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Choosing the Best Turkey for Your Table

Buying a Thanksgiving turkey? Here are our tips for navigating your options, plus why our global meat buyer recommends organic turkeys.

Pumpkin, More than a Latte Flavor

Do you wake up craving pumpkin spice lattes and fall asleep to dream of pumpkin pie? Find out this season’s latest take on all things pumpkin.

How to Cook with Winter Squash

Tips and recipes for making most of squash season.

How to Make Healthy Budget-Friendly Meals

Thanks to pantry staples, bulk bin discoveries and seasonal produce, you can create healthy, budget-friendly meals.

Our Favorite Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert: Kite Hill Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart

Kite Hill’s new Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart is baked with real pumpkin and creamy almondmilk ricotta in a crunchy gingersnap crust and it’s only at Whole Foods Market!

7 Delicious Things to do with Pumpkin

From breakfast to soup and a side to dessert, here are seven ways to cook and bake with fresh or canned pumpkin.

Halloween Pinsperation

Feeling crafty this Halloween? Check out these fun DIY projects to help you make this year’s celebration the most creative spooktacular ever.

3 Ways to Make a Cheese Plate

Be the toast of your holiday party with an elegant and delicious cheese plate. Here are three wow-worthy combinations to try at your next get-together.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheddar Cheese

Cheddar may be the iconic cheese of childhood, so it’s understandable if as an adult, you think you know all about it. But it’s time to take another look. (Hint: It pairs well with beer!)

Warm Up With Hot New Drinks

Dreary weather is the perfect excuse to experiment with new warming drink recipes and products. Try one or all of these suggestions to keep the chill out this winter.

What's For Dinner? Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

We’ve got recipes and how-tos, so you can simmer up some pot roast tonight!

Cheers for Beers

Our beer slingers take their suds seriously at Whole Foods Market. Jackie Dodd of the award-winning blog The Beeroness shares what to know before you go. Plus we've got recipes for cooking and baking with beer when you return home.

Step-By-Step: Hot Dog Sea Monsters


Favorite New Recipe: Slow-Cooker Three-Cheese Enchilada Casserole

We asked Molly Siegler, our culinary content editor, to share some of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen.

What's for Dinner? The Cauliflower Comeback

Heads up on cauliflower, the star of delicious fall recipes.

Creepy, Crawly, Spooky, Silly: Halloween Food Ideas

Dressing up your food for Halloween is a blast. Here are some super easy Halloween recipes that’ll make everyone scream with delight.

Watch: One Family's Biodynamic Dream

David and Victoria Byrnes founded Yellow Barn Biodynamic because they wanted to try to provide the purest food for their children. On their Biodynamic farm, they both aim to work in harmony with the land and rely on natural resources to make it produce more and better. The result is more than just beautiful produce, it’s chance for their family to make a profound connection to the planet.

Quick Meals for Halloween Night

Before your pirates and ghosts head out for hours of candy collecting on Halloween, sit them down for a nourishing meal. We’ve got quick and easy recipe ideas that won’t scare you (or your kids) away.

Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Bites

There’s no need to move monstrous mountains of sugar in the name of frightful fun. From baby carrot fingers to apple monster mouths, kids can have a fantastically spooky time with treats that have nutrients lurking inside.

Kitchen Hack: How To Prep Garlic

Raw or cooked, garlic’s familiar flavor and aroma elevate recipes from good to great making chicken, potatoes, pasta sauces and dips sing. Whether you need a clove or a head, we’ll teach how to separate, peel, slice and chop, so you can make the most of this cooking essential.

Halloween Treats They Won’t Trade

All of the Halloween candies we sell at Whole Foods Market are made without hydrogenated fats and artificial colors, flavors, preservatives and sweeteners. Here are a few of my family’s favorites.

All Things Pumpkin

From smoothies and soup to granola and coffee, we’re talking about a hallmark flavor of fall — pumpkin.

What’s For Dinner? Delicious and Versatile Lentils

Turn to lentils for speedy weeknight meals.

Vegan Baking Tips and Recipes

New to vegan baking? There are plenty of alternatives for honey, eggs, butter, milk and cream, so treats such as cakes, pies, cookies and quick breads are within your reach.

Money-Saving Tips for Fast and Easy Meals

Here are my favorite pointers (plus coupons!), so you can get dinner on the table with ease and get more of the good stuff for less than you think.