Holiday Entertaining Recipes

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A non-alcoholic drink especially popular with children.
These are delicious with warm maple syrup and sausages.
Tastes better a day or two after it is made; lovely as toast or as an afternoon tea cake.
A colorful loaf with a crisp crust. Serve plain, or with butter and cream cheese.
A rich, creamy punch, popular in Newport, Rhode Island.
Serve halves in individual bowls, or scoop out cooked squash and mound into single serving bowl.
Cornmeal in this light-brown bread gives it an unusual “crunch.” Sereve cold with cream cheese.
Serve in small bowls or rolled up in thin pancakes.
This basic stuffing for a 14- to 18-pound turkey lends itself to many variations.
Make these to hand out at the door on Halloween.
The sour cream gives this recipe a tangy flavor that’s not too sweet.
Serve warm with whipped cream or let cool into hard gingerbread. .
A tasty, moist bread that will keep well for several weeks if refrigerated.
This recipe comes from the kitchen of Ada Urie, one of the best cooks in Vermont’s Northeast ...
A colorful side dish that’s easy to make for a busy dinner. Garnish with parsley.
Serve small balls with wooden toothpicks; place large ball on a platter and surround it with...
Serve on a platter with stuffed eggs and other cheeses.
Popular appetizers in many of New England’s Greek communities where they are called Tiropitakia....
Chives give potatoes a tangy flavor. Keep a pot of them growing in your kitchen all during the...
Packed with fruit this cake will keep for months.
Packed with fruit this cake will keep for months.
A colorful, attractive dessert, similar to cherry pie but not too sweet.
These cookies will appeal to children and adults alike.
This recipe comes from South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.
Light cookies to pass around the table after a big holiday meal.
Colonial seaports received plentiful supplies of raisins, which were used in cooking and as treats...
Corn bread is made differently throughout the various parts of New England. This recipe is from...
If you choose this recipe, substitute dinner rolls for corn bread in your menu.
A moist, chewy corn bread, excellent split and toasted the next day.
Cranberries give this cake a bright, festive color. Serve it plain or topped with whipped cream.
Cranberries give this cake a bright, festive color. Serve it plain or topped with whipped cream.
Put these in a fancy box or tin and give to your Valentine.
Good with breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
A forerunner of molded cranberry jelly.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving.
Millie Nelson of Goffstown, New Hampshire, began making these rolls when she cooked at a summer...
Celebrate a holiday with this breakfast recipe, an old standby from Nellie Reed of Owls Head, Maine...
A traditional favorite for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and all during the holiday season. Egg...
These tasty, attractive small pies are also nice for brunch or as a side dish to a main meal.
Light moist muffins with a surprise in the center.
In many New England households, Christmas means plates full of gingerbread men. This recipe is easy...
A rich, creamy pie that’s good plain or topped with whipped cream.
A recipe from the kitchen of Gerhard Schmid, proprietor of Gateways Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts....
A good way to make use of leftover ham.
A close-textured cake full of raisins. Sliced thin, it is excellent toasted.
A close-textured cake full of raisins. Sliced thin, it is excellent toasted.
This cake can be plain or fancy, depending on how you decorate it after baking.
This cake can be plain or fancy, depending on how you decorate it after baking.
Muffin-shaped cakes that are best served hot with butter and syrup. Very good with ham for a...
For an alcoholic drink, add medium or dark rum to cups before serving. Also tastes good chilled,...
Offer this traditional dessert as an alternative to pies—or along with them.
Choose one or several of the foods listed below or think of others to use as the “surprises” in...
A tasty bread that makes delicious toast, soda bread requires no yeast.
A culinary celebration of May Day takes place each year in Rhode Island from the end of April...
Combine these delicate cookies with other favorites and give a plateful to a neighbor or friend.
Very sweet candies for a special treat.
Mary Heins Rommel developed this recipe, which is used at the Turtle Frolic, part of Newport, Rhode...
An old-fashioned candy that requires pulling.
These will keep well, if you hide them!
This festive aspic is served at the Christmas Day lunch buffet, part of Newport, Rhode Island’s,...

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