From our best Christmas cookies to festive Yuletide menus, we’ve got recipes to help you plan perfect Christmas parties, dinner on Christmas Day, holiday brunches, plus a special plate of cookies for Santa’s visit on Christmas Eve.
Fresh Greens and Oranges with Honey Dressing
Oranges and a lightly sweetened vinaigrette combine with mixed greens for a citrusy salad.
Roast Beef with Sweet Red Pepper Vinaigrette
A red pepper vinaigrette spices up traditional roast beef.
Ground Beef Baked in Acorn Squash
A medley of fall flavors, beef and squash blend beautifully with autumn spices like allspice and cloves in this beef recipe
Chocolate Peppermint Souffles
Serve these at your next Christmas dinner and your guests will ooh and aah. Souffles can be prepared up to 3 days in advance and the sauce 1 day in advance, leaving you time for other dinner preparations.
Santa’s Little Walnut Helpers
Topping: In small mixing bowl stir together sugar, sour cream and cinnamon until smooth. Stir in walnuts; set aside. Dough: In mixing bowl bream butter…
Walnut and Panko Shrimp with Ginger-Orange Dipping Sauce
This East-meets-West baked shrimp offers up a light and tasty appetizer. Serve with a gingery citrus sauce.
Walnut Cranberry Truffles
Studded with dried cranberries and rolled in chopped walnuts, these chocolate truffles are the perfect small-bite dessert.
As one of the great compliments to any fall or winter meal, this lower saturated fat and calorie version of stuffing provides a delicious option for cooks. “Use a really tasty whole wheat bread,” suggests creator Mollie Katzen, “The better the bread, the better the result!”
Squash with Walnuts and Thyme
Enjoy this seasonal favorite without any of the excess fat and calories
In a small bowl, cover the raisins with water and let sit 1 minute then drain. Let the raisins stand for 30 minutes, to absorb…
Fish Stew with California Raisins
After the holidays, forget tradition and make this with poached fresh cod, salmon or halibut instead of dried salt cod.