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  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies
    With a delicate, crisp crust enveloping a wonderfully ooey-gooey filling, this amazingly rich brownie takes perfection and coats it in chocolate, and then drizzles over even more chocolate just for good measure. These wonderfully rich brownies are...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars
    Have you ever tried to make your own marshmallows? They may be a little tricky (yes, a thermometer is involved), but they can be a lot of fun, and make great gifts. Add a little spice to flavor them however you’d like – cinnamon, lemon,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cherry-almond-coconut granola

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cherry-almond-coconut granola
    This granola is not as sweet as you might be used to. It would be nice sprinkled over vanilla ice cream for dessert or over Greek yogurt for an afternoon snack. The granola mix makes a terrific gift, packaged in cute little gift bags or storage jars....
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Snowflake pretzel rods

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Snowflake pretzel rods
    Crunch meets chocolate! Decorated chocolate-covered pretzel rods are sweet, but not too sweet, during a holiday season likely to be drenched in colorful, sugary decorations. Kids can make them with adult supervision, and it won't take all night....
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panforte

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panforte
    Sort of a cross between confection and cake, this Italian specialty is also known as a Siena cake. Dense, flat and unapologetically rich, panforte is studded with toasted pistachios, hazelnuts and almonds, as well as candied quince and orange zest,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panettone

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Panettone
    Fragrant, yeasty holiday panettone -- studded with colorful bits of dried and candied fruit -- is festive just to look at and sweetly satisfying to eat. Classic panettone is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the...
  • 8 steak spots for Father's Day and a free burger to boot

    8 steak spots for Father's Day and a free burger to boot
    This Sunday is Father’s Day. For a lot of dads, that might mean one thing -- meat. And when it comes to meat, what's more satisfying than a juicy steak? Take a stab at one of these eateries to satisfy your father’s beefy cravings: Oliver&...
  • Food editor Russ Parsons on the turkey everyone loves

    Food editor Russ Parsons on the turkey everyone loves
      After more than 20 years of writing Thanksgiving turkey recipes, I thought I had seen it all. And then came the "Judy Bird." Inspired by the chicken-cooking technique of my friend Judy Rodgers, chef and owner at San Francisco's Zuni Cafe, it couldn'...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Holland America ms Westerdam ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here. 7-Day Western Caribbean 2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
  • Recipe: Turkey in a bag with Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing

    Recipe: Turkey in a bag with Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing
      Active work time: 15 minutes Total preparation time: 4 hours 1 (15-to 20-pound) turkey Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing, cooled 1/4 cup oil 1 cup apricot preserves Salt Freshly ground black pepper Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Clean the...
  • A more flavorful dry-brined turkey

    A more flavorful dry-brined turkey
      Thanksgiving is a holiday built on tradition. And, much to my surprise, I seem to have found a new one of my own -- writing about dry-brined turkey. After more than 20 years of Thanksgiving stories, I didn't think there was much left that could be...