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Tips & techniques4
A method for roasting chicken that's so simple, you may think something is missing.
Roasted Chicken with Pan Gravy8
Roasted chicken without gravy? No way! This stuff is nectar of the gods.
The Ultimate Chicken Sandwich10
You'll be hard-pressed to find a chicken sandwich this good. Try it.
There's nothing ordinary about these salads. So good and good-looking. Serve them as a main course.
Juicy Pork Chops Every Time16
Get juicy pork chops every time with the right brine and cooking method.
Grilled Pork Chops18
A sweet, spicy glaze joins creamy mustard greens for a perfect pork chop dinner.
Pan Roasted Pork Chops with Bourbon Sauce20
Sauteing and roasting combine for a juicy chop. Bourbon makes the sauce.
Pineapple Buttermilk Ice Cream
4 egg yolks
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup buttermilk
Stir into Cream Mixture:
1 cup pineapple puree
Whisk together egg yolks and sugar.
Heat cream and buttermilk. Bring to a simmer. Gradually whisk egg mixture into hot cream. Reduce heat. Cook for 5–7 minutes until thick. Chill.
Stir puree into chilled custard. Freeze 24 hours.
Per serving: 277 calories; 65 calories from fat; 20g total fat; 23g carb.; 58mg sodium
Lidia Matticchio Bastianich -- Fettuccini Alfredo22
She is everything you would expect from an Italian cook, and her Alfredo is proof.
Lidia Matticchio Bastianich -- A Lighter Fettuccine Alfredo24
Don't think light cooking can taste good? Try Lidia's. It'll change your mind!
Alfredo Add Ins26
Alfredo is an Italian standard. Add a few simple ingredients to create your own classics.
We tested a bevy of openers to find the best. See which ones open your eyes.
A perfect baked potato is a lot simpler than you think.
Baked Potato Soup31
A simple potato soup garnished with all of your favorite toppings.
Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Three Variations32
With a new look and fresh flavors, this popular side dish is ready for your table.
Basil pesto just says "summer." Unlike traditional recipes, this one has no nuts, and is garlicky and spicy -- adjust amounts to suit your taste.
Blend in a Food Processor:
6 large garlic cloves
2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed
1⁄2 cup Parmesan, grated
1⁄4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1⁄2 t. kosher salt
1⁄2 t. crushed red pepper flakes
Blend all ingredients in a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Use immediately or transfer to a container and store, covered, with plastic pressed on the surface to prevent darkening.
Champagne Chiffon Cake with Blackberry Filling and 7-Minute Icing34
A mammoth cake with blackberries and fluffy icing makes a statement -- but wait until you taste it!
Fiesta Summer Grill38
Three recipes to make a /fast/, complete dinner that's good enough for company.
Questions & answers42
Summer Night Dinner44
A simple dinner for a lazy summer evening.