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Thanksgiving Tips: Cooking the Turkey

A glimpse into a late-1980’s Thanksgiving. My cousins and I at the kids’ table at my Grandma’s, having ourselves a little toast with our plastic cups. The Cowboys playing...

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What Are You Thankful For?

We spend a lot of time leading up to Thanksgiving planning menus, nagging relatives that haven’t RSVP’d yet, going grocery shopping, figuring out how to fit a card table...

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The Weekend Dish: 11/13/2010

T-minus 12 days until Turkey Day. Are you ready? Have you made your menu, or decided on what to bring to the dinner you’re attending? I can’t believe how...

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Pecan Pie

Unlike pumpkin pie, pecan pie has always been an absolute favorite of mine. Given my long-running love affair with nuts, I’d gobble up as much pecan pie as I...

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a quintessential Thanksgiving dessert. It’s rare to find a house that doesn’t serve at least one, if for no other reason than “it’s Thanksgiving, you have...

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How to Make Perfect Pie Crust

Thanksgiving is the holiday known for pies. Pumpkin pie. Pecan pie. Pecan bourbon pie. Chocolate pecan pie. Apple pie. Sweet potato pie. You get the picture. Unfortunately, pie crust...

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Really good red velvet cupcakes are elusive to many. Some are dry, some are TOO fake-red red. And what’s the story behind red velvet cake (and cupcakes) anyway? After...

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