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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 [...]

4 Delicious Latke Recipes

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Hanukkah begins this evening! We rounded up a few latke recipes—our favorite traditional version, plus a few recipes with surprising ingredients—that would make fun additions to your table this year. P.S. A cooking tip from our test kitchen: before you bind the potato and other ingredients with egg, make sure they are as dry as [...]

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 [...]

6 Vegan Fall Recipes

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I relocated to sunny Southern California nearly two years ago from my hometown of Chicago to escape the long and dreary winters, but fall was always my favorite season. Every year I looked forward to long, winding drives on roads with vibrant trees in shades of yellow, orange and fire engine red. I loved trips [...]

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 [...]

Kelly Rudnicki’s Vegan Back To School Roundup

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The beginning of every school year is a fresh start for not only kids, but their parents too. Moms and dads face shiny new lunchboxes and re-usable bags with a renewed inspiration to make creative and delicious meals at lunch and snack time. With five of my own children, it’s a dilemma I must face [...]

Ramp Week: Pork Chops With Roasted Ramps and Polenta

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It’s Ramp Week here on the Living blog. Gather up every last ramp you can get your hands on before they disappear for the year and check in with the blog—we’ll be posting new recipes every day. If I only had a grill….  Ramps love a good smoky char, and there are few things in [...]

Link We Love This Week

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Happy Friday! What are you up to this weekend? We’re having a heat wave in New York City, so we’re planning on staying cool by any means possible. Here are a few links to keep you entertained if you’re indoors trying to beat the heat . . . Talk about eye candy. Take a look [...]

Guest Pinner: Eden Passante of “Sugar and Charm”

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As a child, balloons provided infinite amounts of entertainment. From rousing games of “keep the balloon off the floor” to watching their static electricity make my hair stand on end, balloons were an inexpensive decoration and diversion. Unsurprisingly, my excitement about balloons has faded over the years, or so I thought, until I saw Eden [...]

10 Unexpected Uses for Herbs

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Dill with omelets. Cilantro with guacamole. Chives with baked potatoes. Some herbs seem so connected with certain foods that we don’t even question them — or experiment with new combinations. So when we featured Beverly McClare’s Nova Scotia herb farm, Tangled Garden, in our March issue, we were excited to ask her for any surprising [...]