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Table of Contents

From the Staff4

Let's Get Social5

Tips From Our Readers6

In The Now10

Seasonal Kitchen: Cabbage12

This favorite cruciferous vegetable transforms into fried wedges, a rich gratin, and even a cake!

Bloomin' Cabbage Wedges12

Cheesy Cabbage Gratin14

Chocolate Cabbage Bundt Cake with whipped cream cheese frosting16

Casseroles18

Three classic comfort foods get an update and turn into hearty weeknight fare in no time.

Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole18

Mocha Malt19

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole20

Crispy Romaine Salad with apples & beets20

Citrus Tuna Noodle Casserole22

Iceberg Wedge Salad with thousand island23

Childhood Treats24

Turn back time with these homemade versions of some of our favorite classic childhood treats.

Homemade Animal Cookies25

Homemade Pop Tarts with strawberry or brown sugar-cinnamon filling26

Homemade Graham Crackers with cinnamon-sugar27

Comfort Food28

Comfort food doesn’t always have to be large family-style affairs — these two menus are perfect for duos.

Dijon Mashed Potatoes28

Belgian Beef Stew29

Chicken & Noodles with mushrooms and herbs30

Herb-Cheddar Biscuits30

10 Superfoods32

Try to incorporate these 10 superfoods, each known for their health benefits, into your diet.

Cuisine Class: Homemade Pasta36

Learn how easy it is to make homemade pasta and turn it into cavatelli — a family favorite of Teresa’s.

Basic Pasta Dough36

Classic Pasta Sauces42

With four classic Italian sauces highlighted, two tomato-based and two creamy sauces, there should not be any guessing how to dress your pasta shape of choice.

Bolognese Sauce42

Gorgonzola Sauce43

Alfredo Sauce44

Amatriciana Sauce45

Food in Jars48

The cookbook, The Food in Jars Kitchen, demonstrates how best to use up preserves, whether homemade or store bought, in creative ways you may not have thought of.

Tomato Jam48

Tomato Jam and Smoked Paprika Granola50

Skillet-Size Potato Pancake52

Tomato Jam Vinaigrette52

Measuring Cups & Spoons54

These humble kitchen tools get much more of a workout than you likely imagine. Discover which set is our favorite.

Slow Cooker Dinners56

A chuck roast is the perfect cut for your trusted slow cooker. With two unique recipes, one with Spanish flavors and the other Italian inspired, you’ll be hard pressed to pick a favorite.

Spanish Pot Roast with anchovies & sherry56

Mashed Cauliflower with Manzanilla olives56

Beef in Italian Red Wine58

Cheesy Sage Polenta58

Peanut Butter Cocktails60

Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey is somewhat new but we’re sure you’ll agree, it’s here to stay.

Peanut Butter Cup Cocktail60

PB & J Cocktail61

Skrewed Up Manhattan62

Hot Peanut Butter Toddy63

All About: Pears64

Learn about the most common varieties, buying and storing info, plus nutrition & health benefits.

1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Pears66

With both sweet and savory recipes, let us inspire you to put the sweet, aromatic fruit to tasty use this fall.

Pear-Fig Bars with almond streusel66

Crab-Stuffed Pears68

Sweet Walnut Pear Salad with bitter greens68

Pear & Chocolate Bread Pudding69

Faster with Fewer: Soups70

Quick, yummy, and easy to come together, these four soups are the trifecta of the season. Ladle up.

Creole Chicken Noodle Soup70

Lamb & Barley Soup with harissa71

Mushroom & Zucchini Soup72

Apple Strudel Soup73

Ask The Editors74

Peanut Butter Pie with ganache76

Ethereal, nutty, and chocolatey, this pie is one you’ll be dreaming of long after it’s gone