Our 20+ Best Holiday Party Recipes!

Throwing a holiday party this year? Check out our favorite recipes for appetizers, drinks and desserts! If you don’t have a party scheduled already, you’ll want to start inviting friends now! Appetizers Buffalo Cauliflower This recipe packs in all the flavor of buffalo chicken tenders or buffalo wings and, like these classic pub appetizers, can…

Vanillekipferl (Vanilla Crescents)

“Vanillekipferl” are traditional Austrian Christmas cookies, usually made with almonds. This version, adapted from a recipe from Saveur Magazine, uses walnuts. They are a little bit time-consuming, but really very simple to make! Print “Vanillekipferl” (Vanilla Crescents) Author: Wolff’s Apple House Recipe type: Cookie Serves: 4 dozen   Ingredients 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for finishing cookies 16…

Pavlova with Strawberries & Mint for St. Patrick’s Day

In 2007, my husband and I found ourselves wandering through Boston.  We were honeymooning there, and although we had each visited the city before, separately, we didn’t know it well.  We wandered between the wharf and Newbury Comics, visited Paul Revere’s Old North Church and hopped the train to Cambridge, and every suppertime we found our way back to…

Brambleberry Almond Pie for the Holidays

Have you had some culinary breakthroughs lately?  Was there some process you couldn’t bring yourself to abandon, but couldn’t quite perfect, either?  Last week I wrote about how I kept toting dried beans home from the grocery store, even though I wasn’t very good at cooking them, and then finally, I read a cookbook that…