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Issue 53
October 2005

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4 TIPS

6 DEEP DISH PIZZA
Homemade deep dish pizza tastes so good that you may never go back to pizza parlor versions again. Yes, it takes some time, but it's worth it.

12 CHICKEN AND SAUSAGE CASSEROLE
Casseroles for two people -- without leftovers? It really is possible, and this recipe proves it.

16 THE BASICS BEHIND BRAISING
We've braised before, but this is one technique that's worth doing again (and again!).

22 LIDIA BASTIANICH: PORK CHOPS CAPRICCIOSA
Chef Lidia Bastianich proves that you don't have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen to turn out a beautiful, delicious meal.

26 DUTCH OVENS
A good Dutch oven is a kitchen necessity, but do you know what to look for? Wonder no more!

28 CHOCOLATE CHIPS
Here's the lowdown on semisweet, milk, and white chocolate chips. There's more to these morsels than you'd think.

32 BASIC CUISINE
Just the facts -- simple ways to get the most from sweating vegetables, day-old bread, dry yeast, and fresh mushrooms.

34 JUST RIGHT JAMBALAYA

40 FALL SALADS
The usual salad bar standbys have a new look for fall! Simple changes make all the difference.

42 Q&A

52 TURTLE TERRINE
A dessert with something for everyone -- ice cream, brownies, and pecans!

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30 GUITTARD BROWNIE MUFFINS
Can you ever have too much chocolate? I don't think so, but these muffins push the envelope -- their over-the-top flavor comes from two types of chips.

44 DUCK AT THE MARKET
Toying with expanding your poultry horizons? Then duck is your bird. Read this article for buying tips, then give these two easy recipes a whirl.

48 RICOTTA CHEESECAKE
Looking for a rich, creamy cheesecake that doesn't weigh you down? Your search is over. Trust me, you may never look at another cheesecake recipe again.

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