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    Creamy Vegetable Soup Recipe: Create Your Own

    Making soup is the best kind of kitchen alchemy: You start with a few humble ingredients and wind up with a gem. That’s why I love making these puréed vegetable…

  • How-To

    Holiday in a Glass

    Classic cold-weather cocktails—think hot buttered rum, light and airy eggnog, and spicy mulled wine—get flavor updates

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    Sugar & Spice Pumpkin Pie with Brandied Ginger Cream

    It’s worth freshly grinding the spices for this rich and silky pie; they add a depth and vibrancy you just don’t get with the pre-ground variety.

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    Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Shallots

    Crème fraîche lends a tangy creaminess to this traditional holiday favorite, and the sweetness of the caramelized shallots adds additional depth.

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    Basic Crème Caramel

    You can make the original vanilla crème caramel or give it an orange or espresso twist (see Variations below).

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    Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    It might seem like this recipe calls for a lot of garlic and very few potatoes, but boiling and mashing them together with butter and cream delivers just the right…

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    Tomato Soup with Fennel, Leek & Potato

    Loaded with fennel and potatoes, this hearty tomato soup is perfect with a grilled cheese sandwich, but a fresh spinach salad would make the meal too. For an elegant twist,…

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    Southwest Tomato & Roasted Pepper Soup

     

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    Classic Tomato Soup Recipe

    Silky tomato soup is like the little black dress of soups. Unadorned and paired with a grilled cheese sandwich, it’s a comforting lunch. Dressed up with simple garnishes, it makes…

  • How-To

    Lump-free Gravy

    The problem: How can I keep lumps from forming in my gravy? The solution: When you make gravy, what you’re doing, essentially, is dissolving tasty pan drippings in liquid and…

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