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Plantain Chips
Plantain Chips
Plantain chips are expensive and are not always easy to find in stores, but they…
Published: July 2018
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Tomato flavor is fleeting—which is why we examined every part of the fruit and o…
Published: July 2018
Peach Tarte Tatin
Peach Tarte Tatin
Yes, you can make a juicy, summery, peach-crowned version of the classic upside-…
Published: July 2018
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Garam Masala
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Garam Masala
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: May 2018
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Tarragon
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Tarragon
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: May 2018
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Gochujang
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Gochujang
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: July 2018
Grilled Tomatoes
Grilled Tomatoes
Grilling enhances tomatoes with smoky char while preserving their summery taste.…
Published: July 2018
Marinated Grilled Tomatoes with Fresh Mozzarella
Marinated Grilled Tomatoes with Fresh Mozzarella
We wanted to develop a slight twist on the classic Caprese salad using grilled t…
Published: July 2018
Grilled Tomato Gazpacho
Grilled Tomato Gazpacho
For a riff on this refreshing chilled soup, we used grilled tomatoes.
Published: July 2018
Grilled Tomato Salsa
Grilled Tomato Salsa
To lend some smoky depth to a classic tomato salsa, we used grilled tomatoes.
Published: May 2018
Peruvian Fish Ceviche with Radishes and Orange
Peruvian Fish Ceviche with Radishes and Orange
Bright citrus is great with fresh seafood—provided that the acid doesn't overwhe…
Published: July 2018
Peruvian Scallop Ceviche with Cucumber and Grapefruit
Peruvian Scallop Ceviche with Cucumber and Grapefruit
Bright citrus is great with fresh seafood—provided that the acid doesn't overwhe…
Published: July 2018
Peruvian Shrimp Ceviche with Tomato, Jícama, and Avocado
Peruvian Shrimp Ceviche with Tomato, Jícama, and Avocado
Bright citrus is great with fresh seafood—provided that the acid doesn't overwhe…
Published: July 2018
Mexican Corn Salad (Esquites)
Mexican Corn Salad (Esquites)
Make this bright, creamy charred-corn salad without firing up the grill. 
Published: July 2018
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
We wanted a pourable, easily reheated sauce with a dark chocolate soul.
Published: July 2018
Dark Chocolate–Orange Fudge Sauce
Dark Chocolate–Orange Fudge Sauce
We wanted a pourable, easily reheated sauce with a dark chocolate soul.
Published: May 2018
Dark Chocolate–Peanut Butter Fudge Sauce
Dark Chocolate–Peanut Butter Fudge Sauce
We wanted a pourable, easily reheated sauce with a dark chocolate soul.
Published: July 2018
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles and Salad (Bún Chả)
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles and Salad (Bún Chả)
Bún chả—a one-dish meal featuring grilled pork patties, crisp vegetables, spring…
Published: July 2018
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles and Salad (Bún Chả) for Two
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles and Salad (Bún Chả) for Two
Bún chả—a one-dish meal featuring grilled pork patties, crisp vegetables, spring…
Published: May 2018
Chewy Granola Bars with Walnuts and Cranberries
Chewy Granola Bars with Walnuts and Cranberries
We love the idea of chewy granola bars, but store-bought versions are overly swe…
Published: July 2018
Crispy Tacos (Tacos Dorados)
Crispy Tacos (Tacos Dorados)
The hard-shell taco has been an American staple for more than half a century. Wh…
Published: July 2018
Chewy Granola Bars with Hazelnuts, Cherries, and Cacao Nibs
Chewy Granola Bars with Hazelnuts, Cherries, and Cacao Nibs
We love the idea of chewy granola bars, but store-bought versions are overly swe…
Published: July 2018
Nut-Free Chewy Granola Bars
Nut-Free Chewy Granola Bars
We love the idea of chewy granola bars, but store-bought versions are overly swe…
Published: July 2018
Michelada (Mexican Beer and Lime Cocktail)
Michelada (Mexican Beer and Lime Cocktail)
This tart, spicy cocktail is a refreshing accompaniment to our Crispy Tacos (Tac…
Published: July 2018
9-Inch Tongs
9-Inch Tongs
We typically reach for 12-inch tongs to protect our hands from heat and messes, …
Published: July 2018
Buy the Winner
Pastry Brushes
Pastry Brushes
Finding the best pastry brush is a delicate business.
Published: July 2018
Buy the Winner
Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Cold-brewed coffee in 25 minutes instead of the standard 12 to 24 hours: the rea…
Published: July 2018
Fresh Mozzarella
Fresh Mozzarella
What makes the best fresh mozzarella? It's all about balance.
Published: July 2018
Buy the Winner
Supermarket Burrata
Supermarket Burrata
Mozzarella's creamier, more glamorous cousin might just be the wow-factor cheese…
Published: July 2018
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Tarragon for Two
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Tarragon for Two
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: July 2018
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Gochujang for Two
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: June 2018
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Garam Masala for Two
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: July 2018
Mexican Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Mexican Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
We wanted a pourable, easily reheated sauce with a dark chocolate soul.
Published: July 2018
How to Prevent Hot Milk from Sticking to the Pan
How to Prevent Hot Milk from Sticking to the Pan
Constantly scraping the pan bottom isn't practical. So what is?
Published: July 2018
How to Pit and Peel Peaches
What's the best way to peel a peach? It depends on the fruit's ripeness.
Published: July 2018
Pastry Brush versus Silicone Brush
If you're equal parts cook and baker, consider keeping both types of brushes in …
Published: July 2018
How to Store Leftover Fruit Pie
Does fruit pie fare better left on the counter or stored in the refrigerator?
Published: July 2018
Oregano: Mediterranean and Mexican
Whether you use Mediterranean or Mexican oregano can impact a recipe's taste.
Published: July 2018
How to Shop for Cucumbers
Gone are the days when supermarkets sold only one type of cucumber.
Published: July 2018
Don't Toss Expired Cocoa Powder
We ran a couple of kitchen tests to see if really old cocoa powder was still fin…
Published: July 2018
Yellow Peaches versus White Peaches
Can white peaches be used interchangeably with yellow peaches?
Published: July 2018
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles and Salad (Bún Chả)
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles and Salad (Bún Chả)
Bún chả—a one-dish meal featuring grilled pork patties, crisp vegetables, spring…
Published: May 2018
Digital Instant Read Thermometers
Digital Instant Read Thermometers
We've recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there's new competitio…
Published: July 2018
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Tomato flavor is fleeting—which is why we examined every part of the fruit and o…
Published: July 2018
Peach Tarte Tatin
Peach Tarte Tatin
Yes, you can make a juicy, summery, peach-crowned version of the classic upside-…
Published: July 2018
Crispy Tacos (Tacos Dorados)
Crispy Tacos (Tacos Dorados)
The hard-shell taco has been an American staple for more than half a century. Wh…
Published: July 2018
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
We wanted a pourable, easily reheated sauce with a dark chocolate soul.
Published: July 2018
Grilled Tomatoes
Grilled Tomatoes
Grilling enhances tomatoes with smoky char while preserving their summery taste.…
Published: July 2018
Peruvian Fish Ceviche with Radishes and Orange
Peruvian Fish Ceviche with Radishes and Orange
Bright citrus is great with fresh seafood—provided that the acid doesn't overwhe…
Published: July 2018
Mexican Corn Salad (Esquites)
Mexican Corn Salad (Esquites)
Make this bright, creamy charred-corn salad without firing up the grill.
Published: July 2018
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Tarragon
Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Tarragon
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: July 2018
Chewy Granola Bars with Walnuts and Cranberries
Chewy Granola Bars with Walnuts and Cranberries
We love the idea of chewy granola bars, but store-bought versions are overly sw…
Published: July 2018
Thermistor versus Thermocouple: Does It Matter?
Thermistor versus Thermocouple: Does It Matter?
Digital instant-read kitchen thermometers use two types of technology. We find o…
Published: May 2018
Testing Steamer Baskets
Testing Steamer Baskets
A bad steamer basket can be a hot mess. Could we find a good one?
Published: May 2018
Testing Chef's Knives for Kids
Testing Chef's Knives for Kids
When kids help in the kitchen, they need real tools—not toys. Which knives are s…
Published: May 2018
Testing Pastry Brushes
Testing Pastry Brushes
Finding the best pastry brush is a delicate business.
Published: May 2018
Testing Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Testing Cuisinart Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Cold-brewed coffee in 25 minutes instead of the standard 12 to 24 hours: the rea…
Published: May 2018
Testing 9-Inch Tongs
Testing 9-Inch Tongs
We typically reach for 12-inch tongs to protect our hands from heat and messes, …
Published: May 2018
Tasting Burrata
Tasting Burrata
Mozzarella’s creamier, more glamorous cousin might just be the wow-factor cheese…
Published: May 2018
Testing Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
Testing Digital Instant-Read Thermometers
We’ve recommended a Thermapen for more than a decade, but there’s new competitio…
Published: May 2018
Tasting Fresh Mozzarella
Tasting Fresh Mozzarella
What makes the best fresh mozzarella? It’s all about balance.
Published: May 2018
Peach Tarte Tatin
Peach Tarte Tatin
Yes, you can make a juicy, summery, peach-crowned version of the classic upside-…
Published: May 2018
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce
We wanted a pourable, easily reheated sauce with a dark chocolate soul.
Published: May 2018
Mexican Corn Salad
Mexican Corn Salad
Make this bright, creamy charred-corn salad without firing up the grill.
Published: May 2018
Peruvian Ceviche
Peruvian Ceviche
Bright citrus is great with fresh seafood—provided that the acid doesn’t overwhe…
Published: May 2018
How to Grill Tomatoes
How to Grill Tomatoes
Grilling enhances tomatoes with smoky char while preserving their summery taste.…
Published: May 2018
Better-Than-the-Box Granola Bars
Better-Than-the-Box Granola Bars
We love the idea of chewy granola bars, but store-bought versions are overly swe…
Published: May 2018
Vietnamese Pork with Rice Noodles
Vietnamese Pork with Rice Noodles
Bún chả—a one-dish meal featuring grilled pork patties, crisp vegetables, spring…
Published: May 2018
Introducing Tacos Dorados
Introducing Tacos Dorados
The hard-shell taco has been an American staple for more than half a century. Wh…
Published: May 2018
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Tomato flavor is fleeting—which is why we examined every part of the fruit and o…
Published: May 2018
Grilled Chicken Thighs
Grilled Chicken Thighs
Flavorful, meaty, inexpensive thighs should be the easiest part of the chicken t…
Published: May 2018

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