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Table of Contents

Tips From Our Readers6

In the Now10

Chinese New Year12

With five recipes fit for a festival, you can celebrate Chinese New Year in style, the traditional way.

Steamed Whole Fish with Fermented Black Bean Sauce12

Pork Dumplings14

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How to Form Dumplings

Long Life Noodles with Shiitakes, Ginger & Scallions15

Fried Spring Rolls with chicken16

Sesame Balls (Jian Dui) with red bean paste17

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How to Form & Fry Sesame Balls

Sheet Pan Dinners18

Sheet pans aren’t just for baking. Put them to use when you want fast, fuss-free, fabulous weeknight meals.

Rosemary-Lemon Sheet Pan Chicken with Potatoes & Spinach19

Maple-Mustard Sheet Pan Salmon with Delicata & Broccoli20

Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas22

Nonalcoholic Drinks24

No booze needed to warm your souls this winter. Turn to these nonalcoholic beverages to get your drink on.

Pear & Apple Cider24

Hot Spiced Turmeric Milk25

Pineapple & Mango Agua Fresca26

Blood Orange Shrub27

Breakfast Sandwiches28

Who doesn’t love a breakfast sandwich? Choose from three hearty options to start the day off right.

Pastrami & Egg Sandwiches with Hash Browns28

Fried Chicken Breakfast Sandwiches with Sweet & Spicy Gravy30

“Quiche Lorraine” Breakfast Sandwiches with Avocado & Mixed Salad Greens31

Super Bowl Appetizers32

Be the hostess with the mostess when you serve up these healthy appetizers that actually taste good.

Buffalo Cauliflower with Yogurt-Blue Cheese Dip34

Sweet Potato Skins with Soy Chorizo & Black Beans35

Avocado Hummus with Pepitas36

Chicken Sliders with Spinach & Tomato37

Mardi Gras38

No need to head on down to Bourbon Street. Here’s a menu that everyone will love. So grab the beads, and start cooking — this Fat Tuesday party will be one your guests will never forget.

Chicken & Andouille Gumbo38

Dirty Rice40

Shrimp & Grits Hushpuppies41


Moon Pies42

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How to Make Moon Pies

Meal Planning44

Take the stress out of the weeknight dinner blues. Shop once, then eat “nutrish-ish” all week with these five tasty and simple dinners. We’ve also provided a grocery list for you.

Creamy Greek Pasta with Chicken44

Arugula Salsa Verde Pizza with Canadian Bacon46

Steak & Quinoa Bowl46

Pork Tenderloin with Savory Date Relish47

BBQ Chicken Tostadas with Creamy Slaw48

Recharge Your System50

Get the scoop on how to maintain a healthy immune system from Michele Burklund, a holistic health expert. You’ll learn ways to strengthen your immune system, and the signs of a weak system.

Bamboo Steaming54

Steaming is a classic cooking technique. Learn the steps on how to set up and use a bamboo steamer.

Steak & Cake56

Elizabeth Karmel created this stunning new cookbook simply pairing two classics, steak and cake. Enjoy steakhouse worthy recipes in the comfort of your home with a side of dessert.

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Steak and Cake Cookbook

Steak Diane58

Cheesy Twice- Baked Potatoes60

Retro Chocolate Cupcakes with a sweet mascarpone center61

Chicken Stew with Hatch Chiles62

All About: Lentils64

Lentils have been a world staple for thousands of years, and their health benefits exceed most other foods.

1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Lentils66

World pulse day is February 10th this year. In honor, we celebrate this humble legume with four tasty recipes.

Kedgeree with Smoked Whitefish66

Cheesy Baked Lentils67

Red Lentil & Chicken Soup with Spinach68

Lentil Bolognese69

Faster with Fewer: Vegetarian Meals70

Looking for more meatless meals? These quick, full-flavored recipes more than satisfy.

Roasted Eggplant Pitas70

Farro Risotto71

Jackfruit Stir-Fry72

Tomato-Tortellini Soup with Basil Pesto73

Ask the Editors74

Dark & White Chocolate Cream Pie76

With layers of chocolate flavor, and a smooth as silk texture, one bite of this pie and you’ll be lovestruck.

White Chocolate Whipped Cream79