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Tips and Techniques4
Classic Roast Beef6
Old fashioned roast beef never goes out of style! The right cut and cooking technique make dinner a snap.
Roast Beef Encores10
Roast beef usually means leftovers. here are two ways to make the second round just as good as the first!
Cornmeal Griddle Cakes12
For days when you want something more than toast and coffee, these griddle cakes raise the bar.
Cinnamon Toast Bread Pudding14
This bread pudding makes a /very/ decadent breakfast. What a great way to jump start your day!
Pan-Roasting the Perfect Chop16
Pork chops can be hard to cook -- until now. After this technique, you may never cook them any other way.
A perfectly cooked pork chop tastes best alongside perfect accompaniments. Apricot sauce and spoon bread are just the ticket.
2 bunches collard greens (6-8 cups prepared)
Saute Greens in:
1 T. olive oil
1 T. garlic, minced
2 -3 T. chicken broth or water
Salt and black pepper, to taste
Prepare greens as shown in the picture below.
Saute greens with olive oil in large saute pan over high heat, 1–2 minutes.
Add garlic and saute greens another 1–2 minutes, tossing constantly. Add chicken broth (or water), salt, and pepper, and cook uncovered, 3–4 more minutes until tender but not mushy—they should still be bright green! Serve immediately. (Shown here with Tomato-Orange Relish).
Per 1/2 cup: 54 calories; 4g total fat; 4g carb.; 244mg sodium; 3g fiber
All you've ever wanted to know about beating egg whites, roasting peppers, zesting, and folding but were afraid to ask.
There's a lot more to hand mixers than what meets the eye. Read on to see which ones made the cut.
Lynne Rossetto Kasper -- The Basics of Risotto26
Risotto -- simplicity in a bowl. Understanding the technique is the first step to perfection.
With a classic risotto recipe as framework, added salami, green peas, and tomatoes make a simple and satisfying meal.
Chile Pepper Chilies30
It's fall and that means it's chili season! These recipes will have you warmed through in no time.
Pure Maple Syrup34
Even though the sap runs in early spring, maple syrup is the ideal fall food. Here's the story behind it.
With football starting up, it's good to have a few dips on hand. Before the next kickoff, try one of these.
Caramel Apple Cake38
Full of fall flavors, this cake tastes great right now. But I'll bet you'll be making it long after the season's over.
Fresh scallops, shrimp, and calamari make an elegant, easy dinner.