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Making decisions is hard, but lucky you, we’re here to make it easier! Whether you’re planning on hosting friends for an impromptu dinner party, looking to impress coworkers with elegant (but shockingly easy-to-make) office treats, or searching for the ultimate slow-cooker recipes to satisfy your multitude of cravings, our galleries will provide the inspiration, tips and tricks, and guidance to support your everyday cooking, kitchen shopping, and entertaining endeavors.

2009 Presidential Inauguration Menu

Celebrate with food inspired by Barack Obama's favorites.

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Celebrate Festivus

The holiday for the rest of us.

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Drinks Around the World

Ring in the New Year 24 times over.

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Suckling Pig for the Holidays

Go big with Chef Jose Garces's festive menu.

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Dinner Parties on the (Ultra) Cheap

Three multicourse bashes for eight.

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Cuban Christmas Feast

From Miami chef Randy Zweiban.

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CHOW’s Traditional Thanksgiving Feast

Extra flavor without the holiday headaches.

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Charlie Palmer’s Classic Thanksgiving

The chef, restaurateur, and author created an update on the classic American holiday meal for CHOW.

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Bring Happy Hour Home

With this easy cocktail party menu.

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Back-to-School Bake Sale

Classic schoolyard treats.

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Easy-Bake Birthday Cakes

Ditch the mix. Homemade is tastier, more impressive, and just as simple.

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Play It Cool

A menu of no-cook recipes for the hottest days.

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Take It Outside

A casual summer menu.

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Perfect Potato Salad

Creative takes on this classic side dish just in time for picnic season.

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Wii Night!

One-handed, energy-charged bites for a marathon session.

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Mother’s Day Picnic

Make Mom proud

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Southern Seder

A Passover menu with Southern flair.

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Resurrecting Easter Brunch

Make it easy, unfussy, and delicious.

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Terrines Made Easy

Go beyond pâté with these simple recipes.

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Winter Cabin Fever

Easy, hearty meals for your next ski getaway.

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DIY TV Dinners

Don't leave your couch.

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