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Christmas Recipe Videos

  • Homemade Cinnamon Buns

    Everyone loves cinnamon buns and making your own homemade sweet dough makes them even better.

  • Pie Crust

    The secret to this pie crust is the use of butter to make a fluffier and more flavorfull crust.

  • Pumpkin Pie from Scratch

    You can make your own pumpkin pie using sugar pumpkins and the usual ingredients like cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg and ginger.

  • Snowball Cookies

    Snowball cookies are similar to Russian Tea Cakes and Mexican Wedding Cookies.

  • Turkey Gravy

    Making turkey gravy from scratch tastes much better than almost anything you can buy that is already prepared. 

  • Turkey Stuffing

    Add butter, turkey stock, carrots, celery and onion to a bag of packaged stuffing to make this basic stuffing.

  • Roast Pheasant and Endive

    Roasting a pheasant is as easy as any other fowl. It has more flavor than turkey and is one of the more interesting fowls to consider serving around t

  • Salami Crisps

    The only secret to this easy and fast salami crisp appetizer is to use very thin and good Italian dry salami.

  • Phyllo Tartlets

    All you need are small Phyllo tarts, roasted red peppers, small mozzarella balls (called pearls), and some pesto. All of the ingredients can be obtain

  • Pesto Terrine

    This is a perfect cheese alternative for your party or entertaining, and you can combine all of the ingredients in several minutes.

  • Olive Consarde

    Olive cansarde is an Italian tradition. An assortment of raw vegetables marinated in oil and vinegar and placed in serving dishes.

  • Boursin Cheese Ball

    This is a simple recipe that plays down the strong garlic taste that some versions of the cheese emphasize.

  • Leek and Pecan Stuffing

    Author and blogger Jane Ward likes to follow tradition but found this leek and pecan version of stuffing and now it is a staple for her turkey.

  • Quick Turkey Gravy

    Gravy can be made in the matter of minutes if you make the roux properly before mixing.

  • Quick Turkey Stuffing

    Do not let time prevent you from making your own quick stuffing, flavored with Granny Smith apples and fresh sage.

  • Sugar Cranberries

    Sugar cranberries are especially popular during the holidays but are a great treat if you like the combination of sweet and tart.

  • Roasted Chestnuts

    Roasted chestnuts are a tradition at Christmas. Called castagne in Italian, they are roasted with wine and salt.

  • Stuffed Top Neck Clams

    Stuffed Top Neck Clams are a little larger than Little Necks and Cherrystones and have a sea, salty taste.

  • Roasted Squash Bisque

    A Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque is a typical vegetable cream soup. Combine with chicken broth and heavy cream as a finish.

  • Baked Leeks

    This Baked Leeks recipe is the one new recipe that is so delicious - and so seasonally legitimate - it is destined to become a family tradition.

  • Green Bean Casserole

    Whether this is your first time, or your 50th, hosting, this Green Bean Casserole is a recipe you'll want to have on your Thanksgiving table year after year.

  • Ham and Spinach Breakfast Casserole

    This time saving ham and spinach breakfast dish will make a great addition to any holiday brunch or breakfast gathering.

  • Apple Custard Pie

    This apple custard pie is an heirloom recipe found by the Brass Sisters.

  • Apple Tart

    A perfect apple tart should have a firm bottom to its crust but be flaky and flavorful as well.

  • Asparagus Prosciutto Wrap

    The essential ingredients are boursin cheese (a soft creamy cheese), a thin piece of prosciutto, and phyllo dough.

  • Baccala Italian Style Codfish

    Baccala, or salted codfish, is a favorite dish of the Italians and Portuguese. This is one of the many ways to bake cod.

  • Sweet Potato Casserole

    This Sweet Potato Casserole, with its creamy bright orange base, its familiar fluffy top crust of golden brown marshmallows is a tradition that resides with many families.

  • Roasting A Turkey

    You may only cook a turkey one day a year but it is easy to make a perfectly cooked bird - brown on the outside and fully cooked and moist on the inside.

  • BLT Dip

    With a nod to the classic BLT sandwich, it will be hard to pull your guests away from this dip.

  • Quick Apple Pie

    Homemade apple pie can be made much more quickly using a high quality refrigerated pie dough. The secret ingredient here is butter.

  • Baked Stuffed Shrimp

    What makes this Baked Stuffed Shrimp recipe so good are the shallots and white wine that are sprinkled over the baking pan before cooking.

  • Pignolata (Pinulata)

    These Italian holiday treats are little bites of fried dough slathered in a honey/Kayo syrup mixture and topped with bits of chocolate, toasted nuts and fresh cinnamon.

  • Pork Roast

    This roast comes together quickly, feeds a crowd, looks fantastic on dinner plates at home or on a buffet table and, most importantly, it is delicious.

  • Eggnog Punch with Coffee

    The ingredients for this drink are eggnog, coffee, Sherry, Brandy, whipped cream, ground nutmeg and coffee ice cream.

  • Honey Butter

    To make this flavored butter just mix butter, some brown sugar and of course honey.

  • Pumpkin Bread

    Pumpkin bread is a holiday tradition and treat for many. Serve this with the honey butter recipe.

  • Vanilla Whipped Cream

    Whipped cream can be flavored with vanilla or else try coffee, chocolate, orange zest or liqueur.

  • Broccoli Casserole

    The creamy bake of green beans, condensed soup, and crunchy onion topping in this recipe for Broccoli Casserole is certainly a crowd pleaser.

  • Snowman Cupcakes

    Cake decorating takes many forms and varieties as shown in these clever snowmen made out of buttercream frosting.

  • Santa Face Cupcakes

    What could be more fun for Christmas than to make a Santa Face as your next cake decorating project.

  • Christmas Wreath Cupcakes

    This one of the three Christmas cupcakes you can learn to decorate on your own, a Christmas Tree, a Santa Face and this Christmas Wreath.

  • Christmas Tree Cupcake

    You can make this Christmas Tree Cupcake by using basic butter cream frosting, a piping bag, #67 and #3 tips, and an offset spatula.

  • Sunrise Squares

    As a mother of six, Jancey Smith knows how to make a hearty, home-cooked meal for a big bunch. Enter, the Sunrise Square, a bright, cheesy breakfast casserole to end all breakfast casseroles.

  • Potatoes au Gratin

    This recipe for Potatoes au Gratin is so simple, so easy, so satisfying, and so very traditional. You’ll find potatoes au gratin goes with any roast – a turkey, a roast beef, even ham.

  • Asparagus and Prosciutto Crisps

    These crisps elegantly combine the sweet and soft asparagus with salty and crispy prosciutto; a delicious blend of flavors and textures.

  • Turkey Pot Pie

    This Turkey Pot Pie is a great way to reintroduce the main event from the night before, in a different, but just as delicious way.

  • Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

    A slow cooker is a busy person's most useful appliance, especially around the holidays. Spend your time out of the kitchen and with your friends and loved ones.

  • Marlborough Pie

    There could not be a more perfect ending to your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal than this Marlborough pie.

  • Midnight Crackle Cookie

    With its rich chocolate taste and slight crunch, these cookies are also perfect for the sweet tooth that often accompanies the end of a warm meal.

  • Bolognese Sauce with Thanksgiving Leftovers

    Perfect for when time is limited this Bolognese Sauce with Thanksgiving Leftovers is a twist on a classic Italian meal that is undeniably delicious.

  • Chiffon Cake

    Chiffon cake tastes as elegant as it sounds. Set aside the boxed cakes this holiday season and really dress up the dessert table with an elegant Chiffon cake.

  • Bacon Sausage Rollups

    With all of the holiday festivities to attend and possibly host this season, having a unique yet simple recipe for hors d'oeuvres is always ideal. Leave the cheese and crackers to the wayside this hol

  • Santa's Sleigh Cocktail

    Part dessert, part party this cocktail is sure to spread a little cheer.

  • Biscuits and Gravy

    Biscuits and Gravy is the ultimate comfort food. With a couple of short cuts in the recipe video, Jancey Smith saves you valuable time and energy in the kitchen.

  • Caramelized Balsamic Onions

    With common ingredients and a skillet, cipollini onions are transformed into a stellar side dish. Learn how to make Caramelized Balsamic Onions in this recipe video.

  • Four Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

    A side dish that also serves as the ultimate comfort food, this video recipe for Four Cheese Scalloped Potatoes is best served to a hungry crowd.

  • Amaretto Sour with Bourbon

    A spin off of the traditional amaretto sour, the Amaretto Sour with Bourbon is a mixture of amaretto, bourbon and a homemade sweet and sour mix.

  • Wilks Gin and Tonic

    Warmer weather means warm weather cocktails. No, not the kind with umbrellas, the traditional kinds: the ones that originated in the 1800s. The Gin and Tonic.

  • Fresh Mushroom Cream Sauce

    Fresh is best when preparing a holiday meal for your family, and fresh also means simple and elegant with this succulent Mushroom Cream Sauce creation.

  • Green Bean Casserole Appetizers

    The holidays conjure up visions of family, fun, and food….and green bean casseroles, of course. Why not treat your family and guests to a mini gourmet green bean casserole appetizer?

  • Shrimp Amalfi Style

    Reflecting the majesty of the Amalfi coast of Italy, this shrimp sauté from Mary Ann Esposito called Gamberoni all’Amalfitana embodies the spirit of the simplicity and elegance of fresh seafood.

  • Aronia Power Berry Beer Cocktail

    Drink to the season and your health with the Power Berry Aroni Cocktail, a superfruit beer loaded with antioxidants.

  • Holiday Food Gift and Decorating Ideas

    Create holiday excitement in gift giving and decorating with these ideas that make you smile and revive your senses of the season.

  • Kentucky Chocolate Bourbon Balls

    Festive cookie creating doesn’t have to be difficult to be delicious. These easy to make cookies have a lovely, chewy consistency with a bourbon and vanilla flavor.

  • Chocolate Bourbon Bark

    This Chocolate Bourbon Bark can be served up on a festive plate or dressed up as a gift in a decorative tins box, plate or bag. This bark with a bite can’t be beat!

  • Black Cherry Bourbon Bark

    Infuse your holiday with some special chocolate bark! Above and beyond the usual bark fare is this Mystery Chef recipe for an elegant Black Cherry Chocolate Bourbon made with Jim Beam’s infused bourbon.

  • Chocolate Reindeer Pops

    These chocolate caribou cuties, Rudolph and his pop pals, are made from our favorite combination of dessert favorites: chocolate, pretzels, M&Ms and nuts.

  • Little Cheese Balls

    Regal food for the holidays is as simple as serving these delectable appetizers, made from four of the finest Italian cheeses: ricotta, gorgonzola dolce, fontina and parmigiano reggiano.

  • Brie Cheese Penguin Appetizers

    Not only are they healthy appetizers, these cute penguin characters sitting on their cheese icebergs create a unique holiday centerpiece and a conversation piece.