Let's be honest, we've all eaten a spoonful (or two) of cold leftover mashed potatoes right out of the fridge - it's an inevitable occurrence around the holiday season. But did you know there's more you can do with your leftovers than just heating them up in the microwave? Whether you
Everyone yearns to pull out a perfectly golden-brown turkey with crisp skin, but what's the trick? I asked a Turkey Talk expert at Butterball, who said America has got to stop basting and glazing.
If there's one thing people are serious about, it's their morning brew. Whether you're scouring the web for the best thing to give the java-lover in your life, or you're the coffee-lover looking to add some fresh gift ideas to your wish list, read through these coffee-related gifts. Is
I am a recent convert to the magnificence that is the immersion blender. I honestly cannot believe it took me this long in my cooking and food-loving journey to get one for myself. It was always on my mental to-buy list, as something that would be nice to have one day. A couple of months ago, I was browsing
Thanksgiving dinner is truly worth every single calorie . So much that I'd be willing to indulge a little more in leftovers the next day. I mean, who can say no to another round of bread rolls and pumpkin pie? Plus, some things taste better the second day. After two or three days though, the leftovers
When in doubt, bring a bottle. That's my philosophy when choosing gifts for friends who drink . But chances are, the cocktail lovers in your life have tastes that run beyond the everyday, so err on the side of top-notch liquors, limited-edition bottles, spirited books, and beautiful gear suited to
When you're baking up your favorite Christmas cookies and listening to your favorite Christmas music , don't forget the most important part of the equation: your Christmas cocktails. Whether you want something toasty warm, like a hot toddy or hot chocolate, or something brisk and crisp, like
As you are planning your Thanksgiving feast, here are a few handy cheat sheets (one without images and one with) to help you determine how much food you need to prep for each guest. When in doubt, err on the side of caution and prepare a little more than you think is necessary.
If you don't have a meat thermometer and would rather not buy one just for Thanksgiving, there are a few steps you can take to make sure your turkey is fully cooked and not overcooked. According to the experts behind the Turkey Talk-Line at Butterball, this is exactly what you need to do to ensure
No holiday meal is complete without a green bean casserole. It goes perfect with your mashed potatoes and your holiday turkey and will keep you warm and cozy on a cool evening. A classic green bean casserole is so easy to whip up, but there are all kinds of tweaks you can make to jazz it up if you so
During the holiday season, eliminate the stress of an overcrowded oven by preparing your pumpkin pie in advance. Because of the rich fat content in both the crust and the custard , a pumpkin pie can remain fresh in the freezer with very little effort. Remember, homemade pumpkin pies require more refrigerator
Tired of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner? OK, probably not, because I don't know about you, but there's only one day out of the year where I can have all the turkey , gravy, green beans, and pumpkin pie I want. It's not likely that I'll be getting sick of these dishes any time soon
Year after year, Disneyland ups its holiday treat game, and 2018's offerings are cuter and more tasty than ever. From boozy cookie shots at Disney's Grand Californian to sweet additions to the park's churro selection and savory delights at the Disney Festival of the Holidays at California
In a dream world, money would grow on trees, and every piece of equipment in your kitchen could be top-notch. But, that isn't reality. The trick is knowing where to allocate your budget instead of frittering away funds on less-important pieces. These 22 items are all worth investing in the next time
Out of all of Disneyland's new 2018 holiday churros , there is one you can. not. miss. The brand-new chocolate churro with crushed pretzels and peppermint is a perfect mix of sweet and salty, but what really sets it apart from the cinnamon-coated pastry pack is that it's the first time Disneyland
Back in 2014, Taylor Swift basically broke the internet by joining Tumblr and responding to diehard fans' questions. One fan may have asked the most important question - that is: what recipe does Taylor Swift use to bake her famous pumpkin chocolate chip cookies? Every Fall and Winter , the queen
A delicious corn casserole is so versatile. It can serve as a side dish with a holiday or everyday meal, or it can be your main dish if it's got everything in it. We've rounded up a variety of options here that can play many roles on your dinner table. Some of them have both meat and vegetables
A perfectly cooked Thanksgiving turkey is nothing without gravy, but somehow the sauce is always the hardest to master. If you have suffered from runny or lumpy gravy far too long and are determined to make this your year of a standout gravy, look no further than these foolproof recipes.
It's confession time. My guilty pleasure is macaroni and cheese . Now, not just any macaroni and cheese, but the boxed kind. Yes, the one with the packet of powdered cheese that probably has a lot of weird and unnatural stuff added to it. But, hey, what you don't know won't kill you, right
Starbucks's holiday drinks in the United States are cool and all, but do you ever wonder what other coffee-lovers across the globe are sipping on leading up to the Christmas season? No? Just me? OK, well, now that I've planted the question in your head, I'm going to satiate your newfound
While I'm a fan of the classic margarita most days, during November, I like to enjoy its Thanksgiving-themed cousin, the cranberry margarita. It's surprising how much the addition of cranberry juice changes the flavor of the tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice cocktail.
It's easy to overlook appetizers on Thanksgiving Day - there are a lot of other dishes to manage, after all - but we'd argue this is a big mistake. Not only does that turkey almost always take longer to cook than anticipated , but the last thing that's needed on a (sometimes) tense holiday
The time has come to start finalizing your Thanksgiving meal, and if you're most concerned about timing the defrosting and roasting of your bird, here's a quick calendar for reference. Consider using this calculator from Butterball and the following tips from Butterball's turkey experts
Newsflash: decorating your yard with blow-up snow globes and Christmas trees is so last year, guys. This year, Hidden Valley is helping you kick up your holiday decor several notches by releasing a giant inflatable ranch dressing bottle that'll make your home the most festive one on the block. The