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    How To Make Mashed Potatoes Plus Our 12 Favorite Mashed Potato Recipes

    Mashed potatoes--who doesn't love them? Whether you use Yukon gold, Peruvian purple, Idaho or russet, red potatoes, or sweet potatoes and boil, roast, bake or grill and then mash or smash…

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    How To Make Standing Rib Roast Recipes And More

    The juiciness, the char, the sizzle of a standing rib roast. Few foods connote luxury as much as this holiday showstopper. But many cooks are intimidated as to how to roast…

  • Eggnog-recipes

    Eggnog: Our 9 Favorites From Drinks To Pies

    Frothy, rich, creamy eggnog is the essence of the holidays. With its nutmeg-scented flavors and luxurious texture, this dessert in a cup is the liquid equivalent of a classic holiday…

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    Five-Ingredient Party Hors d’Oeuvres

    Good hosts keep guests’ glasses full and their appetites satiated, and they pull it off without breaking a sweat. How? By serving easy yet elegant hors d'oeuvres, all made with…

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    How to Make a Charlotte Royale

    This classic dessert gets a thoroughly modern (and delicious) makeover.

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    9 Spectacular Holiday Ham Recipes

    Ham is super-popular at the holidays because it's so simple: just heat it up, no worrying about whether it's overdone (or underdone). But these recipes take the typical holiday ham…

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    Spectacular Layer Cake Recipes

    A gorgeous, towering layer cake means one thing: This is special. Here, you’ll find our best multi-layered cakes from classics like vanilla, carrot, coconut, and red velvet to modern cakes…

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    Showstopper Christmas Desserts

    Finish Christmas dinner with an elegant crowd pleaser. We’re talking about larger-than-life layer cakes, rich chocolate bombes, decorative roulades, silky cheesecakes, and jewel-like tarts and tortes; we’re talking about desserts…

  • Easy Fast Appetizers

    Super Quick Appetizer Recipes

    Fill your glass, mingle with guests, and relax. These quick appetizers take 30 minutes or less to make and include make-aheads so you’ll have even more time to enjoy the…

  • Chocolate fudge

    Fudge: Our 10 Favorites Plus How to Make the Perfect Batch

    To paraphrase Mae West, too much of a good thing can be a good thing, especially when we're talking luscious fudge. This heavenly marriage of butter, cream, sugar and chocolate…

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