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9 Superfood Recipes

There are the meals that turn you into a lump on the couch, there are the meals that make you hungry twenty minutes later, and there are the meals that do their job. Those meals, we're guessing, have superfoods in them -- ingredients that make you feel unstoppable, that arm with you energy, and …

47 Football-Viewing Snacks to Eat While Yelling at the TV

Wings, quesadillas, pizza, brownies, cookies, fried chicken, subs, tacos... You name it, we got it.<p>Football season is snack season, and finger food is the name of the game (unless it's chili, duh). Here's our amped-up versions of the classic football season favorites.

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Serious Entertaining: Cold Weather Comforts

I have a strict no-closed-shoes-from-March-to-November policy, and a closed-toe-shoe-optional policy for the rest of the year. There's usually at <i>least</i> a couple days in January when I'll go out of the house wearing flip flops or sandals. I thrive on cold weather. Perhaps my mother was a jotun …

9 Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

Guests will undoubtedly gush over your gown, be amazed by your centerpieces and snap photos of the wedding cake. But give them a charging station for …

Caprese Garlic Bread

<i>A simple recipe for Caprese Garlic Bread, the best garlic bread you will ever eat!</i><p>Garlic bread has always been a staple in our home. Growing up, my …

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers With Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

The cure for the common skewer: brined chicken is wrapped in bacon, threaded on skewers with pineapple, grilled, and finished with a brush of teriyaki for a sweet, salty, fruity, smoky, and meaty treat.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Brine:</b>7 cups cold water1 1/2 cups soy sauce1/4 cup …

Heirloom Tomato Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need (PHOTO)

When you have your hands on some of summer's best heirloom tomatoes, you had better be sure you know what to do with them. It's not everyday that you'll get these beauties in your kitchen. When it comes to heirloom tomatoes, you don't have to do much to get the most out of their flavor. Actually, …

The Only Hot Apple Cider Recipe You'll Ever Need

When it comes to the best ways to use fresh fall apples, apple cider ranks as one of our favorites. And since we recently cleared up any possible confusion between apple cider and juice, you now have no excuse not to be drinking this seasonal drink at home.<p>Over the years, people have tried getting …

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Sweet Potato and Chard Panade<p>Ingredients<p>6 cups cubed baguette<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<br>• 2 pounds sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes<br>• 2 …

24 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes That Are Actually Exciting

These green bean recipes just may steal the spotlight on Thanksgiving.<p>There's always room for a green bean casserole recipe at our Thanksgiving feast, but we wouldn't kick these alternate dishes off the table, either.

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Caramel Apple Sweet Rolls

This just in: <i>Sweet rolls are taking over the universe.</i><p>At least that’s the conclusion one might draw if they read my site regularly and see the …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

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20 Quick and Easy One Pot Meals

Gallery20 Quick and Easy One Pot Meals<p>Time, effort, and dishes? Making dinner on a weeknight can be a challenging prospect, especially for those hoping to steer clear of labor-intensive meals. But whether you're saving money or simply can't resist a home-cooked meal, we've dipped into our recipe …

Dinner Tonight: Couscous With Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Chorizo

When I think of couscous, I immediately imagine some gloriously sunny afternoon near the Mediterranean. You know what I don't think about? A wintery January day in Chicago, especially one where there's a foot of snow on the ground and I have to shovel the sidewalk. But perhaps my strange weather …