Table of Contents
Tips and Techniques4
Root Vegetable Basics6
Some root vegetables you've heard of -- some you haven't. They're all worth trying.
A "sweet potato salad" made with root vegetables, and a beet salad that's as tasty as it is good-looking.
Beef Pot Roast12
Pot roast is at the top of the common-food chain. The Southwestern flair takes it one step higher.
BLT in a Bowl18
Three classic flavors combined into soups. The presentation is half the fun.
Knife Steeling & Sharpening22
Find out how to keep your cutlery on its razor edge.
Questions & Answers26
All sauces come from one of five Mother Sauces. Velouté is a classic white stock sauce.
Chicken Pot Pie30
This pot pie is loaded with chicken, mushrooms, and root vegetables. No carrot cubes or fluorescent peas here.
What's Happening in Food36
Blitz Puff Pastry37
Puff pastry needs to be in your pastry arsenal -- but takes a while to make. Try this blitz to save time.
Forget apple pie this year. Apple Dumplings are a favorite fall dessert that everyone will clamor for.