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How Professional Chefs Throw the Ultimate Thanksgiving

Nobody knows how to throw an epic Thanksgiving better than culinary pros and chefs. Which is exactly why we asked them for all of their hosting secrets and Thanksgiving planning

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Easy Ways to Make Your Space Cozier for Hosting Thanksgiving

So, you’ve agreed to host Thanksgiving (or maybe it’s Friendsgiving)! It should be both an honor and a pleasure, but it’s normal to be at least a little nervous, even

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Turkey with the Stars: Assign Thanksgiving Dishes with Help from the Zodiac

Don’t feel like making the entire Thanksgiving dinner this year? Make it a potluck—and assign guests dishes based on the most scientific metric possible: their zodiac sign, of course.

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Tips & Tricks for Deep Frying Turkey

What sort of oil to use, and what to do with it when you're done.

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The Ultimate Friendsgiving Timeline

It’s the night before Friendsgiving and you’re simultaneously cleaning, trying to roll out from-scratch pie dough, and suddenly realizing that you’re out of oregano. Even for planners, nailing the timing

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Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes Make Things Way Less Stressful

To make the holiday as stress-free as possible, here’s a guide to Thanksgiving recipes that can be made ahead and frozen until the big day. Cooking Thanksgiving (or Friendsgiving) dinner

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9 Rules for Planning a Perfect Friendsgiving

This year, you can’t go home to your family for Thanksgiving, and neither can some of your friends. Which is why you agreed to host a Friendsgiving dinner for your

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Alternative Thanksgiving Potluck Ideas: 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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Reduce Paper Waste in the Kitchen with These Eco-Friendly Products

Paper towels, paper napkins, paper coffee filters—we throw away a lot of paper when we go about our daily routines in the kitchen. This can really add up; in 2006,

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10 Friendsgiving Lessons Learned from ‘Friends’ Thanksgiving Episodes

This year, “Friends” turned 25 (don’t even think about how old that makes you), and Friendsgiving has become a widely celebrated occasion in its own right. Here are some lessons

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The Ultimate Guide to Mushrooms

A visual guide to all your favorite fungi.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Peruvian Cooking

Peruvian cuisine is all the rage throughout the world and for good reason. This culinary jewel of South America with its abundant raw ingredients, dizzying variety of elevations, and clever

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A Breakdown of Apples You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

You know Granny Smiths and Galas, maybe even Winesaps, but there are other types of heirloom apples you might not have heard of before. Here are just a handful of

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10 Insider Tips for a Barcelona First-Timer

Near-perfect weather year-round, friendly locals with seemingly no worries, iconic food and culture—it’s a no-brainer why Barcelona had been a bucket-list destination for years, but I was overwhelmed by the

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How to Make the Best Mole Casero

Learn how to make authentic Mexican mole casero in this Chow-To episode. Senior video producer Guillermo Riveros visited Casa Pública in Brooklyn, where executive chef Bob Truitt and chef de

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What to Eat on Day of the Dead (Besides Sugar Skulls)

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday honoring deceased friends and family members. It’s about so much more than sugar skulls, though those certainly

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Why Lamb Neck Should Be Your Next Obsession

Lamb neck deserves more love—here’s why (and how to cook it). Isaac Toups knew that it wasn’t going to be business as usual for his first solo effort. The New

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The Ultimate Guide to Fennel, From Fronds to Seeds

Fennel is a vegetable you may not be familiar with, but there’s a lot to love about the bulbous root veggie, from its anise flavor to its health benefits. And

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A Bite-Sized Stop in Victoria, BC

Planning a stop in Victoria, BC? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Located on a large island off the southern west coast of

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How to Spend a Weekend in Westchester County

Headed to Westchester County? Here’s where to eat and drink and what to see and do. It’s officially fall! Well, let’s face it. Fall truly began for the tri-state area

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Heading to Disneyland? These Under-the-Radar Treats Are Must Eats

This is the Disneyland food you can’t miss, from classics (hello, turkey leg) to updated twists (spicy Dole Whip!). A visit to Disneyland is often rooted in the past, the

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