A perfect roast turkey on a rack in a roasting pan.

Perfect Roast Turkey

This iconic roast turkey is, we sorta have to admit, perfect to behold. And it ought to be after being brined, stuffed with chestnut stuffing, and all but smothered in a ridiculously rich, real-deal gravy.

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

These chocolate thumbprint cookies with the dollop of caramel may not be the most traditional of Christmas cookies, but they may be the most welcome.

Six Italian rainbow cookies on a marble slab

Italian Rainbow Cookies

Also known as Neapolitan or Venetian cookies, these vivid cakes are stacked and sliced and dubbed cookies. We can deal.