Alan Pringle

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Thanksgiving side dish: creamed onions with peanuts

The Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book from 1959 insists that “it’s not Thanksgiving unless this specialty is on the table”—and that specialty is creamed onions with peanuts.

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Easy blender pasta sauce

With ingredients I keep on hand in my kitchen, I make a blender pasta sauce in under an hour.

I prefer the flavor of this basic sauce over most jarred sauces from the store.
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Holiday fudge recipes: Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book (1959)

The Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book from 1959 features multiple holiday fudge recipes, including Rocky Road and Old-time Fudge.

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Oster CKSTWF1502-ECO review—and tips for using this ceramic waffle maker

Here’s my Oster CKSTWF1502-ECO review, with tips for getting the most out of a no-frills but excellent ceramic waffle maker.

I wanted a waffle maker, but I didn’t want standard nonstick coatings on it. I have had good luck with ceramic nonstick cookware, so I looked for a waffle maker with ceramic coating on the plates. That’s why I purchased the Oster CKSTWF1502-ECO DuraCeramic waffle maker (usually $20 or less).

After reading the small manual and several online reviews, I did some experimenting to figure out the best ways to use the Oster CKSTWF1502-ECO:

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