2009 Editors' Favorite Recipes
Store-bought cookies make preparing this new recipe spin on the beloved trifle a snap. Cover with a delicious, fresh raspberry glaze and you’ll have a splurge-worthy cookie trifle in half the time.
Give up the box mix, making Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese from scratch is easier than you think.
Test Kitchen Tip: It’s best to shred your own block of cheese, especially if using a reduced-fat product. Pre-shredded brands don’t always melt as well or deliver that extra-sharp flavor. You can use a box grater or a food processor with a shredding device.
Caramel-Pecan-Pumpkin Bread Puddings are a great way to use the delicious, seasonal flavor of pumpkin. If you're short on time (or dishes) you can make this recipe in a 13- x 9-inch casserole just as easily.
Delicious pumpkin flavor and pumpkin pie spices make this treat a yummy way to celebrate the season. With only 30 minutes of hands-on time it's doable for a special dinner party or just a fun treat for the kids.
- Recipe: Mini Pumpkin Cakes
These puff much like soufflés, so present to guests right out of the oven. Encourage them to hold off enjoying the desserts for five minutes while they cool slightly.
Test Kitchen Secret: Use a tube pan rather than a Bundt pan for the Praline Pull-Apart Bread. (Tube pans have straight, high sides; Bundt pans are shallower and fluted.) Both may measure 10 inches in diameter, but each holds a different amount of batter.
- Recipe: Praline Pull-Apart Bread