Better Homes and Gardens December 2007 Recipes
From slow-cooker starters to sweet chocolate tarts, these recipes from the December 2007 issue of Better Homes and Gardens are perfect for holiday entertaining.
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Served whole and flavored with mildly hot red pepper and tangy lemon, these carrots are hard to resist.
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Indulge guests with this creamy soup; roasted red peppers make a pretty garnish.
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Christmas Rib Roast
Fresh-baked pears make a delicious accompaniment to this spice-and-mustard-coated beef roast.
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Serve this onion pudding, baked up with cheddar and garlic, in individual ramekins. Sage leaves make a beautiful garnish.
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Beets and Red Onion Compote
This easy side dish gets its bold flavor from cider vinegar; deep purple beets look festive and are healthy, too.
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Made with creamy milk chocolate, this easy cakelike dessert is topped with cranberries and kumquats.
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This pretty take on baby broccoli is finished in less than 30 minutes. Toasted almonds add crunch, while orange juice adds a light citrus flavor.
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Chocolate Gingerbread Drops
These moist cookies blend crowd-pleasing gingerbread and chocolate chips.
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Everyone will love the fruity filling surprise inside these tender shortbread cookies.
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These super-sized coconut macaroons make delightful gifts.
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To dress up these festive cut-out cookies, we used powdered sugar icing (see recipe) and topped it with a cherry slice.
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In this modern spin on pfeffernusse, white pepper adds subtle zip, while ginger and honey keep things sweet.
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These lemony, cranberry-studded sandies are a snap to make -- and a treat to eat.
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Nutty Eggnog Bars
With sugary frosting, these nutmeg-spiced cookies are hard to pass up.
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Decorate these dainty spritz blossoms with a sweet glaze and dusting of sugar.
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Get in the holiday spirit with these butter-filled cookie cutouts; red- or green-tinted icing adds a festive touch.
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It's easy to make the red bow on these cardamom-flavored "presents"; store-bought frosting is all it takes.
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These classic thumbprint cookies stand out with an irresistible candied cherry center.
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Rustic Winter Vegetable Tarts
These savory tarts are a classy solution for a last-minute get-together -- they're simple yet special.
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Moroccan Chicken Stew
Raisins, apricots, and a delicious blend of spices make this slow-cooker stew hard to resist; serve it at a casual weeknight get-together.
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You'll have a happy holiday with these cute cinnamon wreath cookies embellished with creamy homemade icing and mini semisweet chocolates.
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You can make these rich, double-chocolate mini tarts using a standard muffin pan. You'll love their sweet chocolate-raspberry-coconut filling.
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Another slow-cooker standout, this chicken recipe gets a spicy kick from jalapenos and cayenne peppers; cashews add delightful crunch.
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Shrimp with Warm Coleslaw
Chef and cookbook author Rocco DiSpirito's bacon, shrimp, and coleslaw combo makes a delightful first course.
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Lamb with Eggplant Relish
Oranges, plum tomatoes, garlic, and fresh thyme flavor this lamb chop recipe, created by Chef Rocco DiSpirito.
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