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Archive for November, 2011

Pizza Party Giveaway

My co-author, Jeff, and I wrote our latest book, Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day, because we love pizza.You can’t bake these recipes without creating a party, whether it’s for an evening spent watching a movie or a big gathering of friends in the backyard. Pick the crust and toppings to suit […]

Cookbooks for Gifting (and Trying)

Our desks have been overflowing with mountains of amazing new cookbooks this year, covering all cuisine and every niche imaginable (like biscuits and mini pies). So we were thrilled to see the New York Times editors’ top cookbook picks for 2011 – great for holiday gifts or for adding to your own collection. We’ve covered […]

Beet Salad with Walnuts, Dates, and Plenty of Garlic

When it comes time for Russian soirees, there’s no shortage of little bites, known in Russian as zakuski, that precede the main event. Personally, I’ve always been of the zakuski persuasion myself, enjoying the generous spread and often skipping the main course all together. The word zakuski comes from the word zakusit, meaning “to have […]

Cookie Swap 2.0: Cookies & Cocktails

Gear up for holiday baking with Cooking Channel. Your favorite celebrities, chefs & Food People have opened their kitchens to share their best cookie recipes. From Cookie Monster’s sugar cookies to Kelsey’s Peppermint Meltaways, we’ll keep you baking all season. Visit our All-Star Cookie Swap, then head over to FoodNetwork.com for great takes on holiday […]

Meatless Monday: Tofu Salad With Chive Ginger Oil

Recover from Thanksgiving indulgences with a meat-free meal tonight: a filling tofu dinner salad drizzled with ginger-chive dressing.

Craving: Holiday Cookies

Gear up for holiday baking with Cooking Channel. Your favorite celebrities, chefs & Food People have opened their kitchens to share their best cookie recipes. From Cookie Monster’s sugar cookies to Kelsey’s Peppermint Meltaways, we’ll keep you baking all season. Visit our All-Star Cookie Swap, then head over to FoodNetwork.com for great takes on holiday […]

Get Ready For Cooking Channel’s Holiday Programming

We’re celebrating the season with a whole line-up of festive holiday specials and shows! Join Chuck when he tackles Christmas dinner for the first time, enjoy Cookies & Cocktails with Kelsey Nixon, Chrissy Teigen and Jon Legend, and make sure to save room for Nadia G.’s outrageous 7-course feast.

Turkey Sloppy Joes

Come end of November, the only thing that rivals the anticipation of Thanksgiving dinner is the following week of Thanksgiving leftovers. The midnight fridge raid for a sliver of pie. A scoop of potatoes au gratin reheated for breakfast alongside some scrambled eggs. Another raid on the fridge for another piece of pie. However, the […]

Cooking Channel’s Holiday Gift Guide for Food People

Black Friday — it’s the Olympics of shopping. The one day of the year all hell breaks loose and decorum goes out the window. Avoid disaster by starting your day with a game plan and, of course, gift ideas so you aren’t left in the dust. (We recommend starting your day with the proper fuel. […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Cooking Channel!  We hope you enjoy your day with family and friends.  Share your best pics with us on Facebook and Twitter! Tomorrow, enjoy Day 2 with our amazing Leftovers Recipes. While you’re in your digestive daze, start dreaming about Holiday Cookies!

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