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Ten Tips for a Peaceful Season

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Kids get pretty anxious over the holidays. It's a time of excitement and wonder, and they often have a hard time relaxing, staying calm and sleeping well.

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Tomato-Basil Skewers

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Skewering mozzarella balls and cherry tomatoes makes them easy to nosh at a party.

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Rustic Pear Tart

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Who says you can’t have your tart and eat it, too? This deceptively simple fall dessert is made for special celebrations.

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Spinach & Brie-Topped Artichoke Hearts

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In this deconstructed version of hot spinach-artichoke dip, we stuff artichoke hearts with lightly seasoned cooked spinach and melt brie on top.

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Rustic Pesto Tart

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Talk about easy! Almost everything in this pesto-cranberry tart is store-bought.

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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

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Thumbprint cookies are an old-fashioned treat, a little cookie well holding a dot of jam. Here, they're reinterpreted with walnut oil and whole-wheat pastry flour for today's healthier eating standards - and, of course, with...

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Pear & Dried Cranberry Strudel

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All across Wisconsin, Scandinavian and German bakeries start firing up with the onset of crisp, cool autumn days; the lines soon grow long for fresh fall-fruit pastries. For most of us, rich strudel wouldn’t be an everyday affair.

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Curried Carrot & Apple Soup

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This colorful soup is both simple and delicious. Use apples that cook up soft; McIntosh are great.

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Hot Chocolate

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Our hot cocoa is rich and chocolaty without the overly sweet taste of some packaged mixes. We give it a luxurious froth with a whisk or blender—or use a cappuccino frother if you have one.

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