This recipe for Cassoulet with White Beans and Beef and Pork Ragù takes much less time than Southern France’s traditional variety, but is just as hearty. The name, Cassoulet, speaks to the deep clay pot in which it was traditionally cooked in; though any oven-safe dish will suffice with this recipe.
Canned legumes don’t always need to be boring, and with this recipe, they could be considered a sort of rustic elegance. This recipe for Spiced Lentils with Chickpeas, Cannelini Beans, and Feta is as easy-to-make as it is delicious, making for an equally acceptable weeknight or party meal!
Savory Cheesecake with Whipped Feta, Cream Cheese, and Nutmeg Whipped is maybe one of the easiest dips to make at home, yet strays from the expected and is an impressive dish for entertaining. A spin on the traditional Greek Tyrolsalata, these mini savory cheesecakes are perfect alongside a glass of wine!
Khachapuri is a decadent cheese bread from Georgia. There are many variations but this version takes on the traits of Adjaruli Khachapuri, shaped like a canoe, filled with a combination of salty and tangy cheeses, and topped with an egg yolk. We kicked up the flavor further by adding a bit of fresh nutmeg.
Baked Camembert with Grapes, Pears, and Honey is a dish often enjoyed by the French. It requires minimum effort to prepare and it makes a great late summer dinner or holiday appetizer. Serve with rustic baguette!
These Crustless Tartlets with Apples, Ham, and Cheese Apple and ham are an easy dish to prepare and is equally perfect for an appetizer, breakfast, brunch, or dinner. These little savory delights somehow feel both rustic and fancy. Plus, they are low-carb so you can feel good popping more than one!
French onion soup is one of those comfort dishes that might be severely missed when one transitions to a vegan lifestyle. So we've given the French classic a vegan makeover—French Onion Soup with Porcini Mushrooms and Vegan Cheese!
This recipe for baked pasta with Italian sausage and pumpkin sauce is rich, hearty, and loaded with deep flavors that warm and comfort! This savory dish incorporates the holy trinity of autumn spices: cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg, as well as dry white wine, sage, and fresh mozzarella.
This recipe for traditional Shepherds's Pie includes Minced Lamb, onions, carrots, and a rich reduction of wine and beef broth. The wide array of spices makes for a complex flavor profile that lends well to this comforting classic.
An easy recipe for decadent duck breast and roasted blackberries with a silky Porto wine sauce. This meal is the perfect balance of sweet and savory. It will impress your guests and satisfy those meaty cravings!