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Victoria Spencer

Victoria is the senior digital food editor for Martha Stewart Living.
Melt away winter's chill with a mug of your favorite hot chocolate, mulled apple cider, pumpkin spice latte, herb tea, or other cozy (and non-alcoholic!) drink.
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Turbo-charge your health—and help the planet—just by incorporating more plant-based meals into your diet. We've gathered unexpected and delicious vegetarian recipes that the whole family will love.
Whether for Valentine's Day or just because, it's possible (and easy!) to make a heart-shaped cake without a dedicated pan. We'll teach you how.
This next-level dessert is made using mostly kitchen essentials that are useful for so many recipes.
From wine cooler bags and decanters to extravagant wine subscriptions, we have plenty of gift ideas sure to delight your favorite oenophiles.
Everyone is busy as the year comes to a close, which is why weeknight dinner needs to be easy and comforting. Take the guesswork out of meal prep with quick recipes that are perfect for winter.
For those whose passion is baking, we've got delicious gift ideas from practical presents to inspiring books. You'll also find exquisite flavorings, fragrant spices, and cute sprinkles—in short, everything the ultimate baker would love to receive as a present.
From shortbread to gingerbread, these are the sweet treats our editors make and give during the festive season.
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It's the biggest meal of the year, so you want to get it just right. Whether you need help with brining or carving the turkey, making the gravy, getting everything on the table hot, or baking the perfect pie, we have all the information you need to do Thanksgiving dinner right.
It's always there in the produce department but you probably don't give it a second glance. But as these soups, salads, pastas, and side dishes all prove, escarole is the flavor-packed, versatile vegetable that you'll want to start bringing home regularly.
From sheet-pan dinners with roasted squash and sausages to stovetop dishes like chicken and sweet potato stew, these weeknight meals are just right for autumn.
Whether you're new to quality coffee or a total java nerd, here are 13 excellent options for at-home brewing.
Yes, we're serving turkey this month but that's certainly not all! Here, you'll find dinners made with butternut squash, broccoli, and other favorite fall vegetables as well as hearty pastas, chili, and flavorful stir-fries. All these weeknight meals are made in less than an hour and are just right for those chilly November evenings.
You'll be using this enameled cast-iron pot on a daily basis—we consider it an essential. 
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They're definitely not just for pie! In addition to being delicious, these savory apple recipes are easy, too.
These easy-to-make and easy-to-eat treats are favorites for good reason. Make lemon bars, chocolate-pecan-pie bars, brownies, peach crumble bars, or any of these irresistible bar cookies soon.
These soul-satisfying dishes are just the food you need for chilly nights. 
One pan, pot, skillet, or Instant Pot is all you need to make these no-fuss family dinners, which include recipes for salmon, pasta, pot roast, chili, and so much more.
Dig your waffle iron out of the cupboard! These recipes, which include basic buttermilk, spicy-sweet gingerbread, and gluten-free waffles, are the best way to start any day.
Discover the dishes our fans turn to when they need to prepare a fast, delicious meal. If you aren't already making these recipes on the regular, you should be!
It's not hard to find good pears at the store and ripen them to juicy deliciousness.
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This reliable green vegetable deserves a reputation reboot. It's available year-round, loaded with vitamins, and takes minimal effort to turn into something truly delicious.
Sometimes it's good to revisit old favorites.