3-Cheese Potato Gratin
Toss; Layer with Potatoes:
Preheat oven to 450°. Coat a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Combine milk, cream, garlic, and spices in a large saucepan. Add potatoes and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 8 minutes. Discard garlic. Toss grated cheeses with flour; set aside. Layer half the potatoes in the casserole dish. Sprinkle half the cheese mixture over the potatoes. Add remaining potatoes and pour the milk mixture over the top. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese mixture. Coat a piece of foil with nonstick spray and tightly cover baking dish; bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 20 minutes, or until gratin is browned and bubbly. Let gratin rest 10–15 minutes before serving.
Per None: 290 cal; 13g total fat ( sat); chol; 440mg sodium; 36g carb; 3g fiber; 0g protein
Boil, Reduce, and Strain:
Return to Saucepan. Whisk in:
Combine and Add:
Boil the first 6 ingredients for the Maple-Rum Sauce. Reduce to 1 1/2 cups, boiling approximately 5–7 min. Strain. Return to saucepan and whisk in dark rum and salt. Return to a boil. Combine cornstarch and juice in a small bowl, then whisk into syrup to thicken. Note: Make the Maple-Rum Sauce the night before and chill. In the morning, reheat the sauce, add the fruit, and simmer until warm.
Per None: cal; total fat ( sat); chol; sodium; carb; fiber; protein
Makes: 30 cookies
Total Time: 20 minutes, + 1 hour chilling time
Preheat oven to 350°.
Using a hand mixer on medium speed, cream butter, sugar, and almond extract until mixture is light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add flour and salt to creamed mixture; beat on low until ingredients are combined. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; chill for 1 hour.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place on 2 ungreased baking sheets, spacing cookies 2 inches apart. Using your thumb or a teaspoon measure (or a cork — see the Test Kitchen Tip), make an indentation in each cookie; bake 5 minutes. Remove cookies from oven; fill each indentation with ¼ teaspoon jam. Bake cookies 5–7 more minutes
Cool cookies in pans for 2 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.
Per Per cookie: 95 cal; 6g total fat (4g sat); 16mg chol; 40mg sodium; 10g carb; 0g fiber; 1g protein
Lidia's Fettuccine Alfredo
Total Time: 20
Begin to Melt:
Pour in; Boil:
Off Heat, Add:
Boil the salted water in a large pot over high heat. Cook the pasta al dente. Begin to melt butter in a large saute pan over medium heat. Pour in the cream and chicken broth before the butter is completely melted, see. Bring to a boil. Simmer 2–3 min. Add the cooked pasta to the sauce right from boiling water. Stir and cook until sauce turns creamy (2 minutes). Off heat, add yolks into center of pasta and stir quickly to prevent curdling. Sprinkle with cheese; toss well. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.
Per : 488 cal; 30g total fat ( sat); chol; 75mg sodium; 44g carb; 0g fiber; 0g protein
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Table of Contents
6 MEATBALLS FOR THE SOUL
Move over spaghetti; there's a new meatball in town. This delightful dinner is bound to make a regular appearance on your fall table.
12 NEWBURG POT PIE
This seafood pot pie is both elegant and homespun in every delicious bite.
16 DUELING DUMPLINGS
Which came first, the noodle dumpling or the puffy dumpling? Here's a chance to make both and decide for yourself.
22 FABULOUS FALL FEAST
Don't say goodbye to the grill just yet. Fire it up one more time for this special pork tenderloin dinner.
26 BELGIAN WAFFLE IRONS
No need to guess which waffle irons perform the best. There's one in your price range, guaranteed.
This pantry staple doesn't get much time in the spotlight. But an important ingredient like flour deserves a moment to shine. Its secrets are revealed here.
34 CHICKEN SALTIMBOCCA
40 BASIC RECIPES
These recipes for mashed potatoes, chicken broth, spiced nuts, and black beans will come in handy as you cook your way through the issue.
42 Q & A
44 MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SALAD
52 INDIAN SUMMER APPLE-TINI
This cocktail is a bit like biting into a crisp, juicy apple. But look out - this apple will bite back if you're not careful!
28 ALL DRESSED UP
How do you improve upon a perfect waffle? Serve it with ice cream and a terrific fruit-filled syrup.
48 SPICE OF LIFE
Fragrant with spices and sticky with icing, here's a cake you can really sink your teeth into.