This year, our holidays may look a little different. Instead of big holiday gatherings, we are likely to spend time celebrating close to home with the people we love the most. This Thanksgiving, try some twists on old favorites to complement your traditional spread. One of the trending flavors of the season is maple and we've picked three recipes that highlight this flavor in a magical way. It wouldn't be the Christmas season without some delicious cookies! Get your cookie fix with five yummy recipes to share with friends or keep for yourself. Along with cookies, we've got a wonderful selection of winter treats to round out your holiday meal. Need an easy sweet treat? Just fudge it and make some quick and easy fudge with our three recipes. Achieve pecan perfection with three desserts that highlight this favorite buttery nut. From our cover photo for this issue, you can probably guess that we have lots of extra baking time this season so we've got four incredible cakes to bring out your creative baking side. When the big feasts are over, try our two leftovers recipes for a soup and a sandwich to enjoy your favorite holiday flavors in a new way. Plus, learn how to make some Hanukkah favorites with our Fried and True recipes! Whatever comes our way this holiday season, know that food brings friends and family together near and far. We wish you a safe and happy end of the year full of joy, laughter and delicious food!