I make mince pie for Thanksgiving each year but this year I wanted to make my mincemeat using a British recipe, that calls for suet (beef kidney fat). I came up dry at a local artisanal butcher; any idea where to find in Brooklyn or Manhattan?
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that spark.