The Holiday Table

Staff Picks

Banana Pudding Cake

One of our testers called this "the ultimate banana pudding in cake form." Tender laters of cake, creamy vanilla custard, and bananas come together to create a mouthwatering dessert. Warning: There won't be leftovers.
By Pam Lolley

Savory Pixy Stix Popcorn

This easy to make, fairy-dusted snack is sweet with a surprisingly spooky spiced kick. 
By Robby Melvin

Cranberry Cookies With Orange Glaze

Rating: 5 stars
Oh, so festive! These cakey cranberry cookies are a perfect Christmastime snack, dessert, or even breakfast.
By Pam Lolley

Roasted Acorn Squash

This festively spiced twist on classic roasted acorn squash is easy, fun, and flavorful.
By Adam Dolge

Christmas Tree Cake

Despite its intricate appearance, this Christmas Tree Cake is surprisingly easy to pull off.
By Sarah Epperson

Inspiration and Ideas

Favorite Side Dishes for a Crowd

If you’re seating a host of guests for dinner, you’ll need side dishes that will feed a crowd. All of these side dishes serve 8 people or more.

30+ Homemade Christmas Candy Recipes to Share the Love in 2020

Delicious to eat and perfect for gifting, classic candies like buckeye balls, truffles, peppermint bark, divinity, and brittle are a wonderful way to celebrate the season.