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Christmas recipes

  • Recipe: Thelma Collins' corn pudding

    Recipe: Thelma Collins' corn pudding

      Thelma Collins' corn pudding Total time: 1 hour Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Shared by Thelma's son, Marc. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, we want photographic evidence: Click here to upload pictures of the finished dish....

  • Recipe: Andrea's broccoli casserole

    Recipe: Andrea's broccoli casserole

      Andrea's broccoli casserole Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: 12 to 16 Note: From Andrea Holbrook. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, we want photographic evidence: Click here to upload pictures of the finished...

  • Recipe: Spiced squash and pear puree

    Recipe: Spiced squash and pear puree

      Spiced squash and pear purée Total time: 30 minutes, plus 1 hour roasting time for the squash Servings: 6 to 8 Note: You can use any winter squash for this; the best candidates are acorn, Table Queen and butternut. 1 (2 3/4 -pound) winter squash 1 pear, peeled, cored and coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon...

  • Recipe: Sharon's ambrosia

    Recipe: Sharon's ambrosia

      Sharon's ambrosia Total time: 15 minutes Servings: 12 to 16 Note: From Sharon Rushing Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, we want photographic evidence: Click here to upload pictures of the finished dish. 1 pint heavy...

  • Recipe: Avis Hatheway's wild rice dressing

    Recipe: Avis Hatheway's wild rice dressing

      Avis Hatheway's wild rice dressing Total time: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 10 to 12 Note: Shared by Avis' son, Ron. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipes from this week's Food section, we want photographic evidence: Click here to upload pictures of the finished...

  • Recipe: Grandma Chandler's Christmas cookies

    Recipe: Grandma Chandler's Christmas cookies

    Grandma Chandler's Christmas cookies Submitted by Christy Cowell of Pasadena "These cookies will never win a beauty contest — they look kind of like potatoes! But they are a fantastic, sturdy molasses-spice-walnut cookie that keeps well and tastes great throughout the holiday season. We cut them...

  • Recipe: Christmas Bread and Butter Pickles

      Note: Active Work Time: 30 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 1 hour plus 3 hours for chilling This recipe was adapted from the 1951 edition of "Joy of Cooking" by Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker. The combination of green and red in these pickles will remind you of Christmas. Process...

  • Recipe: Ronnie's raspberry crescents

    Recipe: Ronnie's raspberry crescents

    "This was always my and my five siblings' favorite Christmas cookie growing up. Since the recipe only makes 24 cookies, they were obviously a precious commodity! I've made it every year for at least the last 25 years. And my older sisters have too. I'll usually make a cookie sampler, just three...

  • Recipe: Almond candy cane cookies

    Recipe: Almond candy cane cookies

    "My mother, Wendy Johnson, had me brainwashed as a child. Chocolate cake with almond frosting for my birthday? Yes! Sugar cookies with almond flavoring? Delicious. It wasn't until I was in college and I made my roommate the homemade chocolate cake with almond frosting that I quickly learned my...

  • Recipe: Chocolate raspberry Linzer cookies

    Recipe: Chocolate raspberry Linzer cookies

    "I started making these six or seven years ago. I saw a recipe that was something like it and just extrapolated a little bit. I fix them mostly just for the holidays, but my beautiful daughters do love them, and I go with what they love. When you find something that works, you stick with it." —Cheryl...

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