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Thanksgiving Slow Cooker Side Dishes

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2015 Christmas Gift Guide from Better Homes and Gardens

Our holiday gift guide is like having elves of your own! We've hand-picked every product here, for everyone on your list. Your holiday shopping just got merrier!

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Snowman Jars You Can Make in Bulk for Christmas Gifting

Add a frosty flare to your mason jars with this holiday craft that you can make for anyone on your gift list.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers

Overwhelmed with Thanksgiving dinner preparations? Get a head start by making delicious and easy appetizer recipes now. By doing a little cooking ahead of time, you can avoid the hassle on Thanksgiving Day. Our make-ahead appetizers include recipes that can be prepared the day before or up to six months ahead of the holiday.

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Nature Inspired Holiday Decor

With the holiday season upon us, it's that time of year again when we transform our homes from the everyday and fill it with our festive favorites. As much as we may love our seasonal favorites, bringing the beauty of nature indoors for the holidays can give an organic, all-natural aesthetic.

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How to Prep Your Guest Room for the Holidays

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Kwanzaa Recipes & Menus

Make this year's Kwanzaa celebration a treat with delicious traditional recipes and menus. Our Kwanzaa recipes serve a crowd so you can celebrate with your whole family. Start your prep with delicious Kwanzaa bread. Pick from sweet potato biscuits, Kwanzaa corn bread, and more. Main dishes are always the highlight of dinner. For your Kwanzaa meal, try African creole, Cajun catfish, jerk chicken, or Groundnut stew, a tasty dish from West Africa. For your side we've got many traditional Kwanzaa recipes, including Jollof rice, collard greens, Kwanzaa slaw, grits, beans and rice, and okra. End your Kwanzaa dinner with a traditional Kwanzaa dessert. Ambrosia, coconut cake, sweet potato bars, and mango pound cake all offer sweet finishes to your holiday evening. Check out our chef-selected Kwanzaa menus to help pick a complete meal that tastes great and will satisfy your hungry guests. Try our fresh Kwanzaa menu that pairs food from Africa and the New World, our tasty Kwanzaa meal that emphasizes fruits and vegetables, or our Southern menu, which spices up dinner with Cajun flavors, cheese grits, and bright, fresh coleslaw.

Kwanzaa Main Dishes

These tasty meals will create excitement around the table.

Kwanzaa Desserts and Snacks

The perfect ending to a delicious Kwanzaa dinner.

Kwanzaa Menus

These menus can be served throughout the Kwanzaa celebration for family meals...

Kwanzaa Breads

These delicious breads are quick to prepare and good to eat.

Festive Recipes for Kwanzaa Celebrations

Celebrate this holiday with these bold and colorful recipes, perfect for a...

Blending Old and New

This dynamic pairing of recipes brings food from Africa and the New World...

Kwanzaa Side Dishes

Mouth-watering accompaniments to traditional Kwanzaa dishes.

Southern Brunch

Get the family out of bed to celebrate with this delicious meal.

Festive Recipe Ideas for Kwanzaa

Celebrate this holiday with these bold and colorful recipes perfect for a crowd.

Caribbean Favorites

These dishes bring a little piece of the Caribbean to you.

Caribbean Carnival

Explore the diverse heritage of the African family by celebrating with sweet...

Celebration Feast

Share in the bounty of the earth with this scrumptious meal.

Blood Orange Bourbon

A little blood orange juice imbues vodka with a sweet yet tart zing in these...

Kwanzaa Corn Bread Squares

Red sweet pepper makes ordinary corn bread special for the festive table or...

Caramelized Plantains with Rum-Raisin Sauce

Plantains, which look similar to a typical banana, need to be cooked before...

Spicy Marinated Chicken in Onion Sauce

This spicy chicken dish is served in African restaurants around the world. To...

Crazy Critters

Make these animal-shape cookies for children's birthday party treats or plan a...


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