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Christmas pudding help please

by farthing 2 hours ago

I made my usual Epicurious Christmas pudding recipe which I have made umpteen times before. This year when I steamed...


farthing commented 2 hours ago

Serve other food at a morning cookie exchange?

by mhulgrave 1 day ago

Hosting a morning Christmas cookie exchange at 9 am. Will be serving coffee/tea etc. Do I need to have other food o...


mhulgrave commented 3 hours ago

Mariners' Christmas Challenges

by Saylors_Christmas 5 days ago

I am working on a commercial ship. We did not get our full provisions which were expected at our last port, and there...


medlar commented 4 hours ago

What's your traditional Christmas dinner?

by coffeebean79 9 days ago

My parents were not foodies and I didn't grow up with any solid Christmas dinner traditions. I have two young kids (w...


ChowPup commented 5 hours ago

Holiday Treats 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 18 days ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for...


teelou commented 8 hours ago

Asheville NC-Christmas Dinner

by flobow 3 months ago

As we are heading to Asheville NC for Christmas looking for recommendations for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner.

Helind commented 2 days ago

Make ahead dishes for Christmas

by pumpkinspice 3 days ago

What are your favourite make ahead dishes for Christmas? Ideally, I can put it together a week in advance (freeze if ...


Querencia commented 2 days ago

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Sicilian Italian Toto Cookies- Chocolate with Fruit, Nuts and Spice

by junipero 2 days ago

These are my all time favorite cookies so I thought I would share the recipe. Chocolate with a subtle spice. Reminds ...

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Best Pre-cooked Christmas Dinner in South Bay Area?

by ams23 5 days ago

We are unexpectedly very short of hands and time for cooking this Christmas day dinner and seriously thinking of orde...

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Festive cocktails, boozy hot chocolate, etc

by prima 7 days ago

Decadent Ciampino hot chocolate at Nomad Bar made of fernet branca, green chartreuse, salted hot chocolate, angostura...

What's it like in Key West post-Irma?

by dcbbq 16 days ago

We're headed to Key West for Christmas, and wonder what to expect. Are all of the restaurants and hotels back up and...


aes1968 commented 7 days ago

Veg-friendly Christmas in Honolulu

by slyc 11 days ago

My husband and I will be in Honolulu for Christmas. Does anyone have recommendations for good places to eat that are ...


macaraca commented 8 days ago

Christmas Day Brunch in Vail/Beaver Creek (CO) area

by mspchris 9 years ago

Our all-adult group of 6 is looking for the BEST Christmas Day BRUNCH (i.e., 11am - 3pm) in Vail/Beaver Creek, Colora...


pjdamon commented 10 days ago

Does anyone know where I can find partridge in NYC?

by LiliSG 1 month ago

Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any stores/markets where I could buy partridge in NYC (preferably n...

sgordon commented 14 days ago

December in NYC restaurant, etc. recs

by bblonde 20 days ago

I'm a little late to be posting, but on the off-chance someone can recommend some must-dos, even if just a general fo...


bronwen commented 16 days ago

Christmas in Brussels

by omniphile 2 months ago

My partner and I will be spending late December in Belgium and in looking over relevant CH posts, most are fairly old...


rrems commented 18 days ago

Mad hunt for vintage candy

by Phil_A_Mignon 10 years ago

My wife, for years, has raved about a holiday candy she enjoyed when she was a young girl back in the late seventies,...


Zombiemomma commented 18 days ago

Christmas 2017 in Florence

by acwernick 20 days ago

I saw that there are older discussions on this topic, but wanted to know if anyone has recent suggestions for Christm...

jen kalb commented 18 days ago

Danish flæskesteg?

by awinchester 20 days ago

Hi, all. I'm bringing my Danish boyfriend home to the US for Christmas, and want to make it special and "like home" f...

Karl S commented 19 days ago

Rome - Il San Lorenzo for Christmas Eve

by Sam C 2 months ago

Will be in Rome right before Christmas and l am looking to do a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve. An...

mbfant commented 20 days ago

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