Our desks have been overflowing with mountains of amazing new cookbooks this year, covering all cuisine and every niche imaginable (like biscuits and mini pies). So we were thrilled to see the New York Times editors’ top cookbook picks for 2011 – great for holiday gifts or for adding to your own collection.
We’ve covered a few of their picks ourselves, plus we have sample recipes. So before you start buying, get cooking!
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O Christmas cheese, O Christmas cheese.
No holiday is complete without a whole bunch of cheese. In fact, no day is complete without cheese. This holiday season, your obligatory cheese can double as your obligatory holiday decor, if you play with your food a little and transform it into a Christmas tree.
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The Two Fat Ladies make a classic Christmas main, Roast Goose and Stuffing.
Being on main dish duty for Christmas is great because there isn’t an obligatory Thanksgiving turkey or Easter ham to prepare. From culture to culture and family to family, there’s a plethora of unique holiday food traditions, from standing rib roast to feast of seven fishes (or even, in some cases, Chinese take-out). And, in my family, it’s the one time of year when we’re free to pull out all the stops and whip up the most over-the-top, elaborate main dish in our arsenal. Whether you’re starting a new tradition or looking for a new take on an old favorite, check out some of our most elegant holiday mains.
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The holidays are a time for rejoicing, but they also happen to be a time for feasting. Cooking Channel and Food Network teamed up with Barneys New York to celebrate all the glorious gluttony of the season in their “Have a Foodie Holiday” window display for 2010.
Barneys creative director Simon Doonan and team created delicious displays overflowing with inspiration from foodie culture. Check out which star chefs joined in the fun after the jump.
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The "Queens of Comfort Food," yet some of their finest moments happen outside the kitchen.
The holidays are here and The Brass Sisters are bringing the party.
With a combined total of 114 years of home baking and cooking experience, Marilynn and Sheila Brass have all the home-style, holiday recipes you could possibly want.
Meet them tonight at 8pm ET when they cook up some of their signature dishes, like Sweet Potato Latkes, Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, and Marilynn’s Meat Lasagna. Plus a visit to the local fire station for flirting and homemade holiday baked gifts.
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Cookies aren’t the only thing baking this time of year. It’s also the season for barks, brittle, bars, breads, and more. And all of these sweet treats conveniently make awesome homemade gifts.
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Allie and Georgia make a Midnight White-Chocolate Cherry Bark.
Holiday season is upon us, and Cooking Channel has a line-up of brand new holiday shows, treasured classics and some of your old school favorites…
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