December/January 2009

December / January

2008
Filter +
Published: December 2008
Substitute for Fresh Lemon Juice
If you don't have fresh lemons on hand, can any packaged products approximate th…
Boxed Brownie Mixes
Published: December 2008
Boxed Brownie Mixes
Do any come close to homemade?
Buy the Winner
Published: December 2008
Gilchrist Macaroons
These macaroons are an extra-chewy almond variety. The trick is using granulated…
Sweet Curry Butter
Published: December 2008
Sweet Curry Butter
Flavored butter is incredibly easy to make and can jazz up a bowl of plain popco…
Parmesan-Pepper Butter
Published: December 2008
Parmesan-Pepper Butter
Flavored butter is incredibly easy to make and can jazz up a bowl of plain popco…
Garlic and Herb Butter
Published: December 2008
Garlic and Herb Butter
Flavored butter is incredibly easy to make and can jazz up a bowl of plain popco…
Published: December 2008
Kalamata Olive Baked Goat Cheese Salad
Warm, crisp goat cheese rounds on a bed of greens are good. We came up with thre…
Skillet Shepherd's Pie
Published: December 2008
Skillet Shepherd's Pie
We wanted to simplify this comfort food favorite and add it to our weeknight din…
Penne with Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Sauce
Published: December 2008
Penne with Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Sauce
This delicious pasta dish gets a kick from a jar of cherry peppers, and the whol…
Diner-Style Pork Chops and Gravy
Published: December 2008
Diner-Style Pork Chops and Gravy
While we love a trip to our favorite diner, we wanted to re-create this recipe a…
Sichuan Orange Chicken
Published: December 2008
Sichuan Orange Chicken
Why order take-out when you can make a homemade version of this Chinese restaura…
Crispy Parmesan Chicken Cutlets
Published: December 2008
Crispy Parmesan Chicken Cutlets
Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. Six ingredients are all you need fo…
Skillet Goulash
Published: December 2008
Skillet Goulash
We simplified this hearty meal and made it accessible for even busy weeknights, …
Steak Tips with Mushrooms and Sour Cream Sauce
Published: December 2008
Steak Tips with Mushrooms and Sour Cream Sauce
Using only a few pantry items, we created a rich, flavorful sauce to compliment …
Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Potatoes
Published: December 2008
Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Potatoes
Elegant enough for a dinner party, easy enough for every night of the week, no o…
Gingerbread-Pear Trifle
Published: December 2008
Gingerbread-Pear Trifle
Spicy gingerbread is the basis for this fancy holiday trifle made with pears poa…
Chocolate Bread Pudding
Published: December 2008
Chocolate Bread Pudding
Most versions for chocolate bread pudding turn out treacly and dull, but the com…
Easy Caramel Cake
Published: December 2008
Easy Caramel Cake
Caramel frosting is delicious-rich and toffee-flavored, this unique frosting sta…
Oven-Fried Shrimp
Published: December 2008
Oven-Fried Shrimp
Oven-frying promises fewer batches and less mess than deep-frying, but often the…
Easy Chicken Piccata
Published: December 2008
Easy Chicken Piccata
Though it looks and sounds impressive, chicken piccata is very simple to make. F…
Bold and Spicy Gingerbread
Published: December 2008
Bold and Spicy Gingerbread
Most gingerbread cake is dull and dry. We set out to infuse this old-fashioned d…
Better-Than-The-Box Pancake Mix
Published: December 2008
Better-Than-The-Box Pancake Mix
We set out to create our own homemade mix, one that delivers store-bought ease a…
Ultimate Cinnamon Buns
Published: December 2008
Ultimate Cinnamon Buns
Ultimate cinnamon buns should be tender, gooey, and unapologetically large. Trag…
Published: December 2008
Sun-Dried Tomato Baked Goat Cheese Salad
Warm, crisp goat cheese rounds on a bed of greens are good. We came up with thre…
Published: December 2008
Honey-Raisin Baked Goat Cheese Salad
Warm, crisp goat cheese rounds on a bed of greens are good. We came up with thre…
Herbed Baked Goat Cheese Salad
Published: December 2008
Herbed Baked Goat Cheese Salad
Warm, crisp goat cheese rounds on a bed of greens are good. We came up with thre…
Published: December 2008
Holiday Pork Roast With Cherry Stuffing
Could we transform an inexpensive cut of meat usually destined for pulled pork i…
Holiday Pork Roast
Published: December 2008
Holiday Pork Roast
Could we transform an inexpensive cut of meat usually destined for pulled pork i…
Cashew Chicken
Published: December 2008
Cashew Chicken
Most recipes for cashew chicken dish out syrupy sauces and tough chicken-and sor…
Bacon-Braised Green Beans
Published: December 2008
Bacon-Braised Green Beans
We wanted that same deep, sweet, smoky pork flavor of Southern-style green beans…
Perfect Popovers
Published: December 2008
Perfect Popovers
We create a foolproof recipe that produces tall popovers with a crisp exterior a…
Delmonico Potatoes
Published: December 2008
Delmonico Potatoes
Originally made to order in restaurants, this creamy potato dish turns heavy and…
Classic Roast Beef and Gravy
Published: December 2008
Classic Roast Beef and Gravy
The best roast beef is cooked gently to keep all its juices inside. But without …
Best Reuben Sandwiches
Published: December 2008
Best Reuben Sandwiches
The grilled Reuben-sliced corned beef, tangy sauerkraut, creamy Russian or Thous…
Wisconsin Cheddar Beer Soup
Published: December 2008
Wisconsin Cheddar Beer Soup
Rich, creamy cheddar beer soup helps take the chill off long Wisconsin winters; …
Jefferson Davis Pie
Published: December 2008
Jefferson Davis Pie
This little-known Dixie dessert-a rich, caramel-y custard pie dressed up with dr…
Low-Fat Creme Brulee
Published: December 2008
Low-Fat Creme Brulee
Our low-fat version boasts a silky-smooth, vanilla-infused custard and crunchy b…
Slow-Cooker Cassoulet
Published: December 2008
Slow-Cooker Cassoulet
Despite its French name, this hearty stew is built on the familiar flavors of po…
Raspberry Almond Cookies
Published: December 2008
Raspberry Almond Cookies
These holiday cookies taste as great as they look. Minimal ingredients make thes…
Cranberry Pistachio Coconut Triangles
Published: December 2008
Cranberry Pistachio Coconut Triangles
These holiday cookies taste as great as they look. Multiple holiday flavors comb…
Hazelnut Chewies
Published: December 2008
Hazelnut Chewies
These holiday cookies taste as great as they look. A dusting of confectioners' s…
Chocolate Turtle Cookies
Published: December 2008
Chocolate Turtle Cookies
These holiday cookies taste as great as they look, and draw inspiration from the…
Fudgy Peanut Butter Mousse Cups
Published: December 2008
Fudgy Peanut Butter Mousse Cups
These holiday cookies taste as great as they look. These crisp cookie shells are…
Published: December 2008
Silicone Rolling Pin
They say that dough doesn’t stick to silicone rolling pins like it does to woode…
Published: December 2008
Smoke Without Fire
What is cold smoking?
Published: December 2008
Toasted (Not Burnt) Coconut
Instead of toasting coconut in the oven (where it can easily burn), use your mic…
Published: December 2008
Pear Pointers
Tips on how to pick the perfect pear.
Published: December 2008
Rating Raisins
What’s the difference between dark raisins and golden raisins?
Published: December 2008
All Eggs Aren't Equal
Is there really a difference between the different grades of eggs?
Published: December 2008
Goat Cheese
What does one look for when choosing goat cheese at the supermarket?
magazine-covers-mobile

Claim Your Free Trial Issue

Yes! Please send my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of Cook’s Country Magazine. If I like it, I will pay just $19.95 for one full year (six issues, including my FREE TRIAL issue) and SAVE 44% off the newstand price of $35.70. Otherwise, I’ll write cancel on the invoice, return it, and owe nothing at all.

Full Name
Address 1
Address 2
City
State
Zip Code

or PAY NOW and GET A FREE GIFT!

Cooks's Country Best-Ever Recipes Special Collector's Edition ($9.95 retail value)

Free Gift

Your paid subscription will include all the benefits of Cook's Country Automatic Renewal Program. Click here for details.

Free Gift

Thank you!

Your free trial issue will arrive in 4-6 weeks.