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Classic snickerdoodle cookies! Cinnamon sugar topped cookies, crackly on the outside while pliable on the inside.

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Slow Cooker Honey-Dijon Glazed Carrots

Put your slow cooker to work during the holidays and make these Honey-Dijon Glazed Carrots! This is a blissfully hands-off side dish when you're busy doing other things in the kitchen.

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Fish Taco Salad Bowl

Love fish tacos? Love salad? Then you'll love these easy Fish Taco Salad Bowls! They're healthy with quickly-seared white fish and plenty of fresh vegetables. Serve with tortilla chips alongside or over top for extra crunch!

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Oatmeal Almond Butter Breakfast Cookies

Need an easy grab-and-go breakfast? Make these Oatmeal Almond Butter Breakfast Cookies! They are PACKED with nourishing ingredients to fuel you through your day.

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Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

Say goodbye to last minute holiday stress with our simple make-ahead turkey gravy made with Pacific Foods' Organic Bone Broth! Friends and family will be asking for the recipe for days to come, and you'll be patting yourself on the back for planning ahead.

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Pressure Cooker Green Pork Pozole

The pressure cooker seriously cuts the prep time on Green Pork Pozole! Made with tomatillos, cilantro, pumpkin seeds, and jalapeños, this soup is Mexican comfort food at its best.

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5 Ways to Use a Pot of Rice All Week

Rice really is a make-ahead food. Make more than you need for Monday's dinner, and you've got enough left for soup, salads, curries, and other rice-based dishes. It keeps well and just requires a little finesse to use again and again.

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Baked Sweet Potato Taquitos

These Sweet Potato Taquitos are vegan and baked instead of fried for a healthy riff on one of our favorite fried foods. They're just as crunchy and great with some cashew cream sauce on the side.

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Chili is perfect for busy weeks! Made with chicken thighs or breasts, onions, celery, black beans, frozen corn, chicken broth, tomato puree, and spices. So easy!

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What’s in Season in November

What's in season in November? Check out our seasonal November Produce Guide and recipes for pomegranates, persimmons, cranberries, pears, Brussels sprouts, parsnips, acorn squash, delicata squash, and kale.

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Make-Ahead Dinner Rolls

Soft, buttery dinner rolls are a must for the holidays. Make these ahead of time, pull them out of the freezer on Thanksgiving, and you are good to go. Save one for a turkey sandwich the day after!

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Our All-Time Best Thanksgiving Pies from Simply Recipes

All hail the Thanksgiving pie! Here are all of our favorites, from traditional pies like Mile-High Apple Pie and Pecan Pie to Thanksgiving newcomers, like Chiffon Pumpkin and Pear Ginger. Grab a fork and dig in!

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Herbed Chicken Tenders with Tomato Sauce

Chicken tenders, baked with an herbed breadcrumb coating, served with simple Italian tomato dipping sauce.

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Pasta with Butternut Squash, Bacon, and Brown Butter

Butternut squash, bacon, and browned butter are made for each other. Pasta brings it all together, and the sage adds an earthy element. Make this for dinner tonight—or for when company comes!

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Three Sisters Casserole with Cornbread Topping

This hearty Three Sisters Casserole is made with corn, beans, and squash, and topped with cornbread biscuits. It makes a great meatless main dish or vegetarian side!

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How to Make Crispy Air Fryer French Fries

Crispy french fries in under 30 minutes without deep-frying? It's possible with the air fryer! Crispy and salty on the outside, and soft and fluffy on the inside. What could be better?

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Simply Recipes Meal Plan: October 2018, Week 5

Here's your meal plan for the last week of October! We've got chili mac and cheese, potsticker stir fry, shrimp and grits, and MORE!

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Chili Mac and Cheese

Chili mac and cheese! Take two comfort food favorites and combine them into one cheesy skillet. Not too spicy, so perfect for a family meal (add hot sauce if you like heat!).

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Simply Recipes Meal Plan: October 2018, Week 3

Here's your meal plan for October Week 3! We've got loads of freezer-friendly meals, like Pumpkin Chili and Pesto Lasagna, so you can stock up for the busy months ahead.

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6 Cozy Fall Casseroles

Cozy fall casseroles are the perfect excuse to stay in tonight! From Buffalo Chicken Lasagna to Chili Mac and Cheese, we’re lining up a few of our faves in partnership with Castello Cheese.

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Pumpkin Biscotti

Easy pumpkin biscotti recipe. Crunchy biscotti cookies, perfect for coffee-dipping! Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.

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Roast Chicken with Carrots

Roast Chicken with Carrots, roasted whole chicken in an oven-proof skillet, surrounded by carrots and garlic, and stuffed with lemon and thyme.

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How to Cook Chicken in the Pressure Cooker

Need chicken fast? The pressure cooker is the way to go! This method is fast, simple, and fool proof. Keep the seasoning simple or mix it up depending on how you're serving the chicken.

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How to Cook Frozen Chicken in the Pressure Cooker

Yes, you can take frozen chicken directly from the freezer and cook it in the pressure cooker! Just add some water, turn it on, and let it cook. Dinner is on the way.

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Whole Wheat Bread

Making whole wheat bread at home isn't hard at all! This recipe uses whole wheat flour and bread flour makes for a really satisfying crumb that holds up well to sandwiches and toast.

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Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowls

We love roasted sweet potatoes, especially in grain bowls like this one! Combine with quinoa, and top with avocado for a quick, one-bowl vegetarian meal.

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Simply Recipes Meal Plan: October 2018, Week 2

Here's your meal plan for October Week 2! We've got easy Veggie Fried Rice, Pasta a la Vodka with Shrimp, Chicken Adobo, and more!

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Pressure Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Perfectly cooked steel cut oats in the pressure cooker? Yes, please! Cooked with apples and cinnamon, this recipe is a great breakfast for chilly fall days.

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Preparing food with heat or fire is an activity unique to humans, and scientists believe the advent of cooking played an important role in human evolution. Most anthropologists believe that cooking fires first developed around 250,000 years ago.

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Naturally Ella

17 November 2018