We have menus, recipes, and party inspirations for major holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter—plus a plateful of recipes for fun days like April Fool's and free time on long holiday weekends.
Rich Dessert Hot Chocolate
This is the penultimate rich and creamy hot chocolate–like drinking custard out of a cup. Serve it for dessert. How to video included in recipe.
Buttermilk Challah French Toast with Praline Clusters
French Toast made with Jewish egg bread—a delicious merging of cultures.
Mahammar (Pepper, Pomegranate and Walnut Dip)
A seasonal Mediterranean dip that’s a healthy holiday treat.
Broccoli Rabe Pasta
Bitterly delicious, the broccoli rabe cooks in the same pot as the pasta in this surprisingly easy dish.
Roasted Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes and Radishes
Use baby radishes and baby Yukon gold potatoes in this roasted vegetable side dish.
Winter Squash and Onion Bread Pudding
This savory bread pudding makes a wonderful vegetarian main dish. It is also terrific as a dressing served alongside roast turkey and gravy.
Roast Beef with Garlic and Herbs
Serve this impressive roast beef with horseradish “mousse,” a gravy boat of au jus, and small dinner rolls.
Bacon, Kale and Raisin Strata
This savory strata or bread pudding can be assembled the night before serving.
Caramelized Onion and Raisin Focaccia with Feta
Sweet caramelized onions and raisins provide a contrast to the salty feta and olives on this flatbread.
Me-me’s Chocolate Sheet Cake
A rich chocolate sheet cake, updated by using coconut palm sugar, coconut oil and white whole-wheat flour.
Carrot Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting
Carrots and pineapple grace this special occasion cake that’s topped with a cream cheese icing sweetened with brown sugar.
Del Frisco-Style Salad with Avocado Dressing
A creamy pale-green dressing and strips of thick smoked bacon top a bed of crisp fresh greens in this salad based on Del Frisco’s original.
Lemon-Glazed Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
A tart, crisp cookie from The Good Neighbor Cookbook—ideal for welcoming a new neighbor or gifting to an old friend.