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Thanksgiving Recipe: Classic Pumpkin Pie — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Even with all the spiced lattés, pumpkin beers, nutmeg-dusted baked goods, and squash-filled treats in the world, there will always be one day of the year when we crave the real deal. Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie just wouldn't feel right. Here is our version of the classic pie, plus a few tricks to help you make it the best one you've ever had.

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How To Freeze & Reheat Dinner Rolls — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

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We here at The Kitchn are firm believers that the more you can do ahead of your dinner party, the less stress you'll have at your dinner party. Dinner rolls fall squarely in that make-ahead category. In fact, dinner rolls are such a flexible and accommodating kind of recipe that there are multiple points in the process when you can stop, put the rolls on pause, and pick them up again when you want to — whether that's a whole month from now or just a day.

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Healthy, Make-Ahead Recipe Ideas for a Breakfast Potluck? — Good Questions

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Q: Today's question is from me! I'll be participating in a holiday breakfast potluck hosted by my school's nutrition and food science club and I'm looking for some ideas for healthy, make-ahead breakfast recipes that will taste good at room temperature. Any suggestions?

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Essential Recipe: Double-Crust Apple Pie — Recipes from The Kitchn

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I can't think of anything more American to devour on Thanksgiving than an ooey-gooey heap of caramelized apples piled into a crispy, buttery crust. A good apple pie can be oh-so-good, but a bad one, well, it's just flat out depressing. Unfortunately a lot can go wrong when it comes to the classic dessert, but I've done some research to ensure that it doesn't.

Read on for apple pie perfection.

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The Thanksgiving Nudge: How to Convince Traditionalists to Try Something New?

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The Thanksgiving menu phone calls have begun. Questions that pepper the conversation include: Has the turkey been ordered yet? You are, of course, making the onion casserole you make every single year? And remember last year how they ran out of our favorite kind of stuffing? Maybe it'd be good to buy it now just to be safe.

If this sounds familiar, you too may live amidst a family of staunch traditionalists. Heaven forbid you try a new stuffing recipe or leave out the onion casserole in favor of something different. So how to go about shaking things up just a little?

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8 Light & Lovely Fall Soups to Begin Your Thanksgiving Meal

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Thanksgiving dinner might descend into a face-cramming marathon of turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes, but if you start the meal with a bowl of light, creamy, perfectly seasoned soup, your dinner will feel downright elegant, if only for a moment. These eight soups rely on the hearty vegetables of late fall and early winter — roasted carrots, butternut squash, cauliflower — and dress them up with holiday-worthy garnishes like buttered pecans and spicy toasted pumpkin seeds.

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