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21 Thanksgiving Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

Whether it's a turkey-filler or served on the side, a bready, savory stuffing or dressing recipe is a must in every Thanksgiving spread.


56 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for Pies, Cakes, Cookies & More


Terrific Tips for a Hearty and Healthy Thanksgiving

In my home Thanksgiving dinner is one of the most anticipated meals of the year, as we gather around the table with food and family. But if you're hosting Thanksgiving, this festive, fun-filled day can also you leave you stressed and anxious. Although the day can be busy, with lots of dishes to …

16 Potato Recipes for Thanksgiving: Mashed, Roasted, Hasselback'd, and More

It's hard to find a Thanksgiving table that doesn't have potatoes on it, but all too often that means a bowl of dry mashed potatoes or bland roasted ones. But as easy as it is to mess up potatoes, with a little technique it's almost as easy to make them one of the most delicious parts of the meal. …

10 Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Gallery10 Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving<p>When it comes to Thanksgiving, there are the canned cranberry sauce vigilantes, and to them, we respectfully leave the gelatinous cylinders. These recipes are for those who prefer their relish tangy and homemade, smacking with the flavor of …

Serious Entertaining: Big Group, Small Oven on Thanksgiving

My current digs in New York are the best I've ever had here. I've got a reasonable-for-New-York-sized kitchen (complete with a pass-through window!), a place to put a large metal rack with all of my kitchen gear on it, and even a little balcony. I keep a slotted wood table set up on the balcony …

22 Recipes for Your Cranberry Cravings

Cranberries go way beyond the can; check out our favorite ways to rethink the favorite berry of the fall.


A History of PB&J

<i>In Food History 101, we're hitting the books -- to explore the who, what, when, where, and why of what we eat today.</i><p><i>Today: The history of America's favorite sandwich.</i><p>There's something eternally satisfying about a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. For many of us, preparing one was our first foray …


Guide to Asian Noodle Soups: 8 Must-Try Options

6 Tips for Eating on a Very Tight Budget

Marisa Miller, a former chef and mother of two, once lived a life filled with food and the security of a lucrative job, but that changed at the …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Cinnamon rolls like you have never seen them before: with pumpkin, cream cheese, and more cream cheese.</i><p>Chilly weekend …


How to Make a 'To Be Cooked' List

<i>First appeared on Food Riot, by Kit Steinkellner</i><p>"TBR List" or "To Be Read List" is a term that gets bandied around a lot in the book world. Of course, home cooks know there is a food equivalent for the TBR List, the TBC, or To Be Cooked List. Whether you keep a rough mental list (me) or a …

The Ultimate Taco Recipe

Tacos al pastor, a Mexican street-food classic, tastes even better hot off your backyard grill<p><b>TACOS AL PASTOR</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 Tbsp white vinegar<br>1/2 Tbsp orange juice<br>1 onion, chopped<br>2 garlic cloves, chopped<br>2 Tbsp chipotle pepper in adobo<br>1/2 Tbsp guajillo pepper powder or chili powder<br>Pinch cinnamon<br>1 lb …

10 Heart-Melting Cheesy Comfort Foods Including Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Sorry hot cocoa, you've been replaced by rich, creamy cheese for this season's go-to comfort snack. Although, are you surprised? We'd rather be burning our tongues on steamy bacon double cheeseburger bites oozing cheddar than watered down hot chocolate.<p>In celebration of this groundbreaking …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>You can tell it's peak harvest season by the sheer amount of orange in the blog world right now. Butternut squash, pumpkin, sweet potato -- all are …


Open Thread: What's Your Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish?

In case our Thanksgiving Survival Guide didn't tip you off, we're deep into Thanksgiving mode here at SE, and with the holiday comes a lot of capital-F Feelings. Specifically, feelings about which side dish is the best. Here's a sampling of the responses I got when I casually threw the question out …

The 18 Hottest Doughnut Shops in America Right Now

How do you doughnut in 2013? Take one part airy bakery with huge windows and glossy tiles, one part sriracha peanut butter frosting, a healthy wallop of bacon and booze-flavored offerings, and maybe even a burger or two, and you have an idea what the 18 entries on Eater's Doughnut Heatmap are up to …

5 Ways You're Psyching Yourself Out in the Kitchen

<i>By Julia Bainbridge</i><p> editor Matt Gross makes Bolognese sauce all the time. (His kids love it!) And each time, he makes it the same way: same amount of ground pork and beef, same copious amount of olive oil, same insanely long simmering time--heck, even the same darn Le Creuset Dutch …

27 Big And Beautiful Bundt Cakes

I like big bundts and I cannot lie.

Thanksgiving Sides So Easy, Your Kids Can Make Them

From smashed potatoes to a vibrant, healthy slaw, 7 dishes your kids can help make for Thanksgiving.



10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …


How to Buy, Store, and Make Mallomars, in Season in November

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Mallomars, in season in November<p><i>Autumn is upon us. Root vegetables, squash, and hearty greens are coming from the ground. But beyond the bounty of the farmers market, there’s another seasonal treat out there: a dark, delectable outsider that hails not from the</i> …

Seasonal Food