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Christmas

Holidays | 'Tis the season! Chat with Chowhounds about your favorite Christmas traditions: restaurants open for the holiday, family meals, go-to baking recipes, and more.

Articles on Christmas

How to Make Your Sugar Cookies Taste Better 02:20
Guides

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...

How to Repurpose Food Gift Basket Snacks Into Delicious Meals
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How to Repurpose Food Gift Basket Snacks Into Delicious Meals

Assess your post-holiday spoils. If you're lucky, you got some great food gifts this year. But sometimes...

Fact: Christmas Leftovers Are Just as Good as Thanksgiving's 00:52
Recipe Round-Ups

Fact: Christmas Leftovers Are Just as Good as Thanksgiving's

Christmas dinner is almost always a huge feast, which means plenty of leftovers—luckily, we have delicious...

15 Festive Christmas Morning Breakfasts to Devour
Recipe Round-Ups

15 Festive Christmas Morning Breakfasts to Devour

Christmas breakfast should be special, but that doesn't mean it has to be difficult. We gathered our...

How to Slice a Holiday Ham
How To

How to Slice a Holiday Ham

Even though turkey shows up twice on some holiday tables (once at Thanksgiving and again at Christmas...

Did We Always Hate Fruitcake?
Food News

Did We Always Hate Fruitcake?

Fruitcake lives a sad life as the reigning punchline of holiday food. The much maligned dessert has...

What Is the Difference Between Champagne and Prosecco? 02:22
What's the Difference

What Is the Difference Between Champagne and Prosecco?

If you're getting festive for New Year's Eve, you're probably breaking out the bubbly, but maybe not...

A Chocolate Gingerbread Cake That's Made for the Holidays
Food News

A Chocolate Gingerbread Cake That's Made for the Holidays

Call me a scrooge, but the flavors of Christmas just don’t do it for me. Sure, I like the combo of...

How to Open a Bottle of Champagne 01:00
How To

How to Open a Bottle of Champagne

Now that Christmas and New Year's Eve are nigh, it's high time to learn how to open a bottle of Champagne...

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Christmas Recipes

The Ultimate Eggnog Punch 122 Saves

The Ultimate Eggnog Punch

This eggnog recipe has the traditional mix of eggs, sugar, bourbon, and cream that's just right for...

Easy French Toast 158 Saves

Easy French Toast

Make this easy and simple French toast recipe in just 35 minutes. Using egg yolks, milk, and melted...

Candy Cane Cookies 118 Saves

Candy Cane Cookies

A favorite holiday cookie recipe for kids that adults love too.

Easy Highball 39 Saves

Easy Highball

The simple combo of ginger ale and whiskey with a twist.

Dutch Applesauce Raisin Cake 8 Saves
Christmas Compote with Spiced Rioja 27 Saves

Christmas Compote with Spiced Rioja

A luscious mixture of red wine with dried and fresh fruit