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This cranberry sauce recipe calls for orange zest as well as orange liqueur like Grand Marnier. Steve Klise/America's Test Kitchen hide caption

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Here's an America's Test Kitchen recipe for keeping Thanksgiving (cranberry) saucy

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Thanksgiving is a day at the beach — quite literally — for young Liberians. Above, the beach in West Point is a sandy playing field for soccer lovers. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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Down North Pizza employee Myles Jackson presents a pie from the oven. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Former inmates are cooking up some of Philly's best pizza

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This Thanksgiving, let science help you roast a tastier turkey

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Samantha Seneviratne says her maple cream pie is very, very forgiving. Julia Gartland hide caption

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These 3 Thanksgiving recipes offer a stress-free menu for your holiday gathering

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A trunk full of truffles (Update)

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Mama Stamberg's cranberry relish recipe. Ariel Zambelich/Ariel Zambelich hide caption

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A U.S. Thanksgiving tradition is lost on 2 former members of The Cranberries

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While a thermometer will tell you if oil is hot enough for frying, scientists say the sound a wet chopstick makes when dipped into the oil will, too. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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How do you know if your oil is hot enough to deep fry? Use your ears

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Kenji López-Alt says spatchcocking the turkey is the best way to overcome the common problem of light meat overcooking by the time dark meat is ready. The Washington Post/The Washington Post via Getty Im hide caption

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Rax King, author of Tacky: Love Letters to the Worst Culture We Have to Offer. Nikki Austin-Garlington/Nikki Austin-Garlington / Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group hide caption

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Nfamara Badjie performs for the rice harvesters on his farm north of New York City. Karen Michel/courtesy hide caption

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Growing rice in New York isn't easy

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Opinion: Fine dining on the International Space Station

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Crystal Wahpepah researched the origins of various Native American foods as a part of opening her new restaurant, Wahpepah's Kitchen. Sings in the Timber/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An Indigenous chef is putting her heritage on the menu with landmark restaurant

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Prices for Oreo cookies and other snacks made by Mondelēz International will be going up next year because of higher transportation costs and other factors affecting the supply chain, the company says. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In recent years, New York-based attorney Spencer Sheehan has filed more than 400 lawsuits targeting products in almost every aisle of the grocery store over what he says are misleading claims on advertising and packaging. Spencer Sheehan hide caption

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Pumpkins stacked up at Tulleys farm in Crawley, England, on Friday. The U.S. celebrates National Pumpkin Day every Oct. 26. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Here's why the smell of pumpkin spice moves us, according to science

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