Our favorite festive recipes, perfect for ringing in the new year. From appetizers to desserts, we’ve got you covered!
It’s hard to believe, but we’ve made it to the end of 2020. What a year! We normally stay in for New Years’ anyway, so this year won’t be too different. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate from home this year, this post is for you. These recipes are perfect for a cozy, but special night in. They are easy, make-ahead recipes that everyone will love. So grab your favorite celebratory beverage and let’s toast to a new year!
An easy, impressive and crazy-delicious appetizer with butter-toasted pecans, fresh herbs and dried fruit, this Buttered Pecan Goat Cheese Log will wow everyone!
If you love meatballs, Asian cuisine and like to keep things decently healthy, these fabulous Strawberry Balsamic Glazed Chicken Meatballs are calling your name!
One of the most elegant (and easy!) appetizers you’ll ever have the pleasure of meeting. These delicious Italian-inspired Parmesan Crisps pair wonderfully with cocktails and are fabulous on salads or as soup toppers.
Whether you invite friends for appetizers, want to create an easy pre-dinner nibble, or decide to make a meal out of one of these fabulous arrays of deliciousness, here are some tips on How to Create a Great Cheeseboard.
This spicy-sweet Asian-inspired, Easy Peanut Sauce is super simple. Just throw everything (including the secret ingredient) in the blender, that’s it!
These make-ahead Vietnamese Chicken Meatballs are light, lean, and bursting with fresh, vibrant flavor. Serve them as an appetizer or main course!
With a creamy, brown butter-tomato-wine sauce, this Brown Butter Tomato Shrimp and Grits recipe is easy enough for weeknights but also VERY dinner party-worthy! This fabulous meal in a bowl also features barely cooked fresh cherry tomatoes, sweet, tender shrimp and smoky Andouille sausage served over a bed of white cheddar grits.
This Italian Sausage Puttanesca is a delicious entree for a dinner party, but it’s also great for a weeknight meal. It can be made ahead, freezes well and it’s a big hit with young and old alike!
Although this silky-smooth, crazy-delicious Salted Butterscotch Panna Cotta has a fancy name and beautiful presentation, it may go down in history as one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make!
Kladdkaka (aka Swedish Sticky Chocolate Cake) is one of Sweden’s most beloved (and easy) desserts and every chocolate lover’s dream come true! This version is also a one-bowl, no-mixer recipe that comes together quickly with pantry staples!
And if you need an idea for the New Years Day, black-eyed peas for luck, or so they say!
This Easy Black-Eyed Pea Salad is perfect for New Year’s – but will also bring rave reviews at picnics, potlucks and family get-togethers!