The Best Baking Tips We've Ever Published

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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Bloody Mary Recipes

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

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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Get rid of the lumps by mixing thoroughly before cooking.

Gravy is the star of many great dishes. Here are a few secrets to help you make sensational gravy:

  • If you're making gravy for something that's been roasted or pan-fried, deglaze the pan and use the drippings for extra flavor.
  • For lump-free gravy, make sure the flour or cornstarch is thoroughly mixed with the fat or the cold liquid before cooking it.
  • Cook and stir constantly (use a whisk) until the gravy boils and thickens.
  • Browned bits of meat or poultry in gravy add lots of flavor, so don't bother with straining them out.
  • To finish gravy, season it to taste with salt and pepper and, if needed, thin it with a little broth, wine, or milk.

How to Make Turkey Gravy


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