November/December 2013

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Reboiling Water for Tea
Some tea drinkers claim that it’s imperative to boil fresh water for tea. Is the…
Published: November 2013
Knife Storage
Wooden knife blocks are a traditional way to store knives, but will the act of s…
Published: November 2013
Yes, You Can Freeze Cheese
Yes, You Can Freeze Cheese
We wanted to know how various cheeses would fare when stashed in the freezer for…
Published: November 2013
Quick Microwave Kale Chips
Here's our easy method for making crispy kale chips at home.
Published: November 2013
Tenderizing Meat with a Baking Soda Solution
Tenderizing Meat with a Baking Soda Solution
In some of our recipes, meat is treated with baking soda dissolved in water to k…
Published: September 2018
Cooking Pasta in Alkaline Tap Water
Cooking Pasta in Alkaline Tap Water
How does the pH of tap water affect the way pasta cooks in a pot?
Published: November 2013
How to Make Better French Press Coffee
Interested in making rounder, sweeter, more complex coffee from your French Pres…
Published: November 2013
Helping Chocolate Keep Its Temper
Helping Chocolate Keep Its Temper
Traditional tempering techniques can be fussy and time-consuming, so we develope…
Published: November 2013
How to Buy Bone-In Pork Rib Roast
If you plan to make our Slow-Roasted Bone-In Pork Rib Roast, here's what to look…
Published: November 2013
What Is Pearl Sugar?
This crunchy sugar from Sweden is used in all sorts of baked goods.
Published: November 2013
Perfectly Round Cookies
Here's how to get an evenly rolled log of dough for slice-and-bake cookies.
Published: November 2013
Refreezing Thawed Puff Pastry Dough
When you can't use an entire box of store-bought puff pastry, is it OK to refree…
Published: November 2013
New Pyrex Pie-Baking Protocol
Here's our updated approach to baking pies in Pyrex pie plates stacked on metal …
Published: November 2013
Eggnog: Better—and Safer—with Age
Uneasy about using raw eggs in your eggnog? This method will put you at ease.
Published: November 2013
Carryover Cooking in Fish
The hotter the oven the more dramatic the effect of carryover cooking.
Published: November 2013
Food Safety: Preground vs. Home-Ground Meat
Food Safety: Preground vs. Home-Ground Meat
Which is safer in terms of possible contamination: preground meat from the super…
Published: November 2013
Washing Dried Mushrooms Before Grinding into a Powder
When a recipe calls for grinding dried mushrooms, should the mushrooms be washed…
Published: November 2013

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