs beautifully with sweet-tart Fruit Compote. Keep leftover compote for up to two weeks and serve with goat cheese or Brie and crusty bread for a wonderful snack or appetizer.
With a little help from the grill, pulling off an enchanting evening in your own backyard has never been easier. These Italian
Sirloin Steaks flavored with garlic, oregano, basil, and parsley can be marinated the night before and grilled when it's time
"Prepare the meat and sauce separately," Victoria says, "and then warm them together just before the guests arrive."
We baked this ham at a low temperature—275°—which made it juicier and more tender than a higher temperature would have yielded.
Add extra flavor to roasted beef tenderloin by wrapping it in pancetta and baking it until the pancetta is crispy. Serve with
Whipped Horseradish Cream.
Serve these succulent, single-serving hens on a large platter family style, or plate them individually. Either way, be sure
to warm your serving dishes in advance. Generally, 1-pound hens are the perfect size.
Be sure to ask your butcher to cut out the chine bone and to French the rib rack for easy carving and an elegant presentation.
This refined whole side of salmon takes only 10 minutes to prep.
Thick slices of bacon and spinach are rolled into turkey breasts and baked to perfection. A fig and port wine reduction completes
this holiday dish.
While a holiday ham traditionally consists of a cured, brined, or smoked cut of pork from the hind leg, we're taking liberties
with the word "ham" and choosing th best cut for this job: the shoulder. A fresh Apple-Cranberry-Pomegranate Salsa pairs well with any holiday pork roast or turkey.
Start roasting at 450º for 45 minutes to form the caramelized crust. Then reduce the temperature and finish cooking to keep
the inside pink and juicy.