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Published: September 2012
Avoiding Cloudy Iced Tea
Why does homemade iced tea sometimes turn cloudy when refrigerated? Is this prev…
Homemade Chocolate Shell Ice Cream Topping
Published: September 2012
Homemade Chocolate Shell Ice Cream Topping
Chocolate sauce that instantly hardens into a shell when poured over ice cream i…
Published: September 2012
Deep Frying 101: Treating Your Oil Right
For fried food that’s light, crisp, and not greasy, the proper oil temperature i…
Published: September 2012
How to Reheat Steak Without Overcooking It
The best path to delicious, reheated steak is the same one we used to cook it in…
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
Published: September 2012
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
Americans roast plenty of whole chickens, but they cook even more chicken breast…
Dried Rice Noodles
Published: September 2012
Dried Rice Noodles
We gathered three national brands, tasting them plain and in our Thai noodle sti…
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Whole Chickens
Published: September 2012
Whole Chickens
Buying a chicken to roast is simple, right? Well, given the myriad brands, confu…
Avocado Salad with Apple and Endive
Published: September 2012
Avocado Salad with Apple and Endive
Usually tossed into a pile of greens, mild-mannered avocado sinks to the bottom…
Meatier Meatloaf
Published: September 2012
Meatier Meatloaf
Meatloaf packed with bland, starchy fillers hardly deserves its name. Could we p…
Thai-Style Stir-Fried Noodles with Chicken and Broccolini
Published: September 2012
Thai-Style Stir-Fried Noodles with Chicken and Broccolini
Translating Thai street food into a quick weeknight dinner is easy—once you admi…
Indian-Style Spinach with Fresh Cheese (Saag Paneer)
Published: September 2012
Indian-Style Spinach with Fresh Cheese (Saag Paneer)
Don’t be fooled by its rich flavors and (gulp) homemade cheese. This Indian rest…
Pumpkin Bread with Candied Ginger
Published: September 2012
Pumpkin Bread with Candied Ginger
To rescue this bread from mediocrity, start by taking the canned flavor out of t…
Pumpkin Bread
Published: September 2012
Pumpkin Bread
To rescue this bread from mediocrity, start by taking the canned flavor out of t…
Peanut, Honey, and Banana Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Published: September 2012
Peanut, Honey, and Banana Steel-Cut Oatmeal
We wanted creamy, thick oatmeal without the usual 30 minutes of cooking—and we w…
Banana-Coconut Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Published: September 2012
Banana-Coconut Steel-Cut Oatmeal
We wanted creamy, thick oatmeal without the usual 30 minutes of cooking—and we w…
Carrot Spice Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Published: September 2012
Carrot Spice Steel-Cut Oatmeal
We wanted creamy, thick oatmeal without the usual 30 minutes of cooking—and we w…
Cranberry-Orange Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Published: September 2012
Cranberry-Orange Steel-Cut Oatmeal
We wanted creamy, thick oatmeal without the usual 30 minutes of cooking—and we w…
Apple-Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Published: September 2012
Apple-Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal
We wanted creamy, thick oatmeal without the usual 30 minutes of cooking—and we w…
Ten-Minute Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Published: September 2012
Ten-Minute Steel-Cut Oatmeal
We wanted creamy, thick oatmeal without the usual 30 minutes of cooking—and we w…
Mediterranean Braised Green Beans with Mint and Feta Cheese
Published: September 2012
Mediterranean Braised Green Beans with Mint and Feta Cheese
Slow-cooking in a rich tomato sauce produces uniquely supple green beans infused…
Mediterranean Braised Green Beans with Potatoes and Basil
Published: September 2012
Mediterranean Braised Green Beans with Potatoes and Basil
Slow-cooking in a rich tomato sauce produces uniquely supple green beans infused…
Mediterranean Braised Green Beans
Published: September 2012
Mediterranean Braised Green Beans
Slow-cooking in a rich tomato sauce produces uniquely supple green beans infused…
Spicy Pickled Radishes
Published: September 2012
Spicy Pickled Radishes
This recipe for Spicy Pickled Radishes is the perfect complement to our Skillet …
Skillet Chicken Fajitas
Published: September 2012
Skillet Chicken Fajitas
Most fajitas are merely a bland, dry vehicle for the garnishes. We wanted chicke…
French Apple Cake
Published: September 2012
French Apple Cake
This French classic is neither a cake, nor a custard, nor a clafouti. But with a…
Orange, Jicama, and Pepita Relish
Published: September 2012
Orange, Jicama, and Pepita Relish
Top off our recipe for Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops with this citrus-y relis…
Tomato, Fennel, and Almond Relish
Published: September 2012
Tomato, Fennel, and Almond Relish
Top off our recipe for Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops with this brightly flavo…
Onion, Olive, and Caper Relish
Published: September 2012
Onion, Olive, and Caper Relish
Top off our recipe for Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops with this savory relish.
Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops
Published: September 2012
Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops
If you’re looking for a convenient weeknight grilled dish, look no further than …
Avocado Salad with Mango and Jicama
Published: September 2012
Avocado Salad with Mango and Jicama
Usually tossed into a pile of greens, mild-mannered avocado sinks to the bottom…
Avocado Salad with Orange and Fennel
Published: September 2012
Avocado Salad with Orange and Fennel
Usually tossed into a pile of greens, mild-mannered avocado sinks to the bottom …
Avocado Salad with Tomato and Radish
Published: September 2012
Avocado Salad with Tomato and Radish
Usually tossed into a pile of greens, mild-mannered avocado sinks to the bottom …
Charcoal Grill-Roasted Whole Chicken
Published: July 2000
Charcoal Grill-Roasted Whole Chicken
Rub the bird with spices and flip it just once for crisp, bronzed skin and flavo…
Published: September 2012
Charcoal-Grill-Roasted Turkey Breast
Notoriously dry turkey breast is tricky enough to roast indoors using a predicta…
Grill-Roasted Prime Rib For Charcoal Grill
Published: September 2006
Grill-Roasted Prime Rib For Charcoal Grill
Getting a deep, flavorful crust on this costly cut of meat can be a messy, smoky…
Grill-Roasted Pork Loin for Charcoal Grill
Published: September 2012
Grill-Roasted Pork Loin for Charcoal Grill
Inexpensive and easy to find, a boneless pork loin roast seems nicely suited to …
Published: September 2012
The Perils of Pyrex
Is Pyrex glassware susceptible to shattering?
Published: September 2012
Fixing Broken Custard
If a custard gets overheated and becomes lumpy, is it a lost cause? Or can it be…
Published: September 2012
Slamming the Oven Door on Cakes and Baked Goods
Can slamming the oven door on a cake in mid-bake cause it to fall?
Published: September 2012
Smoke-Free Roasting
Here's how to get crispy-skinned roast chicken without the rendered fat dripping…
Published: September 2012
Properly Assemble a Weber Charcoal Grill (That Won't Collapse)
The Weber One-Touch Gold 22.5-Inch Charcoal Grill is our favorite kettle grill, …
Published: September 2012
Wood Smoke Taste Test
How much difference does the choice of wood really make?
Published: September 2012
The Benefits of Resting and Refrigerating Dough for Scones
Refrigerate your dough overnight for more symmetrical and attractive pastries.
Published: September 2012
Baking with Rye Flour for Longer-Lasting Bread
Want to extend the shelf-life of your homemade bread? Substituting a little rye …
Published: September 2012
The Best Way to Sift Powdered Sugar
A fine-mesh strainer and a light touch are all you need for perfectly coated con…
Individual Steak Thermometers
Published: September 2012
Individual Steak Thermometers
Would mini thermometers inserted individually into steaks be easier than poking …
Electric Juicers (Juice Extractors)
Published: September 2012
Electric Juicers (Juice Extractors)
While citrus reamers tackle oranges and the like, juice extractors expand the op…
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