PieLogen Cake is the next big Holiday Cake mashup.
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PieLogNog (AKA: Pielogen): A Holiday Mashup Of Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Pecan Pie, And Eggnog

FARGO – We all have holiday traditions. Mine include watching “White Christmas,” spending too much money and – as of late – making crazy dessert mashups. I blame my fellow Forum columnist Tammy Swift for planting the seed when she wrote about the Cherpumple in 2010. You’ve probably heard of the Cherpumple which is three…
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Craft things to make with The Forum's huge paper on Thanksgiving Day
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Other Surprising Uses For Your Black Friday Ads

FARGO – Every Thanksgiving my girls and I have a tradition – we turn on the television to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and go through page after page of Black Friday ads from The Forum. Each girl takes a notepad and writes down potential presents for people on our list (and of course, themselves.)…
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7 Gadgets That Earn Their Spot In The Kitchen

  A funny thing happens every time I come home from a kitchenware home party. My husband will (maybe only half-jokingly) say “So what can we absolutely not live without now?”  He knows my pattern. I get distracted by gadgets the way that dog in the movie “Up” got distracted by squirrels. “Strawberry corer!”  “Mango…
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Election Cake is a fruit spice cake.
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Make America Cake Again! Election Day Cake Makes A Comeback

It’s probably not a stretch to say this Presidential election has left many Americans with a bad taste in their mouth. But some bakers across the country are trying to make it all better by resurrecting an old American election day tradition: Election Day Cake. Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam of OWL Bakery in Asheville,…
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Halloween Head in a Jar
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Does Halloween’s Hottest Prank Really Work? (Or Why I Put Mike McFeely’s Head In A Jar)

Every October, Pinterest comes alive with ghoulish new ways to make your Halloween party extra creepy. Some ideas are more cute than creepy like Halloween spider cookies made from Reeses Peanut Butter cups or eyeballs made of mushed up Oreos. But one hot trend on Pinterest is definitely not cute mostly because it involves putting…
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