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Table of Contents

Tips & techniques4

A Guide to Buying Shrimp6

Clear up shrimp mystique. All you need to know to buy the right shrimp.

Shrimp & Grits8

A Southern tradition that can grace anyone's dinner table. Grits are hip now.

Coconut Shrimp10

Wildly popular and now it's easy. Learn the secrets to perfect Coconut Shrimp.

Crusting Chicken12

Crisp, golden, flavorful -- good crusted chicken is an art. We make it easy.

Parmesan Crusted Chicken with Sage-Butter Sauce14

Say "no" to bland chicken! This Parmesan crust has flavor written all over it.

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Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables

Pecan Crusted Chicken Salad with Honey-Mustard Dressing16

Plain chicken breasts make a statement with this restaurant-quality salad.


Honey is one of nature's finest products. Take a peek into its fascinating world.

Honey-Granola Cookies19

Big, chewy, and sweet, these cookies hit the spot.

Honey-Lime Chicken Wings20

Everybody digs chicken wings. But you'll love these no-mess wings more!

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Spicy BBQ Chicken Wings

Honey-Grapefruit Sorbet21

Think of this sorbet when you need something just /a little/ sweet after dinner.

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Honey-Grapefruit Sherbet

Making Great Meatballs22

Everybody has a recipe, but this one is juicy and loaded with spicy flavor.

Saucy Meatballs with Pasta24

A classic dish that's good year-round -- homemade meatballs in savory sauce.

Italian Wedding Soup25

Unbelievably quick -- and amazingly good.


We tested 38 to bring you the best 8. You won't go wrong with any of them.

Deborah Madison -- Farmer's Market Vegetables28

Deborah isn't a vegetarian. She just explores the best way to celebrate the goodness in fresh vegetables.

Deborah Madison -- Chard and Cilantro Soup29

Deborah Madison -- Roasted Peppers & Tomatoes30

Deborah Madison -- Winter Squash Risotto31

Peach Berry Cobbler32

The last of summer's favorite fruits come together in this refined cobbler.

Nectarine Plum Crisp34

Homey as it is, you'll gladly serve this crisp to guests.

Pear Blackberry Buckle36

Even if you don't know what a buckle is, you'll love this simple cake.

The Perfect Breakfast38

Simple, fast, flavorful, /and/ colorful. This breakfast is the perfect way to start any special (or ordinary) day.

Questions & answers42

Meatball Subs44

You won't stop eating these easy-to-make subs.