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Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Published: April 2020
Top Five Vegetable Grilling Principles
Why heat up your kitchen to cook vegetables when you can get crisp-tender textur…
Published: July 2011
King Oyster Mushrooms
King oyster mushrooms have started popping up in supermarkets. What are they and…
Published: July 2011
Drinking "Expired" Beer
Drinking "Expired" Beer
Is it safe to drink beer six months past its “drink by” date? What about its fla…
Published: September 2018
Premium Canned Tuna
Premium Canned Tuna
You'd never recognize this ultra-premium product as canned tuna—and you'd never …
Published: July 2011
Vanilla Beans
Vanilla Beans
For custard-based recipes in which vanilla is the star, we’ve found that vanill…
Published: July 2011
Buy the Winner
Premium (High-End) Pork
Premium (High-End) Pork
Nowadays, chefs and consumers pay top dollar for specialty pork breeds. But are…
Published: July 2011
Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
Why heat up your kitchen to cook vegetables when you can get crisp-tender textur…
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Red Bell Pepper and Arugula
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Red Bell Pepper and Arugula
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Published: July 2011
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as creamy…
Published: July 2011
Porcini and Artichoke Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
Porcini and Artichoke Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—…
Published: July 2011
Piquillo Pepper and Manchego Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
Piquillo Pepper and Manchego Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—i…
Published: July 2011
Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—…
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for One
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for One
The classic approach will never give you tender scambled eggs with big, pillowy …
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for Two
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for Two
The classic approach will never give you tender scambled eggs with big, pillowy …
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Chile, Mint, and Basil
Cucumber Salad with Chile, Mint, and Basil
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Published: July 2011
Easy Salmon Cakes with Smoked Salmon, Capers, and Dill
Easy Salmon Cakes with Smoked Salmon, Capers, and Dill
What's a nice fresh fillet doing mixed up in a fried cake? Three good reasons: a…
Published: July 2011
Coffee Crunch Ice Cream
Coffee Crunch Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as cream…
Published: July 2011
Triple Ginger Ice Cream
Triple Ginger Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as cream…
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Olives and Feta
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Olives and Feta
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Garlic and Capers
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Garlic and Capers
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Ginger, Sesame, and Scallion
Cucumber Salad with Ginger, Sesame, and Scallion
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Jalapeno, Cilantro, and Pepitas
Cucumber Salad with Jalapeno, Cilantro, and Pepitas
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Published: July 2011
Summer Peach Cake
Summer Peach Cake
Loading a cake with fresh peaches sounds like a great idea- until the flavor fiz…
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
The classic approach will never give you tender scambled eggs with big, pillowy …
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Olives, Oregano, and Almonds
Cucumber Salad with Olives, Oregano, and Almonds
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Published: July 2011
Corn Chowder
Corn Chowder
Usually awash in a glut of dairy, sweet corn doesn't stand a chance in this clas…
Published: July 2011
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Our goal was to look no further than the supermarket to replicate this salad's c…
Published: July 2011
Easy Salmon Cakes
Easy Salmon Cakes
What's a nice fresh fillet doing mixed up in a fried cake? Three good reasons: a…
Published: July 2011
Smoked Chicken
Smoked Chicken
Surprisingly, the trick to perfecting smoke flavor isn't getting the wood to smo…
Published: July 2011
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
A savory filling boosts flavors and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—…
Published: July 2011
Essential Guide to Grilling Vegetables
Why heat up your kitchen to cook vegetables when you can get crisp-tender textur…
Published: July 2011
Freezing Brined Beans
Tired of waiting hours on end for our beans to brine, we wondered if we could ta…
Published: July 2011
Fast Track to Soft Cheese
Turning on the microwave might not be such a good idea when it comes to warming …
Published: July 2011
Oil Before You Knead
As it turns out, flour might not be the best solution for sticky dough.
Published: July 2011
Leak-Proofing Springform Pans
Published: July 2011
Making Metal Behave Like Glass
Published: July 2011
Almost Pop 'n' Serve Dough
Would freezing bread dough allow us to make bread in two steps?
Published: July 2011
Watering Down Evaporated Milk
Carnation evaporated milk is not a good substitute for fresh milk in the 1:1 rat…
Published: July 2011
Storing Grapes
Does rinsing grapes before storing them cause them to spoil more quickly?
Published: July 2011
Taking Multiple Measures
Since most people only one set of measuring cups, they often use a small cup mul…
Published: July 2011
Keeping the Kick in Fresh Horseradish
The pungency of fresh horseradish doesn’t seem to last. Grated right away, it ta…
Published: July 2011
Demystifying Corn Syrup
Is Karo corn syrup the same thing as the high-fructose corn syrup ubitquitous in…
Published: July 2011
Low-Salt Brining
Is it OK to use a salt substitute in a brine?
Published: July 2011
Large Coolers
Large Coolers
Premium coolers have become aspirational accessories, but do you really need to …
Published: August 2018
Buy the Winner
Zoku Quick Pop Maker
Zoku Quick Pop Maker
Is it worth nearly $50 to have faster homemade ice pops?
Published: July 2011
Grilling Baskets for Whole Fish
Grilling Baskets for Whole Fish
Fish baskets can make the task of wrestling whole fish off the grill a lot less …
Published: July 2011
Buy the Winner
Peach Cake
Peach Cake
Loading a cake with fresh peaches sounds like a great idea- until the flavor fiz…
Published: July 2011
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as creamy…
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
The classic low-heat approach will never give you tender scrambled eggs with big…
Published: July 2011
Crisp Cucumber Salad
Crisp Cucumber Salad
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Published: July 2011
Corn Chowder
Corn Chowder
Usually awash in a glut of dairy, sweet corn doesn’t stand a chance in this clas…
Published: July 2011
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Our goal was to look no further than the supermarket to replicate this salad’s c…
Published: July 2011
Easy Salmon Cakes
Easy Salmon Cakes
What’s a nice fresh fillet doing mixed up in a fried cake? Three good reasons: a…
Published: July 2011
Smoked Chicken
Smoked Chicken
Surprisingly, the trick to perfecting smoke flavor isn’t getting the wood to smo…
Published: July 2011
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—i…
Published: July 2011

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