Seafood, alfredo and cornish hens are three special meals my mom often made to celebrate New Years. That's why I thought it was perfect timing to make the Roasted Cornish Hens with Grapes.
As pretentious as saying you're eating cornish hens for dinner may sound, they are WAY easier and faster than cooking a whole chicken. The meat is more tender and sweeter in flavour. They really should be more popular than they are. The grapes and shallots blend to taste like a sweeter roasted shallot which is nice.