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Tips & techniques4

Cooking Fresh Fish6

We all /want/ to eat more fish, but preparing it can be a mystery. No more. Three fish, three recipes -- now you've got no excuse!

Poaching Fresh Fish7

Poached fish -- with flavor! It isn't as crazy as it sounds.

Oven-Roasting Fresh Fish8

Tender, flavorful fish in a taco. That's right -- try it!

Sauteing Fresh Fish10

A simple marinade and cooking technique breathe new life into fresh fish.

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Basmati Rice with Peas

5-Ingredient Pastas12

Pantry staples plus five ingredients equals three great pasta dinners -- made in no time at all.

Oven-Fried Chicken16

Loaded with flavor without a load of guilt. It's skinless, oven-cooked, and every bit as good as regular fried!

Sides for Oven-Fried Chicken18

3-Cheese Potato Gratin and Hot Coleslaw are perfect sides for fried chicken, but there are tricks to success.

Smothered Oven-Fried Chicken20

Can you make oven-fried chicken better? You bet. Smother it in a simple, rich, flavorful gravy.

Beef Bourguignonne22

A classic French dish that's easy to make. The secret is marinating the beef.

Bean Soups26

What's not to love? They're nutritious, simple, and loaded with flavor.

Salt to Taste30

There's a lot more to salt than just the blue box. It has quite a story.

King Arthur Flour -- White Bread32

Treat yourself to the ultimate comfort food: just-out-of-the-oven baked bread. Will you please pass the butter?

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Cinnamon-Raisin Bread

Toasters36

Do they make toasters like the old days? We tested several to find out.

Chocolate Cake with Glossy Chocolate Icing38

No more searching for the perfect chocolate cake. This is it!

The Icing on the Cake40

How about a little variety? These two mouthwatering icings will provide plenty of alternatives for your whole family. Enjoy!

Questions & answers42

Cream Cheese Filled Cupcakes44

Sweet, simple treats for your Valentine -- any time!