Taste of Home October/November 2020

Every issue is jam-packed with 100+ delicious, home-style recipes & tips—all made with easy, everyday ingredients—and all shown in FULL COLOR!

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6 Issues

in this issue

2 min
fall for flavor

Chief Content Officer Taste of Home readers love to bring out the best from their kitchens at the holidays, and this year, while different for sure, that won’t be an exception. In a recent survey we asked how you’re going to celebrate. Many told us it might be only close family and friends at the table this time—or maybe just the two of you—but the homemade recipes and Thanksgiving traditions you hold dear will happen, no matter what. This issue is jammed with the season’s best flavors and loads of new recipes to bring joy to your table. Just try to resist all the sweetness in “Fall for Maple” (page 52), and our Pumpkin Pride contest highlights how to use the autumn staple (canned and fresh) in new ways, like Field Editor…

1 min
contact us

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2 min
more toh

LET’S TALK TURKEY It’s the holiday’s star attraction, so it’s understandable if you’re feeling the pressure to get it just right. We’re here to help with our all-new, in-depth guide to Thanksgiving turkey. Whether you plan to smoke it, deep-fry it, wrap it in bacon or roast it traditionally, you’ll find tips and tricks for total turkey perfection. Plus, we’re sharing our favorite gear and gadgets to help you cook the bird, tasty recipes, buying and storing guides, and more. Gobble it all up online before the big day! tasteofhome.com/turkeyguideON20 It’s Time to Celebrate! Get inspired with Holiday & Celebrations! Whether you’re planning a festive dinner or surprising your Star Wars-obsessed birthday kid, the 2020 edition has everything you need—including 300+ fun recipes, photos, handy timelines and more—to make those extra-special days feel unforgettable.…

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Ooooo! Boooo! Brownie Haunted House Don’t worry about getting this sweet showstopper to stand upright. The fudgy brownie is the perfect foundation for building a tasty haunted house. Trick-or-treaters beware! Prep: 20 min. • Bake: 30 min. + cooling • Makes: 16 servings 1 cup sugar½ cup packed brown sugar⅔ cup butter, cubed¼ cup water2 tsp. instant coffee granules, optional1¾ cups semisweet chocolate chips4 large eggs, room temperature2 tsp. vanilla extract1½ cups all-purpose flour½ tsp. baking soda½ tsp. saltVanilla frostingChocolate frostingPaste food coloringAssorted sprinklesAssorted candies 1. Preheat the oven to 325°. Line a 13x9-in. baking pan with foil, letting ends extend up sides. In a large heavy saucepan, combine sugars, butter, water and, if desired, coffee granules; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add chocolate chips and stir until melted. Cool slightly. 2. Whisk…

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tahitian vanilla

Did you know the flavor of vanilla can vary greatly depending on where it’s cultivated around the world? Vanilla sourced from places like Madagascar, Mexico and Indonesia all carry their own distinct flavor and aroma, which makes experimenting with them extra fun. Vanilla that comes from Tahiti—an island located in the southern Pacific Ocean—has a floral, fruity flavor that tastes a little like cherry and spices. You’ll notice the difference no matter what you use it in! HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE WAYS TO USE IT: + IN PASTRY CREAMS LIKE CUSTARD + SWIRLED INTO SMOOTHIES + SPLASHED INTO HOT CHOCOLATE + MIXED INTO COOKIE DOUGH + BLENDED INTO HOMEMADE ICE CREAM + ADDED TO FRENCH TOAST BATTER…

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cranberry crush

Fresh cranberries have 45 CALORIES PER CUP and contain nearly 90% WATER AND ALMOST 4 GRAMS OF FIBER. That’s the perfect combo to help keep you fuller longer. Be aware, though, that most cranberry dishes come with a big dose of sugar to balance their tart flavor. Packed with good-for-you nutrients (including manganese and vitamins C, E and K), CRANBERRIES COME IN SECOND ONLY TO BLUEBERRIES IN TERMS OF TOTAL ANTIOXIDANTS. Their phytochemicals help reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, which protects against diseases such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and Alzheimer’s. They boost digestion. Thanks to their prebiotic fiber, cranberries naturally aid digestion by providing a longer-lasting nutrition hit that helps healthy gut bacteria thrive. This keeps food moving through your gastrointestinal tract to prevent bloating and constipation. It also helps boost…