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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...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Candied fruit and citrus peel

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Candied fruit and citrus peel
    Candied citrus peel, glacé cranberries and spirit-soaked fruits are easy to make and are thoughtful gifts for the home baker. They require some planning as well as, for the peel, overnight drying time. For mixed peels, select two or more varieties of...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Prunes in Armagnac

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Prunes in Armagnac
    Pack a batch of cookbook author Paula Wolfert's prunes in Armagnac into a Mason jar. (Awesome over vanilla ice cream or crepes.) They'll be ready to eat in two weeks: You can include that on the "don't-open-until-Christmas" card. Prunes soaked in...
  • Holiday project: Homemade eggnog with creative variations

    Holiday project: Homemade eggnog with creative variations
    You're handed a glass of a familiar holiday drink, and a deliciously unfamiliar aroma greets you: toasted coconut with hints of Tahitian vanilla, cinnamon and Jamaican allspice. You raise the glass to your lips and are surprised by the satiny texture --...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate bouchons

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate bouchons
    The perfect gift for the chocolate lover: bouchons. Thomas Keller's recipe for bouchons is built with a cup of cocoa powder and 6 ounces of chopped chocolate -- and twice that amount of melted butter. The bouchons turn out of their tins like oversize...
  • New Year's Eve noshing: 25 easy-to-make dishes

    New Year's Eve noshing: 25 easy-to-make dishes
    Whether your New Year's festivities include planning a big cocktail party or hosting a simple dinner, odds are you'll want something to feed your guests over the hours as they count down to 2015. Here are 25 easy-to-make little dishes to choose from...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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: Cherry-almond-coconut granola

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cherry-almond-coconut granola
    This granola is not as sweet as you might be used to. It would be nice sprinkled over vanilla ice cream for dessert or over Greek yogurt for an afternoon snack. The granola mix makes a terrific gift, packaged in cute little gift bags or storage jars....
  • 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....