Cranberries and oranges may scream holiday baking, but these awesome flavors deserve to make an appearance on your cocktail cart, too. Whip up a batch of my Homemade Orange-Cranberry Vodka, then play mix master with these oh-so-festive cocktails. Bonus: This infused vodka also makes a great gift.
You don't have to be a celebrity to surround yourself with beautiful blooms! In this Bluprint original series, floral artist Carly Cylinder demonstrates easy, approachable methods to building breathtaking bouquets in your own kitchen. You'll learn how to visualize arrangements, pick the perfect blooms and expertly style them.
This wreath throws all the rules out the window — and that's why I love it. Instead of pine, try fragrant eucalyptus. Instead of predictable pine cones, go rich and romantic with peonies (don't worry, they're fake). And best of all, this DIY shakes it up shape-wise with a totally modern triangle.
We know what you’re thinking: Joshua John Russell is a professional chef and baker — of course his turkey is awesome. But we’re here to tell you that his go-to technique has nothing to do with his culinary school education and everything to do with one signature technique: he roasts the bird right inside a paper bag. Here’s why (and how!) he does it.
Gravy is to turkey as frosting is to cake. As coffee is to donuts. As leggings and knit hats are to autumn days. Neither is really complete without the other. Get the picture? Although the turkey is often thought of as the Thanksgiving centerpiece, a good gravy is actually your secret weapon.
Next, explore winter colors such as navy, purple and tan as you learn to make knit-inspired cookies, as well as a fun and festive latte cup. Afterwards, find out how to create sweater and mitten cookies with unique and interesting textures.
Learn how to make a variety of spritz cookies for any occasion, especially Christmas. Learn how to use a cookie press as Beth offers you never-fail tips for troubleshooting any problems you may encounter. Then Beth demonstrates a variety of ways you can gift-wrap cookies for presents and suggests long-term storage options for undecorated cookies.
Make the holidays much sweeter with Anne's Christmas cookies. Learn how to marble royal icing for a textured look on an ornament, and add an alternating bead border for a more intricate design element. You'll also learn the fast wreath cookie and make the jolliest of cookies: Santa!
A sweet and salty twist on the classic pecan pie, Nicki's recipe for mini pecan tartlets uses all-purpose or gluten-free flour and brown sugar. Watch as she brings these bite-sized morsels together, finishing them off with a drizzle of white chocolate. Yum!
Learn how to get clean, clear marbling in your baked goods when Jocelyn shows you how to make her marble cakelettes. Careful mixing will help you control both color and texture. Then you'll finish your cakelettes with impressive side-by-side piping.
Ready to trade in the cake slayin' for a little cake sleighin'? The MAC crew is getting man about the holidays with a unicorn reindeer cake for Joshua's niece. (Okay, so maybe it's not that manly… but hey, he had us at peppermint mocha!)
Nicki Sizemore adds layers of chocolate whipped cream to cooked crêpes to make her luscious crêpe cake. She tops it off with whipped cream, fresh red raspberries, dark chocolate and a sprinkle of flaky sea salt for an oh-so-decadent dessert.