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 Sauce
Mashed Potatoes en Croûte
Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta
Upside-Down Apple Tart
Credit: 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.