Holiday Cookies

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. Christmas is just around the corner! Have you started making cookies yet? During the holidays everyone loves to put out a big plate of assorted homemade cookies. Having the time to make several kinds of cookies is another story. Today I’m...
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookie Bars

The recipe and photography for this post were provided courtesy of Cleveland blogger, Katrina, of Bite Buff.  Every good cookie recipe should start with caramels! Well, this one does. Mr. H and I partnered with Heinen's to bring you a cookie recipe to make for the holidays. This ooey, gooey cookie bar was decadent and totally...
Holiday Appetizer Spread

If ever there was a need for quick and easy appetizer ideas, it’s over the holidays. At our house, holiday entertaining means lots of people celebrating with lots of cocktails, always with a little something to nibble along the side. Since I’ve written books about appetizers and catered holiday parties for years, I guess I’m...

Traditional tapenade is a Provencal spread made of olives, herbs and garlic, but in this iteration, I gave it a California twist with the addition of dried figs. One of my holiday favorites, this dish offers a great contrast in flavors (sweet figs, salty olives, tart vinegar, bitter nuts, and rich cheese) for a real...