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‘Tis The Season For Gingerbread Cookies

Tradition plays a big role during the holiday season. Food is at the center of many families’ traditions, which may include big family dinners and Sunday brunches together. Holiday baking sessions also hold a sacred spot in many households. Such sessions are a great opportunity for adults and children to have some fun in the […]
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Delight Holiday Dinners With Savory Fish Stew

Many families gather around the dinner table and enjoy seafood on Christmas Eve. Called the Feast of the Seven Fishes, this tradition traces its origins to Italy and was brought over to North America by Italian immigrants. For many Christians, Christmas Eve is a vigil or fasting day, and the inclusion of seafood reflects the […]
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Eggnog Is A Classic For Holiday Celebrations

No beverage is more associated with holiday cocktail parties than eggnog, which is a beloved beverage come the holiday season. While it’s perfectly acceptable to purchase store-bought eggnog in the dairy case and dress it up with a favorite spirit, most eggnog recipes only feature a handful of ingredients and are quite easy to make […]
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Prepare A Delicious Turkey For Your Thanksgiving Dinner Table

While there are no laws governing which dishes must appear on Thanksgiving dinner tables, for many the fourth Thursday of November simply would not be complete without turkey. Turkey can be cooked in various ways, but roasting might be the most popular method used by Thanksgiving celebrants. This recipe for “Herb-Roasted Turkey” from Yolanda Banks’ […]
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Savor The Holidays With A Special Roast

Roasts are customary during the holiday season because they often feed a crowd and look impressive on serving platters. Some people opt for a roast beef while others prefer to roast a turkey. However, chicken just as easily can be turned into a Christmas dinner since it is versatile and tasty. In addition, the cooking […]
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Whip Up A Meal For Quick Entertaining

Entertaining guests is a labor of love. Much effort goes into preparing a home for the arrival of friends and family, and that includes planning a menu that will accommodate as many people as possible. Hosts and hostesses who are looking to take some of the work off of their plates can explore recipes that […]
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Decorate A Festive Pie For Halloween Party Fun

Candy may be a mainstay of Halloween celebrations, but other desserts also can make festivities even more enjoyable — especially when those desserts coordinate with the Halloween theme. The word “chibi” means “short and chubby” in Japanese, but it also has expanded to refer to characters with especially cute, babylike features. The chibi style lends […]