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Breaking The Cranberry Mold: New Ways To Savor This Seasonal Berry

The New England area where the Pilgrims first settled is cranberry country.<p>These early colonists likely enjoyed a version of cranberry sauce on their autumn tables — though it probably took the form of a rough, savory compote, rather than the sweet spin we're most familiar with.<p>For ideas on using …

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This Thanksgiving, Here’s How to Dress Like You Totally Have It Together

Cooking for an audience can be daunting, whether it’s for a supportive bunch of friends, kindly thicket of family, or, as this reporter imagines restaurant life, a tableful of critics who all remarkably resemble the villain in <i>Ratatouille</i>. The stakes are even higher on Thanksgiving, a holiday that’s …

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The Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Dessert That Helps You Sleep Better

Don’t fear the bedtime snack. Dessert is good for you if you do it right<p>Next time you get a hankering for sweets at bedtime, whip up this peanut butter protein bomb from <i>Men’s Health</i> nutrition advisor Michael Roussell, Ph.D.<p>It’s packed with casein, a protein found in dairy products. Casein contains …

Brilliant Last-Minute Thanksgiving Dessert: Individual Apple Crumbles and 5 More Whole-Fruit Desserts

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How turkeys got from Mayan temples to your Thanksgiving dinner table

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It is an amusing (and apparently apocryphal) piece of Thanksgiving lore that Ben Franklin believed the turkey ought to adorn the presidential seal.<p>In reality, he was complaining in a letter to his daughter that the eagle …

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6 tips for cutting calories this Thanksgiving

It’s almost Thanksgiving— you can practically hear the collective unbuckling of belts across the nation.<p>The average American will eat about 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving, according to the Calorie Control Council. That’s more than twice the recommended 2,000 calories per day …

Bake a "Magic Cake" That Bakes into Three Layers on Its Own

A “magic cake” has three layers, each with its own texture and flavor (a dense and moist base, a middle cream layer, and a light sponge top). It’s …

Ghosts of Thanksgivings Past: Our Highest Highs and Lowest Lows

For a holiday with a relatively fixed menu and, in most homes, an unrivaled predictability, Thanksgiving still manages to surprise us year after year. Whether it's a burnt turkey, one parent's dramatic antics, or a sudden tragedy, we've seen our share of Thanksgivings gone horribly awry. Of course, …

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“Are you really going to eat that cake?” and other things you should never say to a loved one who's gained weight

Dear Julia: I have a family member who's recently gained a lot of weight, and I’m worried about his health. Should I speak to him about it?<p>This one is tricky. Anyone who has been on the receiving end of comments like, "Are you <i>really</i> going to have that piece of birthday cake?" knows there are …

How to Make Cocktails for a Crowd (Only Simple Math Required)

The friends are coming! The relatives are coming! Whether you’re looking to ease the stress of a huge family that isn’t always on their very best behavior or to raise a glass to celebrate all the many things you’re deeply thankful for, it’s nice to have a special cocktail available for the crowds …

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The Untraditional Traditional Dishes that Make Thanksgiving Great

Turkey with a side of fish sauce, and more Thanksgiving quirks from the BA staff.<p>We spend a lot of time improving upon the Thanksgiving classics. It's practically assumed that most dinner tables in America will have the familiar menu of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, pecan pie, etc. But …

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Thanksgiving Side Dishes on the Grill or Smoker

Without straying too far from the prescribed path, may I suggest that you bring the awesomeness of smoke and fire to the Thanksgiving table while simultaneously freeing up valuable real estate in your oven on this, the busiest cooking day of the year? Rest assured: the celebrants of the first …

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Top 10: Fast Appetizers

From a foolproof hummus to crunchy kale chips, here are some of our favorite speedy appetizers.

How Food Bloggers Do Thanksgiving: Delicious Meals For Your Holidays

If you’re not someone who does the cooking for Thanksgiving, the holiday is associated with warm memories of families gathered around the table, …

Recipes

How to Make a Perfect Pumpkin Pie

It's not Thanksgiving without homemade pumpkin pie, but if you've ever tried to make one, you know it can be tricky. Whomever coined the term "easy as pie" had obviously never baked a pumpkin pie!<p>It's not Thanksgiving without homemade pumpkin pie, but if you've ever tried to make one, you know it …

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These Companies Will Deliver Thanksgiving to Your Door

Thanksgiving is almost here along with all of the preparation and cooking that comes with putting together a classic turkey feast. Fortunately, the …

Dear Food52: How Do I Even Cook Anything?

Dear Food52,<b>How do you cook anything?</b> Like, I get how heat and knives work, but the steps in front of me for making anything more complicated than a grilled cheese seem completely overwhelming. There's figuring out what you want to eat, for starters (I eat black beans with hot sauce most nights …

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Crazy Good Mini Cranberry Cheesecakes

Here I go again with the mini desserts. I just can't help myself! There's something just SO elegant about rows of petite serving cups, layered with a delicious, creamy dessert full of all the right flavors.<p>No Bake Cranberry Orange Cheesecakes are perfect for any holiday gathering. Bright flavors of …

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Man ejected from college football game sends police 240 doughnuts | NOLA.com

MADISON, Wis. -- A California man sent 20 dozen coconut doughnuts to police officers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as payback for getting …

Carbs, Coffee, and Cortisol

Day to day, you and I encounter many variables that affect our cortisol levels. From daily stress to the foods we eat--all can and do affect the way our adrenals function, and, consequently the way you feel and even sleep.<p>Let's tackle a few questions to give you some understanding about your …

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Gooey Apple Pie Recipe

This apple pie slices cleanly and holds its shape as you lift it out of the pie plate. It has chunks of apple that are tender yet intact, lightly bound in a thickened sauce that's just sweet enough, with a hint of spice. This is the pie for all you gooey-pie-lovers out there (and you know who you …

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