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bowl of asian turkey soup with chopsticks
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Turkey Soup

Let’s talk turkey. As in, what to do with all that leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Our suggestion? This wholesome, body-warming, ginger- and garlic-kissed Asian Turkey Soup.

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chocolate Crinkle Cookies With Peppermint Cream and candy cane pieces
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Crinkle Cookies with Peppermint Cream

The easiest way to get us into the holiday spirit? These chocolate crinkle cookies sandwiched with a layer of sweet peppermint cream frosting.

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potatoes au gratin in a white skillet
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Potatoes Au Gratin

Fancy without the fuss? Say hello to potatoes au gratin—a baked-until-bronzed medley of potatoes, butter, heavy cream, and two kinds of cheese.

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holiday gift guide gifts for the kitchen
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2019 Holiday Gift Guides

It’s that time, friends! We’ve rounded up all of the most giftable things out there, so settle in, break out your ‘nice list’, and let us do the rest.

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caramel apple crips in a black skillet topped with vanilla ice cream
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Skillet Caramel Apple Crisp

Sweater weather? We prefer to think of it as skillet caramel apple crisp weather. Caramel-y (duh) and crispy, and baked just long enough for the apples to keep some of their bite.

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bacon wrapped sea scallops on a white plate with sriracha aioli and topped with fresh chives
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Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

Bacon-wrapped scallops—marinated in an Asian-inspired soy sauce-and-orange juice marinade and then broiled until crisp and juicy—are the perfect throw-back cocktail party nibble.

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homemade oat scones on a white surface with a spoonful of raspberry jam
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Oat Scones

Buttery and made moist thanks to a secret ingredient, these oat scones are a Scottish-ish riff on everyone’s favorite breakfast treat.

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quartered roasted acorn squash on a white platter with a serving spoon
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Roasted Acorn Squash

Brushed with a sweet-and-smoky spiced butter, this roasted acorn squash recipe is simple, cozy winter fare at its finest.

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cream cheese shrimp dip on a platter with triskets and celery
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Cream Cheese Shrimp Dip

Cream cheese, cocktail sauce, bay shrimp and crackers. Our retro cream cheese shrimp dip is an old-school classic that’s primed for a comeback.

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Moroccan beet salad with red onions and fresh herbs on a white platter with a spoon
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Moroccan Beet Salad

A simple, herby, orange-dressed Moroccan beet salad that can be made up to five days ahead of time, and it’s vegan, too? It sounds too good to be true, but this salad recipe is the real deal, folks!

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bowl of roasted garlic mashed potatoes topped with melted butter, fresh chives and black pepper
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Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These roasted garlic mashed potatoes take a simple potato to the next level with lots of butter, whole milk and of course a long roasting of whole garlic.

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A big bowl of vegetarian chili with avocado and sweet potatoes with a spoon
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Vegetarian Chili

Colorful and warming, vegan chili is a dairy-free, gluten-free, one-pot, wallet-friendly wonder that freezes well and (oh yeah) is also very, very delicious.

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bowl of pumpkin curry over rice with fresh cilantro and crushed cashews
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Slow Cooker Chicken Pumpkin Curry

Tired of your weeknight dinner regimen? Spice things up with our slow-cooker chicken curry! Rich with coconut milk, chicken breast, crisp veggies, and fresh pumpkin—dinner is ready, set, DONE.

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bowl of instant pot beef ragu over pappardelle noodles topped with parmesan cheese
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Instant Pot Beef Ragu

Rich, savory, and fall-apart tender, our Instant Pot beef ragù recipe is ready fast but tastes like it simmered all day long.

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green bean almondine with garlic and toasted almonds on a white platter with a spoon
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Green Beans Almondine

Toasted almonds, with their delicate crunchy texture, are a perfect foil for these garlicky green beans. The resulting side dish is as elegant as it is simple—which is to say, very.

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brown butter glazed orange carrots cut length wise on a white oval platter with a linen
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Glazed Carrots

Glistening orange, with a brown sugar-butter glaze, these glazed carrots call for a mere three ingredients and are certain to brighten your holiday table, or even just your regular old dinner table!

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Roasted Cauliflower With Panko And Golden Raisins
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40 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Here are our 40 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes! All of your favorite, classic holiday recipes, plus a few extra for good measure.

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seven zucchini muffins in parchment paper
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Mom's Zucchini Bread Muffins

Zucchini bread walks the tightrope between indulgence and healthy treat, and this recipe—which can be made into zucchini muffins or loaves—yields the most moist, tender zucchini bread of all.

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