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Holiday Meals

Why We Love Garbanzo Bean Meals

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 05.26.2016 | Taste
Ursula Nwobu

I have tried some great recipe ideas and one that I could hardly forget when I tried it recently was the roasted garbanzo beans. It's interesting to know that these legumes have been around for 7000 years and today India, Pakistan, Turkey, Ethiopia and Mexico are the highest producers.

Tips for Reverse-Seared Prime Rib Success

Steven Raichlen | Posted 12.23.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Reverse-searing has flooded the blogosphere recently. So you might be surprised to learn that it's been around since 2001 when one Christopher Finney, member of the competition cooking team Iron Pig BBQ, claims to have invented it

A Holiday Experiment Gone Horribly Right

Reza Bavar | Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste
Reza Bavar

For as long as I can remember, the global turkey and ham conspiracies have worked hard to sell hundreds of millions of turkeys and hams to a populace convinced that the holidays are synonymous with these foods. This year, I had a flash of insight.

PHOTOS: Retro Holiday Foods We're Glad Are History

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.19.2013 | Taste

Some things we'll just never understand.

Top Argentine Wines for the Holidays

Daniel Altman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Taste
Daniel Altman

With the winter holidays coming up, it's a great time to stock up on wine. Argentine wines are meant for sharing and celebrating, so there are plenty to fit the bill. Here are some of our favorite pairings.

Stop Treating Vegetables Like A Sidekick (RECIPES)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste

We all want to bring the best, most raved-about dishes to our holiday parties, but a homemade meal doesn’t mean you have to spend hours in the kitch...

Why I Prefer to Have Thanksgiving in a Restaurant

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Kerr

One year, I said, "Enough! Enough, I said. I have Thanksgiving traditions in my heart that I want to experience with my partner, who is my family." So we decided that we would go out for dinner after spending the noontime meal with someone else's family.

How to Plan Your Thanksgivukkah

Dana Holmes | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

The traditional meal is one of the best parts of any holiday. But I've got to admit, being able to alter the beloved Thanksgiving menu, and combine it with the delicious Hanukkah menu, no less, brings a certain excitement.

Turkey Anyone? | Posted 02.24.2013 | Travel

What will be on the menu for those flying on Xmas day this year... sandwiches, crackers, peanuts or something a little more festive?

Making Room at the Inn: Helping Those With Food Allergies Celebrate -- and Stay Alive

Dr. Ruchi Gupta | Posted 02.22.2013 | Home
Dr. Ruchi Gupta

My wish for the holidays is simple: that all adults and children who have food allergies may enjoy their celebrations to the fullest -- without having to live in fear of food.

How to Host a Stress-Free Holiday Meal

Giada de Laurentiis | Posted 02.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Giada de Laurentiis

The stress of preparing for and hosting holiday parties takes away from some of the enjoyment.

6 Ways To Pair Wine With Your Holiday Meal

Snooth | Posted 01.31.2013 | Taste

No matter what you put on your table, there's a wine for that!

Interview With a Thanksgiving's Turkey and Other Creatures of Rituals

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Rym Tina Ghazal

I'm not trying to impose or advocate a vegetarian lifestyle for everyone. But as we celebrate our different holidays, we might pause, if just for a moment, to remember and appreciate where our meal came from.

6 Seasonal Foods That Fight Fat

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Lisa Drayer, RD, nutritionist and author Yes, fat keeps us warm, protected, and alive. But too much of a good thing can be, well, ba...

12 Expert Tips for Fall Fitness

Posted 10.16.2012 | Home

From the brilliant colors of the leaves to the crisp, cool air and the looming holidays, Autumn is always a very special time of year. But as the temp...

The 5 Best Foods For Bourbon

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The leaves and the farmer's market stalls aren't the only things that are changing this autumn. Our cocktail culture is easing into a new type of seasonal sipping, white wine spritzers be damned.

Meals for the Holiday Rush

Monica Strawbridge | Posted 02.15.2012 | Miami
Monica Strawbridge

This holiday season, intersperse these kinds of meals and the inevitable "what's for dinner?" won't send you down the fast food or takeout path. Your body and wallet will both send thank you notes come the new year.

How To Make A Holiday Meal Fast! From Lucinda Scala Quinn

Posted 02.04.2012 | Women

"Mad Hungry" host Lucinda Scala Quinn answers one viewers question on how to make a holiday meal that's both quick and delicious! What holiday meals a...

Sweet Potato Casserole--
Marshmallows Optional!

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

To me, the ubiquitous sweet potato casserole with marshmallows on top is not an essential part of a holiday meal. However, my daughter's in-laws from ...

A Defense Of Holiday Feasts

Alexander Spring | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home
Alexander Spring

Why shouldn't we focus our holiday get-togethers around food when, biologically, eating makes us feel good?

10 Festive Thanksgiving Feasts at LA Restaurants

Zagat | Posted 01.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Can't take another year of your mother-in-law's burnt turkey? We don't blame you. If you're thinking of grabbing your Thanksgiving feast out, read on for 10 options for where to stuff your face.

The Ultimate White Truffle Experience, Marcella Hazan's recipe for Truffle Tortino

Lael Hazan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lael Hazan

One of the benefits of being the daughter-in-law of Victor and Marcella Hazan is that while at their table I have been exposed to an amazing variety of fabulous wines and exotic foods.

Best Holiday Cookbooks

The New York Times | Christine Muhlke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Summer's homesteading how-to's and grilling guides have given way to fall's fearlessly bountiful lineup. It's the time of year when big chefs send out...