The Holiday Table

Enjoy tastes of the season with our collection of delicious holiday recipes and menus.

Layered Peppermint Cheesecake

Our 50 Best Christmas Cakes

Impress your holiday guests with a show-stopping cake that tastes as great as it looks on the dessert table. Here are 50 of our favorite festive cake recipes.
Oatmeal Toffee Cookies

100 Healthy Holiday Cookies

Chocolate chip, sugar, peanut butter or biscotti—Cooking Light has a recipe for you no matter what cookie you're craving.
Goat Cheese Poppers with Honey

45 Easiest Finger Foods Ever

No forks or spoons required for these easy-to-pick-up party foods.
Southern Corn Bread Dressing

Holiday Cooking 101

Want a little extra help learning how to prepare classic holiday dishes, like baked ham, pumpkin pie, and green bean casserole?  You've come to the right place.  Our how-to videos can help anyone learn how to cook these holiday favorites.
Spinach and Mushroom-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin with Truffled Wine Sauce

Favorite Christmas Dinners

Bring out your best when you host the big holiday meal. From beef tenderloin to traditional ham, check out our favorite menus for Christmas dinner.

100 Hot Holiday Dishes

Watch our step-by-step guides complete with tips and tricks to make your holidays just a little easier.  Watch More »

Make This Your Best Christmas Ever

Delicious Holiday Drinks

  • 5 Hot Drinks at Home

    Get your coffee shop fix in your own kitchen, saving time and money, with these five cozy drinks.
  • 30 Terrific Holiday Cocktails

    Toast to good cheer during the holidays with colorful and festive drinks that are certain to put you in good spirits.
  • Be Your Own Barista

    From iced java frappés to liqueur-spiked coffee, make these coffeehouse favorites in the comfort of your own home for a fraction of the cost.


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