The holidays are here, and it’s time to celebrate in style—without the stress. We have the recipes, menu planning ideas, and inspiring tabletop decor that’s sure to make your time with family and friends merry and bright. We share hosting tips and timing plans for casual get-togethers, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. Want to throw a sweet cocoa party or a fun cookie decorating gathering? This issue has you covered. From scrumptious brunches to delicious sides and mains, from irresistible desserts to refreshing drinks, Holiday Entertaining shares the know-how to simplify hosting—so you can spend more time being with the ones you love.
HOSTING PREP • YOU’VE INVITED EVERYONE OVER. NOW WHAT? IT’S TIME TO MAP OUT YOUR MENU, COOKING TIMES, AND FRIDGE SPACE. THIS PLAN WILL HELP YOUR GATHERINGS COME TOGETHER WITH LESS STRESS AND LOTS OF PANACHE.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT • Help de-stress about hosting with these health-related food facts that can be shared with guests as holiday icebreakers.
HOLIDAY GET-TOGETHERS • CELEBRATE THE SEASON BY WELCOMING FRIENDS AND FAMILY OVER FOR CASUAL—EVEN IMPROMPTU—GATHERINGS. THESE SIMPLE DECOR IDEAS, DRINK RECIPES, AND CHARCUTERIE BOARDS WILL GET EVERYONE INTO THE SPIRIT.
THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS • GATHERING WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS AROUND THE HOLIDAY TABLE MAKES FOR DELICIOUS MEMORIES. SERVE UP THESE DECOR IDEAS AND FOOLPROOF RECIPES FOR A HOLIDAY TO SAVOR.
COCOA + COOKIES • BABY, WHEN IT’S COLD OUTSIDE, GET YOURSELF AND YOUR CREW WARMED UP WITH SWEET SIPS AND TREATS THAT ARE SO LOVED, THEY CAN STAR IN THEIR OWN PARTY.
COOKIE DECORATING IDEAS
SCRUMPTIOUS BRUNCH • TURN YOU HOLIDAY CELEBRATION INTO A MORNING-LUNCH AFFAIR WITH ALL THE A.M. FAVORITES THAT SANTA AND HIS ELVES WOULD LOVE.
CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR • MAKE THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF YEAR SOMETHING YOU’VE BEEN DREAMING OF WITH INSPIRING TABLETOPS AND MENU IDEAS.
PLACE SETTING IDEAS
YULETIDE DESSERTS • TODAY’S CHRISTMAS TREATS GO WAY BEYOND FIGGY PUDDING. LET JOY AND LOVE COME TO YOU FOR DISHING UP DECADENT, FESTIVE GOODIES.
NEW YEAR’S FESTIVITIES • CELEBRATE THE PAST YEAR—AND THE NEW ONE TO COME—WITH TASTY EATS, FLAVORFUL LIBATIONS, AND FUN GATHERINGS.
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