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Happy weekend, folks! Do you have pleasant plans for your kitchen this weekend? We hope you're standing over the stove, stirring something warm. Here are a few posts we especially enjoyed this past week, and tell us: What's cooking this weekend?

10 ways to help you eat more vegetables.

5 fresh smoothies for winter sipping.

Kitchen tour of a warm kosher kitchen in Los Angeles.

Really, really slow-cooked broccoli.

• A well-written piece on vegetarianism and family traditions.

Homemade pancake mix ideas from our readers.

• What's your take on sugar substitutes?

• 10 weeknight dinner with chickpeas.

• A modern rustic kitchen.

• Good ideas for using up flavored teas you don't enjoy.

Bold, balanced IKEA tablescapes.

Scenes from a Turkish market.

• A mystery vegetable!

Happy weekend, and happy cooking!

(Image: Liz Vidyarthi from Canvas & Ochre Founder Andrew Corrie's Island Home)