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Recipes and Ideas for Holiday Meals

When it comes to summer picnics, two of the classic foods that come to mind to me are great tasting macaroni and potato salads. I don't think any summer picnic would be complete without them. If you are cooking for...
School's out and that means kids have all kinds of time for activities. Stock up on simple items at the start of the season so when it's your turn to host a play date or birthday party, you're well-prepared....
This recipe features a homemade stuffing that is simple to prepare, healthy and delicious.
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This time of year, the urge to go outside increases by the day. What better way to welcome warmer months than with a picnic, complete with homemade breads and baked goods made from scratch? Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, looking...
There are many delicious ways to prepare and serve turkey. It might be deep-fried, brined, poached, grilled...to mention just a few methods of preparation. This article, however, will focus strictly on tips and techniques for preparing perfect turkey the...
Want to host a fuss-free but delicious barbecue get-together without the stress or expense of a caterer? Simplify al fresco entertaining by preparing dishes in advance. With a mouth-watering, high-quality pasta sauce like Bertolli in your pantry, you can easily...
'Tis the season for getting together with friends and family to celebrate. Food is at the heart of the holidays, so whether you're hosting an event or attending as a guest, you'll want to whip up something to impress...
Need some dinner suggestions? Here is a summer menu plan for a week.  This menu is based on pork, beef, chicken, fish and a vegetarian meal. Saturday: Pulled pork with bbq sauce, sweet potato fries, and green beans (>recipe) Sunday: Vegetable Lasagna, Salad...
Over the River and Through the Woods to Grandma's House We Go -- Again! Hoooraaay!!!! It's summer. That means exciting vacations and special trips to Grandma and Grandpa's house! You have dreamed about it all winter long -- your family,...