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    Chicken, Lemon & Olive Stew

    Warm, earthy spices infuse this savory stew, and olives and lemon add brightness. It’s perfect for casual entertaining because it tastes even better a day or two after it’s made.

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    Thanksgiving Make-Ahead Tips

    Work in baby steps in the days and weeks ahead of the meal, and you'll be cool and calm on Thanksgiving day.

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    Toasting ahead

    To save time and get ready for my holiday baking, I like to toast large batches of nuts and store them in the freezer. They keep for up to three…

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    Balsamic-Glazed Grilled Sweet Onions

    Sweet, smoky, tangy, and herbal—a lot of flavors come together in this rustic dish.

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    Make-ahead salad for quick weeknight dinners

    My boyfriend and I love having salad with our dinner, but it's hard to find time in our hectic schedules to make a fresh salad every night. To remedy the…

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    Classic Baklava

     

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    Caramelized onions on hand

    I love caramelized onions on everything from pizza to omelettes, but they take too long to cook for everyday use. Now, I slice and caramelize a bag's worth of onions,…

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    A Mostly Make-Ahead Thanksgiving

    Spread out the work over a week or more, and you'll be cool and collected on Thanksgiving day.

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    Tiny Twice-Baked Potatoes

    You can also twice-bake little fingerling potatoes, and they’ll look just like miniature baked potatoes. The round shape of Yukon Golds, however, makes those potatoes much easier to hollow out.

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    Equipment Review: Ice Cream Scoops

    Ice cream scoops are simple tools with a simple purpose, but for some reason, they don’t do a very good job. Most scoops can’t do better than to scrape shavings…

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