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Potato, Bacon, Cheese, and Wine Casserole from French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis

Author Hillary Davis of French Comfort Food has assembled just the grandest collection of comfort food ideas. This recipe, from the Haute-Savoie Region of the French Alps, is her proposal for wintery nights. I made this dish and I think wintry nights would be improved with these potatoes on the table. So are autumn and…

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Goat Cheese Log Appetizer for Holiday Parties [or for you]

Over the next few weeks, culminating on Super Bowl Sunday, you’ll be attending parties and probably hosting one or two as well. What can you do for appetizers that is holiday bold? Chips and dips and guac do eventually become a tad boring. Pepper and honey have longer legs. Take a log of goat cheese…

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Thanksgiving Ideas: Chile Cheese Strata from HOT!

Is this busy week, you may not want every meal day to be a heavy one. And, you may need a recipe that can impress folks yet demand little time and effort. You may even want to avoid meat, doing a little voluntary abstinence for that turkey. Here’s a very lovely idea from HOT! by…

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Thanksgiving Idea: Stuffed White Onions as Enjoyed by Claude Monet

“No,” will be the response by my wife to this recipe. Not to the recipe itself, but to the timing. “Why?” Suzen will say, “Do you want stuffed onions, meat-stuffed onions, on Thanksgiving when you will already be having bread-and-sausage stuffing?” “Because I do,” will be my response. That's true. I'm just intrigued at the…

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