Holiday Recipes

Spooky Ghost Meringues

Spooky Ghost Meringues

A fun meringue recipe that enables you to shape the meringue into seasonal shapes - ghosts for halloween, or snowmen for the holidays

Mark Bittman's Autumn Millet Bake

Mark Bittman's Autumn Millet Bake

This millet bake recipe is a largely hands-off, winter squash-based casserole that uses golden millet, baked squash, pumpkin seeds and jewel-toned cranberries. A perfect Thanksgiving recipe for those of you collecting ideas.

Farro and Roasted Butternut Squash

Farro and Roasted Butternut Squash

A wonderful farro and roasted butternut squash recipe. Balsamic roasted butternut squash, deeply toasted walnuts, and nutty farro come together in this delicious recipe.

Espresso Caramels

Espresso Caramels

A favorite caramel recipe yielding dozens of generously espresso-flecked caramels that you can individually wrap. They have a deliciously subtle undercurrent of sea salt and are great for the holidays.

Challah Bread

Challah Bread

Peter Reinhart's challah recipe creates a wonderful (and reasonably forgiving) dough that bakes into a tender, delicious version of the traditional Jewish celebration bread.

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Hearst Castle Shortbread Cookies

Hearst Castle Shortbread Cookies

A beautiful, buttery shortbread cookie recipe straight from the Hearst Castle kitchen.

Fourth of July Roasted Tomato Salsa

Fourth of July Roasted Tomato Salsa

A deliciously vibrant, earthy, and slightly smoky-tasting salsa recipe. Different from salsa fresca, the deep, caramelized flavors of the roasted tomatoes and onions alongside the smokiness of the chipotles make for a richly beautiful and balanced salsa.

Cranberry Jam

Cranberry Jam

A delicious cranberry jam recipe, the most riveting shade of ruby red you've ever seen. Would be perfect with toasted walnut bread and an antique gruyere cheese.

Snow-topped Holiday Cupcakes

Snow-topped Holiday Cupcakes

Knee-deep coconut flecked frosting tops over a sour cream coconut cake batter base make these a quintessential holiday cupcake recipe.

Gingerbread Man Cookies (on sticks!)

Gingerbread Man Cookies (on sticks!)

A delicious, traditional tasting, yet healthier gingerbread cookie recipe that includes white whole wheat flour, more assertive spices, and less refined sweeteners. You wont miss the traditional version. They are very cute on popsicle sticks.

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