Turkey Buying Tips for the Holidays: The Types You Should Know

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Not sure what kind of turkey to buy for your holiday feasts this year? Fresh or frozen? Organic or natural? There are so many different options to consider for your main course. With our helpful guide on all of the basic types available to buy, you can learn what turkey is best for you. Read more now on Foodal.

Your Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Herbs and Spices

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For sweet desserts or savory entrees, herbs and spices are crucial components to full-flavored dishes for the flavor nuances they provide – aroma, complexity, depth, warm spiciness, and cooling herbal notes. Our complete guide provides all the info you need to successfully use these culinary essentials.

25 of the Best Pumpkin Recipes for Autumn Flavor

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Love pumpkin? Set your tired pie recipe aside, because it’s time to mix things up this fall. Both sweet and savory, our roundup includes pumpkin-based dishes that are sure to satisfy at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, plus snack time and the cocktail hour. Read more now on Foodal.

How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree

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Want to make your next pumpkin pie completely from scratch? Learn how to make your own homemade pumpkin puree. It’s not as difficult as you think. Simply roast, puree, and use. This all-natural technique will give you so much inspiration for all of your fall-themed recipes. Get the easy tutorial now on Foodal.

Real Food: Ways to Improve Your Diet

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Need some tips on how to improve your diet for your health? Read our comprehensive article that explains how to cut all the processed “stuff” in your diet.

How to Preserve Your Herbs

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Garden herbs can be preserved in a variety of different ways. This guide will help teach you everything you need to know to preserve your own at the end of the gardening season.

How To Cook Rice on the Stovetop

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Don’t have a rice cooker and you need to figure out how to cook rice on the stovetop? Struggling with uncooked grains, issues with burning and sticking, or watery results? We’ve got you covered! Check out this quick little guide from Foodal, and it will have you making rice like a pro in no time. Read more now.

Pumpkin Spice is Everything Nice!

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With the arrival of the colder seasons, the warming combination of pumpkin spice (cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg) is a welcome addition to meals and drinks alike. It’s great in baked goods like pies, muffins, pancakes and breads. And yes, it actually makes pumpkin taste better too! Read more about each spice, and learn how to make this easy mixture at home, on Foodal now!

7 Smoothie Solutions: Improve Your Blender Game with These Tips

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Are you suffering from chunky fruit or gunky powder clumps in your morning smoothies and shakes that won’t go up a straw? It’s time to up your blender game, and improve your technique. We have a few quick fixes that will turn those blends into smooth beverages that are delicious to drink. Read more now on Foodal.

Perfect Cake Pops: All the Basics You’ll Ever Need to Know

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With bright colors and beautiful decorations, cake pops are the perfect sweet ending for a party. Learn all the basics – plus a few tips and tricks – with this step-by-step guide. From mixing the perfect dough to expertly dipping and decorating your bite-sized desserts, get all the info you need now on Foodal.

How to Cut a Cantaloupe

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We love to celebrate summer with fresh fruit. But what if you’re not sure how to prepare it? Want to learn the best method for cutting a luscious cantaloupe or honeydew into slices or bite-size chunks? We share our pro tips in an easy illustrated how-to guide, just in time for melon season. Read more now on Foodal.