Table of Contents
Tips From Our Readers6
In the Now10
Seasonal Kitchen: Pupusas12
Ever heard of pupusas? Ever wondered how to make them? It’s a cinch with these easy-to-follow recipes.
How to Make Pupusas
Pork & Cheese Pupusas13
Bean & Cheese Pupusas13
Salvadoran Salsa Rojo15
Curtido (Salvadoran Cabbage Relish)15
Whether for a weeknight or a holiday meal, nothing quite satisfies like a big, piping-hot bowl of soup.
Creamy Pumpkin Soup with bacon & roasted pumpkin seeds16
Arugula & Fennel Salad with orange suprêmes17
Simple Caesar Salad with Parmesan croutons18
Creamy Chestnut Soup20
Tangy Mushroom Salad with apple & celery21
With all the hullabaloo on holiday mornings, keep things simple, but not boring, with these scrumptious bakes.
Ham & Cheddar Monkey Bread with honey-mustard sauce22
Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole with sausage & bacon23
Cinnamon Roll Cake with toasted pecans25
Recipes for Leftovers26
The guests have gone — it’s time to relax. Enjoy your leftovers by turning them into tasty sandwiches.
Page 27: Instructions
The instructions should read "…placing 3/4 cup cheese onto each tortilla," not 1 cup.
Brisket French Dips with Gruyère and Cheddar29
If you’re hosting this year, turn to this primer outlining how to set a table, carve a turkey, and garnish the platter.
How to Carve a Turkey
A Southern Thanksgiving34
For the “big woo” this year, take a Southern route. A deep-fried breast, creamy greens, scalloped corn casserole, and a Pecan-Pumpkin Tart are just a few of the reasons why you’ll give thanks for this menu.
Deep-Fried Turkey Breast with bourbon chowchow35
Oven-Roasted Potatoes with Parmesan-bacon vinaigrette38
Creamed Greens with ham39
Chile-Spiced Cranberry Sauce40
Scalloped Corn with cornbread streusel41
Braised Brisket Menu44
You might not remember what you ate for breakfast, but you’ll never forget this brisket menu. Tender beef, silky sauce, a creamy noodle bake, and pear compote make it memorable.
Oven-Braised Beef Brisket with celery root & carrots44
Spinach Noodle Kugel46
Holiday Appetizer Party48
Calling all holiday revelers — we have an array of festive, make-ahead appetizers with accompanying cocktails that are perfect for a celebration. So send out your invites, it’s time to party
Antipasti Cheese Ball48
Cocktail Meatballs with Hoisin BBQ Sauce50
Singapore Sling Punch51
Baked Brie with Pan-Roasted Galric & Thyme52
Pork Crown Roast54
This holiday, give your guests a menu that’s fit for royalty. Our elegant, yet surprisingly simple, crown roast will leave your guests feeling regal when this beauty shows up to the table.
Crown Roast of Pork54
Rosemary Brandy Sauce56
Wild & Brown Rice Dressing with apples and pecans57
Two Peas & Their Pod58
Start your baking season this year with these three incredible cookies developed by Maria Lichty. Make one, or all, of them for your next get together. But be sure to save some for Santa.
Easy Frosted Sugar Cookies58
Dad's Famous Frozen Cookies60
Brown Butter-Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles61
All About: Cranberries62
Learn all about this crimson berry, from how they’re harvested to how to use them.
1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Cranberries64
When it comes to the holidays, cranberries are jewels. And these four recipes let these berries shine.
Orange-Glazed Cranberry Streusel Bread64
Fresh Cranberry Salsa65
Butternut Squash & Cranberry Tart with blue cheese and honey66
Cranberry Upside-Down Coffee Cake67
Round out the dinner table with these comforting side dishes that are meant to please a crowd.
Creamy Mac 'N Cheese with Corn68
Roasted Beans & Sprouts Casserole69
Mashed Red Potatoes with Olive Oil70
Red & Green Fruit Salad71
Ask the Editors72
If you’re trying to impress this holiday season, look no further. This festive tower of cream puffs is the way to go.