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Gorumando’s Gift Guide

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Christmas is only a few days away! In case you’re in the market for a few last-minute goodies, check out this food-centric gift guide by Gorumando. You can buy most of these exotic finds at your local specialty grocery store. Last week we shared a selection of our favorite gifts of cookware and cutlery, but [...]

9 Holiday Dinner Recipes

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When my colleagues in the test kitchen happened upon my red folder titled “Holiday Recipes” they poked a little good-humored fun (it was the first week of October). Now that December has finally arrived, let’s talk Christmas! Some of my friends think it’s extreme that I plan dinner before I’ve had breakfast, so this is [...]

Many Kitchens Giveaway: Winners Announced!

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We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Did you check out our Many Kitchens giveaway last week? It’s time to announce our three lucky winners of the Breakfast in Bed Gift Box… Joanne: I enjoy everything Martha! Such a feast for the senses. This blog and print media…fill me with holiday delight. Breakfast in Bed…wow. Delonia: I would [...]

Last-Minute Holiday Party Snacks (and a Giveaway!)

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There’s no denying the pure joy when you first dig into your Thanksgiving meal, but juggling all of the cooking can be stressful at times, even for an experienced chef. If you’re in a pinch, visit Many Kitchens, an artisanal online marketplace where you can find gourmet goodies (think white truffle popcorn, shortbread cookies, and double smoked bacon) that are [...]

What to Bring to “Friends-giving”

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Every year, I attend a “Friends-giving” party—a twist on the traditional Thanksgiving feast. Each guest brings a homemade side dish or dessert and the host is in charge of the turkey and stuffing. It’s a fun and delicious way to kick off the season before we all head home for the holiday. Here are some [...]

Instagram Love: What We’re Craving

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A few mouthwatering eats, spotted on Instagram, that are making us very hungry today. (Don’t forget to follow us!) A juicy pomegranate, by @davidloftus. This pear pick-me-up from @joythebaker. @cannellevanille‘s seafood feast. Pancakes for lunch, seen over at @naturallyella. Emeril’s onion rings, made by @foodess. Tweet

Must-Read: Martha Stewart’s Cakes

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This weekend, we plan to haul out the flour, sugar, and our latest kitchen staple: Martha Stewart’s Cakes, our new baking book. Quiet Saturdays are the best times for baking projects, don’t you agree? Whip up a layer cake for a friend’s birthday, coffee cake to enjoy at breakfast alongside your coffee, or a fruit-filled torte just [...]

Kitchen Lesson: Vacation at Home

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It seems that everyone in the MSLO office has been on vacation this month. Since I’m bound to New York City for the summer, I decided to get my dose of vacation from within my own (tiny) kitchen. For inspiration, I turned to Caitlin Haught in our food department, who shared one of her go-to [...]

What Are You Bringing to the BBQ?

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Still trying to decide? Here are a few easy crowd pleasers for any Fourth of July festivity. You really can’t go wrong with Martha’s classic fried chicken. A lighter take on the original—you won’t miss the mayo in this flavorful dijon potato salad. Mixed-bean crudités with cucumber ranch dressing—perfect when temperatures rise. End on a [...]

What to Do With Okra

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For a mere vegetable, okra has traveled well, out of western Africa to the far corners of the world. In the American South we know it mostly deep-fried or thrown into stews like gumbo, a recipe that owes a debt to the okra soup of Nigeria. Indians treat it similarly, as the centerpiece of their [...]