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The Best Overnight Oat Recipes On The Internet

We're huge fans of overnight oats here at mbg—and for good reason! What's better than a nutrient-packed breakfast that's already ready when you wake …

18 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes You’ll Be Thankful Are NOT Pie

Finding creative, unique dishes to serve at your Thanksgiving feast isn’t always easy. Substituting stuffing cups for turkey and healthy veggie skewers for mashed potatoes are two options, but what can you make for dessert that’s not the oh-so-beloved pumpkin or apple pie? Sure, there are some …

Vegan white lasagna with roasted butternut squash and spinach

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Roasted Butternut Squash<p>12 ounces cubed butternut squash<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• sea salt<p>Spinach<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 5 ounces baby spinach<p>Alfredo sauce<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 large onion, chopped<br>• 2 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 1 1/2 cups raw cashews or blanched almonds<br>• *3 cups water<br>• 1 tablespoon …

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10 Easy (and Cheap) Renovations That Will Instantly Boost the Value Of Your House

Any man can make these simple home improvements<p>A man’s home might be his castle, but few of us have the funds to live like kings.<p>“It’s easy to say ‘I’ve got what I’ve got, and that’s that,’” says Stephen Fanuka, host of DIY Network’s <i>Million Dollar Contractor</i>. But just because you can’t splurge on a …

29 Healthy Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

Sometimes you simply get too busy to prepare and eat a healthy meal.Having some healthy snacks on hand can be useful when this happens.Here are 29 …

11 Cozy Christmas Dinners to Eat in Your PJs

If chestnuts roasting on an open fire and steamy cups of cocoa are your idea of the perfect Christmas, kick off your holiday week right with a seriously relaxed dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas (or both, for the ultimate lazy girls out there). Pull on your warmest flannel pajamas and your …

13 of the Best Books of 2015 You Might Have Missed

Our great big round-up of the Best Books of the Year is full of books we’ve been championing all year (so you’ve probably heard of them). Now, let’s …

17 Genius Ingredients To Make You A Better Cook In 2016

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16 Vegetarian Mains for a Festive Holiday Table

The holidays can be be an isolating time for folks who don't eat meat—prime rib and glazed ham are wonderful festival centerpieces for meat-eaters, but anyone else is going to get stuck cobbling together a meal from side dishes. We don't think that leaving guests out of the most exciting part of …

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Coconut Milk Rice Pudding with Citrus and Ginger Recipe on Food52

• 1 can (13.6 fluid oz.) full fat coconut milk<br>• 1 cup water<br>• 3/4 cup orange juice<br>• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>• 1/8 teaspoon sea salt<br>• 1 cup long grain basmati rice<br>• 2 to 4 tablespoons maple syrup, to taste<br>• 1 teaspoon cinnamon<br>• 1 teaspoon ground ginger<br>• 1 tablespoon orange zest<p>Mix the coconut milk, water, orange …

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Fettuccine with White Truffle Butter and Mushrooms

Add 1 tablespoon of salt to a large pot of water and bring it to a boil.<p>Meanwhile, melt the butter and olive oil in a large (12-inch) saute pan over …

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F&W Editors’ All-Time Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

It’s cookie season, and whether you’re baking for a cookie swap or the office holiday party (or if you simply want to eat cookies), figuring out the …

The Best Board Games You've Probably Never Played Before

Have you heard of Eurogames before? It's a subgenre of board games classified by two major features: their attention to design and theme, and focus …

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

28 Genius Edible Holiday Gifts (with Semi-Handy Wrapping Tips)

<b>Things an edible gift will always do:</b> warm hearts, fill bellies, fuel holiday travel, get shared, spark conversation, inspire your loved ones to start making their own granola (or hot sauce or challah or macaroons), and disappear, leaving only happy memories.<p>Here are 28 Genius Recipes—along with</i> …

King Arthur Flour's 2-Ingredient Never-Fail Biscuits

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>How to turn 2 ingredients into perfect biscuits in less time than it takes to drink your coffee. Extra genius points: The formula is so simple, you'll</i> …

The Easiest Vegetarian Dinners for Busy Weeknights

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

The 20 Most Popular DSLR Lenses Among our Readers

Over the last few days we’ve published a post revealing the most popular DSLRs among our readers (based upon what they’ve been buying in the last few …

Easy Corn Casserole

<i>by Maria Luci, editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale's</i><p>When I got married, my mother gave me a little booklet bound with a ribbon that was simply titled, "Recipes from Your Mother."<p>Inside the booklet, as you probably guessed, were my mother's (and a few of my grandmother's) signature …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

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11 Best Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes

Move over turkey -- on Thanksgiving, the side dishes always steal the show. From creamy Brussels Sprouts Gratin to Potatoes au Gratin, these easy and elegant vegetable recipes will be the talk of the table.<p><b>1. Brussels Sprouts Gratin</b><p>This creamy gratin is perfect for the holidays because it can be …

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

It's just not Thanksgiving without pie! You can make and freeze pie crusts up to a month in advance so that putting together your favorite pumpkin, pecan, and apple pies for the big day will be a snap.

35 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes to Make Your Day Easier

Let’s face it: Between the really-super-late cleaning, trying to please all of your guests and, oh, the <i>food</i>, hosting Thanksgiving can get stressful. We’re sure you’ve already got the actual meal covered, but there’s a lot of waiting before you actually get to dig in (we recommend some fun holiday …

10 Memorable Thanksgiving Day Desserts

There's a reason people always save room for dessert: it's usually the most memorable part of the meal. This year, ditch the plain ole pumpkin pie for some sweets with a little more pizazz.<p><b>1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream and Raspberries</b><p>A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a …

Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Sweets Frosting (vegan, oil-free)

Yes, a long recipe name. Worth<b> every</b> syllable, because this cake is a PPF sensation!I know I’ve posted quite a few sweet treats lately. But, we are …

13 Thanksgiving Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Healthy

Between the stuffing, the mashed potatoes, the rolls and the green bean casserole, it’s quite the feat when you manage to leave room for pumpkin pie after a Thanksgiving feast. Luckily, dessert options that are healthy AND delicious run rampant, and you’ll want to make sure to save some room for a …

Our 10 best side dishes | Roasts: A handbook

The meat may be the star of the show, but a roast dinner is nothing without its supporting cast of vegetables. We select our 10 best side dishes...<p>A clean, fresh tangle of garlic-flecked leaves for the table. A lovely accompaniment to rich dishes.<p>Roasted cauliflower is a crowd-pleaser that vies for …

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