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 food lovers. Whether you’re shopping for the meat hound, charcuterie chef, spicy specialist, book browser, chocoholic, glamour gourmet, or someone who likes suds with their suds, there’s a unique, light-hearted or thoughtful gift for all.
SUGAR & SPICE • ’Tis the season for baking sweet treats. From our kitchen to yours, you’ll find drop, rolled, and cut-out cookies perfect for savoring, sharing, and piling high onto a plate for jolly old St. Nick.
CUTTING TO THE CHASE • UNIFORMITY CAN BE A GOOD THING, LIKE WITH COOKIES. BUT ARE YOU HONED AND READY? READ ON, THEN LET YOUR CREATIVITY SHINE.
CAST-IRON CUISINE • FIVE CREATIVE, FLAVOR-RICH CASSEROLES, ALL COOKED AND PRESENTED IN CAST-IRON SKILLETS, YIELD ALL-IN-ONE DINNERS FOR ANY WEEKNIGHT.
No waffling here • No need to think twice on these waffles. With one savory and two sweet options, enjoy these waffles any meal of the day, even dessert.
sugar, how sweet it is • Sugarplum fairies may be dancing in your head, but have you ever wondered what kind of sugar they’re made of?
LET’S stay in • We’re braising up the perfect Italian affair for two to share in the comfort of your own home. Savory Osso Bucco with creamy polenta and a foamy custard dessert to end the night — now that’s amore.
NUTRITIONAL know-how • Smart eating encompasses knowing how to decipher nutritional labels and analyses based on the current dietary guidelines.Read on for a quick overview.
breaking BREAD • The Best of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day cookbook makes baking bread a breeze. And these two recipes (+ bread sticks) are perfect for gifting or enjoying with others.
seasonal soul-utions • A trio of soups that celebrate tradition, exemplify comfort, and create a little humor to make the holidays and chilly nights loving and warm.
Thanks AND Giving • So many reasons to be thankful — but the best part about this turkey dinner is its simplicity. No fancy techniques are needed (or ingredients, for that matter). Let us give thanks.
Lasagna amore • Lasagna is one of those go-to recipes that we lean on when we’re feeding a crowd or just looking for a warm, comforting meal.
a dinner worth celebrating • Wrap pork tenderloin in puff pastry for delicious and elegant individual pork Wellingtons, guaranteed to wow your guests.
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF Stir-Fry • The Chinese secret to a great stir-fry is “wok hey,” or wok spirit. It’s the energy a stir-fry gives off when it comes straight out of the wok. Read on and get your spirit on.
SQUASH WINTER • The three things that make winter squash a good choice are availability, versatility, and interchangeability.
for the love of Pierogi • Homemade pierogi are a labor of love, but worth it. Just one bite and you’ll say so long to the frozen options for good!
COOKIN’ LOUISIANA • Kevin Belton’s cookbook Cookin’ Louisiana: Flavors from the Parishes of the Pelican State is an incredible tasting tour of the state’s 64 parishes, showcasing recipes for which Louisiana is known and loved.
BREAKING DOWN measurements • When it comes to a recipe, measurements play a starring role. This helpful guide breaks down dry and liquid measurements (plus butter) as well as showing proper measuring tips.
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