No season beckons bakers to the kitchen more than the holidays. From Bûche de Noël and Braided Challah Loaf to Panettone and Panne Forte, the holiday issue of Bake from Scratch is filled with 89 brand new recipes to make your season deliciously festive. Bake your way through our “12 Bakes of Christmas,” a dozen beautiful recipes inspired by the classic Christmas carol. Master pastry chef and chocolatier, Jacque Torres, shares what to look for when buying chocolate, along with the best kinds for baking. See how award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and chef Julie Tanous (of the food blog Julie & Jesse) bake up the holidays in style. You won’t be able to resist the exclusive menu of Julie and Jesse’s favorite holiday sweets, which features their personal childhood favorites as well as innovative recipes they’ve created together. It’s just not the holidays without cookies—and this issue will keep your cookie jar packed! Be sure to sample a few recipes from baking icon Dorie Greenspan’s new book, Dorie’s Cookies. This issue leaves no bow untied and no stocking unstuffed, so put on your apron, pull out the flour, and indulge in the holiday issue of Bake from Scratch.