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Super Bowl Party Playbook

Tackling the game-day festivities.

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Adam Richman’s Tips for Hosting an Epic Football-Viewing Feast

TV personality, cook, and author Adam Richman has wolfed down a 7-pound burrito, violently spicy suicide wings, and a towering 12-patty cheeseburger on the hit Travel Channel show “Man v

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Herbs and Other Ingredients Perfect for Decorating Your Christmas Table

Christmas is the time of year rampant with too much spending and too much wasting. Let’s stop that, for our budget’s sake and the earth’s benefit. Anyone planning a big

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How to Cook Christmas Dinner for 6 on a $75 Budget

You’re on a tight budget. You don’t have to be a Scrooge about it and forgo a nice meal for your close family and maybe a friend or two. Cooking

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How to Host a Holiday Happy Hour at Home

Does this scenario sound familiar? The holidays have arrived and you consider yourself social, but going out on the town has lost its appeal or has become unfeasible. Maybe you

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Plan Your Hanukkah Decor and Tablescapes — Tastefully

Don’t overdo it. That’s the lesson to remember most when planning special dinners for any of the eight days of Hanukkah (or Hanukah/Chanukah; they’re all correct).

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How to Set Your Thanksgiving Table

Proper table setting is an art, but it doesn’t have to feel fussy. Here’s how to set your Thanksgiving table, if you want to. When you go to the trouble

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How to Throw an International Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with loved ones and eating—lots and lots of eating—but you can probably only stomach so much traditional holiday fare. If you’re hosting Friendsgiving this

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Fall Herbs and Spices That Double as Décor

You don’t need more stuff. We all have enough stuff. When your space is looking bland and you want to decorate your home or table, look around you. The best

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The Coolest Summer Cocktails to Make with Your Friends

Like the sound of summer day drinking? Yeah, so do we. Keep your day job though, and on the weekend, make one of these mad-cool mixed drinks with ice cube

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The Best Summer Vegetarian Menu of All Time

The ideal summer menu for fans of meatless meals (that are so amazing omnivores won’t notice no animals were harmed) doesn’t follow one type of cuisine. It’s a combination of

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Cooking and Entertaining with Cannabis: Here’s What You Need to Know

If you think marijuana’s only connection to food are memories of satisfying your munchies with drive-thru nachos or packaged foods, you’ll be surprised to find out that cannabis and cuisine

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Super Bowl Food for a Crowd

Tex-Mex-style game-day grub.

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St. Patrick’s Day Menu

On a day when drinking takes center stage, fortify with hearty dishes.

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Cuban Christmas Feast

From Miami chef Randy Zweiban.

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Crank Up the Rotisserie for Father’s Day

Even master grillers tend to leave the rotisserie parts that came with their grills to rust, but putting the motor and spit to use actually turns out to be easier

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How to Host a Vegan Dinner Party Meat Eaters Will Love

Throw a dinner party that just happens to have no animal products. You don’t even have to mention to your meat-eating friends that there will be no meat, dairy, eggs,

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This Jewish Holiday Requires Your Best-Dressed Table

Passover is like the Oscars of Jewish holidays. It’s the most distinguished, the one to prioritize if you’re not fully committed to them all. So the dinner table setup is

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Cocktails for Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Pick your favorite film out this year’s best-picture Oscar nominees. Now, make a drink that plays into that movie — inspiration can come from the movie’s setting, characters, plot, era,

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Guide: Host a Gingerbread House-Building Party

Build a house for the holidays. An edible house. But make it so ridiculously charming and sweet (literally as well as figuratively), that you won’t want to mess it up

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Your Guide to Entertaining with Cheese

You said you wouldn’t do it this time. You promised yourself the cooking will be done by the time your holiday guests arrive so you can relax and focus on

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