Busy months like December require easy dinners that you can prepare by throwing together a few basic ingredients, while still resulting in a tummy-warming winter meal. This eggplant parmesan pizza fits the bill perfectly.
This hearty ziti and sausage dinner layers flavors of Italian sausage, onion, fennel bulb, crushed red pepper, tomato, and Parmesan deliciously. It's adapted from 'Lidia’s Favorite Recipes.'
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Perfect for dunking in coffee or tea, homemade biscotti keeps for a couple weeks and is great to have on hand when friends drop by. Get creative and add any type of dried fruit or nuts to the dough.
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These double-fried chicken wings render out the fat and results in an ultra crispy skin. A delicious ginger soy glaze and a sprinkling of sesame seeds are perfect finishing touches.
These little fig and blue cheese bites are easy and elegant. Their tart and sweet combination makes a perfect finger food for a packed holiday party.
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Take a break from pumpkin and gingerbread, and give these buttery lemony sandwich cookies a try. They're easy enough to whip up that they just might become a staple in your holiday cookie collection.
This filling butternut squash soup is a simple recipe for a chilly weeknight. Place a cube of creamy Camembert cheese at the bottom of each bowl before pouring the soup, for a velvety, cheesy addition.
Vegan, gluten free, and perfect for pot lucks, this salad has it all. Prepare your brown rice the day before, then toss it with freshly washed kale, cranberries, pecans, and a homemade vinaigrette.
Whether it's date night or dinner for one, this meal comes together quickly, and is simply elegant. Browned scallops drizzled with lemon juice and almond butter sauce sit on a bed of creamy cauliflower.
Looking at an upcoming week of turkey sandwiches? Make this simple sweet potato salad ahead of time and have an interesting side dish ready to go.
No Thanksgiving table is complete without a classic pumpkin pie. For a retro variation, try this recipe from the late 1800s.
Mix it up this Thanksgiving with mini pumpkin pies. Find gingerbread graham crackers for the crust of a lifetime, and top with whipped cream for a fun and decadent holiday dessert.
Chestnuts add a sweet, nutty, and chewy flavor to classic bread stuffing. Add dried cranberries and fresh herbs to infuse lovely aromatic flavors.
Southern candied sweet potato casserole with pecan streusel will be a sweet spot on your Thanksgiving menu.
Using Greek yogurt and nonfat sour cream in your green bean casserole is one way to save Thanksgiving indulgence for the dessert table.