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Holiday Cooking

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Discover the secrets to "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons’ most-loved holiday recipes.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

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Ever wonder what goes on inside the holiday home of "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons? Well, we sure have! For Gail, food is a celebration — a “welcome to the table” for experiencing new flavors. In her class, she helps you master a range of merry-making recipes, from hearty roasts to giftable treats that will carry you through the season.

Lesson Breakdown

1. A Fresh Take on the Roast
To kick things off, Gail and and Dylan put a fresh spin on two traditional favorites. First, learn to make roasted and rolled turkey breast with maple, sage and sausage cornbread stuffing. Then Gail shares her mom's most-loved horseradish brisket recipe, with a twist.
2. Updated Sides
3. Seasonal Desserts
4. Cookie Swap
5. Festive Food Gifts

Recommended with this class

  • Standard kitchen implements: pots, pans, baking dishes, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, heat-proof spatula, whisk

Taught by

Gail Simmons & Dylan Dreyer
Gail Simmons & Dylan Dreyer
Gail Simmons is a trained culinary expert, food writer and popular TV personality. Since 2006, Gail has lent her extensive expertise as a permanent judge on Bravo’s Emmy-winning series "Top Chef." Previously, she was head critic on "Top Chef Masters," host of "Top Chef: Just Desserts" and a guest judge on the Universal Kids show "Top Chef Junior." Dylan Dreyer is an award-winning weather anchor and meteorologist for NBC News and a regular co-host of "The Today Show."

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