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The Holiday Channel will get the ideas flowing for holidays filled with creative and delicious meals. Scare your friends with spooky treats and deck the halls with aromatic flavors of cinnamon and spice.

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Cocktail Parties on a Budget

Throwing a memorable cocktail party doesn't have to be a costly celebration. Try these tips for planning the perfect party without breaking your budget.

10 Quick-fix Holiday Brunches

At brunch, you should be sipping a Bloody Mary, not toiling over a hot stove. When the extended family is in town for the holidays, you might feel pressure to host a big to-do. These themes are heavy on creativity and light on effort.

How to Throw a Holiday Grilling Party

Even though most people host a traditional holiday meal with the roasted turkey and all the trimmings, some people shun tradition in favor of doing something a little different. Try the grill instead of the oven for a unique holiday dinner this year.

The Duggars on Their All-time Best Holiday Treats

The Duggars prepare holiday meals for up to 45 guests. But with an emphasis on sharing and helping, the family from TLC's "18 Kids and Counting" keeps this maddening challenge merry.

Holiday Leftovers: Disguised?

When you finish with your holiday meal, you stick all the leftovers in the refrigerator to make turkey sandwiches for days on end. But what's fun about the same food over and over again? Do something different with your turkey and trimmings.

5 Classic Christmas Desserts

Food is the centerpiece of most holidays, but that's especially true during Christmas. The turkey and trimming may get the most attention, but it's the sweet treats that bring an end to the yummy festivities.

How to Host a Holiday Potluck

With some planning and organization, you can host a holiday potluck that shows your guests' cooking prowess as well as your hospitality to advantage.

5 Classic Christmas Cocktails

The holidays are a time for family, friends and food, and for some, it's an opportunity to indulge in a few traditional Christmas libations. These holiday drink recipes will warm the belly and soothe the soul.

International Holiday Foods

These international holiday foods will take you on a spin around the culinary world during the holidays. Get global and take a gander at some international holiday foods.

Holiday Dessert Pictures

A lavish feast isn't complete without the perfect dessert. Shock your taste buds and your friends with a creative twist on a classic recipe. Check out these unique ways to turn boring into bold.

5 Extravagant Holiday Meals Out on the Town

If you find yourself traveling this holiday season, or you just don't feel like cooking a full, traditional holiday meal, then pack up the family and set out for one of these delicious restaurants to celebrate instead.

5 International Holiday Meals

We often associate holidays with food. But which food depends on where you live. What do people eat in Japan, Germany and other countries during the holidays?

Which holiday food is the worst for my body and why?

Every fall, dieters, amateur nutritionists and healthy eaters everywhere start putting together a battle plan for surviving the holiday onslaught of great-tasting but bad-for-you foods. Have you come up with your plan yet?

What's the average cost of a Thanksgiving meal?

The traditional Thanksgiving menu in the United States generally consists of a few staple items and then variations of dishes, depending on the family traditions that are observed.

How to Cook a Perfect Holiday Ham

If you're a holiday traditionalist at the dinner table, you're likely to have a turkey and a ham for the meat lovers. You could go the easy route and buy a pre-cooked ham, but where's the fun in that? Make your holiday ham your own.

5 Holiday Cooking Tips: How to Save Time and Money

Cooking elaborate holiday meals takes time and money. What are five simple tips to help you save on both while still whipping up a feast to remember?

How to Cook the Perfect Turkey

Cooking a turkey is a huge job for any chef. Just the size of the bird itself can be intimidating, not to mention all of the horror stories associated with the ghosts of ruined turkeys past. But it's easier than ever to cook the perfect bird.

The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey Pictures

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with your family and friends, but having a tasty turkey doesn't hurt! Learn how to make the perfect Thanksgiving turkey.

Holiday Table Settings Pictures

It's time to deck the halls -- and the table. Amaze your family and friends with a beautiful and elegant table setting. Check out these amazing ideas to help you decorate your table during the holiday season.

Homemade Sugar Plums

Sugar plums bring to mind memories of "The Nutcracker" and "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." While they are pretty labor-intensive to make, they easily can become a family tradition in your home year after year.

10 Must-have Staples for Holiday Baking

What could possibly make up for winter's biting chill and dark, short days? Holiday baked goods, of course! If you intend to fill your kitchen with heaps of cookies and stacks of cakes, you better have these ingredients stocked.

5 Popular International Holiday Baked Goods

If you're looking for a holiday treat to wow a crowd, think beyond snowman-shaped sugar cookies. These baked goods from around the globe are decadent, eye-catching and steeped in history.

Tales of the Turkey: Catastrophes, Jokes and More

Bringing a 15-pound bird into your house and cooking it for a high-pressure feast can be a recipe for disaster. What are some tips to avoid catastrophe?

Time-saving Holiday Cooking Tips

The rigors of holiday cooking can easily leave you trapped at the stove while your guests enjoy catching up or watching the game. What can you do to save time at the store and in the kitchen?

It's All in the Presentation: Holiday Baked Goods Pictures

The fun begins when your delicious treats come out of the oven. Bakers really get to display their baking muscle by designing creative and unique food displays. It's all in the presentation! Check out these simple and elegant presentation tips.