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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.

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12 New Cookbooks to Gift This Holiday Season

Christmas Menu 2022: Ham, Mustard Sauce, Potatoes, Buttermilk Biscuits, Tiramisu, Pecan Pie & More

Decorated Christmas cookies.

30 Christmas Cookies: Shortbread, Cream Cheese Cutouts, Snickerdoodles, Molasses Crinkles & More

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Crisp and Chewy Gingersnap Cookies (One Bowl)

Just-baked pound cake on a cooling rack.

Better Than Classic Pound Cake (One Bowl, Hand Mixed)

Slice of butternut squash pie.

Thanksgiving Menu 2022: Pull-Apart Rolls, Classic Stuffing, Cheesy Potato Gratin, Red Wine Cranberry Sauce, Pie, Make-Ahead Gravy, and More

25+ Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Hasselback Potatoes, Sweet Potato Casserole, Glazed Green Beans, Buttermilk Biscuits, Classic Stuffing & More

Just-baked hasselback potato gratin.

Hasselback Potato Gratin (No-Peel, Make Ahead)

Just-baked butternut squash lasagna with greens and mushrooms.

Butternut Squash Lasagna with Greens & Mushrooms (No-Boil Noodles)

A just-baked flag cake.

July Fourth Recipes: Flag Cake, Best Burger Buns, Simple Slaw, Cobbler, Margaritas & More

A tossed watermelon and feta salad in a bowl.

Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad

The best brioche buns.

Memorial Day Weekend Recipes: The Best Buns, Simple Grilled Chicken Breast, Stuffed Peppers, Blueberry Cobbler & More

A platter of chips and guacamole.

Simple, Homemade Guacamole

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2022

A carved brown sugar glazed ham on a platter.

Easter Menu 2022: Baked Ham, Mustard Sauce, Deviled Eggs, Hot Cross Buns, Ultimate Carrot Cake & More

A plate of deviled eggs.

Classic Deviled Eggs

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