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Talk turkey and other dining topics this holiday season.

  • Holiday cookie contest 2008

    Holiday cookie contest 2008

    Your favorite holiday cookies become ours as well

  • Turkey Trials

    Turkey Trials

    Today we begin a three-week series to help allay your Thanksgiving fears and get you ready to make and enjoy the feast. We'll show you no-fuss ways to tackle the cornerstones of the meal - turkey, stuffing and pie. With three turkeys in his arms, the meat guy cavalierly dumps one into my cart where...

  • The stuff of tradition for a Thanksgiving meal

    The stuff of tradition for a Thanksgiving meal

    Today we continue our three-week series to get you ready for a no-fuss Thanksgiving feast. In the 1970 black comedy Diary of a Mad Housewife, Tina Balser's obnoxious young daughters rebel at the Thanksgiving dinner table because she has altered the stuffing recipe. "This stuffing tastes different....

  • Revisiting our favorite holiday cookie recipes

    Revisiting our favorite holiday cookie recipes

    It's one thing to win that coveted title of Top Chef. It's another when you're back to compete against the winners from past seasons, each eager to claim ultimate bragging rights. So instead of looking for new reader recipes for Taste's annual reader cookie exchange this year, we decided to step...

  • Conquer pie fears by making crusts you pat in the pan

    Conquer pie fears by making crusts you pat in the pan

    Last in a series. There is no debate about Thanksgiving dessert. It is pie. Not one pie either; our annual feast calls for at least two or three. And that is the dish that can cause high anxiety for even experienced bakers. You can't blame the easygoing pie fillings; they usually only need to be...

  • Thankful for those leftovers

    Tomorrow, as I dig into the roast turkey, the corn-bread stuffing, the hominy casserole, the mashed potatoes and gravy, I also will be thinking about how good these dishes will taste at the many eating opportunities stretched over the weekend. I do bow before the golden bird on Thanksgiving Day....

  • Carving: sharp tips

    Cooking 101

  • Beyond wine for holiday dinner

    Once you have answered the sticky Thanksgiving questions - what type of turkey stuffing and what set of relatives you are going to spend the day with - the next issue to solve is, what are you going to be sipping? Pairing your bottle with your bird is more work than it used to be. Now that craft...

  • American original

    Every red-blooded American knows that when it comes to Thanksgiving, cranberries are as American as apple pie. Contrary to popular belief, cranberries didn't come over on the Mayflower, though, but were a staple of Native Americans long before the first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621. They...

  • Pumpkin pie has orange twist

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