Pumpernickel Bread

Hearty pumpernickel bread derives its dark color mostly from rye flour. These recipes vary the formula for pumpernickel bread to include surprises like molasses or sourdough starter.

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Marbled Pumpernickel Rye

Family Circle

With swirls of dark pumpernickel and golden rye, this yeast bread makes eye-catching sandwiches.

Grilled Cheddar and Ham with Apple and Chutney Sandwiches

Food & Wine

F&W's Grace Parisi likes the sweetness of the mango chutney in this sandwich.

Total: 20 mins

Three-Bread Salad

Fitness

Try this classic Italian side dish with romaine lettuce and different toppers, such as crumbled bacon or dry-roasted sunflower seeds.

Total: 25 mins

Mini Reuben Melts

Better Homes and Gardens

Make-it-Mine Egg Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet-and-Sour Fish Mini Smorrebrod

EatingWell

Sweet-and-sour fish and cherry tomatoes top thinly sliced rye bread in this delicious appetizer. Smorrebrod--which translates in Danish to "buttered bread"--are endlessly creative open-face sandwiches, meant to be eaten with a knife and fork as a light meal. Here we make appetizer-size smorrebrod, perfect for entertaining.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Mushroom Stuffing

Family Circle

For some, the turkey plays second fiddle to the stuffing at Thanksgiving dinner. If one of those folks is at your table this year, treat them to this savory stuffing made with pumpernickel and French bread.

Easy Chicken Rarebit

Better Homes and Gardens

Cheddar cheese pasta sauce seasoned with Worcestershire makes the flavor of this main-dish recipe reminiscent of Welsh rarebit.

Shrimp Mini Smorrebrod

EatingWell

Baby shrimp and tangy lemon top thinly sliced rye bread in this easy Danish appetizer. Smorrebrod--which translates in Danish to "buttered bread"--are endlessly creative open-face sandwiches, meant to be eaten with a knife and fork as a light meal. Here we make appetizer-size smorrebrod, perfect for entertaining.

Total: 30 mins

Salmon Classic

EatingWell

Smoked salmon is always a cocktail party favorite.

Total: 10 mins

Bread: Know Your Label Lingo

iStockToday, the range of breads at stores can be daunting. Not only has there been a resurgence of interest in traditional bread-baking methods (giving us everything from French baguettes and Italian focaccia to Swedish rye and German pumpernickel), but more stores are reintroducing in-store bakeries and baking fresh bread on-site, and manufacturers are developing breads to appeal to special diets. Here are a few of the most common labels and what they mean (either from a legal perspective or just plain marketing).

Stuffing for Thanksgiving: Give It a Fab Flavor Makeover!

As kids, we admit, we were dubious of stuffing at Thanksgiving. A bready-looking mystery mash studded with -- wait, what is that? Is that ... celery!? -- we politely, but with a bit of an inner blech!, passed it right along when it came to us around the table. Thank goodness we outgrew that phase! As any stuffing-lover knows, a good stuffing is often the unsung hero of a great Thanksgiving feast. Yeah, the golden turkey may hog all the photo ops, but stuffing provides an excellent opportunity to introduce a variety of flavors to the Thanksgiving table, provingread more

10 Easy Appetizers for the Perfect Baby Shower

Easy appetizer recipes for baby showers are the concern of ladies only. Since ladies are the only ones who have babies, Ladies should be the ones who go to baby showers. No Men allowed! In any case, Men don't usually enjoy cooing over tiny garments -- even in our post-sexist age. You can certainly give a co-ed pre-baby party, but that's what it will be: a party. Not a shower. The best baby showers take place in the late afternoon, during tea time. Not that you have to serve tea! Just make sure that the non-alcoholic drinks are moreread more

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