Each December, Victoria Amory rings in the season with a special family dinner. Enjoy some of her favorite dishes -- then top them off with Upside-Down Apple Tart. (Serves 8)Roasted Pork with Dried Fruit and Port SauceMashed Potatoes en CroûteBrussels Sprouts with PancettaUpside-Down Apple Tart

Updated: October 12, 2014
Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Leslie Siegel

Fast Flourish: Add a decorative touch to Mashed Potatoes en Croûte by topping it with pretty pastry leaves. Simple cut out leaves from another puff pastry sheet, using a small leaf-shaped cutter, and arrange on top of the crust before baking.