Cream puffs? For Christmas? These once-dainty treats are super-sized and mint-ified for the holidays, making for a perfect addition to your seasonal table.
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An ode to fruitcake that's easy to love, with a rum-orange ice cream base and real dried fruit, not chemically candied cherries.
If you're a fan of store-bought eggnog, this is the pie for you. It's filled with a rich pudding made from eggnog and lightened with clouds of whipped cream. Shaving fresh nutmeg over the top really makes this pie sing.
Hot chocolate becomes cake in this recipe that incorporates moist chocolate cake, marshmallow whipped cream, and hot chocolate sauce.
Honey, warm spices, coffee, apple cider, and whiskey— this cake will put you in a festive fall mood.
Why not make good use of the remaining nights of Hanukkah and whip up a batch of these easy and cute marshmallow treats? They're easy and cute and guaranteed to disappear faster than you can spin a dreidel.
This is everything vanilla ice cream should be: impossibly rich and smooth with deep notes of honey, caramel, and flowers. A good Highland Scotch (I'm partial to Glenlivet 12) brings out the best flavors of vanilla while also adding depth. There's a good amount of salt to keep you coming back for another bite. Add salt slowly and adjust it to your tastes.
This recipe has, in the course of its testing, become one of my favorites and will surely be a staple in my Thanksgiving menu year after year.
When I want to make use of my excessive cookie cutter collection I turn again and again to my recipe for basic cut-out cookies. Here's the recipe, along with a few variations.
Galette des Rois is a rich almond cream and puff pastry confection which commemorates the arrival of the three kings on the Epiphany. Within each galette is a hidden treasure—a feve (originally a bean, but often a trinket now), the finder of which is declared king.