French Holiday Recipes

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Holiday Brie En Croute

Want to brighten your holiday mood in the coming festive session? Here is the best way to celebrate the festival days with your family and friends. Brie en Croute is the pastry stuffed with brie cheese and fruit jams. Bake this in your oven, after watching... - 144.059


These fancy little cookies are really not all that complicated to make! They look beautiful and taste amazing. What a great cookie to serve! - 136.188

Wegmans Nut And Mushroom Pate

Wegmans Executive Chef Julie Jordan shares this flavorful vegan pate for the next time you entertain. It's also probably ten times healthier than meat pate. - 136.088

Easter Fresh Fruit Tart

If you are looking for a dessert recipe for your Easter Dinner, this is it! Fresh, colorful, light and beautiful, this tart represents spring! A classic French dessert, this elegant fruit tart has a shell of tender biscuit-like pastry filled with a thick... - 135.167

Savoury Mini Croissants

If you're looking for a quick and impressive idea for your holiday buffet, try the mini-croissants with salmon and bacon! - 132.613

Rustic Raspberry Galette

Are you keen on making a mouthwatering dessert? Try this Rustic Raspberry Galette. This Classic French pastry is easy to make and tastes simply divine. This dessert will appeal to adult and kids alike. Check out the video for a step-by-step demonstration. - 130.065

Escarole And Leek Gratin

When one thinks of fall comfort food, one thinks of something hot, bubbling, right out of the oven, just like this escarole and leek gratin. This recipe has it all..healthy green veggies, hearty cream and gooey cheese that come together into a warm and... - 129.753

Chocolate Lover's Mousse

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Chocolate Lover's Mousse. This mousse has a rich chocolate flavor and looks gorgeous. It is quite simple to make and is very elegant, particularly during the holiday season. - 128.973

Christmas Crepes

Ever heard about Christmas Crepes? Now, there may not be anything particularly "Christmas" about crepes, but they are a delicious Christmas Eve dessert tradition around Rebecca's house. So if you're looking for a different dessert that your family will enjoy,... - 128.589

Creamy Turkey Crepes

Crepes with turkey....a must try dish! - 128.45

Festive French Macarons

Jordan Winery's baker extraordinaire, Cristina Valencia, returns to show tips and techniques for baking French Macarons. These delicate cookies will impress any winter guest and cookie lover. Cristina teaches you how to prepare your ingredients, how to... - 127.778

Tarte Au Cafe Avec Sauce Chocolat

MAKING 1. In an oven proof dish, mix coffee and butter. Pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds or until butter melts. 2. In mixer, beat egg and sugar until it becomes light buttery yellow in color. 3. Pour coffee butter mixture into the mixer and beat... - 127.46

Grilled Pear, Endive And Crottin De Chavignol Toasts

Lots of people love their French goat’s cheese, but many don’t know how versatile and tasty a cooking ingredient it can be! Sophie Wright, the ambassador for Easy Cheesy Chèvre, TV Chef and bestselling author, has come up with some top tips and recipes... - 127.44

Holiday Morning French Toast

Apples, cinnamon, brown sugar and raisins...what a delicious way to make French Toast! Easy to make the night before, just pop this in the oven an hour before your breakfast or brunch and thrill your family & friends with a warm and toasty holiday treat! - 124.844

French Style White Fish

The heart healthy white fish not only makes for a nutritious addition to your dinner table, but is quite flavorful too. In this French style recipe, the chef uses shallots, mushrooms, onions, and herbs to whomp up a tasty dinnertime fish recipe that is... - 124.65

Tomato Tart

This recipe is a delicious tomato pie from scratch - homemade pastry dough, topped with organic heirloom tomatoes, apple wood smoked bacon, fresh rosemary and Spanish blue cheese. - 123.285

Poached Pears

Chef Keith Snow creates a delicious & healthy dessert from fresh bosc pears, walnuts, and homemade caramel sauce in this short cooking video. - 122.956

Crepes Stuffed With Blueberries & Mascarpone Cheese And Whole Wheat Crepes Too!

GETTING READY 1. In a large bowl sift the flour and salt, make a well in the center and add the eggs and melted butter. 2. Pour the milk in slowly and whisk constantly. 3. Add the vanilla and cinnamon and whisk until smooth. 4. Cover and let it rest for 10... - 122.711

Eggnog French Toast

Eggnog. Quite possibly one of the most delicious parts of the Holiday season. Unfortunately most of the time it just sits in the refrigerator… but not anymore people! It’s time for this delicious drink to shine. I love breakfast. I love breakfast so much... - 122.462

Oreo Biscuits With White Chocolate And Orange Mousse By Tarla Dalal

Oreo Biscuits with White Chocolate and Orange Mousse,The orange white chocolate mousse makes a wonderful topping for crunchy crushed oreo biscuits. - 122.286

Mango Creme Brulee

Learn how to make a delicious twist on the classic French desert by adding mango. - 122.234

Apple Galettes

It just sounds hard... but these are super easy and oh so tasty. - 121.877

Scalloped Potatoes- Gratin

This Scalloped Potatoes Recipe - Gratin is absolutely amazing for upcoming Christmas or for any other day of the year. This simply spectacular and deliciously fabulous recipe is a true joy for potato lovers. - 121.433

How To Make Chocolate Truffles

The sweet chocolate ganache with the coating of cocoa powder will leave your mouth watering until the next bite. - 121.391

Kale & Quinoa Crustless Quiche: Healthy

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. MAKING 2. In a large bowl add the eggs, egg white, almond milk, mozzarella, garlic, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper (if using), kale and onion. Mix well till combined and frothy. See to it that the cheese is... - 121.036

Entertaining: Cheesy Spinach And Mushroom Quiche

The Kitchen Witch demonstrates the perfect recipe for stress free entertaining: Cheesy Spinach and Mushroom Quiche. This is her feature contribution this month at Sweatpants and Coffee. - 121.007

White Chocolate Coconut Truffles

More truffles for the holiday season, this time with white chocolate!!! And of course, coconut just makes them better. You won't believe how easy they are to make! - 120.75

Dark Chocolate Truffles - Holidays Special

Dark chocolate truffles are an essential treat for the holiday season! You won't believe how easy they are to make!!! Also, they are the perfect homemade gift for your friends and family! - 119.862

Betty's Faux French Chocolate Beignets

Ditch the cupcakes! It's time to load your plate with chocolate beignets. The delicious donuts is quick and easy to make and can be whomped in minutes by using easily available kitchen ingredients. Betty's recipe is so simple that you wouldn't mind investing... - 119.508

Beef Tournedoes With Foie Gras And Red Wine Reduction

A completely extravagant Holiday Meal. But well worth it for a special occasion. Like a romantic Valentine's Day Dinner? - 118.51

Peppermint Chocolate Mousse

What flavor do you think of when you think of the Holidays? For fall it’s obviously pumpkin, and for Christmas… peppermint! I love peppermint and anything that has it in it… minus peppermint coffee. That stuff is nasty. Sorry in advance for anyone that... - 117.815

Chocolate Raspberry Napoleon Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Napoleon Cake Recipe is my latest and one of the proudest recipes that I developed! Just think about Chocolate and Raspberry flavor combination and my mouth start to salivate. So just go ahead and make this easy and marvelous cake! Enjoy! - 117.443

Chocolate Espresso Pots Du Crème

Chocolate espresso pots du creme are intensely flavored and rich with high quality chocolate and a hint of espresso. Simple to make, these desserts are a show-stopper. - 117.025

Cheryls Home Cooking - Chocolate Mousse

An awesome way to make a quick dessert. Its fast,easy and very inexpensive to make. Filled with tons of flavor. What family isn't into chocolate. Its great for the holidays too. - 116.645

Best Fruit Now - French Toast With Blueberry Syrup

If you are crazy for French Toasts, try this innovative recipe for the same. Baked crisp French toasts taste amazing with rich and thick blueberry sauce and the meal is definitely a delight for all foodies. Try it out now…. - 116.473

Smoked Salmon And Cream Cheese Mini Quiches

Smoked Salmon And Cream Cheese Mini Quiches is fun starter to any great feast. - 116.378

How To Make Creme Brulee

If you want to woo anyone, you should try this custard. The chef uses fresh vanilla in this recipe. The caramel topping adds an extra taste to the dessert. I'm sure you're loved one will relish the custard. - 115.356

Baked Brie Dip, Edamame Dip, Pear And Clove Butter

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit. MAKING 2. For the Baked Brie Dip: Scoop some of the cheese off the brie packet to make a brie cheese bowl. 3. Add the apple cider reduced jelly into the middle of the brie bowl. 4. Top with the... - 114.957

Malted Milk Ball Meringues

Light as a feather, crunchy and chewy - and only 5 ingredients. - 114.876

Delicious Crème Brulee

Chef Kirk Leins shows how to make a perfect Valentine's Day Dessert. He makes a Delicious Creme Brulee which is a special treat for that special one. So, don't forget to check out the video. - 114.072

Sauteed Foie Gras With Apples And Shallots

It's a little extravagant but it's a mind-blower and well worth it, once a year. - 113.965

Classic Tuile

Tuile is that thin crisp cookie that accompanies your plated dessert. It's very easy to make and use. Tuile is a lot of fun so use your imagination! Just be aware that tuile is very sensitive to moisture so you can't make it ahead of time - if you do, it will... - 113.799

How To Make Galette - A Free Form Fruit Tart

Learn step by step how to make a Galette, the french free form fruit tart easy to make and wonderful to savor. A galette consists in a patte sucree crust filled with fruits roughly chopped. - 113.604

Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur is a very famous fast food snack served in the cafes of France. It is absolutely the most delicious sandwich in the world. This classic French bistro sandwich is a great way to use up leftover ham. Check out the recipe right now. - 113.3

Italian Rum Baba

An easy dessert which is syrupy, and as sweet as sugar! This dessert is not to be missed! Watch this video and you wouldn't regret not wanting to make this! - 113.208

Strawberry And Apple Galettes

These strawberry apple galettes are perfect easy dessert for dinner party! - 112.935

Baked Cheesecake With Fresh French Goats Cheese And Orange

This is one of TV Chef and bestselling author Sophie Wright's mouth-watering French goat's cheese recipes. This goat cheese cheesecake is beautiful. It's so light and fluffy…orange-y with that goat cheese-y aftertaste. Substituting Fresh French goat's... - 112.29

Holiday French Toast

Want to know of an interesting recipe that will yield deliciously sweet French toast? Then watch this video and learn to make a yummy toast that will knock everyone's socks off. Watch now to know more! - 111.857

Episode 140 - Buche De Noel

Merry Christmas and happy holidays one and all! I have been dying to make a Buche de Noel for a really long time and I'm glad I was able to make one for the first time this year. - 111.426

Ryan's Escargot Recipe

If you are an adventurous eater, then you are simple going to love this recipe video. Ryan karcher shows you how to cook escargot or garden snails in a butter sauce and topped with Parmesan cheese. This buttery, rich appetizer tastes best when prepared with... - 111.111

How To Make Cream Cheese Truffles- Christmas Dessert (food Gift Ideas)

Learn how to make Cream Cheese Truffles at home. This is a no fuss, no bake, easy dessert, perfect to make for your next holiday party or to give as a gift to teachers, neighbors or hard to please friends. It is rich, decadent and a definite crowd pleaser.... - 110.397

Betty's Meringue Shell With Fruit Topping

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a Meringue Shell with Fresh Fruit topping. This is a dramatic dessert for your holiday table, and the topping can be changed to your favorite fruits. - 109.626

Mendiants - Chocolate Disks With Toppings

A mendiant is a small chocolate disk topped with pieces of candied fruits and/or nuts. They are perfect for holiday gifts! and of course SUPER easy to make! - 108.672

Galette Des Rois Part 2: Baking The Cake

This is part 2 video of the Galette des rois or king cake series. In this video the chef shared the seamless way of baking French style crunchy almond king cake at home, with rich fillings and puff pastry pie. A superb video with easy to follow instructions. - 108.434

Once A Week Kitchen - Cheese & Onion Quiche

This crisp short crust pastry and a just-set no-cream cheesy and onion filling is a good perfect for dinner parties, Sunday brunches, pot lucks, picnics and even afternoon tea. You can whip up this tasty, homemade quiche in no time and serve it warm or... - 108.352

Gluten Free - French Onion Green Bean Casserole

It wouldn't be a holiday dinner with out a delicious green bean casserole recipe on the table. Watch to get the recipe for French Onion Green Bean Casserole and add this staple to your dinner table. Creamy and delicious, it is baked and topped with french... - 107.563

Delicious Fig Clafoutis

Traditionally, a clafoutis can be prepared using any seasonal fruit. However, Chef Keith Snow bets on the goodness of fig to prepare this French delicacy. What better way to enjoy under-ripe fig then cook it in a boozy, sticky syrup to hold it through. A... - 107.448

The Hippy Gourmet Makes Celeriac Remoulade

Want a gourmet side dish for a party? And something that is simple and easy and can be made ahead? Try Hippy gourmet's Celeriac Remoulade. He puts together the dish in no time and watch how garnishes the dish to a gourmet look. Never knew a gourmet dish can... - 107.069

Mini Breakfast Souffles

Lynn demonstrates how to make a delicious breakfast or brunch soufflé. Perfect for a holiday breakfast. - 106.625

Cooking Eclairs

If you are in a fix what to do with your extra choux pastry, here is a great idea. Prepare eclairs and fill those with cream. How does it sound? Follow the steps shown by the chef in this video and prepare your own. - 105.8

Gluten Free Recipes - Holiday Apple Flan From Kimberly's Kitchen

Great tasting gluten free dessert with a hint of cinnamon and brown sugar. - 104.535

French Vanilla Ice Cream

You don't really have to fly to France to savor their best ice creams. Kirk Leins tells you how to make easy, delicious, homemade ice creams a la the French style. Try making this frozen custard at home and we bet, you won't get over it so easily. - 104.097

Steak Crisps With Holiday Tapenade

Tender strip loin steak is broiled and placed on a Holiday Baguette Crisp with Tapenade. An elegant and easy appetizer. - 103.837

Au Gratin Potatoes

This generous potato dish that usually comes with cheese and butter overload is delightfully delicious. Chef Keith Snow how you can whomp up the magic of this augratin dish at home. A recipe to die for indeed! - 103.816

Stuffed Quail Made With Dorot Herbs

GETTING READY: 1)On a tray place the quail meat and season with salt and pepper. 2)In a bowl place ground veal, garlic and mix well. Add the grapes and chestnuts to this mixture and mix well. 3)Place this stuffing into the seasoned quail meat. MAKING: 4)In a... - 102.559

Perfect Holiday Dessert: Truffle Balls

MAKING 1. In a medium bowl, add in all the ingredients and mix well. 2. Take 1 tablespoon of the mixture and roll with hands. Repeat the process with remaining ingredients. 3. Coat the balls with your favorite coating and place in an airtight container.... - 102.39

Chocolate Mousse By Tarla Dalal

Chocolate Mousse is a dessert made from luscious dark chocolate and the contrasting whipped cream together making it an irresistible dessert. - 102.187

Betty's Chocolate Toffee Pudding Parfaits

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Chocolate Toffee Pudding Parfaits. These parfaits are delicious and very pretty. You can garnish them in a variety of ways, to celebrate any occasion, or just top them with whipped cream. - 102.089

Spiced Cafe Au Lait

MAKING 1. In a medium size bowl, combine brewed coffee, milk, and powdered coffee creamer, 2. Drop vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg in it. Stir to blend well. 3. Take a glass, and pour coffee into it. Make sure that the glass can withstand the heat. SERVING 4.... - 101.931

Gluten Free Savory Crepe

Join Christianne Klein and our gluten-free expert Christine Werlin for this delicious crepe recipe. Only a handful of ingredients, easy to make, and a party and family favorite. - 101.627


The Aubergine Chef demonstrates how to make Napoleons! Remember to visit to download this recipe for free, see more free how-to baking and pastry videos, and to read a blog full of helpful tips and fun anecdotes! Thank you for... - 100.522

Roulade With Toasted Almonds And Fresh Berries

If you have a sweet craving, try this Roulade with Toasted Almonds and Fresh Berries. This mouthwatering dessert goes just perfect for your get together as well as to serve that someone special. The garnishing of the colored berries makes this sweet look very... - 100.251

Holiday Brie And Blackberry Jam En Croute

Holiday season is here and everyone is looking for really easy but also super fancy appetizer recipes to “wow” their guest. This is one recipe that is surely going to be remembered by your guests. Serving various cheeses with crackers is pretty gourmet... - 99.3871

Cream And Strawberry Meringues

Looking for a yummy dessert recipe that is a reel classic and also simple to make? Then this video is just the thing for you. Watch to know more! This dessert will turn out amazingly tasty and your guests would keep asking for more! - 99.1464

Sweet Potato Pommes Frites

Learn how to make a classic French favorite "showstring potatoes" with healthy sweet potatoes - 98.1754

November Recipe Of The Month - Sweet Potato Parfait

Are you planning a holiday party or get-together? Then here is an incredible video that shares an outstanding dessert recipe that would surely turn out to be a winner. Take a look at this video and make this healthy delicious dessert. Check it out... - 97.9376

Homemade Harvest Muffin

During the blustery cold months, nothing makes for a more wholesome and satisfying indulgence than harvest muffins. Alice's muffin recipe helps you take the best advantage of fall harvest squashes. These heavenly muffins, loaded with the goodness and health... - 97.2527

Holiday Cheese Platter

A beautiful cheese plate makes a wonderful appetizer for a cocktail party or Christmas dinner. On "cook with Adam", Adam shows one of his versions of creating a Cheese Platter that makes for an elegant gift when you are going to a Christmas party! It’s... - 96.7599

Sarah Fat Holiday Recipe - Candy Cane Oreo Ball Truffles

This is a super cheap and easy recipe for the holidays! Enjoy my Candy Cane Oreo Ball Truffles! - 95.1071

Shortcake Topped With Strawberry And Cream

Strawberries lying in your fridge and you don't know what to do with it? Watch the video out here. The chef demonstrates how to make an easy shortcake and makes it even more appealing and delicious by tossing strawberries on it. A dollop of whipped cream... - 93.5553

Galette Des Rois Part 1: Pastry And Filling Preparation

For all those who are planning to celebrate Epiphany in typical French style, this video series is a must watch. The chef has divided the video in 2 sections. In this video the chef shows how to prepare puff pastry, pastry cream and almond cream filling prior... - 93.2431

Ferrero Rocher Mousse

Do you wanna learn how to make Ferrero Rocher Mousse? Watch out the video and learn how to prepare the easy to make dessert in no time. - 93.0257

French Salted Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are a hit at any given party. The video shows Robin preparing a batch of good ole chicken wings using French salt for a party she is hosting. The in-house French salt works wonders and guests keep asking for more. Watch the video to know how you... - 92.8755

Sweet Potato Au Gratin With White Cheddar And Shaved Coconut

It is a dish that has celebration written all over it. Decadent individual sized portions of sweet potato au gratin topped with ooey gooey melted cheese and finished off with toasted shaved coconut would most definitely steal the show when presented on a... - 92.2801

Slow Roasted Duck With Orange Sauce

Now this may sound like a dish from the seventies but this duck recipe is timeless. Duck deserves better treatment and a better reputation than it often gets. A gorgeous dish of succulent well done meat and a velvety citrus sauce that tastes like... - 90.8763

French Financier Pastry

What better way to enjoy your evening tea than these yummy, light, moist, chewy, almond flavored French tea cakes. This video instructs you on how to bake delicious financier pastry at home. Excellent accompaniment with freshly brewed coffee or tea. - 88.7826

Lime Tart

If you are having guests over and intend to impress them with good food. Try this Baked Lime Tart for dessert. Simple and easy to make, this recipe is bound to be a big hit among your guests as they will keep digging for more! - 87.9

Fresh Fruit Summer Tartlets

Now a perfectly fruity and creamy dessert is only minutes away even if your favorite bakery still remains hours and miles away! Tune into this video and you will know how you yourself can create perfectly colorful and yummilicious custard tartlets with... - 87.57

Cooking With Socalgrrrl05: Coq Au Vin

Won't you like to try out coq au vin, a classic French stewed chicken dish with bacon and mushrooms. See this impressive video that is well explained and displays the recipe in an easy manner. Try out this fantastic recipe on a relaxing holiday and serve... - 85.8224

Apple Compote: An Aromatic Holiday Treat

For direction, please watch the video. - 85.1873

Holiday Special Carrot Coconut Bisque With Indian Aromatics

Are you looking for a recipe specially designed for the holiday season? You've got it right here. Watch the chef share his personal recipe to prepare this Holiday Special Carrot Coconut Bisque that is infused with orange and Indian aromatics. This dish never... - 83.3325

Petit Four Glace Part 1 - Preparation

Have a little bridal shower, a tea party or an elegant luncheon that you are hosting? Then petit fours are thing to serve to cater to the occasion! Part 1 of the video is get the batter ready. Watch part 2 of the video to see how the cake is baked! - 83.2867

Petit Four Glace Part 2 - Baking

Part 2 of the video is getting the cake baked and then cutting into squares getting them ready to be frosted. Part 3 of the video is getting the frosting ready, so stay tuned! - 82.515

Petit Four Glace Part 3 - Frosting

Part 3 of the video is getting the fondant ready to cover the cakes and then getting the cakes ready to be as pretty as a picture! See the video to know how to get these little cakes beautified! - 82.2839

Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie

If you are looking for a pie recipe, take time out to check this video. This Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie recipe may look elaborate but the effort can be cut down by using pre-baked pie dough, a readymade pie crust and a cookie/cracker crumb crust. Watch this... - 79.6844

Classic Creme Brulee

If you have always eyed the desserts served in restaurants, here is your opportunity to make a restaurant style dessert recipe at home. Classic Crème Brulee may seem to be a difficult recipe to make but it is not at all as the chef demonstrates and explains... - 77.9324

Basic Beignet

Craving for a sweet? Try making this Basic Beignet recipe. This tastes like doughnut and comes in different varieties like plain or filled with jam, jelly or custard. This recipe is of a plain Beignet. Usually it is coated with powdered sugar but in this... - 77.8048

Puff Pastry With Apple Filling Part 1 - Preparation

A labor intensive appetizer or snack is the puff pastry with the apple filling. Part 1 of this video to get the puff pastry ready. Watch part 2 of the video to get the apple chopped. Be prepared for a part 3, 4 and 5 for the completion of this dish! - 75.9534

Puff Pastry With Apple Filling Part 2 - Preparation

Part 2 of this video is to get the apples prepped up! The dough is also kept aside to rise! A video which has some clean and clear directions! Stay out for part 3 of the video to see cream mixture being prepped! - 75.3739

Puff Pastry With Apple Filling Part 5 - Baking

Part 5 is the imperative part of the video where the puff pasty is folded and filled and baked to a perfect bite. This video is lengthy but every part is vital for the creation of this dish! - 74.9013

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