Amidst the rich proteins and hearty sides, no holiday table would be complete without a homemade bread to soak up your gravies and sauces, slather with butter, and sandwich your leftovers. From flaky buttermilk biscuits to a rustic white loaf, we've got 10 perfect recipes to serve to your family this holiday season.
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Whatever cocktail you drink will help warm you up from the inside, but this time of year, we like the speed the process with a festive mug of something hot and boozy. Here are our favorite recipes for hot toddies, spiked cider, and cocoa with all the trimmings.
Poultry is a true kitchen chameleon. Turkey and chicken soak up spices and seasonings, pair well with almost everything, and the meat can be prepared in any number of different ways. From sous-vide and deep-fried to grilled and classically roasted, we've collected 23 chicken and turkey recipes for your holiday table.
Hanukkah is a time for friends, family, and food. And more specifically, lots of delicious fried food. From homemade sufganiyah to, well, more fried desserts, to a whole slew of rugelachs and challahs, we've got 16 classic desserts to complete your holiday feast. All eight of them.
Hanukkah is hands-down the best holiday ever. Think about it. It combines the best elements of the other greatest holidays—family and overeating—but without the downsides of, say, a panic-inducing turkey that cooks, like forever (looking at you, Thanksgiving), or wallet-draining gift-giving obligations (ahem, Christmas) and multiplied by eight! We've got 40+ recipes to fill your holiday table.
Whether it's you, your alternative uncle, picky younger cousin, or health-conscious mother, there's always a vegetarian at the holiday table. And there's no reason for them to go hungry. Serve up one of these 15 vegetarian mains that will please everyone at your table, veggie-fiends and meataholics alike.
We've all been there. You're already overwhelmed and making an emergency trip to the grocery store, so you think of picking up a bag of chips for your guests. Instead, try serving some of these easy hors d'oeuvres. From saffron arancini to salmon and caviar blini, here are 33 of our favorite celebration-worthy appetizers and snacks.
If Thanksgiving left you with turkey fatigue, it's time to turn to lesser known meats for your holiday main. Whether you choose lean bison, gamey venison, light cornish hens, or juicy lamb, you'll love the surprising flavors of an untraditional roast. Unsure of where to start? Here are 12 festive recipes for game and lamb that pair well with any combination of holiday dishes.
Whether it be luxuriously rich mashed potatoes, slick gravy, or crunchy vegetables, we firmly believe the best meals involve plates piled high with as many sides as can fit. Here are 20 sides that honor vegetables in all their salty, sweet, crunchy, tender, roasted, and fried glory.
Tenderloin, prime rib, round roast. Well-prepared beef suffuses any dinner with a feeling of celebration and elegance. That's why we've pulled together a crop of 13 festive recipes for your holiday table.
Turkey may reign supreme at Thanksgiving, but when yuletide arrives, we begin to crave sweet hams and luscious pork roasts cloaked in a crispy skin or sticky glaze. Here are 25 ham and pork roasts to fill you and yours with good cheer.
Potatoes have a place (or two) on every holiday table, and whether they're buttery and creamy, crunchy and herb-y, or swimming in cheese and bacon, one thing's for sure: they'll disappear quick. Click through the slideshow for 14 festive recipes.
What to do with late-season bitter greens? With some basic tricks in your back pocket, these cold-weather leaves transform into the tender, flavorful staples of tons of great recipes—the sort of robust, rib-sticking fare you start to crave with these first winter chills. See all 31 recipes in the slideshow!
It's the inevitable result of every Thanksgiving feast: no matter how many guests you pack around your table and no matter how much they eat, you will have leftovers. We've rounded up the 31 best recipes to transform your leftovers and make them even better than they were on turkey day.
Many mocktails are pale imitations of the harder stuff, but we've been collecting recipes for a few favorite alcohol-free options, perfect for teetotalers or for sipping between rounds of something stronger.
Thanksgiving ultimately ends up being a day of gluttony, but the beginning of the meal shouldn't weigh your down. That's where light finger food comes into play. Ramp up your arsenal with bar bites like Old Fashioned candied pecans, stuffing-flavored chips, and spaghetti squash-pesto crostini.
In case you haven't yet found the signature Thanksgiving drink of your dreams, we wanted to offer a few more recipes for our favorites.
Why should soup be on your Thanksgiving table? Because it's a delicious, warming way to provide some textural and flavor contrast in a cream- and butter-heavy meal. We've compiled 17 soup recipes perfect for turkey day.
Left to its own devices, the traditional Thanksgiving spread of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and gravy looks a little...brown. A salad or two is just what you need to brighten up your plate. Here are 18 to add color and crunch to your table.
This year, grace your Thanksgiving spread with appetizers and sides made from an easy and versatile ingredient: the good old onion. Earthy alliums are just right for a celebration of the year's harvest, especially if you cook them in one of these delicious preparations.