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What's the Expiration Date of Leftover Turkey?
What’s the Expiration Date of Leftover Turkey?

It's the question that caused a debate throughout the office: When is it too late to eat turkey… >>

What to Eat While Watching 'Downton Abbey'
What to Eat While Watching ‘Downton Abbey’

After finally succumbing to the hype and watching two seasons (in two weeks) this summer, I'm… >>

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5 Last-Minute Gifts From Your Kitchen

As the clock winds down to Christmas, two camps begin to form. There are the people kicking back… >>

5 Easy Cooking Tricks to Simplify Your Life
5 Easy Cooking Tricks to Simplify Your Life

Want to make cooking easier and more enjoyable? Try these fun and surprising tricks I found… >>

3 Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes You'll Love
3 Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes You’ll Love

The best part of Thanksgiving dinner might just be leftovers. You know, when you can enjoy… >>

What the Super Bowl Players Really Eat
What the Super Bowl Players Really Eat

While Super Bowl Sunday might as well be known as National Nacho Day, the players themselves don't… >>

White House Menus Past: Squirrel Stew, Anyone?
White House Menus Past: Squirrel Stew, Anyone?

These days, the White House—with its vegetable gardens, beehives, and even a small craft… >>

Will a Cupcake Decide the Election?
Will a Cupcake Decide the Election?

There are all sorts of algorithms that forecast election results, but I'm partial to the food… >>

Why You Can Ignore That Expiration Date
Why You Can Ignore That Expiration Date

One of my favorite "games" is finding ways to use up the bits and pieces of food that seem to fill… >>

20 Most-Googled Christmas Cookie Terms
20 Most-Googled Christmas Cookie Terms

Because we love ourselves a sweet list, we asked Google staff to share the past year's… >>

Would You Pay a Stranger For Sushi—Made in a Restroom?
Would You Pay a Stranger For Sushi—Made in a Restroom?

My friend Phoebe took off this summer to film some sort of road trip reality show—all she knew… >>

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10 Weirdest Food Trends of the Past Century

A lot has changed over the past century. From bob cuts to bell bottoms, pet rocks to pop music… >>

10 Things You Never Knew About Halloween Candy
10 Things You Never Knew About Halloween Candy

Picked up from around the web, here are little-known facts about the year's sweetest holiday: 1… >>

You Need to Know About These Ohio Nachos
You Need to Know About These Ohio Nachos

Or, as this native Ohioan calls them, "potato chips smothered in blue cheese sauce." The diner that… >>

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You Had Me at “No Cook”

If you are like me, then maybe you too had a moment about a week ago at your local supermarket… >>

Yum! The Snack Too Tasty to Share
Yum! The Snack Too Tasty to Share

Popcorn love is in the air here at Reader's Digest. My new snack of choice is this addictive sweet… >>

Your Perfect Pumpkin Brew Six-Pack for Fall
Your Perfect Pumpkin Brew Six-Pack for Fall

While the supposed pumpkin spice latte shortage is now under control, it served as a helpful… >>

You Say Popcorn, I Say Pipcorn!
You Say Popcorn, I Say Pipcorn!

Ever since news broke a few months ago that popcorn has more antioxidants and body-good… >>

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Yum! 10 Different Cookie Creations from the Same Dough

'Tis the season for Christmas cookies. There's the three dozen to bake for your neighbor's cookie… >>

Vegan Spaghetti and Meatballs
Vegan Comfort Food Recipes for Everyone

Because you can have your vegan cake, and eat your vegan mac and cheese, vegan pizza, vegan sushi… >>