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5 Holiday Party Ideas That Aren’t Cookie Baking

Christmas cookie making parties are a dime a dozen every December. Your mom hosts one, that friend from work who does the bake sale hosts one, your neighbor you run

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best Gift for Wine Lovers

Booze may be a safe gifting bet for many people but it can also be a little boring, predictable, uninspired, and impersonal. I mean, if you sat back and made a

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Gourmet Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Let’s face it, stocking stuffers often end up being an afterthought, a hastily tossed together hodgepodge of ho-hum food stuffs and equally undesirable trinkets that are destined to end up

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Cook

Eco-friendly gifts are perfect for that environmentally conscious, food-loving friend or relative, or for that loved one you’d like to aggressively push gently guide toward being more environmentally conscious. Since

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Unique Food & Drink Experiences

Nothing beats experience. We go way beyond the Michelin guide and tasting menus to find the world’s best food and drink experiences to gift your loved ones (or yourself) this

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Be a Breakfast Hero With This $20 Belgian Flip Waffle Maker on Sale Today Only

If you’re hosting family this holiday, a waffle party might just be the easiest way to impress a big group in the morning (and keep the kids occupied and smiling).

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A Potato and Herb Bread Wreath to Make the Holiday Crowds Go Wild

A Christmas feast only comes around once a year, which means what you’re cooking for the big day is probably an assortment of nostalgic and storied dishes—the kinds of recipes

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for People Who Love Food & Are Health Nuts

They won’t shut up about kale, flax seeds, matcha, juicing, protein powders, superfoods, low-carb this, and clean-eating that. You listen and nod, meanwhile planning your next bacon-cheeseburger. To each her

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Delicious Secret Santa Food Gifts

Anyone who tries to pretend that gift-giving is an easy task clearly has had too much eggnog. The holiday season can be pretty stressful and, at times, finding the perfect

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How to Make Your Sugar Cookies Taste Better

Sugar cookies often look prettier than they taste. Now that’s not right. With cookie season well under way, follow our tips to ensure your sugar cookies are beautiful inside and

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13 Peppermint Products to Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Nothing against candy canes, but there are so many other delicious goodies that will make you feel fresh-to-death this time of year. Here are a dozen ways to get a

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15 Crowd-Pleasing No Bake Holiday Dessert Ideas

The holidays just aren’t the holidays without something sweet to share with your family and friends. But if you don’t have time to bake (or have room in your oven),

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Meaty Gifts for Hardcore Carnivores

If you know a real meathead—by which we mean a diehard carnivore—then we suggest a gift they can really sink their teeth into. These are some of the best gifts

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for Acquaintances

Buying gifts for friends and family is hard enough when you know them inside and out, but what about those people in your life you don’t know extremely well, like

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: The Best Gourmet Food and Drink Gifts

The holiday season is officially here, and you only have so many shopping days left. If you’re still searching for the perfect present for your best friend, favorite family member,

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7 Things You Can Do to Stay Healthy While Smashing the Holiday Buffet

Wondering how to eat healthy this holiday season? We’ve got some tips to help you out. We are knee-deep in the season of total gluttony. You can hear the apps

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What Is the Difference Between Sugar Cookies and Snickerdoodles?

This time of year, we’ve got one thing on the brain: cookies. But what is the difference between sugar cookies and snickerdoodles? Whether you’re carefully cutting out stars and stocking-shaped

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These Mexican Wedding Cookies Could Pass for Snowballs

When holiday preparations begin, I genuinely enjoy the annual tradition of dusting off my old recipe box filled with dishes we only eat this time of year. Like many cooks,

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How to Make Homemade Food Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love

Food gifts are great, but homemade food gifts are even better—they’re extra special for the recipient, and more affordable (and satisfying, probably) for you. Christmas cookies are just the beginning;

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How to Make Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love a good chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe, listen up: Here are several tips to ensure chewy cookies every time. Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies, of course. But

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Christmas Cookie HQ: The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Cookie Baking

Holiday baking season means lots of cookies, and we have plenty of great Christmas cookie recipes, tips, and tricks to share. Consider this guide your Christmas cookie HQ, where you’ll

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