Cooking 2015

12 Stories • Available September 2015
Make A Wish

Make A Wish

Food and good-luck traditions have anchored family holiday rituals for generations: hiding a penny in the pudding at Christmas; eating black-eyed peas and greens on New Year's Day. And of course,

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Entertaining Allergies

Entertaining Allergies

For most families, the holidays are centered on meals together, and with so many allergies out there, it may seem impossible to feed everyone. But have no fear, thanks to Whole Foods' and many ot

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Seasonal Cocktails

Seasonal Cocktails

Cider, eggnog and cocoa may be the holiday standards, but that doesn't mean you have to serve the same drink year after year. Add a tasty twist to your seasonal cocktail for a drink that's sure t

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Good Cakes

Good Cakes

The holiday season is upon us once more, and in my house, that means one thing: It's time to grease up the cupcake pan and get baking. Making holiday treats for neighbors and co-workers is a simp

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Kid-friendly Cooking

Kid-friendly Cooking

Amid social events vying for calendar space, buying presents for everyone on your list, and preparing for in-laws to arrive, the joyful holiday months can quickly become chaotic. Instead, take pa

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A Healthful Feast

A Healthful Feast

Getting together for the holidays always guarantees family fun, good laughs and let's not forget delicious food. Thanksgiving is the holiday that truly initiates the big feasts and cheerful spiri

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Turkey Trio

Turkey Trio

It can be challenging to plan a Thanksgiving meal, especially when many of your guests have special dietary requirements. The cooking-for-all-diets phenomenon has exploded in the past few years,

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Breaking The Fast

Breaking The Fast

Holidays are on their way and this time of year also brings household guests, frivolities, fun traditions and food -- lots of it. For the host or hostess with a full house, preparing meals can be

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Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

According to the National Resources Defense Council, Americans waste 40 percent of our food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that a typical American throws out 40 percent of fresh fish

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Presentation Is Key

Presentation Is Key

You may have heard the saying, "You eat with your eyes first." Each of your holiday meal dishes will look all the more enticing when you plate your turkey and side dishes with culinary flair. No

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Merry Meatballs

Merry Meatballs

At parties and at weddings, you've most likely seen a variety of food bars, such as mashed potato bars, taco bars and sushi stations. The idea of a station is a good one, because guests can help

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Here's To Your Health

Here's To Your Health

News of coffee's potential impact on health has gone back and forth for years. Initially, concerns centered on caffeine, a naturally occurring stimulant. The positives about coffee centered on an

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Holiday Cooking Info 1

Holiday Cooking Info 1

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Holiday Cooking Info 2

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Holiday Cooking Info 3

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