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10 Best Champagne Cocktails – Easy Champagne Recipes

10 Best Champagne Cocktails – Easy Champagne Recipes

Nothing says "it's time to celebrate" like a champagne flute filled with bubbly. Whether you're getting ready for a holiday party (bring on the sparkly outfits!) or playing host yourself, a fizzy drink is the perfect accessory. But just because regular champagne is...

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The No 1 Apple Cider Glazed Chicken Recipe

The No 1 Apple Cider Glazed Chicken Recipe

Best Apple Cider Glazed Chicken   The best apple cider glazed chicken and results in a chicken with crisp, almost caramelised skin, and tender, juicy meat. It's ALL about the glaze. Making a glaze couldn't be easier. Simply combine all your ingredients in a small...

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Best Double Bean Nachos Recipe

Best Double Bean Nachos Recipe

You'll be the real winner of game day with this 15-minute vegetarian dish. Serves: 6 Total Time: 15 mins 6 oz. tortilla chips (about 7 cups) 1 15-ounce can low-sodium black beans, rinsed 8 oz. extra-sharp orange Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated (about 2 cups) 1 15-oz...

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How to Brine Turkey

How to Brine Turkey

To brine or not to brine ... that is the question! Well, at least it's the question our food editors have been getting the most (from our hairdressers, random strangers) as Thanksgiving approaches. If you have the time to do it, learning how to brine turkey is the...

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Mulled Wine Sangria Recipe

Mulled Wine Sangria Recipe

Give sangria a holiday twist by making a mulled wine studded with red and green fruit. It's perfect hot or cold, so the choice is yours. Want to keep it warm during your holiday party? Pop the sangria in your slow cooker on the "keep warm" setting (or low). Original...

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46 Healthy Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

46 Healthy Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

Maybe you or someone in your family is avoiding meat entirely or just trying to eat less of it. Or perhaps your kids have suddenly started asking about Meatless Mondays or you need a few ideas for what to cook when your vegetarian girlfriends come over. Finding good...

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Best Shirley Temple Drink Recipe

Best Shirley Temple Drink Recipe

This O.G. mocktail, dating back to the 1930s, was reportedly created for the famous child actress. One story goes that Shirley and her parents were at the Brown Derby (or Chasen’s, by some accounts) in Hollywood. Her parents were nursing cocktails, and little Shirley...

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Best Bacon Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Best Bacon Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Chef Erling Wu-Bower shares his family-favorite sprout recipe, studded with big chunks of salty slab bacon. Cal/Serv:210 Serves:8 Total Time: 40 mins 1 lb. slab bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 lb. Brussels sprouts, halved 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, divided In large...

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Easy Butternut Squash Puree Recipe

Easy Butternut Squash Puree Recipe

Turn roasted squash into a sweet and smooth butternut squash puree by simply blending in a food processor. Cal/Serv:215 Serves: 8 Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins 3 tbsp. olive oil, divided, plus more for foil 3 butternut squash (about 2 pounds each) 8 small shallots,...

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