Christmas cookies, cocktails, appetizers, DIY gifts, and other recipes to help you celebrate Christmas
Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce
An easy recipe for grilled chicken that’s been marinated in coconut milk and red curry, served with peanut sauce.
Dunk veggies and chips into this dip made with fresh dill and dried dill weed, or use it to spruce up a chicken sandwich.
Fresh Spinach Dip
This spinach dip tastes just like the version made with boxed vegetable soup mix, but it’s made with fresh spinach, carrot, onion, and garlic.
Mini Baked Potatoes with Aioli and Pimientos
Baked new potatoes are topped with pimiento peppers and a Spanish-inspired aioli flavored with smoked paprika.
Mini Black Bean Cakes with Carnitas and Avocado
A composed appetizer with a black-bean-cake base, a smear of lime-y avocado mash, and a topping of pork carnitas and cilantro.
Mini Croque Madames
Miniature toasted ham and cheese sandwiches topped with béchamel sauce and fried quail eggs.
Mini Kale and Goat Cheese Risotto Cakes
Skip the deep-frying and instead pan-fry these kale-and-goat-cheese risotto cakes.
Prosciutto and Gruyère are folded into buttery store-bought puff pastry that’s been brushed with tomato paste, for an easy, elegant appetizer.
Serrano Ham and Membrillo Crostini
These Spanish-inspired crostini are topped with quince paste, crispy serrano ham, Manchego cheese, and a drizzle of mint oil.