Huber Huevos Rancheros

This meal is our family's traditional Christmas Day breakfast. Christopher mans the comal after the Santa festivities, while we all fill our coffee mugs and wait for our plates.

Eggnog Flans with Maple and Toasted Walnuts

Premade eggnog and maple syrup ensure this elegant make-ahead dessert comes together in a hurry!

Mom’s French Dressing Salad Recipe

This zippy, tomato-based French dressing recipe--was handed down to Lia's mom early on in her marriage by her Aunt Gladys. It's a beloved family favorite.

Knead-less Olive-Rosemary Bread

Time and a Dutch oven make it easy to bake wonderful, rustic homemade bread --without kneading.

Brussels Sprouts Carbonara with Whole Wheat Fusilli

Whole wheat fusilli pasta, Brussels sprouts and a creamy pan sauce add up to a satisfying supper that's on the table in less than 20 minutes.

Saffron Cardamom Coconut Macaroons

Saffron and green cardamom--"diva" spices--lend complexity to Monica Bhide's recipe for coconut macaroons.

Cardamom Gingersnap Cookies

Inspired by spice expert Monica Bhide, we give traditional gingersnaps a fresh update with the addition of sweet, pungent green cardamom.

Dark Molasses Cranberry Granola

This crunchy and colorful granola is simple to prepare and makes a great start to the day. Hmm, we like it at the end of the day, too, sprinkled over yogurt or ice cream!

Buffalo (Bison) Carbonnade

Use buffalo stew meat and dark ale to make this luscious and hearty Belgian-style braise.

Pea Soup with Spanish Chorizo & Sherry Vinegar

Warm up a chilly night with our Spanish-influenced pea soup, which you can make in a hurry in a pressure cooker, or take your time in a Dutch oven.