THANKSGIVING: Easy Cranberry Flower Centerpiece

If you like flowers on the table for a special dinner, you know that it’s necessary to keep the arrangement low. Otherwise, guests can’t see each other across the table. Tall arrangements belong on a buffet or side table. You can finds scores of Thanksgiving centerpieces online (check out these on Pinterest). But for the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try A Servings Planner

If you’re like us, you never know exactly how much food to make, so you make—much too much. In our family, one of the greatest social sins is to run out of food. This year, we’re using this servings planner from Whole Foods Markets. Just enter the number of guests, and the tool will calculate…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The Perfect Halloween Cheese

These beautiful photos of Vermont Creamery’s aged goat cheeses were taken by Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provincial, where you can see more of her camera work and recipes. [1] The most ghostly cheese board ever. [2] Creepy Bonne Bouche (for Halloween, it’s Bone Bouche). 3] Got brains? Coupole cheese is one big brain. 4] Cremont,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Cakes With Nordicware

Add even more fun to Halloween festivities for family and friends…for party hosts…for your workplace: Make a Halloween cake with a NordicWare cake mold. It requires no more time and talent than pouring a cake mix batter into the mold. The molds are artfully embossed, creating “cake sculptures” that need no added decoration. Of course,…
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