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Table of Contents

From the Editor4

Let’s Get Social5

Tips From Our Readers6

In the Now10

Seasonal Kitchen: Greens12

The spring shoulder season is when many greens are at their peak — you’ll be envied when you go green.

Dandelion & Mustard Greens Salad with creamy lemon vinaigrette12

Balsamic Roasted Radicchio with pears14

Laing with collards, kale, & chard15

Cuisine Tonight: Ground Meat16

You can always count on that old friend, ground meat, and these three meals amplify that in every bite.

Pork Picadillo with rice and cilantro16

Spicy Ground Chicken with ramen noodles18

Sheet Pan Meatloaf19

Test Kitchen Favorites: Rhubarb20

Spring = rhubarb season and we’re moving beyond the usual pie with cobbler, BBQ sauce, and pickled stalks.

Rhubarb Cobbler with raspberries20

Rhubarb BBQ Sauce with grilled chicken22

Bread & Butter Pickled Rhubarb23

Cuisine for Two: Grain Bowls24

Hearty grains take center “plate” in these three global-inspired recipes guaranteed to comfort your soul.

Savory Tuscan Oats with chicken sausage24

Barley Bowl with roasted cauliflower26

Quito Quinoa Bowl with grilled chicken26

Healthy Cuisine: Beans28

We’re highlighting beans’ nutritional and health benefits and varieties, plus three nutrish-ish recipes.

Multi-Bean Soup with chicken30

Farro and Chickpea Salad with basil-mint vinaigrette31

Kielbasa and Cannellini Sauté31

Erin Go Brisket32

While the Irish believe everyone is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day, with the help of your slow cooker, this corned beef dinner is within reach any night. Enjoy this “Emerald Isle” meal and may the luck of the Irish be with you!

Marmalade-Glazed Corned Beef with carrots & potatoes32

Buttered Cabbage32

Spanish Fiesta34

Give the gift of brunch this spring. Festive and flavorful, this Spanish-inspired menu is the perfect way to celebrate the season. Gather friends and family to indulge in these sweet and savory offerings. Buen provecho!

Spanish Frittata34

Ensalada Mixta with sherry-orange vinaigrette34


Torijas with cinnamon-sugar37

Honey-Orange Syrup37

Crème Fraîche38

Meaning “fresh cream” in French, crème fraîche is one of those “secret” ingredients chefs and foodies rely on to amp up any number of dishes. We show you how easy it is to make at home and weave into dish after dish.

Are You Blue?40

What if you knew there’s a diet that might help you live longer? National Geographic explorer and longevity expert Dan Buettner has uncovered little-known American diets that mimic those of the longest-lived people.

Hawaiian Fresh Fruit Tacos40

Coconut Ceviche40

Wares: Storage Containers44

“Shut up and put up” is at the essence of storage containers. This review seals in our top recos.

Class: Sourdough Bread46

With this deep dive into sourdough bread, you’ll be prepared to take on the “challenge” of this crusty craze.

Cocktails with Cuisine: Mimosa Flight50

Say adieu to orange juice in lieu of four colorful and flavorful swaps in this classic brunch bevvy.

Cherry Mimosa50

Green Apple Mimosa50

Pink Grapefruit Mint Mimosa50

Mango-Basil Mimosa50

Simple Syrup51

All About: Honey52

Honey is one of nature’s finest products. Take a peek into its fascinating, liquid golden world.

1 in 4: Honey54

Sweet, sticky, and certainly satisfying, the golden elixir weaves into four recipes to brighten your day.

Twice-Baked Honey Sweet Potatoes with honey pecans & bacon54

Honey-Ginger-Lemon Cookies with honey glaze56

Hot Honey Garlic Wings57

Honeycomb Toffee with allspice57

Faster with Fewer: Leftover Ham Meals58

Breathe new life into ham leftovers with four fast takes guaranteed to cause cheers for these encores.

Ham & Arugula Salad with tangerine vinaigrette58

Grilled Ham, Swiss, & Pineapple Sliders with garlic butter59

English-Style Ham and Potato Cakes with capers60

Ham Cutlets with savory ketchup61

Ask the Editors62

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake64

A short ingredient list and a simple technique make this the perfect pound cake, and that’s no stretch.