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Cheryle Finley: Baking cookies for Santa a popular U.S. tradition
Do you plan on putting out cookies and milk for Santa this year? Or perhaps a carrot of two for his reindeer? The nice thing about Santa is that you don't have to worry about whether he prefers chocolate, decorated, plain, vegan or gluten-free cookies -- he'll be happy with whatever you decide to serve.
Amanda Stone: Easy Christmas morning brunch ideas
As a grown-up, I look forward to the holidays for food, family and friends, listed in order of importance. Bulky winter clothes and weeks of holiday food was a plan well made and certainly no coincidence.
Cheryle Finley: Keep kitchen cabinets stocked this winter
Are you one of the roughly 4 million people who rushed to the grocery store ahead of last Thursday's snowy forecast? Because of the unpredictable weather in the Four States, I am changing gears from gifts in a jar to tips on preparing for snow days, courtesy of ehow.com and wisebread.com.
Amanda Stone: Holiday treats can be healthy
The holidays are a time for indulgence for everyone, kids included. As adults, we usually know when we're making food choices that are questionable. Kids need guidance with their holiday goodies.
Flexible ideas take fuss out of dishing up variety
Fantasizing about throwing a big holiday bash but fearful you'll spend the whole party -- or worse, the whole week -- in the kitchen prepping? We've got you covered.
Cheryle Finley: Share a favorite family recipe for Christmas
I want to share some homemade gift ideas from your kitchen. One of the nicest gifts is a recipe book filled with your favorite recipes.
Amanda Stone: Add your own sparkle to homemade offerings
You can't beat a homemade gift, especially when it's the gift of food. (Unless the gift is a greenhouse, a dishwasher or plane tickets to anywhere. There are a handful of exceptions.)
Amanda Stone: Drinks make holidays merrier
I'm a strong believer in liquid courage. Alcohol has been helping introverts loosen their lips since the dawn of time.
Cheryle Finley: Reincorporate Thanksgiving leftovers
Though it's been cold enough to feel like Christmas, let's celebrate Thanksgiving first.
Feast for the finicky: Thanksgiving meals can accommodate all tastes
Three different types of stuffing will be offered on Stacy Fox's table this Thanksgiving: traditional, gluten-free and vegan.
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