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Every Christmas I make this favorite, classic cream cheese cut-out cookie recipe and this foolproof pie dough recipe. I also work my way through Christmas appetizer recipes including many cheese board assemblies often featuring these homemade crackers. These overnight brioche cinnamon rolls have become a Christmas morning tradition. 

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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

An overhead view of a stack of gingersnap cookies.

Crisp and Chewy Gingersnap Cookies (One Bowl)

Just-baked pound cake on a cooling rack.

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

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)

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

Just-baked buttermilk biscuits on a cooling rack.

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

Just-baked sweet potato casserole.

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

A parbaked 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

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

Split Pea and Ham (or not!) Soup

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

Sarah Kieffer's brown sugar cookies.

Soft and Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies

Baked, chocolate sugar cookies.

Chewy Chocolate Sugar Cookies

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Gift Guide 2020

A whole roasted turkey on a platter

How To Dry Brine and Roast A Turkey

A plate of sautéed chicories with chile oil.

Sautéed Endive & Radicchio with Chile Oil

Bread Toast Crumbs Kit in a box.

Peasant Bread Kits: The Gift of Homemade Bread