It’s easy to focus on the bread, the main dish, the drinks and dessert, they’re often more exciting. But don’t forget the veggies! Check out these festive holiday sides that are flavorful and far from boring. They might even steal the spotlight.
Your holiday menu can be easy to serve and still be bursting with elegance, classic foods and great wine for your next holiday gathering.
Entertaining during the holiday season can be a blast or it can seem daunting. Check out these holiday entertaining tips complete with appetizer recipes that pair with the ever-festive Prosecco Superiore wine for a stress-free, yet elegant, holiday gathering.
Holiday festivities are here, which for me means two things: cocktails and hors d’oeuvres! One of my favorite things about this time of year is creating the drinks and small bites that my family enjoys when we all get together.
One of the best ways to toast to the season is with an inspired happy hour right at home. One of the best ways to share unique flavors and sips is with a appetizer and Prosecco pairing.
Alex Guarnaschelli creates winter recipes using Robert Mondavi Woodbridge wine such as Vegetable Lasagna, Onion Sausage and Apple Stuffing
Give your leftovers a delicious second life with this easy flatbread paired with Pinot Noir wine.
This holiday season, take your charcuterie board to a whole new exciting level. You can even ditch the physical board and dish out this elaborate spread of deliciousness.
This is your guide to best Riesling wine pairings for Thanksgiving, Christmas, winter dinner parties and beyond.
It’s time to grab your favorite winter warmers and cozy up for a cocktail hour spent fireside. Chocolate lovers, this one’s for you.
Hanukkah is a traditional Jewish holiday celebrating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Also known as the Festival of Lights, the celebration is a time of gift giving, games, and eating oil-based foods. Enjoy the eight days of Hanukkah with these 15 traditional and holiday-themed desserts from across the web.
Still pondering what fish should be included and how it should be prepared for your holiday dinner? Look no further than this easily baked red snapper.
There is absolutely no better time to experience New York City than during the holidays. The Dream Midtown shares a wondrous holiday cheer in the Pent House Dream. Guests and visitors can get festively buzzed, spreading their holiday spirit with comfort and joy.
Here is our 28 top recommendations for what you should be sipping while you work the room as the mingling pro you are at your next Holiday party.
For a cold winters day, a sparkling holiday party or as a toast on New Year’s Eve, check out these festive holiday cocktails, all with just five ingredeints or less.
Spruce up your holiday baking and dessert table with these festive recipes infused with seasonal tea and get ready for a kitchen full of awesome aromas.
Need to feed a crowd of guests? Easily whip up a seasonal cheese board with these tips.
Creating the perfect cheese board for holiday entertaining is so simple when you follow these five steps.
Loaded with creamy, nutty, spiced and vanilla flavors and aromas from tea, this bundt cake is the perfect dessert for the coming holidays.
Indulge this holiday season with chocolate candy cane pots de creme, they’re a little minty and totally rich. Creamy and loaded with chocolate, these little jars of deliciousness will put everyone in a sweet mood.
Stun your guests with beautiful baked sea bass and a sweet chocolate panforte.
As a side or main, whip up a sun-dried tomato risotto by easily baking in the oven. Create a fun chocolate dessert cake with yogurt and cannellini beans.
Easily prepare spinach and artichoke lasagna well before your guests arrive, then bake and enjoy. Finish the meal with a rich chocolate arborio rice pudding.
Liven up your holiday spread with a rich, slow cooked sausage and mushroom dish served over creamy polenta. Finish the meal with a fudgy chocolate cake topped with Baci chocolates.
The holidays will be upon us in no time at all! Check out these tips to pairing traditional spices and flavors with wines from France’s Languedoc region.
It’s not the New Year just yet, but there’s no harm in getting familiar with champagne. Here’s an innovative cocktail that’s worthy of James Bond.
Festa della Repubblica, or Republic Day, is a major national holiday in Italy; Independence Day. It’s a great time to visit and see Italy’s rich history.
May 25th is one of our favorite holidays of the year, National Wine Day. Although, we must admit that we don’t need such a day to encourage to taste wines. To celebrate, check out these favorite wine bars across the country and beyond.
Twice baked cheddar and sage potatoes are smooth, creamy, and an easy recipe that is a unique twist on classic mashed potatoes. Plus, they are perfect winter comfort food.
During the holidays, the last thing you want are tricky recipes with a list of complicated ingredients. Fear not and try these simple, festive dishes.
From the bookworm who loves to read about food history to an avid home cook, here are favorite cookbooks of 2015 perfect to check off your holiday gift list.
Create beautiful side and main dishes for the coming holidays that all of your guests can enjoy. Vegetarians or not, these recipes are sure to be a hit.
In the spirit of all things merry and bright, here are our favorite holiday cookies to see you through the season.
This festive frittata with creamy Yukon Gold Potatoes and zingy red pepper is soon to be the hit of the holiday brunch.
Learn how to make glögg, rice porridge and serve plenty of fish and game, just like they do in West Sweden for the holidays.
Make a perfect holiday pie with warm spices and roasted kombocha squash. Unlike the occasional pumpkin pie, there are no soggy fillings here.
It’s time for rich flavors, unexpected pairings and elegant displays—and there’s no better way to savor the flavors of the season than with a cheese board.
Your holiday table is begging for something impressive, like a standing rib roast. Here’s how to make the dish perfectly.
Serve a festive colored sausage pasta for a holiday dinner, ending with a beautiful layered chocolate loaded cheesecake.
No need to feel crummy this holiday season because you are busy, staying up late, going out, and eating festive foods. Here are a few tips to eating well, plus a fun appetizer recipe.
An easy artichoke and garlic butter pasta followed by one bowl brownies are recipes you need during the busy holiday season.
You can celebrate, feel great, and honor a gluten free lifestyle during the holidays. Here’s how.
A simple spaghetti and meatball recipe is revamped with pumpkin and served as an elegant meal with a sweet finish of chocolate dipped gingerbread biscotti.
Make an easy holiday savory sauce, packed with nutrients and perfect with a bruschetta appetizer, or over a main dish protein.
We love lamb in the cold months, roasted low and slow. Learn the best cuts and how to prepare them for a successful holiday dish, every time.
A full menu of favorite recipes to cook on the grill as you celebrate Memorial Day outdoors. Of course, we had to include some sweet desserts, too.
A brief history on peppermint and why it has become the flavor of the season.
It is practically human nature to crave and delight in show-stopping desserts during the holiday season. Enter the ever-versatile jelly roll.
Celebrating Christmas in San Francisco? Have a traditional Bay Area meal of Dungeness crab, Sourdough Bread, and Caesar Salad!
Crispy, roast pork is a Danish holiday favorite. Rather than the traditional bay leaves and cloves, try this rendition with licorice powder.
Cranberries, orange zest, and cloves will catapult your house into the warm smell of the holidays and create a delicious dinner, too.
Dress your cocktails in more than a candy cane or cinnamon stick. These festive garnishes are original and will surely take your merrymaking up a notch.
Our favorite cinema-inspired recipes, each paired with a classic holiday scene that in true-to-life fashion ends in family disaster or heartfelt feelings.
Wow your hip foodie friends with a curated day of eating complete with hardcore tradition and ironic new twists.
Oatmeal, an often under appreciated breakfast food, finally takes center stage on October 29th. Celebrate National Oatmeal Day by cooking up some oats.
Gingerbread cookies are a holiday staple. This recipe is slightly different as it uses honey instead of molasses.
These sweet and sexy looking spuds are a must on every Danish Christmas table.
These anthropomorphic cookies are a favorite among children and holiday-enthusiasts alike.
Dianna Muscari serves up what might well be the ultimate sweet holiday treat.
Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on everything we’re thankful for, like the assistance of family, time with loving pets and the power of a really good meatball.