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From Our Readers4
Master Laminated Dough
Holiday Eve Soups8
With creamy squash, chicken & wild rice, and a classic seafood stew, get your soup bowls ready.
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with gruyère fricos8
Spinach, Arugula & Apple Salad with cider vinaigrette9
Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Chowder with bacon and mushrooms10
Cranberry-Orange Mini Muffins11
Cioppino with fennel12
Lemon-Basil Sourdough Garlic Bread13
Apricot & Almond Kringle14
Thanks to its flaky texture and gooey filling, this pastry will make the chattiest of eaters speechless.
In keeping with the season, our staff shares four of their favorite holiday cookie recipes with you.
Hazelnut-Brown Butter Linzer Cookies16
Triple Chocolate & Mint Cookies17
Rosemary & Orange Shortbread Cookies19
Celebrate in true royal fashion with this Champagne-inspired menu fit for two.
King Crab Legs with champagne beurre blanc20
Pear & Curly Endive Salad with fennel & pistachios21
Mini Herbed Potato Soufflés with crème fraîche22
Champagne-Poached Pears with dark chocolate sabayon & pistachio brittle23
Wanna warm your soul? Turn to this bold-flavored Mexican fare during these cold-weather months.
Flank Steak Roulade with cinnamon bread & chorizo stuffing24
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with lime, garlic & jalapeño26
Black Beans with chipotle, lime & orange27
Wilted Kale with kale-cilantro pesto27
Whip up a couple of classic mother sauces and eat twice with these two comforting pasta recipes.
Three-Cheese & Spinach Cannelloni28
Roasted Tomato Sauce29
Pork Stuffed Shells30
Be stress-free and soirée-ready with these simple make-ahead appetizers and cocktails.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates with walnuts & goat cheese33
Grapefruit Spritzer with tarragon simple syrup35
Brandy Mule Punch with lemon simple syrup36
Cheesy Baked Pumpkin Dip37
Cuisine Class: Roasted Spatchcocked Turkey38
Roast a beautiful, juicy turkey in half the time when you learn the technique of spatchcocking.
How to Spatchcock a Turkey
Page 39: Instructions
The Spatchcocked Turkey recipe instructs to roast the bird on a baking sheet, but the dimensions listed are incorrect. They should read: 11 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 1-inch.
When the side dishes are this simple and delicious, you may overlook the turkey altogether.
Turkey Stock & Gravy40
Sausage & Apple Dressing with chestnuts41
Winter Vegetable Gratin42
Brussels Sprouts Salad with maple-lemon vinaigrette43
Cran-Grape Sauce with rosemary43
Let’s talk turkey. Make the most of your leftovers with these four, fast recipes — you’ll gobble them right up.
Turkey & Avocado Quesadillas with chipotlecranberry sauce44
Creamy Turkey & Noodles44
Green Turkey Chili45
Mu Shu Turkey Cabbage Wraps45
Salted Caramel Pie with toasted marshmallow meringue46
Flood a pretzel crust with fudge, salted caramel custard, and a fluffy meringue for dessert perfection.
Get your sweet tooth in the holiday spirit with these classic confections that defi ne the season.