One of nature's best decorating ideas is the snowflake: It adds sparkle to upturned eyelashes, embellishment to bare tree branches. With crocheted versions of this seasonal icon, you can bring its frosty filigree indoors.
When the hectic holiday season rolls around, it’s easy to think of baking as just another chore on the to-do list. But when you add these super-easy Christmas cookie recipes to your arsenal, you can save time in the kitchen -- and even have fun!
European immigrants made this confection -- which has large, crisp crumbs on top -- a New York City coffee-shop favorite. An optional layer of jam between the batter and topping adds a fruity component.