Every issue is jam-packed with 100+ delicious, home-style recipes & tips—all made with easy, everyday ingredients—and all shown in FULL COLOR!
Pass the Piecaken • Why choose between cake or pie this year? The layered monster mashup of these two desserts is just wild enough to wow.
BAKED FETA PASTA
PUMPKIN POWER • The bulbous orange squash is a superstar ingredient in fall. It’s also chock-full of essential vitamins and minerals needed for a healthy diet. Here’s how it can power you up all season long.
FEASTING WITH FIDO • WE CAN ALL BE THANKFUL FOR OUR PETS. BUT THINK TWICE ABOUT LETTING YOUR FURRY FRIEND LICK YOUR PLATE THIS YEAR.
Fry-Pan Feasts • Out of the skillet…and onto the table! These stovetop twists on traditional recipes are your speedy solution to supper.
SPEEDY at SUNRISE • When you’re feeling behind on the rise-and-shine, turn to these breezy breakfasts. Make-ahead recipes mean no morning mayhem!
Sweet & Simple • Cookbook author Jessie Sheehan shares her philosophy on desserts that make bakers smile and never stress.
THANK GOODNESS! • It’s the feast you’ve been looking forward to all year! Come to the table with a near-and-dear classic or a twist on tradition. Either way, there’s so much deliciousness to share.
TRICK-OR-TREAT SWEETS • Bake these desserts inspired by beloved Halloween goodies and we promise you won’t miss dipping into the kids’ candy buckets this year. RECIPES ON P.56
Our Test Kitchen’s TOP PRODUCTS 2021
COOL COUNTERTOP GEAR • Here are the powerhouse small appliances our Test Kitchen cooks save space for in their own kitchens.
BREAKFAST BEST • Start your day with our Test Kitchen’s favorite products that make mornings feels like magic.
TIMESAVING FAVORITES • Our product picks that help get dinner—or dessert—on the table a little bit quicker.
KITCHEN STAPLES • They’re a mainstay in your pantry or fridge, and the products you turn to again and again. Here are our Test Kitchen’s standouts to stock up on.
WISECRACKERS • The snappy snack base gets elevated with tasty toppers that make guests say, “Ooh…good one!”
The Best Gravy • Thanksgiving’s pour-it-over-everything sauce is a snap to make with a foolproof recipe and a boatload of Test Kitchen tips.
A SIDE OF PRIDE • Yes, we love turkey, too, but we all know it’s time for the sides to shine. These home cooks’ creative recipes just might knock the bird from your top spot this year.
Good Witch Bad Witch • Which are you? Pick your poison, then party on! This pink and green spread with yummy goodies will cast a spell on even your witchiest pals.
WICKEDLY FUN • Follow the yellow brick road for a bash to remember. Tasty snacks, showstopping cakes and colorful decor brew good times. RECIPES, P.78 & 79
A PLACE AT THE TABLE • A WEST VIRGINIA FOOD BANK HONORS VETERANS WITH NOURISHMENT AND COMPASSION.
Taste of Home COMMUNITY COOKS • Find these home cooks’ recipes, photos and tips!
Sandy Coughlin Bend, OR • When the founder of reluctantentertainer.com and longtime hostess invited some of her friends in the business over for a girls’ weekend, she was inspired to create a giant snack board—the soon-to-be signature staple of her Instagram and website. Now Sandy always keeps salami, crackers, jams and these simple entertaining tips on hand.