The BBC has an impressive, festive canape collection.
Mark Bittman pan sears monkfish (video).
McDuff had another great meal at Talula's Table, featuring a porcini and taleggio raviolo that I've been thinking about all day.
Shola agrees with me that olive oil is great in mashed potatoes. I also didn't know they had a fancy French name. The addition of goat cheese is also fantastic.