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Food 2020-11-26T15:18:28Z
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What Thanksgiving dinner looks like in different parts of the country

From Italian manicotti in New Jersey to mushroom gravy in the Pacific Northwest, Thanksgiving dinner looks different depending on where you call home.
Food 2020-11-25T22:39:11Z
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A resurfaced video of Kamala Harris' turkey tips is making the rounds on TikTok, and people are hailing her as a Thanksgiving hero

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris shared her turkey brining tips in 2019 and TikTok users are now making their own versions using her advice.
Food 2020-11-25T22:01:56Z
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I made Ina Garten's easy turkey breast recipe, and it's great for a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner

The Barefoot Contessa's turkey breast recipe was easy to pull together, filled with acidic and herby flavors, and required 11 total ingredients.
Food 2020-11-25T21:41:17Z

10 easy pasta dishes to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers

From mashed potato gnocchi to stuffing meatballs, use every last bit of Thanksgiving leftovers with these pasta recipes.
Food 2020-11-25T20:55:30Z

Stop pretending you like turkey. It's no good on Thanksgiving, or any other day.

This year, holiday gatherings will be smaller due to COVID-19 restrictions. If less than half of your table wants turkey, it's not worth cooking.
Entertainment 2020-11-25T20:28:33Z

22 alcohol brands you didn't realize were owned by celebrities

A lot of stars own wineries or have liquor labels. Here are some famous folks you didn't realize dabbled in the alcohol and spirits industry.
Food 2020-11-25T18:33:40Z

Cinnabon is selling huge tubs of its frosting, and it's the perfect ingredient for holiday baking and snacking

The popular cinnamon-roll chain is selling its signature topper, so I tasted it and reviewed 3 recipes on the pint that list it as a star ingredient.
Food 2020-11-25T17:25:41Z

9 easy ways to upgrade your leftovers

From using the right storage containers to adding spices, safely and easily reinvent your Thanksgiving leftovers with these simple food hacks.
Food 2020-11-25T16:33:01Z

I tried Reese Witherspoon's favorite fall cocktail, and her autumnal take on the Aperol spritz is the perfect drink for Thanksgiving

Reese Witherspoon's Fizzy Apple Cider was approved by some of New York City's top mixologists — and it's a perfect Thanksgiving cocktail.
Food 2020-11-25T16:18:50Z

McDonald's has temporarily stopped distributing its Disney World-themed toys because they included QR codes that led to 'unintended search results' when scanned

WDW News Today said it learned that McDonald's would temporarily stop distributing the toys through an "internal McDonald's Restaurant Brief Alert."
Food 2020-11-25T15:23:15Z

Ina Garten just shared her easy pecan pie recipe for Thanksgiving, and it only takes 10 minutes of prep

Ina Garten posted the recipe for her maple pecan pie just in time for Thanksgiving, assuring fans that using a store-bought pie crust is "just fine!"
Food 2020-11-25T15:13:00Z

I tried 5 soda-filled recipes from the Mountain Dew cookbook, and I'm pleasantly surprised by the results

I made soda-infused Flamin' Hot Cheetos bites, Mountain Dew salsa, Mountain Dew grilled cheese, two-ingredient cupcakes, and a Mountain Dew margarita.
Food 2020-11-25T14:29:00Z

I tried 15 of Entenmann's most popular treats, and the doughnuts are far from the best

I taste-tested, reviewed, and ranked some of Entenmann's most popular cakes, pastries, and doughnuts. Here's how the sweet treats stacked up.
Food 2020-11-25T14:28:00Z

18 of the best things to get at Aldi this month for under $5

For November, the budget-friendly grocery store is offering plenty of festive products, including pumpkin pie, popcorn tins, and holiday candles.
Sports 2020-11-25T12:21:18Z

Patrick Mahomes says he plans on slathering his Thanksgiving dinner with ketchup, probably his first misstep of 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback has previously said he puts the condiment on his mac and cheese, as well as his steaks.
Entertainment 2020-11-25T11:49:02Z

You can buy Baby Yoda's blue macarons from 'The Mandalorian' for $49

The macarons are officially called "Nevarro Nummies," named after the volcanic planet where Baby Yoda attends a school class.
Food 2020-11-24T22:18:00Z

I tried 8 different vegan roasts, and the winner would be the star of any holiday spread

We reviewed eight vegan ham and turkey substitutes from Whole Foods 365, Gardein, Tofurkey, and more to see which has the best value and taste.
Food 2020-11-24T21:56:00Z

7 celebrity chefs' favorite Thanksgiving dishes for eating alone this year

From Rachael Ray's one-pan Thanksgiving dinner to Ina Garten's green beans, here's what celebrity chef's think you should cook for a solo dinner.
Food 2020-11-24T21:02:00Z

We tried store-bought pumpkin pies from 5 major grocery stores and Wegmans' tasted practically homemade

While most of the pies had redeeming qualities, the pumpkin pie from Wegmans impressed Insider's taste-testers the most.
Celebrity 2020-11-24T19:39:29Z

Martha Stewart says she's never felt sexy, even as a model: 'I'm waiting for that day'

Martha Stewart began a successful modeling career when she was 16. But despite her sultry pool selfie this summer, she says she's never felt sexy.
Celebrity 2020-11-24T18:58:42Z

Forget Kylie Jenner — Martha Stewart became a billionaire in a single day

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia went public in 1999 and tripled in value, turning lifestyle guru Martha Stewart into an instant billionaire.
Food 2020-11-24T18:03:59Z

17 easy ways to make stuffing better using things you might already have in your kitchen

Adding things like cream-based soups, wine, bacon, or even saltine crackers can take your stuffing to the next level.
Food 2020-11-24T15:10:31Z

Chefs share the best desserts to make in an air fryer

This holiday season, professional chefs suggest turning off the oven and baking these pies, cookies, and pastries in the air fryer instead.
Food 2020-11-24T14:17:00Z

13 ways to trick people into thinking your store-bought pie is homemade

Chefs, bakers, and foodies shared their best hacks for upgrading premade pies, from adding cheese to making your own whipped cream.
Food 2020-11-24T13:17:00Z

6 easy hacks from Michelin-star chefs to upgrade your mashed potatoes

Insider asked Michelin-starred chefs to share their easy tips and tricks for making the best mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving.
Food 2020-11-23T21:21:00Z

I made pumpkin pie using 3 celebrity-chef recipes, and the worst was from a baking legend

I tested famous recipes from three famous chefs — Dominique Ansel, Alton Brown, and Bobby Flay — to see which would result in the best pumpkin pie.
Celebrity 2020-11-23T20:35:08Z

Martha Stewart says her sultry pool selfie that went viral this summer was a mistake

Martha Stewart revealed that she actually snapped her viral pool selfie by accident, but at least it taught her the meaning of "thirst trap."
Food 2020-11-23T16:59:00Z

How to use a slow cooker to make your whole Thanksgiving dinner

Insider spoke with several cookbook authors and slow cooker experts for tips and tricks on how to cook your entire Thanksgiving meal in a slow cooker.
Food 2020-11-23T16:44:00Z

7 unusual vintage Thanksgiving dishes that no one makes anymore

Thanksgiving celebrations revolve around food, but the recipes people follow have changed over the years.
Food 2020-11-22T17:02:00Z

Tsunami cakes ooze with icing

Baker Nayane Capistrano has been making cakes for 10 years and developed tsunami cakes. The cakes ooze with icing.
Food 2020-11-22T12:37:00Z

Michelin-star chefs share 7 Thanksgiving desserts that'll make you forget pumpkin pie exists

Insider asked Michelin-starred chefs to share their favorite Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie, plus tips to re-create some of them.
Food 2020-11-22T08:58:00Z

14 Thanksgiving dishes that don't require an oven

Sometimes, for whatever reason, an oven isn't available for use on Thanksgiving. We've rounded up 14 different Thanksgiving foods that don't need one.
Food 2020-11-22T08:58:00Z

Here's when you should start cooking every dish for Thanksgiving

With the right preparation and schedule, you can get Thanksgiving dinner on the table stress-free.
Food 2020-11-22T08:58:00Z

7 Thanksgiving hacks that will make your turkey juicier, evenly cooked, and tastier than ever

Cooking a great turkey is one of the greatest challenges an amateur cook can face. Follow this expert advice for a perfectly juicy turkey.
Entertainment 2020-11-21T18:21:00Z

A 'Great British Bake Off' finalist fended off online bullies after a fan-favorite competitor was eliminated

Fans of "The Great British Baking Show" are calling for #JusticeForHermine after she was eliminated in place of the finalist Laura Adlington.
Food 2020-11-21T17:02:00Z

This farm handpicks 2,000 pounds of blueberries a day

Josh Pond hand-rakes 2,000 pounds of blueberries a day during harvest season. Its most popular item is the 5-pound box of frozen blueberries.
Lifestyle 2020-11-21T15:50:00Z

I tried 5 different brands of powdered hot cocoa, and the best felt like drinking a bar of chocolate

I reviewed Ghirardelli, Hershey's, Land O'Lakes, Publix, and Swiss Miss hot cocoa powders to find the best mix to buy. Here's how they compared.
Food 2020-11-21T13:03:00Z

I downsized my Thanksgiving dinner to make a full holiday feast for 2, and it was surprisingly easy

With family gatherings limited this year due to COVID-19, many people will be making Thanksgiving dinner for smaller groups.
Food 2020-11-21T12:01:00Z

Michelin-star chefs share 7 hacks to make your turkey the star of Thanksgiving

Insider asked Michelin-starred chefs to share their hacks for making a delicious Thanksgiving turkey.
News 2020-11-21T07:16:13Z

People waited 14 hours in line for the first In-N-Out burgers ever served in Colorado as police tweeted about traffic jams and other local spots to grab food instead

The iconic California fast-food joint opened its first locations in Colorado on Friday, causing a miles-long line and a 14-hour drive-thru wait.
Food 2020-11-20T20:48:13Z

Ina Garten shared her favorite easy side dishes for a 'micro Thanksgiving'

Ina Garten's "micro Thanksgiving" menu includes herb and apple bread pudding and chipotle smashed sweet potatoes.
Lifestyle 2020-11-20T19:25:21Z

I made stuffing using 3 recipes from celebrity chefs, and the best was also the easiest to make

I followed stuffing recipes from celebrity chefs Ina Garten, Paula Deen, and Ree Drummond to find out how they compared and which one is the best.
Food 2020-11-20T18:55:58Z

Gordon Ramsay quietly donated $50,000 to help with medical bills for the 14-year-old 'MasterChef Junior' contestant who died of a rare cancer

Gordon Ramsay posted a tribute to Ben Watkins the day after the young cook died, but he also made a $50,000 donation back in August.
Food 2020-11-20T17:02:00Z

Popular fast-food restaurants in every state

We list popular fast-food restaurants from every state in the US, from large chains like In-N-Out to local favorites like Olneyville New York System.
Food 2020-11-20T16:28:00Z

I cooked an entire Thanksgiving dinner using only Guy Fieri recipes, and it was a 10-hour roller-coaster through Flavortown

In 10 hours, I made and reviewed the famous "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" chef's cranberry sauce, turkey, mashed potatoes, pecan pie, and stuffing.
Food 2020-11-20T16:01:00Z

I tried 3 different kinds of store-bought brown gravy, and the richest tasting was also the best value

An Insider reporter tested out three different kinds of brown gravy to see which one is worthy of your holiday feast.
Food 2020-11-19T20:52:04Z

The best food to get at Bryant Park Winter Village

Back in December 2019, we visited The Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. After trying all the food there, we narrowed it down to a top three.
Food 2020-11-19T20:25:49Z

You can order a giant turkey-shaped ice cream cake from Baskin-Robbins this Thanksgiving

Baskin-Robbins' Thanksgiving ice cream cake featuring a caramel praline "glaze" and sugar cone "legs" looks just like a roast turkey.
Food 2020-11-19T19:44:51Z

People bored of gingerbread houses are making 'charcuterie chalets.' And they need to stop.

"Charcuterie chalets" are gingerbread houses made out of meats and cheeses. They're impractical and less festive than the original holiday treat.
Food 2020-11-19T19:30:00Z

Trick your family with this 'turkey' cake

Sarah Hardy makes incredible realistic cakes and chocolates by hand. From realistic chocolate fossils to severed head cakes, her work is lifelike.
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