Mastering the Holiday Meal

Hosting for the holidays? Don't let the thought of cooking an elaborate meal stress you out. Make a memorable and delicious holiday feast with our easy-to-follow tutorials, menus that pair sides with mains for a restaurant-worthy experience, and our test kitchen's famous tips and tricks.

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These Five Spooky Halloween "Finger" Foods Are Sure to Freak Out Your Guests
We won't try and pretend that these are elegant appetizers and cocktail party snacks. They're freaky Halloween foods at their very best. Make them if you dare!
In Need of Halloween Dinner Ideas? Here's What to Serve Before You Go Trick-or-Treating
These delicious and doable recipes will feed your costumed crowd before they head out for an evening of fun.
A Suitably Spooky and Totally Delicious Menu That's Perfect for a Kid-Friendly Halloween Party
If you're hosting little ones this October 31, our scary snacks and creepy cakes will delight them.
Add Unexpected Dishes to Your Rosh Hashanah Table with These Tips from an Expert with the Jewish Food Society
Food and customs vary depending on a family's background, so if you're looking to switch things up this year, try one of these delicious ideas.
Bake a Better Babka with These Expert Tips and Tricks
Babka guru Uri Scheft shares how to ace making this sweet yeasted bread.
Five Celebrated Jewish Chefs Share What They Serve on Rosh Hashanah
Create a holiday feast inspired by the dishes the professionals prepare for their own families.

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Though this meal comes at the end of the day, it often bears more of a resemblance to breakfast than dinner.

How Outdoor Entertaining Expert Linda Ly Hosts Al Fresco—Plus, Her Top Tips for Your Own Backyard Gatherings

The blogger behind Garden Betty and author of the popular The Backyard Fire Cookbook and The New Camp Cookbook shares her tips for cooking and eating outdoors.