January/February 2020

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The Key to Crystal-Clear Cocktails? Milk. (Really.)
The Key to Crystal-Clear Cocktails? Milk. (Really.)
We look to the science of a centuries-old technique for a modern twist on cockta…
Published: December 2016
January/February 2020 Letter from the Editor: Winter Flower
January/February 2020 Letter from the Editor: Winter Flower
Dan reflects on the winter season in his first letter of 2020.
Published: December 2019
Can Baking Soda Remove Pesticides from Produce?
Can Baking Soda Remove Pesticides from Produce?
A recent study found that soaking produce in baking soda solution can remove com…
Published: December 2019
Three Cheeses You Should Be Cooking with Now
Three Cheeses You Should Be Cooking with Now
If you like Brie, Gruyère, and Parmesan, you’ll love their alternatives.
Published: December 2019
Which Cream Is Best for Whipping?
Which Cream Is Best for Whipping?
Choose carefully, since the type of cream you select can have a big impact on th…
Published: December 2019
Why (and How) You Should Cook With Squid
Why (and How) You Should Cook With Squid
Squeamish about cooking squid? Don’t be. It’s got more to offer than just about …
Published: December 2019
How to Make Cocktail Ice That’s Crystal Clear
How to Make Cocktail Ice That’s Crystal Clear
Learn how to achieve restaurant-quality ice at home.
Published: December 2019
Your Top Bread Baking Questions, Answered
Your Top Bread Baking Questions, Answered
We answer your most common bread questions, from knowing when dough is properly …
Published: December 2019
Roasted Carrots, No Oven Required
Roasted Carrots, No Oven Required
A skillet can color carrots and concentrate their flavor three times faster than…
Published: December 2019
Occasion-Worthy Rice
Occasion-Worthy Rice
Pilaf makes a great side dish, but Uzbekistan’s revered beef-and-carrot-studded …
Published: December 2019
In Defense of Turkey Burgers
In Defense of Turkey Burgers
Think turkey burgers are dry, tough, or bland? Then you haven’t tried these.
Published: December 2019
Slow-Roasted Glazed Pork Chops
Slow-Roasted Glazed Pork Chops
The best way to produce tender, juicy chops with a stay-put glaze is to take it …
Published: December 2019
Palak Dal
Palak Dal
This Indian staple is quick, easy, nourishing, inexpensive, and­—most important—…
Published: December 2019
Québec's Classic Maple Syrup Cake
Québec's Classic Maple Syrup Cake
Pouding chômeur was born of the Great Depression—yet it is decidedly rich.
Published: December 2019
Braised Lion’s Head Meatballs with Cabbage
Braised Lion’s Head Meatballs with Cabbage
Don’t let their ferocious name intimidate you. These giant, savory, tender-yet-s…
Published: December 2019
How to Fry Golden, Ultracrispy Calamari
How to Fry Golden, Ultracrispy Calamari
Squid is inexpensive, requires almost no prep, and cooks in minutes. And with th…
Published: December 2019
Ultracreamy Hummus
Ultracreamy Hummus
The ultrasmooth, tahini-forward version of this spread is fundamental throughout…
Published: December 2019
Bringing Back Pan Pizza
Bringing Back Pan Pizza
Allow us to reacquaint you with your favorite pie: thick, plush, crisp, and extr…
Published: December 2019
What’s New with Supermarket Extra-Virgin Olive Oil?
What’s New with Supermarket Extra-Virgin Olive Oil?
There have been lots of changes in the olive oil world since we last tasted supe…
Published: August 2019
Tasting Brown and Green Lentils
Tasting Brown and Green Lentils
Lentils are the perfect pantry staple: inexpensive, elegant, and packed with nut…
Published: August 2019
A Toaster Oven That Does It All
A Toaster Oven That Does It All
We baked 10 batches of cookies, broiled 100 asparagus spears, roasted 10 chicken…
Published: August 2019
Testing Pepper Mills
Testing Pepper Mills
We were looking for a mill that was easy to fill with peppercorns, had well-mark…
Published: August 2019
Testing Portable Smoke Infusers
Testing Portable Smoke Infusers
Portable smoke infusers promise smoky goodness, fast. Are any worth buying?
Published: August 2019
Testing Cut-Resistant Gloves
Testing Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-resistant gloves promise to protect your hands against injuries. Do they act…
Published: August 2019
Do You Need an Induction Burner?
Do You Need an Induction Burner?
An extra burner may be useful during the holidays, but can it do enough to justi…
Published: August 2019

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