with christmas right around the corner, many of us are scrambling to find new recipes to impress the ever looming relatives. we all know tradition can be drab, so go ahead, be brave and throw aunt ethel's special green stuff recipe to the wind. i have found these are some perfectly acceptable replacements.
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chocolate caramel shortbread bars
caramelized onion, squash and ricotta tartines
gingerbread eggnog pumpkin pie