Entertaining

A Traditional Christmas Dinner Menu

Sticking to Christmas tradition, this classic dinner menu features holiday favorites like braised Brussels sprouts, juicy beef tenderloin, buttery-herbed potatoes and our healthier take on creamy eggnog. Many of these recipes can be made ahead of time, so you can spend your evening with family and friends rather than in the kitchen.

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Smoked Salmon & Avocado Toasts

A Very Festive Hanukkah Dinner Menu for the Festival of Lights

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We've planned out your Hanukkah feast, filled with festive and delicious recipes, such as root vegetable latkes and pavlovas with cranberry-ginger sauce. This menu features two Hanukkah food traditions—latkes and salty cheese. Save yourself time the day of and make the gougères and pavlovas up to three days ahead.

Which Pie Is Healthier: Apple or Pumpkin?

Thanksgiving pie is arguably most people's favorite part of the meal: if it's Thanksgiving, there must be pie. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, you may be wondering if one pie has a nutritional leg up on another. Is apple the healthier choice? Or does pumpkin pie reign supreme? Here's what we found when we looked at the two side by side.

Make Your Holiday Table Shine with These Products Picked by Our Stylists

Holiday get-togethers are the time to make your table as pretty as a picture. So we asked some of the stylists who pick out the dishes, utensils and glasses for our photo shoots to share their best tips and go-to sources. One thing they all agreed on? Matchy-matchy is out. Family heirlooms mixed with modern pieces and thrift-store finds are in. Here are picks some of our favorite stylists love.