COOKING VIDEO: Alton Brown’s Christmas Soup

  What does Alton Brown eat for Christmas? A hearty, peppery soup that’s been a family favorite for generations. Tangy with red wine vinegar and nicely peppery, the hearty winter soup is packed with kale, kidney beans, kielbasa and potatoes. Whether or not you serve it on Christmas, this soup can be enjoyed all winter.…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Dice Onions Like A Professional Chef

  Do you dice and slice onions “freestyle,” with mixed results? The same size pieces cook evenly. If your dice range from small to medium, the small pieces can burn while you’re waiting for the larger dice to soften. Watch a professional chef show you how to dice and slice onions the right way. Don’t…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Serve a Wassail Bowl For Christmas

  While every family has its own Christmas traditions, how about adding one from medieval England: the wassail bowl? Wassail (pronounced WAH-sul) is an Anglo-Saxon term meaning “good health,” from the Middle English “wæs hæil.” During the holiday season, the host would invite friends over for a drink. The festivities began when he held up…
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COOKING VIDEO: Yummy, Low-Calorie Roasted Carrots And Parsnips Recipe

  If you’re like most people, you probably enjoy carrots. But have you tried their cousins, parsnips? Parsnips look like large, pale yellow carrots (the flesh underneath is creamy white). When cooked, they have an even sweeter taste than carrots, delivering subtle notes of butterscotch, cardamom and honey. Like carrots, parsnips are native to the…
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RECIPE: What To Do With Leftover Stuffing

  If you have too much leftover stuffing from Thanksgiving dinner, convert it into this delicious appetizer, side or snack: fried stuffing balls, which look similar to falafel. Get out the cookie dough scoop, make stuffing balls, cover with breadcrumbs and pan fry in minutes. You can turn leftover cranberry sauce into a dipping sauce;…
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