fall foods

Cookbook Crave: You'll Flip Out Over These French Fries!

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Fries, chips, pommes frites ... whatever you call 'em, there's no arguing that these crispy potatoes are the perfect side to just about any main dish. (Or just do what I do, and consider a bowlful as a well-rounded meal.) You can now go beyond basic... read more

The Easiest Tomato Sauce Recipe You'll Ever Make!

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If your go-to meals include some form of pasta or pizza (admit it, they do -- hey, there's no shame in making some pizza muffins for dinner), then you need this seriously simple homemade tomato sauce in your life. It's fresher than the store-bought stuff, you'll master it in a flash, and you'll... read more

Takeout Fakeout: Homemade Hot Wings Made Easy

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Spicy heat plus chicken make the best team, so what's a football party without hot wings? Gotta have 'em, and with this no-fuss baked recipe, there's no need to order in. What You'll Need: For the Wings 3 lb chicken wings 2 tablespoons corn, canola, grapeseed or vegetable oil (plus more for brushing)... read more

Football Party Food! The No-Fumble Spinach-Artichoke Dip

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Make this perfect dip for your next pregame party, and you'll be the fan favorite. Baked until crispy golden brown on the outside, warm and creamy on the inside, this homemade spinach-artichoke dip is good enough to make you forget the final score. What You'll Need: 2 1/4 cups Italian-style shredded cheese blend... read more

Weekly Dinner Ideas: 5 Irresistible Dishes to Try

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Between mashed potatoes, a bacon burger and two -- count 'em -- two pizza recipes we found this week, it's clear we can't make up our minds when it comes to choosing just one savory dinner. Give in to all of your food cravings this week by trying one (or all) of these five irresistible... read more

Weekly Dinner Ideas: 5 Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

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Want to put a new spin on some classic holiday recipes? Shake up your Thanksgiving dinner by trying one of these five fall favorites: Butternut Squash Apple Soup Why We Love It: Made with savory pancetta and sweet apples, this creamy soup is the perfect start to Thanksgiving dinner. Get the Recipe Roasted... read more

9 Nontraditional Mashed Potato Recipes

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Next to pumpkin pie and homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes are easily the most anticipated dish of Thanksgiving. But as good as they taste, this comfort-food favorite can get a little, well...boring. At the risk of offending carb-lovers everywhere, I've rounded up 9 unconventional twists on everyone's favorite side dish: Mix it... read more

Weekly Dinner Ideas: 5 Fresh Fall Soups

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It's officially soup season, so plan on settling in with one of these hearty meals tonight: Tomato Basil Soup with Ricotta Dumplings Why We Love It: Just when we thought grilled cheese was the best pairing for a bowl of tomato soup, these ricotta dumplings showed up. Get the Recipe Roasted Cauliflower Soup with... read more

5 Holiday Entertaining Tips from The Fashionable Hostess

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Hosting the holidays can be incredibly rewarding...and incredibly stressful. Not only are you in charge of feeding your family, friends and those hard-to-please in-laws, but you're expected to serve everything up with a smile (when you'd much rather pull your hair out). Luckily, we spoke with The Fashionable Hostess herself, Amanda... read more

Editor’s Obsessions: Link Love

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Want to know what recipes, rooms and other products I’m currently crushing on? Check out my top five links of the week (so far!) below:

These salted caramel apple dumplings with dried cherries and hazelnuts. Say that five times fast.

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I think my cinnamon/apple/all things pumpkin obsession...

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