Sauteed Onions Chestnuts, and Bacon Recipe

Sautéed Onions, Chestnuts, and Bacon

This sautéed onions, chestnuts, and bacon recipe is salty, caramel-y, and ideal-y as a Thanksgiving side dish.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 11
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, 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.

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