The end of the year holidays marks a time when baking and cooking are even more central to my family’s celebrations. We turn to classics like panettone, crusty bread, and gnocchi, but also more modern foods like soft rolls and the undeniable charm of a stuffing made from sourdough bread. Growing up in an Italian-American household meant the best of both cuisines — a melding of cultures that always felt like we got to pick the best of each.
- The Food Desk
If you're thinking about which fruits to use as staples in your diet and which to indulge in only occasionally (and yes, fruits can actually be considered indulgences), it's important to know the facts so you can make the best and healthiest choices for your body.
Here are 17 Thanksgiving recipes—from the creamiest, most garlicky mashed potatoes ever to chewy-soft pumpkin cookies that'll make you forget about pie—you can throw together at the eleventh hour. Trust us, no one at your dinner table will ever be the wiser; you might even fool yourself.