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Homemade Garlic and Herb Butter

Flavored butter is a treat that is perfect as a complement to fresh, warm bread or as a way to add bold flavors as you cook. This homemade garlic and herb butter recipe is ideal for the winter and holiday season. It can be used as a basting liquid while […]

Corned beef cooked and sliced on a cutting board

5 Tasty Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day Leftovers

One of the most intimidating things about holidays is the heaping piles of leftovers. What was delicious and exciting at dinner the first-go-round often becomes tired and boring when you’re reheating it for the umpteenth time. Leftovers don’t have to be a burden. Contrary to some opinions, dinner remains can […]

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Celebrate Pi Day with 6 Sweet and Savory Pie Recipes

March 14 is Pi Day, and for many of us, it’s probably been a while since we’ve had to use “pi”—the mathematical constant 3.14. Luckily, there’s a great way to celebrate Pi Day that doesn’t have anything to do with math, but has everything to do with pie. From breakfast […]

corned beef cabbage potatoes and carrots

What is Corned Beef and How Do You Cook It?

Corned beef brisket is most often associated with St. Patrick’s Day—especially when combined with cabbage and potatoes. And although the traditional “boiled dinner” does trace its roots to Irish-Americans celebrating the patron saint of the Emerald Isle, the dish isn’t exactly traditional Irish fare. In fact, corned beef can be […]

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Boiled Dinner

Craving corned beef? This boiled dinner recipe is easy to follow and makes a delicious corned beef brisket with cabbage and carrots. Enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day or any time! Learn more about corned beef and some other ways to cook it here.

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Tri-Tip Roast – Try This West Coast Holiday Tradition This Year

With Christmas and New Year’s Day around the corner—and potentially a bit less traditional than normal—you may be thinking about cooking something that isn’t a holiday standard. We love the holiday ham, a perfectly roasted beef tenderloin, or a Christmas turkey, but if you’re looking for something new to serve […]

christmas breakfast

9 Festive Christmas Morning Recipes

The holidays have arrived, and while plenty of time is dedicated to planning out a delicious, festive Christmas dinner, we don’t hear much about Christmas breakfast. Perhaps it’s because Christmas breakfast tends to be simpler and less elaborate. It focuses on easy, comforting foods to fuel (or put a delicious […]

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The Ultimate Kitchen Gadget Gift Guide

The season of gifting has arrived! If you’re wondering what to get that special home cook in your life, we’ve got great ideas thanks to some of our friends. Surprise them with one (or some!) of these must-have gadgets that make time spent in the kitchen even better. And if you decide to treat yourself—we won’t tell. The Lodge Pan Scraper It’s no secret—most of us prefer cooking as […]

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7 Make-Ahead Tips for an Easy Thanksgiving

When you envision your ideal Thanksgiving, what do you see? Is it a relaxed day filled with love, gratitude, and good food? Or is it a harried day spent fussing about the kitchen? We want you to have the time to enjoy the day, which is why we’ve compiled these […]

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A Fresh Take on Thanksgiving: Celebrating Outdoors 

This fall, outdoor gatherings are extending well beyond tailgating. Depending on the weather where you live, having Thanksgiving outside might not be a new tradition at all. For others, it’s a big change. If your get-together is looking and feeling a little different, the food you serve might, too. An outdoor Thanksgiving calls for […]

pumpkin spice chicken recipe

Roasted Pumpkin Spice Chicken Thighs

These chicken thighs are sure to be a hit at Friendsgiving. This recipe calls for the season’s favorite pumpkin spice, bacon that can’t be beaten, and a little bit of patience. But your guests will be very thankful for the effort you put into this seasonal dish.  

holiday cranberry chutney

Cranberry Chutney

This simply delicious cranberry chutney is a perfect condiment or side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner. Plus, you can store it in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.