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Issue 36
December 2002

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Recipes

Table of Contents

Departments

4 TIPS & TECHNIQUES

6 ROASTING A TURKEY BREAST
This year, keep it simple -- roast a turkey breast. A quick brine makes it flavorful and moist.

12 PORK TENDERLOIN DINNER
Quick Meals don't always mean burgers. This one is fit for family weeknights or company weekends.

16 WORKING WITH PHYLLO
This paper-thin pastry dough holds a wealth of possibilities. Here are the easy steps to success.

22 BLUE CHEESE
Bold and rich, blue cheeses reign supreme. Read about some of the world's finest.

26 STEAK KNIVES
Steak knives make a great gift. Read this article before heading to the stores.

28 MAIDA HEATTER -- CANDY BARS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Maida Heatter is one of the best bakers I know. Her bars are the perfect "sugar plum" for this time of year.

42 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

44 GRILLED TURKEY SANDWICH WITH BLUE CHEESE MAYONNAISE
Bring on the leftovers -- this sandwich beats all.

Feature

9 CREAMY GRAVY
No more gravy anxiety! Do ahead sauce that works.

10 COUNTRY HAM DRESSING
Cornbread dressing that's as moist as it is flavorful.

18 PHYLLO APPETIZERS
Make-and-freeze appetizers are just the ticket to an enjoyable holiday party.

20 PHYLLO-WRAPPED SALMON
Salmon and spinach in a wrap of phyllo -- restaurant looks from your kitchen!

23 BLUE CHEESE SALAD
The Extreme Salad! So much flavor and texture you can't stop eating it.

24 BLUE CHEESE HORS D'OEUVRE
Tiny puffs warm from the oven are sure to welcome this season's guests.

25 BLUE CHEESE APPETIZER
Go ahead, indulge! This dip is made with lowfat mayonnaise and yogurt.

32 ENTREE SOUPS
Favorite entrees in a bowl! These soups have all the taste you'd expect without the heaviness of a meal.

36 TIME FOR PIE
These updated classic desserts are different enough to be special, yet familiar too. Make one (or two!) of them part of your holiday feast.