The Top 10 Recipes of December 2018

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Playing How To Make Glazed Lemon Dream Cookies By Gail Simmons

Naturally, you all were in holiday mode in December — whipping up festive treats, like glazed lemon cookies, antipasto trees and monkey bread (all of which, in our opinion, can be enjoyed throughout the entire year).

But, like always (and we love you for it!), you also ate up Rach's pasta dishes, like her hearty vegetarian bolognese and sausage ragu, to name a few — and we're guessing those will remain favorites throughout winter.

So, it's a new year, but we're not judging if you're making these dishes all over again this month and beyond. (Because we're right there with ya!)

1. Gail Simmons' Glazed Lemon Dream Cookies

Lemon Dream
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The shortbread-like cookies practically melt in your mouth — hence being called a *dream.*

Watch Gail make them with Rach and Rach's sister Maria in the video above!

GET THE RECIPE: Gail Simmons' Glazed Lemon Dream Cookies

2. Antipasto Tree with Garlic Knots

Antipasto Tree with Garlic Knots
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Cured meats, cheeses, pickled peppers and olives come together in this crafty spin on a standard antipasto platter by Senior Culinary Producer Jeanette Donnarumma that can easily be tailored to fit any occasion. 

GET THE RECIPE: Antipasto Tree with Garlic Knots

3. Rachael's Pasta with Sausage Ragu

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Using both sweet and hot sausage means extra flavor in this simple, classic pasta sauce that comes together quickly. 

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Pasta with Sausage Ragu

4. Rachael's Mushroom-Eggplant "Bolognese"

Mushroom-Eggplant “Bolognese”
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Calling all veggie lovers — Rach's fake-out "bolognese" with two kinds of mushrooms and meaty walnuts is for you!

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Mushroom-Eggplant "Bolognese"

5. Rachael's White Bolognese Lasagna

White Bolognese Lasagna
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A creamy white sauce forms the base for Rach's rich, hearty lasagna that's spiked by fragrant herbs and spices.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's White Bolognese Lasagna

6. Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread
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These sticky-sweet, pull-apart bread rolls from the hosts of YouTube’s "Baking With Josh and Ange" use store-bought dough, so can you really go wrong?

GET THE RECIPE: Monkey Bread

7. Rachael's Crispy Potatoes with Toppings Bar

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DIY potatoes with all the fixins? You don't have to ask us (or you!) twice.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Crispy Potatoes with Toppings Bar

8. Emeril's Make-Ahead Breakfast Bake

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Sure, Emeril calls this his Christmas Morning Breakfast Bake — but we'll take Canadian bacon, gruyere cheese and spinach bread pudding any day.

GET THE RECIPE: Emeril's Make-Ahead Breakfast Bake

9. Rachael's Turkey & Stuffing Meatballs

Turkey & Stuffing Christmas Meatballs
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These look festive, but serve them at any dinner party with some wine and we can bet you'll have none left.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Turkey & Stuffing Meatballs

10. Chicken Parmesan Casserole

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Precooked frozen breaded chicken cutlets and jarred sauce make this recipe from QVC host David Venable doable just about any night of the week.

GET THE RECIPE: Chicken Parmesan Casserole

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