A homemade, flaky pie crust is the base for this Great Pumpkin pie recipe, but canned pumpkin actually wins out over fresh when it comes to an ideal texture and ingredient harmony.
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These 10 Thanksgiving cocktail recipes will wow a crowd — whether while cooking up a storm, watching football, or toasting before your feast.
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If you plan to welcome overnight guests into your home this holiday, you’ll need to make a few preparations to ensure their comfort. Try these tips!
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Whether you’re looking for a tasty snack or a breakfast treat — or even an easy dessert — these cranberry-orange muffins can manage each one of those duties.
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Be the star of the dessert table with a plate of these adorable reindeer cookies, which are just as cute as they are delicious. Just look at these little faces. Aren’t they sweet?!
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If you’re a traditionalist and want to try stuffing the turkey this year, it can be done in a few simple steps. It really does make for a super flavorful and moist stuffing!
Move over, apple cider! Hot raspberry cider is a tart and tasty twist on traditional cider.
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Sweet and robust flavors of pear vodka blend beautifully with tart apple and cranberry juices, both of which are totally seasonal.
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If you’re looking for a drink that’s sweet and citrusy, the Moscow mule can be your new go-to.
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This French toast with maple cranberry sauce is simple to pull together, and will help you to use up some of those leftover cranberries and the rest of the bread.
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Here’s a helpful guide to help plan your Thanksgiving celebration and make sure everything is covered.
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Whether prayer is a part of every day for your family, or reserved for special occasions and holidays, families nationwide gather together on Thanksgiving Day and bow their heads in prayer before their meal.
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A tasty twist on cornbread, golden squash muffins are especially delicious when served with butter and honey.
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