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3 Ways to Make a Great Cheesecake

Love cheesecake? Here are three great recipes to put in your back pocket: classic cheesecake, no-bake cheesecake, and pressure cooker cheesecake! Photography Credit: Elise Bauer and Emma Christensen There are lots of ways to make a great cheesecake — not all recipes require the dreaded water bath or other fussy steps! We’ve rounded up three…

8 Best Recipes for Using Up Leftover Turkey

My mother always used to say that she enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner better the next day, once it was just the four of us and the stress of the meal prep was behind us. I tend to agree. And when we get tired of reheating plates of turkey and gravy, there are plenty of ways to…

Crispy, Golden Turkey Skin: 4 Methods Put to the Test (and One Winner!)

I’ve been wrist deep in the business end of chickens all week. I’m on a quest to determine the best way to achieve perfect deep, golden, crispy skin, both for our everyday roast chickens and also for that bird of all birds — the Thanksgiving turkey. Why? A well-roasted bird makes an undeniably beautiful presentation…

By | 2017-11-16T17:00:00+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Chicken, Holiday, Roast Turkey, Thanksgiving, Tips, Turkey|0 Comments

7 Easy Breakfast Recipes for Thanksgiving Morning

We spend so much time planning Thanksgiving dinner that breakfast is often neglected. A good breakfast, though, is part of a winning strategy. Starving yourself for turkey won’t help—especially if you’re charged with all the cooking. No one want to pass out face first in their gravy. Here are seven breakfast recipes to start your…

By | 2017-11-14T16:45:00+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Holiday, Recipe Collections, Thanksgiving|0 Comments

11 Urgent Questions about Roasting a Turkey

Most of us only roast a turkey once a year, so we don’t get a lot of practice doing it. Invariably, every year some urgent questions come up about the process — whether it’s your first or fiftieth time doing it. You’ve got this. Never fear! Here are some answers to questions you may have:…

By | 2017-11-12T17:00:00+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Roast Turkey, Thanksgiving, Tips, Turkey|0 Comments

4 Ways to Make Classic Mashed Potatoes on Any Schedule

Whether you’re planning your meal days in advance or only have a half an hour before guests arrive, rest assured that any of these options for making our favorite side dish are delicious. Stove-top, make-ahead, slow cooker, or pressure cooker, just pick the mashed potato recipe that works best for you, your schedule, and your…

10 Tools You Need for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

The time is nigh. Thanksgiving just around the corner. Do you have everything you need?! Thanksgiving is a food lover’s paradise — a time to gather and do nothing but eat. The key to a stress-free holiday is planning: A few weeks before Turkey Day, it’s wise to get your game together and figure out…

10 Easy Appetizers for Your Holiday Party

The holidays are upon us! Drinks, parties, ugly sweaters, and best of all, FOOD! So much glorious food! It’s time to don your gay apparel and show up to that party in style. And don’t forget your appetizer! Perhaps, you’re feeling a little fancy schmancy? Put on the little black number you’ve been waiting to…

8 Things To Do Right Now So You’re Ready for the Holidays

We’re swiftly approaching that “most wonderful time of the year,” right? Ah yes, but it can be stressful, too – especially if some aspect of your kitchen prep has gone awry. Here’s a list of eight things you can start crossing off your list right now so that when the holidays descend — and it…

By | 2017-10-29T15:45:00+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Holiday, Thanksgiving, Tips|0 Comments