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    A Sweet, Simple Menu of Thanksgiving Recipes for Two

    The whole point of Thanksgiving is to go big: a huge turkey surrounded by a bevy of sides and what’s never too many pies, all devoured by relatives who may or may not be under the influence of free-flowing wine. That’s the way the holiday usually goes. Not so this year. Given the pandemic, current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rate small Thanksgiving dinners confined to members of your household as the lowest-risk way to celebrate the holiday. Tiny is the new big for Thanksgiving 2020, and, for many people, that means dinner for two. But   Read More

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    Are Sweet Potatoes Good for You?

    Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. There’s more to sweet potatoes than the sugary pies and casseroles served at Thanksgiving. Separate this tasty tuber from the brown sugar and marshmallows often added to them, and you’ve got yourself a healthy ingredient that’s also inexpensive and delicious. “Sweet potatoes are a wonderful way to get natural sweetness along with health benefits,” says Joan Salge Blake, RDN, a nutrition professor at Boston University. Nutrition Basics People often assume sweet potatoes are a less healthy relative of the white potato because of the word “sweet” in the name   Read More

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    Tamal Ray’s recipe for chocolate meringue sandwich cookies | The sweet spot | Food

    One of the silver linings of lockdown has been discovering all the little hidden eateries in our local area. Top of the list of new finds is a bakery that serves the most incredible sandwich cookies: chewy, toffee-brown biscuits filled with marshmallowy meringue. They have a habit of selling out quickly, so I decided to recreate them at home. If we do ever end up in a lockdown again, at least we’ll have sandwich cookies to keep us happy. Chocolate meringue sandwich cookies You can use a microwave to make the ganache by heating the mix for 30 seconds   Read More

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    Instant Pot Texas Pot Roast With Sweet Potatoes – Texas Monthly

    Pot roast, at its most basic, is a big piece of meat (usually beef) braised with vegetables, the sauce thickened into a gravy at the end. It’s simple food, comfort food. A classic one-pot meal. If a culture eats beef, its cuisine probably includes a version. There are as many kinds of pot roast as there are cooks who make it, and, especially in the United States, recipes for pot roast are often full of secret ingredients. Which might be why Mississippi pot roast recipes went viral a few years back. The original recipe is basically nothing but secret ingredients:   Read More

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    5 simple and sweet no-bake cookie recipes

    When baking feels like too much of a bother, just grab a bowl, some everyday pantry staples and make these easy cookie recipes that don’t require an oven. Whether you need to make a last-minute dessert or you’re looking for a simple and satisfying after-school snack, keeping one of these recipes handy is always a good idea. Here are five no-bake cookie recipes that’ll come to the rescue, whatever the occasion. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Bars by Carrie Parente In a hurry? These balls usually take about 30 minutes to firm up, but feel free to pop them in   Read More

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    10 Recipes with Figs that are Sweet and Delicious!

    Throughout history, figs have had great mythic importance. While the robust flavor of a fig is fruity and nutty, figs are actually a matrix of many flowers and seeds within a rotund stem. Because of their unique flavor, adding figs to a recipe provides a unique flavor that is sure to please! These 10 recipes perfectly display the versatility and beauty of figs! We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy!  1. Tahini Dark Chocolate Chunk Blondies With Caramelized Ginger and   Read More

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    28 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes That Never Get Old

    Image credit: Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell Oh, sweet potatoes. We’ll never get tired of you. Not only are you loaded with protein, fiber and vitamins, you’re also undeniably delicious. And because they’re potatoes, aka the most versatile and beloved starch around, there are endless ways to enjoy these orange tubers from burgers to grilled cheese. Here, 28 healthy sweet potato recipes that are as wholesome as they are tasty. RELATED: The 23 Best Sweet Potato Recipes You Need in Your Life Image credit: Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell 1. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Blue Cheese Crema  Read More

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    FOOD: Tired of corn on the cob? Here are 4 corn recipes to use up those sweet kernels – News – Wicked Local Carver

    When I was a kid, you knew it was summer when one of my parents dug into the back of the utensil drawer to pull out the corncob-shaped corn holders. Those bright yellow plastic handles and long metal prongs were the sharpest tools my sister and I were allowed to handle. One could argue that we didn’t really need corn-on-the-cob holders, but this was the ritual, so every time we picked up corn from the grocery store or the Amish-run farmers market, we pulled out those holders. My grandmother, who lived about a mile away from us in my small   Read More

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