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Entries from the ‘How-To’ Category

our may issue's on the ipad!

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Check out our most recent edition in the App Store! This issue is packed with interactives, slideshows, and videos, like the one below where Lesley teaches you how …

make-ahead smoothies

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As a native Californian, I have a soft spot for fruity, refreshing smoothies and was "totally stoked" (as they say in Cali) for the "Super Smoothies" story in …

how to make homemade bread crumbs

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I'm not one of those people who gets excited about the idea of homemade staples. You'll never see me making my own yogurt or processing nuts for my …

Thanksgiving how-to: carving the turkey

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As if roasting the perfect turkey wasn't stressful enough, too many of us are clueless when it comes to carving. As our simple how-to shows, carving the turkey …

grilled turkey versus fried turkey

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As I previously posted, my boyfriend and I had a turkey taste-off last year at our respective family's home: We ate fried at his house and grilled at …

How to: great gravy

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Gravy, that powerful elixir, is essential at any Thanksgiving table. It can (almost) redeem a dry bird and uplifts all stuffings and mashed potatoes. We can't live without …

Thanksgiving How-to: Perfect pie crust

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Looking to make a picture-perfect pie this holiday season? Start with our basic pie crust recipe, then follow these simple, illustrated steps for making the dough, rolling it out, …

fried turkey versus grilled

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Fried turkey is a holiday tradition at my boyfriend's parents' house, while grilled turkey has become a tradition with my family. Last year, I documented both turkey cooking …