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Transform Canned Cranberry Sauce into Tasty Effervescent Cubes 

I know that haters of canned cranberry sauce exist. I don’t know any of them personally, but I know that they aren’t charmed by the little corrugated lines, nor are the amused by the sound it makes exiting the can. But even they would be swayed by these cubes of chilled congealed cranberry sauce, for […]

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Gumbo Is The Ultimate Vehicle for That Turkey Carcass

Happy Thanksgiving, all. I hope your turkey was moist, your pie crusts were flaky, and your racist relatives were absent. Once the big meal is cooked and (mostly) consumed, it will be time to turn our attention to leftovers, which is what we’ve been secretly waiting for anyway. I’m a big fan of throwing everything…Read […]

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This Discounted Zojirushi Will Be The Smartest Rice Cooker You’ve Ever Owned

If you cook rice regularly, you can save $40 off the normal price of this highly-rated Zojirushi rice cooker. You may be thinking that $201 is still a big chunk of change for a rice cooker, but it’s not when you learn about how this machine uses fuzzy logic to cook your rice precisely and […]

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The Best Weed-Spiked Dishes For Your ‘Danksgiving’ Meal

Whether you enthusiastically celebrate the inherently strange tradition of Thanksgiving with a doofy fold-out paper turkey, or you reject the idea but love to feast with your family, the eating can be good for everyone. People love that tryptophan-laden centerpiece, but the side dishes are the star of the show for…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Gifts for the Wannabe Molecular Gastronomist

Though some lifestyle gurus may claim to subsist on “chemical free” food, such a thing does not exist. Like the entire world around us, food is made up of complex chemical systems, and those systems can be manipulated to make olive oil powders, cocktail spheres, or cheese sauce from any cheese, even the ones that…Read […]

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How to Make Vegans Feel Welcome at Your Omnivore Thanksgiving

As a carnivore whose foodie philosophy is “make things as delicious as possible, whatever it takes,” I used to see vegan dinner guests as something I had to workaround, and for that, I apologize. Vegan foodies can go on about how delicious soy bacon is, but as a cook who eats meat, I tended to […]

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Introducing the Garsquashroom, the Vegetarian Answer to the Turducken

I don’t think vegetarians feel they are “missing out” on the experience of eating turkey, but I do think they miss out on some of the decadent pageantry. Thanksgiving should have a big reveal, but that reveal doesn’t have to be a dead animal. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Get Our Readers’ Favorite Travel Mugs at BOGO 50% Off Prices

Normally priced at $15 per bottle, these 2-packs of Contigo travel mugs and water bottles are all just $22 today, which is basically like getting them BOGO 50% off. Our readers selected the vacuum insulated travel mugs as their favorite travel mugs because of their exceptionally great heat retention and leak-proof…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Make Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, and Gravy in One Instant Pot

Thanksgiving dinner is a whole production but, if you’re only serving a couple of people, or just want to taste some holiday flavors in say, July, you can use your Instant Pot to put together an elegant, delicious meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy in under an hour.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Your Complete Timeline for Getting Thanksgiving Dinner Cooked, Served, & Cleaned Up 

Thanksgiving dinner is a dance. Due to family and the National Dog Show—which is just a drinking game sponsored by Purina—it’s a dance we usually perform while distracted. The key to nailing this particular dance is to have a written timeline. A plan gives you freedom, because even if you’re soused, you can just look…Read […]

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Turn Even the Driest Turkey Into a Delicious Spread 

Though I have full confidence in your ability to serve a moist and flavorful turkey this Thanksgiving, mistakes do happen, and portions of that thermodynamic nightmare bird might be a little on the dry side. If you find yourself with a bit of tough, desiccated meat, don’t despair; you can transform it into a tasty,…Read […]

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