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Issue 126
December 2017

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6 Q&A

8 HOLIDAY EVE SOUPS
With creamy squash, chicken & wild rice, and a classic seafood stew, get your soup bowls ready.

14 APRICOT & ALMOND KRINGLE
Thanks to its flaky texture and gooey filling, this pastry will make the chattiest of eaters speechless.

16 HOLIDAY COOKIES
In keeping with the season, our staff shares four of their favorite holiday cookie recipes with you.

20 KING CRAB
Celebrate in true royal fashion with this Champagne-inspired menu fit for two.

32 HOLIDAY PARTY
Be stress-free and soirée-ready with these simple make-ahead appetizers and cocktails.

38 ROASTED SPATCHCOCKED TURKEY WITH LEMON-HERB BUTTER
Roast a beautiful, juicy turkey in half the time when you learn the technique of spatchcocking.

44 TURKEY LEFTOVERS
Let’s talk turkey. Make the most of your leftovers with these four, fast recipes — you’ll gobble them right up.

46 SALTED CARAMEL PIE WITH TOASTED MARSHMALLOW MERINGUE
Flood a pretzel crust with fudge, salted caramel custard, and a fluffy meringue for dessert perfection.

51 HOLIDAY CLASSICS
Get your sweet tooth in the holiday spirit with these classic confections that defi ne the season.

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24 MEXICAN MENU
Wanna warm your soul? Turn to this bold-flavored Mexican fare during these cold-weather months.

28 BAKED PASTAS
Whip up a couple of classic mother sauces and eat twice with these two comforting pasta recipes.

40 THANKSGIVING SIDES
When the side dishes are this simple and delicious, you may overlook the turkey altogether.

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