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Edible Holiday Gifts That Are Vegan-Friendly

Giving edible gifts is a no-brainer, unless you’re gifting to a vegan. And then things get a tad more complicated. But we got you. Below, the best edible vegan gifts

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Win This Year’s Holiday Bakeoff with Help from Chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh

It’s never too early to get a head start on your holiday cookie planning. Gifting the most memorable morsel is truly the reason for the season, right? Well, not so much, but it

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Holiday Survival Guide: 14 Do’s and Don’ts for Boss Gift-Giving

During the holidays, one of the hardest gifts on your list is always your boss. To get a gift? To not get a gift? Real talk—you feel like you’re going

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: The Domestic Dad’s Holiday Shopping Guide

I always like to give my Secret Santa some inspiration so as to not leave a potentially clueless gift-giver up to their own devices. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know, it’s

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Collectible Food Items for the Nostalgic

One problem with gift shopping for the amateur chef or food fanatic in your life is that they probably already have whatever you’re thinking of getting. My mother—one of the

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Christmas Celebrations Around the World

Ever wondered how Christmas is celebrated around the world? Take a look below and see how Christmas dinner is done in several other countries.

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Holiday Glassware Guide: The Essential Wine Glasses for Holiday Entertaining

When it comes to wine, the vessel matters. Consider your glassware when planning your Thanksgiving and winter holiday meals. If you have a set of Riedel stemware for each varietal—bravo. 

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

We are knee-deep in the season of total gluttony. You can hear the dips calling your name, the cider and wine and eggnog and cookies and PIE! The PIE! Everything

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

You stand at the snack table, pouring yourself another glass of eggnog. As you sip and survey the room, you mentally note that the mistletoe is hanging in the doorway

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Jewish Food

Jewish food tends to get a bad rap. When it comes to fine dining, it’s usually French or Italian food, not Jewish food, that you’re having in a restaurant or

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How to Host a Hot Pot Dinner Party

A few years ago, my parents brought home a pot-and-burner set they’d picked up at a specialty store. Now, whenever I go home for Thanksgiving or Christmas, our tiny kitchen

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Gift Guide for Sparkling Wine Connoisseurs

There’s something about that joyous froth, that pop-pop-pop in our mouths, that sparkle which makes us fall in love with Champagne and its bubbly cousins, again and again. It’s special,

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Best Gifts for Your Cheesy Friend

We all have that friend—the turophile who raves about the nutty, creamy nuances of the latest Manchego or Bucheron.  Maybe it’s you. Or it could be your work-wife. Your boss.

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Gifts for Peanut Butter Lovers

Given that Americans consume roughly one billion pounds of peanut butter per year, odds are high that there’s a peanut butter lover on your holiday shopping list. While most of

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Gift Guide: Charming Etsy Food Gifts

We can’t resist beginning our holiday shopping already. We know, we know. What’s wrong with us holiday-over-commercialization pushers—can’t we wait until at least after Thanksgiving? Nope. Shopping for food people

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Lessons Learned from 10 Friendsgivings on TV’s ‘Friends’

Whether it’s the one when Monica dances around with a raw turkey on her head or that time when Rachel made her still-famous pea-jam trifle, nothing says Friendsgiving more than

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Alternative Friendsgiving Potlucks: Think Outside the Turkey

I’ll go on record and say that Thanksgiving is the most underrated late-season holiday. Sandwiched between the costumed, Bacchanalian antics of Halloween, and the sparkly, soundtracked magic of Christmas, a

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Be Sure to Stock Up on These Items to Avert Friendsgiving Disasters

When you’re hosting a party, you generally know to have enough food, but it’s surprisingly easy to overlook certain other necessities until it’s too late. Avert Thanksgiving disaster by making

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The Best Glassware Gifts to Bring Your Friendsgiving Host

Ask any roommate, family member or live in boyfriend I’ve  had – I suffer from a specific but very severe addiction and it’s only gotten worse over time. If I

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Friendsgiving: The Ultimate Guide

On that first Thanksgiving episode of “Friends,” which aired 24 freaking years ago (I know!), nobody—not Monica, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, nor Joey—ever utters the phrase Friendsgiving. It’s also easy

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