Most chefs have a secret ingredient that enhances the deliciousness of their dishes. Crème fraîche [krehm FRESH] is one of those favorite “behind the scenes” additions. This homemade version is made with just two ingredients — heavy cream and buttermilk — it adds a rich, creamy, and slightly tangy flavor to food …
Learn how to make flour tortillas at home with this video that takes you step-by-step through the process. Not only are they easy to make, but they're so much …
Learn how easy it is to make homemade corn tortillas! Leaps and bounds better than store-bought, these blue corn tortillas are perfection.
Table of Contents
10 RED GRAPE HARVEST CAKE
With the grape harvest season in full swing, try them in a cake and sauce that highlight this favorite fruit.
12 CHICKEN STEWS
Enjoy the flavors of India and Spain without leaving your house with these two flavor-forward stews.
16 TEST KITCHEN FAVORITES: COOKIES & CAKES
Take after-school treats to the next level by creating homemade versions of store-bought favorites.
20 SANDWICHES & SALADS
Rich, indulgent open-faced sandwiches take center plate in these menus, and don't forget the crisp salads.
24 COOKING WITH JODI MORENO
Get to know one of our favorite food bloggers and try some soul-satisfying recipes from her new cookbook.
36 HOW TO MAKE CORN AND FLOUR TORTILLAS
Ditch the packaged tortillas and try your hand at making them yourself. They're easier than you think!
42 ONE-POT SUPPERS
Quick comfort is the name of the game with these four delicious recipes — plus one-pot means easy clean up!
48 VANILLA BEAN TAPIOCA PUDDING
Take a trip down memory lane with a classic pudding that's sure to remind you of Grandma.
51 SLOW COOKER MENUS
Unleash the potential of your slow cooker with these creative menus that are perfect for busy nights.
28 DINER-STYLE MEATLOAF DINNER
Cheeseburgers, meatloaf, salad, and milkshakes — what could be better? Recreate, and reinvent, some of your favorite diner staples with this hearty menu that's sure to please — no blue plate necessary.
32 TAILGATE MENU
Be game-day ready with these recipes that take the beer out of your red cup and turns it into a featured ingredient. With a menu of chili, mac 'n cheese, jalapeño poppers, and punch, you'll feel like a champion.
39 ENCHILADAS & NACHOS
Put your new knowledge of homemade tortilla making to use in these two dynamite recipes. With satisfying vegetarian enchiladas and piled-high nachos, you may be making fresh tortillas every week.