Christmas 2023: Recipes, Menus, Gift Ideas, More!
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Crispy Roasted Turkey Legs Are a Holiday Main That's as Easy as a Weeknight Dinn
Plus they'll solve one of Thanksgiving's most common disputes.
Oct 4, 2023
These Mashed Sweet Potatoes Have Only 4 Ingredients
When the side becomes the star.
Sep 20, 2023
This Retro Method for Cooking a Turkey Still Really Works
Plus, there's little to no clean up.
Sep 20, 2023
We Scored the Official Ted Lasso Biscuit Recipe (and We Even Found the Perfect Pink Boxes)
Ready to pack into little pink boxes — or directly into your mouth.
Sep 9, 2023
Spicy-Sweet Hot-Honey Brussels Sprouts Hit All the Right Notes
Thanks to a preheated baking sheet and a drizzle of honey, these sprouts are extra caramelized and extra crispy.
Aug 30, 2023
Graham Cracker Cookies
Just saying.
Aug 26, 2023
3-Ingredient Roasted Dijon Potatoes
Fast, flavorful, and super easy.
Aug 24, 2023
Hot Chocolate and Whiskey? Yes, Please! Hot Cocoa & Kilbeggan Whiskey
On one of my very first forays into journalism, I was tasked with interviewing some local Atlanta lifestyle celebrities about comfort foods and one interview in particular has stuck with me. Recently it once again popped into my mind giving me the ideal drink idea for our 10-Minute Happy Hour. At the time Lee May was a garden journalist for the Atlanta Journal and Constitution.
Aug 24, 2023
Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce
Let’s talk about holiday appetizers and cocktail party snacks. Everyone needs just one or two really reliable crowd-pleasers around the holidays, no? It’s a relief for a cook to set out a plate of tasty bites while he puts the finishing touches on a meal. And in the spirit of giving, let me offer you the prettiest, easiest, and most lusciously decadent appetizer I know: baked brie in sweet cranberry sauce. I mean, hello.
Aug 23, 2023
Mississippi Delta Hot Tamales
There really is nothing quite like a multi-day cooking project to ease winter’s biting chill, and with the current temperatures in the single digits I’m sure we could all use an activity to bide our time indoors. These Southern-style tamales are the perfect way to get your friends and family off the couch and into the kitchen, and a batch is guaranteed to keep your minds occupied and bellies warm!
Jul 28, 2023
Cheesy Potatoes Romanoff Are a Restaurant-Worthy Side
If hash brown casserole had a bougie aunt, this dish would be it.
Jul 18, 2023
My Grandma’s Roasted Potatoes Are Worth Fighting Over
Kitchn Love Letters
Crispy on the outside, buttery and tender on the inside.
Jul 15, 2023
Heavenly Hash Bars
Just when I thought I’d filled my arsenal with enough delicious homemade holiday treats, along came heavenly hash to sweep them all under the carpet. The combination of bittersweet chocolate, roasted almonds, and marshmallows is truly a gift from above! Heavenly Hash may be better known as an ice cream flavor, but it actually started out as a candy.
Jul 11, 2023
Classic Sage & Onion Bread Dressing (Stuffing)
On Thanksgiving, I don’t think any dish inspires quite as much love and jealousy as stuffing. Or, for that matter, technical debate over stuffing vs. dressing. Sure, if it’s baked inside the turkey it’s stuffing, and if it’s not, it’s dressing. But to me, it will always be stuffing — it sounds so much more satisfying than dressing, which brings to mind vinaigrette. And on my table, the stuffing is always some version of this classic sage and onion mix.
Jul 6, 2023
10 Brunch Recipes to Feed a Crowd
I strongly recommend rounding out your brunch spread with a seasonal fruit salad that's just as hearty as it is fresh.
Jun 29, 2023
How To Make Classic French Palmiers
It feels so fancy to put them on a cookie tray for a spot of afternoon tea.
Jun 26, 2023
Roasted Potatoes with Bacon & Brussels Sprouts
Perfect for a cold evening.
Jun 20, 2023
Your Air Fryer Is the Secret to Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies
Crisp on the outside, gooey on the inside.
Jun 20, 2023
Savory Stuffed Pumpkin with Sausage and Gruyère
This stunning savory stuffed pumpkin is bound to be the pièce de résistance at your next party, but don’t fret — while it is definitely a noteworthy centerpiece, it won’t give you nearly as much grief as a turkey dinner for 12 people! This recipe, a mash-up of sausage, bread and cheese, is guaranteed to impress guests when it makes its grand debut at the table.
Jun 7, 2023
How To Make Sweet Bread Pudding
Bring together brioche bread and a sweet custard and you have a never-fail, crowd-pleasing dessert.
Jun 6, 2023
How To Roast Brussels Sprouts
The very best way to cook Brussels sprouts.
Jun 4, 2023
Pecan Pie Cheesecake Is Over-the-Top in All the Right Ways
Here's what happens when classic New York-style cheesecake meets Southern pecan pie.
May 16, 2023
Citrusy Breakfast Polenta Cake
This is how to up your pancake game for holiday brunch.
May 4, 2023
Orange-Maple French Toast Casserole
Step up your holiday brunch with this make-ahead breakfast casserole.
May 4, 2023
This Make-Ahead Pancetta and Gruyère Breakfast Casserole Is a Fancy Take on Classic Ham and Cheese
It's got pancetta, cheese, eggs, and unending delight for everyone.
May 4, 2023
Tip: Press Vintage Glassware onto Your Sugar Cookies
So, you don’t own a cookie moldWell, unless you consider vintage glassware special equipment.The thing is, you can do this trick with a lot of everyday kitchenware. While vintage glasses are more likely to have pretty little patterns cut into the bottom, some new ones do, too. Country Living, where we read this tip, mentions that you can also use silverware or Jell-O molds to press a design into your cut-out dough before baking.
May 3, 2023
Seafood Gumbo Is Comfort Food on Every Level
It makes for the most delicious leftovers.
Mar 3, 2023
A Complete Guide to Buying Ham
A succulent ham is one of the reigning centerpieces of holiday feasts, and rightly so. It’s an easy main dish with virtually no cooking required, and it serves a crowd. But since there is nearly no cooking (depending on the type you buy), all the work of a ham lies in the choosing. How do you decide what kind of ham to get? Where do you buy it from, and what should you look for? Read on — we have the answers! Ham comes from the back leg of the animal.
Mar 1, 2023
Fattah Is the Most Delicious Centerpiece of Egyptian Orthodox Christmas
I've received many texts along the lines of "Merry Christmas and enjoy the fattah."
Jan 5, 2023
15 Fast and Fancy Appetizers for New Year’s Eve
These festive bites take less than no time to make and are sure to garner plenty of praise.
Dec 15, 2022
Is Dollar General Open on Christmas Day 2022?
In case you need any last-minute gifts!
Dec 24, 2022
Is Walmart Open on Christmas Day 2022?
Here's what you need to know.
Dec 24, 2022
Is Publix Open on Christmas Day 2022?
Here's what you need to know.
Dec 23, 2022
All the Grocery Stores Open on Christmas Day 2022
Just in case you forget the wine!
Dec 23, 2022
Is Target Open on Christmas Day 2022?
Just in case you forget the batteries!
Dec 22, 2022
Rompope Is a Celebratory and Easy-to-Customize Drink
It's similar to eggnog and tastes delicious hot or cold.
Dec 21, 2022
Spicy Shrimp Creole Is the Ultimate Comfort Food
The magic is in the easy homemade shrimp stock.
Dec 20, 2022
My Great-Grandma's Christmas Cookies Are My Favorite Holiday Tradition
It's the perfect recipe for little helpers.
Dec 20, 2022
I Tried Cranberry Sauce Baked Brie and It’s a Decadent Dish I Would Serve at Any Holiday Feast
"With the dish’s ease and fabulous taste, I would absolutely make this again — even after the holidays are over."
Dec 18, 2022
Chocoflan, aka "Impossible Cake," Is Pure Magic
Caramel flan sits atop the chocolate cake like a golden, caramel crown.
Dec 17, 2022
Spiced Almond Polvorónes Are Buttery, Crumbly, and Totally Irresistible
The zest from one orange adds a little brightness, while the brown sugar pairs nicely with the toasted flour and almonds.
Dec 17, 2022
Buttery Alfajores with Dulce de Leche Are Irresistible
In this recipe, cornstarch makes all the difference.
Dec 16, 2022
Grinch Punch Is the Most Festive Holiday Drink
You just need three ingredients to make it.
Dec 16, 2022
Sweet and Chewy Palitaw Always Has a Spot on My Holiday Dessert Table
The flurry of shredded coconut that coats each rice cake reminds me of both the snow in New York, and my childhood in the hot and humid Philippines.
Dec 16, 2022
Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread Is the Best Way to Hack a Pillsbury Can
It's a whimsical bake, perfect for the holiday.
Dec 16, 2022
Champurrado Is Warm, Chocolatey, and Comforting
I can't imagine the holidays without it.
Dec 13, 2022
Honeycomb Candy is Easy-Peasy, Crunchy Perfection
Boiling sugar on the stovetop can be intimidating, but honeycomb candy is short (and sweet!) to cook up.
Dec 13, 2022
Cheesy Skillet Domino Potatoes Will Steal the Show at Your Holiday Feast
They're impossible *not* to love.
Dec 13, 2022
What Is Nochebuena? What You Should Know About the Christmas Eve Celebration
Nochebuena involves an evening filled with lots of delicious food, time spent with family, and other special traditions.
Dec 10, 2022
The Best Way to Store Homemade Cookies
Here's what you need to know as we head into cookie season.
Dec 9, 2022
How to Make Super-Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies
These stay soft days after you make them.
Dec 9, 2022
Mississippi Mud Pie Is the Southern Dessert of My Dreams
Oreo cookie crust + brownie + chocolate pudding + whipped cream = heaven.
Dec 9, 2022
How to Make Beef Tenderloin Sliders with Horseradish Sauce
I love serving a roast tenderloin as an hors d'oeuvre, offering it up as part of a slider station. This allows me to cook a smaller cut and get more bang for my buck.
Dec 8, 2022
This Standing Rib Roast Recipe Promises Juicy, Flavorful Results Every Time
It will instantly be the star of any holiday table.
Dec 8, 2022
These 25 Wintery Cocktails Are Extra Festive
And they couldn't be easier to make.
Nov 17, 2022
40 Side Dishes You Can Serve with Christmas Ham
From greens to potatoes and pilaf, these sides are totally holiday-worthy.
Nov 28, 2022
How to Make Super-Delicious Christmas Pudding (aka Figgy Pudding)
A super-detailed recipe with lots of tips, perfect for first-timers.
Dec 6, 2022
16 of the Best Gifts You Can Score on Major Sale Right Now at Macy’s
Shopping
Get ready — you're about to earn the title of "best gift-giver!"
Dec 1, 2022
The Ultimate Christmas Dinner Menu
Standing rib roast, Yorkshire pudding, cheesy potatoes, and more! Pull out all the stops with this festive spread.
Dec 1, 2022
This Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole Is for Anyone Who Likes Sleeping In
Wake up, pop it in the Instant Pot, then dig into the most comforting cheesy breakfast.
Dec 1, 2022
These Crispy Fried Oysters Will Transport You to New Orleans
With a variety of dipping sauces, it's the perfect party app.
Nov 30, 2022
This Layered Caramel Apple Cheesecake Is the Most Impressive Holiday Dessert
The sour cream layer is a game-changer.
Nov 30, 2022
How To Make a Classic Hot Toddy
It's the ultimate cozy cocktail.
Nov 28, 2022
How To Make Hot Chocolate
Hot chocolate is a luxury of cold weather — a warm, velvety-smooth mixture of rich cream and dark chocolate that does double duty as a drink and dessert.
Nov 28, 2022
Easy, Classic Italian Pizzelle
These thin wafer cookies are perfect for gifting.
Nov 28, 2022
85+ Easy and Delicious Cookies to Bake This Holiday Season
There's a Christmas cookie out there for everyone.
Nov 21, 2022
I’ve Been Baking Sugar Cookies for Decades — These Are Hands-Down My Favorite
Quarantine Cookies
They're rich in flavor, with crisp edges, an almost fudgy center, and beautiful crackles running across the top.
Nov 26, 2022
Snapshot Cooking: Christmas Bark 5 Ways
We took the classic make 'n' break treat — and gave it an even better upgrade.
Nov 26, 2022
Christmas Kolaches
Kolaches taste like a much-less-sweet version of a classic breakfast pastry. They pair amazingly well with strong coffee and early holiday mornings.
Nov 26, 2022
Cara Cara Crinkle Cookies
They're soft, buttery, and chock-full of fresh citrus!
Nov 26, 2022