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.

Spiced Kabocha Squash Custard

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Pie crust isn’t for everyone, and these individual kabocha squash custards taste just like pumpkin pie filling with no crunchy crust in sight. The thick and creamy base features fun fall favorites like a homemade roasted squash puree, maple syrup, and pumpkin spice blend. Learn how to make this gluten-free recipe now.

Decoration Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table

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Thanksgiving is the best opportunity to decorate a beautifully themed table that displays the delicious food you’ll be serving while also showing your appreciation for your loved ones. From big centerpieces to small napkin holders, you have so many options to consider. Take a look at some of our favorite ideas now.

Cranberry Pecan Pie

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Do you love pecan pie, but think most recipes are way too sweet and cloying? This holiday season, try our version featuring tart whole cranberries. Combined with the sugary base of brown sugar, corn syrup, and pecans, the acidic fruit balances out the flavors beautifully. Read more now to make the recipe.

Cranberry Chutney

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Tart Granny Smith apple, spicy jalapeno, and warming spices like ground ginger and clove transform this chutney into something far greater than your basic cranberry sauce. The addition of sweet red onions and pungent garlic give the autumn holiday-inspired condiment its surprisingly savory zing. Read more now.

Oyster Dressing for Holiday Meals and Special Occasions

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Shake up your recipe repertoire this holiday season with our Southern-style dressing. Oysters are a beautifully briny addition to the bread-based casserole while crisp, dry sherry and leeks add a rich, savory bite. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection of coastal Thanksgiving side dishes.

Easy Cinnamon Apple Dumplings

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When you don’t have time to bake an apple pie from scratch, surprise everyone with these easy cinnamon apple dumplings instead. Store-bought crescent roll dough is a helpful ingredient that leads to deliciously flaky and buttery results. Learn how to make this comforting dessert that’s ideal for the fall season.

How to Make Squash Puree

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Wondering how to feature hearty winter squash in your meals this season? Our guide will teach you how to roast and blend the vibrant flesh to create a velvety smooth puree that you can use in soups, sauces, desserts, and more. Read more now to find all the delicious details in our step-by-step tutorial.

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.

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.

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.