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Wines for Thanksgiving

From tangy cranberry jelly, to gooey-sweet yams, to spicy stuffing and meaty turkey, the traditional Thanksgiving lineup surely qualifies as the most schizo menu of the year. Find out what a sommelier has to say about what wine you should pair with all those far-flung flavors.

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Thanksgiving Menu Stuffed With Healthy Choices

There’s more than just a bountiful feast to be thankful for at Thanksgiving. From the main course to dessert, the traditional Thanksgiving meal is stuffed with healthy food choices.

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Take Dad to the Backyard For Father’s Day

Take over the grill from Dad for Father’s Day. And to show your consideration for his health, grill fish. Marinated fish cooks quickly, tastes delicious and is a healthful alternative to red meat. Includes recipe for Grilled Halibut with Rosemary and Tomato-Basil Sauce.

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Top of the Mornin’ with Irish Scones

The Irish have the Blarney Stone and the gift of gab. They also have a genius for turning simple, unassuming ingredients into dishes glowing with comfort and flavor.

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An Irish Classic for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish chefs have gained the respect of world food connoisseurs, but they have not forgotten their roots. So although pub food has been joined by haute cuisine, homely traditional dishes still hold their place.

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Refreshing Food of the Gods

After weeks of holiday desserts, a simple dish of oranges suddenly seems like heaven – or at least the food of heaven. Ambrosia is an old-fashioned Southern fruit dessert or salad.

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Gift Idea: Cookie Mix In A Jar

It’s a gift from the heart: a made-from-scratch, meltingly delicious home-baked treat, that is. Now you can give the gift of baking to someone you love-complete with kitchen-filling aromas and fresh-from-the-oven goodness-thanks to a truly unique gift idea that doesn’t call for a high degree of culinary skill. Includes recipes for Chocolate Chunk and Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Chocolate Chip.

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Perfect Ending Ideas For Your Thanksgiving Feast

It may seem heresy to suggest an alternative ending to the traditional Thanksgiving meal. But for those looking for a bit more culinary adventure, health-conscious cooks have developed a welcome variety of delicious alternatives to the revered pumpkin pie.

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Traditional Vegetable Dishes Add to a Healthy Thanksgiving Meal

Most Americans will enjoy foods that, although considered a mainstay of the holiday, were unknown to the Pilgrims. Try these two authentic dishes that will add to the array of plant-based foods at your Thanksgiving meal.

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Cooking Tricks Reduce Health Risks and Retain Flavor in Thanksgiving Favorites

To prepare a festive Thanksgiving meal that bolsters health and weight goals instead of undermining them, try more plant-based food than animal-based food at both the cooking and serving stages.

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Best Breads for Fall

Nothing beats the marvelous aroma of fresh-baked bread on a crisp fall day. And bread is one of our favorite ways of getting the complex carbohydrates that are so essential to a healthy diet. Includes recipe for Raisin Brown Bread.

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Curried Pumpkin Soup

Recipe for Curried Pumpkin Soup

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Beyond Halloween: Pumpkin Soup and More

Americans use pumpkins mostly for decoration, seldom eating them, except in pies and, more recently, in cheesecakes and muffins. But this is changing. Includes recipe for Pumpkin Bisque.

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Haunted Mansion Mallow Treats

Recipe for Haunted Mansion Mallow Treats

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Witches Brew Cake

Recipe for Witches Brew Cake

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Jack o’ Lantern Cake

Recipe for Jack o’ Lantern Cake

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Bloody Bug Juice

Recipe for Bloody Bug Juice

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