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It's time to polish that Best Baker on the Block trophy, because these no-fail tips will take your baking to the next level.

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Whip up an amazing Bloody Mary recipe from our wide selection of beverages featuring variations made with vodka, tequila, and even beer. Plus, we throw in ideas for unique drink garnishes, along with our best tips for hosting a cocktail party. Cheers!

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All-Time Favorite Christmas Cookies

It's simple: These very merry Christmas cookie recipes are favorites that you'll want to save, hand down, and make again and again. We've got all the classics, including sugar cookie recipes, Christmas spritz cookies, and spiced gingerbread recipes. Try one of our cookie recipes to share this Christmas!

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60-Minute (and Under) Dinner Rolls

One of the most time-consuming parts of any holiday meal: making the dinner rolls. With the time it takes to prepare the dough, wait for it to rise, and bake, traditional dinner roll recipes can be an all-day affair! Making dinner rolls doesn't have to take all day, though. Whether you make them from scratch or start with a little extra help, you can make delicious dinner rolls in just one hour. So, make preparing your holiday dinner a little easier with these eight quick dinner roll recipes that are all ready in 60 minutes or less!

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Snowman Jars You Can Make in Bulk for Christmas Gifting

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Peerless Pears

Use this guide to check the shape and color as well as the season for the most available pear varieties.

Red Bartlett.

Red Bartlett. Firm, red, and juicy pear; very sweet when ripe. Available August through December.


Forelle. Slightly larger than a Seckel; freckled skin and red blush. Available October through February.


Comice. Hard, green and rounder than a Bartlett, but similar in flavor and texture. Available August through March.


Seckel. A small firm, sweet pear; like a miniature Bosc. Available August through January.


Asian. A light, crisp fruit with a flavor like a cross between an apple and a pear, and a texture similar to a water chestnut. Generally available year-round.


Bosc. Long-neck pear with golden brown skin; very juicy when ripe; softer than a Bartlett. Available August through May.


Anjou. Firm and green, even when ripe; great for eating or baking. Available October through June.


Bartlett. One of the most common pears, firm and bell-shaped; sometimes takes on a red blush. Available July through December.


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