Holidays

Photos from the National Gingerbread House Competition

    A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to witness the awesome-ness that is the National Gingerbread House Competition at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Entries had to be completely edible (minus the base) and were judged on overall appearance, originality and creativity, difficulty, precision, and consistency of theme. We were blown away by the […]

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When Holiday Guests Want Gluten-Free

How to Make Gluten-Free Holiday Recipes By Maureen Callahan, MyRecipes.com Contributor Since I love cooking at the holidays, I field a lot of questions from family and friends about recipes, including this increasingly more common query: how do I make the holiday meal gluten-free? To tell you the truth, it’s a lot easier than most people think to pull off […]

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Red, White, and Blue—Naturally

Happy 4th of July from MyRecipes! We hope this day finds you filled with friends, family, fabulous food, and—if you’re lucky—a mouth that hasn’t been dyed red or blue. Keep your pearly whites white while still sporting the colors of our country with this collection of naturally patriotic foods! But hey, if you still can’t resist, we don’t blame you. Click the photos below for […]

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3 Easter Desserts to Make With the Kids

Easter weekend has arrived, and if you’re anything like us, all edible Easter fun has been relegated to tomorrow afternoon. But be honest—you’ve been eying that bag of jelly beans all week. As fun as the time-worn tradition of decorating eggs is, we know the thought of munching on egg after hard-boiled egg isn’t as appealing as say… Peep after Peep. So we’re here to give you what […]

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A Cheesy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and while it’s the one day of the year you’re encouraged to go over-board on pampering your significant other, there sure are a lot of pink, flowers, and hearts everywhere. With all of the bouquets of roses being delivered, the heart-shaped boxes of chocolates being torn into, and red and pink overload, it’s easy […]

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Wild Wednesdays: Easter Sunday Fried Turkey

BOOM! Brent’s shotgun fire rang in my ear around 9 am the day before Easter, as we sat side-by-side next to a pine tree at our favorite hunting spot.  He’d picked a fine place to set up, as we’d been surrounded by gobblers and hens most of the morning.  While I, the turkey hunting rookie, looked left for any sign […]

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Spring Forward: Recipes for Daylight Saving Time

The beginning of Daylight Saving Time doesn’t just mean losing an hour, it means losing an hour on a Sunday. Couldn’t we move it back to lose an hour on a Monday, preferably one during that epic meeting we have scheduled? In lieu of that, we suggest making the most of your Sunday by bidding farewell to that lost hour with easy-breezy […]

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Must-Try Sweet Cherry Pie

President’s Day is right around the corner. Do you need a better excuse than that to make this delicious cherry pie?   Classic Cherry Pie We know good old George couldn’t tell a lie and we can’t either– this pie is delicious! Enjoy your holiday weekend and, if you’re off work on Monday, make a second pie to take your […]

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Valentine’s Day Recipes to Win Hearts

Where did the time go? Wasn’t it just Christmas? Well, whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Many people will tell you that this holiday is unnecessary, commercialized or even depressing. But anytime we see an excuse to enjoy a great meal with someone we love, indulge in WAY too much chocolate and make everything […]

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Skip Valentine’s Day This Year

Are you beyond over the standard store-bought chocolates and forever long waits at even the neighborhood dives? Us, too. So we’re proposing a ban on Valentine’s Day this year. Or, rather, a ban on what Valentine’s Day has become. As bans are a more organized form of a coup, we have a few rules: 1) Do only what you want […]

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