The perfect partner for cocktail-party nibbles.
A rich, caramely variation sprinkled with chocolate-coated toffee candies.
Sparkling wine, apple cider, and herbal Bénédictine make a refreshing and festive autumnal cocktail.
Perfectly light, crispy cracker inspired by lavash.
Dried sausage made with smoked paprika and firm, meaty green olives.
Fresh pineapple and orange brighten the flavors of cognac and sparkling wine.
These fudgy, cakey cookies are perfect for those of us who love brownies but perhaps don't trust ourselves around a full unguarded pan.
Biscotti spiced with holiday flavors like cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg, all finished with a smooth sugar glaze.
A master deviled egg recipe, with topping variations.
Crisp bitter greens and tart crunchy apple in a savory anchovy dressing.
Scotch gets a crowd-pleasing boost from vanilla-cinnamon syrup and chai iced tea.
A perfect roast turkey with an easy gravy to boot.
A simple fondue spiked with Irish whiskey and stout.
A hearty salad of lightly sautéed vegetables, kale, and fresh ricotta cheese.
Hot chocolate becomes cake in this recipe that incorporates moist chocolate cake, marshmallow whipped cream, and hot chocolate sauce.
These mini spice cakes are filled with candied fruit, and they're the perfect size for gift-giving.
If you're a fan of store-bought eggnog, this is the pie for you.
These buttery, lightly sweet almond cookies take a beautiful shape in the waffle iron.
How to make a no-crack chocolate roulade, perfect for your holiday Yule log.
The easiest and most effective method for ensuring a jelly roll won't crack or tear.
How to mix and match cookie styles for the best holiday assortment.
For easy entertaining, bring the raw bar home.
Everything you need to know when making a pie dough from scratch.
Cut it up, then choose your recipe.
Forget the North Pole—the magic of Santa's workshop is right in your kitchen.
Are you shaking yours right?
Everything you need to know to make sous vide rack of lamb.
What are those eggs doing in your cookie dough?
Different sugars do very different things in cookie doughs.
Answers to all your baking powder questions.
The mysteries of baking soda explained.
The science behind creaming butter and sugar.
The best way to save money on your holiday roast? Buy the tenderloin whole, bring it home, and trim it yourself.
Don't know the difference between a city and a country ham? Don't know how to cook and serve them? Don't worry; we've got you covered.
For many folks, the hardest part of cooking a turkey is carving and serving it. Here's the easiest way to do it, whether it's roasted whole or spatchcocked.
Nothing but the facts: a quick reference guide to dry-brining or wet-brining your holiday turkey for moister, juicier results.
The Definitive Guide to Buying, Prepping, Cooking, and Carving a Holiday Turkey
Throw a heck of a bash without blowing all your cash.
Tips, essential pointers, and the wisdom of a few stellar bartenders, all in one guide.
Is there any point to brining your next turkey?
Is aged eggnog really mellower and more complex than fresh? We put it to the test.
When beef is scarce, a Christmas tenderloin is a delicacy beyond belief.
How a starry-eyed fantasy of a Dickensian Christmas became a tradition.
Gift ideas for the person who did something real nice for you this year.
Make finding the perfect holiday drink fun and interactive—with flowcharts!
The year's most coveted kitchen tools and equipment.
Buy your way into any food lover's heart with one of these big-ticket holiday gifts.
Our favorite gifts for cooks for under $100, including a great chef's knife, a gorgeous tagine, and more.
You don't have to go broke this holiday season—some of our favorite gifts for food lovers cost well under $50.