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A Guide to Sage, Our Favorite Fall Herb

Here’s everything you need to know about sage, our favorite fall herb. When it comes to the savory end of the warm and cozy fall flavor spectrum, sage is perhaps

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This European City Has Quietly Become a Foodie Paradise

“London is nice, but don’t sleep on Brussels.” Some words of advice from a communications professor before I departed for a 10-day spring break vacation in early 2009. At the

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Thanksgiving Budgeting (& Cooking) Tips from a Restaurant Pro

Cooking a big meal for a big group on Thanksgiving—or anytime–is an exercise in organization, planning, budgeting, and execution. From making sure you have the right ingredients, cookware, and enough

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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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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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Friendsgiving: The Ultimate Guide

Take a look back at the origins of Friendsgiving, and find out everything you need to know about pulling off the perfect Friendsgiving yourself. On that first Thanksgiving episode of

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How to Plan a Low-Waste, Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

Looking to have a more eco-friendly Thanksgiving dinner? Here are some tips, tricks, and strategies for a low-waste feast that go beyond just using up leftovers. I have so many

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Cook This Low Stress Thanksgiving Dinner Menu and Actually Have Time to Interact with Your Guests

Make your friends do all the work.

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Tips for the Perfect Pie Crust

Make it tender and flaky.

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Ultimate Guide to Stuffing

We tend not to think much about stuffing until Thanksgiving rolls around, but it has a history that predates the holiday, and it’s a lot more diverse than you might

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How to Make the Perfect Friendsgiving Music & TV Playlists

Food and wine are priorities No. 1 & 2, but don’t forget about the other pulse of the party; music and media. Check out our tips and tricks to create

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The Best Turkey to Buy for Thanksgiving and How Much You Need

You need to vet the bird’s background thoroughly, say hounds.

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Fridge Organizing Photos to Inspire You to Clean Your Own

A quick search on Instagram reveals that there are over 40,000 posts tagged #fridgegoals. Fridge inspiration or “fridgespo” is a thing and it might just be what you need to

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Fun Friendsgiving Games, Icebreakers, and Group Activities

One of the best things about hosting Friendsgiving is that it can be whatever you want it to be—but it should definitely be fun. Ideally, the convivial atmosphere will develop

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How to Make Thanksgiving for One (or Two)

Thanksgiving for one (or two) can be just as festive as any big to-do. The key is scaling back but still making it special. Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for

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15 Best Mobile Apps for Hosting Friendsgiving

Hosting Friendsgiving? Apps are important—but not just the food kind. Let technology help you too. These are the best phone apps for pulling off a perfect Friendsgiving—or a traditional Thanksgiving

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Which Grocery Delivery Service Is Best for You?

Like meal kits, grocery delivery service options have proliferated to the point where we’re spoiled for choices—so determining the best grocery delivery app or online service can be tricky, and

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13 Common Cooking Mistakes to Avoid This Thanksgiving

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful even for seasoned experts. It’s a complex task that takes planning both in and out of the kitchen: how many guests will you have,

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A Local’s Tips on Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in Paris

Planning a trip to Paris? Ooh la la! Here’s an insider’s guide on the best places to eat, drink, and stay in Paris, plus what you must see and do.

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Pecan Pie or Pumpkin Pie: Which One Wins Thanksgiving?

Pumpkin pie and pecan pie: Both worthy additions to a Thanksgiving dessert table. But which one wins the top spot? “Well, I definitely want to make a pecan pie,” my

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Cooking Novice? Thanksgiving for Beginners Guide

Easy recipes with maximum flavor.

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