Lynn Andriani

 Lynn is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com.

Everyone knows that a warming bowl of soup is pure comfort food. From classic minestrone and new takes on chicken noodle to crowd-pleasing vegetable-based options, these filling soup recipes are sure to satisfy any day of the week.
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These are the recipes our readers love, including time-honored favorites like creamed spinach and prime rib, a boozy eggnog, and cookies galore.
Get out your measuring cups, mixing bowls, cookie cutters, and baking trays because you'll want to make all of these Christmas cookies—they're Martha's favorites!
From grand houses to humble cottages to a gingerbread ranch, here you'll find lovely cookie creations that are easy to make regardless of your skill level. 
Sometimes a steak seasoned with salt and pepper is all you need, but when you want a more creative way to cook a steak, we can help. We're sharing our favorite steak recipes, which include interesting seasoning and sauces to help them shine.
These small, sweet dried fruits are often used in similar ways, so can you swap one for the other?
Give family and friends the greatest gift of all at your holiday celebration: an assortment of beloved Hanukkah recipes, including latkes, brisket, kugel, and more.
This epic tome is a must have for home cooks.
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Welcome Christmas, the New Year, or any festive day with a delicious, special brunch. You'll find many of your morning favorites here—along with a few surprises—including egg dishes, pancakes, waffles, and the most irresistible baked goods.
There's more to hosting a fundraiser than baking favorite treats.
Whether topped with swirls of frosting or a shiny glaze, decorated with flowers or piped lettering, cupcakes are the ultimate dessert for a party to celebrate a mom-to-be.
The experts at the Butterball Turkey-Talk Line share the questions they get asked year after year.
Looking for a sweet treat to serve on All Hallows' Eve? You can't go wrong with our spectacularly spooky cakes, ghostly cookies, and creepy brownies.
These are the recipes everyone wants to make when the weather turns cooler and the leaves start to fall. 
This petite member of the allium family is a favorite ingredient for our food editors. Find out why they're used in so many recipes.
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If you ask us, these tarts are even better than pie. While we know that's a controversial statement, we know you'll agree once you'e tried our lemon tart, rainbow fruit tart, frozen mochaccino tart, and any of the other tart recipes here; 
And are they really worth their associated price tags?
These delicious and doable recipes will feed your costumed crowd before they head out for an evening of fun.
Her smart approach includes breakfast for dinner favorites.
If you're hosting little ones this October 31, our scary snacks and creepy cakes will delight them.
The author of the new cookbook, Flavors of the Sun shares her go-to ingredients and recipes.
Who needs candy when there are these bewitching cakes to slice into? Our selection of tricky treats includes chocolate cakes, cheesecakes, and spice cakes all decked out in supremely scary decorations.
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What goes with that perfectly seared sirloin or that meaty flank? From steakhouse classics to simple crunchy salads, we have the side dish recipes to round out a steak dinner.
Sales of grills and grill accessories have gone up in the last year, but what does it mean for the food we're preparing outdoors? Here are the new foods, equipment, and techniques that experts have noticed.