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Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Bake, boil, or steam? None of these methods is the right one for the best textur…
Published: August 2007
Wild Rice Pilaf with Pecans and Dried Cranberries
Wild Rice Pilaf with Pecans and Dried Cranberries
Too often, this American grain resembles mulch and has a taste to match. We figu…
Published: June 2011
Garlic-Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Milk and Cilantro
Garlic-Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Milk and Cilantro
Bake, boil, or steam? None of these methods is the right one for the best textur…
Published: August 2007
Maple-Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Maple-Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Bake, boil, or steam? None of these methods is the right one for the best textu…
Published: August 2007
Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel
Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel
Forget about ersatz convenience-store cake. We set out to explore the secrets of…
Published: November 2002
Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Chocolate Chips
Forget about ersatz convenience-store cake. We set out to explore the secrets of…
Published: August 2007
Lemon-Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Forget about ersatz convenience-store cake. We set out to explore the secrets of…
Published: August 2007
Apricot-Almond Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Forget about ersatz convenience-store cake. We set out to explore the secrets of…
Published: August 2007
Smothered Pork Chops
Smothered Pork Chops
Skip the condensed soup and thick-cut chops for deep flavor and tender meat.
Published: August 2007
Smothered Pork Chops with Cider and Apples
Skip the condensed soup and thick-cut chops for deep flavor and tender meat.
Published: August 2007
Smothered Pork Chops with Spicy Collard Greens
Skip the condensed soup and thick-cut chops for deep flavor and tender meat.
Published: August 2007
Mulled Red Wine
Mulled Red Wine
To bring mulled wine into balance, use a modest amount of sugar, toast the spice…
Published: December 2012
Mulled Red Wine with Raisins and Almonds
To bring mulled wine into balance, use a modest amount of sugar, toast the spice…
Published: August 2007
Prime Rib Roast Beef with Jus
Prime Rib Roast Beef with Jus
We cooked more than 35 rib roasts to unlock the secrets of this forgotten classi…
Published: November 2002
Individual Yorkshire Puddings
The biggest challenge is getting the right height and texture.
Published: August 2007
Indian-Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Raisins and Cashews
Indian-Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Raisins and Cashews
Bake, boil, or steam? None of these methods is the right one for the best textur…
Published: August 2007
Turkey for a Crowd
Turkey for a Crowd
If you have but one oven and a long guest list for Thanksgiving, only a gargantu…
Published: May 2013
Wild Rice
Wild Rice
Who knew wild rice was actually an aquatic grass? See which brand swam to the to…
Published: January 2013
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Giblet Pan Gravy for a Crowd
Giblet Pan Gravy for a Crowd
You can start this gravy well ahead of time.
Published: October 2011
Spaghetti with Broccoli, Garlic, and Anchovies
Spaghetti with Broccoli, Garlic, and Anchovies
We set out to rescue this classic Italian pairing and avoid the inevitable bowl …
Published: August 2007
Orecchiette with Broccoli, Sausage, and Roasted Peppers
We set out to rescue this classic Italian pairing and avoid the inevitable bowl …
Published: August 2007
Farfalle with Broccoli, Olives, and Feta
We set out to rescue this classic Italian pairing and avoid the inevitable bowl …
Published: August 2007
Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse Cake
Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse Cake
Chocolate mousse cake runs the gamut from fluffy, insubstantial layer cake to de…
Published: February 2013
Chocolate-Orange Mousse Cake
Chocolate-Orange Mousse Cake
Chocolate mousse cake runs the gamut from fluffy, insubstantial layer cake to de…
Published: August 2007
Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies
Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies
Is it possible to make sugar cookies that have a perfect balance of texture and …
Published: August 2007
Gingered Sugar Cookies
Gingered Sugar Cookies
Is it possible to make sugar cookies that have a perfect balance of texture and …
Published: August 2007
Sugar Cookies with Lime Essence
Sugar Cookies with Lime Essence
Is it possible to make sugar cookies that have a perfect balance of texture and …
Published: August 2007
Lemon-Poppyseed Sugar Cookies
Lemon-Poppyseed Sugar Cookies
Is it possible to make sugar cookies that have a perfect balance of texture and …
Published: August 2007
Unsweetened Chocolate
Unsweetened Chocolate
Plain-Jane unsweetened chocolate may not inspire the same passion as our favorit…
Published: January 2019
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Chef's Knives
Chef's Knives
One chef’s knife has been a champ in our kitchen for nearly two decades. Can any…
Published: August 2013
Canned Gravy
Is store-bought gravy worth the time saved?
Published: November 2002
Potato Mashers
Potato Mashers
What makes a great potato masher?
Published: August 2016
Sweet Potato Varieties
Does a sweet potato by any other name still taste as sweet?
Published: November 2002
True vs. Cultivated Wild Rice
Is there a difference between true wild rice and cultivated wild rice?
Published: November 2002
Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding
Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding
Prime Rib with Yorkshire Pudding is a classic meal for any special occasion. Her…
Published: December 2007

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