2012 Taste of Home Cooking School

Spinach Apple Salad

Prep/Total Time: 20 min. Yield: 4-6 Servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1 cup diced unpeeled apple 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion 1/4 cup raisins 2 cups torn fres...

Cran Apple Salad

Prep/Total Time: 5 min. Yield: 6 Servings Ingredients 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce 1 medium unpeeled tart apple, diced 1 celery rib, thinly sliced 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions Combine the cranberry sauce, apple and celery. Co...

Colorful Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

Prep: 45 min. Bake: 35 min. Yield: 6-8 Servings Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter 1-1/2 cups granola without raisins D...

Orange-glazed Turkey

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 4-1/4 hours Yield: 18-20 Servings Ingredients 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons pepper 2 teaspoons dried savory 2 teaspoons rubbed sage 1 turkey (18 to 20 pounds) 2 medium pears, thinly sliced 1 large onion, quartered 1...

Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie

Prep: 45 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling Yield: 8 Servings Ingredients 7 cups sliced peeled tart apples 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons sugar 4-1/2 teaspoons grou...

Streusel Squash Dessert

Prep: 1 hour Bake: 55 min. + chilling Yield: 15-18 Servings Ingredients 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar 1/2 cup cold butter STREUSEL TOPPING: 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Culinary Specialist Michael Barna

Michael Barna is a born entertainer who loves sharing his talents with his audiences. “I love being on stage, entertaining, and sharing my love of cooking,” exclaimed Barna. “It’s all about bringing the family back to the table.” His love of family food can be traced...

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Prep/Total Time: 10 min. Yield: 32 Servings Ingredients 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 cups confectioners' sugar 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon grou...

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Cooking demonstrations by Taste of Home staff and local vendor booths provide fun and excitement The famed Taste of Home Cooking School, attended by nearly 5 million people over the last 20 years, is coming to your town! So grab your spatula, as well as family, friends and neighbors, and j...

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