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5 Recipes for Using up Leftover Candy Canes

‘Tis the season for candies and sweets, and one of the most prominent this time of year is candy canes. Though peppermint is the traditional flavor, these days candy canes come in almost every flavor imaginable. But what about leftover candy canes? If left too long they can get sticky and melt, but throwing them […]

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7 Delightful Thanksgiving Pie Recipes Sure to Impress

Thanksgiving is a holiday centered completely around food and while the dinner might take the majority of the focus, if you are part of the Dessert First Crew, then you might know a little something about spending the entire meal counting down until it’s time for dessert. Being a member of the Dessert First Crew […]

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7 Amazingly Delicious Vegetable Sides to Make This Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving less than a week away now, it’s time to start finalizing the menu you’ll be serving if you are the one hosting. Even though most of us link the day with an excess of food, the big turkey sitting in the middle of the table more often than not gets the most attention […]

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7 Amazing Nut-Free Granola Recipes to Make at Home

Granola should be a staple in any healthy diet. Actually it’s so great that it should even be included in diets where health isn’t a concern. There are many possibilities for granola: It can function as a snack, a meal within itself, or even dessert. It can be eaten on it’s own, worked into recipes, […]

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7 Essential Stew Recipes You Need to Try This Fall

It’s soup, stew, and chili season! Craving heartier, warmer foods and spices is such a natural instinct as the colder months approach that I wonder if there is a genetic or biological component to it. Or maybe it happens because our brains are taught to associate cooler months with such foods. Is it the chicken or […]

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5 Sweet Recipes to Celebrate the Beginning of the NFL Season

The NFL season kicks off today with a Super Bowl 50 rematch as the Carolina Panthers take on the defending champion Denver Broncos, and there’s no better way to celebrate football coming back than with some sweet treats. Kick off parties and tailgates are full of hot dogs, chips, and other savory foods, and desserts are […]

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How to Use Edible Flowers and Brighten up Your Meals

It’s pretty rare that flowers are seen as more than beautiful objects or as decorations to keep around the house. They completely surround us inside and outside and yet little more is done with them other than staring at and, maybe, sniffing them. It might be time to change that though because flowers can be […]

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7 Quick Dinner Recipes for Your Busy Weeknights

There are times (read: every day) where you need to get dinner done and you need to get it done fast. Many different reasons could cause this — either the day crept up on you, you’re about to run out of the house, or you’re super hungry and need to put something into your stomach […]

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7 No-Bake Dessert Recipes for a Cool, Refreshing Summer

Summer creates a conundrum for those of us with a sweet tooth and an affinity for baking. The heat outside does nothing to stop the sweet cravings, and at times only intensifies it. But turning on the oven to bake something when your entire place already feels like one isn’t that appealing. The good thing […]

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5 Delicious No-Bake Desserts for Summer That Will Brighten up Your Day

I’m not sure what it is, but there’s just something about summertime that makes me want to bake. Maybe it’s the illusion that I have more free time or maybe it’s just the extra daylight hours. Whatever it is, summer makes me want to get out my mixers and springform pans and whip up something new […]

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7 Recipes That Celebrate Country Cooking Month

This month is National Country Cooking Month in the food holiday world. Are you wondering what exactly country cooking is? You wouldn’t be an outlier if you were. It’s hard to put a solid definition on “country cooking” on because it’s a phrase that can mean something different to everyone. Many times when people say […]

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7 Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Today is National Doughnut Day! A day so special and so worthy of being a real national holiday, yes? Anything celebrating food instantly becomes a holy but because doughnuts are one of life’s true great pleasures, this day deserves something extra special. Everybody has their preferences for foods that they like and don’t like but…does anyone […]

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The Benefits of Cooking More at Home

Though social networks like Pinterest and Buzzfeed make cooking look super easy and fun, the growing shift in employment and economic stability remains a contributing factor to the dying trend of home-cooked family meals. With visual recipes at our fingertips making cooking look simple in mere seconds, how are we so enthusiastic to watch others […]

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