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15 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge

15 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge

We rounded up the best chocolate chip cookie recipes around for your baking pleasure—no matter what...

The Best Cameras, Tools & Accessories for a Budding Food Photographer

The Best Cameras, Tools & Accessories for a Budding Food Photographer

Looking to make a career out of photographing food? The New York Times food photographer Andrew Scrivani...

Universal Eats: An Exploration of Foods That Transcend Cultures
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Universal Eats: An Exploration of Foods That Transcend Cultures

by An exploration of foods that transcend cultures and borders around the world. | An exploration of foods that transcend cultures and borders around the world.

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Time to Drool Over Oprah's Favorite Things on Amazon for 2019
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Time to Drool Over Oprah's Favorite Things on Amazon for 2019

by Kristin Cassidy and Jen Wheeler | Oprah's favorite things on Amazon for 2019 all make great gifts, but since we don't have Oprah's budget...

Star Gifts for Fans of 'The Great British Baking Show'
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Star Gifts for Fans of 'The Great British Baking Show'

by Jen Wheeler | If you know a fan of The Great British Baking Show (aka, GBBS, GBBO, or The Great British Bake Off...

Meaty Gifts for Hardcore Carnivores
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Meaty Gifts for Hardcore Carnivores

by Jen Wheeler | If you know a real meathead—by which we mean a diehard carnivore—then we suggest a gift they can really...

Soothing Holiday Stress Relief Gifts
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Soothing Holiday Stress Relief Gifts

by Amy Sowder | The holidays are notoriously stressful, but there are ways to help yourself (or someone you love...

The Best Gift for Wine-Lovers
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The Best Gift for Wine-Lovers

by David Watsky | Booze may be a safe gifting bet for many people but it can also be a little boring, predictable, uninspired...

Sweet Gifts for Chocolate Connoisseurs
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Sweet Gifts for Chocolate Connoisseurs

by Jen Wheeler | Love someone who loves chocolate? They're probably the easiest person on your list to shop for. Just...

Best Gifts for Acquaintances
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Best Gifts for Acquaintances

by Megan Meadows | Buying gifts for friends and family is hard enough when you know them inside and out, but what about...

Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Cook
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Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Cook

by Emily Murawski | Eco-friendly gifts are perfect for that environmentally conscious, food-loving friend or relative...

Best Gifts for People Who Love Food & Are Health Nuts
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Best Gifts for People Who Love Food & Are Health Nuts

by Amy Sowder | They won't shut up about kale, flax seeds, matcha, juicing, protein powders, superfoods, low-carb...

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Tips, Tricks & Tools to Make Holiday Travel Less Hellacious

by Simone Paget | Anyone who’s ever experienced holiday travel knows how stressful it can be. Maybe stressful isn’t...

Show the Love (and Impress Everyone) With Homemade Food Gifts
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Show the Love (and Impress Everyone) With Homemade Food Gifts

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

Go Beyond Boring Cheese Boards This Holiday Season with These Festive Ideas
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Go Beyond Boring Cheese Boards This Holiday Season with These Festive Ideas

by Henna Bakshi | We’re all social butterflies during the holiday season. You get to wear some killer looks and indulge...

Christmas Dinners You Can Make in Your Crock-Pot 01:06
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Christmas Dinners You Can Make in Your Crock-Pot

by Rachel Johnson | Feeling the Christmas crunch? Does Santa have you running around town for the perfect gift? Too many...

An Easy Roasted Carrot Side That Will Steal the Spotlight at Your Holiday Table
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An Easy Roasted Carrot Side That Will Steal the Spotlight at Your Holiday Table

by Hana Asbrink | Welcome to Chow with Me, where Chowhound’s executive editor Hana Asbrink shares all of the irresistible...

17 Ways to Serve Sweet Potatoes at Your Holiday Feast 02:42
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17 Ways to Serve Sweet Potatoes at Your Holiday Feast

by Emily Payne | Sweet potatoes may be synonymous with Thanksgiving, but they're still in season all winter long—and...

If You're Not Eating Bavarian Nuts, You’re Not Celebrating Christmas 01:15
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If You're Not Eating Bavarian Nuts, You’re Not Celebrating Christmas

by Greg Stegeman | Anyone who enjoys a solid Christkindlmart usually makes a beeline for the bratwurst, warm apple strudel...

13 Peppermint Products to Get You In The Holiday Spirit
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13 Peppermint Products to Get You In The Holiday Spirit

by Julie Vadnal | Nothing against candy canes, but there are so many other delicious goodies that will make you feel...

The Secrets to Fruitcake That Actually Tastes Good
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The Secrets to Fruitcake That Actually Tastes Good

by Chowhound Editors | Fruitcakes have become a holiday horror and a stale yuletide punchline, but they can actually be delicious...

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These Mexican Wedding Cookies Could Pass for Snowballs

by Anna Gass | When holiday preparations begin, I genuinely enjoy the annual tradition of dusting off my old recipe...

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Christmas Cookie HQ: The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Cookie Baking

by Jen Wheeler | Holiday baking season means lots of cookies, and we have plenty of great Christmas cookie recipes...

15 Must-Make Christmas Cookies
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15 Must-Make Christmas Cookies

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | Christmas cookies are always a welcome addition to any holiday party, but the same old sugar cookies...

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...

These Christmas Cookie Cutters Are Festive AF 02:20
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These Christmas Cookie Cutters Are Festive AF

by Jen Wheeler | Christmas cookies come in all shapes, sizes, flavors, and guises, but cut-out sugar cookies are some...

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...

7 Steps to Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Every Time
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7 Steps to Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Every Time

by Posie Harwood | If you love a good chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe, listen up: Here are several tips to ensure...

A Chocolate Snacking Cake with a Secret Ingredient
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A Chocolate Snacking Cake with a Secret Ingredient

by Jessie Sheehan | If you dig simple, moist chocolate cakes with only a handful of ingredients and an unadulterated...

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...

Holiday Entertaining Tips

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The Essential Wine Glasses for Holiday Entertaining

by Amy Sowder | When it comes to wine, the vessel matters. Consider your glassware when planning your Thanksgiving...

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...

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9 Grocery Store Wines Worth Entertaining With

by Pamela Vachon | It's a given that you'll be grocery shopping this holiday season. These are the best grocery store...

Channel Your Inner Elf and Make Homemade Candy Canes
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Channel Your Inner Elf and Make Homemade Candy Canes

by Jody Eddy | You probably associate candy canes exclusively with cellophane wrapping, but homemade candy canes...

Hot Chocolate Hacks: How to Make Haute Cocoa
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Hot Chocolate Hacks: How to Make Haute Cocoa

by Amy Schulman | Sure, the weather outside may be frightful, but if there’s one thing that’ll keep you chugging along...

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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...

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The Best Gifts to Bring to Your Holiday Host or Hostess' Home

by Amy Sowder | You've scored an invitation to a holiday party. So what's the etiquette as a guest? Besides arriving...

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Themed Holiday Party Ideas That Haven't Been Done to Death

by Jordana Cohen | You stand at the snack table, pouring yourself another glass of eggnog. As you sip and survey the...

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13 Ways to Survive and Thrive as a Guest: A Guide to Holiday Party Etiquette

by Vanessa Simmons | Walking into a room full of festively dressed total strangers who will all stare at you and judge...