Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash

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Make the most of winter veggie season with this decadent yet wildly simple roasted acorn squash. The flesh becomes irresistibly sweet thanks to a kiss of maple syrup, while a brown sugar sprinkle brings subtle caramel notes to every bite. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection of cozy favorites.

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Milkshakes: A Treat for Valentine’s Day!

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day at home? If you’re looking for something fun and playful to serve for dessert, you’ll fall in love with our recipe for chocolate-dipped creamy strawberry milkshakes. We combine ice cream with fresh strawberries, and serve it in a glass dipped in chocolate. Read more now to get the recipe.

Perfectly Crunchy and Caramelized Homemade Toffee

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Do you know how to make perfect toffee? If you’re determined to learn the technique behind stellar scratch-made toffee, try our recipe. We share all the tips and tricks you need to achieve the best texture, taste, and color. Read more now, and get ready for a fun crash course in making this crunchy candy.

Chili Pepper Chocolate Bark

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In this sweet and salty treat, dried cherries are nestled into a pool of melted chocolate and topped with flaky sea salt. The homemade bark gets a boost from woody cinnamon and fruity paprika, and a kick from cayenne and crushed red pepper flakes. Read on to add this recipe to your collection of sweet-tooth favorites.

How to Buy and Prepare Brie for a Holiday Party

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Love brie, but need a little help when it comes to buying and preparing it? We’ll teach you everything you need to know to make it the star of your next cheese plate. Learn how to buy, store, prepare, and pair it, and so much more. Read our guide now, and you’ll soon be an expert on this cheesy favorite.

Winter Squash Veggie Patties

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If you dig Meatless Monday but can’t seem to shake that burger craving, try these winter squash patties. A wholesome blend of oats, pistachios, fresh herbs, and sweet roasted squash, they feature flavor and texture in every bite. Cradle them between two buns for the full handheld experience. Read on for the recipe.

Roasted Carrot Ravioli in Thyme Brown Butter

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Roasted carrot and shallot puree is so earthy and subtly sweet. Blended with heavy cream and grated Parmigiano Reggiano, it makes a velvety filling for homemade ravioli. For the perfect accompaniments, serve with a nutty thyme brown butter sauce and toasted pumpkin seeds. Try this healthier comfort food recipe now.

The Best Cranberry Sauce, Made from Scratch

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Can the canned stuff that gets nudged to the side of the plate on Thanksgiving, and daringly dollop this homemade cranberry sauce front and center instead. Simmered until they burst, the tart orbs are perfumed with orange zest, honey, and vanilla for a vibrant sauce everyone will love. Read on for the full recipe.

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cranberry Wild Rice Stuffing

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Whether you’re looking for a fresh side for the holidays or a nourishing meal on Meatless Monday, these stuffed sweet potatoes are the dreamboats you’ve been waiting for. After baking to a golden crisp, they’re filled with fresh balsamic-infused cranberries, crunchy pecans and pepitas, and wild rice. Get the recipe.

15 Non-Alcoholic Beverages to Boost your Holiday Spirit

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Whether you’re abstaining from alcohol or simply sober-curious, that doesn’t mean you can’t participate in a toast this holiday season. From craft beer to bubbly sippers, we’re sharing the greatest hits on the non-alcoholic market right now that will quench your thirst, but keep you levelheaded. Read more now.

Homemade Toasted and Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

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Don’t miss out on the culinary magic that can happen post-pumpkin carving. After scooping, save those tasty seeds for a snack you won’t be able to stop eating. Stick with simple sea salt for a classic treat, or try our spice suggestions to perk up your homemade roasted pumpkin seeds. They’re so easy to customize.

23 of the Best Sides for Your Thanksgiving Feast

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These standout sides are all you need to complete your Thanksgiving feast this fall. From vibrant butternut squash whole grain biscuits great for gravy-swiping to a tart cranberry and pomegranate sauce so delicious you’ll ditch the canned stuff forever, our lively lineup has got you covered. Keep reading for more.