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Tips and techniques4
Tenderloin of Beef6
You can't miss with this festive tenderloin filled with spinach and mushrooms.
Even if you're not an oyster fan, you'll love these flavorful and colorful hot appetizers.
Number 2 in my series on the Mother Sauces. It's simple to prepare and very versatile.
12 Gift Ideas for Cooks16
They're cookies and more. Shape them and they become little desserts or garnishes.
A Fan, Bird of Paradise and Crown -- I'll show you 3 elegent napkin folds.
Three sweet rolls from one sweet dough recipe. They're special when you get to eat them warm.
Cornish Game Hens26
Stuffed with wild rice & cornbread and served with pomegranate sauce.
Poached Pear Salad32
Pears, port wine, blue cheese -- an exceptional winter salad threesome.
Maytag Blue Cheese34
You won't believe where and how some of the best blue cheese is made.
Red Potato Appetizers36
The simple red potato makes a tasty basis for fun appetizers.
Breakfast in bed, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Popovers are surprisingly easy to make.
What's happening in food39
Questions & Answers40
No matter what fruit you use, this tart is a winner. And don't worry, it only looks hard.