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Will adding eggshells to ground coffee before brewing tame an overly strong brew?
Products labeled “real” buttermilk are popping up at supermarkets. Is it different from the buttermilk that you usually see?
Here are two other ways to achieve coarsely cracked peppercorns, each about the size of a halved whole one.
It’s common to aerate red wine before serving, but is there any point in aerating white wine?
Here’s a way to tenderize these greens without ever subjecting them to heat.
Why do some recipes for chicken stock start with cold water and others with boiling water? Does the temperature really matter?
Rather than carving the Thanksgiving bird tableside, we recommend tackling this messy job in the kitchen.
Save precious time by refrigerating this time-consuming pastry dough—it'll keep for a couple of days with no ill effects.
Trade in a pot of oil for your microwave.
Does a scallop's color affect its flavor?
Will it affect the quality of the filling if you cut the apples the day before assembling apple desserts?
Is there a science to keeping a dressed salad crisp and fresh?
Many recipes have you temper the chocolate—our way calls for barely melting the chocolate and then rapidly cooling it.
In our search for a tender, juicy, well-seasoned bird, we quantified just how fast and far salt moves through muscle fibers.
If you store cut scallions in a glass of water, will they grow back?
We recommended resting lemon and lime juices before using them in drinks to improve flavor. Does resting also make difference when cooking with juices?