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Give the Gift of Cookies!

Sending boxes of homemade cookies to distant family or friends is a delicious holiday tradition. There are things you can do to help ensure your cookies arrive safely.

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Tropical Delight: Creamy Pies

With summer comes a craving for fruity snacks and citrus drinks. But, these flavors don’t have to stop at fruit salads and cocktails, though, and can be incorporated into your deserts.

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Boot Camp for Pie Makers

Making pies is work. Important work, tasty work, fun work. But still serious work. Welcome to Pie Making Boot Camp.

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Cookies by the Dozen - Bar Cookie Recipes

Sending boxes of homemade cookies to distant family or friends is a delicious holiday tradition. Unfortunately, “fragile” written boldly on the mailing box doesn’t guarantee your cookies will survive the trip.

If your holiday to-do list includes baking and shipping cookies, don’t stress. There are things you can do to help ensure your cookies arrive safely.

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Leftovers: Love them but don't leave them on the table

Around the holidays, food safety experts remind us to handle leftovers with care. When food sits too long in the “danger zone” – between 40 and 140 degrees F (4 to 60 degrees C) – bacteria can quickly multiply, causing nasty foodborne illnesses or food poisoning.

This holiday season, let’s keep family and friends safe at our dinner or buffet tables.

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8 Tips for Planning Your Holiday Menu

Holiday party. Thanksgiving dinner. New Year’s brunch. Each sounds exciting if someone invites you but maybe a bit intimidating if you’re the host.

If you are hosting the party, don’t panic. Whether the event is your first cocktail party or tenth consecutive Thanksgiving dinner, the secret to serving an unforgettable meal is advance planning.

Here are 8 tips to help you jumpstart the meal planning process.

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