January/February 2018

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How to Use a Waiter’s Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
How to Use a Waiter’s Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
It’s not hard to use a waiter’s corkscrew—it just takes a little practice. Here’…
Published: December 2017
How to Use a Continuous-Turn Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
How to Use a Continuous-Turn Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
Continuous-turn corkscrews take almost all the guesswork out of opening a bottle…
Published: December 2017
How to Use a Winged Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
How to Use a Winged Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
Winged corkscrews can remove corks very quickly and with relatively little effor…
Published: December 2017
Next-Level Chicken Piccata
Next-Level Chicken Piccata
For a sauce with deep citrus flavor, don't waste any part of the lemon.
Published: December 2017
Chinese Barbecued Spareribs
Chinese Barbecued Spareribs
Cantonese restaurants employ lengthy marinades and specialty ovens to produce th…
Published: December 2017
Testing Small Cutting Boards
Testing Small Cutting Boards
Compact cutting boards can be easier to handle and clean than their larger count…
Published: December 2017
Testing Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Testing Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Whether you’ve been handling raw chicken or buttery dough, there’s an easy way t…
Published: December 2017
Testing Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Testing Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine can be intimidating. Your corkscrew shouldn’t make it more so.
Published: December 2017
Testing Compact Spatulas
Testing Compact Spatulas
The surprisingly versatile utensil that can handle (almost) anything.
Published: November 2017
The Best Dark Chocolate Chips
The Best Dark Chocolate Chips
With chocolate chips now coming in different shapes, sizes, and even cacao perce…
Published: December 2017
Testing High-End Blenders
Testing High-End Blenders
We investigate the new crop of pricey blenders to see what you get—and whether i…
Published: December 2017
Creamy French Scrambled Eggs
Creamy French Scrambled Eggs
For incredibly lush and creamy eggs, the key is to take things slow.
Published: December 2017
Rethinking Coffee Cake
Rethinking Coffee Cake
Could we streamline the process for this breakfast treat and still produce a sof…
Published: December 2017
Bringing Back Gougères
Bringing Back Gougères
Airy, elegant French cheese puffs, known as gougères, deliver toasty flavor with…
Published: December 2017
Great—Not Grated—Carrot Salads
Great—Not Grated—Carrot Salads
Forget about your grater, your peeler, and any preconceptions of what carrot sal…
Published: December 2017
Really Good (Oven) Fries
Really Good (Oven) Fries
Roasted potato planks aren't French fries. To mimic the real deal's delicately c…
Published: December 2017
Ground Beef Enchiladas
Ground Beef Enchiladas
We borrow techniques from Mexican and Tex-Mex cooking to produce a quick—but sti…
Published: December 2017
Tasting Canned Chickpeas
Tasting Canned Chickpeas
When it comes to choosing canned chickpeas, the secret’s in the salt.
Published: December 2017
Red Wine Risotto with Beans
Red Wine Risotto with Beans
Northern Italians put an unexpected spin on risotto for a satisfying one-pot mea…
Published: December 2017

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