Q: Both my blender and my food processor have died in the last few months. I only have the means to replace one right now. Dear Kitchn readers, which should be a priority to replace? Is one more useful than the other?
Q: I'm in charge of dessert for an annual family Christmas party and need to serve two dozen people. No dietary restrictions; chocolate is loved by all but it doesn't need to be the main ingredient. I want to do something a little more special than cookies or bars.
The Kitchn editors gathered this week in New York with all our compatriots from Apartment Therapy and AT Media — one of the highlights of our year is getting to be all in one room together! If you're also headed for some office parties and get-togethers, take a look at some of our favorite entertaining and gift-y posts this week. And don't forget to tell us: what's cooking in your kitchen?