Dominique DeVito shares her holiday simple recipe for chocolate mousse. DeVito is the author of Christmas Slow-Cooking, available now wherever books are sold.
If you are asked to supply a dessert for a holiday party, try this amazing take on a traditional fall classic, the apple cake. Have fun with this; make it your own. Don’t like apples? Try pears; sub walnuts or almonds for the pecans. Endless variations. Not too much stress. Rave reviews.
Still have items to cross off your gift list? The weekend of Dec. 12-14 is perhaps the best time this season to find gifts at an abundance of holiday markets happening throughout the District.
Some venues are definitely better than others though, so here is a summary of the five best restaurants that opened in 2014. If you haven’t checked them out yet, do so sometime soon.
Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit Blaue Gans in NYC for delicious bratwurst.
Dominique DeVito shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped meatloaf from her book “Low-Card Slow Cooking,” out now from Cider Press Mill.
Peppermint and holiday celebrations go together hand in hand. Beautifully decorative with the delicious, sweet taste of peppermint enhances everything from luscious desserts to warm and soul-satisfying beverages.
This is an incredible showy treat for brunch or a trim the tree party.
Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit Ditch Plains in NYC for New England clam chowder.
Baking can be a great way to get into the holiday spirit, but it’s the kind of thing that you sometimes keep putting off. To get you motivated, here are a couple of fabulous cookie recipes from well-known, talented D.C. pastry chefs.