Pound Cake Recipe

Meme’s Pound Cake

This pound cake is rich with creamery butter, freckled with vanilla seeds, and knee-wobbingly crisp and sugary at the edges from—you guessed it—sugar.

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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
Gingerbread Pancakes Recipe

Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread pancakes, a perfect holiday treat, are filled with warm spices, including ginger. Gingerbread pancakes are a unique weekend breakfast.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 6
Jolly Old Christmas Redux

A Jolly Olde Christmas Redux

Food history editor Gary Allen looks at the food traditions of the merriest of holidays and finds interesting ties to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Cornish Game Hen

Peace & Pleasure: A Holiday Menu to End Tryptophan Overload

Can’t face turkey or ham this holiday season? Consider Cornish game hens. They offer variety, impress guests, and allow for culinary customization. Plus they won’t knock you into a tryptophan stupor.

Sparkling Ginger Daisy Recipe

Sparkling Ginger Daisy

Here the classic daisy cocktail, a concoction of juice, champagne, and grenadine, is dressed up with ginger liqueur for a festive holiday starter.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Take this quiz. Can you identify the sticky in sticky toffee pudding? And does the traditional Christmas dessert actually contain a pudding-like substance? Click here for answers.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 0
Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Pecans Recipe

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Toasted Pecans

These little cabbages just don’t seem like their usual selves, not when thinly sliced and sautéed like they are here.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Oyster Stew Recipe

Oyster Stew

This oyster stew, rich with cream and plump with oysters, is a classic and consummate first course for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 3
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