How To Throw a Lasagna Party

Food, How-To, Menus
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If you’re hosting a holiday dinner this year, you’re probably already busy planning your menus, grocery shopping and even beginning to start advanced prep for the marathon of baking and cooking that lies ahead of you. Add to that a house full of hungry guests that actually expect to eat between now and Thanksgiving and it’s enough to send anyone over the edge.  I know that I’ll be doing very little actual cooking between now and Thanksgiving, and I’m sure anyone who…

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Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Breakfast & Brunch, Holiday Recipes, Recipes, Sweet Treats
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When I was in first grade, my class had a Thanksgiving party in which I was responsible for bringing cranberry bread. My mom made it with a boxed mix and I suppose it went over well with the six year old crowd, because every year thereafter, I would make cranberry bread — or pumpkin cranberry bread — for our family’s Thanksgiving dinner. …

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Thanksgiving Dinner for Six [Herb Roasted Turkey Breast]

Cooking for a Crowd, Food, Holiday Recipes, Menus, Recipes
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We’ve talked about how to cook Thanksgiving dinner for two people. We’ve talked about how to cook Thanksgiving dinner for a crowd of ten people or more. Not to sound like Goldilocks or anything, but how do you cook for a group of people that’s just right? This menu is actually the closest I’m going to get to my actual Thanksgiving menu, which I’m cooking for four people and maybe a few others who will drop in for drinks, dessert and…

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Thanksgiving Dinner for Ten [Classic Slow Cooker Stuffing]

Cooking for a Crowd, Food, Holiday Recipes, Menus, Recipes
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Last week we talked abut how to cook Thanksgiving dinner for two people, and soon we’ll cover how to cook Thanksgiving dinner for six people. As the years go on and your family and friend circle grows, your Thanksgiving dinner table probably will too. Some experts say that once you’ve cooked for 10 or 12 people, you can cook for pretty much any size group of people by doubling recipes or asking people to bring a dish. By some experts, I…

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