Cook's Country magazine is dedicated to honest-to-goodness American home cooking, offering quick, easy and satisfying meals that don't take hours to put on the table. Every recipe we publish has been tested and retested 20, 30, sometimes 50 times until we come up with a recipe that will work the first time and every time you make it. And each issue of Cook's Country is 100% ADVERTISING FREE, so you get unbiased and objective information on every page.
INSIDE THE TEST KITCHEN
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
QUICK BITES • TEST KITCHEN TIPS, RECS, AND OTHER TIDBITS TO CHEW ON
THE BEST POTATO MASHERS
A CELEBRATORY FEAST
OWAMNI • Reclaiming ancestry through food.
Cider-Braised Turkey • Tender, succulent meat and a delicious, silky sauce that practically makes itself. And you can do most of the work ahead of time.
Hand-Harvested Wild Rice • A richer, more meaningful rice.
Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Maple Chile Crisp • A spicy-sweet new favorite.
Watercress and Apple Salad • Watercress shines in this crunchy, refreshing salad.
PAWPAWS • Pawpaws taste like a tropical fruit but are grown right here in America.
Cranberry-Glazed Pork Loin • Here’s how to achieve an unfailingly juicy roast with a glossy, lacquered, flavorful glaze.
Spiced Orange and Fennel Salad • As the weather gets colder, citrus gets more appealing—especially when paired with fennel and spices.
Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes • A lighter but deeply flavorful version of everyone’s favorite side dish.
Seared Chicken Cutlets with Basil • The fragrant herb takes center stage in this simple one-pan dinner.
Beet Dip with Yogurt and Tahini • This earthy, sweet, and vibrant dip will brighten any table.
Klobásníky • These buttery, sausage-stuffed Texas Czech pastries are so worth the effort.
Flash-Marinated Skirt Steaks • Loads of flavor, fast.
Shaved Cauliflower Salad • Don’t cook your cauliflower; shave it.
Shanghai Scallion Oil Noodles • Scallions go from sidekick to star in these savory-sweet noodles.
Shoofly Pie • We baked 50 pies to get this Pennsylvania Dutch classic just right.
Applesauce Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Icing • With its rich, caramel-like topping, this buttery-sweet, lightly spiced cake is sure to please.
Instant Pot Beef Ragu • All the long-cooked flavor in less time.
Pasta e Fagioli • Italian American comfort food perfectly portioned for two.
Browned Butter Chocolate Chunk Muffins • No one will believe you made these rich, buttery, chocolate-studded muffins at home.
Cod and Green Rice • This easy, one-skillet supper will make you see cod in a whole new light.
Brown Sugar Applesauce • Brown sugar gives our simple applesauce an appealing toffee-like flavor.
The Best Cooking Sprays • This handy product can be the difference between a successful dish and a sticky disaster.
13 by 9-Inch Baking Pans • Whether you’re baking cakes or cinnamon buns, it really matters which pan you use.
Seeded Lavash Crackers • The perfect vehicle for your favorite dip.
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