January/February 2015

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Don't Buy Garlic that Smells like Garlic
Don't Buy Garlic that Smells like Garlic
The sniff test is a common approach for testing produce prior to purchase, but w…
Published: January 2015
Aleppo Pepper
To add a more nuanced kick of spiciness to dishes than red pepper flakes can off…
Published: January 2015
Using Whipped Cream Cheese in Recipes
Are regular cream cheese and whipped cream cheese interchangeable in recipes?
Published: January 2015
Storing Leftover Coconut Milk
We found a simple technique for bringing frozen, leftover coconut milk back to l…
Published: January 2015
Explaining Canelé Molds
These copper molds are used to prepare a French confection known as canelé de B…
Published: January 2015
Reheating Soft Polenta
Reheating leftover polenta typically yields disappointing results. This tip make…
Published: January 2015
Using a Parchment Cartouche Instead of a Lid
Faster, more consistent cooking is the hallmark of a cartouche.
Published: January 2015
Home Remedies for Grease Stains
We tested no less than 16 home remedies for grease stain removal.
Published: January 2015
Black Pepper's Hidden Flavors
Don’t skip early additions of pepper when a recipe calls for it—the spice will i…
Published: January 2015
Better Pan Sauce? Ignore the Rules
Better Pan Sauce? Ignore the Rules
We decided to break all the rules in order to develop more fond and, therefore, …
Published: January 2015
Storing Cucumbers and Squash in Plastic Wrap
We wanted to know if wrapping American cucumbers in plastic—as seedless English …
Published: January 2015
For Fewer Blowouts, Bake Your Beans
For perfectly cooked beans with fewer blowouts, skip the stovetop and head for t…
Published: January 2015

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