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Cherry-Tarragon Holiday Dinner Rolls

My grandmother made these holiday dinner rolls for any big holiday, and we would all clamor at the table to get our hands on one. Use any remaining rolls as buns for slider sandwiches. —Jeanne Holt, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana


Classic Au Jus

After roasting prime rib, don't throw out those pan juices! Those drippings are the key to making this flavorful juice...


Buttery Mashed Potatoes

2 reviews

These creamy, buttery mashed potatoes use simple ingredients. The tricks are to use Yukon Gold potatoes and then to warm...


Root Vegetable Pave

5 reviews

This is a stunning side dish to serve company. The robust blend features earthy root vegetables in a lightly herbed...

Overnight Rolls

6 reviews

I'm pleased to share the recipe for these light and tender rolls, which I've made for 25 years. I once...


Classic Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

42 reviews

These make-ahead mashed potatoes save me a ton of time on Christmas day. No more frantically whipping the potatoes while...

Make-Ahead Creamy Potatoes

1 review

For the holidays, I usually serve the traditional foods with a new spin or two on family favorites. I put...


Cheddar and Chive Mashed Potatoes

8 reviews

My husband swears my cheddar mashed potatoes are the world's best. We always have some in the freezer. Sometimes I...


Cornbread Sausage Stuffing

1 review

I made this recipe over 45 years ago for the first pheasant I ever roasted—it was a special dinner I...