Christmas Dad

Bourbon Milk Punch

Hello Christmas! Here milk, bourbon, vanilla, and ice cream are whirred in a food processor for a festive drink. A sprinkle of cinnamon is the crowning touch.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
Nutmeg Cake

Nutmeg Cake

This spice cake is soaked with rum syrup, making a lovely, albeit slightly boozy, gift when wrapped in parchment and tied with a bow.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Gianduia Brownies Recipe

Gianduia “Nutella” Brownies

And, on the seventh day, God created gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). The world has been a more glorious place ever since.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
The Gourmet Cookie Book

Candied Orange Peel

Serve this candied orange peel on its own, toss it in granulated sugar after it dries for a festive look, or dip it in melted chocolate.

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  • 50 M
  • 12 H, 50 M
  • 0
Roasted Fresh Ham with a Maple-Spice Glaze

Roasted Fresh Ham with a Maple-Spice Glaze

Don’t try to rush this ham. It’s slow roasted in a maple glaze that imbues the porky deliciousness with cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and nutmeg.

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  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 0
Screen Doors and Sweet Tea by Martha Hall Foose

Barq’s Root Beer-Glazed Ham

Sassfras, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and anise enhance the smoky, saltiness goodness of glazed ham.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 1
Burgundian Honey Spice Bread

Burgundian Honey Spice Bread

More nuanced than gingerbread and not at all like fruit cake, this French tradition is fragrant with spice.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Pound Cake Recipe

Meme’s Pound Cake

This pound cake is rich with creamery butter, flecked with vanilla seeds, and enviable for its crisp, sugary surface.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 3
Cranberry Panetone Recipe

Cranberry Pistachio Panettone

Panettone, traditionally served at Christmas, is gussied up here with cranberries and pistachio but. The panettone are made in small molds or coffee cans.

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  • 30 M
  • 5 H
  • 1
Cashew Caramel Cracker Bars

Cashew Caramel Cracker Bars

The savvy, if very seventies-ish, secret to these Christmasy, cashew-topped caramel-chocolate bars? Saltines. Trying is believing.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4
Baked Country Ham

Baked Country Ham

One of the South’s greatest achievements, baked country ham takes its salty sweet smack from a glaze of mustard, vinegar, and cloves.

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  • 15 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 1
Walnut Stars Recipe

Walnut Stars

These walnut cookies are made with ground walnuts, giving them a delicate flavor and texture. A zig-zag of chocolate on top lends a festive touch.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
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