November/December 2017

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Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Gochujang and Sesame Seeds
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Gochujang and Sesame Seeds
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: November 2017
Braised Brisket with Red Wine and Thyme
Braised Brisket with Red Wine and Thyme
Beefy in flavor and size, brisket has the potential to be the ultimate braised d…
Published: November 2017
Gingerbread Layer Cake
Gingerbread Layer Cake
Leave gingerbread people to the kids. The best vehicle for seriously sophisticat…
Published: November 2017
Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies
Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies
Most roll-and-cut cookies force you to battle rock-hard dough and then rarely ev…
Published: November 2017
Turkey Orzo Soup with Kale and Chickpeas
Turkey Orzo Soup with Kale and Chickpeas
No one wants to toil over turkey stock on the day after Thanksgiving. But what i…
Published: November 2017
Duchess Potato Casserole
Duchess Potato Casserole
For potatoes that are elegant yet easy, we revamp a fussy French classic.
Published: November 2017
Simple Turkey Stock
Simple Turkey Stock
We take a simple approach to stock making that delivers pure turkey flavor with …
Published: November 2017
Chorizo and Potato Tacos
Chorizo and Potato Tacos
Making your own chorizo can be quick and easy.
Published: November 2017
Tuscan White Bean and Escarole Soup (Acquacotta)
Tuscan White Bean and Escarole Soup (Acquacotta)
Acquacotta transforms humble ingredients into a supremely satisfying meal.
Published: September 2017
Easy Holiday Cocoa Sugar Cookies
Easy Holiday Cocoa Sugar Cookies
Most roll-and-cut cookies force you to battle rock-hard dough and then rarely ev…
Published: November 2017
Chinese Pork Dumplings
Chinese Pork Dumplings
A plateful of juicy dumplings can lift you from the pits of despair. We wanted a…
Published: November 2017
Beer-Braised Brisket with Prunes and Ginger
Beer-Braised Brisket with Prunes and Ginger
Beefy in flavor and size, brisket has the potential to be the ultimate braised d…
Published: November 2017
Turkey Rice Soup with Mushrooms and Swiss Chard
Turkey Rice Soup with Mushrooms and Swiss Chard
No one wants to toil over turkey stock on the day after Thanksgiving. But what i…
Published: November 2017
Turkey Barley Soup
Turkey Barley Soup
No one wants to toil over turkey stock on the day after Thanksgiving. But what i…
Published: November 2017
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chile, Peanuts, and Mint
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chile, Peanuts, and Mint
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: November 2017
Chocolate-Toffee Bark
Chocolate-Toffee Bark
For a sweet treat that’s great for gifts, we make a buttery, nutty layer of toff…
Published: November 2017
Tea Infusers
Tea Infusers
A good-quality infuser can mean the difference between a full-bodied brew and a …
Published: November 2017
Buy the Winner
Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Small Roasting Pans with Racks
Our full-size roasting pan is perfect for big holiday meals. Could we find a sca…
Published: November 2017
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Microwave Egg Cookers
Microwave Egg Cookers
We hatched a plan to find the best microwave egg cooker. But first we had to lo…
Published: November 2017
Dry Vermouth
Dry Vermouth
Could we find a bottle that would do double duty for cooking and cocktails?
Published: November 2017
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Pecorino Romano
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Pecorino Romano
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: November 2017
Cookie Presses
Cookie Presses
Could we find a cookie press that consistently produced beautiful cookies?
Published: November 2017
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Santoku Knives
Santoku Knives
With its petite build and curved tip, this friendly-looking Japanese blade is gi…
Published: September 2017
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Gingerbread Layer Cake
Gingerbread Layer Cake
Leave gingerbread people to the kids. The best vehicle for seriously sophisticat…
Published: October 2017
Supermarket Turkey
Supermarket Turkey
The holidays are no time to gamble on a bird that cooks up dry and bland—or, wor…
Published: November 2017
Roast Beef Hash
To produce a hash that’s both hearty and cohesive, we simmered cubed Russet pota…
Published: November 2017
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Pistachios
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Pistachios
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: November 2017
Braised Brisket with Pomegranate, Cumin, and Cilantro
Braised Brisket with Pomegranate, Cumin, and Cilantro
Beefy in flavor and size, brisket has the potential to be the ultimate braised d…
Published: November 2017
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mustard and Brown Sugar
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mustard and Brown Sugar
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: November 2017
Roast Whole Turkey Breast with Gravy
Roast Whole Turkey Breast with Gravy
A perfectly cooked, crispy-skinned turkey breast can be just the ticket for a sm…
Published: November 2017
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup and Smoked Almonds
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup and Smoked Almonds
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: November 2017
Why Brisket is the Toughest Tough Cut
We ran a test kitchen experiment to determine why brisket takes twice as long to…
Published: November 2017
Tips for Grating Ginger
Grating ginger can be challenging and messy. Here are some tips to improve your …
Published: November 2017
Why Do Some Knife Blades Have Hollows?
Many sources claim that the design prevents food from clinging to the blade. But…
Published: November 2017
How to Achieve a Glossy Chocolate Coating
Avoid the thick and clunky chocolate coating with this guide to chocolate dippin…
Published: November 2017
An Easy Fix for Torn Turkey Skin
Use this test kitchen technique for darning turkey skin that emerges from the pa…
Published: November 2017
The Importance of Letting Cookie Sheets Cool
We baked sugar cookies on three cookie sheets of different temperatures to deter…
Published: November 2017
Using Buttermilk Powder in Nonbaking Applications
We've found powdered buttermilk to be an acceptable substitute for fresh in baki…
Published: November 2017
How to Make Microwave-Fried Shallots, Garlic, and Leeks
Our foolproof method for making crispy fried shallots, garlic, and leeks.
Published: November 2017
How to Make Homemade Five-Spice Powder
The five elements of the cosmos—earth, fire, metal, water, and wood—are represen…
Published: November 2017
What Is Freekeh?
This Middle Eastern grain has recently become popular in American supermarkets. …
Published: November 2017
How to Swap Different Types of Yogurts in Recipes
Supermarkets often carry yogurt made from cow's, goat's, and sheep's milks. If y…
Published: November 2017
How to Use Escarole
This worthy, crisp green is a versatile ingredient in everything from fresh sala…
Published: November 2017
Turkey Barley Soup
Turkey Barley Soup
No one wants to toil over turkey stock on the day after Thanksgiving. But what i…
Published: November 2017
Chorizo and Potato Tacos
Chorizo and Potato Tacos
Making your own chorizo can be quick and easy.
Published: November 2017
Gingerbread Layer Cake
Gingerbread Layer Cake
Leave gingerbread people to the kids. The best vehicle for seriously sophisticat…
Published: November 2017
Roast Whole Turkey Breast with Gravy
Roast Whole Turkey Breast with Gravy
A perfectly cooked, crispy-skinned turkey breast can be just the ticket for a sm…
Published: November 2017
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Pecorino Romano
Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Pecorino Romano
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: November 2017
Tuscan White Bean and Escarole Soup (Acquacotta)
Tuscan White Bean and Escarole Soup (Acquacotta)
Acquacotta transforms humble ingredients into a supremely satisfying meal.
Published: November 2017
Braised Brisket with Pomegranate, Cumin, and Cilantro
Braised Brisket with Pomegranate, Cumin, and Cilantro
Beefy in flavor and size, brisket has the potential to be the ultimate braised d…
Published: November 2017
Chinese Pork Dumplings
Chinese Pork Dumplings
A plateful of juicy dumplings can lift you from the pits of despair. We wanted a…
Published: November 2017
Duchess Potato Casserole
Duchess Potato Casserole
For potatoes that are elegant yet easy, we revamp a fussy French classic.
Published: November 2017
Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies
Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies
Most roll-and-cut cookies force you to battle rock-hard dough and then rarely ev…
Published: November 2017
Santoku Knives
Santoku Knives
With its petite build and curved tip, this friendly-looking Japanese blade is gi…
Published: November 2017
Tasting Dry Vermouth
Tasting Dry Vermouth
Could we find a bottle that would do double duty for cooking and cocktails?
Published: October 2017
Testing Microwave Egg Cookers
Testing Microwave Egg Cookers
We hatched a plan to find the best microwave egg cooker. But first we had to low…
Published: October 2017
Testing Meat Cleavers
Testing Meat Cleavers
Traditional meat cleavers are built like medieval weapons. Could we find one fit…
Published: October 2017
Testing Cookie Presses
Testing Cookie Presses
Could we find a cookie press that consistently produced beautiful cookies?
Published: October 2017
Testing Tea Infusers
Testing Tea Infusers
A good-quality infuser can mean the difference between a full-bodied brew and a …
Published: October 2017
Tuscan White Bean and Escarole Soup
Tuscan White Bean and Escarole Soup
Acquacotta transforms humble ingredients into a supremely satisfying meal.
Published: October 2017
The Best Supermarket Turkey
The Best Supermarket Turkey
The holidays are no time to gamble on a bird that cooks up dry and bland—or, wor…
Published: October 2017
Roast Turkey Breast with Gravy
Roast Turkey Breast with Gravy
A perfectly cooked, crispy-skinned turkey breast can be just the ticket for a sm…
Published: October 2017
Postholiday Turkey Soup
Postholiday Turkey Soup
No one wants to toil over turkey stock on the day after Thanksgiving. But what i…
Published: October 2017
Mashed Potato Makeover
Mashed Potato Makeover
For potatoes that are elegant yet easy, we revamp a fussy French classic.
Published: October 2017
How to Braise Brisket
How to Braise Brisket
Beefy in flavor and size, brisket has the potential to be the ultimate braised d…
Published: November 2017
Go-To Brussels Sprouts
Go-To Brussels Sprouts
Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.
Published: October 2017
Chorizo and Potato Tacos
Chorizo and Potato Tacos
Making your own chorizo for these tacos is quick and easy.
Published: November 2017
Chinese Pork Dumplings
Chinese Pork Dumplings
A steaming plateful of juicy dumplings is a surefire way to brighten your day. O…
Published: October 2017
Better Holiday Sugar Cookies
Better Holiday Sugar Cookies
Most roll-and-cut cookies force you to battle rock-hard dough and then rarely ev…
Published: October 2017
Should You Buy A Santoku?
Should You Buy A Santoku?
With its petite build and curved tip, this friendly-looking Japanese blade is gi…
Published: September 2017

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