We can’t make the season 5 premiere of Downton Abbey (January 4, set your DVRs) come any faster. But — just in time for the holidays — we can show you a gingerbread version of the celebrated Crawley residence, as created by Martha Stewart for actress Lesley Nicol, who, fittingly, plays the cook, Mrs. Patmore.
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Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert Downey Jr. He’s also a New York Times best-selling author, with titles including The Body Reset Diet and The 5-Factor Diet. His new book 5 Pounds hits shelves in March 2015. Tweet him @harleypasternak.
Vegetable sides tend to get a bad rap around the holidays — who gets excited about greens when stuffing and mashed potatoes are around? But this recipe changes everything.
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Alex Guarnaschelli is an Iron Chef, Food Network celebrity chef, author of Old-School Comfort Food and the executive chef at New York City’s Butter restaurants. Read her PEOPLE.com blog every Tuesday to get her professional cooking tips, family-favorite recipes and personal stories of working in front of the camera and behind the kitchen doors. Follow her on Twitter at @guarnaschelli.
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Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also the author of nine books, six of which debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Read her blog every Monday for slimmed-down celebrity recipes and more.