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Costco snacks you won’t find anywhere else

There are definitely some delicious party snacks that are either exclusive to Costco or extremely limited elsewhere. Here are some of those gems.
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There’s no need to give up dessert – these treats are decadent but still healthy

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Recharge and refresh: 8 incredible tips for making your staycation phenomenal

Carrot soup in a white bowl with a side of bread

This carrot soup recipe is beyond delicious – and super easy to make, too

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These are the household products Reddit agrees you should always buy brand name

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Chili is the quintessential winter meal – how to make the perfect pot

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Costco shoppers share their best ideas for quick and easy meals

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Start off 2023 right: 8 low-cal dinner recipes that are actually tasty

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7 delicious cocktails for New Year’s Eve to help you say goodbye to 2022

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6 delectable New Year’s Eve desserts that will be the hit of the party

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This 4-step peanut butter fudge recipe is a perfect last-minute Christmas gift

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These easy recipes will give you the traditional Christmas dinner you crave

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These Christmas desserts will wow your guests this year and have them coming back for seconds

Whether you're hosting a big Christmas party or need something easy to bring to a friend's house, look no further than these classic and fun desserts.
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Get that perfect Christmas tree aesthetic with these easy gift-wrapping hacks

These gift-wrapping hacks are so easy that you'll wonder why you didn't think of them yourself.
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A small celebration can still be special: Amazing Christmas dinner ideas for two

Just because you're not having a big celebration doesn't mean you can't do something special for Christmas. Here are amazing ideas for a small celebration.
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6 easy Christmas desserts everyone will think are from a high-end bakery

These Christmas desserts are simple to make — but so good everyone will think a professional baker made them.
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These Christmas table decorations are the perfect backdrop for your holiday meal

With these Christmas table decorations, your dining room will be festive and elegant and your guests will have lasting holiday memories.
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Tired of sugar cookies? Try these ridiculously creative Christmas cookie ideas

Sick of traditional Christmas sugar cookies? These festive and delicious Christmas cookie ideas are sure to be crowd-pleasers.
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10 creative tips for throwing the best ugly sweater Christmas party

Make your ugly sweater Christmas party an event for the ages with these great ideas. Your friends and family will thank you.
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10 stunning rustic Christmas decor ideas that actually feel fresh and modern

Whether your home's aesthetic is more farmhouse or log cabin, these rustic Christmas decor ideas are fantastic.
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9 incredible apps you need to survive the stress of the holiday season

The joyous season can get a little crazy. Whether you're shopping or hosting Christmas, these apps will help you have a stress-free holiday.
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7 incredible crockpot chicken recipes that take no time to prep

These versatile crockpot chicken recipes make the perfect dinner any night of the week.
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How to store Thanksgiving leftovers so they last (plus 5 tasty recipes)

Thanksgiving leftovers are one of the best parts of the holiday. Here's how to make the most of yours for days to come.
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How to get rid of cooking smells in your home or apartment

Cooking smells are great while you're cooking, but not if they linger after the meal is done. Check out these ideas to get rid of cooking smells.
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These delicious Thanksgiving cocktails just might help your family get along

Need to elevate the mood of your Thanksgiving gathering? Get the party started with one of these festive fall cocktails.
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4 insanely good sides that come together in 10 minutes or less for Thanksgiving

Tired of spending every Thanksgiving in the kitchen? This year, give these quick side dishes a try so you can enjoy the people you're thankful for.
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This 3-ingredient mac and cheese is the best (and easiest) Thanksgiving side ever

This hearty mac and cheese dish will be a smash hit with the whole family this Thanksgiving — and it's super easy to make.
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7 things no one tells you about hosting Thanksgiving (that they really should)

Hosting Thanksgiving can be stressful. Avoid these rookie mistakes.
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5 delicious Thanksgiving desserts to make if you kind of hate pie

If you're not a fan of pie, serve these incredible Thanksgiving dessert alternatives at your dinner table this year.
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6 delicious Thanksgiving appetizers that still leave room for a big meal

You don't want your guests to fill up on apps and skip the Thanksgiving turkey. These tasty recipes are the perfect way to whet an appetite.
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4 kitchen gadgets that make cooking Thanksgiving dinner a breeze

Have a no-stress Thanksgiving with these amazing kitchen gadgets.
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10 delicious, healthy chicken recipes you can make in 30 minutes or less

Everyone likes chicken but it can be tough to think of new recipes. Check out our favorite healthy chicken dishes that the whole family will love.
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This timelapse video of Costco pumpkin pies disappearing is weirdly comforting

Pumpkin pie is always a good idea. All you have to do is look at this timelapse video of Costco pumpkin pies disappearing from the shelves to understand that.
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The secret Costco rotisserie chicken deal only pros and super fans know about

Did you know you can buy an entire case of uncooked Costco rotisserie chicken for $4.89 each?
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Get perfect steamed green beans every time by following these tips

Steamed green beans are a great side for any meal. Here's how to make them the right way.
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6 easy Halloween party food ideas to spook and delight guests

Plan the perfect Halloween party with this menu that features appetizers, entrees, and dessert with a spooky theme.
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These Halloween dessert ideas take your party to the next level

We love these creative Halloween dessert ideas and you (and your guests) will too.
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The perfect Halloween treat: How to cook pumpkin seeds in an air fryer

Yes, you can cook pumpkin seeds in an air fryer quickly and easily at home. Here's how to do it.
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How to keep Costco croissants fresh for weeks (or months)

We love croissants from Costco, but most households can’t get through 12 in a few days’ time. What can you do? Here are some of our favorite tips and tricks.
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How to make pumpkin spice lattes at home to get into the fall spirit

There's no need to go to Starbucks for your pumpkin spice lattes. Here's how to make your own at home.
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Baking vs. carving: The best ways to prep a pumpkin

The way you prepare your pumpkin largely depends on what you plan to do with it. Here are our top tips.
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Disconnect your fridge ice maker in 10 simple steps

Need to repair your fridge or install a new ice maker? Here's how to disconnect the ice maker before you begin.
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Can you heat up Styrofoam? What you need to know to keep yourself safe

Can you heat up Styrofoam food storage containers? Read this before you put your Styrofoam takeout containers in the microwave. Trust us, you won't regret it.
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The best flan pans to ensure sweet custard perfection every time

If you want to enjoy a rich and creamy flan dessert in the comforts of your home kitchen, you need the right recipe and the right pan.
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The best bread bags to combat stale, chewy loaves

Delight in the comfort of fresh loaves, sweet rolls, and moist pastries longer with bread bags that keep your baked goods soft and fresh.
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Healthy ground beef recipes that are actually really tasty (we promise!)

Ground beef gets a bad rap, but there are plenty of hearty, healthy ways to cook ground beef. Try these simple recipes.
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Try these amazing housewarming party ideas to help make yours a success

Showcasing your new home with a housewarming party is a great way to celebrate and highlight your personality. These party ideas can help.
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Get tasty slow cooker chicken every time with these simple tips and tricks

Want to make delicious chicken in your slow cooker or Crockpot? These are the important do's and don'ts to know.
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This is the best way to clean a cast iron pan

Trust us — this will make your kitchen and your recipes even better.
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How to host a party in a small house or apartment

If you live in a place where space is limited, learning how to host a party is a skill that's mastered easily. Here's how you can do it