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Holidays

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  • Hanukkah: 17 great recipes for latkes

    Hanukkah: 17 great recipes for latkes
    Hanukkah is simply not complete without latkes. And though you can find all kinds of variations on this simple potato pancake -- do I grate by hand or by machine? Add onion? Matzo meal, flour or simply potato starch to bind? -- nothing beats a perfectly...
  • Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate with 37 recipes

    Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate with 37 recipes
    Happy Hanukkah! To help you celebrate, we've compiled 37 of our favorite holiday recipes. From light appetizers to filling main courses, savory side dishes and sweet desserts, there's something for a variety of tastes. Many dishes come together quickly,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Fig bars

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Fig bars
    Vanilla-scented fig bars are wonderfully sweet homemade gifts, and the recipe is a worthy addition to any cookie repertoire. Working with the dough can be tricky. Our recipe, adapted from "Desserts by the Yard" by Sherry Yard, recommends centering the...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Baklava

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Baklava
    Our favorite baklava recipe is rich with butter, and the sweet dessert has a gentle tang from fresh lemon juice. Rich yet delicate baklava is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen. We've compiled 25 great...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars
    Have you ever tried to make your own marshmallows? They may be a little tricky (yes, a thermometer is involved), but they can be a lot of fun, and make great gifts. Add a little spice to flavor them however you’d like – cinnamon, lemon,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies
    With a delicate, crisp crust enveloping a wonderfully ooey-gooey filling, this amazingly rich brownie takes perfection and coats it in chocolate, and then drizzles over even more chocolate just for good measure. These wonderfully rich brownies are...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Beer brittle

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Beer brittle
    Now you can drink your beer and eat it too. Flavor this crunchy brittle with a good dark beer, such as a stout or an amber ale, for rich caramel notes. It's a fun gift, and it comes together in less than 30 minutes. Beer brittle is just one way to get...
  • Holiday window displays light up New York, Philadelphia and London

    Here’s a shopping spree at some of the world’s finest retailers that won’t cost you a dime: viewing holiday displays in store windows. The only thing you’ll spend is time. Think of fancy store windows as a sort of early...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Snowflake pretzel rods

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Snowflake pretzel rods
    Crunch meets chocolate! Decorated chocolate-covered pretzel rods are sweet, but not too sweet, during a holiday season likely to be drenched in colorful, sugary decorations. Kids can make them with adult supervision, and it won't take all night....
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Hazelnut biscotti

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Hazelnut biscotti
    A great recipe from former Test Kitchen director Donna Deane, who writes: "Most holiday cookies are high in fat and calories. Biscotti are a light alternative. I've made these biscotti even lighter than usual by using egg whites and egg substitute. But...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panettone

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panettone
    Fragrant, yeasty holiday panettone -- studded with colorful bits of dried and candied fruit -- is festive just to look at and sweetly satisfying to eat. Classic panettone is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the...