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A new recipe to spice up your latke tradition
It's not the presents I remember most about the first Hanukkah I spent with my now-husband's family, it's the latkes....
4 foods to eat if you overeat
My motto—especially when it comes to nutrition—is moderation. There aren’t any “bad”...
3 Awesome homemade holiday gifts for foodies under $8
Despite my best efforts to keep things simple, my holiday gift-giving often turns into some sort of tortuous math...
4 secrets for better tasting (and better-for-you) pie crust
When it comes to making classic recipes—like pie crust—one of the magic ingredients is fat. Butter, lard or...
Impressively easy make-ahead Thanksgiving desserts
I’ve never hosted Thanksgiving dinner before and I don’t think I will, so long as the more seasoned home...
5 classic and new ways to make Thanksgiving sweet potatoes
I have a confession to make: I never liked sweet potatoes growing up. It wasn’t until I was working as an...
Thanksgiving face-off: apple vs. pumpkin pie
There are always two kinds of pie at my family’s Thanksgiving dinner: pumpkin and apple. My husband, Dan, and I...
Green bean casserole turns 55—time for a makeover?
Green Bean Casserole was never part of my traditional Thanksgiving lineup. Which is odd since it’s been a...
Thanksgiving dinner for turkey haters
“Hate is a very strong word,” my mother used to say to me across the dinner table. “You should be...
Save 1,273 calories and 92 grams of fat with this Thanksgiving menu (you'll never taste the difference!)
Ever since I was a kid I've looked forward to Thanksgiving. As soon as Labor Day passed, my sister, my mom and I would...
5 tips for classic fluffy mashed potatoes
My grandmother used to make the most amazing smooth-as-silk mashed potatoes that were never gummy, lumpy or dry. What...
Our favorite tools to survive Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday. I love it so much that we not only spend the big day with our family,...
How to avoid 5 of the biggest turkey mistakes at the grocery store and in the kitchen
Even though Thanksgiving isn't upon us yet, it’s time to talk turkey.  Buying and roasting a bird can be...
4 things you can do right now to get ready for Thanksgiving
We’ve been working hard in the EatingWell Test Kitchen the past couple of weeks testing and retesting recipes for...
A full Labor Day picnic of five 15-minute dishes
I haven’t actually invited anyone over yet, but I just have this feeling we’ll be having a get-together...
Easy Labor Day side dishes that “wow”
It seems that most summer parties, at least the ones I’m invited to, are potlucks. And since Labor Day weekend is...
All-American favorites made healthier for July 4th
I like food from all corners of the planet, but on Independence Day, I want All-American 4th of July recipes. I’...
A complete Memorial Day spread for only $5 per person
This Memorial Day, my husband, Dan, and I are having a BBQ. Since I’m a food editor at EatingWell, our friends...
Mother’s Day brunch that tastes like a splurge—but isn’t
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. I like to show my mom how much she means to me by helping her have the...
4 must-serve Mexican dips with a healthy twist
Every year, I look forward to Cinco de Mayo. Of course I’m very happy for the Mexican Army’s successes over...
Margarita makeover: add this secret ingredient to make it healthier
Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and I’ve been thinking about my party menu. I’ve got the main...
4 cookies for Santa the kids can help bake
On Christmas Eve, one of my 5-year-old daughter Parker’s favorite things to do is put together a beautiful...
10-Minute No-Cook Appetizers
I love going all out for the holidays, but what I don’t love is being stuck in the kitchen at my own party. I...
5 holiday calorie shockers (and what to eat instead)
’Tis the season of eggnog, Christmas cookies and decadent holiday drinks from Starbucks—at least in my...
10 tips to fit into your party dress
I have a not-so-forgiving little black dress to get into for New Year’s Eve. And in between now and then I have...
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