Loosen your belts and bring out the sweatpants — it's eating season! In many parts of the world, the next few months will be all about holiday gatherings, and these festive times bring out the serious eats. From pastries to candies and beyond, the culinary merriment will be plentiful.
To whet your appetite, we're serving up a plethora of tasty temptations from the Shutterstock library, all of which will get your audience drooling over your designs. Click through the slideshow for some curated selections, then check out the full "Festive Fare" Featured Lightbox for even more delicious inspiration.