During the holiday season, it pays to be a smart cookie


Gifts from your kitchen

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This spaghetti dish keeps cleanup to a minimum

Nothing beats a sweet treat during the holidays


Conventional apple wisdom: Don’t peel it


Edible gifts are bound to delight

A Christmas cookie quarrel waged with butter

Overcoming a Hanukkah handicap in cookie battle

Cook Q&A

How to freeze unbaked biscuits


Hot stuff! Make your own mustard

Sweet potato cake is full of character

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Cheesy, doughy and great for sandwiches

No-fuss French baking

Oregon coast

Crabbing season expected to start on time


Perfect Thanksgiving dinner rolls

Laid-back pasta dish eases holiday stress

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Tomato jam a flavorful food sidekick

A Linzer torte fit for the holidays

How the butcher preps her Thanksgiving bird

Bringing back the American chestnut

Why pardon turkeys?


For food dyes, try natural ingredients


Pears: Sweet and savory perfection

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PB paired with frosting, not jelly

Squash that sings brightly with a few added notes

The proof is in this pudding


Unusual Thanksgiving pies

Pie, plucked from the garden


Autumn sandwiches to feed your soul

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Sweet Potato Pie a restaurant gem

Banana pudding, with Southern roots


Slow cooker: Not just for meat

Some wicked Halloween tricks and treats

Chicken: an unsung grill hero

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A sour take on waffles