Crock Pot Beef Brisket

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This recipe is fun and delicious and can be used in so many ways! Pictured here with extra veggies. … [Read more...]

Melon Dreidels for Hanukkah

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Pictured: Latkes, which are not melon dreidels, but I never snapped a pic of the dreidels. I ate them. Who says a dreidel must be fashioned from clay? Low on the glycemic load and index, this treat is colorful and fun! … [Read more...]

Zucchini latkes

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Old-Fashioned Egg Nog

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Pictured: A shamrock drink, not unlike the 'nog. Egg nog isn't the reason for the season, but it is the delicious, chilled icing in the glass. … [Read more...]

Make a snowflake online (and other fun holiday diversions)

More fun than dandruff flakes.Mindless merry-making munching will get many a person into trouble.Here are some ways of keeping occupied and in the spirit of the holiday season(s)this December:1. Make a Flake. This website will keep you animated about … [Read more...]

Fred Hahn: Strong Kids Healthy Kids

Hot off of the presses, and just in time for the holiday season, Fred Hahn has done it again. The author of The Slow Burn Fitness Revolution has anted up. But this time, it's for the kids. Strong Kids Healthy Kids: The Revolutionary Program … [Read more...]

More bacon gifts for the holidays

In addition to the bacon goodness that comprises yesterday's list of porcine presents, following are more gift ideas for the baconistas out there. 5. Bacon candle. Technically, this candle is part of a BLT candle trio (bacon, lettuce and tomato), but … [Read more...]

Top bacon gifts for Christmas

Seen until now, primarily only in government, why not bring a little pork home for the holidays?Contrary to popular opinion, a bag of pork rinds in the stocking isn't going to go very far in terms of winning points with the Christmas crowd. Aside … [Read more...]

Low Carb Turkey Pot Pie

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The bird's the word in the following days to Thanksgiving. Turkey soon leads to leftovers, but there's no need for them to be anything but savory and delectable. … [Read more...]

Cranberry Frozen Frappuccino

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You may be looking at a refrigerator filled with leftovers this morning from your Thanksgiving feast. Why not start with a new frappuccino to set the mood? Made with cranberry tea and topped with a dollop of cranberry sauce, this festive, … [Read more...]

Easy Turkey Gravy

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Gravy: condiment of Pilgrims everywhere This recipe was taught to me by my step-mother when I was a teenager. I was surprised how something so easy turned into a thick, bubbly, and delicious gravy--and I helped! … [Read more...]

Giblet Gravy

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You'll flip your giblets over this savory gravy. Turkeys are filled with parts that people don't always want to eat on a stick, but wouldn't mind seeing made into a thick and savory gravy. Why toss some of the giblets, when you can add them to … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Safe Turkey Preparation

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Talking turkey should always include a discussion regarding safety. While turkeys can't lash out (unless they are Ninja turkeys--and then you will only know after they have dispatched you forthwith), working with poultry has propensities towards … [Read more...]

Deep Fried Turkey

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Turkeys are fabulous birds. The veritable little black dress of the Thanksgiving scene, turkeys are practically perfect in every way. Frying a turkey will require a special piece of equipment called a turkey fryer (see below for more details), but … [Read more...]

Butterball sponsoring live turkey chat, November 25

From Butterball.com: Ready to talk turkey? Don't miss your chance to talk virtually with the Talk-Line Experts! Join the Butterball Web chat November 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT. Can't make the chat? Safe turkey tips coming soon. … [Read more...]