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To get you on the fast track to porcine deliciousness, the editors at KitchenDaily and Slashfood have put together an exhaustive ham primer and purchasing guide. Never cooked a ham at home, either? They've also got serving suggestions, and celebrity chef Curtis Stone's recipe for making your very own honey glazed ham in the comfort of your own home.
In a brilliant move, KitchenDaily editors turned to the true experts — their moms — to deem which holiday fruitcake tasted best. What brand came out on top, and what was voted best doorstop? To find out, head over to KitchenDaily for the full story.
The brick detail on the chimney looks realistic, but isn't as hard as one might think. Aspiring bakers needn't more than fluffy yellow cake, buttercream frosting, fruit tape, and a few other ingredients and utensils. For step-by-step photos and a detailed recipe, head over to KitchenDaily.
The key to these supporting dishes is to make each singular platter extraordinary in its own right. Take the road less traveled by introducing less-frequented flavors: red pepper in polenta, curried cauliflower, or grape-and-pumpkin relish.
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