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How to Care for Enameled Cast Iron So It Lasts a Lifetime
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How to Care for Enameled Cast Iron So It Lasts a Lifetime

by Kelly Magyarics | You’ve sprung for a gorgeous piece of enameled cast iron cookware; protect your investment by cleaning...

8 Easy Ways to Make Boxed Mac & Cheese Taste Like You Made It from Scratch
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8 Easy Ways to Make Boxed Mac & Cheese Taste Like You Made It from Scratch

by Pamela Vachon | This is a safe space where a person may freely admit that they still have room in their hearts and...

The Ultimate Guide to Avocado 01:33
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The Ultimate Guide to Avocado

by Jen Wheeler | A lot of food holidays are silly, sure, but National Avocado Day on July 31 is one that makes perfect...

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How to Cook Christmas Dinner on a Budget 02:47
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How to Cook Christmas Dinner on a Budget

by Amy Sowder | Want to make Christmas dinner but don't have a lot of money to spend? That's okay; just because you...

How to Cook a Cuban Christmas Feast 02:54
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How to Cook a Cuban Christmas Feast

by Chowhound Editors | Of all the global Christmas food traditions...

How to Slice a Holiday Ham
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How to Slice a Holiday Ham

by Kelsey Butler | Even though turkey shows up twice on some holiday tables (once at Thanksgiving and again at Christmas...

How to Make Original Food Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love
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How to Make Original Food Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love

by Jordana Cohen | Food gifts are great, but homemade food gifts are even better—they're extra special for the recipient...

Become a Christmas Cookie Professional with These Easy Tips 02:20
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Become a Christmas Cookie Professional with These Easy Tips

by Danielle Valente | Santa baby, if you hurry down the chimney, chances are you’re going to be here a while munching on...

An Instant Pot Christmas Dinner Is Your Gift to Yourself
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An Instant Pot Christmas Dinner Is Your Gift to Yourself

by Jen Wheeler | More often than not, the holiday season is a whirlwind of tasks, from finding the perfect gift to...

6 Tips for a Killer Plant-Based Holiday Menu
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6 Tips for a Killer Plant-Based Holiday Menu

by Amy Schulman | These days, it’s inevitable that everyone’s trying a different diet or cutting out specific products...

12 French Toast Ideas for Your Christmas Morning Breakfast
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12 French Toast Ideas for Your Christmas Morning Breakfast

by Dan Koday | The countdown to Christmas is on, and whether you’re hosting a formal holiday brunch or just doing...

How to Make a Memorable Christmas Morning Breakfast
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How to Make a Memorable Christmas Morning Breakfast

by Chowhound Editors | Christmas breakfast should be special, but that doesn't mean it has to be difficult. We gathered our...

Holiday Desserts

Swap Basic for Baller with These Pistachio & Raspberry Cookies
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Swap Basic for Baller with These Pistachio & Raspberry Cookies

by Amy Schulman | Terribly tired by the holiday cookies you’ve been making year after year after year? Well, dust off...

Christmas Cheesecake: The Most Wonderful Dessert of the Year
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Christmas Cheesecake: The Most Wonderful Dessert of the Year

by Jen Wheeler | At Christmas time, there are cookies galore, but true dessert lovers still crave something more substantial...

Try This Secret Ingredient for Flawless Rice Krispie Treats Every Time
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Try This Secret Ingredient for Flawless Rice Krispie Treats Every Time

by Jessie Sheehan | If you want to know how to make Rice Krispie treats even better, there's an easy answer, and it's...

9 Unique Ingredients to Add to Your Holiday Cookies
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9 Unique Ingredients to Add to Your Holiday Cookies

by Kelsey Butler | Whether you want a reprieve from your go-to chocolate chip cookies, or just want something different...

10 Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes for the Holidays
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10 Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes for the Holidays

by Vanessa Simmons | Christmas cookies, holiday cookies, winter treats—whatever you want to call them, they used to be...

Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift 00:22
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Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift

by Mijon Zulu | Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to...

13 Perfect Christmas Desserts That Aren't Cookies
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13 Perfect Christmas Desserts That Aren't Cookies

by Jen Wheeler | Christmas cookies are one of the reasons to love the season, but holiday desserts do not stop at the...

Christmas Candy Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less
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Christmas Candy Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less

by Rachel Johnson | The weeks leading up to the Christmas holiday are filled with plenty of parties and get-togethers...

15 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge
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15 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | Since August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, we rounded up the very best chocolate chip cookie...

Holiday Entertaining

12 Easy Holiday Starters to Impress Your Friends 01:17
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12 Easy Holiday Starters to Impress Your Friends

by Vanessa Simmons | Entertaining is not easy, and entertaining on a weeknight is even harder. Racing out of work to get...

13 Tips to Build the Cheese Board of Your Dreams, According to a Cheese Connoisseur
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13 Tips to Build the Cheese Board of Your Dreams, According to a Cheese Connoisseur

by Amy Schulman | If you’ve been scrolling through Instagram lately, you’re bound to have come across a soaring cheese...

How to Chill a Bottle of Wine in 20 Minutes Flat
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How to Chill a Bottle of Wine in 20 Minutes Flat

by David Watsky | If you’re wondering about the fastest way to chill a bottle of white wine, try this handy foolproof...

Decorate Your Dining Table with Wreaths You Can Eat
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Decorate Your Dining Table with Wreaths You Can Eat

by Danielle Valente | Instead of putting your annual Christmas wreath on the front door, why not try relocating it to the...

Easy Holiday Food Hacks to Impress Your Guests 02:42
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Easy Holiday Food Hacks to Impress Your Guests

by Amy Sowder and Jen Wheeler | Comforting, traditional holiday food is nice and all, but when you have guests during the holidays...

Homemade Digestifs Are Impressive & Delicious 03:42
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Homemade Digestifs Are Impressive & Delicious

by Chowhound Editors | During the winter, you could use another kind of medicinal vitamin D: a digestif. Bright and sometimes...

Celebration-Worthy Dishes & Linens for a Festive Table
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Celebration-Worthy Dishes & Linens for a Festive Table

by Amy Sowder and Jen Wheeler | We've curated some of our favorite fine dishes and table linens—from classic and elegant to modern...

The 11 Best Flower Delivery Services to Use This Holiday Season
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The 11 Best Flower Delivery Services to Use This Holiday Season

by Camryn Rabideau | Beautiful, vibrant flower arrangements can help make any holiday that much more special. Whether you...

How to Pull Off a Perfect Holiday Brunch Potluck 00:30
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How to Pull Off a Perfect Holiday Brunch Potluck

by Amy Sowder | There are lots of festive ways to pull off a holiday party, but a brunch can be especially nice since...

Cold Weather Favorites

This Slow Cooker Bacon, Potato & Lentil Soup Is FODMAP-Approved
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This Slow Cooker Bacon, Potato & Lentil Soup Is FODMAP-Approved

by Amy Schulman | Going on a low-FODMAP diet certainly isn’t the most glamorous thing, but the regimen has demonstrated...

Chefs Share Their Favorite Cold Weather Comfort Foods
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Chefs Share Their Favorite Cold Weather Comfort Foods

by Caroline Choe | We asked chefs to share their favorite comfort foods for keeping warm and cozy; their answers will...

9 Short Rib Recipes to Feast on All Fall & Winter
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9 Short Rib Recipes to Feast on All Fall & Winter

by David Klein | Any way you cut it, short ribs satisfy with a juicy layer of fat that adds gobs of delicious beefy...

Try These Secret Ingredients for Award-Winning Chili 01:25
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Try These Secret Ingredients for Award-Winning Chili

by Jen Wheeler | What are the best secret ingredients for chili? Depends on who you ask, but there's a whole world...

17 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Cozy
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17 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Cozy

by Dan McKay | Winter can be a depressing time for some, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter...

Add This Easy Pantry Pasta Into Your Rolodex of Quarantine Dinners
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Add This Easy Pantry Pasta Into Your Rolodex of Quarantine Dinners

by Amy Schulman | A bowl of pasta is what we often reach for when the fridge is empty. At least one box of dried pasta...

Spaghetti Carbonara Is the Weeknight Pasta You'll Make On Repeat
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Spaghetti Carbonara Is the Weeknight Pasta You'll Make On Repeat

by Anna Gass | This recipe for spaghetti carbonara is basically breakfast for dinner and comes together in under...

15 Pasta Recipes to Warm You Up in Any Weather 01:04
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15 Pasta Recipes to Warm You Up in Any Weather

by Miki Kawasaki and Pamela Vachon | There are few foods that can adapt and change with the seasons quite like pasta. It opens its embrace...

This Bucatini with Bacon Cream Sauce Is Sure to Impress Weeknight Pasta Fans
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This Bucatini with Bacon Cream Sauce Is Sure to Impress Weeknight Pasta Fans

by Alexis deBoschnek | Creamy, savory, and full of umami—thanks to lots of Parmigiano-Reggiano, bacon, and garlic—this simple...