Cooking 2017

12 Stories • Available September 2017
Feel-good Foods

Feel-good Foods

If your picture-perfect holiday meal is a hearty, creamy stroganoff and a side of mushroom soup-fortified green bean casserole, and a "healthful" plate looks like a few pieces of curly kale sprin

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Not Your Great-aunt's Fruitcake

Not Your Great-aunt's Fruitcake

The very mention of Christmas fruitcake is often met with shudders of distaste and a rejection of the labor and love that went into its creation. A cake loaded with chunks of crystalized fruit an

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Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin spice has become the staple for fall and the holiday season. Some people get excited about the fall because of the foliage, while others count down the days until they can savor a pumpkin

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Play With Food

Play With Food

Kids love holidays even more than adults do. So why not let the kiddos host holiday celebrations of their own? "When a kid hosts his or her own party, they have more of a sense of ownership,"

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Milking It

Milking It

While the kids leave out good ol' 2 percent for Santa, the adults can mix up their own drinks. Here are several milk-based holiday cocktails, with an emphasis on recipes that use almond milk and

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New Ways To Gobble

New Ways To Gobble

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Most people abide by this saying when it comes to cooking the holiday turkey. Why stray from a family recipe you've perfected after years and years? As a result

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On The Rise

On The Rise

In Moroccan culture, the word for "bread" is the same as the word for "life." This seems very fitting, because, as History.com's Sarah Lohman notes in an article about the history of bread, bread

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Slow Cooker Sweets

Slow Cooker Sweets

Holiday celebrations are full of food and fun. But after hours of prepping and cooking appetizers and entrees, dessert should be less of a hassle. Use your slow cooker to whip up tasty and festi

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Family Favorites

Family Favorites

Do you remember grandma's oatmeal cookie recipe so well that you have it memorized? Stop and write it down (and take a picture, too), so future generations will be able to replicate the recipe.

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Go, Go Gadget

Go, Go Gadget

Food Network celebrity chefs swear by their favorite kitchen gadgets. During the busy holiday months, when you find yourself hosting dinners, baking for holiday parties and going out of your comf

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A Successful Potluck

A Successful Potluck

It takes more than luck to pull off a successful potluck dinner. Whether the purpose is workplace team building or monthly get-togethers with friends, coordinating a dinner that everyone is satis

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Know Thy Shelf Life

Know Thy Shelf Life

Look up the word impulsive in the dictionary and prepare to see my face. When I cleaned out the freezer in anticipation of relocating to Colorado in the spring of 2014, I found five big bags of ch

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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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