Chocolate and peanut butter might just be the most perfect marriage possible. This dessert is also elegant. Oh, and did we mention easy too?
Dried Fruit and Nut Cake
Chock-full of crunchy nuts and moist dried fruit, this cake is a taste sensation. May we suggest a choice of apricots, plums, pears, or peaches?
Buttery, cinnamon and orange flavored, and rolled in sugar, these fluffy buns are a serious reason to get out of bed. Get ready to fall in love!
Popcorn with Nori, Citrus, and Rosemary
Pep up that same old popcorn routine with this combination of flavors that is unlike anything you’ve ever tasted. Say sayonara to soggy, over-salted snacks.
Sugar Christmas Snow Cookies
What exactly is a snow cookie? It’s a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth moment of loveliness, and it’s as easy to roll,
bake, and decorate as it is to admire–and devour.
Want to party like the Earl of Grantham? These old-school gingerbread biscuits are very nearly the closest thing served at Downton Abbey.
Brown Butter Banana Bread Sheet Cake
Sheet cakes are a great choice for a crowd or just for a Tuesday. Easy to bake, decorate, and transport and loved by all. This moist chocolate banana beauty is no exception.
Clove, Cinnamon, and Chocolate Cookies
Sometimes, a chilly afternoon just calls for a warm beverage and something full of cloves, cinnamon, and chocolate that’s perfect for dipping.
Whether your knack for cookie-decorating leans toward fancy schmancy or basic buttons on gingerbread people, you need a foolproof royal icing. Look no more.
Studded with almonds and coated in silky chocolate, this roca—essentially toffee—is utterly impossible to resist. Give it as a holiday gift.
Dark, hearty molasses gingerbread cookies or pale, sweet honey gingerbread cookies? Your choice. (Hint: You can’t go wrong.)
Braised Pork Shoulder with Chorizo and White Beans
This slow-cooked pork dish is sublime on a chilly evening. Full of big flavors that come together for a satiating and comforting meal, it’s superb.
Christmas Sugar Cookies
Christmas eating is mostly about the cookies, we think. Pull out your favorite cookie cutters and sparkliest sprinkles because it’s that time of year!
Sous Vide Pork Chops
Sous vide cooking ensures that your pork chops will never be dry again. A little time is all it takes to make the kind of chops you’ve only ever dreamed about.
Fig, Apricot, and Pistachio Biscotti
This beauty of a biscotti may seem a descendant of sorts from fruitcake, though it boasts a heck of a lot more allure than its stodgy ancestor.
Key Lime Pie Bars
Craving a little tropical vibe as the days get shorter and your socks get thicker? These easy-as-pie Key lime bars will get you there.
Spicy Pepita Brittle
When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. This snappy little number proves that we couldn’t be more wrong.
Chocolate Salted Caramel Truffles
An uber chocolatey truffle made with salted caramel might sound like something for expert chocolatiers but fear not. This recipe is nearly foolproof.
Apple Spiced Bourbon Toddies
Infinitely more complex than the toddy of yore, this little number owes its lure to apple-y cider spiked with a hint of star anise and quite an indecent glug of bourbon.
Hazelnut Pistachio Chocolate Bark
It’s time to melt some chocolate, toast some nuts, and cross some names off your holiday gift list.