SpeedyShrimpPenne

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Speedy Shrimp Penne

Putting a homemade meal on the table during the workweek is no small feat. Thinking about what to make for dinner is about the last thing you want to do after a long day at the office. Which is why this recipe for Michael Smith’s speedy shrimp pasta will become your new best friend.

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How to Host the Ultimate Movie Night

Throw a blockbuster bash or host an elegant Oscar party bursting with romantic glamour!

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NigellaBrownieBowlCoffee

Brownie sundaes were a highlight of many people’s childhoods. A rich brownie topped with your favorite flavor of ice cream, whipped cream, nuts and chocolate sauce… it was heaven. Nigella Lawson urges us all to reconnect with our inner kid through her recipe for decadent brownie bowls.

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CeleryAppleSalad

Roquefort is a soft, creamy blue cheese that is made of goat’s milk and originates from southern France. Diners and chefs alike tend to love this cheese. Combining hunks of the soft blue cheese with crunchy toasted walnuts, apple slices and celery sticks creates a salad that is varied in textures and tastes.

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Sweet & Salty Chocolate Bark

Forget presents and eggnog–our favorite thing about the holidays is Christmas baking! Add a homemade touch to your gift-giving this year and treat your friends and family to packages of chocolate bark.

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Look, roasting a turkey can be intimidating. Should you brine it? Stuff it? Wrap it in bacon? But the biggest concern when it comes to roasting such a massive bird is overcooking it. If you’re hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner this year, you will appreciate this gem of a video from culinary professional Mary Risley.

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nuts

Delicious (and addictive!) at any time of year, these easy-to-make nuts are especially suited to the entertaining and gift-giving of the upcoming holiday season. I have passed along this recipe countless times; I’m sure anyone who serves them gets requests for the recipe, so be prepared.

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WafflePears

While this autumn’s pears are still readily available, try this mouthwatering dessert. The waffles have an unexpected hint of pepper, which complements pears surprisingly well. 

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Seasonal ingredients can put the perfect twist on a classic favorite. So we turned to SideChef, the step-by-step cooking app that brings together recipes from 100 top chefs and bloggers, for this tasty Pumpkin Mac and Cheese recipe by Jonathan Melendez of The Candid Appetite. Serves 6-8; 1 hour preparation time 2 Tbsp Butter Salt ¼ cup Plain […]

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How To Host A Block Party

This fall, gather your friends and neighbours for a local feast to celebrate the season.

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