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Table of Contents

From the Editor4

Let’s Get Social5

Tips From Our Readers6

In the Now10

Seasonal Kitchen: Carrots12

We’re highlighting a classic spring ingredient in two flavor-packed recipes worthy of crunching on.

Creamy Carrot Tart with fresh herbs12

Carrot & Feta Salad14

Cuisine Tonight: Chicken16

Winner, winner chicken dinners — these two menus are delicious and comforting, and great for weeknight dining.

Chicken Gumbo “Pot Pie” with puff pastry rounds16

Apple-Cheddar Salad17

Roasted Chicken Thighs & Ratatouille Veggies with goat cheese18

Test Kitchen Favorites: Coffee Cakes20

These fantastic coffee cakes are the perfect excuse for having a cup o’ joe (or cuppa tea) any time of day!

Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake with crumb topping20

Blueberry Coffee “Cake” Muffins with maple syrup glaze22

Cuisine for Two: Salmon24

Get wild with these two salmon menus for the perfect date night in. Trust us, there’s nothing fishy about it.

Crispy Salmon Hash with potatoes & asparagus24

Orange-Glazed Salmon26

Sautéed Mixed Greens26

Holiday Ham28

Looking for a new ham recipe to grace your table this year? Our Blackberry & Rum-Glazed Ham not only smells amazing, it’s mouth-watering good — you might not even have any leftovers.

Healthy: Nutrish-ish Sides32

If you want to “lighten” up your side dish repertoire while not sacrificing flavor, these four recipes are the answer.

Ladera Peas with dill and pecorino32

Parsnip Purée with apples32

Roasted Radishes & Tops with yogurt dressing34

Fennel-Mint Salad with arugula & apricots35

Skillet Love36

The Skillet Love cookbook has 150 recipes that put your trusty cast-iron skillet to use. We’re sharing one delicious lamb menu, perfect for weeknight dining or for an alternative spring feast.

Wares: Vegetable Peelers40

In case you’re in the market for a new peeler, we’ve thinned down the list for you to get peelin’.

Cuisine Class: English Muffins42

Learn how easy it is to make English muffins at home. Then put them to use in the ultimate breakfast sammie!

Cocktails with Cuisine: Spring Sippers46

Whether you’re having a get-together or staying in, we’ve crafted spring cocktails and punch for any occasion.

Fizzy Bunny Punch46

Strawberry Gin Smash48

Blackberry Sour49

Light Margarita49

All About: Coconut50

Learn all about this tropical ingredient and how to crack one open. Plus, we review several coconut products.

Joyful Coconut-Almond Macaroons52

1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Coconut52

Whenever coconuts are involved, it’s easy to drift off to a tropical paradise, and these four recipes prove that.

Coconut-Date Bars with macadamia nuts53

Coconut-Poached Shrimp54

Faster with Fewer: Ham Leftovers56

No more dreading leftover ham — these four recipes turn your leftovers into crave-worthy recipes.

Ham Corncakes with cheddar56

Asian Slaw with ham & ramen57

Ham & Potato Soup with bacon58

Grilled Ham, Apple & Cheddar Sammie59

Ask the Editors60

Coconut Cake with coconut pastry cream62

Perfectly tender, moist, and every bit coconutty — this scrumptious cake will put a smile on everyone’s face.