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From Valentine’s Day to July 4th to Christmas, there are so many opportunities to celebrate the holidays with food all year long.

Soft, fluffy yeast dough is swirled around a sticky orange and cardamom filling and topped with a tangy cream cheese glaze for these sticky orange rolls. Make them for a special weekend breakfast or a holiday brunch! I used to be totally afraid of baking with yeast. Ok, well, maybe it wasn’t a full-fledged fear, …

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Black forest cheesecake is inspired by the classic black forest cake. Featuring a rich chocolate cheesecake topped with cherry pie filling and whipped cream, this decadent cheesecake is perfect for sharing with friends or your special someone for Valentine’s Day. I love cherries and I love chocolate, but I don’t often combine the two together. …

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Creamy butter pairs with sweet maraschino cherries in this whipped cherry butter – the best thing to happen to dinner rolls and biscuits! There’s a local restaurant here in Ohio that serves whipped cherry butter with their bread and my brother absolutely loves it! This Thanksgiving, I had extra maraschino cherries from making my ambrosia salad …

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With just the right amount of refreshing peppermint flavor and a festive red swirl, these homemade peppermint marshmallows are the very best way to dress up your favorite hot chocolate this winter. I have been obsessed with marshmallows basically since I could chew. I’ve never been picky about them, either.  Whether it’s straight from the …

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Bursting with tart, fresh cranberries and sweet orange, cranberry orange muffins are special enough for a holiday weekend breakfast but easy enough to make any day of the week. If you’re having guests over for the holidays, there’s one thing I know for sure: you’re gonna want some easy breakfast options on hand. Especially if …

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These sour cream sugar cookies are an old-fashioned favorite! Pillowy soft and topped with a simple frosting, add your favorite festive sprinkles make these delicious cookies fit for any occasion. During Elle’s first Christmas season, I felt a real sense of urgency when it came to our new family’s Christmas traditions.  I’ve had family recipes …

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Fresh green bean casserole takes this holiday favorite to a new level. Made with fresh green beans and mushrooms, this version keeps all of the creamy goodness of the original recipe while bringing bolder, brighter flavors to the table. What are some of your family’s must-make holiday recipes? For us, it’s cranberry fluff, hash brown …

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Almond crescent cookies are a buttery holiday classic. With a crumbly texture, delicate almond flavor, and sweet powdered sugar coating, they are an elegant cookie that the whole family will adore! How do you feel about butter cookies? I personally love them and all of their variations. From spritz cookies to thumbprint cookies to the …

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