Anastassios Mentis/Woman’s Day
During this time of the year, you probably find yourself shopping, cooking, and trimming the tree with the songs of the season playing in the background. We decided to take a closer look at one of our favorite carols, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” and find some culinary inspiration. We ended up with a merry assortment of entrées and desserts that can be served throughout December, each echoing the refrains to those familiar lyrics: “On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…”Eat your way through the rest of the month and beyond with these perfect holiday cookies.
A Partridge in a Pear Tree
Pears have held a significant place in history since ancient China and Greece. A symbol for immortality, they’re also juicy and filled with flavor — making them a prime pick for a fruity dessert. Use refrigerated pie crust and in-season pears to make these Little Pear-Raspberry Potpies for Christmas Eve dinner.
Spread a little peace — and sweetness — around this holiday by letting your imagination take flight. Create a treat in the shape of the turtledove’s cousin with these stylish Dove-Shaped Sugar Cookies. Be sure to leave out a plate for Santa, too!