Table of Contents
Tips From Our Readers6
In the Now10
Seasonal Kitchen: Mussels12
With this quick-care guide and two delectable recipes, cooking mussels at home has never been easier.
Red Curry Mussels with coconut rice12
Mussels Fra Diavolo with linguine14
Instant Pot Menus16
Look to your Instant Pot when you want fuss-free options to help you get dinner on the table in a hurry.
Instant Pot Vietnamese Beef Stew (Bo Kho) with carrots & tomatoes16
Mexican Instant Pot Pork & Bean Soup (Carne en su Jugo)18
Avocado & Jalapeño Quesadillas19
Instant Pot Braised Chicken & Veggies20
Parmesan Crescent Rolls with garlic & thyme21
Test Kitchen Favorites: Apples22
With apples ripe for the picking, head to the orchard, then turn your bounty into three classic apple delights.
Dutch Apple Pie24
Apple Cider Doughnuts with cider glaze or cinnamon sugar26
Making Caramel Apples
Scrumptious pork chops and ribs are on the menu for dinners designed especially for two.
Pork Chops Piccata with Montreal steak seasoning28
Mashed Golden Potatoes with leeks29
Garlic-Rubbed Country-Style Ribs brined & grilled30
Grilled Summer Squash with feta & mint31
Healthy Cuisine: Tofu32
These seven flavor-packed tofu recipes are so good, you’ll likely start keeping it around as a staple.
Salt & Pepper Tofu with Spinach Fettuccine and tomato-oregano salsa32
Greek Tofu Steaks with gyro salad34
Pita Wedges with feta & oregano34
Tofu & Broccoli Stir-Fry36
Rice Noodles with scallions & cashews37
Tofu Piccata with almonds38
Garlicky Zucchini Noodles39
Grilled Beet & Tofu Salad with quinoa39
Mexican Tofu Hash40
Tofu Reuben Sandwiches41
Meet Chef Andrew Zimmerman42
If a trip to Chicago isn’t in your plans, we have you covered. Acclaimed Chef Zimmerman shares four creative recipes from his restaurants, Proxi and Sepia.
Halibut in Coconut Moilee Sauce42
Squash & Coconut Soup44
Basic Potato Gnocchi45
Chicken is one of the most universally consumed proteins because it works well with so many flavors. These casseroles show off its versatility in some very rich and delicious ways.
Arroz Con Pollo47
Green Chicken Chilaquiles48
Creamy Ranch Chicken Noodle Casserole49
We’ve demystified one of Chicago’s culinary wonders. With a flaky, buttery crust, red sauce or pesto, cheese and fillings, making deep-dish pizza is approachable and so good.
Deep-Dish Pizza Dough52
Making Pizza Dough
Deep-Dish Pizza Sauce53
Sopressata & Fennel Deep-Dish Pizza with cherry peppers54
Margherita Deep-Dish Pizza with pesto55
Cuisine Class: Canning56
Learn the water bath canning method so you can enjoy the essence of summer year-round.
Garden Fresh Salsa60
Spicy Corn Salsa60
Removing Tomato Skins
Fettuccine & White Wine Butter Sauce with lemony beef polpette62
You’ve had spaghetti and meatballs before, but never a version quite like this one.
All About: Mushrooms64
There’s more to mushrooms than white buttons. Here, we’re highlighting a few familiar varieties.
Mushroom Turnovers with ham & Swiss cheese66
1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Mushrooms66
Hungarian Cream of Mushroom Soup with bacon & fresh dill67
Creamy Mushroom Pasta with baby kale68
Mushroom Toasts with truffled quark cheese69
Faster with Fewer: Soups70
Easy to prepare, and ranging in flavors, it’s time to put your pot to use cranking out these superb soups.
Mexican Street Corn Soup70
Steak & Ale Soup with potatoes71
Chicken Parmesan Soup72
Creamy Cajun Potato Soup with andouille73
Ask the Editors74
Grand Finale: Bars76
Try one, or all three, of these irresistible treats. No doubt — they’ll satisfy your sweet-tooth cravings.