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13 Things to Remember for Holiday Food Safety

November 19, 2015

Fun, friends, and food—that’s what the holidays are all about. Just make sure your party fare isn’t to die for—literally. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food poisoning will affect one in six people in the United States this year. So before you roast that turkey or bake that pumpkin pie, read…

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Get Your Kitchen Organized for the Holidays

November 12, 2015

When it comes to preparing your kitchen for the holiday rush, organizing is just as important as cleaning. No one knows that better than organizational expert Donna Smallin Kuper, whose books on cleaning and organizing have sold over a million copies. With the holidays fast approaching, we asked for her favorite tactics for getting —…

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Practically Magic Gifts for the Good Witch on Your List

October 31, 2015

Next time you’re scoping out toasters, don’t stare too long at the black-clad, chiffon-wearing Stevie Nicks look-alike. Witches adore home goods stores, as it turns out. And whether you’re a spell-caster yourself or simply want to treat your favorite enchantress to something special, the following items are must-haves in every witch’s abode. A Kitchen Crusher…

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Don’t Need But Want: Cute Aprons

October 22, 2015 2

It’s a fact: No matter how well you plan and prep for holiday entertaining, you will wind up in the kitchen at some point during your party. So why not make sure that you’ve got the wardrobe to move effortlessly from the entryway to the prep table? These adorable aprons may not be absolutely necessary for hosting a dinner…

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Ka-ching! Save Big With These 9 Kitchen Gadgets

October 14, 2015

Addicted to artisan-crafted lattes? On a first name basis with the pizza guy? If you’re spending way too much on food and drink—and too little time in your kitchen—perhaps you should invest in better gear and gadgets. The following tools will pay delicious dividends for years to come: Ice Cream Maker A simple scoop can…

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Top-Shelf Tips for Organizing Your Pantry

October 12, 2015

I find that pantries—like closets and garages—tend to disorganize themselves rapidly and without warning. (My personal theory is that boxes of baking soda multiply independently at will.) But with winter right around the corner (wait—how did that happen?), it’s time to gear up for holiday baking and cooking. So before I dig out those hand-me-down…

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