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December 12, 2016
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Make waking up and brunching look easy. Get a step-by-step guide and recipes for brunch-perfect cocktails and mocktails.
December 9, 2016
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Twelve delectable cheeses. Each one carefully curated by our Global Cheese Buyer. Each one 50% off on its featured day. Talk about a reason to celebrate! Whether you’re putting together a cheese board, hosting a brunch or craving a nibble while curling up with a good book, these twelve selections will make delicious additions to your holiday traditions.
December 7, 2016
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To celebrate Hanukkah, we eat food fried in oil, especially traditional potato latkes and donuts. But there is no reason you can’t get creative and a little lighter with your Hanukkah foods.
December 1, 2016
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If you’re hosting friends and family this holiday season, consider a floral arrangement as the finishing touch for the dinner table, dessert bar or cocktail station. We asked our Global Floral Buyers Kate O’Connor and Amanda Rainey for their tips and tricks for buying, arranging and ensuring your flowers look fresh and vibrant long after the party’s over.
December 1, 2016
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Putting a personal touch on your gift-giving is a sure-fire way to make your favorite people feel special. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced DIYer, we’ve got recipes for handmade bath and body gifts that feature fragrant essential oils and other ingredients you can find in our stores. We recommend spending a little time making several batches at once so that you’ll have plenty of gifts on hand.
November 30, 2016
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Christmas trees, tabletop trees, garlands, and assorted greenery. We've got everything you need to infuse your home with some holiday spirit in our floral department. Read on for decorating inspiration, tips and tricks from a few of our favorite entertaining bloggers.
November 25, 2016
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Family gatherings, traveling, hosting, busy party schedules and, of course, food are the hallmarks of the holiday season. From Pistachio-Citrus Rugelach at a party to the experimental Grilled Turkey at the big meal, the food is a highlight just as much (or more than?) as the gifts and vacation time. While health isn’t always top of mind, here are some ways to maintain your feel-good goals through to year’s end while still enjoying that special day.
November 25, 2016
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Dreaming of cocoa season? We’ve got the tips, tricks and recipes that’ll help you make the most of it.
November 25, 2016
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’Tis the season for desserts. While holiday pies and cookies steal a lot of the limelight, cakes never go out of season. Here are five of my top picks for cakes for any occasion, and remember, now’s the time to stock up on our 365 Everyday Value® baking essentials like flour, sugar, spices and more!
November 23, 2016
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Mom, Dad, kids, grandparents, teachers, neighbors and more! We’ve got gifts for absolutely everyone on your list. Read on for ideas and inspiration.
November 18, 2016
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Chefs — they’re just like us! — but with expertly prepared dishes on their Thanksgiving tables, of course. Find out how four pros plan on spending the holiday, and steal their secrets to make your meal even more special.

November 18, 2016
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You did it: You cooked up a sensational holiday meal. Now reap the rewards of leftovers with tips that will have you raiding the fridge in style.
November 8, 2016
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Gifts, get-togethers and great wines—it must be the holidays! From wine-of-the-moment Whites and Sparklers, to elegant and old-world Reds, our wine experts thoughtfully made this list and checked it twice. We couldn't be more excited to share them with you.

November 3, 2016
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With the holiday season upon us, and your social calendar is filling up! From cookie swaps to midnight countdowns and everything in between, there’s plenty of opportunity to party down. We’re loving mocktails as an option for these festive occasions — here's why you should, too: 

November 3, 2016
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You really can please everyone! Get tips and recipes for entertaining vegetarian, vegan and other guests with special diets at your holiday table.
November 3, 2016
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We want to be a part of all of the ways you celebrate. Whether you’re cooking for Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving, Christmas or Hanukkah (or, hey, all of the above!), snap a picture of your favorite memories and moments and share on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #MyHolidayTradish. We’ll be following along and sharing some of them on our holiday website and social media channels.
November 1, 2016
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Ready to get started with your Thanksgiving menu planning? Check out our top 10 Thanksgiving recipes, covering the classics (basic brine for turkey, oven-roasted Brussels sprouts and more) as well as some surprises (Thanksgiving “risotto,” butternut squash rolls and more).
October 28, 2016
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The “Kids in the Kitchen” blog series, brought to you by Whole Kids Foundation®, includes tips and tricks to encourage kids’ participation in all kitchen activities — especially in meal planning, prepping, serving and eating. Give kids good choices, and they’ll make good choices!

November 11, 2015
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Take advantage of raspberries’ delicious late-year harvest.
November 9, 2015
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From slaw to salad to oven-roasted side, here are seven ways to serve Brussels sprouts this season.