12 Nights of Christmas Dinners
Pomegranate-Glazed Duck Breast
Impress all your holiday guests with this elegant dinner.
Mini Asian Crab Cakes
These mini Asian crab cakes are small in size, but they are big in taste.
Tuna Nicoise Crostini
Tuna nicoise crostini is an easy hors d'oeuvre and calls for ingredients that are likely already in your pantry, which is fantastic for impromptu holiday parties.
Martha's Cheddar Cheese Ball
Martha's cheddar cheese ball makes an ideal appetizer for any holiday party.
Panko-Crusted Chicken Bites with Apricot Mustard Sauce
Pair these panko-crusted chicken bites with an apricot mustard sauce and your guests will be fighting over the last bite.
Bring a little Asian flavor to your winter menus with these simple edamame dumplings.
Devils on Horseback
Your guests will devour these simple appetizers: devils on horseback (dates wrapped in bacon).
Chanterelle and Parmesan Oysters
This recipe for chanterelle and parmesan oysters is a prefect starter for any holiday dinner party.
Sauteed Calamari with Tomatoes, Basil, Raisins, and Pine Nuts
This special appetizer will make all your guests and their taste buds very happy!
Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs with Blue Cheese and Pecans
These delicious grilled prosciutto-wrapped figs with blue cheese and pecans are a great accompaniment to many kinds of wine.
Chestnuts in Soy Caramel
Everyone knows the song "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire." This year, change the ingredients to chestnuts in soy caramel and Japanese eggplant to make the prefect holiday appetizer.
This delicious pupu platter will impress your guests at your next holiday gathering. Serve these baby pork ribs and shrimp toast as part of a pupu platter for a stunning -- and delicious -- presentation.
Thai Fried Chicken Wings with Hot-and-Sour Sauce and Salted Mango
Making these Thai fried chicken wings with hot-and-sour sauce for your guests is a surefire way to spice up any holiday party.
"Chicken My Way" with Parsley-Lemon Oil
This recipe for chicken with parsley-lemon oil will be everyone's favorite this holiday season!
It may be snowy and cold this December, but you can warm up your holiday menu with this Mediterranean bass.
Smother your family with love by serving smothered chicken for a delicious holiday meal.
Sweeten up your dinner table for the holidays with this fantastic maple-glazed turkey.
Ham with Whole-Grain Mustard and Apricot Glaze
Use this recipe to spice up your traditional ham recipe. By adding the whole-grain mustard and apricot glaze, you will create a delicious and satisfying dinner during the holidays.
Bacon and Herb Roasted Turkey Breast
This charming dinner recipe will be a the talk of the town during the holiday season.
Pomegranate-Glazed Cornish Game Hens with Wild Rice-Chestnut Stuffing and Yogurt Sauce
Serve your holiday guests a dinner they will never forget.
Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Gremolata
Everyone will ask for seconds when you serve grilled lamb chops with mint gremolata at your holiday dinner.
This mouthwatering ham recipe is perfect for large family gatherings.
Grilled Chicken with Kumquat-Lemongrass Dressing
Try this simple recipe for grilled chicken with kumquat-lemongrass dressing, which will amaze everyone's taste buds.
These angelettis are a timeless dessert cookie that all your guests will love, no matter what age.
Espresso Double-Chocolate Chunk Cookies
These espresso double-chocolate chunk cookies will make your guests feel like they're eating an intense piece of chocolate cake.
To make these delicious and adorable coconut snowmen, you will need three ice cream scoops in varied sizes. Shoestring licorice cut into small pieces can also be used for the buttons, eyes, and mouth.
Nut Brittle Block
This recipe for nut brittle block is from the December 2006 special issue "Martha Stewart Holiday Handmade Gifts." When giving as a gift, package the brittle block with cellophane, and include a small hammer and bow.
Brown-Sugar Angel Food Cake
Trade light-brown sugar for white and a standard angel food cake is transformed into an ethereal dessert that will satisfy every dessert lover's appetite.
Stollen Wreath Bread
At a traditional German Christmas table, stollen is likely to appear as a beloved part of breakfast or as a conclusion to the holiday meal. A stollen begins as a sweet, rich yeast dough, which is then accented with dried fruits and nuts, and baked until golden brown.
This is a simple, fast, and enjoyable recipe that makes a great dessert and a heartfelt holiday gift.
The Huguenot torte is the most famous dessert from Charleston, South Carolina. The name of this dessert is misleading, however, because it's not a torte -- but it will definitely be a huge hit with all your holiday guests!
This recipe for sporcamusi (an Italian phyllo pastry with lemon custard) will leave everyone wanting seconds -- and maybe thirds.