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Thanksgiving for Beginners

New rule: No more fussy holiday meals. You cook a turkey (we show you how in a simple, photo-heavy recipe) and all the fixings. You time it just right (again, we'll show you how). And you enjoy it immensely (for that, you're on your own). We do, however, show you what to do with the leftovers. READ MORE

DIY Sticky Buns: 7 Essential Gooey Recipes

From the tradition of Danish and Swedish yeast cookery come American cinnamon rolls, a.k.a. sticky buns: big, sweet, sticky, optionally glazed and absolutely glorious. The basics remain the same: a simple yeast dough enriched with plenty of butter, coated with honey or sugar and even more butter before baking. In the oven, they develop sticky, sometimes caramelized edges. Make any one of these 7 recipes for a special weekend brunch or morning potluck! READ MORE

9 Semi-Homemade Dinners in 15 Minutes or Less

If you’re reading this, you love food. Maybe you’ve made bread from scratch, or smoked your own ribs, or brewed homemade beer. READ MORE

7 Tips For Making Better Kimchi at Home

DIY kimchi is one of the more accessible at home food projects out there: it doesn’t require much more than some basic ingredients, the lidded crock or container of your choosing, and time. Should be simple enough, right? READ MORE

11 Celeriac Recipes That Will Have You Going Back to Your Roots

Root vegetables don’t do sexy. In fact, you could say they’re the edible equivalent of an ugly sweater party. READ MORE

Everything is Better with Butter, As Proven by These 7 Recipes

If you thought everything tastes better with butter…then you were right. But these recipes for flavored butter take it to the next level. READ MORE

It’s Getting Chilly Out: 8 Styles of Chili Worth Knowing

If you ask the International Chili Society (and most Texans), a true chili is “any kind of meat or combination of meats, cooked with red/green chili peppers, various spices and other ingredients, with the exception of beans and pasta which are strictly forbidden.” READ MORE

11 Baking Pan Dinner Hacks for Dish Washing Haters

Some people read recipes and think, “that sounds delicious! I’ll make it tonight after work and the gym and before Netflix in bed!” I read a recipe and stop after the third item I will inevitably have to wash. I loathe washing dishes. READ MORE

11 Recipes That Put Leeks Front and Center

Leeks are easy to overlook. They tend to come off as little more than overgrown green onions or those things you only think to buy when making a stock. READ MORE

9 Mexican Sandwiches to Knock Your Huaraches Off

America is a great country for sandwiches, there’s no doubt about it. But sometimes I get the sense that our neighbors to the south have been quietly outdoing us at the sandwich game. READ MORE