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Cream Whippers
Published: December 2016
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Cream Whippers
A perfect swirl of whipped cream can be the crowning gem atop your dessert—if yo…
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Spiral-Sliced Ham
Published: December 2016
Spiral-Sliced Ham
Spiral-sliced ham is an easy and elegant holiday centerpiece. But not all hams …
Stir-Fried Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cabbage
Published: December 2016
Stir-Fried Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cabbage
We stir-fry the mushrooms and cabbage together over high heat to help streamlin…
Easy Mincemeat Fruitcake
Published: December 2016
Easy Mincemeat Fruitcake
Fruitcake has a bad reputation for being loaded with neon red and green candied …
Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pie
Published: December 2016
Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pie
Patience is more than just a virtue. It’s also the key to a perfect pot pie.
Boneless Rib Roast with Yorkshire Pudding and Jus
Published: December 2016
Boneless Rib Roast with Yorkshire Pudding and Jus
We wanted to bring these two classics together in one pan.
Chicken Cacciatore for Two
Published: December 2016
Chicken Cacciatore for Two
Syncing the sauce and the chicken made all the difference for this rustic supper…
Cast-Iron Skillet Calzone
Published: December 2016
Cast-Iron Skillet Calzone
Handheld calzones are great. But we wanted something bigger.
Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies
Published: December 2016
Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies
Crisp gingerbread cookies can be great, but sometimes only soft and chewy will d…
Transylvanian Goulash
Published: December 2016
Transylvanian Goulash
No vampires were consulted in the making of this Pittsburgh favorite, but we di…
Chocolate-Pecan Torte with Chocolate Glaze
Published: December 2016
Chocolate-Pecan Torte with Chocolate Glaze
The inspiration for this cake was a flourless chocolate-pecan cake popular at Pa…
Chocolate Haupia Cream Pie
Published: December 2016
Chocolate Haupia Cream Pie
The name takes some sounding out, but once we’d settled the recipe, this Hawaii…
Ricotta Crostini with Asparagus and Radishes
Published: December 2016
Ricotta Crostini with Asparagus and Radishes
We want party snacks that are as easy to make as they are to enjoy.
Easy Almond Pound Cake
Published: December 2016
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Easy Almond Pound Cake
When it comes to flavor and texture, dessert doesn’t get more straightforward th…
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Herb Sauce
Published: December 2016
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Herb Sauce
Crispy-skinned chicken pieces on top of the stove, with no mess and no fuss? An…
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce
Published: December 2016
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce
Crispy-skinned chicken pieces on top of the stove, with no mess and no fuss? An…
Ricotta Crostini with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil
Published: December 2016
Ricotta Crostini with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil
We want party snacks that are as easy to make as they are to enjoy.
Eggnog
Published: December 2016
Eggnog
Grocery store eggnog doesn’t hold a cup to the real stuff.
Easy Pound Cake
Published: December 2016
Easy Pound Cake
When it comes to flavor and texture, dessert doesn’t get more straightforward th…
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Cornichon Sauce
Published: December 2016
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Cornichon Sauce
Crispy-skinned chicken pieces on top of the stove, with no mess and no fuss? An…
Lighthouse Inn Potatoes
Published: December 2016
Lighthouse Inn Potatoes
Back at the inn, this rich holiday side was made with leftover potatoes. But fo…
Ricotta Crostini with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Published: December 2016
Ricotta Crostini with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
We want party snacks that are as easy to make as they are to enjoy.
Easy Ginger Pound Cake
Published: December 2016
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Easy Ginger Pound Cake
When it comes to flavor and texture, dessert doesn’t get more straightforward th…
Easy Lemon Pound Cake
Published: December 2016
Easy Lemon Pound Cake
When it comes to flavor and texture, dessert doesn’t get more straightforward th…
Caesar Green Bean Salad
Published: December 2016
Caesar Green Bean Salad
If Caesar dressing is good enough for lettuce, surely it’s good enough for beans…
Nonalcoholic Eggnog
Published: December 2016
Nonalcoholic Eggnog
Grocery store eggnog doesn’t hold a cup to the real stuff.
Braised Leeks
Published: December 2016
Braised Leeks
A simple technique brings out the best in this often-neglected vegetable.
Ricotta Crostini with Peas and Mint
Published: December 2016
Ricotta Crostini with Peas and Mint
We want party snacks that are as easy to make as they are to enjoy.
One-Pan Mediterranean Shrimp
Published: December 2016
One-Pan Mediterranean Shrimp
The goal: a fresh, healthful weeknight supper without a sink full of pots and pa…
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
Published: December 2016
Stovetop-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
Crispy-skinned chicken pieces on top of the stove, with no mess and no fuss? An…
Easy Orange Pound Cake
Published: December 2016
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Easy Orange Pound Cake
When it comes to flavor and texture, dessert doesn’t get more straightforward th…
Slow-Cooker Classic Butternut Squash Soup
Published: December 2016
Slow-Cooker Classic Butternut Squash Soup
Our aim: A simple squash soup that tastes deeply of (wait for it) squash.
Ricotta Crostini with Roasted Red Peppers and Capers
Published: December 2016
Ricotta Crostini with Roasted Red Peppers and Capers
We want party snacks that are as easy to make as they are to enjoy.
Pork Marsala
Published: December 2016
Pork Marsala
Could we use pork in this sweet-savory weeknight supper without it drying out?
Horseradish Sauce
Published: December 2016
Horseradish Sauce
To accompany our Boneless Rib Roast with Yorkshire Pudding and Jus, we wanted a …
Roasted Salmon and Broccoli Rabe with Pistachio Gremolata
Published: December 2016
Roasted Salmon and Broccoli Rabe with Pistachio Gremolata
Using only one pan and the oven streamlines this dish and makes it an ideal (and…
Published: December 2016
Pickled Onions
Pickled onions are a surefire way to spice up any dish.
Cumin-Crusted Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower “Couscous”
Published: December 2016
Cumin-Crusted Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower “Couscous”
Sprinkling cumin over the chicken after browning and before roasting ensures ple…
Steak with Lemon-Parsley Potato Wedges and Blue-Cheese Sauce
Published: December 2016
Steak with Lemon-Parsley Potato Wedges and Blue-Cheese Sauce
Microwaving blue cheese and cream makes an incredibly easy and delicious sauce.
Italian Sausage with Lentils and Kale
Published: December 2016
Italian Sausage with Lentils and Kale
Cooking sausages on top of the lentil mixture infuses this one-skillet meal with…
Published: October 2016
Citrus Glaze
To apply, spread glaze over the top of the cooled cake, allowing some to drip do…
Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers
Published: December 2016
Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers
A juicy, flavorful turkey burger would be good enough—but we wanted crispy edges…
Pepper and Onion Frittata with Arugula Salad
Published: December 2016
Pepper and Onion Frittata with Arugula Salad
Adding a salad to this breakfast staple makes a well-rounded meal at any time, d…
Farfalle with Crispy Prosciutto and Peas
Published: December 2016
Farfalle with Crispy Prosciutto and Peas
Crisping the prosciutto not only develops its flavor but also creates a pleasing…
Grapefruit-Avocado Salad
Published: December 2016
Grapefruit-Avocado Salad
A midwinter salad using in-season ingredients? Challenge accepted.
Apricot-Glazed Chicken with Chickpeas, Chorizo, and Spinach
Published: December 2016
Apricot-Glazed Chicken with Chickpeas, Chorizo, and Spinach
Lemon zest and the mild spice of chorizo balance the sweetness of the apricot p…
Decorating Icing
Published: December 2016
Decorating Icing
To create an icing with more structure and ensure more successful detailed decor…
Published: December 2016
Sizing up Carrots
What is the weight or volume equivalency of a single carrot in recipes?
Published: December 2016
Mixed Bag
Why do purple baby potatoes take longer to cook than yellow or red ones all sold…
Published: December 2016
Refreezing Pie Dough
If you don't use both frozen pie crusts sold together in a pack, is it okay to r…
Published: December 2016
Regular vs Organic. Dark Brown Sugar in Recipes
What's the difference between dark brown sugar, and organic dark brown sugar in …
Published: December 2016
What’s in a Name?
What’s the difference between broccoli rabe, broccolini, and broccoli?
Published: December 2016
Blue Cheese
While all blue cheeses get their flavor from harmless blue mold, different type…
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