Laurence's Latkes

December 19, 2014 | Posted by Sally Jackson

Bobby's business partner, Laurence Kretchmer, joins Sally from The B-Team to demonstrate his technique for latkes -- perfect latkes, we might add. The secret is in the magic starch... Watch and learn! >> get the recipe and read the blog <<

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The Perfect Fruitcake

December 14, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

Let's be honest: most fruitcake is overly dense, too sweet, too boozy and A few weeks ago, I set out to create a fruit cake that people would actually want to eat and would even be proud to serve to their guests this holiday season. Take a look! >> get the recipe <<

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Bobby's Braised Lamb Shanks, Bolo-Style

December 11, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Let’s talk about the braise, baby! This festive, wintry dish of braised lamb shanks with toasted orzo, roasted garlic and slow-roasted tomatoes is a beloved Bobby classic from his former New York restaurant, Bolo. I worked in the kitchen and absolutely loved this dish -- but you certainly don't need to be a restaurant cook to make it! &gt;&gt; read the blog for more tips and get the recipe &lt;&lt;

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Tomatillo-Horseradish Shrimp Cocktail

December 9, 2014 | Posted by Elyse Tirrell

Elyse from The B-Team makes a Bar Americain favorite that's perfect for holiday cocktail parties. &gt;&gt; get the recipe &lt;&lt;

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Mulled Wine Poached Pear Crisp, Deconstructed

November 21, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

Crisps, cobblers, Bettys and you know the difference? Read all about it here, and watch this video for a demonstration of Stephanie's wine-y deconstructed pear crisp, featuring mulled-wine-poached pears.

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Persimmons Stuffed with Mushrooms, Bulgur and Feta

November 17, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Wondering what would make a delicious centerpiece for a vegetarian feast, Thanksgiving or otherwise? Persimmons surprise with a starring role and they do not disappoint. While my Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast was centered around this very fruit, the meal still felt Thanksgiving-appropriate with all the familiar flavors and smells and plenty of stuffing (my favorite). &gt;&gt;get the recipe&lt;&lt;

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Turkey Roulade

November 14, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

If you're hosting an intimate affair this holiday, why not try something a bit smaller for your Thanksgiving feast? My Thanksgiving for Two menu (of which this roulade is the centerpiece) features half the food and half the amount of work, but all the traditional smells and flavors -- and the feeling of a true celebration. &gt;&gt; get the recipes &lt;&lt;

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Pumpkin Spice Syrup

November 12, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

Pumpkin lattes can be found everywhere this time of year, from fancy coffee shops to fast food chains. But here's a dirty secret: the pumpkin spice syrup usually found in these lattes contains artificial ingredients and no actual pumpkin! Determined to have a perfect pumpkin latte and drink it too, I decided to come up with my own syrup -- and it doesn’t only have to be used for coffee drinks! >> read the blog and get the recipe <<

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Up Your Cranberry Game

November 10, 2014 | Posted by Sally Jackson

Every year, about this time, I take part in The Great Cranberry Debate. It goes something like this (and it’s entirely in my head): Do I stick with my favorite simple sauce or branch out? Bobby makes a sweet-savory cranberry sauce that’s so good, it has inspired me to try something new this year (while still making the classic, of course). >> read the blog and get the recipe <<

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A Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

November 10, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Could we create a vegetarian spread that felt festive and exciting enough for Thanksgiving, without relying on turkey (...or gravy, or sausage, or bacon)? Of course we could! After hitting the market and tearing it up in the test kitchen, I emerged with a meal that is seasonal, satisfying, celebratory andfeatures my favorite traditional Thanksgiving element -- stuffing -- in an unexpected package. &gt;&gt; read the blog post and get the recipes &lt;&lt;

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