Cuban-style ropa vieja, made from start to finish in the slow cooker.
Shrimp & Persimmon Salsa in Toasted Corn Cups
The Barefoot Contessa's Classic Chicken Noodle soup is the perfect quick meal for those frigid December nights.
Decorated sugar cookies, and a giveaway for the book that inspired them: Cookie Craft.
Cardamom Gingersnap Cookies!
Saffron Cardamom Coconut Macaroons!
Curried creamed pearl onions
Cinnamon Snaps. Reminiscent of an old-fashioned ginger snap. These cookies have the bright bite of cinnamon & a crisp chewy texture.
The quintessential Christmas Cookie: Linzer Cookie with Spiced Jam
Potato Gratin with Rosemary Crust -- a Show Stopper Dish for your Holiday Table!
Candy truffles are always an elegant treat and to offer up some inspiration, here are 5 Tempting Truffle Recipes to share.
NYtimes slideshow of the making of blood sausage for Christmas.
weinhüllen - make a gift of a bottle - paper wine bottle decoration!
My version of M&M's - Meatballs and Mash Potatoes
Paneer with Cashew, Pomegranate and Sumac : A light no cook salad with the right holiday colors
the kitchn suggests using some Romanesco Broccoli to double as Christmas trees for a fun centerpiece.
Quick Puff Pastry ~ Not Without Salt shares a faster version of the famous pastry dough that uses more cut in cold butter for flakiness rather than lots of separate layers.
USUHARI DAIGINJO CUP - Inspired by the design of light bulbs, this paper-thin glass cup from Japan is as light as air, and comes with a special gift box.
Chocolate Pecan Pie - Baking outside of your comfort zone(or country) is always a challenge, but David Lebovitz comes through.
Spicy Vegetarian Chili ~ Joy the Baker shares a great chili for those coldish California winter nights.
Flour Animation ~ German bakery Lieken Urkorn has made an interesting video by carefully pushing flour around.
The Spotted Pig's Deviled Eggs... plus fearless predictions for food trends in 2011.
Roasted Turkey with Citrus and White Truffle Butter
Chase away the cold this Holiday season with a steaming mug of fruity, spicy and delicious Russian Tea.
A taste of Scotland comes to the USA - Haggis potato chips!
SLOSHED! features an original holiday margarita featuring the flavors of lingonberries and ginger.
Candied Orange Peel ~ These are definitely not French fries!
Struffoli Honey Balls, traditional Italian Christmas dessert.
15 Lasagna Recipes to Layer Up...
A grown-up Mac & Cheese
Sugar-and-Spice-Baked Shrimp ~ A recipe with a little extra heat to pair with mead.
Brown Sugar Molded Cookies ~ Beautiful cookies for even the most artistically inept.
Tagliatelle with light cream, truffles and salmon roe
Sick of making cookies? Try another edible gift: chai tea mix!
Simplest Homemade Fudgy Brownies - from ingredients you already have on hand!
Never drink your tea alone again with the hidden animal teacup
Simple but essential. Easy garlic croutons for your next soup or salad.
Festive Christmas Stollen Wreath, studded with cherries & berries.
Homemade peanut butter cups just got a whole lot better with the addition of Makers Mark Bourbon.
On more things in JARS ~ the Can Can Cleanse
Homemade Peanut Brittle. Easy recipe and no candy thermometer required!
Chocolate Peppermint Patty Cookies
When boring cranberry sauce meets Bon Appetit magazine: Cranberry-Orange Chutney.
Grasshopper Pie: Booze + Oreos + Mint = Frozen Deliciousness.
The Cool Hunter explores some designer cooking schools including this one, the Sydney Seafood School.