This Christmas, give your beloved friends and family a thoughtful, inexpensive gift that'll keep on giving in the months to come: made-from-scratch vanilla extract. This recipe, which calls for only two ingredients and less than five minutes of prep, isn't just functional — it's also pretty and long-lasting. Watch the video to find out how to prolong the life of your homemade vanilla extract and how to package it as a beautiful gift for the holidays.
Not only are homemade gifts — particularly the edible kind — a thoughtful way to show loved ones you care, but they're also often budget-friendly. The downside: many require a large time investment. But not these three fast and easy edible gift ideas! Watch the video to get inspired.
Los Angeles natives know that Casa Vega is the place to get your Mexican comfort-food fix. Particularly popular is its signature dish, tamales. As owner Christina Vega explains, unwrapping one of these hearty, tender, corn-based delights is like unwrapping a present for your dinner plate. Watch the video to see how she makes them, then print out the recipe.
If you grew up with McDonald's deep-fried apple pies, you know that their current baked iteration, while still tasty, barely holds a candle to their crisp, flaky-crusted progenitors. But don't fret; while they're no longer available in most restaurant locations, we've come up with our own take on this irresistible treat. Or, see if you can track one down at one of a handful of franchises that still make the good stuff. Watch the video to see how they're made, then print out the recipe.
Chef Eric Greenspan is back with another must-try cross-cultural mashup of a recipe: pancake lasagna. What's that, you ask? Watch the video to get the details and ogle its many layers of breakfast delights, but we'll give you a hint: it involves pancakes, bacon, maple-bacon béchamel, and so, so much more. Trust us here, this is one start to the morning that's so wrong, it's absolutely right. Print out the insanely decadent recipe.
We all love classic bread pudding; it's cozy, comforting, and ideal for holiday dinners and brunches. Add to that the season's most beloved ingredient (pumpkin) and it only gets better. But wait, we're not done yet! We're paying homage to Thanksgivukkah by adding rich, eggy challah and tart cranberries to the mix. All in all, it's a great way to use up leftover challah from the holiday feast. Watch the video to see how it's made, then print out the recipe.
Stars are aligning for a once-in-a-lifetime event tomorrow: Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah fall on the same day. Dubbed Thanksgivukkah, this superholiday has inspired us to come up with a few hybrid recipes combining traditional Thanksgiving and Jewish flavors. Watch the video for a variety of menu ideas, including sufganiyot filled with cranberry sauce, sweet potato latkes, and more.
Sure, you've tried bagel and pretzel chips, but have you ever had a doughnut chip? Part crisp, part chewy, and all sweet, these adorable, snackable treats are an excellent addition to brunch, dessert, or our favorite way: subbed for English muffins in the ultimate breakfast sandwich. Watch the video to see how easy it is to transform these doughy delights into crisp chips that are so good you might just scarf the whole batch.
Anyone can carve a turkey like a pro! Using only a standard chef's knife, Eric Greenspan breaks down the whole process, saying you should carve the turkey "like it owes you money." What the heck does that mean? Watch the video to learn, and refer to our turkey-carving tutorial (with pictures!) for a detailed refresher.
After nine amazing years, How I Met Your Mother is finally coming to an end, and we're savoring every moment of the final season. That includes making our version of "sumbitch cookies," crispy, chocolatey, caramel and peanut butter cookies that are naughty in all the right ways. Bake up a batch of these to keep your mouth happy all the way through the series finale. Watch the video, and then get the recipe.
Cute isn't often a descriptor paired with Thanksgiving turkey, but these turkey gobbler cookies are undeniably adorable, breaking from the trend. Inspired by Seventh House on the Left's ingenious design, we made a flock of birds ourselves; watch the video to see how easy they are to assemble, and then get to crafting.
It's no secret that we're obsessed with Tender Greens' Happy Vegan Salad, and for good reason — it's essentially five salads (including a greens-packed hummus) on one fully loaded plate. This time on Get the Dish, we caught up with chef Roy Arendse who showed us how to make all of the diverse and delicious components so that you can throw it together at home. Watch the video to see how it's made, and then print out the recipe.
For an addictive, crowd-pleasing snack that takes next to no time to master, turn to sweet and salty spiced nuts. Our wholesome, warming recipe for rosemary and sesame seed pecans is not only versatile, but also guaranteed to leave your house smelling like fragrant rosemary and pine. We love serving this cozy snack straight out of the oven, and it also doubles as a thoughtful hostess gift. Print out the recipe, and then watch the video to see more.
Move over, Ramen Burger; there's a new kid on the block, and it packs the delicious decadence of warm melted cheese and savory truffle into every bite. Meet the truffle mac 'n' cheese bun burger. Macaroni and cheese in a bun? Why yes, it can (and should) be done! Watch the video to learn how to make it, then print out the recipe and impress your friends with this loaded burger.
Here's a dish you'll want to cozy up to: Swedish meatballs. Tender, meaty, and slicked with caramel-hued gravy, this traditional Scandinavian dish will serve you well during the dark days of Fall and Winter. Watch the video to learn the secrets to this satisfying recipe, and then print out the recipe.