January/February 2017

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The Ultimate Pizza Setup: Baking Stone Plus Baking Steel
We’re big fans of baking stones and steels for cooking pizza and bread, but this…
Published: April 2021
Why Some Pasta Absorbs More (or Less) Sauce
Why Some Pasta Absorbs More (or Less) Sauce
Some brands of pasta seem to absorb more sauce, while others absorb less, impact…
Published: January 2017
Science: Can You Refreeze Meat?
Science: Can You Refreeze Meat?
Sometimes we thaw a piece of meat or poultry only to find that we don’t want to …
Published: January 2017
How to Dispose of Extra Sourdough Starter
What's the best way to dispose of sourdough starter?
Published: January 2017
How to Strip a Cast-Iron Skillet
How to Strip a Cast-Iron Skillet
If your cast-iron cookware's seasoning becomes very dull or damaged or if the p…
Published: January 2017
How to Clean a Wire Cooling Rack
Cleaning all the wires of our favorite cooling rack can be a challenge. To get i…
Published: January 2017
Tongs with Extra Grip
With their curved shape and rubber grips, jar lifters are ideal for removing can…
Published: January 2017
Cook Until the Juices Run Clear—Fact or Fiction?
One persistent cooking adage is that if you pierce a chicken and the juices are …
Published: January 2017
Why You Should Fully Preheat Before Baking
We know it’s important to wait for the oven to fully preheat before we start bak…
Published: January 2017
A Green Bell Pepper Alternative
Long, slender Cubanelle peppers are commonly used in Spanish, Caribbean, and Ita…
Published: January 2017
Putting the Orange Family to Work
We often keep clementines and tangerines around for snacking, and we wondered if…
Published: January 2017
Oven-Ripened Avocados?
We recently saw a piece online claiming that you can ripen rock-hard avocados by…
Published: January 2017
Alcohol-Free Rum
Dark rum adds depth and complexity to cakes, sauces, and—of course—eggnog. Howev…
Published: January 2017
Table Salt versus Kosher Salt?
Since table salt and kosher salt are practically identical in terms of chemistry…
Published: January 2017

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