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More Than 30 Recipes for Enjoying Thanksgiving Leftovers in New Ways

After Thanksgiving, what will you do with all the leftovers? These recipes will help! From entrees to desserts, here’s how to repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers. Hope you had a wonderful, happy and delicious Thanksgiving yesterday! Ours was just perfect — filled with family, ridiculous amounts of food and our favorite traditions. Our table was overflowing with …

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Traditional Thanksgiving Menu with a Twist

Recently, I shared one of my new Thanksgiving turkey recipes on my personal Facebook page. One friend commented that she sticks with her traditional turkey every year. And honestly, I get it. Traditions are important. And traditional Thanksgiving menus can be such a brilliant way to connect to your past. But sometimes, you want to …

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Thanksgiving is coming. Are you ready? Whether you are new to the kitchen or looking for a delicious menu that won’t leave you pulling your hair out, this Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Menu is a perfect compromise between tradition and ease of preparation. Featuring a roasted split turkey breast and several make-ahead side dishes, this Thanksgiving …

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving: 3 Ways to Save Money on Your Meal

The kids and I are about to hit the grocery store for our Thanksgiving supplies. But first, I have a few tips for how you can eat well without overspending this Thanksgiving. 1. Pay attention to price tags It’s easy to glance at price tags and only see the big numbers. But a closer look …

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Thanksgiving Menu Planning Do’s and Don’ts (And My Thanksgiving Menu 2012)

Three days to Thanksgiving! Are you ready? Listen, even if you aren’t all planned, purchased and prepped yet, it’s okay. You can totally do this. Just sit down and make a list of the dishes you want to serve. Next, gather the recipes and make a list of what you need (be sure to note …

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving: Decadent Cheddar Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Apples

Thanksgiving is a mere days away now, and if you are like me, you probably know what you are making. But I am going to urge you to rethink your mashed potatoes — seriously. For me, they tend to be almost an afterthought — the thing I make because I have to. But mashed potatoes? …

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving: Buttery Garlic Asiago Crescents

When I arrived at my children’s school yesterday for a parent-teacher conference, the teacher’s aide from my daughter’s class was waiting in the hallway to give the teacher something. She’s a kind woman, closer to my mother’s age than my own, who bears a striking resemblance to my friend Elayne who passed last year. I …

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