Question of the Day: How Do You “Do” Thanksgiving?

I'm really looking forward to Thanksgiving this year! Last year we started a new tradition of having a low-key (but still traditional) Thanksgiving dinner with my mom, step-dad and little sister at their house, and it was a lot of fun. Of course, last year I ruined all of the pies, so they may decide…

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Countdown to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Whether it's your first time hosting Thanksgiving or you're a seasoned veteran, it's no secret that success is found through preparedness and organization.  The key is to start planning early so you have everything under control and don't end up with…

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Preparing for Thanksgiving: Thinking Through Your Needs

To be honest, I'm still in shock that it's already November, never mind that Thanksgiving is just three-and-a-half weeks away. But it is, and I got an email from a sweet reader, Jenna, a couple of weeks ago asking if I could please talk about hosting Thanksgiving dinner since I had skipped right to Christmas…

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Once-a-Month Cooking: An Interview with the Authors Who Started It All

Today I have the privilege of sharing a Q&A interview with the authors of Once-a-Month Cooking and Once-a-Month Cooking Family Favorites, Mary Beth Lagerborg and Mimi Wilson: You were the first to publish a book about bulk freezer cooking, and many others have come after you. How did you think of this concept—and what made…

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