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Reduced-Fat Strawberry Shortcakes
Published: April 2010
Reduced-Fat Strawberry Shortcakes
We kept the real butter and real whipped cream, but got rid of 260 real calories…
Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup
Published: April 2010
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Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup
You can't caramelize onions for French onion soup without constant stirring. Or …
Make-Ahead Yellow Cake Mix
Published: April 2010
Make-Ahead Yellow Cake Mix
Making cake from a box mix is fast and easy, but that's about all we can say for…
Make-Ahead Lemon Cake Mix
Published: April 2010
Make-Ahead Lemon Cake Mix
Making cake from a box mix is fast and easy, but that's about all we can say for…
Make-Ahead Brown Sugar and Spice Cake Mix
Published: April 2010
Make-Ahead Brown Sugar and Spice Cake Mix
Making cake from a box mix is fast and easy, but that's about all we can say for…
Vanilla Frosting
Published: April 2010
Vanilla Frosting
For creamy, satiny frosting, it's the little things that count.
Chocolate Frosting
Published: April 2010
Chocolate Frosting
For creamy, satiny frosting, it's the little things that count.
Published: April 2010
Mocha Frosting
For creamy, satiny frosting, it's the little things that count.
Cherry Frosting
Published: April 2010
Cherry Frosting
For creamy, satiny frosting, it's the little things that count.
Published: April 2010
Maple-Brown Sugar Frosting
For creamy, satiny frosting, it's the little things that count.
Maple-Glazed Ham
Published: April 2010
Maple-Glazed Ham
Anyone can make a mediocre spiral-sliced ham-just reheat and paint on the prepac…
Published: April 2010
Peach-Glazed Ham
Anyone can make a mediocre spiral-sliced ham-just reheat and paint on packaged g…
Chantilly Potatoes
Published: April 2010
Chantilly Potatoes
Chantilly evokes lightness and elegance. But this dish was a long way from fulfi…
Creamy Asparagus Soup
Published: April 2010
Creamy Asparagus Soup
Crème fraîche? Cracked white pepper? Chervil? Who says asparagus soup needs to b…
Cat Head Biscuits
Published: April 2010
Cat Head Biscuits
As big as a cat's head, golden brown on the outside, but soft and fluffy as a di…
Springtime Spinach Salad
Published: April 2010
Springtime Spinach Salad
Triple play-our dressing seasons the croutons, flavors the onions, and yes, dres…
Foolproof Chicken Cordon Bleu
Published: April 2010
Foolproof Chicken Cordon Bleu
If we couldn't make chicken cordon bleu easier to prepare, at least we could mak…
Cherry-Almond Coffee Cake
Published: April 2010
Cherry-Almond Coffee Cake
In most versions of this coffee klatch classic, "cherry" and "almond" are empty …
Steakhouse Hash Browns
Published: April 2010
Steakhouse Hash Browns
There's a reason these huge potato pancakes are mostly relegated to restaurants-…
Steak de Burgo
Published: April 2010
Steak de Burgo
Topping a tender beef fillet with a buttery, garlicky herb sauce sounds easy. So…
Macaroni and Cheese with Tomatoes
Published: April 2010
Macaroni and Cheese with Tomatoes
Of all the ingredients that get added to macaroni and cheese, few have as succes…
Garlic Pork Roast
Published: April 2010
Garlic Pork Roast
For a strong-but not painful-garlic kick, we tried a three-pronged attack.
Easy Baked Risotto
Published: April 2010
Easy Baked Risotto
A no-stir risotto from the oven that's rich and creamy? Yeah, we'd never seen on…
Quick Cheesesteak Subs
Published: April 2010
Quick Cheesesteak Subs
All of the benefits of an authentic Philadelphia cheesesteak without any of the …
Thin-Cut Cuban-Style Pork Chops
Published: April 2010
Thin-Cut Cuban-Style Pork Chops
Plain pork chops are a wasted weeknight meal. It's time for something different.
Skillet Italian Chicken with Orzo
Published: April 2010
Skillet Italian Chicken with Orzo
Skillet chicken often means flavorless, dried-out breasts-but not if it's done r…
Skillet Pork Tenderloin Stroganoff
Published: April 2010
Skillet Pork Tenderloin Stroganoff
The mushroom, wine, and sour cream trio that makes beef stroganoff so delicious …
Cheesy Toasted Ravioli with Pesto
Published: April 2010
Cheesy Toasted Ravioli with Pesto
We thought making ravioli without boiling water was sacrilege-until we tried it.
Balsamic Steak Tips with Horseradish Mash
Published: April 2010
Balsamic Steak Tips with Horseradish Mash
A sweet-sour balsamic glaze complements the boldly flavored horseradish mashed p…
Rustic Potato-Leek Soup
Published: April 2010
Rustic Potato-Leek Soup
Potato-leek soup can be so much more than a thin, flavorless meal in hurry. We p…
Roasted Chicken with Asparagus and Shiitakes
Published: April 2010
Roasted Chicken with Asparagus and Shiitakes
There's more to roast chicken than simply tossing it in the oven and waiting.
Ham Salad
Published: April 2010
Ham Salad
Good ham salad is largely a question of editing.
Chocolate Chewies
Published: April 2010
Chocolate Chewies
What could be better than chewy cookies packed with chocolate flavor?
Pickled Beet Eggs
Published: April 2010
Pickled Beet Eggs
Imagine Easter eggs made with edible dye.
Daffodil Cake
Published: April 2010
Daffodil Cake
Like the flower it's named for, this orange-kissed angel food cake is scented an…
Hollywood-Style Chili
Published: April 2010
Hollywood-Style Chili
Elizabeth Taylor had 10 quarts shipped to her in Rome when she was filming "Cleo…
Johnny Marzetti
Published: April 2010
Johnny Marzetti
Hollywood Chili meets an Italian cousin for a cheesy skillet pasta supper.
Lemon Chess Pie
Published: April 2010
Lemon Chess Pie
Regardless of how Chess Pie got its name, there's a reason it's lasted through t…
Raspberry Mini Cheesecakes
Published: April 2010
Raspberry Mini Cheesecakes
Did making 12 tiny cheesecakes have to be 12 times the bother?
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