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Giardiniera
Published: February 2008
Giardiniera
Is vegetable variety the key to this spicy condiment? We tested seven products t…
Buy the Winner
Published: February 2008
Apple Dapple Cake
This tube-pan treat is perfect for a crowd, or to freeze and serve later.
Published: February 2008
Creole Baked Stuffed Shrimp with Sausage
We wanted crisp, flavorful stuffing and perfectly cooked shrimp without heading …
Published: February 2008
Baltimore Baked Stuffed Shrimp with Crab
We wanted crisp, flavorful stuffing and perfectly cooked shrimp without heading …
Baked Stuffed Shrimp
Published: February 2008
Baked Stuffed Shrimp
We wanted crisp, flavorful stuffing and perfectly cooked shrimp without heading …
Published: February 2008
Peanut Butter and Jelly Glaze
We love the simplicity of our Slice-and-Bake Cookies, but a confectioners' sugar…
Cappuccino Glaze
Published: February 2008
Cappuccino Glaze
We love the simplicity of our Slice-and-Bake Cookies, but a confectioners' sugar…
Malted Milk Glaze
Published: February 2008
Malted Milk Glaze
We love the simplicity of our Slice-and-Bake Cookies, but a confectioners' sugar…
Ginger-Lime Glaze
Published: February 2008
Ginger-Lime Glaze
We love the simplicity of our Slice-and-Bake Cookies, but a confectioners' sugar…
Chicken Milanese
Published: February 2008
Chicken Milanese
These lemony cutlets are elegant enough to serve to company, and simple enough f…
Vegetable Fried Rice
Published: February 2008
Vegetable Fried Rice
Why order take-out when our homemade fried rice can be on your table before deli…
Steak Teriyaki
Published: February 2008
Steak Teriyaki
We wanted to take this classic Chinese restaurant appetizer, and translate the r…
Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Bake
Published: February 2008
Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Bake
The classic combination of chicken, cheese, and broccoli is revived in a simpler…
Garlic Shrimp with Basil
Published: February 2008
Garlic Shrimp with Basil
This simple, savory dish makes a great addition to any weeknight dinner arsenal.
Hearty Chicken, Vegetable, and Noodle Soup
Published: February 2008
Hearty Chicken, Vegetable, and Noodle Soup
Our delicious homemade soup recipe comes together so quickly, you'll forget all …
Spicy Pasta Bake with Sausage
Published: February 2008
Spicy Pasta Bake with Sausage
Baked pasta dishes are an easy go-to for a weeknight dinner, and our spicy recip…
Beef and Vegetable Fajitas
Published: February 2008
Beef and Vegetable Fajitas
Flank steak becomes a fun meal in our 30-minute recipe for fajitas.
Raspberry Coconut Cloud Cake
Published: February 2008
Raspberry Coconut Cloud Cake
Angel food cake makes an ethereal foil for an easy raspberry mousse filling made…
Orange-Poppy Seed Slice-and-Bake Cookies
Published: February 2008
Orange-Poppy Seed Slice-and-Bake Cookies
Most recipes for these simple cookies bake up bland and soft. What's the secret …
Walnut-Brown Sugar Slice-and-Bake Cookies
Published: February 2008
Walnut-Brown Sugar Slice-and-Bake Cookies
Most recipes for these simple cookies bake up bland and soft. What's the secret …
Published: February 2008
Coconut-Lime Slice-and-Bake Cookies
Most recipes for these simple cookies bake up bland and soft. What's the secret …
Slice-and-Bake Cookies
Published: February 2008
Slice-and-Bake Cookies
Most recipes for these simple cookies bake up bland and soft. What's the secret …
Texas Sheet Cake
Published: February 2008
Texas Sheet Cake
The signature fudgy texture is created when warm icing is spread over a hot cake…
General Tso's Chicken
Published: February 2008
General Tso's Chicken
This glazed fried chicken dish is great in restaurants, but homemade versions ar…
Sesame Green Beans
Published: February 2008
Sesame Green Beans
Could we simplify the classic double-cooking method and still produce slightly b…
Chinese-Style Sticky Rice
Published: February 2008
Chinese-Style Sticky Rice
How do make rice that sticks to your chopsticks and doesn't fall into your lap?
Sweet and Spicy Thick-Cut Pork Chops
Published: February 2008
Sweet and Spicy Thick-Cut Pork Chops
Starting these big chops in a cold pan and cooking them at a relatively low temp…
Chicken and Mushroom Fricassee
Published: February 2008
Chicken and Mushroom Fricassee
Using a lot of mushrooms gives this stew an earthy, meaty base flavor.
Creamy Skillet Penne with Sausage and Broccoli
Published: February 2008
Creamy Skillet Penne with Sausage and Broccoli
Could we freshen the flavors of this often stodgy pasta dish-and make the cookin…
Published: February 2008
Veggie Delight Sheet Pan Pizza
A pizza this big requires plenty of seasoning-and preventative measures to keep …
Published: February 2008
South Pacific Sheet Pan Pizza
A pizza this big requires plenty of seasoning-and preventative measures to keep …
Published: February 2008
Meat Mania Sheet Pan Pizza
A pizza this big requires plenty of seasoning-and preventative measures to keep …
Sheet Pan Pizza
Published: February 2008
Sheet Pan Pizza
A pizza this big requires plenty of seasoning-and preventative measures to keep …
Published: February 2008
Make-Ahead Icebox Apple-Walnut Coffee Cake
The key to producing a batter that can sit overnight in the refrigerator and sti…
Published: February 2008
Make-Ahead Icebox Cherry-Pistachio Coffee Cake
The key to producing a batter that can sit overnight in the refrigerator and sti…
Make-Ahead Icebox Coffee Cake
Published: February 2008
Make-Ahead Icebox Coffee Cake
The key to producing a batter that can sit overnight in the refrigerator and sti…
Garlicky Oven Fries
Published: February 2008
Garlicky Oven Fries
What's the best way to make crunchy, deeply seasoned, garlicky oven fries?
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Red Peppers
Published: February 2008
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Red Peppers
What's the secret to taming this leafy green's bitter edge?
Chicago-Style Italian Beef Sandwiches
Published: February 2008
Chicago-Style Italian Beef Sandwiches
For authentic Chicago-style sandwiches, the secret is in the spice.
Chicago-Style Italian Roast Beef
Published: February 2008
Chicago-Style Italian Roast Beef
In Chicago, spicy Italian roast beef usually starts with an inexpensive rump roa…
Garlic Roast Chicken
Published: February 2008
Garlic Roast Chicken
Our quick "roasted" garlic flavors the meat and serves as the base of the pan sa…
Southern-Style Skillet Cornbread
Published: February 2008
Southern-Style Skillet Cornbread
Dry-toasting the cornmeal before mixing the batter maximizes the corn flavor in …
Chili con Carne
Published: February 2008
Chili con Carne
We create a simple, authentic-tasting version of this Tex-Mex classic using supe…
Low-Fat Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Published: February 2008
Low-Fat Broccoli Cheddar Soup
How do you make a low-fat version of a soup whose smooth texture and rich flavor…
Slow-Cooker Pork Pot Roast
Published: February 2008
Slow-Cooker Pork Pot Roast
Beef shoulder is the classic choice for pot roast, but we wondered if pork shoul…
Cold-Oven Pound Cake
Published: February 2008
Cold-Oven Pound Cake
A 100-year-old recipe claims that starting in a cold oven yields a pound cake th…
Country Sausage and Cheese Muffins
Published: February 2008
Country Sausage and Cheese Muffins
These muffins make a meal on their own and also travel well.
Southwestern Chili-Cheese Corn Muffins
Published: February 2008
Southwestern Chili-Cheese Corn Muffins
This inventive muffin is sweet, spicy, and crunchy all at once.
Choco-Apricot Muffins
Published: February 2008
Choco-Apricot Muffins
The flavors of chocolate and apricot combine in this delicious and creative muff…
Blueberry-Pear-Ginger-Oatmeal Muffins
Published: February 2008
Blueberry-Pear-Ginger-Oatmeal Muffins
Cinnamon-sugar and sliced almonds dress up this healthy blueberry-oat muffin. Fr…
Grandma's Special Dutch Apple Cheese Muffins
Published: February 2008
Grandma's Special Dutch Apple Cheese Muffins
This inventive recipe layers apple slices across a muffin flavored with cheddar …
Published: February 2008
Tropical Fruit
The winter months bring a number of exotic fruits from tropical climates to supe…
Published: February 2008
Grains 101
Are cornmeal, polenta, and grits all the same thing?
Published: February 2008
Choosing the Right Pan
If a recipe calls for a 13- by 9-inch baking pan, should you use Pyrex or a meta…
Published: February 2008
Cream of Tartar
Recipes that call for whipping egg whites often add cream of tartar to the white…
Published: February 2008
Peeling Garlic Made Easy
Need to peel a lot of garlic? Here’s a test kitchen shortcut.
Published: February 2008
Cutting Onions for Kebabs
Cutting a single onion into 16 evenly sized pieces for kebabs isn’t difficult—if…
Published: February 2008
Cheese Vs. Cheese Products
Are “cheese products” like Velveeta actually considered cheese?
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