Whether you’re looking for approachable dinner options, unique entertaining ideas, or how-to help, Cuisine at home packs each issue with expert culinary advice and original test kitchen-approved recipes, all aimed at teaching and inspiring you in the kitchen so you can creatively cook with confidence, every time.
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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE • From the editors of Cuisine comes a collection of gift ideas for all types of cooks. Whether you’re shopping for the coffee connoisseur, seasonal baker, health food fanatic, and more, there’s a unique and thoughtful gift for each of them.
SWEET TREATS • Sweets and the holidays go hand in hand. And this season, Teresa shares a few favorite recipes that she and her mom loved to make together for family and friends — perfect for parties, gatherings, and gifting. So, turn up the holiday tunes and get candy making!
ONE & DONE • With maximum ease and minimal cleanup, all-in-one sheet pan (aka baking sheet) meals go from the oven to the table in no time. What’s not to love?!
SHEET PAN 4-1-1
HOW TO ARRANGE & FOLD TORTILLAS
HEAT SHEET AND EAT • SHEET PAN DINNERS ARE ALL THE RAGE AND CUISINE LOOKED AT BAKING SHEETS TO SEE WHAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN HOW THEY ALL PAN OUT.
OUR STAFF TESTED SHEET PANS
CURRY FLAVOR • Bring adventurous eating home with these Thai-inspired curry dishes. Traditionally, all Thai curries are made with many of the same ingredients except for one thing: the chiles.
A CURRY PRIMER
GOT SOUP? • Yes. We have soup! From casual to elegant, there’s something here for everyone. Lobster joins coconut and corn for a holiday or special occasion soup. Steakhouse Soup satisfies when a hearty-ish bowl is what you’re after. The vibrant, vegetarian Carrot Miso Soup ticks the mmm good and pretty good-for-you boxes. And five-spiced Chicken Wonton Soup is a great idea any night of the week, but especially for Chinese New Year. Now ladle up some comfort in a cup!
Let’s get it STARTED • As the holiday season approaches, plans are set, invitations made, menus created, groceries bought, and pulses quicken. But, for things to quickly and easily fall into place on Thanksgiving, prior preparation is key, and this make-ahead menu is the first step in getting it all started.
LET’S GO DUTCH • A pot for all seasons — a Dutch oven is pretty cool — it seals heat inside and actually creates an oven inside the pot. Dutch ovens were originally used in campfires, with hot coals loaded on top and underneath the pot to generate heat for cooking. So they’re useful on the open range — but how about on a kitchen range?
BACK TO BASICS • Through all of our recipe testing and tasting, the Cuisine staff have uncovered a few bits of info that both novice and pro soup, stew, and chili makers should find helpful. Plus, there’s a review on broths, as well as a recipe for homemade broth. Read on.
TEST KITCHEN TECHNIQUES
BREAKFAST WAKE UP • Make something your friends and family will want to jump out of bed for — these three recipes are sure to get everyone’s day off to a great start.
Comfort Baked Up • Pasta and comfort food go hand in hand. And when it’s baked and creamy, it reaches a whole new level of comfort. Chicken and broccoli combine in a creamy and every-bit-cheesy baked casserole, while the baked spaghetti with two sauces takes the traditional dish to baked-up perfection. For the holidays or dinner with the fam, these dishes are perfect to have in rotation as they’re fit for a crowd!
LET’S GET THE HOLIDAYS ROLLING • The holiday season is meant for enjoying delicious food and making memories at the table. And when the...