We love this ham not just for its peachy keen glaze that’s sweet but not too sweet but for the fact that the entire thing can be made in an Instant Pot (or pressure cooker) in less than an hour.
Christmas Eve Calamari
The much-ballyhooed Italian Christmas classic, Feast of the Seven Fishes, stars one fish in Domenica Marchetti’s home. Calamari. And it’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.
A better way to start your day. Uh, we mean, end your day. That’s what we meant. Yes. End it. Ahem.
Panettone, which makes its traditional Italian Christmas appearance, is gussied up here with any dried fruit you fancy. An ever so slight twist on a classic.
This gingerbread cheesecake tastes like the classic Christmas spices of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and clove in each and every bite of this simple yet stunning dessert.
A startlingly spectacular made-from-scratch cheese Danish that is going to forever change your notion of what a cheese Danish ought to be.
Make-Ahead Cinnamon Coffee Cake
No need to get up hours ahead to produce a cinnamon-y sweet coffee cake, still warm from the oven. Mix it all ahead and pop it in the oven when you wake up. It’s that easy, ya’ll!
Red Chile Pork Tamales
These red chile pork tamales are the real authentic Mexican deal and taste like they were carefully crafted by the loveliest abuela imaginable. Here’s how to make them.
Essentially a slightly tipsy cheesecake, this bourbon-enhanced eggnog pie is something we’re classifying as “holiday desserts for parties where people like to party.”
Sweet and Spicy Roasted Nuts
These sweet and spicy nuts are addictive, so serve with care. The sweet comes from sugar, the spicy is the result of red pepper flakes. Use any kind of nut.
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.
Parmesan Potato Gratin
We used to get our gratins and scalloped potatoes confused. But then we tried this gratin. Guess which one is now our favorite?!
It’s not just about how lovely a turkey imbued with smoke would be. It’s also about how lovely more space in the oven on Thanksgiving would be.
Essentially creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness., these are as welcome on weeknights as they are on holidays.
Chocolate Polenta Pudding Cake
This rich and creamy chocolate pudding cake is made with cornmeal instead of flour, making it gluten-free.
Braided Cinnamon Bread
This Dutch oven braided loaf is swirled with cinnamon and topped with vanilla glaze and toasted pecans. It’s perfect anytime of the day, breakfast included.
Cheryl Day’s Icebox Rolls
The fluffiest, most tender dinner rolls you can imagine. All thanks to one secret ingredient.
Chocolate Stout Cake
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (or any day) with this Guinness-infused chocolate cake that’s smothered in swirls of browned butter cream cheese frosting.
Roasted Fennel with Rye Crumble
Getting your five servings of vegetables per day is easy when you can feast on tender caramelized fennel that’s smothered in toasted rye-Parmesan crumble.
Orbs of Nutella, chocolate, and cream, all dusted in cocoa powder. Need we say more?