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winter squash :: in season

If there was ever a harbinger of autumn weather, it’s winter squash. Orange as the fall leaves, and perfectly delicious roasted or simmered into a warming soup, squash is versatile ...

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lamb burgers with red onion–cumin sauce

Lamb patties are as appealing as beef, particularly when seasoned with cumin and allspice. Spoon gently spiced creamy yogurt sauce on top, then add the last of the summer tomatoes. ...

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thanksgiving leftovers :: roundup

Secretly, we all know why we make our Thanksgiving feasts so massive: we want the leftovers! Roasted turkey, vegetables and cranberry sauce are just as delicious and comforting today as ...



pumpkin crème brûlée donuts

You know how people have ‘spirit animals’? I think doughnuts are my ...
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guide to root vegetables

Trying your hand at oft-overlooked and under-appreciated root vegetables is a decision you ...
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make your own holiday centerpiece

Decorating your holiday table doesn’t have to mean spending your entire shopping ...

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The end of summer doesn’t mean the margs have to stop flowing.

ultimate fall cocktail guide

The leaves [have changed] and so should your signature drink. So, in the spirit of fall, it’s out with the rosé and in with these 14 deliciously seasonal offerings. ~ PureWow Get all 14 recipes HERE.

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pumpkin pudding pie

This pudding can and should be baked the day before Thanksgiving — both texture and flavor are enhanced with a night in the fridge. I make a lot of pudding, as my mother always did, because we are devoted to leftovers. We eat pumpkin pudding with a side of Bea’s No-Peel Apple Crisp for as […]

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the perfect turkey

This fail-proof roasting method produces the tastiest, juiciest Thanksgiving turkey As the so-called kitchen professional in my family, I used to be expected to come up with newfangled takes on the Thanksgiving turkey each year. I’ve brined it, smoked it, fried it, dry-rubbed it; but eventually I (and everyone else around the table) tired of […]

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spatchcocked turkey with anise + orange

Most butchers will remove the backbone for you. Lots of guests? Roast two 12–14-pounders; spatchcocking anything larger will be harder and takes longer. Learn how to spatchcock in this video. ~ Dawn Perry of Bon Appétit GET THE RECIPE AT BON APPÉTIT…

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creamy parsnip, celery + apple soup

Celery and apple add to the subtle sweetness of parsnip in this smooth soup. Frizzled leeks add a touch of restaurant flair, but croutes or croutons will also work. ~ Rheanna Kish of Canadian Living What a delicious way to use your winter produce … GET THE RECIPE AT CANADIAN LIVING

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festive Thanksgiving cocktails

Kick off your Thanksgiving feast with a festive toast to the friends and family who’ve gathered for the occasion. These well-balanced cocktails are inspired by the best of the season’s ingredients, infused with fresh herbs and fruit. What better way to celebrate the Thanksgiving bounty? Cheers! ~ Bon Appétit From Pomegranate Gin Fizz, Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail to Cranberry Martinis … […]

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homemade grenadine

So, a pomegranate and a sugar cube walk into a bar. You know where this is heading, right? Directly into your cocktail. Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, our most dog-eared new book and—we’ll throw the gauntlet down—a grassroots leader of the grow-your-own cocktail movement, tells us that fresh pomegranate is the key ingredient […]

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braised short ribs and celery root purée

Cocoa powder enriches these braised beef short ribs from Manhattan-based chef Melissa Muller Daka. This recipe first appeared in our May 2014 issue with the story À la Minute. ~Saveur GET THE RECIPE HERE, GET THE SHORT RIBS HERE

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perfect food lover’s wreaths

Cedar & Eucalyptus Holiday Wreath with Burlap Ribbon Hand-crafted on Creekside’s California farm, this artisanal cedar and eucalyptus wreath is a beautifully simple alternative to classic holiday wreaths. We’ll take the unusual combination of delicately fragrant eucalyptus and cedar leaves over a scented candle any day. It makes a perfect hostess gift for holiday parties, […]

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gotta have pumpkin cheese cake

The holidays are rapidly approaching and there’s one dessert that is designated the favorite comfort food of the season. You got it — pumpkin cheesecake — plus it’s a terrific way to use up in-season pumpkins. Get this delightful recipe for Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake at MiNDFOOD …

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