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Breakfast Sausage Patties
Published: December 2011
Breakfast Sausage Patties
Shaping and frying breakfast sausage meat is more work than simply browning a fr…
Holiday Rum Cake
Published: December 2011
Holiday Rum Cake
Bring joy to the world with our moist, buttery Bundt cake, scattered with streus…
Published: December 2011
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Classic Rum Bundt Cake
Bring joy to the world with our moist, buttery, Bundt cake.
Chocolate Pound Cake
Published: December 2011
Chocolate Pound Cake
Pound cake is wonderful. Chocolate cake is wonderful. Why is the combination so…
Catalina Salad Dressing
Published: December 2011
Catalina Salad Dressing
This 1970s relic depends on vinegar, sugar, ketchup, and onion for its sweet-an…
Published: December 2011
Braised Hearty Greens
We hoped to coax fabulous flavor from winter greens minus the pork and an hours-…
Braised Brisket with Mushrooms
Published: December 2011
Braised Brisket with Mushrooms
Dry meat and wan mushroom flavor can ruin what should be a tender, flavorful win…
Cinnamon Babka
Published: December 2011
Cinnamon Babka
This rich bread is defined by its many twisting layers of gooey cinnamon-sugar f…
Reduced-Fat Apple Crisp
Published: December 2011
Reduced-Fat Apple Crisp
Would cutting fat and calories give us the chance to put the apples front and ce…
Noche Buena Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Published: December 2011
Noche Buena Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
These addicting chocolate sandwich cookies are infused with the rich flavors of…
Coconut-Lime Dream Bites
Published: December 2011
Coconut-Lime Dream Bites
This holiday season, indulge in these gooey dream bars with a coconut-lime twist…
Sandies by the Sea
Published: December 2011
Sandies by the Sea
It's hard to beat the combination of chocolate, melted caramel candies, and cris…
Pistachio-Fennel Cookies
Published: October 2012
Pistachio-Fennel Cookies
We were skeptical about fennel in a christmas cookie, but the subtle taste prove…
Caribbean Biscotti
Published: December 2011
Caribbean Biscotti
Dried papaya, pineapple, coconut, light rum, and macadamia nuts bring a tropical…
Cherry Tarts
Published: October 2012
Cherry Tarts
A sweet pocket of cherry preserve filling make these cookies an irresistable add…
Old World Butter Horns
Published: December 2011
Old World Butter Horns
Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these buttery Italian pastries a…
Toasty Skillet Spaghetti with Shrimp
Published: December 2011
Toasty Skillet Spaghetti with Shrimp
This isn't just another spaghetti weeknight meal. Cooking the pasta right in the…
Herb-Roasted Chicken with Dijon Green Beans
Published: December 2011
Herb-Roasted Chicken with Dijon Green Beans
The quick weeknight meal may sound (and taste) like it would take hours to prepa…
Ginger-Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Published: December 2011
Ginger-Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Pork tenderloins taste great and cook quickly, which makes them one of our favor…
Bistro Salad
Published: December 2011
Bistro Salad
Thick-cut bacon and a fried egg add heft to these greens, turning a quick salad …
Skillet Burgers with Sautéed Onions and Horseradish Sauce
Published: December 2011
Skillet Burgers with Sautéed Onions and Horseradish Sauce
There's no need to wait for grilling season to roll back around to have a good b…
Flank Steak with Loaded Smashed Potatoes
Published: December 2011
Flank Steak with Loaded Smashed Potatoes
The smashed potatoes pack the flavorful punch of a loaded baked potato without t…
Pork Chops with Radicchio Slaw
Published: December 2011
Pork Chops with Radicchio Slaw
For this simple weeknight supper, we found a way to mellow the radicchio's bitte…
Garlicky Potato Soup with Parmesan Toasts
Published: December 2011
Garlicky Potato Soup with Parmesan Toasts
Our smooth and creamy potato soup gets a big boost of flavor from sautéed garlic…
Whipped Cream-Cherry Cheesecake
Published: December 2011
Whipped Cream-Cherry Cheesecake
This special occasion cheesecake gets its exceptional crust from an Italian cook…
Harvey House Chocolate Puffs
Published: December 2011
Harvey House Chocolate Puffs
With a chocolate shell and a whipped-cream and strawberry filling, how could the…
Spinach and Tomato Lasagna
Published: December 2011
Spinach and Tomato Lasagna
So you think that lasagna with no meat and no béchamel is missing something? Thi…
Moravian Chicken Pie
Published: December 2011
Moravian Chicken Pie
Instructions for making this fantastic, old-fashioned savory pie left a lot to …
Cheese Fondue
Published: December 2011
Cheese Fondue
You don’t need a fondue pot—or an invitation to a 1960s theme party—to make our…
Cheesy Potato Cups
Published: December 2011
Cheesy Potato Cups
When we tried to improve upon classic scalloped potatoes, we found ourselves in …
Tuscan White Bean and Pork Soup
Published: December 2011
Tuscan White Bean and Pork Soup
Leftover crown roast gave our Tuscan white bean soup heft and substance—but it …
Crown Roast of Pork
Published: December 2011
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Crown Roast of Pork
A crown roast looks impressive, but its unique shape poses problems for the che…
Published: December 2011
Braised Hearty Greens with Pancetta and Pine Nuts
First, we figured out how to cook them faster. Then, we developed flavorful vari…
Published: December 2011
Braised Hearty Greens with White Beans and Shallots
First, we figured out how to cook them faster. Then, we developed flavorful vari…
Published: December 2011
Braised Hearty Greens with Raisins & Almonds
First, we figured out how to cook them faster. Then, we developed flavorful vari…
Braised Hearty Greens with Chorizo and Pimentos
Published: December 2011
Braised Hearty Greens with Chorizo and Pimentos
First, we figured out how to cook them faster. Then, we developed flavorful vari…
Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast with Gravy
Published: December 2011
Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast with Gravy
You don’t need a whole bird to create a satisfying version of this holiday clas…
Prime Rib for Two
Published: December 2011
Prime Rib for Two
How do you transform this most luxurious of roasts from a special- occasion feas…
Loaded Baked Potato Filling for Fluffy Diner-Style Omelet
Published: December 2011
Loaded Baked Potato Filling for Fluffy Diner-Style Omelet
Our goal: impossibly tall and fluffy diner-style omelets that are loaded with ch…
Sausage and Pepper Filling for Fluffy Diner-Style Omelet
Published: December 2011
Sausage and Pepper Filling for Fluffy Diner-Style Omelet
Our goal: impossibly tall and fluffy diner-style omelets that are loaded with ch…
Fluffy Diner-Style Cheese Omelet
Published: December 2011
Fluffy Diner-Style Cheese Omelet
Our goal: impossibly tall and fluffy diner-style omelets that are loaded with ch…
Published: December 2011
Winter Fruits
In the 19th century, an orange in a Christmas stocking was a rare treat for Amer…
Published: December 2011
How to Flavor Soaking Dried Beans
Is there any way to add flavors to dried beans that are soaking in water?   
Published: December 2011
Brown Sugar Substitute
Is there a viable substitution for brown sugar?
Published: December 2011
Different Kinds of Honey
Supermarkets carry all kinds of honey (clover, buckwheat, tupelo, etc.). Some ar…
Published: December 2011
Adding Liquid to Scrambled Eggs
Some recipes for scrambled eggs call for water or milk. Does this do anything fo…
Published: December 2011
Dressing Green Salad
Why does green salad wilt if you dress it ahead of time? How can I prevent this?
Bake-and-Give Loaf Pans
Published: December 2011
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Bake-and-Give Loaf Pans
Could a loaf pan you give away really be any good?
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Oven Mitts
Published: December 2011
Oven Mitts
Obviously, they should prevent burns, but the best mitts should also be comforta…
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