A childhood favorite and still a special part of Christmas - Pecan Snowball Cookies.
Homemade gingerbread house. Walk through the making of this ginger wonderland.
egg nog pound cake with a rum glaze
A NY Times Recipe for Savoy Cabbage Slaw with Applesauce Vinaigrette proves to be outstanding.
Two gluten-free cakes for Christmas -one with chestnut puree and chocolate, one with almonds and fruit
Chocolate Coconut Slices are bar cookies dressed up for the holidays.
Pogaca, traditional Serbian bread for the Holidays.
Pecan tassies in a sweet, buttery, cream-cheese crust ~ Fun-size pies for Day 9
Brownies and Candy Canes
Candied orange peel - perfect for Christmas gifts [recipe in Croatian, use google translate]
Eat your Christmas Tree this year! Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees
Wild Salmon over Caramelized Apple bed. A quick and simple dish!
Madeleines, made even more adorable by a Williams-Sonoma acorn pan.
Mmmmmmadelines ... pristine, snowy, pillowy, brown buttery madelines.
Sugared Cranberries : A non-chocolate Christmas treat-imagine that!
Soft and chewy ginger cookies from a cookie exchange party.
Super soft cakey pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Yet another seasonal treat.
Cinnamon Bun Cookies with Cinnamon-y Icing, of course.
These spiced gingersnaps smell like Christmas. They have a crunchy exterior and a soft middle. The perfect ginger cookie.
Traditional peanut brittle with a sprinkle of fleur de sel (text and recipe in French)
Sparkling like diamonds these Vanilla Bean Chocolate Diamond cookies have even Frosty the Snowman rubbing his tummy in glee!
Miniature pecan pies! A great holiday cookie tray idea!
Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Pretzels. A cross between peppermint bark and chocolate covered pretzels. A tasty treat for holiday gift-giving.
Torta della Nonna is a traditional Italian tart made with ricotta cheese, lemon, and pine nuts.
if there were any such thing as The Perfect Time to Make Edible Holiday Gifts, it's now - grissini, or homemade breadsticks
from chef Nancy Silverton of Mozza (LA), rosemary and pine nut cookies
Versatile Meatless Meatballs. Perfect for any occasion and any diner; omnivorous or vegan. For spaghetti night or Holiday hors d'oeuvres.
Maple syrup adds a Canadian twist to eggnog. No raw eggs, either.
Ginger Biscuit recipe, as part of an entire wardrobe of holiday recipes from famous fashionistas (even models, who probably don't eat anything they make)
Peppermint Bark...A delicious homemade alternative to the super pricey stuff!
Miniature Mint Brownie Sundae Stacks. So festive for the holidays.
Viennese crescent cookies, simple and sweet.
A Christmas color-perfect, light, and fruity "gazpacho".
Shortbread cookies...These are a few of my favorite things!