Our friends at Breads Bakery show us two of their decadent creations.
Chocolate decadence from our friends at Breads Bakery, just in time for Hanukkah.
Egg Nog Cookies
Schmackary's answer to surviving the holidays in the form of these deliciously boozy gluten-free cookies.
Win Santa Over with These Cakies
YouTube-star Yolanda Gampp makes a special batch of cakies for the holidays.
Champagne Sunrise for New Years Eve
Serve this colorful take on the tequila cocktail at your NYE party, and get all your guests extra festive when ringing in the new year.
Peppermint White Russian
Watch how to dress your White Russians for the holidays, the magic is all in the details. This simple twist on the classic will have your guests talking till New Year's.
How to Pimp Those Sugar Cookies for the Holidays
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
How to Open a Champagne Bottle
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that sparkle. Read more.
Make a New Orleans Boozy Broth With Gravy
Your savory Friendsgiving ingredients can also be turned into a cocktail. Don't believe us? Watch what Eamon Rockey just did.
Celebrating Dorcas Reilly, Creator of The Green Bean Casserole
Dorcas Reilly, the creator of the green bean casserole passed away recently. To celebrate her legacy we sat down with her husband, Tom, to chat all things Dorcas and Thanksgiving.
How to Truss a Turkey Like a Pro
The secret to a gorgeous evenly cooked turkey is trussing. If you want that bird to be the centerpiece at your Friendsgiving table, follow Erika Nakamura (whole animal butcher) as she teaches us this technique. Special thanks to The International Culinary Center
How to Spatchcock Turkey Like a Pro
When you're cooking turkey, but also doing Friendsgiving - it's worth learning a butchering technique that will save you hours of work in the kitchen. Jocelyn Guest (whole animal butcher) teaches us how to perfectly spatchcock (or butterfly) the bird.
Special thanks to The International Culinary Center
How to Make (Friendsgiving) Sugar Sprinkles
Chef Jansen Chan (The International Culinary Center) teaches us two great baking decorating techniques in one (royal icing and sprinkles). Nothing says you care more than decorating your Friendsgiving cookies or cake with your own homemade sprinkles.
Sweet Potato Casserole in a Cocktail
The cure to your post-Friendsgiving blues lies in using the left over sweet potato casserole to make a beautiful cocktail for brunch the next day. Here Eamon Rockey shows you how.
Try Honey Harissa Carrots as a Friendsgiving Side
What do you bring to a Friendsgiving potluck? You want something easy, but that it also feels special. Chef Eden Grinshpan (DEZ) has you covered with this vegetarian side dish that gives us all the exotic feels.
These Squash Tortellini are a Friendsgiving Must
Chef Bill Telepan shows us one of his favorite Friendsgiving recipes. This one has all the flavors of fall, and is sure to impress your guests.
Five Friendsgiving-Approved Wines Under $20
The best gift to bring to a host on Friendsgiving is a good bottle of wine. Here's a list of recommendations from Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price, that will make you look like a prince without breaking the bank.
Make Delicious Sangria Using Cranberry Sauce
You're making Friendsgiving dinner, and cranberry sauce is in the house. What can you do with the leftovers, and the naysayers? Make this delicious seasonal sangria that Eamon Rockey created for us. Wanna try it at home? Get some Rockey's Milk Punch
See more Friendsgiving cocktails you can make with your cooking ingredients.
Vegan Friendsgiving: Cauliflower Meze
Vegan guests are always a challenge. Chef Eden Grinshpan (of DEZ) shows us how to make an easy and delicious caulifower meze, that is sure to take your Friendsgiving table to the next level.
The World's Fastest Pumpkin Pie
Chef Jansen Chan's pumpkin pie hack lets you make one from scratch in less then 30 minutes. Who wants to spend time making pie crust, when you can be enjoying Friendsgiving? With The International Culinary Center
Delicious Vegan Friendsgiving Cookies With CBD
Our trick this year to keep everyone happy at Friendsgiving? Vegan CBD cookies! Chef Manuel Trevino of By Chloe shows us how to make these delicious treats.
How To Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Blend
If you need a pantry staple this Friendsgiving season, let it be your own Pumpkin Spice blend. Chef Jansen Chan, Director of Pastry Operations at the International Culinary Center, shows us how easy it is to DIY the "magical" condiment that makes everything taste like fall.
This Is How Christmas Is Done in Cuba
Vivian Baquero from Amor Cubano in Harlem, tells us how Christmas is done in
Cuba - spoiler alert: delicious suckling pig and rum are part of it. Read more.
Seafood Dishes for an Italian Christmas Eve
Chef Seadon Shouse of Halifax makes two spectacular dishes perfect for the Italian vigil on Christmas Eve. Read more.
This Christmas Rugelach Tree Is a Chocoholic's Dream
Our friends at Breads Bakery show us how they make this Christmas miracle.
Take 5 is a video series that explores a city’s thriving dining scene, hosted by our very own Joey Skladany. We feature five restaurants in five different categories, hand-picked by five local celebrities and influencers.