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Frisky Eats: 20 Creative Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Remember that commercial where every guest walks through the door at Thanksgiving dinner saying “we brought the green bean casserole” and then that’s all the family has to eat? None of us want to be that guy, right? This is why being asked to bring a dish to Thanksgiving dinner can be all kinds of stressful. Traditional Thanksgiving sides are delicious, but you know your great aunt or that humblebragging frenemy of yours are going to contribute those staples to your gathering, so why not bring something different? Here are 20 Thanksgiving side dish options that are inspired by the basics but aren’t your run-of-the-mill stuffing, mashed potatoes, or green bean casserole.

Frisky Eats: Toward A Better Cranberry Relish

Cranberries are the most maligned of all Thanksgiving foods. What’s up with that? Sure, they taste terrible on their own raw — they’re hard and crunchy and really, really sour — but if you cook them right they’re the bomb! You don’t have to abandon your canned cranberry sauce if you’re Team Cranberry Jell-O, but consider giving one of these innovative, fresh-cooked cranberry relish recipes a whirl this Thanksgiving, too.

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Frisky Eats: 10 Totally Tasty Toast Recipes

Toast! It’s not just for breakfast! I am of the opinion that more often than not, toasting a piece of bread makes it better. And slathering on some sort of mix of toppings makes it a meal. The next time you’re hungry but feeling too lazy to cook anything crazy, whip up one of these super simple and delicious toast — crostini if you’re nasty — recipes.

Frisky Eats: Kristin Cavallari Helps Us Cook Up Some Delicious And Spicy Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

These Were Soooo Good!

Football season is in full swing, and all that time spent rejiggering your fantasy team, debating with your coworkers about who has better defense, and going hoarse screaming at the television screen every Thursday, Sunday and Monday works up quite an appetite. Who better to show us how to whip up some tasty tailgating snacks than Kristin Cavallari, foodie, shoe designer, football fan, wife to the Chicago Bears’ Jay Cutler and mom to sons Jackson and Camden. (Oh yeah, and you probably recognize her from two little shows called “The Hills” and “Laguna Beach.”) Kristin already showed me how to make some seriously simple, delicious, sweet and salty bacon-wrapped butternut squash. Now that I’ve cleaned my plate, it’s time for tailgating snack number two — sausage-stuffed jalapeno poppers. Instead of being greasy and deep-fried, they’re roasted in the oven just the way I like ‘em. Keep reading »

Frisky Eats: Kristin Cavallari Shows Us How To Make Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash (Perfect For Tailgating!)

Frisky Eats: Kristin Cavallari Shows Us How To Make Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash (Perfect For Tailgating!)
I Can Eat A Whole Plate Myself, Seriously

Football season is in full swing, and all that time spent rejiggering your fantasy team, debating with your coworkers about who has better defense, and going hoarse screaming at the television screen every Thursday, Sunday and Monday works up quite an appetite. Who better to show us how to whip up some tasty tailgating snacks than Kristin Cavallari, foodie, shoe designer, football fan, wife to the Chicago Bears’ Jay Cutler and mom to sons Jackson and Camden. (Oh yeah, and you probably recognize her from two little shows called “The Hills” and “Laguna Beach.”) First, Kristin shows me how to make some seriously simple, delicious, sweet and salty bacon-wrapped butternut squash. Ready, set, EAT! Keep reading »

Frisky Eats: 12 Cozy Crock Pot Soups

Autumn is in full swing, and that means the perfect excuse to eat rich, hearty crock pot soups for every meal. There’s nothing better than walking through the door in the evening to the smell of a delicious dinner that’s been slowly cooking for you while you toiled away at work. Even though you just pop them in to cook and go on with your day, crock pot meals always taste like you spent hours over the stove putting them together, and that makes them so much more satisfying. Click through for 12 heavenly soups to keep you warm this season.

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