Holidays & Events
It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.
How Long to Thaw a Turkey
How long does it take for a turkey to thaw? Here's how you can thaw a turkey in the refrigerator,...
Want to Cook Turkey Stuffing? Read This First.
Turkey stuffing can be delicious and a great essential to have for Thanksgiving—if done properly. We'll show you how to...
30 Turkey Tips Everyone Should Know This Thanksgiving
We’re sharing Thanksgiving advice directly from Taste of Home readers and our Test Kitchen. Use our timeless turkey tips to...
What You Need to Know About Choosing the Perfect Ham
When it comes to picking the best ham for your next feast, the choice is bone-deep.
Cooking a Small Turkey This Thanksgiving? Here’s What You Need to Know.
Here's a handy guide to buying a small turkey: how much turkey to buy, where to shop and how long...
Christmas Cookies Baking Guide
Your one-stop shop for Christmas cookie recipes and decorating ideas, plus tips for storing, packaging and mailing Christmas cookies.
10 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Cooking a Turkey
Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful. But if you avoid these common mistakes when cooking a turkey, it'll be that...
30+ Tips Every Baker Needs to Know This Holiday Season
The holiday season is when home bakers kick things into high gear. These holiday baking tips will help you create...
15 Easy Fixes for Common Thanksgiving Glitches
Expect a stress-free Thanksgiving feast with these expert-approved tips for remedying common kitchen errors.
Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas to Try This Year
Need a new Christmas cookie decorating idea? Try these stunning techniques that will make your cookie tray merry and bright.
14 Christmas Cookie Baking Hacks to Help You Win the Holiday Season
Between shopping for gifts and entertaining guests, the most wonderful time of the year can get pretty stressful. Save time...
Our 5 Best Tips for Making the Perfect Cookie Tray
Planning to host a holiday party this year? Impress your guests with a beautifully arranged cookie tray. Not sure where...
10 Mistakes You’re Making When Decorating Cookies
Have more fun in the kitchen over the holidays with secrets for decorating Christmas cookies, straight from the experts.
The Cutest Ways to Package Food Gifts
Go beyond the tin! We've got plenty of creative ways to wrap up food gifts and homemade treats just in...
The Secret Ingredient That Totally Transforms Sweet Potatoes
Here's the tale of a traditional Turkey Day side dish and its deliciously vintage twist. Who knew?!
Here’s the Easiest Way to Make Your Holiday Cookies Stand Out
We love beautifully frosted Christmas cookies, but they can be hard work! But we found the easiest way to decorate...
Here’s the Secret Ingredient for Perfect Pumpkin Pie
You can make a pumpkin pie from scratch that will have everyone asking, "How DID you do that?"
Why You Should Never Make Your Thanksgiving Turkey in a Bag
When cooking turkey in a bag, think plastic. Paper grocery bags can be toxic. Here's why.