Every issue is jam-packed with 100+ delicious, home-style recipes & tips—all made with easy, everyday ingredients—and all shown in FULL COLOR!
GIVING THANKS • We’re pretty lucky. Working at Taste of Home means we’re surrounded by delicious food, great cook ware and a fun mix of people every day.
MIXING BOWL Trends • Trends • Tips • Kitchen Ideas
Beauty Buzz • Make this invigorating body scrub from simple pantry ingredients in mere minutes.
Pears • Go from tree to table with three fresh ways to enjoy fall’s juiciest gem.
Takeout Fakeout • Think outside the little white box. Your favorite Asian recipes are just as fast as carryout, but taste like the comfort of home.
THANKSGIVING, YOUR STYLE • Celebrate the big feast your own way. From timeless classics to tweaks on tradition, no matter what’s on the menu this year, everyone has a place at the table.
COUNTRY FRESH • You’re a lover of breezy chats, open windows and pure, homespun charm. Spread your table with the simple family favorites that feel like coming home.
CASUALLY CHIC • You’re a firm believer that friends are family, too. Call ’em all over for a laid-back, come-as-you-are gathering filled with new traditions and an extra shot of fun.
ADVENTUROUS • You’re bold, daring and not afraid to shake things up—including the menu. Make the meal as vibrant as you are and give this Turkey Day a twist.
PIE IN DISGUISE • ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT, THESE CLEVER DESSERTS TASTE JUST LIKE YOUR FAVORITE PIE RECIPE—WITH AN EXTRA-SWEET SPIN.
The Best Chili • Culinary Director Sarah Farmer shares how to simmer up the ultimate bowl of fall comfort.
Taste of Home BEST LOVED BRANDS 2018 • We tested the most popular kitchen tools in stores today to help you buy the best and cook like a pro.
HOLIDAY SIDEKICKS • Green bean casserole, it’s time to make room for a few new friends.
Enter Our Breakfast for Dinner Contest • BREADS • SKILLETS • CEREAL • MUFFINS • PANCAKES & MORE
The Pantry • A guide for what to stock up on this month.
Citrus Cheer • A picture-perfect homemade wreath welcomes friends and family with the alluring aromas of fresh fruit, spices and herbs.
CORRALLING CANINES & COMPANY • ONCE YOU’VE SPRUCED UP FOR GUESTS, IT’S TIME TO THINK OF YOUR POOCH. MAKE SURE YOUR PET’S READY FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY.
Eat Dessert First! • For years this Florida mom has made holiday gatherings even sweeter with a Thanksgiving Eve extravaganza.
NOODLES OF FUN • When the gang’s all there, make it easy on yourself. A mix-and-match pasta dinner makes everyone happy—including the cook. RECIPES ON P.82
SPREAD THE LOVE • It’s party season. Treat your favorite hostess to a homemade gift that looks just as sweet as it tastes. A fruity spread presented in a pretty jar with a dainty spoon. Pure joy.
FROM HOMELESS TO HELPING HAND • IT’S AMAZING WHAT CAN HAPPEN OVER A CUP OF COFFEE. JUST ASK OTIS WINSTEAD.
FIELD EDITOR LIST • Find these home cooks’ recipes, photos and tips!
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