Set for the Holidays
Mashed Potatoes with Green Onions

Mashed Potatoes with Green Onions

Serves: 6 to 8 generouslyPrep Time: 45 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018 If there is gravy on the table, then mashed potatoes are in order. I love making that divot in the top of...

Marinated Boneless Turkey Breast Roast with Pancetta Gravy

Marinated Boneless Turkey Breast Roast with Pancetta Gravy

Serves: 6 to 8 (with enough for leftovers)Prep Time: 20 minutes + MarinatingCook Time: 90 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018 Gluten Free (without the gravy)This marinated turkey recipe, which I call my...

Lorraine Strata

Lorraine Strata

Serves: 8Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 90 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018 A strata is a savoury version of a sweet bread pudding, and this recipe uses the flavours of Quiche Lorraine: leeks, ham...

Lime Chiffon Cake with Raspberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Lime Chiffon Cake with Raspberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Makes: one 10-inch (25 cm) layer cakeServes: 16Prep Time: 45 minutesCook Time: 75 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018 It’s not often that I fully commit to a favourite dessert, since I love...

Lemon Twinkle Cookies

Lemon Twinkle Cookies

Makes: about 2½ dozen cookiesPrep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 14 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018These look very much like crinkle cookies but are rolled in decorator’s or sanding sugar...

Lemon Crumble Loaf Cake

Lemon Crumble Loaf Cake

Makes: one 9x5" (2 L) LoafServes: 16Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018This moist lemon cake is lighter than a pound cake, and with its buttery crumble topping, it has a dressy feel that suits the holidays. I...

Leek, Potato & Celeriac Soup

Leek, Potato & Celeriac Soup

Serves: 6 to 8Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 25 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018This hearty soup has an elegant side because of the delicate flavours of the leeks and the celeriac (celery root)....

Jalapeño Cornbread Madeleines

Jalapeño Cornbread Madeleines

Makes: 18 madeleines (or 24 mini muffins)Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 12 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018Classic madeleines are sweet little cakes baked in shell-shaped molds. These savoury...

Graceland Squares

Graceland Squares

Makes: one 8" (20 CM) square panMakes 36 squaresIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018Remember those old-fashioned bake sale squares made with marshmallows, peanut butter and butterscotch chips? Now add Elvis to...

Fun Fruitcake Bars

Fun Fruitcake Bars

Makes: 48-60 BarsPrep Time: 25 minutesCook Time: 45 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018You can store these fruitcake bars in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week. They stay nice...

Festive Red Berry Compote

Festive Red Berry Compote

Makes: about 2 cups (500 mL)Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018This fruit compote smells like Christmas as it simmers—the aroma of pears, cranberries and...

Eggnog Buttercream Sandwich Cookie

Eggnog Buttercream Sandwich Cookie

Makes: 2 to 3 dozen sandwich cookiesPrep Time: 30 minutes, plus chillingCook Time: 14 minutes, plus air-dryingIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Set for the HolidaysAppetite for Random House, 2018The rum and nutmeg in the dough and the buttercream filling give...