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11 Sparkling Wine Cocktails for the Holidays

Sparkling wine is synonymous with celebration, so it’s no surprise that sparkling cocktails can pull your holiday event together with a simple pour, stir, and twist. Whether you’re hosting a

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We Can Find The Perfect Christmas Recipe To Match Your Baking Style

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10 Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes for the Holidays

Christmas cookies, holiday cookies, winter treats—whatever you want to call them, they used to be the perfect gift. Everyone loved getting a little tin of homemade cookies. Coworkers, friends, neighbors,

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: The Best Global Food Gifts

Any chef from amateur to the highly-trained has dreamt of dropping everything for a round-the-world trip soaking in all the rich, culinary culture and discovering unique eateries along the way.

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How to Incorporate Candy Bars Into Christmas Desserts

What, you thought Halloween was the only holiday that has you raid the candy aisle? Please. The Christmas season is the grand finale, your “last chance” to really indulge in

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Kitchen Tools That Eliminate an Annoying Step

As avid food explorers, it’s not as if we don’t enjoy our time in the kitchen. But what if there’s a way to minimize some of the prep, or totally

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: 10 Gifts That Make A Cook’s Life Easier

Holiday gift buying for home cooks is not a simple task. There are presents that seem like a good idea at the time, but are a total hassle in reality

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What’s the Difference Between Challah and Babka?

Although they’re both delicious yeast-based breads, challah and babka have very different textures and babka often contains the addition of raisins, nuts, or chocolate which add another level of sweetness.

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What Your Favorite Christmas Cookie Says About You

It’s finally time for holiday baking, but there are so many choices! If you’re stuck trying to figure out which holiday cookie recipe to try out, fear not. Check out

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How to Make Easy and Impressive Holiday Truffles

Sweets of all sorts abound during the holidays, from Christmas cookies to Hanukkah gelt, but chocolate truffles hit the elusive trifecta of easy, impressive, and delicious.

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This Old School Chocolate Factory Will Make Your Holiday Dreams Come True

The holidays are the ultimate time for indulgence. And for most of us that means chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate. While most of us gobble down the candy within minutes

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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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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Gourmet Stocking Stuffers Under $5

Let’s face it, stocking stuffers often end up being an afterthought, a hastily tossed together hodgepodge of ho-hum food stuffs and equally undesirable trinkets that are destined to end up

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: The Chicest Bar Cart Gifts to Give and Receive This Season

The bar cart has practically become the new throw pillow for any apartment living room or loft space. But it’s around the holidays when a bar cart really stands out—a

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Cakies Are the Hybrid Dessert You Need This Holiday Season

Cookies are great dessert options. So are cakes. But what if they combined their forces to create the ultimate synergistic sweet? Enter Cakies. The name really says it all. Part cookie,

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11 Easy Holiday Starters to Impress Your Friends

Entertaining is not easy, and entertaining on a weeknight is even harder. Racing out of work to get to the grocery store and then hurry home to pick up the

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Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift

Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to make. I mean, really, who can say no to

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How to Make Edible Wreaths for Christmas

Instead of putting your annual Christmas wreath on the front door, why not try relocating it to the most important spot in the house? Of course, I’m referring to the

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What Is a Clarified Cocktail?

Have you encountered a clarified cocktail yet? As of a couple days ago, I had not. But the folks at Chowhound were interested in breaking down the libation for its

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2018: Best Food-Based Gifts for the Beauty-Obsessed

I grew up in a home where my mom would slice tomatoes and cucumbers for a salad, but she’d always save a few for us to smear on our faces.

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You’ll Never Guess How Peppermint Became So Popular

When you think of Christmas, a few flavors probably come to mind—like gingerbread, cocoa, and eggnog. But one flavor stands out above the rest: peppermint. From Frango Mint Chocolates (first

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