Latest by Alison Ladman

Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 23
Oh, that classic Almond Joy vs. Mounds dilemma... Whether to go dark chocolate or milk chocolate with nuts. These bar cookies inspired by those...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 15
We get it. The allure of canned cranberry sauce goes well beyond convenience. There’s something about the ridges on the side, about the way it...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 15
It occurred to me recently that many of the same flavors I crave on grilled meats during the summer also would be superb on roasted turkey. After all...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 17
Gingerbread is such an iconic flavor —and aroma — of Christmas, yet it can be a letdown as a dessert for the big day. It’s mostly because a...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 32
Nobody is going to blame you if your holiday party spread includes a bowl of mixed nuts, some grapes and a wedge or two of cheese. After all, most...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 15
Let’s be clear about something... When making stuffing, it’s always better to slice and dry your own bread cubes. Hands down, the taste and texture...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 15
Though there are many variations of the knish, they essentially are the hand pie of classic Jewish cuisine — a baked (though sometimes fried) light...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 15
If you really want the vegetarians at your holiday table to have a good time, consider making a hearty vegetable dish that can serve as the main...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 17
For such a simple dish, creamed spinach can be a pain to make. Most recipes call for some sort of roux-based sauce, such as bechamel. As though we...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 17
The holidays are stressful enough, never mind if you feel the need to reinvent your dinner repertoire every time someone new pops over. But at the...