Velvety, rich and delicious, few desserts rule the table like cheesecake. It is a decadent dish appropriate for every occasion,… Read More about Pressure cooker salted caramel cheesecake
Looking for a centerpiece-worthy Christmas entrée that garners eager accolades from your hungry holiday guests? This succulent orange-pepper glazed baked ham won’t disappoint!
What to give that person who already seems to have everything? How about a gift from your kitchen — something sweet and seasonal — like these cinnamon & sugar nuts?
Classic cut-out sugar cookies are the perfect base for lots of creative, fun holiday decorating. Use cookie cutters to make them into festive shapes, or simply cut them out with the top of a glass to make perfect little circles!
The answer to your dry skin problems could be as simple as making some of this fantastic homemade salt scrub!
Be the star of the dessert table with a plate of these adorable reindeer cookies, which are just as cute as they are delicious. Just look at these little faces. Aren’t they sweet?!
Many of the most common Christmas traditions, such as the Christmas tree, are German in origin. The Christmas tree ornament is no exception.
The rich, sweetened cream in this rich mocha eggnog, when combined with a hot cocoa made from melted chunks of real chocolate, create delectable drink that’s sure to make anyone merry.
These holiday spiced nuts are a peppy variation on traditional seasonal flavors. If you love a treat that is salty, sweet and savory with a flavor punch, this one’s for you!
This pinecone owl captures the whimsy and enchantment of the holiday season!
Winter is all about peppermint! We have rounded up 20 festive recipes for mint cookies that feature that cool and refreshing taste.
Here’s a treat one of our blogger friends made for us, using a recipe inspired by the incredibly-popular frosted Swig sugar cookies, from Utah’s Swig & Sweets chain. Give ’em a try!
Our updated version of wassail contains apple juice like its historic counterpart, but we also added tangy orange juice and sweet-tart cranberry juice for an added flavor boost.
The Christmas wreath is one of our favorite decorations. This ornament wreath would be perfect hanging in an entryway, and adds shine and sparkle to any home.
Even if you’re you’re not particularly outdoorsy, this wood wreath — a creative arrangement of wooden slices, tied with plaid ribbon — will win a space in your heart.
This fabulous DIY photo collage memory board is very simple to create, and makes an especially excellent gift for grandparents.
Here’s a way to embellish mason jars with tealights and metallic spray paint for a great go-to gift on that ever-growing Christmas list!
How cute would a grouping of these pinecone Christmas trees be on your mantel, atop a special gift, or as part of a nativity crèche
Prepare to be mesmerized by a simple but different kind of holiday craft project: a glitter jar that entrances with the sparkle of the season.
In chocolate-peppermint pots de crème, cream is infused with the flavor of fresh peppermint, while white chocolate ganache and dark chocolate meet to satisfy any chocolate lover.
Here’s how you can turn a little electric flicker candle into an adorable snowman tealight ornament with just a few supplies and a bit of hot glue.
Why not make a wrapping paper gift bag from the wrap you’re already using? This how-to guide can help you do just that!
Need a gift that gets a top score for adorability, affordability, portability and delectability? Check out these reindeer candy bottles!
If you have some lonely socks — the ones that lost their mates and ended up alone — this tube sock snowman craft project is a cool way to repurpose them!
If you have sparkle-lovers in the house, they will be dazzled by these adorable sequined hangers!
If you’re looking for a delightful holiday craft — one that you will enjoy year after year — why not make your own snow globe?
Making your own homemade candles is a budget-friendly way to show your love and appreciation during the holiday season.
You can craft this stylish shelf or table ornament yourself — and it will fit your budget, your holiday decor, and your crafting skills.
Our three-ingredient DIY lip scrub is so simple! The sugar gently scrubs, while the coconut oil (and honey both soothe and moisturize. Here’s how to make it and to give it as a gift.
With these Christmas countdown blocks, you can measure the days until Christmas, and make that wait a little more fun!
These cute little hot cocoa shots are perhaps some of the easiest DIY Christmas gifts you can make. They’re simple — but so adorable.
A homemade, flaky pie crust is the base for this Great Pumpkin pie recipe, but canned pumpkin actually wins out over fresh when it comes to an ideal texture and ingredient harmony.
While the original green bean casserole recipe was designed for maximum convenience, ours was designed for maximum flavor. Take a look!
Sweet, buttery and crunchy flavors and textures — combined with a zip of bourbon — make this side dish perfect for the holidays.
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These amazing, smooth mashed potatoes get a little extra vibrancy thanks to mascarpone cheese, and a sprinkling of thyme gives them a touch of color and bit more warm flavor.
I have always been a pumpkin pie purist: I like to eat a simple pie, old-fashioned pie all by itself. Well, after trying this recipe, I have changed my mind. Now I want pumpkin pie like this.
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Savory wild rice combines with crunch celery, nutty pumpkin seeds, and tangy orange slices.
Fresh and warm out of the oven, these delicious whole wheat dinner rolls with pumpkin seeds are the perfect accompaniment to most any holiday dish.
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There are plenty of creative conversation starters to jazz up holiday socializing. These 20 prompts will help keep the conversation interesting without treading into unpleasant territory.
Think of the humble mashed potato as a semi-blank canvas awaiting your masterpiece. Here are a couple suggestions for some tasty ways to use up those leftover mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving!
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This holiday season, it’s okay to take a few shortcuts — which is great, because the quickest and tastiest way to golden brown breadsticks bursting with buttery goodness is with prepackaged dough!
The chestnuts add an extra boost of flavor and texture to an already amazing stuffing blend. The sausage makes this side dish extra savory, while the pears add just a bit of sweetness.
This uniquely delicious recipe merges the rich flavors of cheesecake, eggnog and crème brûlée into one very impressive dessert.
Through it includes both Chambord and champagne, this bright and festive citrus season sparkling punch is a lower alcohol-volume punch, making it great for brunch.
Sure, I could bring a healthy dish to a holiday party, but let’s be honest: It’s hard to get as merry over carrot sticks as bacon-wrapped asparagus spears, or even better, onion dip and Ruffles.
This Holiday spice sweet potato pie is traditionally a Southern Thanksgiving treat, with roasted sweet potatoes and whiskey, giving it serious depth and flavor.
In ‘Smashed, Mashed, Boiled and Baked – and Fried, Too,’ author Raghavan Iyer says that the secret to mashed potatoes lies in the right floury potato, a potato ricer and, of course, cream and butter.
Here’s a recipe to please both sweet potato lovers and regular potato fans!
These profiteroles with their spicy, chocolaty cannoli filling make for a sensational autumn or winter dessert, and can be offered alongside — or instead of — traditional holiday desserts.
During the holidays, the dinner is the star of the show — but that doesn’t mean there’s no room for some delicious dips in the hours before the main meal!
Try this pumpkin spice cheesecake on a ginger oatmeal cookie crust, covered with a thick coating of honey bourbon caramel sauce, and dotted with toasted pecans.
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“Help! I’m a wine novice and don’t know where to begin with my Thanksgiving pairings. What’s the first step?” We have ideas!
These cranberry champagne Jello shots are spiked with champagne, so you can feel fancy while indulging in a little treat!
‘Tis the season for cozy, hot drinks on chilly days. Nothing warms the insides like a sip of whiskey in this brown sugar-citrus… Read More about Brown sugar-citrus hot toddy
If you plan to welcome overnight guests into your home this holiday, you’ll need to make a few preparations to ensure their comfort. Try these tips!
This easy holiday salad looks bright and festive, and has a deliciously earthy flavor with its beets, sweet potato and chickpeas.
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These herb roasted red potatoes are a must-have for the holidays! They are so quick and simple to make and packed with flavor.
This Sparkling Cranberry Pineapple Punch from Natasha’s Kitchen is crisp, refreshing and has just the right amount of sweetness. The combined… Read More about Sparkling cranberry pineapple punch
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Sugar cookies are a Christmastime staple. What holiday dessert bar would be complete with out some delicious, icing frosted, sprinkle covered, fun cutout shapes!
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The freshness of the cucumber and the sweetness of the roasted pepper is a great compliment to the saltiness of the herbed cheese.
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Moscow Mules are refreshing ginger and lime cocktails usually seen being sipped in warmer weather, but we are adding a seasonal twist to take this drink through to the New Year!
Cranberry, lime and rosemary white wine spritzer makes a gorgeous Christmas or Thanksgiving cocktail
If you’re a traditionalist and want to try stuffing the turkey this year, it can be done in a few simple steps. It really does make for a super flavorful and moist stuffing!
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This French toast with maple cranberry sauce is simple to pull together, and will help you to use up some of those leftover cranberries and the rest of the bread.
Make your Thanksgiving green bean side dish easy by just roasting and sprinkling with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. It only takes a… Read More about Roasted green beans with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
This recipe tastes a lot like the original green bean casserole you’re used to, only better!
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Inspired by a Rachael Ray recipe, this slow cooker green bean casserole has an awesome sauce of cream cheese and… Read More about Slow cooker green bean casserole
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Here is a basic, classic green bean casserole recipe made with cream of mushroom soup, plus 15 more creative ways to serve green beans on Thanksgiving.
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