Give Peas a Chance
Split Pea and Ham Soup
Instead of the traditional hambone, we opted for a ham steak. Simmering the steak and some bacon in the broth made our Split-Pea and Ham Soup recipe smoky and meaty. Unsoaked peas absorbed the pork-enriched broth so that every layer of the soup was deeply flavored. Gently fried croutons floated on top of the split-pea soup were the perfect finish to this updated classic.
How to Clean and Care for Enameled Cast-Iron Cookware: Dutch Ovens and Skillets
We love enameled cookware in the test kitchen. Some of our favorite equipment features this glaze made from powdered glass, including the winner and best buy in our Dutch ovens testing and one of our favorite cast-iron skillets. Because we have so much experience cooking with it, we've acquired lots of knowledge about enameled cookware over the years. Here are answers to three commonly asked questions.