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Arugula, Roasted Bell Pepper, and White Bean Salad
Arugula, Roasted Bell Pepper, and White Bean Salad
Once you experience the sweeter, smokier taste of home-roasted bell peppers—not …
Published: May 2017
Linguine with Seafood (Linguine allo Scoglio)
Linguine with Seafood (Linguine allo Scoglio)
No matter how much shellfish you pack into the pot, the pasta in dishes such as …
Published: July 2017
Grill-Smoked Herb-Rubbed Flat-Iron Steaks
Grill-Smoked Herb-Rubbed Flat-Iron Steaks
Adding a packet of wood chips to the grill can take an inexpensive steak to the …
Published: July 2017
Best Summer Tomato Gratin
Best Summer Tomato Gratin
Starting with the freshest tomatoes is only the first step. Success also depends…
Published: July 2017
Corn Fritters
Corn Fritters
In our quest for fritters with fresh corn flavor, crispy exteriors, and pillow-s…
Published: July 2017
Turkey Meatloaf with Ketchup-Brown Sugar Glaze
Turkey Meatloaf with Ketchup-Brown Sugar Glaze
For a lighter, summery take on this comfort-food favorite, our goal was to enhan…
Published: July 2017
Fresh Fruit Tart
Fresh Fruit Tart
A showpiece when whole, a classic fresh fruit tart rarely retains its good looks…
Published: July 2017
Thai-Style Sticky Rice (Khao Niaw)
Thai-Style Sticky Rice (Khao Niaw)
This sticky rice ably soaks up the assertive flavors of any sauce and delivers s…
Published: July 2017
Maple-Chipotle Mayonnaise
Maple-Chipotle Mayonnaise
In this sauce to accompany corn fritters, the smoky heat of chipotles and the co…
Published: July 2017
Peperonata with Roasted Bell Peppers
Peperonata with Roasted Bell Peppers
Once you experience the sweeter, smokier taste of home-roasted bell peppers—not …
Published: July 2017
Peach-Bourbon Jam
Peach-Bourbon Jam
Peaches and bourbon are a classic pairing, but when developing this jam recipe, …
Published: July 2017
Roasted Bell Peppers
Roasted Bell Peppers
Once you experience the sweeter, smokier taste of home-roasted bell peppers—not …
Published: July 2017
Espresso Machines
Espresso Machines
Want to skip the lines—and the expense—at the coffee bar and get your espresso o…
Published: July 2017
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Wine Coolers
Wine Coolers
Warm white wine? No thanks. These gadgets help your wine stay cool.
Published: July 2017
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Ice Pop Molds
Ice Pop Molds
A simple design feature makes all the difference when it comes time to make—and …
Published: July 2017
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Watermelon Slicer and Server
Watermelon Slicer and Server
Many of our kitchen drawers are filled with gadgets that are adept at performing…
Published: July 2017
Mascarpone
Mascarpone
Tiramisù is just the tip of the iceberg for this creamy Italian cheese. But does…
Published: July 2017
Single-Varietal White Wine Vinegars
Single-Varietal White Wine Vinegars
Some markets now carry wine vinegars made from a specific variety of wine, such …
Published: June 2017
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White Wine Vinegar
White Wine Vinegar
Versatility can seem boring, but it’s an asset for this pantry staple.
Published: July 2017
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Grill Tongs
Grill Tongs
What qualities separate the best grill tongs from the pretenders?
Published: July 2017
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Basil Mayonnaise
Basil Mayonnaise
In this sauce to accompany corn fritters, the fresh summer flavors of basil and …
Published: July 2017
Sriracha-Lime Yogurt Sauce
Sriracha-Lime Yogurt Sauce
In this sauce to accompany corn fritters, the acidity of the yogurt and lime nic…
Published: July 2017
Sichuan Chili Oil
Sichuan Chili Oil
The hallmark of Sichuan chili oil is a balance between là—the concentrated heat …
Published: July 2017
Smashed Cucumbers (Pai Huang Gua)
Smashed Cucumbers (Pai Huang Gua)
For a refreshing new take on cucumber salad, put down your knife and pick up a s…
Published: July 2017
Thai Grilled Cornish Hens with Chili Dipping Sauce (Gai Yang)
Thai Grilled Cornish Hens with Chili Dipping Sauce (Gai Yang)
You don’t need specialty equipment to make this street-food classic. Just a low …
Published: July 2017
Midpriced Blenders
Midpriced Blenders
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
Published: July 2017
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Can You Refrigerate Tomatoes?
Can You Refrigerate Tomatoes?
Standard wisdom dictates that ripe tomatoes shouldn’t be refrigerated, but cooki…
Published: February 2019
Knife Tune-Up: How to Use a Honing Rod
Instead of sharpening a knife, a honing rod "trues" the edge of a slightly dulle…
Published: July 2017
Midpriced Blenders
Midpriced Blenders
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
Published: May 2017
Thai Grilled Cornish Hens with Chili Dipping Sauce (Gai Yang)
Thai Grilled Cornish Hens with Chili Dipping Sauce (Gai Yang)
You don’t need specialty equipment to make this street-food classic. Just a low …
Published: July 2017
White Chocolate versus White Baking Chips
While developing the filling for our Fresh Fruit Tart, we found that fillings ma…
Published: July 2017
How to Store Fresh Shellfish
Fresh shellfish need to be stored in as cold an environment as possible.
Published: July 2017
Three Tips for Roasting Chile Peppers
After developing our method for roasting and peeling bell peppers, we were eager…
Published: July 2017
Why Bread Dough Needs Oil
The differences between some bread dough recipes, with and without oil are subtl…
Published: July 2017
The Best Way to Prep Mangoes
Cutting the flesh from a mango can be tricky.
Published: July 2017
Red or White Wine Vinegar: Does it Matter in Dressing?
Though most of us like to keep a well-stocked pantry at home, there are definite…
Published: July 2017
Figuring Out Dried Figs
When shopping for dried figs, you will most often find the following three optio…
Published: July 2017
For a Touch of Tang, Try Sumac
In the test kitchen, we most often reach for a lemon when we want to brighten a …
Published: July 2017
How Much Oil for Cast Iron Upkeep?
How Much Oil for Cast Iron Upkeep?
To maintain a cast-iron skillet’s seasoning—the key to its nonstick quality—we r…
Published: June 2017
Testing Grill Tongs
Testing Grill Tongs
What qualities separate the best grill tongs from the pretenders?
Published: June 2017
Testing Wine Coolers
Testing Wine Coolers
Warm white wine? No thanks. These gadgets help your wine stay cool.
Published: June 2017
Do you Need a Watermelon Slicer?
Do you Need a Watermelon Slicer?
Many of our kitchen drawers are filled with gadgets that are adept at performing…
Published: June 2017
Tasting Mascarpone
Tasting Mascarpone
Tiramisù is just the tip of the iceberg for this creamy Italian cheese. But does…
Published: June 2017
Don't Overlook White Wine Vinegar
Don't Overlook White Wine Vinegar
Versatility can seem boring, but it’s an asset for this pantry staple.
Published: June 2017
The Best Midpriced Blender
The Best Midpriced Blender
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
Published: June 2017
Chinese Smashed Cucumbers
Chinese Smashed Cucumbers
For a refreshing take on cucumber salad, put down your knife and pick up a skill…
Published: June 2017
Modern Fresh Fruit Tart
Modern Fresh Fruit Tart
A showpiece when whole, a classic fresh fruit tart rarely retains its good looks…
Published: June 2017
Best Summer Tomato Gratin
Best Summer Tomato Gratin
Starting with the freshest tomatoes is only the first step. Success also depends…
Published: June 2017
How to Roast Bell Peppers
How to Roast Bell Peppers
Once you experience the sweeter, smokier taste of home-roasted bell peppers—not …
Published: June 2017
Southern Corn Fritters
Southern Corn Fritters
In our quest for fritters with fresh corn flavor, crispy exteriors, and pillow-s…
Published: June 2017
Linguine with Seafood
Linguine with Seafood
No matter how much shellfish you pack into the pot, the pasta in dishes such as …
Published: June 2017
Smoked Steak
Smoked Steak
Adding a packet of wood chips to the grill can take an inexpensive steak to the …
Published: June 2017
Really Good Turkey Meatloaf
Really Good Turkey Meatloaf
For a lighter, summery take on this comfort-food favorite, our goal was to enha…
Published: June 2017
Thai Grilled Chicken
Thai Grilled Chicken
A low fire, a bold marinade, and Cornish hens are all you need to make this stre…
Published: June 2017
Testing Ice Pop Molds
Testing Ice Pop Molds
A simple design feature makes all the difference when it comes time to make—and …
Published: June 2017
Testing Espresso Machines
Testing Espresso Machines
Want to skip the lines—and the expense—at the coffee bar and get your espresso o…
Published: May 2017
Red Pepper Mayonnaise
Red Pepper Mayonnaise
In this sauce to accompany corn fritters, the sweetness of roasted red peppers a…
Published: July 2017
Smashed Cucumbers (Pai Huang Gua)
Smashed Cucumbers (Pai Huang Gua)
For a refreshing new take on cucumber salad, put down your knife and pick up a s…
Published: July 2017
Fresh Fruit Tart
Fresh Fruit Tart
A showpiece when whole, a classic fresh fruit tart rarely retains its good looks…
Published: July 2017
Best Summer Tomato Gratin
Best Summer Tomato Gratin
Starting with the freshest tomatoes is only the first step. Success also depends…
Published: July 2017
Roasted Bell Peppers
Roasted Bell Peppers
Once you experience the sweeter, smokier taste of home-roasted bell peppers—not …
Published: July 2017
Corn Fritters
Corn Fritters
In our quest for fritters with fresh corn flavor, crispy exteriors, and pillow-s…
Published: July 2017
Linguine with Seafood (Linguine allo Scoglio)
Linguine with Seafood (Linguine allo Scoglio)
No matter how much shellfish you pack into the pot, the pasta in dishes such as …
Published: July 2017
Grill-Smoked Herb-Rubbed Flat-Iron Steaks
Grill-Smoked Herb-Rubbed Flat-Iron Steaks
Adding a packet of wood chips to the grill can take an inexpensive steak to the …
Published: July 2017
Turkey Meatloaf with Ketchup-Brown Sugar Glaze
Turkey Meatloaf with Ketchup-Brown Sugar Glaze
For a lighter, summery take on this comfort-food favorite, our goal was to enhan…
Published: July 2017

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