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Holiday Treats 2018

by Caitlin McGrath 30 days ago

It’s not too soon to start thinking about what homemade goodies we’ll be giving to family, friends, neighbors, collea...


migmigmig commented 1 hour ago

Christmas Dinner

by minncalif 9 hours ago

I'm wodering if there is a way to make a lamb roast and roasted potatoes in the oven at the same time. there roasting...


MidwesternerTT commented 9 hours ago

No oven on Christmas - What should I cook?!

by ursalita 3 days ago

It looks like I'll be hosting Christmas dinner with no oven. I will have access to all 5 burners on top of the stove....


mike0989 commented 12 hours ago

Your favorite no-bake Christmas cookies?

by coll 17 days ago

I find myself without a working oven for the time being, and won't be able to get a repair done until after the end o...


coll commented 1 day ago

Aperol Spritzers

by shazzam 7 days ago

What appis can I bring to a small Xmas gathering serving Aperol Spritzers?


Harters commented 1 day ago

Festive Traditional Christmas Dinner in Paris

by frostingfriends 2 days ago

Hi. I'm looking for a restaurant with a festive atmosphere that serves a traditional Christmas dinner in Paris. Any...


Parnassien commented 2 days ago

Christmas day-off

by Foxeyblue 3 days ago

We have a Christmas day just the two of us sandwiched in between two days of family Christmas chaos with travel and l...


Madrid commented 2 days ago

Need help completing Christmas Menu

by JBN 7 days ago

I’m hosting Christmas this year, and will be making both lunch and dinner. For lunch I’m making chicken and rice, sh...


small h commented 4 days ago

Christmas Cookies 2018

by megney1 11 days ago

Hi All! I am prepping for Christmas cookie baking, and wanted to see what type of cookies you all like to make! I'...


ChefPattiJean commented 4 days ago

Christmas Breakfast

by iheartcooking 8 years ago

I'll admit I've seen posts along these lines so don't be mad that I'm asking... Traditionally I make Christmas Bre...


Querencia commented 5 days ago

Christmas gift ideas for Naples resident?

by Ratatouille 8 years ago

Hey chowhounds, My dad and his girlfriend live in Naples and I'm kinda stuck for a christmas gift to get them. I'm ...


Counselorkrs commented 8 days ago

Finding the right Glühwein recipe, or is it the right wine? Or both?

by magnoliasouth 9 days ago

First off, I apologize for the length of this post. I just wanted to explain so you fully get what my problem is. ...


sr44 commented 8 days ago

Spanish turron

by lorry04 18 days ago

Hi all, I just recently moved to Cambridge MA and was wondering were in the Boston area could I find Spanish turro...


lorry04 commented 10 days ago

Dim sum Christmas

by d4shop 13 days ago

Rather than hosting Christmas dinner, I’m thinking of dim sum late lunch then hosting a dessert buffet. Any recommend...

Ruth Lafler

Ruth Lafler commented 11 days ago

Tate's Bake Shop Chocolate Peppermint Cookies - Ina Garten's Icebox Cake

by vanessa7 15 days ago

I couldn't resist picking up a box of Tate's double chocolate peppermint cookies from Whole Foods yesterday. Like the...


vanessa7 commented 15 days ago

Holiday Dinner for a Dozen (or so)

by partyfoodie 18 days ago

I am having a dozen or so family for a holiday get-together dinner and I don't have a large enough dining area to sea...


thegforceny commented 18 days ago

Rose's Christmas Cookies by Rose Levy Beranbaum - anybody baking from this?

by buttertart 8 years ago

Hi all, have perused this book and come up with some things I absolutely have to make (the three-nut ovals sound subl...


Barara1456 commented 20 days ago

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Nov 25, Christkindlmarkt in Petaluma

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by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

Christkindlmarkt - Holiday Market & Craft Fair Sunday, November 25, 10am to 3pm Hermann Sons Hall 860 Western Ave ...

Mad hunt for vintage candy

by Phil_A_Mignon 11 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,...


mizrockport commented 1 month ago

Lunch Christmas day 2018 in Los Angeles or close to LAX Airport

by tracybrettj 3 months ago

Hi, We arrive from Australia Christmas day into LA and looking for a restaurant for Christmas Lunch 5 adults. Any ...


MariaFeliz commented 1 month ago

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