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Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 12:00 am

What, you? Worry? Nah. The big meal is a piece of cake by employing a few time- and sanity-saving tricks

You can have a memorable Thanksgiving meal with delicious food, a beautiful table and appreciative guests, but with a fraction of the usual work. If you pare your to-do list to emphasize the season’
Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:00 am

Food allergies and dietary restrictions do not mean that everyone cannot enjoy the beloved holiday classics. Try these takes of some old favorites.

 You’re hosting a holiday feast and anticipate preparing a mouthwatering spread.But along with your special bread stuffing and your fabulous apple pie, you’re concerned with making appropriat
Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 12:00 am

Give the party cheese the platform it truly deserves –  a homemade cracker. They’re easy to make, taste great and there’s no frustrating packaging to open

If you still reach for a box of buttery-tasting crackers for the party cheese to rest on, you can find more appealing alternatives. Thanks to the cracker revival, you’re in for exciting new tast
Health & Fitness
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 12:00 am

All you really need to win the battle of the bulge is to eat simply and get moving

A peek inside the typical kitchen cupboard will give you a short history of American weight-loss fads. Every promise for a skinnier life, from fat-free to high-protein to reduced-carbohydrate foods, i
Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 12:00 am

Slow cooking is perfect for the annual holiday pot roast, but this year turn it up a notch

The assortment of counter-clogging cookware you need to braise, bake or warm a holiday menu can be replaced by this year’s one must-have appliance: the slow cooker. This trusty tool, which cooks
Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 12:00 am

This year’s tantalizing flavors aren’t exclusive to the dishes you’re preparing, but are shared by the accompanying cocktails.

A hint of peppercorns; the sweet-tart tang of a Meyer lemon. That’s right. The before-dinner drinks are headed to the dining room table. Pairing food with mixed drinks is this season’s hol

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