Author: Anna Francese Gass

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Treat mom to one of these indulgent recipes this Mother’s Day

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Most people love to be cooked for, and that’s especially true for the person who might do most of the day-to-day cooking for their family. If …

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Popular options trading terminology to know

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Trading stocks can help investors build wealth over time. But for investors interested in more advanced investment strategies, options trading might be worth looking into. When an investor …

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The perfect chicken soup to make if you’re sick

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Cold fall weather always leads to the inevitable coughs and colds. That’s why, once the leaves begin to turn, a big batch of chicken soup hits …

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9 comfort food classics for cooler weather

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Every year, I look forward to fall. The cooler weather, changing of the leaves and shorter days are always a time for reflection and spending more …

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No time to cook? These 5-ingredient dishes are for you

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If you’re like a lot of folks, you’re cooking quite a bit more at home these days. While that can be great for your physical and …

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How to become a star at-home cook

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With the hectic and activity-filled lives we all live, getting an inexpensive and healthy meal on the table every night can seem like a tall order. …

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How I got my cookbook published (and how you can, too)

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On April 23, I will celebrate the publication of my first cookbook. If you had asked me five years ago, I never would have believed getting …

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How to save money dining out this spring

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I, like many others, love to eat out. Not only do I get the night off from cooking, I enjoy getting a bit dressed up and …

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A spring-themed cocktail everyone should know about

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With an extra hour of sunlight and the hope of warmer days ahead, I love to create cocktails with a light and refreshing spin. More colorful …

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This $12 dish is the best comfort food to have in February

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Spaghetti pie might sound strange, but once you give it a try, you’ll add it to the dinner rotation, especially on nights when you feel like …

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The best Whole Foods appetizers for your Super Bowl party

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With the Super Bowl coming up, it’s time to start planning a killer menu. The key to a successful party is loads of appetizers. No one …

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Save on the Super Bowl with this $3 wing recipe

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The Super Bowl is fast approaching and it’s nice to have a few go-to recipes for the big day. I love these wings because they are …

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4 tasty ways to use all those leftover candy canes

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If you’re like me, you stock up on candy canes before the holidays. The kids love to hang them on the tree, use them for their …

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Add a sprinkle of color to your holidays with this $8 cookie recipe

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When the holidays come around, we all start thinking about cookies. I have been eating and making cookies since I was little. A favorite custom my …

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Delicious ways to use your leftover Thanksgiving turkey

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After Thanksgiving, many people find themselves asking how to eat all these leftovers without becoming tired of turkey. Not only that, there’s leftover veggies and all …

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This easy-to-make, $4 side dish is perfect for Thanksgiving

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Every year, I host Thanksgiving for my family. It’s my favorite holiday to host. It’s a holiday where we take the day to give thanks and …

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Add this fall twist to your mac & cheese

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Once the cold weather months are upon us, we begin craving the dishes that keep us warm and stick to our ribs. One fall favorite for …

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Celebrate World Pasta Day with this $3 dish

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There is nothing like big bowl of pasta — it’s filling and delicious, even on a budget. And while I love a simple tomato sauce, sometimes …

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The perfect chicken soup recipe for when you’re sick

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Cold fall weather always leads to the inevitable coughs and colds. That’s why, once the leaves begin to turn, a big batch of chicken soup hits …

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Want to be a star home cook? Stock your kitchen first

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Often, when I’m at a cocktail party meeting new people, the conversation usually comes around to the fact that I cook for a living. Many people are …

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Win every fall potluck with this easy $12 chili recipe

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Fall is finally in the air and for me, it means pulling out my slow cooker and making some hearty chili. Chili is great for many …

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This is the perfect Labor Day weekend recipe

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Labor Day is here and that means it’s time to start planning a delicious menu for your last barbecue of the summer. Good friends and good …

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The perfect noodle recipe when it’s too hot for anything else

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During the warmer months, our bodies certainly crave cold dishes that can be enjoyed alongside a juicy burger. While potato salad is always a crowd pleaser, …

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9 foods you’d never think to grill (that are actually delicious!)

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With summer fast approaching, it’s time to say sayonara to the hot kitchen and head to the great outdoors because the grill is your warm-weather friend …

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What to cook for your mom this Mother’s Day

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Most people love to be cooked for, which’s especially true for the person who does most of the day-to-day cooking for their family. If that’s your …