Christmas

Find top ideas for Christmas recipes and Christmas decorating. Browse recipes for cookies, pies and other desserts plus festive main dishes, soups, sides and salads. Get inspirations for mantel decorating, Christmas centerpieces, wreaths and natural holiday décor.

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Sparkling Holiday Drinks

Pull out the glasses–and the cork. Caitlin Corcoran of Kansas City's Ça Va (a bar devoted to all things bubbly) shares her favorite sparkling cocktails for the holidays and beyond.
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Holiday Getaway to Jolly Old Saint Paul

Take a festive getaway to the sleepy-no-more half of the Twin Cities—and knock out your gift list at America’s best new food hall.
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House Tour: Simple Everlasting

The Christmas tree isn’t the only evergreen in this Illinois home. Swags and posies brighten every space—and timeless design defines every room.
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9 Midwest Heritage Cookies and Treats

What would it look like to tell the Midwest's story through Christmas cookies? The author of a new cookbook celebrating the Midwest's baking heritage finds out—and shares 9 of her recipes.
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Easy Winter Planters You’ll Love

Bring joy to the world (or your porch, at least) with easy, illuminated winter containers that let nature sing.
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Holiday Getaway to Chicago

After Thanksgiving, Chicago’s most festive hot spots take you above the lights—or at least strolling through them.
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More Christmas

35 Heavenly Homemade Food Gifts

Snacks, food gifts in a jar, cinnamon pretzels, fudge, candy and more—the season's best recipes are the ones that double as gifts, especially when you pair them with clever packaging ideas.
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14 Cheerful Winter Container Gardens

Create bountiful outdoor winter arrangements with a little help from Mother Nature.
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6 Sparkling DIY Holiday Decorations

Using scissors and hot glue, turn ordinary bags and metallic papers into wreaths, tree toppers and more.