Table of Contents
From the Editor4
Let’s Get Social5
Tips From our Readers6
In the Now10
Seasonal Kitchen: Watercress12
This nutritious water plant, with small dark leaves, shines in three sensational recipes — a salad, soup, and sauce.
Poached Eggs on Toast with watercress sauce12
Vietnamese Pork & Watercress Soup14
Watercress Salad with creamy smoked trout15
Cuisine Tonight: Pantry Meals16
No need to run to the store tonight. We’re serving up three fast and flavorful recipes straight from the pantry.
Spring Veggie Soup with bacon19
Test Kitchen Favorites: Kolaches20
There’s a reason we’re calling these pillowy rolls a favorite — they’re perfectly sweet and hard to resist!
Cuisine for Two: Fish24
Make a splash at dinner with these two seafood recipes. Paired with simple sides, dinner is served with ease.
Pan-Roasted Sea Bass with pebre sauce24
Sole Meunière with almonds26
Minted Mashed Peas with pearl onions26
Healthy: Nut-Free Snacks28
No nuts? No problem! We created two nut-free recipes — a granola and snack butter — perfect for snackin’ on.
Graham Cracker Butter30
Crown Roast of Lamb32
Not only is this jaw-droppingly gorgeous, it’s flavor is impeccable. Seasoned with only a little rosemary and garlic with a Mascarpone Morel Pan sauce, this elegant roast is simply superb.
Mascarpone Morel Pan Sauce35
Instant Pot for One36
Cooking for one is simplified yet tasty thanks to I Love My Instant Pot® Cooking for One Recipe Book. Lisa Childs offers 175 generous single portion recipes — time to put your Instant Pot to “work.”
Spicy Pineapple Chicken36
Honey-Sesame Chicken & Broccoli38
Wares: Cutting Boards40
Are you in need of a new kitchen cutting board? See which four top-rated brands we deem “a cut above.”
Cuisine Class: Pita42
Making pita bread at home is simple and only requires a few ingredients — this is one recipe you knead to make.
Turkey & Chickpea Salad45
Cocktails with Cuisine: Mocktails46
We’re shaking up standard non-alcoholic beverages by adding fresh, bold flavors in four thirst-quenching drinks.
Roasted Peach & Strawberry Fizz48
Mango Arnold Palmer49
All About: Maple Syrup50
So much more than a topper for pancakes, learn all about this liquid gold and why it’s worth every penny.
1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Maple Syrup52
Expand your horizons beyond breakfast items — put the liquid sweetener to use in four delectable recipes.
Pouding Chômeur with maple cream52
Pan-Fried Salmon with salted maple beurre blanc54
Maple Vinaigrette with baby greens & jicama55
Maple-Lemon Glazed Mini Ham55
Faster with Fewer: Spring Sides56
These four simply sensational sides are the epitome of spring flavors, perfect for any weeknight or holiday meal.
Sautéed Radishes with orange-tarragon butter & bacon56
Lemon-Orzo Salad with roasted asparagus & tomatoes57
Pea & Cucumber Salad58
Ask the Editors60
Grand Finale: Banana Cream Pie62
From the crust and filling to the jam and topping — each layer of this celebratory pie is packed with banana flavor.