Christmas & New Years

Planning your dinner menu for Christmas Day, Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve? I’ve got you covered. Below are popular holiday recipes and celebration meals such as my pan-seared filet mignon, steamed lobster, and baked oysters.

You can also toast the holidays with some of my favorite cocktails such as the Old Fashioned, AviationSidecar, and French 75 cocktail.

Porterhouse Steak Recipe

Pan-seared porterhouse steak prepared with homemade horseradish sauce, chimichurri sauce, and au poivre sauce.

Tuxedo No. 2 Cocktail Recipe

The tuxedo no. 2 is a fantastic riff on the classic gin martini made with dry gin, dry vermouth, absinthe, maraschino liqueur, orange bitters, and a lemon twist.

Squid Ink Pasta with Mussels Recipe

Squid ink pasta with mussels is an incredibly simple and elegant dish made with squid ink pasta, mussels, marinara, garlic, shaved parmesan, and fresh basil.

How to Reverse Sear Steak

Reverse searing is the best way to cook thicker cuts of beef. If you’re looking for a perfect medium-rare steak with a phenomenal crust, reverse searing is for you.

Rigatoni Bolognese Recipe

Rigatoni bolognese is a simple, yet elegant dish made with homemade bolognese sauce, rigatoni, fresh herbs, and a dollop of ricotta or mascarpone cheese.