It is impossible to cook roast potatoes without needing them to be perfect, which to me means sweet and soft inside and a golden-brown carapace of crunch without.
Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts, Pancetta (or Bacon) and Parsley - Nigella Lawson
old-school chicken liver parfait Jamie Oliver (UK)
Spiced and Superjuicy Roast Turkey: For me the only turkey is a brined one. Not only does it tenderize and add subtle spiciness, but it makes carving the turkey incredibly much easier. You have only to try this method to be utterly convinced.
CREAMY POTATO GRATIN My not entirely orthodox way of turning out this otherwise classic dish of cream-softened potatoes has a lot going for it.