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A Spooktacular Halloween Party

Throw a Spooktacular Halloween Party with this easy menu of snacks, sweets, and drinks. Or, discover how easy it is to convert any of your favorite recipes into their scariest version! If you don’t feel…

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Meet Meggan

Meggan Hill is a classically-trained chef and professional writer. Her detailed tutorials and meticulously-tested recipes bring success and confidence to home cooks everywhere. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Meggan now lives in sunny Southern California.

What’s in Season in October

Harvest is here, and along with it, some of the best seasonal fruits and vegetables of the year. What’s in season in October is a sampling of both summer and fall favorites. See what fruits…

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Apple Cider Recipe

Invest 10 minutes of prep time and you can transform fresh apples into a classic Apple Cider. This big-batch homemade cider is a sensational party drink idea.

3 hours 10 minutes
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Mulled Cider

Mulled Cider is warmed apple cider infused with brandy and spices. It’s the perfect hot beverage for a cold day, especially around the holidays. Hot Mulled Cider Day is officially September 30, but I usually…

40 minutes
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Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider is simple to make, sweet, and delicious. This welcoming, spiced hot beverage makes the whole house smell amazing, too. In my house, cinnamon and clove-spiced cranberry apple cider is THE…

3 hours 10 minutes
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Hot Turkey Sandwiches

These slow cooker Hot Turkey Sandwiches are a copycat of “Turkey-to-Go” sandwiches from the Minnesota State Fair. For the juiciest shredded turkey you’ve ever tasted, start with a can of beer and end with a stick of butter.

8 hours 20 minutes

Cheese Tortellini in Garlic Butter Sauce

An easy, delicious recipe for Cheese Tortellini in a simple Garlic Butter Sauce with basil. Keep it warm in a crockpot for a party appetizer, or serve up in a big bowl for a comforting weeknight meal in 15 minutes or less.

15 minutes

Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict

Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict is the ultimate breakfast experience: barbecue pulled pork, English muffins, poached eggs, and plenty of Hollandaise!

35 minutes