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Roasted Red Peppers
Published: October 2008
Roasted Red Peppers
We tasted eight supermarket brands of roasted red peppers, both straight out of …
Buy the Winner
Microwave Popcorn
Published: October 2008
Microwave Popcorn
Americans spend over $1 billion annually on unpopped popcorn kernels. Is there a…
Published: October 2008
Raisin Pie
This deliciously simple pie will have the whole family fighting over the last sl…
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Published: October 2008
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
This satisfying soup made with sweet, caramelized roasted butternut squash is fi…
Published: October 2008
Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake
This coffee cake features the signature sweet and gooey topping over a sturdy ye…
Butterscotch Gooey Butter Cake
Published: October 2008
Butterscotch Gooey Butter Cake
This coffee cake features the signature sweet and gooey topping over a sturdy ye…
Published: October 2008
Southwestern Butternut Squash Soup
This satisfying soup made with sweet, caramelized roasted butternut squash is fi…
Cilantro-Lime Skillet-Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Published: October 2008
Cilantro-Lime Skillet-Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
We set out to replicate the caramelized flavor of roasted vegetables on the stov…
Published: October 2008
Honey-Orange Skillet-Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
We set out to replicate the caramelized flavor of roasted vegetables on the stov…
Published: October 2008
Maple-Rosemary Skillet-Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
We set out to replicate the caramelized flavor of roasted vegetables on the stov…
Published: October 2008
Pickled Ginger Cranberry Sauce
With just a few pantry items, plain old cranberry sauce can be turned into a sta…
Spiced Honey Cranberry Sauce
Published: October 2008
Spiced Honey Cranberry Sauce
With just a few pantry items, plain old cranberry sauce can be turned into a sta…
Published: October 2008
Brown Sugar and Walnut Cranberry Sauce
With just a few pantry items, plain old cranberry sauce can be turned into a sta…
Risotto with Chicken, Lemon, and Basil
Published: October 2008
Risotto with Chicken, Lemon, and Basil
This simple pasta dish uses minimal ingredients for maximum flavor and makes a p…
Broiled Salmon with Potato Crust
Published: October 2008
Broiled Salmon with Potato Crust
We took a snack food favorite and put it to better use as the crunchy topping on…
Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Cream
Published: October 2008
Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Cream
To dress these tender steaks and complete our 30-minute supper, we turned to our…
Chicken Provencal
Published: October 2008
Chicken Provencal
With our recipe, this elegant dinner is accessible any night of the week.
Skillet Barbecued Pork Chops
Published: October 2008
Skillet Barbecued Pork Chops
Think delicious barbecued pork chops are only for the grill? Think again.
Baked Gnocchi with Tomato and Basil
Published: October 2008
Baked Gnocchi with Tomato and Basil
Baked pasta dishes always make easy, crowd-pleasing dinners, and we wanted to ad…
Quick Beef and Bean Chili
Published: October 2008
Quick Beef and Bean Chili
Delicious chili needs to simmer for hours, or does it?
Maple-Orange Glazed Chicken
Published: October 2008
Maple-Orange Glazed Chicken
Incorporate some of the season's best flavors into your weeknight meal rotation …
Chocolate Shadow Cake
Published: October 2008
Chocolate Shadow Cake
Its name invokes the spirit of Halloween, but what could be scary about a rich c…
St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake
Published: October 2008
St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake
This coffee cake features the signature sweet and gooey topping over a sturdy ye…
Easy Apple Pie
Published: October 2008
Easy Apple Pie
Homemade apple pie can take several hours to prepare. Our crustless version give…
Skillet Chicken Vesuvio
Published: October 2008
Skillet Chicken Vesuvio
Traditional Vesuvio features braised bone-in chicken parts, but boneless breasts…
Herbed Rice Pilaf
Published: October 2008
Herbed Rice Pilaf
We wanted a foolproof recipe for perfectly cooked rice pilaf that was deeply fla…
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Published: October 2008
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
When done right, softened cabbage leaves, surrounding a filling of ground meat a…
Curried Butternut Squash and Apple Soup
Published: October 2008
Curried Butternut Squash and Apple Soup
This satisfying soup made with sweet, caramelized roasted butternut squash is fi…
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Published: October 2008
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Infusing mashed potatoes with the flavor of roasted garlic is easy-if you have a…
Skillet-Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Published: October 2008
Skillet-Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
We set out to replicate the caramelized flavor of roasted vegetables on the stov…
Cider-Braised Pork Chops
Published: October 2008
Cider-Braised Pork Chops
Discover the test kitchen's secret to infusing pork chops with deep, rich apple …
Chicken à la King
Published: October 2008
Chicken à la King
An elaborate dish once served in the finest restaurants, chicken à la king has b…
Easy Crescent Rolls
Published: October 2008
Easy Crescent Rolls
Most recipes for crescent rolls require a lot of tedious work to layer butter in…
Make-Ahead Green Bean Casserole
Published: October 2008
Make-Ahead Green Bean Casserole
Pulling a green bean casserole from the freezer sounds great around the holidays…
Bread Stuffing
Published: October 2008
Bread Stuffing
Stuffing cooked inside a turkey benefits from the flavor and moisture of the dri…
Old-Fashioned Roast Turkey with Gravy
Published: October 2008
Old-Fashioned Roast Turkey with Gravy
Even with a lot of time and effort, white meat can be dry, chalky and flavorless…
Hermit Cookies
Published: October 2008
Hermit Cookies
Most versions of this old-fashioned cookie bake up rock-hard and overly spiced. …
Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff
Published: October 2008
Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff
Slow-cooker stroganoff recipes promise to transform a cheap, tough cut iinto som…
Low-Fat Spaghetti Carbonara
Published: October 2008
Low-Fat Spaghetti Carbonara
To get our low-fat version to taste like full-fat, we switched from Parmesan to …
Mini Monte Cristo Strudels
Published: October 2008
Mini Monte Cristo Strudels
Turkey leftovers don't have to be limited to tetrazzini and sandwiches. This dis…
Curried Turkey-Peanut Soup
Published: October 2008
Curried Turkey-Peanut Soup
Turkey leftovers don't have to be limited to tetrazzini and sandwiches. This sou…
Spicy Turkey Nachos
Published: October 2008
Spicy Turkey Nachos
Turkey leftovers don't have to be limited to tetrazzini and sandwiches. Poblano …
Green Chile Turkey Enchiladas
Published: October 2008
Green Chile Turkey Enchiladas
Turkey leftovers don't have to be limited to tetrazzini and sandwiches. These he…
Rustic Turkey Tart
Published: October 2008
Rustic Turkey Tart
Turkey leftovers don't have to be limited to tetrazzini and sandwiches. This ima…
Published: October 2008
Cake Pan Exchange
We wondered if we could use tube pans and Bundt pans interchangeably. Here’s wha…
Published: October 2008
Molasses Primer
What exactly is molasses and what different types are there?
Published: October 2008
Yeast 101
Yeast can be labeled as cake, active dry, rapid rise, and instant.  What do thes…
Published: October 2008
Choosing Chops
What are the best choices for pork chops? Should you buy bone-in or boneless por…
Published: October 2008
Precut Squash
Saving time can never excuse poor taste and texture.
Published: October 2008
Microwaving Cabbage
Avoid a stovetop mess—microwaving softens tough cabbage leaves, allowing them to…
Published: October 2008
Dried Mushrooms 101
Be sure to look for large, thick pieces of mushroom—and don’t forget to smell th…
Published: October 2008
Dairy-free Buttermilk
Is it possible to manipulate soy or rice milk to mimic buttermilk?
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