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A Drink with Holden: 10 Perfect Book-Cocktail Pairings
A Drink with Holden: 10 Perfect Book-Cocktail Pairings

A small secret: I enjoy a drink with my reading every now and then, but I'm not fancy. After… >>

9 Green Smoothies to Enjoy in January
9 Green Smoothies to Enjoy in January

It's the chilliest month of the year, but ice-cold smoothies are the popular kids on the block… >>

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7 Apple Recipes You’ve Got to Try

Apples abound this time of year, but one can only cook so many pies, crisps, and batches of apple… >>

Tipplers-in-Chief: A Surprising History of Presidential Drinking
Tipplers-in-Chief: A Surprising History of Presidential Drinking

Seven beers later, the prez was heard to mutter, "I love ya, man!" President Obama is known to… >>

Cheddar Cheese and Broccoli Soup
6 Warming Recipes for Cold Winter Days

It's cold outside. Bone-chillingly cold. And on a day like today, there's really only one remedy to… >>

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6 Incredible Harissa Recipes

Trending spice alert! Harissa is a super-versatile North African condiment made from hot peppers… >>

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How a Pop-Up Turkey Timer Works

Learn the secret behind a turkey pop-up timer. >>

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Editor’s Note: A Fresh Look at Junk Food

A busy Saturday leads to a surprisingly complicated lunch for Reader's Digest editor Liz… >>

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The New Food Fight: Big Food Vs. Big Organic

Have the elite hijacked healthy eating? >>

Pickled Apples
This Pickled Apples Recipe Will Electrify Your Taste Buds

Try this surprising preparation for the fall fruit as a side or a sandwich topper. >>

Pink Champagnes, Korbel Sweet Rose
5 Pink Champagnes for Valentine’s Day

Let love bubble with these rose-hued drink options. >>

Urgent! Take a Quick Friday Afternoon Break with This Edible Artwork
Urgent! Take a Quick Friday Afternoon Break with This Edible Artwork

What could be more perfect on a warm day than a refreshing, heaping bowl of cold gazpacho? Not… >>

Visual Feast: Beautiful Photos of Rotten Food
Visual Feast: Beautiful Photos of Rotten Food

Fact: We waste a lot of food in the United States—Americans throw away nearly half of what they… >>

Traditional spaghetti carbonara
8 Recipes With Eggs That Aren’t for Breakfast

If you only eat eggs in the morning, you’re missing out. Make any meal, snack, or appetizer… >>

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7 Fun Healthy Food Ideas for Kids

Got a picky eater? (Who doesn’t?) End mealtime battles with these creative ways to make healthy… >>

Video: A Fascinating Look Inside a McDonald’s Photo Shoot
Video: A Fascinating Look Inside a McDonald’s Photo Shoot

Ever wonder why that Big Mac looks so much better in the commercial than it does when you sink your… >>

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… >>