September/October 2009

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White Soy Sauce
How does white soy sauce differ from regular soy sauce, and can it be used in it…
Published: September 2009
Expeller-Pressed Oil
Expeller-Pressed Oil
How does expeller-pressed canola oil differ from regular canola oil, and is it w…
Published: September 2009
"Blooming" Dry Mustard
Does mixing dry mustard with water and allowing it to rest improve its flavor?
Published: September 2009
Whole-Wheat Flour Swap
To achieve healthier muffins and cookies, how much whole wheat flour can be subs…
Published: May 2011
Rewashing Prewashed Lettuce
Rewashing Prewashed Lettuce
Should bagged prewashed lettuce be washed again before eating?
Published: September 2009
Bubbly Beverage Substitution
What is the difference among club soda, seltzer, and sparkling mineral water, an…
Published: September 2009
Best Climate for Bread Dough
Some bread recipes call for proofing dough at room temperature, others suggest a…
Published: September 2009
Tips for Buying and Storing Coffee
You can spend $20 a pound for premium coffee, but unless you’re mindful of roast…
Published: September 2009
Coffee Freshness Test
Stale beans do nothing for your morning cup of joe; however, with our easy fresh…
Published: September 2009
Best Coffee Brewing Practices
Honing in on the perfect brewing technique can be difficult, but struggle no lon…
Published: September 2009
Pour-Over Coffee Brewing Method (Manual Drip)
As its title suggests, the manual drip method requires constant attention, but y…
Published: September 2009
How to Use a Mortar and Pestle
This method for using this ancient kitchen tool will ensure perfectly powdered s…
Published: September 2009
Lighter Béchamel
This classic French white sauce is traditionally made with whole milk. Could we …
Published: September 2009
The Rundown on Coffee Roasts
How does the roast of a coffee effect its final flavor?
Published: September 2009
Stabilizing the Whisking Bowl
Here's a hands-free method to keep your bowl in place.
Published: September 2009
The Final Word on Coffee Filters
When choosing between metal or paper, the answer depends on the body of your bre…
Published: September 2009
Lettuce Storage
Here's the best way to store the most common types of lettuce when you get home …
Published: September 2009
Tasting Dried Mushrooms
Porcinis aren't the only dried mushrooms with an intense, earthy flavor. Here ar…
Published: September 2009
Faster, Cheaper—and Fresher Oil
What is "super-high-density planting"?
Published: September 2009
Fresh Off the Press
What is olio nuovo, and is it worth ordering?
Published: September 2009

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