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  • A candy cane martini is a fun drink for a holiday cocktail party.Hosting a holiday cocktail party is a wonderful way to celebrate the season with family and friends. Don't let stress slow you down; an effortless cocktail party that will entertain and delight your guests can be achieved! How can you pull it of? Follow these six simple steps.

    1. Focus on your strengths.

    Are you best with appetizers and cocktails? Or do you dazzle with desserts and wine? Stick to what you do well and what you enjoy when you're hosting a party during the holiday season. If you love to host, but need help in the kitchen, don't hesitate to enlist some support from willing guests.

    2. Shine things up.

    Don't worry about redecorating the house in time for your holiday cocktail party, but do spend time cleaning, focusing especially on the main floor where guests will be socializing. The Samsung Kitchen Suite is well-known for the anti-fingerprint coating on the stainless steel surface, making your kitchen appliances shine. If only your silverware and serving platters were as

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  • Have a festive holiday dinner with these tips.This holiday season, don't balk at the idea of hosting a dinner party, embrace it! With a simple menu, classic table décor, and a little help from the kids, the guests, and the hubby, a perfect holiday dinner party is within your grasp. These eight planning tips can help you pull off a dinner party that will be the highlight of the holidays.

    1. Stick with a simple, yet classic, menu.

    There's a reason that turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole are the staples of holiday menus - they're simple, can be prepared ahead of time, and don't break the bank. Stick to a simple menu such as this for your holiday dinner party. Don't be worried about mixing things up some (cauliflower casserole instead of green beans, lamb instead of turkey, or roasted potatoes instead of mashed), but keep the menu easy and achievable.

    2. Shop early.

    Don't leave your shopping for the day of the party. The size of the Samsung Convertible Zone 4-Door Refrigerator means you can shop early and save

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  • Creamy potato soup

    With the holidays upon us, weeknights are more hectic than usual: Between shuttling the kids around, shopping for gifts, attending office parties and family get-togethers, and putting a sparkling touch on holiday decorations, finding time to sit down as a family for dinner can seem impossible. But preparing several meals in advance will save precious time during stressful holiday months. Simply toss all of a meal's ingredients into a bag to store in the freezer. Then on a chaotic day, dump everything from the bag into a slow cooker or a baking dish in the oven for a home-cooked dinner the whole family can enjoy together. Here are three homemade dinner-in-a-bag ideas for those busy weeknights:

    Creamy potato soup

    On a chilly winter night, nothing warms the soul quite like a hearty bowl of creamy potato soup. To prep, peel and chop about 4 pounds of potatoes and one onion. Place in a gallon freezer bag and add two 14 oz. cans of chicken broth before freezing. On a busy day, place the

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  • Cranberry sauce can be cooked a few days in advance and then stored in the refrigerator until Thanksgiving day.

    Hosting Thanksgiving dinner for family and friends can turn your kitchen into complete chaos. Between entertaining guests, basting the turkey, whipping up mashed potatoes, sautéing green beans, and baking dinner rolls, Thanksgiving can turn into a stressful and exhausting day of cooking and cleaning. But by utilizing all of the kitchen essentials, like those in the Samsung Kitchen Suite, you can save time and your sanity by preparing the turkey, side dishes, and desserts in advance. Here are 6 things to prep ahead of Thanksgiving dinner:

    1. Thaw the turkey: The golden turkey is the heart of traditional Thanksgiving dinners (aside from the pies, of course). There would be nothing worse than discovering that the main dish is still frozen on Thanksgiving day. To make sure the turkey is ready to roast on Thursday, place it in the refrigerator a few days before Thanksgiving to thaw, allowing a full day for every 5 pounds of turkey. The Samsung French Door refrigerator has ample space to

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