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5 Tips for Holiday Candy Making Success

Creamy chocolate fudge…soft caramels…and hard brittle toffee all have something in common. They all have to be cooked to the correct temperature to reach the consistency typical of each candy. The holiday season is the time I always make several kinds of candy, my specialty being soft caramels.

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Hostess Gifts – Homemade and Heartfelt

‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Chances are you’ve been invited (or will be invited) to some sort of holiday get-together. While hostess gifts aren’t necessarily mandatory, it is always nice to show your appreciation to someone for sharing their home with you.

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Cut-Out Cookies: Baking Basics

‘Tis the season of sugar and flour, rolling and baking, decorating and eating. So many family traditions revolve around holiday baking and cookie decorating, yet it is an activity that still strikes fear into the hearts of many. I know I have seen my fair share of gingerbread men who lost an arm in transit to the cookie sheet or snowmen that spread into unidentifiable blobs. Here are a few tips to working with cut-out cookie dough that will help prevent these tragic baking mishaps.

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Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen Experts

The Test Kitchen creates the Land O'Lakes recipes you trust. Take a look behind the scenes to learn how they do it.

Friends of the Test Kitchen

Get inspired by our favorite bloggers as they invite you in their kitchen to dish on recipes and feeding those they love.

Special Guest

• Ree Drummond •

As a busy mom who writes about food, family and living on her ranch in Oklahoma, the kitchen is Ree's frontier.

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Special Guest

• Sadie •

Sadie is a creative cook who looks for culinary inspiration everywhere. Her family's small dairy farm in Minnesota has been a part of the Land O'Lakes cooperative since 2005.

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