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7 Dishes You Need to Eat in December

Hilary Deutsch

November 14, 2017


(Photo: Michael Scelfo)
Photo: Michael Scelfo

Want to know what’s cooking in American restaurants right now? Just take a peek into the James Beard House kitchen, where dozens of chefs from all over the country come to cook each month. From Cappelletti Pasta with Capon Broth to Wood-Grilled Bluefish with Burnt Scallion and Eggs (pictured above) to Chocolate–Caramel Tart with Salted Caramel Ice Cream, here are 7 mouthwatering dishes you'll want to chow down on during the month of December:

  • Cappelletti Pasta with Capon Broth, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Parsley on December 6
  • Ahi Tuna Rossini with Seared Foie Gras, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Shaved Black Truffles, and Red Wine Reduction on December 7
  • Smoked Certified Angus Beef Rib-Eye Spinalis with Rutabaga–Horseradish Hash, Black Truffles, Beef Jus, and Smoked Beef Rib Bones on December 8
  • Peconic Bay Scallop Duo with Blood Orange, Verjus, and Sea Fennel on December 9
  • Carrot–Parsnip Tarte Tatin with Thyme and Whipped Goat Cheese on December 12
  • Wood-Grilled Bluefish with Japanese Yam, Burnt Scallion, and Eggs on December 16
  • Chocolate–Caramel Tart with Salted Caramel Ice Cream on December 19

To view all upcoming Beard House dinners and book your seat, check out our events calendar. 


Hilary Deutsch is digital media coordinator at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.