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Key Lime Bars
Key Lime Bars
Our first cracks at transforming Key lime pie into a cookie left us with a thick…
Published: July 2012
Skewers
Skewers
We got grilling with six different sets to find the best of the bunch.
Published: May 2013
Pizza Grilling Kits
Pizza Grilling Kits
KettlePizza kits promise to transform kettle-style charcoal grills into wood-fir…
Published: May 2014
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Canned Diced Tomatoes
Canned Diced Tomatoes
When most brands garner comments like “sour, old, sad,” we just had to ask: Wha…
Published: July 2010
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Midpriced Blenders
Midpriced Blenders
From burnt-out motors to cracked pitchers and smoothies that aren’t smooth, most…
Published: May 2017
Sweetened Condensed Milk
Sweetened Condensed Milk
Although 21st-century Americans have refrigerators and no longer need to rely on…
Published: December 2012
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Ketchup
Ketchup
Is familiar better than newfangled? We tried eight products to find out.
Published: June 2019
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Hamburger Buns
Hamburger Buns
Which burger bun is the best?
Published: October 2015
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American Cheese
American Cheese
Hate to love it or love to hate it? We slice through the stigma surrounding Amer…
Published: June 2015
Peach Crumble
Peach Crumble
Soggy topping and flavorless filling are the norm for this simple dessert. How d…
Published: August 2012
Pasta Salad with Pesto
Pasta Salad with Pesto
At its best, pesto is fresh, green, and full of herbal flavor. Could it stay tha…
Published: March 2011
Grilled Onion Relish with Roquefort and Walnuts
Grilled onions usually cook up blackened outside and raw inside. Is there a bett…
Published: October 2011
Sweet and Sour Grilled Onion Relish with Parsley and Olives
Grilled onions usually cook up blackened outside and raw inside. Is there a bett…
Published: October 2011
Zucchini with Spiced Carrots and Almonds
Zucchini with Spiced Carrots and Almonds
This summertime staple cooks up soggy and bland in the skillet. Could we bail it…
Published: August 2007
Zucchini with Tomatoes and Basil
Zucchini with Tomatoes and Basil
This summertime staple cooks up soggy and bland in the skillet. Could we bail it…
Published: August 2007
Zucchini with Garlic and Lemon
Zucchini with Garlic and Lemon
This summertime staple cooks up soggy and bland in the skillet. Could we bail it…
Published: August 2007
Mojo Sauce
Mojo Sauce
This citrusy Cuban sauce is delicious with pork.
Published: August 2007
Cuban-Style Oven-Roasted Pork
Cuban-Style Oven-Roasted Pork
Garlicky, citrus-infused pork is a natural for the backyard grill. Unfortunately…
Published: August 2007
Cuban-Style Grill-Roasted Pork on a Gas Grill
Garlicky, citrus-infused pork is a natural for the backyard grill. Unfortunately…
Published: August 2007
Cuban-Style Grill-Roasted Pork on a Charcoal Grill
Garlicky, citrus-infused pork is a natural for the backyard grill. Unfortunately…
Published: August 2007
Pizza Margherita
Pizza Margherita
Authentic recipes for this Neapolitan pizza call for an 800-degree oven, two day…
Published: August 2007
Charmoula Sauce for Shrimp Skewers
Charmoula Sauce for Shrimp Skewers
Charmoula is a traditional Moroccan spice blend. This recipe is designed to acc…
Published: August 2007
Spicy Lemon-Garlic Sauce for Shrimp Skewers
Spicy Lemon-Garlic Sauce for Shrimp Skewers
Grilling shrimp in their shells protects the delicate flesh, but seasonings are …
Published: April 2012
Spice-Rubbed Picnic Chicken
Spice-Rubbed Picnic Chicken
How do you give cold picnic chicken great flavor without flabby, sticky skin? As…
Published: August 2007
Triple Citrus Bars
Triple Citrus Bars
Our first cracks at transforming Key lime pie into a cookie left us with a thic…
Published: August 2007
Zucchini with Creamy Peas and Herbs
Zucchini with Creamy Peas and Herbs
This summertime staple cooks up soggy and bland in the skillet. Could we bail it…
Published: August 2007
Well-Done Bacon Cheeseburgers on a Charcoal Grill
Well-Done Bacon Cheeseburgers on a Charcoal Grill
These days, many backyard cooks prefer grilling burgers to medium-well and beyo…
Published: August 2007
Well-Done Bacon Cheeseburgers on a Gas Grill
Well-Done Bacon Cheeseburgers on a Gas Grill
These days, many backyard cooks prefer grilling burgers to medium-well and beyon…
Published: August 2007
Well-Done Hamburgers on a Gas Grill
Well-Done Hamburgers on a Gas Grill
These days, many backyard cooks prefer grilling burgers to medium-well and beyon…
Published: June 2012
Well-Done Hamburgers on a Charcoal Grill
Well-Done Hamburgers on a Charcoal Grill
These days, many backyard cooks prefer grilling burgers to medium-well and beyon…
Published: June 2012
Barbecued Pulled Chicken For Gas Grill with Peach Sauce
Barbecued Pulled Chicken For Gas Grill with Peach Sauce
Most recipes stick with boneless breasts and bottled sauce. How about a barbecue…
Published: August 2007
Barbecued Pulled Chicken For Charcoal Grill with Peach Sauce
Barbecued Pulled Chicken For Charcoal Grill with Peach Sauce
Most recipes stick with boneless breasts and bottled sauce. How about a barbecu…
Published: August 2007
Fresh Tomato Sauce with Feta and Olives for Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Fresh Tomato Sauce with Feta and Olives for Grilled Shrimp Skewers
This recipe is designed to accompany either Charcoal-or Gas- Grilled Shrimp Ske…
Published: August 2007
Gas-Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Gas-Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Grilling shrimp in their shells protects the delicate flesh, but seasonings are …
Published: October 2011
Charcoal-Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Charcoal-Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Grilling shrimp in their shells protects the delicate flesh, but seasonings are …
Published: March 2013
Grilled Onion, Tomato, and Arugula Salad
Grilled onions usually cook up blackened outside and raw inside. Is there a bett…
Published: August 2007
Gas-Grilled Onions
Gas-Grilled Onions
Grilled onions usually cook up blackened outside and raw inside. Is there a bet…
Published: August 2007
Charcoal-Grilled Onions
Charcoal-Grilled Onions
Grilled onions usually cook up blackened outside and raw inside. Is there a bett…
Published: June 2011
German Chocolate Sheet Cake
German Chocolate Sheet Cake
This cake has made it into the dessert hall of fame, but a closer look reveals …
Published: August 2007
Brown Rice Paella
Brown Rice Paella
Paella can be a big hit at restaurants but an unwieldy production at home. Could…
Published: August 2007
Key Limes vs. Persian Limes
What’s the difference in flavor between Key limes and Persian limes?
Published: July 2006
Mango Splitter
Mango Splitter
Removing the flesh from a mango in tidy pieces can challenge even a seasoned pro…
Published: May 2011
Serrated Fruit/Vegetable Peelers
Serrated Fruit/Vegetable Peelers
We really liked these peelers for delicate tomatoes and peaches—and found two br…
Published: March 2013
Chimney Starters
Chimney Starters
If you grill with charcoal, you need a chimney starter. Does it matter which one…
Published: June 2018
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Grill Spatulas
Grill Spatulas
Is there one all-purpose model that’s nimble enough for a grillful of burgers a…
Published: April 2014

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