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Best Appetizers for New Year’s Parties – the Test Kitchen’s Favorites

Appetizer recipes are always fun to create in the Test Kitchen, and we always have plenty of willing tasters when we make them. Over time, we seem to have favorites that we personally go back to when we entertain. We selected some of our favorite recipes to help you with your New Year’s entertaining.

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Creating New Holiday Traditions

Every once in a while, you enter into a completely new stage of life where the rules change and it’s time to create a new normal. I was recently lucky enough to marry my best friend, and, now that all of the craziness of wedding planning, putting gifts away in our tiny apartment and changing my name (no one ever mentions how ridiculous that is!) is over, we’re starting to get into the swing of everyday life.

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Tips for Making Caramels

‘Tis the season to make all things sweet – cookies, cakes, and candies. Yes, even candies – those “sometimes tricky” treats that make the holiday so special.

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No Cookie Cutter? No Problem.

Even if you don’t have a box full of fun holiday cookie cutters, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy cute cut-out cookies on your holiday table. A standard drinking glass with about a 3-inch opening is a great stand-in for cookie cutters.

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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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