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Expecting a house full of guests for the holidays? From make-ahead meals, to easy finger food recipes, and crowd-pleasing seasonal favorites—holiday cookies included!—celebrate the season with these holiday delights.

Shortbread in pink Ted Lasso biscuit box.

Simple, Classic Shortbread + A Ted Lasso Biscuit Box for Gifting

A brown sugar glazed ham emerging from the oven.

Christmas Menu 2021

Just baked brown butter snickerdoodles on a sheet pan.

Brown Butter (+Bourbon) Snickerdoodles

A montage of gifts for the holidays.

Holiday Gift Guide 2021

25 side dishes to make for Thanksgiving.

25+ Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Classic Stuffing, Sweet Potato Casserole, Scalloped Potatoes & More

Just-baked buttermilk biscuits on a cooling rack.

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

Just-baked sweet potato casserole.

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Classic bread stuffing in a 9x13-inch baking dish.

Thanksgiving Menu 2021: Pull-Apart Rolls, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Classic Stuffing, Pie, Make-Ahead Gravy, and More

A par-baked pie crust.

How to Parbake (and Blind Bake) Pie Crust + Foolproof Flaky Pie Dough

A bowl of herby buttermilk mashed potatoes.

Creamy (no-cream) Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes with Variations (Herbs, Roasted Garlic)

The best brioche buns.

Recipes for July Fourth Weekend: Salads, Sides, Desserts & More

A montage of Father's Day photos.

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Mixed berry galette on a sheet pan.

Mixed Berry Galette (with Foolproof Pastry)

The best brioche buns.

Recipes for Memorial Day: The Best Homemade Buns, Simple Slaw, Blueberry Cobbler & More

A montage of gifts for Mother's Day.

20+ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

A bowl of split pea and ham soup topped with olive oil croutons.

Split Pea and Ham (or not!) Soup

A carved brown sugar glazed ham on a platter.

Easter Menu 2021: Baked Ham, Hot Cross Buns, Mustard Sauce & More

A brown sugar glazed ham emerging from the oven.

Simple Baked Ham Recipe with Brown Sugar Glaze

A large platter filled with buffalo cauliflower aside blue cheese dip.

12+ Dips for Super Bowl Sunday: Blue Cheese, Homemade Ranch & More

A bread bowl filled with spinach artichoke dip.

Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Homemade ranch dip.

40+ New Year’s Eve Recipes: Drinks, Crostini, Dips, Finger Food & More

Two glasses of a Tangerine spritz.

Tangerine Spritz

A montage of Christmas Day favorite foods.

Christmas Menu: Overnight Brioche Cinnamon Rolls, Mustard Sauce, Scalloped Potatoes & More

25 Christmas cookies.

25+ Christmas Cookies