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26 Knowledge Packed Episodes

Lighter Cheesecake
Published: June 2007
Lighter Cheesecake
We wanted to come up with recipes for two classic desserts, carrot cake and chee…
Favorite Citrus Desserts
Published: June 2007
Favorite Citrus Desserts
Lemon Bundt cake, glazed with a snowy white icing, is a simple, elegant dessert.…
Easy Apple Desserts
Published: June 2007
Easy Apple Desserts
When it comes to apple desserts, apple pie may be the most popular, but it’s als…
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake
Published: June 2007
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake
Our goals in this episode are twofold: create an old-fashioned chocolate layer c…
Dark Chocolate Desserts
Published: June 2007
Dark Chocolate Desserts
In this episode, we set out to develop ultimate versions of two favorite chocola…
Strawberry Cream Cake
Published: May 2007
Strawberry Cream Cake
Looking for a drop-dead-gorgeous summer dessert? Look no further than strawberry…
Rainy Day Barbecue
Published: May 2007
Rainy Day Barbecue
If the weather is too poor for grilling and a hankering for ribs strikes, is the…
Beer Can Chicken Dinner
Published: May 2007
Beer Can Chicken Dinner
In this episode, we show you how the strangest-sounding methods can sometimes be…
Barbecued Brisket and Corn Fritters
Published: May 2007
Barbecued Brisket and Corn Fritters
Summertime entertaining can often mean preparing food for groups. If you’re look…
Summer Cooking
Published: April 2007
Summer Cooking
Delicate foods, such as shrimp, are trickier to cook over the grill’s intense, d…
Hearty Eggs for Breakfast
Published: April 2007
Hearty Eggs for Breakfast
Most of us might not have time to prepare (and enjoy) egg dishes during the week…
Flambé at Home
Published: April 2007
Flambé at Home
Fifty years ago, steak Diane, pan-seared steak in a rich, peppery pan sauce, was…
Even More Italian Classics
Published: April 2007
Even More Italian Classics
Just when we think we’ve become familiar with every Italian dish under the sun, …
More Tex-Mex Favorites
Published: March 2007
More Tex-Mex Favorites
We love good Tex-Mex, but depending on which part of the country you live in, ch…
Not Your Average Stir-Fry
Published: March 2007
Not Your Average Stir-Fry
We look to a restaurant favorite—Thai chile beef—and set out to streamline it wi…
Staying in For Chinese Takeout
Published: March 2007
Staying in For Chinese Takeout
We love a good stir-fry served with rice, but sometimes a change of pace is welc…
Meat and Potatoes for Company
Published: March 2007
Meat and Potatoes for Company
Few main courses are as impressive as filet mignon, but such cachet comes with a…
Chicken Kiev
Published: March 2007
Chicken Kiev
Commonly found in banquet halls and at catered events, this once-highbrow dish h…
Fish and Chips at Home
Published: February 2007
Fish and Chips at Home
The problem with English-style fish and chips is that you’ve got to hop a plane …
Lighter Family Favorites
Published: February 2007
Lighter Family Favorites
Whether we admit it or not, there are some dishes that ,while tasty, are just to…
Faster Family Favorites
Published: February 2007
Faster Family Favorites
With these quick recipes, you’ll be able to get dinner on the table in a reasona…
Two Ways with Pork
Published: February 2007
Two Ways with Pork
Boneless pork chops are lean and quick-cooking, making them ideal for weeknight …
Sunday Roast Chicken and Stuffing
Published: January 2007
Sunday Roast Chicken and Stuffing
We wanted a streamlined version of roast chicken with plenty of stuffing to go a…
Best Beef Stew
Published: January 2007
Best Beef Stew
Beef, beer, and onions have a natural affinity—it’s one reason burgers and onion…
Streamlined Chicken Skillet Suppers
Published: January 2007
Streamlined Chicken Skillet Suppers
Dinners prepared entirely in one skillet are perfect for weeknight cooking. Less…
Meatloaf Dinner
Published: January 2007
Meatloaf Dinner
Meatloaf made with all beef requires some special handling so that it doesn’t ta…

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