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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.

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How to Make Pupusas

Pork & Cheese Pupusas13

Bean & Cheese Pupusas13

Masa Dough14

Salvadoran Salsa Rojo15

Curtido (Salvadoran Cabbage Relish)15

Seasonal Soups16

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

Lobster Chowder18

Simple Caesar Salad with Parmesan croutons18

Creamy Chestnut Soup20

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Roasted Chestnut Source

Tangy Mushroom Salad with apple & celery21

Holiday Brunch22

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.

Cubano Wraps27


Page 27: Instructions

The instructions should read "…placing 3/4 cup cheese onto each tortilla," not 1 cup.

Turkey Gyros28

Brisket French Dips with Gruyère and Cheddar29

Holiday Entertaining30

If you’re hosting this year, turn to this primer outlining how to set a table, carve a turkey, and garnish the platter.

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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

Pumpkin-Pecan Tart42

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

Pear-Vanilla Compote47

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

Cranbaretto Sour49

Cocktail Meatballs with Hoisin BBQ Sauce50

Singapore Sling Punch51

Holiday Spritz52

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

Apricot Chutney55

Apricot Chutney55

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.

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Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook

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

Holiday Sides68

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.

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How to Make Spun Sugar