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Published: July 2012
Deodorizing Cast Iron
We discovered a better way to remove stinky fish oils from a cast-iron skillet.
A New Spin on Sorbet
Published: July 2012
A New Spin on Sorbet
Is there a way to rescue freezer-burnt ice cream or sorbet?
Artisanal Cheddar
Published: July 2012
Artisanal Cheddar
Plain, rubbery American cheddars never measured up to the British stuff. But by …
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Garlic Powder
Published: July 2012
Garlic Powder
When it comes to garlic powder, which brand comes out on top?
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Spiced Tabbouleh
Published: July 2012
Spiced Tabbouleh
To fix this sadly degraded dish, we stopped pouring a key ingredient down the dr…
Published: July 2012
Apricot-Mustard Burger Sauce
This Apricot-Mustard sauce makes for a zesty addition to our Juicy Grilled Turke…
Chile-Lime Burger Sauce
Published: July 2012
Chile-Lime Burger Sauce
Add a spicy, citrus-y blast to any burger.
Published: July 2012
Apple-Mustard Sauce
These bright, exciting flavors bring out the best in our Grill-Smoked Salmon.
Published: July 2012
Garlic and Burrata Crostini
This crostini is the perfect complement for our Chilled Fresh Tomato Soup.
Potato Dinner Rolls with Cheddar & Mustard
Published: July 2012
Potato Dinner Rolls with Cheddar & Mustard
Could the old-fashioned trick of adding stodgy mashed potatoes to bread really c…
Potato Dinner Rolls with Parmesan and Black Pepper
Published: July 2012
Potato Dinner Rolls with Parmesan and Black Pepper
Could the old-fashioned trick of adding stodgy mashed potatoes to bread really c…
Published: July 2012
Raspberry Sorbet with Ginger and Mint
The most important ingredient in raspberry sorbet isn’t the raspberries. It’s th…
Published: July 2012
Raspberry-Port Sorbet
The most important ingredient in raspberry sorbet isn’t the raspberries. It’s th…
Published: July 2012
Raspberry-Lime Rickey Sorbet
The most important ingredient in raspberry sorbet isn’t the raspberries. It’s th…
Raspberry Sorbet
Published: July 2012
Raspberry Sorbet
The most important ingredient in raspberry sorbet isn’t the raspberries. It’s th…
Tabbouleh
Published: July 2012
Tabbouleh
To fix this sadly degraded dish, we stopped pouring a key ingredient down the dr…
Chilled Fresh Tomato Soup
Published: July 2012
Chilled Fresh Tomato Soup
Throw tomatoes into a blender and puree? Not so fast. For a full-flavored soup, …
Potato Dinner Rolls
Published: July 2012
Potato Dinner Rolls
Could the old-fashioned trick of adding stodgy mashed potatoes to bread really c…
Malt Vinegar-Molasses Burger Sauce
Published: July 2012
Malt Vinegar-Molasses Burger Sauce
This burger sauce recipe gets tang and sweetness from the two titular ingredient…
Juicy Grilled Turkey Burgers
Published: July 2012
Juicy Grilled Turkey Burgers
Most turkey burgers are dry, bland, or loaded up with flavor-blunting fillers. W…
Sauce for Smoked Salmon
Published: July 2012
Sauce for Smoked Salmon
Smoked salmon recipes, with their smoky, rich taste and silky, supple texture be…
Grill-Smoked Salmon
Published: July 2012
Grill-Smoked Salmon
There’s more to smoked salmon than the thin, glossy slices stacked on bagels. Wi…
Hoisin-Tamarind Glaze
Published: July 2012
Hoisin-Tamarind Glaze
We developed a flavorful glaze that doesn't slide off the moment you apply it.
Blackberry Glaze
Published: July 2012
Blackberry Glaze
We developed a flavorful glaze that doesn't slide off the moment you apply it.
Mustard Glaze
Published: July 2012
Mustard Glaze
We developed a flavorful glaze that doesn't slide off the moment you apply it.
Grill-Roasted Beef Short Ribs
Published: July 2012
Grill-Roasted Beef Short Ribs
With all their flavorful, well-marbled meat, short ribs seem perfect for the gri…
Potato Dinner Rolls with Roasted Garlic and Chives
Published: July 2012
Potato Dinner Rolls with Roasted Garlic and Chives
Could the old-fashioned trick of adding stodgy mashed potatoes to bread really c…
Potato Burger Buns
Published: July 2012
Potato Burger Buns
Could the old-fashioned trick of adding stodgy mashed potatoes to bread really c…
Jerk Chicken
Published: July 2012
Jerk Chicken
We came up with a great recipe for this classic Caribbean marinade. But to repli…
Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp and Clams
Published: July 2012
Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp and Clams
Fideuà, a rich seafood paella made with toasted noodles instead of rice, would b…
Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp
Published: July 2012
Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp
Fideuà, a rich seafood paella made with toasted noodles instead of rice, would b…
Fresh Corn Salsa with Peach and Radishes
Published: July 2012
Fresh Corn Salsa with Peach and Radishes
In search of a corn salsa with fresh, sweet flavor and crisp texture, we turned …
Fresh Corn Salsa with Mango and Cucumber
Published: July 2012
Fresh Corn Salsa with Mango and Cucumber
In search of a corn salsa with fresh, sweet flavor and crisp texture, we turned …
Fresh Corn Salsa with Jicama and Pineapple
Published: July 2012
Fresh Corn Salsa with Jicama and Pineapple
In search of a corn salsa with fresh, sweet flavor and crisp texture, we turned …
Fresh Corn Salsa with Avocado and Toasted Cumin
Published: July 2012
Fresh Corn Salsa with Avocado and Toasted Cumin
In search of a corn salsa with fresh, sweet flavor and crisp texture, we turned …
Fresh Corn Salsa with Tomato
Published: July 2012
Fresh Corn Salsa with Tomato
In search of a corn salsa with fresh, sweet flavor and crisp texture, we turned …
Published: July 2012
Frico
These are thin, crisp cheese wafers perfect to serve with cocktails.
Published: July 2012
British vs. American Cheddar: It's a Tie
How do our favorite domestic cheddars stack up against the best of the old count…
Published: July 2012
Best Bang for Your Bay Leaf
How best to extract this herb's flavor?
Published: July 2012
Great Fake Mayo
Here's our formula for great eggless mayonnaise.
Published: July 2012
How to Create a Perfectly Round Loaf of Bread
Mimic a professional baker's shaping technique with our easier method.
Published: July 2012
Bulgur Primer
Here's a handy guide for cooking this nutty-flavored grain.
Published: July 2012
Staving Off Staling in Bread
The science behind why potato bread lasts so long.
Published: July 2012
Each Clam in its Own Time
Ensure perfectly cooked clams, every time.
Published: July 2012
Easiest-Ever Way to Shuck Corn
The microwave makes shucking corn a cinch.
Published: July 2012
Seasoning a Mortar and Pestle
How do you prevent a brand-new mortar and pestle from leaving small, gritty part…
Published: July 2012
Explaining Expensive Tonic Water
The prices of some tonic water brands can be shockingly high. Isn't all tonic wa…
Published: July 2012
Alcohol in Baking
Does any of the vodka in the Foolproof Pie Dough recipe remain in the baked crus…
Published: July 2012
Mushrooms: Porcini versus Shiitake
Dried shiitake mushrooms have 15 times more flavor-building nucleotides than dri…
Published: July 2012
Making Panade with Dry Panko Bread Crumbs
Can dry panko bread crumbs be substituted for fresh when making a panade?
Published: July 2012
Cooking with Coconut Oil
How well does coconut oil perform in recipes?
Published: July 2012
Baking Pies in Disposable Pie Plates
If one must bake a pie in a disposable pan, are there any tips to ensure success…
Published: July 2012
Round or Oval Dutch Oven?
Does an oval cast-iron Dutch oven cook as well as a round one?
Strawberry Huller
Published: July 2012
Strawberry Huller
A strawberry huller may be just the cure for the paring knife blues when it come…
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Ice Cream Cone Makers
Published: July 2012
Ice Cream Cone Makers
Want to make crispy, fresh ice cream cones at home? Try one of these ice cream c…
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Grill Gloves
Published: July 2012
Grill Gloves
Which grill gloves can take the heat?
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Chinois Sieves
Published: July 2012
Chinois Sieves
For straining stocks or sauces, we reach for a bowl-shaped fine-mesh strainer, b…
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Fruit/Vegetable Peelers
Published: July 2012
Fruit/Vegetable Peelers
Why do some peelers skin produce with ease while others barely make the cut?
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Fresh Corn Salsa with Tomato
Published: July 2012
Fresh Corn Salsa with Tomato
In search of a corn salsa with fresh, sweet flavor and crisp texture, we turned …
Potato Burger Buns
Published: July 2012
Potato Burger Buns
Could the old-fashioned trick of adding stodgy mashed potatoes to bread really …
Fruit/Vegetable Peelers
Published: July 2012
Fruit/Vegetable Peelers
Why do some peelers skin produce with ease while others barely make the cut?
Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp
Published: July 2012
Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp
Fideuà, a rich seafood paella made with toasted noodles instead of rice, would b…
Tabbouleh
Published: July 2012
Tabbouleh
To fix this sadly degraded dish, we stopped pouring a key ingredient down the dr…
Chilled Fresh Tomato Soup
Published: July 2012
Chilled Fresh Tomato Soup
Throw tomatoes into a blender and puree? Not so fast. For a full-flavored soup, …
Juicy Grilled Turkey Burgers
Published: July 2012
Juicy Grilled Turkey Burgers
Most turkey burgers are dry, bland, or loaded up with flavor-blunting fillers. W…
Raspberry Sorbet
Published: July 2012
Raspberry Sorbet
The most important ingredient in raspberry sorbet isn’t the raspberries. It’s th…
Grill-Smoked Salmon
Published: July 2012
Grill-Smoked Salmon
There’s more to smoked salmon than the thin, glossy slices stacked on bagels. Wi…
Jerk Chicken
Published: July 2012
Jerk Chicken
We came up with a great recipe for this classic Caribbean marinade. But to repli…
Grill-Roasted Beef Short Ribs
Published: July 2012
Grill-Roasted Beef Short Ribs
With all their flavorful, well-marbled meat, short ribs seem perfect for the gri…

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