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.
Cranberry Chambord Sorbet
A heady undercurrent of black raspberry liqueur and cranberry flavors hallmark this grown-up sorbet.
Strawberry Prosecco Cocktail
The Italian sparkling wine, prosecco, joins with berries for a grown-up libation.
Mashed Potatoes with Mascarpone
Serve these outrageously rich mashed potatoes to guests or on holidays.
Red Velvet Cake
As beautiful as it is delicious, this cake is a dessert worthy of special occasions.
Cranberry Maple Sauce
A touch of crisp New England autumn resides in every splash of pure maple syrup.
One secret to feeding hungry masses of holiday visitors is simple—bake a big ham. It’s the most economical, convenient, versatile, and best-tasting investment you’ll make. But make it your own with a homemade glaze, presented here.
Egg Nog Custard
With a rich custard a little goes a long way and a little brandy or rum on the side can enhance the enjoyment.