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Ultimate Thanksgiving Recipe Collection

The one day of the year we food lovers all wait for is nearly upon us. Whether your favorite part is the cooking, the eating, or both, we can all agree that Thanksgiving is a pretty awesome day. I hope you’ll find the time to be with family and friends, because the only thing better […]

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The Weekender: TV Appearances + First Taste of the Holidays

Can anyone believe that fall is winding down already? I can’t even really call it “fall” here anymore because all I see is snow and 30 or below temperatures. That might be why I’ve gotten into the holiday spirit a little early this season. But before I got too ahead of myself, we squeezed in […]

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Pick-Your-Flavor Mini Pies: Pumpkin, Apple & Chocolate From One Recipe!

I have been racking my brain lately to come up with the perfect Thanksgiving dessert. Sure, everyone loves pie, but pies can be a pain in the butt to make. And then you run into the problem of trying to please everyone with one pie, which is impossible. So what are you supposed to do? […]

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The Weekender: ‘Tis the Season!

Well my little food-loving fools, it’s officially December, which is possibly the most delicious month of the year. Say hello to piles of Christmas cookies, gallons of eggnog, and pounds of gingerbread. I have but three words to say: BRING IT ON. But before we start prepping for Christmas and New Years, let’s take a […]

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. It’s Thanksgiving tomorrow, and you got assigned to bring a dish even after incessantly insisting you cannot cook. A storm of stress has descended upon to you, and you can’t deny the certainty that you will disappoint all your loved ones. Hold up. I’m not going to let […]

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48 Terrific Turkey Day Recipes

After a full week of Thanksgiving recipes on Smart Cookie, you must be ready to feast like a king on Thursday. But before the big day hits, make sure you’ve got your menu set in stone. I’ve got 48 Terrific Turkey Day Recipes to make this the most delicious Thanksgiving you’ve ever had. What will […]

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5-Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Here is a list of why I cannot give up sugar: These 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Truffles Honestly, it’s a good thing I only made a tiny tester batch, because I couldn’t keep my hands off of these. They’re one of those treats that taste even better than they already sound. And you know what? I’d […]

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The Weekender: TV Debut, Vain Cats, & Turkey Day

It’s been another big week for The Smart Cookie Cook. I had a magazine interview, made my television debut, and we’ve been celebrating Turkey-Approved Week here on the blog. Don’t worry if you missed any of the Thanksgiving festivities along the way; we’re reviewing this week’s posts right now. Let’s review, shall we?

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Turkey-Approved Week, Day 6: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Turkeys

Welcome to Turkey-Approved Week on The Smart Cookie Cook, seven straight days of mouth-watering Thanksgiving recipes that no turkeys were harmed in the making of. With my creative Smart Cookie twist on every recipe, you’re going to have one delicious feast this year! Check out Day 1′s Butternut Squash Alfredo Gnocchi, Day 2′s Apple Cider […]

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Turkey-Approved Week, Day 5: What Smart Cookie is Thankful For Video

Welcome to Turkey-Approved Week on The Smart Cookie Cook, seven straight days of mouth-watering Thanksgiving recipes that no turkeys were harmed in the making of. With my creative Smart Cookie twist on every recipe, you’re going to have one delicious feast this year! Check out Day 1′s Butternut Squash Alfredo Gnocchi, Day 2′s Apple Cider […]