Yuletide Entertaining 2018

12 Stories • Available October 2018
Best-by Buys

Best-by Buys

Bungee jumping. Cliff-diving. Bull riding. Using expired milk in your cereal. Each of these requires a fearlessness few possess. As Jerry Seinfeld said: "You ever have milk the day after the day?

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Just Like Mama Used To Make

Just Like Mama Used To Make

Fried chicken, shrimp and grits, biscuits and gravy and hush puppies. We all have our favorite foods from the South. But when it comes to the holidays, Southerners sure love their homegrown famil

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Cocktails With A Kick

Cocktails With A Kick

As the winter holidays roll around, children put out milk and cookies for Santa, and adults can look forward to a different winter indulgence: spiced cocktails. Whether you choose these recipes t

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No-bake

No-bake

The winter holidays are filled with big meals prepared in the oven and on the stove. Why spend even more time preparing baked desserts when you could be enjoying time with loved ones or playing

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Get A Jump On The Party

Get A Jump On The Party

Creating the perfect party for a houseful of guests is challenging enough, but being rested and relaxed enough to enjoy your own party can be even harder. The simple answer: make-ahead dishes tha

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Holiday Help

Holiday Help

Want to avoid gaining a few extra pounds this holiday season? Be mindful of what you're bringing to a party and what you're eating. This time of year offers almost daily temptation to add extra c

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Anxiety Over The Holidays

Anxiety Over The Holidays

Q: I am shy and probably always will be, but my husband is always the life of the party. We have already been invited to four mandatory business holiday parties, and I have no excuse not to atten

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Break Bread, Save Dough

Break Bread, Save Dough

You may recall a column on baking bread, specifically, the book "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day." It's true. I do. And given the number of messages, comments and questions I received in resp

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Cooking For All Types

Cooking For All Types

Got picky eaters? Don't get mad. Get clever! Use these simple techniques to get your kids to eat a greater variety of healthy foods without resorting to mealtime confrontations, or worse, force-f

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Family Dining Etiquette

Family Dining Etiquette

If you've come to dread family get-togethers over the holiday season, you're not alone. Sometimes all it takes to turn a delicious meal into a sour moment is one word. Perhaps all family get-

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Home For The Holidays

Home For The Holidays

It's good to be home for the holidays, but if you're in your 20s or 30s, it may be far better to be far, far away. Think Tahiti. Think Mozambique. Think St. Paul, Minnesota. Yes, St. Paul,

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Dairy-free Desserts

Dairy-free Desserts

The winter holidays are peak dessert season. But the rich, creamy desserts that often decorate December dinners make scrooges of those whose diets are nondairy. These dairy-free recipes update

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Yuletide Entertaining Info 1

Yuletide Entertaining Info 1

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Yuletide Entertaining Info 2

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Yuletide Entertaining Info 3

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