January/February 2009

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Published: January 2009
Boneless Short Ribs
We describe what to look for and what to avoid when you’re choosing boneless sho…
Preparing and Dicing Squash
Published: January 2009
Preparing and Dicing Squash
Here is the best way to prep butternut squash and turn this odd-shaped gourd int…
Disposing of Used Oil
Published: January 2009
Disposing of Used Oil
Deep-fried foods are a real treat, but cleaning up after frying is not. Here’s a…
Getting to Know Your Broiler
Published: January 2009
Getting to Know Your Broiler
When it comes to indoor cooking, nothing adds a good, smoky char to food like a …
Testing for Seasoning in a Raw-Meat Mixture
Published: January 2009
Testing for Seasoning in a Raw-Meat Mixture
Getting the seasoning level just right is essential for success when you’re maki…
Developing our Tandoori Chicken Recipe
Published: January 2009
Developing our Tandoori Chicken Recipe
We take a trip around Boston’s local Indian restaurants to see how this popular …
Electric Griddles
Published: January 2009
Electric Griddles
A great griddle should heat up quickly, clean up easily, and have plenty of cook…
Published: January 2009
Quick and Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup
Why should any modern cook spend all day eking out flavorful stock from mere scr…
Breaded Pork Cutlets (Pork Schnitzel)
Published: January 2009
Breaded Pork Cutlets (Pork Schnitzel)
The hallmark of weiner schnitzel is its light, puffy bread-crumb coating. So why…
Braised Beef Short Ribs
Published: January 2009
Braised Beef Short Ribs
Rich, fork-tender short ribs usually need an overnight rest to get rid of the gr…
Braised Winter Greens
Published: January 2009
Braised Winter Greens
We wanted a one-pot approach to turning meaty greens like kale and collards tend…
Swedish Meatballs
Published: January 2009
Swedish Meatballs
Meatballs have to be Sweden’s national dish for a reason. What’s the secret to m…
Tandoori Chicken
Published: January 2009
Tandoori Chicken
We weren’t going to let a 24-hour marinade or the lack of a 900-degree oven keep…
Pasta with Butternut Squash and Sage
Published: January 2009
Pasta with Butternut Squash and Sage
The blandness of butternut squash usually gets camouflaged inside ravioli. Our g…
Published: January 2009
French Toast
For French toast that’s crisp on the outside and soft and not soggy on the insid…
Why Preheat the Pan Slowly for Omelets
Published: January 2009
Why Preheat the Pan Slowly for Omelets
Heating your pan to the right temperature is crucial for perfect omelet-making s…
Developing Our Omelet-Folding Technique
Published: January 2009
Developing Our Omelet-Folding Technique
One of the trickiest parts to making a great French omelet is shaping it. We sho…
Perfect French Omelets
Published: January 2009
Perfect French Omelets
Could we defy 100 years of culinary tradition and create a foolproof French omel…
Chewy Chocolate Cookies
Published: January 2009
Chewy Chocolate Cookies
Death-by-chocolate cookies usually claim texture as their first victim, but ours…
Traditional Skillets
Published: January 2009
Traditional Skillets
A 12-inch skillet should last a lifetime and cook almost anything. But does qual…

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