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How to Melt Chocolate in the Microwave

Skip the double boiler and learn the time-saving method of melting chocolate in the microwave. With a few tips, you can enjoy perfectly smooth chocolate on strawberries, truffles, biscotti, and more.

How to Make a Homemade Gingerbread House

Learn the basic steps to making a homemade gingerbread house. Crafty genes not required! We’ve got plenty of gingerbread recipes, decoration ideas, and tips to build this iconic, edible holiday centerpiece at home.

How to Cook a Perfect Roast Beef

There's a lot of conflicting information out there about how to cook roast beef. Here, we answer your most pressing questions so you can cook a perfect roast beef — every single time.

How to Make the Best Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Pot Pie

Get our tips and tricks for perfect results using store-bought puff pastry dough

Stuff It! The Only Thanksgiving Stuffing Tips and Recipes You Need

Everyone loves a juicy bird, but a great Thanksgiving stuffing can steal the show on your holiday plate. This versatile side shines deliciously on its own — once you master the basics.

Infographic: Food and Wine Pairing Guide

Should you serve a cab with roast salmon? Does pinot grigio complement your ribeye? What goes well with chocolate? Use this simple infographic to learn which wines pair best with your favorite foods.

11 Fascinating Mexican Superfoods, From Avocado to Amaranth

Many of these powerhouse ingredients have been used for centuries in Mexican dishes. Read about their origins and health benefits, learn helpful tips for preparing them, and discover delicious new recipes!

How to Make Turkey Gravy

Rouxs and slurries and giblets, oh my! If you're intimidated, don't fret — there are a lot of folks in the same (gravy) boat. Here's everything you need to know to make perfect gravy this Thanksgiving.

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