Special Gift Offer

Close 2 gift subscriptions for the price of 1

Table of Contents

Tips & techniques4

Roasted Chicken6

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.

Market Salads12

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.

Online Extras

Pineapple Buttermilk Ice Cream

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.

Can Openers28

We tested a bevy of openers to find the best. See which ones open your eyes.

Online Extras

Baked Potatoes30

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.

Online Extras

Basil Pesto

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.

Online Extras

Questions & answers42

Summer Night Dinner44

A simple dinner for a lazy summer evening.

Get a free issue + free book