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5 Plant-Based Swaps for the Carbs You Crave

Trying to cut carbohydrates? There are plenty of great plant-based substitutes for your favorite carbs. And you know you have a fave. It’s a scientific fact that carbs are everyone’s

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Christmas Cookie HQ: The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Cookie Baking

Holiday baking season means lots of cookies, and we have plenty of great Christmas cookie recipes, tips, and tricks to share. Consider this guide your Christmas cookie HQ, where you’ll

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Easy Holiday Food Hacks to Impress Your Guests

Comforting, traditional holiday food is nice and all, but when you have guests during the holidays (especially if they’re your in-laws), you want to impress them with some dramatic dish.

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Decorating with Flowers for the Holidays

In the Venn diagram of people who geek out about hosting holidays, I think there are two circles: people who live to plan the food, and people who dream about

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9 Under-The-Radar Spirits to Up Your Winter Drinking Game

When temperatures take a nose-dive, it’s time to swap out the bright citrus and florals of summer spirits and their attendant cocktails for the cozy, comforting liquors of winter. With spicy cinnamon,

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How to Make Your Sugar Cookies Taste Better

Sugar cookies often look prettier than they taste. Now that’s not right. With cookie season well under way, follow our tips to ensure your sugar cookies are beautiful inside and

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7 Things You Can Do to Stay Healthy While Smashing the Holiday Buffet

Wondering how to eat healthy this holiday season? We’ve got some tips to help you out. We are knee-deep in the season of total gluttony. You can hear the apps

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

Food gifts are great, but homemade food gifts are even better—they’re extra special for the recipient, and more affordable (and satisfying, probably) for you. Christmas cookies are just the beginning;

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How to Make Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love a good chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe, listen up: Here are several tips to ensure chewy cookies every time. Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies, of course. But

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How to Decorate Christmas Cookies Like a Pro

Santa baby, if you hurry down the chimney, chances are you’re going to be here a while munching on cookies—and we certainly can’t blame you. The holidays are a perfect

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How to Make Holiday Cookies with a Spritz Cookie Press

Yes, I’m Jewish and grew up celebrating Hanukkah. But my family also has a few beloved Christmas traditions too, like roasting chestnuts and watching “It’s a Wonderful Life.” (There were

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How to Ship Christmas Cookies and Other Treats

Merry holiday wishes alone will not protect baked goods in their travels through the mail. They can lose their crunch, go stale, or just get tumbled around enough to crumble

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Homemade Cocktail Bitters Are Your New Best Friend

Give your home bar a backbone with homemade bitters.

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There’s a Blue for You: Blue Cheeses and How to Love Them

There are those of us who love the wonderful funk of blue cheese wholeheartedly, and then there are those who…don’t get it. “People are turned off by blue cheese,” speculates

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Bone Broth Primer: What Exactly Is It & How Do You Make It?

Bone broth has been having a moment…well, for a while now; we first wrote about it in 2015 when all the cool kids were sipping it from paper cups on

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11 Ingredients to Up Your Baking Game

Whether you’re baking chocolate chip cookies or a fancy three-layer cake with lemon curd and whipped cream frosting, the quality of ingredients can make a huge difference in the final

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

Walking into a room full of festively dressed total strangers who will all stare at you and judge you mercilessly is really intimidating for many people. ‘Tis the season of

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How to Eat, Drink, and Live Like a Queen in London

It’s our expectation as travelers to be treated like royalty when we’re shelling out time, cash, and effort to plan vacations, business trips, and weekend getaways, especially in Europe where

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Paint the Colors of the Rainbow with this Recipe for Italian Tricolor Cookies

When holiday preparations begin, I genuinely enjoy the annual tradition of dusting off my old recipe box filled with dishes we only eat this time of year. Like many cooks,

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Which KitchenAid Mixer Is Right for You?

With Black Friday 2019 deals in full swing, it may finally be the time to snag that stand mixer you’ve been dreaming of. But while low prices are a huge

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Thanksgiving Advice from Etiquette Experts

Thanksgiving advice doesn’t stop at how to cook turkey—we tapped etiquette experts for tips on gracefully navigating stickier social situations too. Every Thanksgiving we encounter the same pesky issues. We

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