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3 Microwave Hacks for the Best Pecan Pie of Your Life

Is there anything worse than getting ready to bake and finding your brown sugar is basically hard enough to cut glass? This seems to happen to me every Thanksgiving Eve when I’m already coated in flour, reeking of onions and garlic, and in the middle of three other Thanksgiving recipes. Fortunately, there’s one quick microwave trick to solve this problem—and a couple more that are even easier if you have the foresight to check your sugar more than five minutes before you need it. Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie with an Amazing Twist

Pumpkin pie is my absolute favorite treat during the holidays. Lately, I’ve been brainstorming new ways to enjoy this traditional staple. I thought about making a pumpkin crumb pie, a pumpkin cream pie, a pumpkin peach pie or even a pumpkin sweet potato pie. In the end, I decided to leave the famous pumpkin pie as it is, but with one surprise ingredient added. Usually, I enjoy pumpkin pie topped with a dollop of whipped cream. On the other hand, I enjoy sweet potato pie with marshmallows. So I thought, Why not borrow from sweet potato pie and add a little marshmallow to my pumpkin dessert? Hence, Pumpkin Meringue Pie, a marshmallow and whipped cream combo. Continue reading

When Pies Compete, We All Win

This year’s biggest face-off won’t be televised.

Bringing distinctly different styles to the table, three opponents will battle for one coveted title. Households across America will forever be shaped by the outcome. In the end, a victor will be chosen and the runners-up—well, they’re still delicious. But once and for all, we will decide which pies are the big winners: pumpkin, apple or coconut cream.

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An Easy Rustic Pie To Simplify Thanksgiving Dessert

Because my mom loves to cook, she’s taken on the responsibility of feeding our entire family during the holidays. To avoid exhaustion, she’s been utilizing shortcuts, especially when it comes to dessert. Instead of spending an entire day baking her famous pies, she’s now purchasing pies from local bakeries or making simpler desserts at home. I love that she embraces the true reason we have gathered: to spend quality time together. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Desserts Your Way

Here’s a thing that’s great about Thanksgiving: While many dishes are expected, nothing is mandatory. This is America! If you’re not into pie, you don’t need to spend your time rolling dough into quarter-inch thickness. So in the spirit of American ingenuity, we offer a cornucopia (flashback to my third-grade spelling test) of Thanksgiving desserts that are not pie.

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You’ve Never Done This With Coconut! Plus the Best Dessert to Make With It

Growing up, one way my mother expressed her love and appreciation for our family was through the effort she put into the delicious Thanksgiving desserts she tirelessly made from scratch every year. Bringing a homemade dessert to the holiday feast is my way of sharing that loving feeling, passed down from my mom, with my friends and family. Continue reading

Friendsgiving, Potluck Style

Maybe you’re a recent grad who can’t afford to fly home for Thanksgiving. (Been there!) Or maybe Thanksgiving with the family is in the cards, and Friendsgiving is just a great reason to eat pie with your BFFs. (Totally agree.) In any case, it’s time to decide what you’re bringing—and this year, that’s going to be more than just wine. (Right? Right.) We’ve gathered six recipes to help you up your Friendsgiving game—and they’re surprisingly simple to make, too!

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