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Food Fast, not Fast Food

Life gets extra busy this time of year. Like everyone else, my family has the normal action-packed schedule…work, basketball practice, piano lessons, gymnastics, homework…not to mention, fitting in holiday activities like baking cookies, shopping, cutting down the tree…

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By Kim
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Our Favorite Side Dishes…Beyond Green Bean Casserole

Thanksgiving dinner is all about the turkey. But let’s be honest – a Thanksgiving meal wouldn’t be complete without side dishes. Most of us think that they’re almost as important as the main dish. Obviously, buttery mashed potatoes are always on the side dish list, as well as some sort of green bean casserole (at least with our families’ dinners). Those are great choices, but if you want to spice things up a little bit this year with something new and different, the Test Kitchen team is here to help!

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Baking a Better Bundt® Cake

Here in the Test Kitchen, we wanted to recognize National Bundt® Day by offering some tips on baking Bundt® cakes so we invited Jennifer Dalquist, Director of Sales and Marketing at Nordic Ware, to be a guest blogger this month. Read on for the story of the Bundt® pan.

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Holiday Baking 2014

Holiday cookies – one of the best things about the holiday season! They are the perfect reason to get family together, and they make a great gift for co-workers and friends. But, with all the hustle and craziness that come with any holiday, baking can begin to feel more like a chore. So, I put some thought into how to make your life easier and how to keep baking something that you look forward to doing. My solution? Planning and lists! Lists keep me sane, so I hope that some of these templates will help you, too!

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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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