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Table of Contents

Tips From Our Readers6

In The Now8

Cinnamon-Sugar Sand Dollar Cookies10

Once used in love potions, cinnamon is still as alluring and intriguing as ever.

Turkey Leftovers12

Revamp your post-Thanksgiving turkey into instant dinner winners with these tasty menus.

Turkey & Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo12

Spinach Salad with radicchio & mandarins13

Chipotle Turkey Soup with corn & fideos pasta14

Cabbage Salad with radishes & avocado15

Homemade Treats16

Up the ante on holiday treats with an array of savory bites that are perfect for gifting.

Mini Cheese Crackers18

Fig & Red Wine Jam18

Savory Spiced Nuts19

Bulgogi Beef Jerky19

Holiday Meals20

These ever-so-elegant dinners for two prove minimal effort yields maximum flavor results.

Sautéed Duck Breasts with pomegranate sauce20

Roasted Butternut Squash with red onions21

Pan-Roasted Pork Chops with glazed pears22

Sage Polenta23

Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Menu24

Beef tenderloin is for very special occasions — it’s the best of the best. And this salt-crusted roast, and side dishes, make an all-out celebratory meal. But the real secret is this impressive spread is easy to prepare.

Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin24

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Salt Crusting

Fondant Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts with velvety pan sauce27

Celebration Breads28

Get your holiday bread baking going in just 5 minutes a day with recipes for Panettone and Stollen developed by the authors of Holiday and Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day.



Thanksgiving Dinner32

For a flavorful change of pace, take a few liberties and try this French-inspired feast. The recipes aren’t too far from the classics, but just different enough to stir things up a bit.

Roasted Turkey Breast with 40 cloves of garlic pan gravy32


Page 33: Recipe Instructions

The recipe instructions read "Massage half the butter mixture under the skin until evenly distributed." It should not say "half," just "Massage the butter mixture..." etc.

Cranberry Sauce with crème de cassis & currants34

Green Beans Provençal34

Brioche Dressing35

1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Oysters36

Fried, broiled, simmered, or raw, put your newly found oyster knowledge to use in 4 uniquely different recipes.

Oysters on the Half Shell with green apple mignonette36

Oysters Rockefeller Soup38

Oyster Po’ Boys39

Broiled Cajun Oysters on the Half Shell40

Holiday Appetizers42

Raise your glass to toast these four quick and easy app recipes your guests are guaranteed to love.

Fondue Fritters with apple lambic42

Quick Buckwheat Blini43

'Nduja-Stuffed Mushrooms with golden raisins44

Rock Shrimp Dip45

Ask The Editors46

Sweet Potato Pie48

Take a classic pie served at the holidays and swap it out for one that’s just as good, and maybe even better.

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Crimping & Blind Baking Videos

Holiday Baking51

You’ll impress family and friends with your baking skills when you serve any one of these festive recipes.

Eggnog Cake52

Ginger-Lemon Cake Roll54

Sticky Toffee Pudding56

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Steamed Pudding Mold

Black Forest Silk Pie58


Page 59: Ingredients List

If Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers aren't available, try one of these substitutes: Oreos crushed, the Oreo crumbs (pre-crushed for crusts), chocolate graham crackers, or Brownie Brittle (if that’s available in your area).

Pear & Cranberry Pot Pies60

Citrus Popovers62

Pumpkin Angel Biscuits64