Thanksgiving for Beginners
Choose the right apple, don't peel it, and add nothing more than sugar and water. It's that simple.
Basic Braised Brussels Sprouts
Braising is the preferred way to prepare these "little cabbages," with microwaving a close second.
Simple Cranberry Sauce
Back-of-the-bag recipes aren't bad, but we found a way to make a dramatic improvement.
Is it possible to make really good all-purpose gravy without a roast, using only canned broth and a few vegetables?
Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar
Tired of mealy, stringy squash that takes an hour to bake? We wanted it faster and better.
No-Bake Pumpkin Pie
A no-bake pumpkin pie sounds appealing, but not if the filling is starchy or dense. Could we reformulate this recipe and make it worthy of the holiday table?
Easy Roast Turkey Breast with Lemon and Thyme
Achieving crisp skin without drying out the delicate white meat is easier said than done when roasting a whole breast.