Christmas

From unique, affordable gift ideas to delicious holiday recipes, your Christmas planning starts here.

Basic Sugar Cookie Recipe
Basic Sugar Cookie Recipe

Simplify your cookie decorating this year by transforming this basic sugar cookie dough recipe into… >>

Christmas Present Cookies Recipe
Christmas Present Cookies Recipe

Turn plain, square cookies into Christmas presents by adding strips of store-bought fondant. >>

Candy Cane Christmas Cookies Recipe
Candy Cane Christmas Cookies Recipe

Take a decorating shortcut to update these classic Christmas cookies. Simply snip licorice lace to… >>

Wreath Christmas Cookies Recipe
Wreath Christmas Cookies Recipe

All of the decorating is done when these pretty wreaths come out of the oven. Simply add food… >>

Cheesy Zucchini Bites
Cheesy Zucchini Bites

This healthy appetizer includes all the colors of Christmas. >>

Basic Cookie Decorating Instructions
Basic Cookie Decorating Instructions

Basic Cookie Decorating Instructions >>

Peppermint Christmas Cookies Recipe
Peppermint Christmas Cookies Recipe

For Christmas party favors, wrap these cookies in cellophane and tie at both ends for a cookie… >>

4 Ways of Looking at a Tree
4 Ways of Looking at a Tree

The tree seen as decoration, as a scientific marvel, as a place to sit and even as nutrition. >>

Turkey Pot Pie
Turkey Pot Pie

A turkey pot pie is also a great way to use up any leftovers from a holiday turkey. >>

Roast Leg of Lamb With Mint Sauce
Roast Leg of Lamb With Mint Sauce

A traditional Christmas dish to wow your family and friends. >>

Cornish Hens with Ham and Wild Rice Stuffing
Cornish Hens with Ham and Wild Rice Stuffing

Cornish hens are a great alternative to a full chicken. Serve half of a hen to each diner for a… >>

Maple-Glazed Ham With Raisin Sauce
Maple-Glazed Ham With Raisin Sauce

A huge maple-glazed ham is a showstopper on any holiday. >>

Danish Fruit-Stuffed Pork Roast
Danish Fruit-Stuffed Pork Roast

The apple-and-prune stuffed pork is sure to stun your holiday guests. >>

Peppered Veal Stew With Dumplings
Peppered Veal Stew With Dumplings

A hearty stew perfect for any winter night. >>

Cherry Tomatoes Filled With Creamy Pesto Cheese
Cherry Tomatoes Filled With Creamy Pesto Cheese

Bring these colorful, bite-sized appetizers to your holiday parties. You can keep the fact that… >>

Craft a Christmas Tree from Your Reader's Digest Magazine
Craft a Christmas Tree from Your Reader’s Digest Magazine

Got an old issue of the magazine lying around? Here's how to turn it into an eye-catching Christmas… >>

Lobster Thermidor
Lobster Thermidor

In colonial times, lobster was so plentiful that it was considered poor man’s food. By the… >>

Grandma Rose’s Lasagna
Grandma Rose’s Lasagna

“My Grandma Rose always made her sauce for lasagna from scratch,” recalls Rosemary Corsiglia… >>

Seafood-Stuffed Flounder
Seafood-Stuffed Flounder

This elegant party dish can be made with either scallops or shrimp. >>

Sour Cream Biscuits
Sour Cream Biscuits

Southern grandmas will tell you good biscuits should be crusty on the outside and soft and crumbly… >>