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Canned Chicken Noodle Soup
Published: October 2009
Canned Chicken Noodle Soup
Our winners had two things in common: plenty of salt and MSG.
Published: October 2009
Cranberry-Orange Dessert Sauce
This simple recipe transforms leftover cranberry sauce into something new and su…
Published: October 2009
Cranberry BBQ Sauce
This simple recipe transforms leftover cranberry sauce into something new and su…
Published: October 2009
Tangy Cranberry Sandwich Spread
This simple recipe transforms leftover cranberry sauce into something new and su…
Published: October 2009
Spicy Cranberry Mustard
This simple recipe transforms leftover cranberry sauce into something new and su…
Published: October 2009
Leftover Cranberry Sauce Vinaigrette
This simple recipe transforms leftover cranberry sauce into something new and su…
Published: October 2009
Raspberry-Lemon Cranberry Sauce
Only 10 minutes stand between you and great homemade cranberry sauce.
Published: October 2009
Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Rolls
Some rolls are as squishy as a teddy bear, others as rustic as rawhide. We wante…
Published: October 2009
Pear-Ginger Cranberry Sauce
Only 10 minutes stand between you and great homemade cranberry sauce.
Published: October 2009
Rosemary-Olive Rolls
Some rolls are as squishy as a teddy bear, others as rustic as rawhide. We wante…
Apple-Raisin Cranberry Sauce
Published: October 2009
Apple-Raisin Cranberry Sauce
Only 10 minutes stand between you and great homemade cranberry sauce.
Published: October 2009
Cranberry-Pecan Rolls
Some rolls are as squishy as a teddy bear, others as rustic as rawhide. We wante…
Orange-Maple Cranberry Sauce
Published: October 2009
Orange-Maple Cranberry Sauce
Only 10 minutes stand between you and great homemade cranberry sauce.
Published: October 2009
Breakfast Casserole with Italian Sausage and Fontina
A breakfast casserole is convenient for a crowd, but if it's so bland and mushy …
Breakfast Casserole with Chorizo and Pepper Jack
Published: October 2009
Breakfast Casserole with Chorizo and Pepper Jack
A breakfast casserole is convenient for a crowd, but if it's so bland and mushy …
Quick Croque Monsieur
Published: October 2009
Quick Croque Monsieur
A grilled ham and cheese sandwich is perfectly fine on its own, but it really st…
Chicken Tostadas with Spicy Cabbage Slaw
Published: October 2009
Chicken Tostadas with Spicy Cabbage Slaw
Store-bought rotisserie chicken and coleslaw mix are the foundation for this gre…
Turkey Tetrazzini Pasta
Published: October 2009
Turkey Tetrazzini Pasta
Grated Parmesan adds cheesy depth to this simplified version of the classic left…
Steak with Crispy Spiced Potatoes
Published: October 2009
Steak with Crispy Spiced Potatoes
Steak and potatoes is great when it's done right. So why is it so easy to screw …
Spinach- and Tarragon-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Published: October 2009
Spinach- and Tarragon-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Stuffing chicken helps to keep breasts moist and prevent them from drying out, b…
Sweet and Spicy Veggie Stir-Fry
Published: October 2009
Sweet and Spicy Veggie Stir-Fry
A tofu and vegetable stir-fry doesn't need to be flavorless and boring.
Seared Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
Published: October 2009
Seared Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
Using only a few pantry items, we created a fresh, flavorful sauce to compliment…
Grilled Apple-Glazed Pork Chops
Published: October 2009
Grilled Apple-Glazed Pork Chops
Apple and pork go together like bread and butter. Our apple-glazed pork chops ar…
Roasted Cabbage Wedges
Published: October 2009
Roasted Cabbage Wedges
Can a vegetable usually destined for coleslaw thrive in the heat of the oven?
Egg Noodles with Caraway and Brown Butter
Published: October 2009
Egg Noodles with Caraway and Brown Butter
A sprinkling of seeds was a step in the right direction, but most recipes consid…
Published: October 2009
Cider Sauce
This warm, spicy sauce is the perfect finishing touch to our Baked Apple Dumplin…
Baked Apple Dumplings
Published: October 2009
Baked Apple Dumplings
Snow White's apple dumpling recipe persuaded the Seven Dwarfs to let her stay. I…
Crispy Garlic Bread
Published: October 2009
Crispy Garlic Bread
A few small tricks separate adequate from awesome.
Garlicky Broccolini
Published: October 2009
Garlicky Broccolini
It may look like broccoli, but that doesn't mean you can cook it just the same.
Baked Manicotti with Meat Sauce
Published: October 2009
Baked Manicotti with Meat Sauce
We spent hours in the kitchen, but our manicotti was still mediocre. Could we ma…
Pumpkin Roll
Published: October 2009
Pumpkin Roll
The simple pumpkin sponge cake with Fluffy Cheesecake Frosting needs no more tha…
Tomato Butter
Published: October 2009
Tomato Butter
This "butter" might be better described as "tomato jam." Either way, it's a deli…
Goody Goody Bars
Published: October 2009
Goody Goody Bars
These cookie bars have all the salty-sweet taste of a Baby Ruth bar, with the ad…
Creamy Mushroom Soup
Published: October 2009
Creamy Mushroom Soup
Surely it didn't have to be bland sludge. We wanted a velvety soup that pulled d…
Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy
Published: October 2009
Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy
With multiple side dishes commanding your last-minute attention just as guests a…
Grandma's Enchiladas
Published: October 2009
Grandma's Enchiladas
This $10,000 Lost Recipe Grand Prize Winner calls for chuck roast rather than gr…
Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie
Published: October 2009
Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie
A pecan pie without corn syrup. We certainly don't miss it.
Grandma Wooly's Beef Barbecue
Published: October 2009
Grandma Wooly's Beef Barbecue
Some barbecue is served with a side of pickles. Grandma Wooly tossed pickling sp…
Cheese Frenchees
Published: October 2009
Cheese Frenchees
A breaded, deep-fried grilled cheese with mayo inside? You bet.
Homemade Cornbread Dressing
Published: October 2009
Homemade Cornbread Dressing
Most dressing recipes start with store-bought cornbread or a mix: Don't do it! M…
Granny's Tamale Pie
Published: October 2009
Granny's Tamale Pie
This version of tamale pie doesn't call for a shred of cheese. Don't worry, you …
Skillet Green Beans with Walnuts
Published: October 2009
Skillet Green Beans with Walnuts
For the holidays, we wanted to dress green beans in their Sunday best.
Aunt Nina's Breadballs and Sauce
Published: October 2009
Aunt Nina's Breadballs and Sauce
These "meatless" meatballs prove heavy enough to compete with the real thing.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Published: October 2009
Sweet Potato Casserole
Every year between October and December, 35 million pounds of marshmallows are s…
Chicken Paprikash
Published: October 2009
Chicken Paprikash
How do you load up on paprika flavor while keeping grit to a minimum?
Roasted Turkey
Published: October 2009
Roasted Turkey
This year, we went back to basics. No herb swirl, no cheesecloth soak, no flavor…
Basic Cranberry Sauce
Published: October 2009
Basic Cranberry Sauce
Only 10 minutes stand between you and great homemade cranberry sauce.
Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole
Published: October 2009
Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole
A breakfast casserole is convenient for a crowd, but if it's so bland and mushy …
Slow-Cooker White Chicken Chili
Published: October 2009
Slow-Cooker White Chicken Chili
By definition, chili equals heat and liveliness. The slow cooker sure put a damp…
Reduced-Fat Sloppy Joes
Published: October 2009
Reduced-Fat Sloppy Joes
Brimming with fat and calories, this childhood favorite was due for a diet. But …
Published: October 2009
Dried Fruit
Almost any fruit can be dried (the process concentrates flavor and sugar), and t…
Published: October 2009
Varieties of Dried Sage
Markets sell several types of dried sage. Are they interchangeable?
Published: October 2009
Browned Butter
Browning butter can be tricky—use a skillet or saucepan that has a light-colored…
Published: October 2009
Temperature of Broth for Gravy
When making gravy, should the broth added to the roux be hot?
Published: October 2009
Rolling Cakes
Jellyroll cakes are easier to assemble than they look. Here’s a step-by-step gui…
Published: October 2009
Replacing Cornstarch with Arrowroot
Can I use arrowroot in place of cornstarch?
Published: October 2009
Rolling Pin Covers vs. Dusting the Counter
Is using a rolling pin cover and pastry cloth to roll out dough better than dust…
Published: October 2009
Storing Flour in the Freezer
Does flour stored in the freezer make yeast doughs rise more slowly?
Published: October 2009
Turkey Pepperoni
Finally, a turkey-based product we can get behind. And it’s a smart—and flavorfu…
Published: October 2009
All About Pork Sausage
The test kitchen likes to use highly seasoned pork sausages to add meaty, spicy …
Published: October 2009
Carve Turkey Like a Pro
Follow these simple steps for easy turkey carving. And remember—carve in the kit…
Published: October 2009
Turning the Turkey
This unusual technique adds an extra step, but the payoff is worth the effort.
Published: October 2009
Turkey 101
Although you might think a frozen bird is easier (no need to put in an order for…
Published: October 2009
Building Turkey Gravy Flavor
The items in the giblets bag may look scary, but you’ll need them to develop the…
Published: October 2009
Freezing Brined Chicken Breasts
Can you brine boneless chicken breasts, then freeze them for later?
Published: October 2009
Washing Leeks
While the classic technique for washing leeks successfully removes trapped dirt …
Published: October 2009
Celery Leaves vs. Celery Stalks
Do celery leaves have more flavor than the stalks?
Published: October 2009
Plumping Dried Fruit
Use this simple technique to soften and plump dried fruit.
Published: October 2009
Using Shortenings Without Trans Fats in Pie Crusts
Do the new shortenings without trans fats work as well as the old ones for pie c…
Published: October 2009
Cider Substitute
Can’t find apple cider? Here’s an easy substitution that can be used in any cide…
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