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Recipe: Easy Pad Thai

Soak noodles in hot water for 15 minutes or until soft. Drain.<p>Mix the palm sugar with tamarind liquid, vinegar, fish sauce and 2 tbsp water in a bowl, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Set aside.<p>Heat oil in a wok over medium heat. Fry shallots until fragrant and beginning to colour (about 3 …

Make This Recipe Before Thanksgiving: Kale and Sweet Potato Detox Soup

While you're busy planning your menu for the actual Thanksgiving feast, don't forget to nourish your bod with healthy ingredients in the days leading up to it.<p>Kimberly Snyder—nutritionist, author of <i>The Beauty Detox Foods,</i> and preparer of healthy foods for celebs such as Drew Barrymore, Hilary Duff, …

Great green beans: Updated takes on the classic casserole — and more

Green bean casserole might not have the historic pedigree of other Thanksgiving dishes, but it’s been a holiday staple since Dorcas Reilly developed the recipe for Campbell’s in 1955. It’s a dish that’s made its mark: Even folks who don’t like the classic casserole tend to serve green beans on …

7 Best Soups to Make Ahead for Thanksgiving

Whether you're cooking for a crowd or having an intimate Thanksgiving meal, here are seven incredible soups to make ahead of time.<p>Whether you're …

Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

<b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star recipe is the ultimate sweet ending to your Thanksgiving feast -- and no one will miss that tired ol' pumpkin …

7 Roasted Potato Dishes to Try for Thanksgiving (and After)

These simple takes on roasted potatoes will be at home on any fall or winter table.<p>These simple takes on roasted potatoes will be at home on any fall …

Solutions for Stuffing Slip-Ups

Many of us look forward to stuffing every Thanksgiving as eagerly as the bird. After all, it's not like we have the opportunity to eat stuffing sandwiches for lunch on a daily basis (although, there's an idea). It's understandable that you want that once-a-year stuffing to garner some serious …

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