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The Worst Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving traditions vary by region and by family, but some of the most iconic components of the meal inspire equal amounts of adoration and abnegation. Even the turkey is contentious

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When Did Thanksgiving Turn Into a Potluck?

Say I’ve invited you over for Thanksgiving and you’re wondering whether you should bring your semi-famous wilted Brussels sprouts salad with duck prosciutto, or your new favorite pumpkin-ginger soup with

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Friday Food Finds: Cinnamon Coke, Alcoholic Candy, Twinkies Cereal, and More!

Insert crying emoji with tears because this week’s Friday Food Finds was our last for 2019! Whomp, whomp. We’ve spent the last year taste-tasting the best of the best and the

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How to Spend a Perfect Long Weekend in Chicago This Christmas

New York City may get most of the attention as America’s idyllic Christmas destination, but it’s Chicago that is truly the winter wonderland of your dreams. Among the bustling food scene,

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Friday Food Finds: Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Lay’s, Apple Cinnamon Cheese, Healthy Peach Rings, and More!

Can you believe that we only have one more Chub Chub Chowdown segment left in 2019 on the Taylor Strecker Show? This year has flown by faster than the first

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New, Modern Twists on the Most-Searched Classic Thanksgiving Dishes

If you’re anything like us, Thanksgiving is your day. The chance to stuff yourself with juicy, perfectly cooked turkey, creamy potatoes, pies, and all the other carbs without judgment? Sign

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Chowhound & CNET Thanksgiving Cookware Giveaway

The Olympics of cooking are mere weeks away, and we’re giving away an incredible Zwilling cookware set, Instant Pot Duo, and more to one lucky reader. Sign up to our Thanksgiving giveaway

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The ‘PieCaken’ Is the Ultimate Thanksgiving Dessert

Brainchild of pastry pundit Zac Young, the PieCaken is the turducken of sweets, and solves the problem of trying to decide between pecan pie and pumpkin pie (and a couple

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13 Breakfast Recipes Starring Apples

Apple season is still hanging on and there’s no better way to enjoy it than finding ways to incorporate apples into your first meal of the day: breakfast. If an

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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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Chrissy Teigen’s New Food Site Is As Fun & Sassy As She Is

If you’re hungry for more of Chrissy Teigen’s particular brand of food-centric sass (and who isn’t?) then today is a good day.  Teigen launched her new website Cravings as a

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Here’s Everything You Need from Trader Joe’s This Turkey Day

We rounded up the best Trader Joe’s Thanksgiving staples to complement your homemade turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. Trader Joe’s is one of those places I can easily rationalize

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A Case for Canned Cranberry Sauce: Defending Thanksgiving’s Most Controversial Side Dish

Canned cranberry sauce can be quite a point of contention! Some people love it passionately, complaining to their Thanksgiving dinner host if it’s missing from the table. Others hate it

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Chow Chow Is the Blissful Marriage of Pickles & Coleslaw We’ve Been Waiting For

No, not the dog. Chow chow is a condiment so good a North Carolina city named their food festival after it. It’s also the perfect way to use up the

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What Is Za’atar and How Do I Use It?

It’s possible you’ve seen earthy za’atar seasoning piled up in soaring mountains in an Israeli shouk or tucked away in packets in your local spice shop. But if not, you

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21 ALDI Finds That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Welcome back to another episode of ALDI Finds. For this batch of monthly deals, the beloved supermarket chain is channeling the holiday season, and how can we say no to

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All of Olive Garden’s Soups, Ranked

It may not be up for any James Beard awards or Michelin stars, but the Olive Garden holds a special place in the greater cultural-culinary landscape thanks to a certain Americana

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N.Y.C.’s Michelin-Starred Restaurants Are Announced for 2020 (& the Results May Surprise You)

The 2020 Michelin results are out in the city that (arguably) spends more time and energy both eating and arguing about food and restaurants. While Japan may boast three of the

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The Ingredients These Top Chefs Hated…Until They Didn’t

Think you’re a picky eater? Don’t worry, even the best chefs in the world have foods they didn’t always love to eat or cook with. Find out the ingredients these top chefs hated…until

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Why You Should Be Using Bug Salt With Your Mezcal

It may seem that kosher salt or sugar are the best types of rims for the beloved margarita, but they’re not the most authentic. In Mexico, sippers use bug salt

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Friday Food Finds: Toasted Coconut Cheerios, Apple Cinnamon Hard Seltzer, Spicy Ben & Jerry’s, and More!

Today’s Chub Chub Chowdown segment on the Taylor Strecker Show was a gigantic success and not just because I didn’t manage to spill anything on myself (like I usually do).

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