Celebrate the Season with Our Chefs

Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp cocktail needs that red sauce, right? Bobby says not necessarily.

How to Win the Holidays

Christmas Crack Crust Almond Butter Pie

Sausage and Leek Savory Bread Pudding

Santa Bread

Cornflake Christmas Wreaths

Christmas Ham Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Christmas Tree Antipasto Salad

Christmas Coal Candy

Baby Back Rib Crown Roast

Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Spoons

Cherry Mitten Hand Pies

Snowman Punch

Raspberry Snowflake Pull-Apart Bread

Winter Hat Cake

Holiday Mirror Glaze Poke Cake

Marshmallow Igloo Cake with Polar Friends

Holiday Berry Meringue Wreath

Cookie Butter Three Ways

Christmas Tree Pull-Apart Bread

Snow Globe Cookies

Pesto and Cheese Snowflake Bread

Crudite Christmas Tree with Sour Cream and Chive Dip

Gingerbread People Truffles

Spinach Artichoke Beef Wellington

Champagne Brunch Punch

Chocolate Reindeer Cake

Peppermint Marshmallow Snowmen

Candy Cane Heart Pops

More Essential Holiday How-Tos

Easy Shrimp Scampi 01:24

This garlicky crowd-pleaser makes a great appetizer. Or serve it over pasta for dinner.

Done in 30 Minutes

Standing Rib Roast 02:40

Ina proves it's deceptively easy to make — just season and pop in the oven.

A Super-Elegant Main

Homemade Cannoli 04:28

Alex's recipe stands up to cannoli found in New York's Italian bakeries.

Crisp Shell and Sweet Filling

Plan the Menu: Our Best Holiday Recipes

Sweet Holiday Fun

Santa Hat Cheesecakes

A cereal treat gets a creamy layer and a festive strawberry.

Triple-Tiered Dessert

Cute Reindeer Brownies

Using a cake pan, it's easy to turn slices into Rudolph.

Kids Can Help Make Them

Christmas Tree Brownies

Turn a brownie wedge into a sweet tree.

Frost and Decorate 'Em

Essentials for the Happiest Holidays

Holiday Gift Guides

Find the right gifts for all the food lovers on your list.

Our Best Holiday Gift Picks

12 Days of Cookies

Find gifts from our chefs to you: their best cookie recipes.

Recipes by the Dozen