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This cranberry sauce recipe is so easy and delicious that you’ll never open another can of cranberry sauce again!

  • 1 (12-ounce) bag fresh cranberries (Ocean Spray)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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Delicious apple pie is perfect all year round

  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • 6 cups thinly sliced, peeled apples (about 6 medium)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
4.4/5 (12 Votes)

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You can bake and freeze the pastry for these little puffs in advance, but wait to add the cheesy, creamy herb filli...

  • PASTRY:
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut up
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • FILLING:
  • 4 ounces cream cheese with chive and onion
  • 3 ounces soft goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, snipped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill or basil, snipped
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4.2/5 (25 Votes)

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Fluffy but thin, tangy, delicate Best Make-Ahead Buttermilk Pancakes whip up with ease! The batter stores well in t...

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 pound unsalted butter, 1 stick, melted
  • 4 cups buttermilk (or 1/4 cup cider vinegar or fresh lemon juice added to 3 3/4 cups with milk, stirred and microwaved for 45 seconds)
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons sugar, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
4.2/5 (16 Votes)

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This cornbread recipe is perfect for making the night before any big holiday gathering, so that you can take time t...

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, divided
  • 3 cups white cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 7 large eggs, divided
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 3 cups soft breadcrumbs
  • 2 medium onions, diced, about 2 cups
  • 1 large bunch celery, diced, about 3 cups
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh sage or 1 tablespoon dried rubbed sage
  • 6 (10 1/2-ounce) cans condensed chicken broth, undiluted
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
3.9/5 (69 Votes)

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The quintessential casserole for the holidays

  • 1 (10-3/4 ounce) can CAMPBELL'S® Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 (9-ounces each) packages frozen cut green beans, thawed*
  • 1 1/3 cups FRENCH'S® Original or Cheddar French Fried Onions
3.4/5 (14 Votes)

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