November/December 2019

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Candied Bacon
Candied Bacon
The goal: equal parts sweet, savory, salty, smoky, and satisfying.
Published: February 2019
Gravlax
Gravlax
Compared with its cousins smoked salmon, lox, and nova, which are all usually br…
Published: March 2017
Black Olive Tapenade
Black Olive Tapenade
After fine-tuning every element in this rich, lusty Provençal spread, we still h…
Published: November 2013
Sushi Rice
Sushi Rice
This recipe results in evenly cooked grains with just the right amount of cling.
Published: August 2019
Cookware Sets
Cookware Sets
Our advice has always been to skip sets and just buy the pans you need. But new …
Published: June 2019
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Sushi Rice
Sushi Rice
We tasted eight versions of this global food staple in search of a product that …
Published: June 2019
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Sparkling Water
Sparkling Water
Our tasters wanted prominent bubbles and a clean, crisp flavor. Which products f…
Published: June 2019
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Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-safe spatulas are gentler on your cookware than metal versions. But are…
Published: June 2019
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Hawthorne Strainers
Hawthorne Strainers
A strainer is an essential part of your cocktail kit. Which model is the finest?
Published: June 2019
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Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet (Quarter-Sheet Pan)
A petite version of this kitchen essential is the perfect size for smaller tasks…
Published: January 2019
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Small Wire Rack
Small Wire Rack
It’s sturdy, tiny, and the perfect match for our favorite small rimmed baking sh…
Published: February 2019
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Small Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Small Rimmed Baking Sheet Lid
Does this plastic cover do a better job than plastic wrap or aluminum foil at ke…
Published: June 2019
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Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Large-volume liquid measuring cups are handy for bigger jobs. Which ones are bes…
Published: June 2019
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Ninja Foodi
Ninja Foodi
Is a multicooker–air fryer hybrid that also steams, bakes, and broils a dream ap…
Published: June 2019
Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhammara)
Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhammara)
Once you experience the sweeter, smokier taste of home-roasted bell peppers—not …
Published: July 2017
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Mixed Herbs
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Mixed Herbs
These spuds come in assorted shapes and sizes. How do you cook them evenly?
Published: October 2019
Spiral-Sliced Ham Glazed with Cider-Vinegar Caramel
Spiral-Sliced Ham Glazed with Cider-Vinegar Caramel
Our ham is moist and juicy—and every bite benefits from the flavors of the glaze…
Published: October 2019
Garlic Confit
Garlic Confit
Silky, nutty-tasting garlic confit is a faster, stovetop alternative to oven-roa…
Published: October 2019
Cookware Sets
Cookware Sets
Our advice has always been to skip sets and just buy the pans you need. But new …
Published: November 2019
Whole Roast Ducks with Cherry Sauce
Whole Roast Ducks with Cherry Sauce
Rich and dark inside and out, duck is—as Julia Child once said—“a bird of a diff…
Published: October 2019
Pastitsio
Pastitsio
A triple-decker composition of tubular pasta, spiced meat sauce, and lush bécham…
Published: October 2019
Creamy White Bean Soup with Herb Oil and Crispy Capers
Creamy White Bean Soup with Herb Oil and Crispy Capers
Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisti…
Published: October 2019
Champagne Cocktail
Champagne Cocktail
Whether you want to splurge or save, here's how to make a cocktail that sparkles…
Published: October 2019
Swiss Chard and Kale Gratin
Swiss Chard and Kale Gratin
For a new holiday side, we gussy up greens with a touch of cream and a crisp top…
Published: October 2019
Caramel-Espresso Yule Log
Caramel-Espresso Yule Log
A fluffy, tender cake that rolls effortlessly around a plush, stay-put filling, …
Published: October 2019
Baci di Dama (Italian Hazelnut Cookies)
Baci di Dama (Italian Hazelnut Cookies)
These Lulliputian Italian hazelnut-chocolate sandwich cookies are utterly charmi…
Published: October 2019
Spiced Fruit and Nut Conserve
Spiced Fruit and Nut Conserve
Conserve makes a cheese plate that much more special. This version features supp…
Published: September 2019
Blistered Shishito Peppers
Blistered Shishito Peppers
Quickly blistered in a hot pan, slender, grassy shishito peppers make for a fast…
Published: September 2019
Goat Cheese Log with Hazelnut-Nigella Dukkah
Goat Cheese Log with Hazelnut-Nigella Dukkah
Nutty, oniony hazelnut-nigella dukkah amplifies creamy, tangy goat cheese in thi…
Published: September 2019
Crema di Limoncello
Crema di Limoncello
The Italian digestif crema di limoncello combines custardy richness with the pun…
Published: September 2019
Caramel-Espresso Yule Log with Meringue Bracket-Style Mushrooms and Chocolate Crumbles
Caramel-Espresso Yule Log with Meringue Bracket-Style Mushrooms and Chocolate Crumbles
A fluffy, tender cake that rolls effortlessly around a plush, stay-put filling, …
Published: September 2019
Caramel-Espresso Yule Log
Caramel-Espresso Yule Log
A fluffy, tender cake that rolls effortlessly around a plush, stay-put filling, …
Published: September 2019
Swiss Chard and Kale Gratin
Swiss Chard and Kale Gratin
For a new holiday side, we gussy up greens with a touch of cream and a crisp top…
Published: September 2019
Garlic Confit Butter
Garlic Confit Butter
Silky, nutty-tasting garlic confit is a faster, stovetop alternative to oven-roa…
Published: September 2019
Garlic and Parmesan Cheese Coins
Garlic and Parmesan Cheese Coins
Work our garlic confit recipe into Parmesan shortbread for a savory, sophisticat…
Published: September 2019
Chicken with 32 Cloves of Garlic
Chicken with 32 Cloves of Garlic
Stir our garlic confit recipe into a pan sauce for a riff on chicken with 40 clo…
Published: September 2019
Garlic Confit
Garlic Confit
Silky, nutty-tasting garlic confit is a faster, stovetop alternative to oven-roa…
Published: September 2019
Baci di Dama (Italian Hazelnut Cookies)
Baci di Dama (Italian Hazelnut Cookies)
These Lilliputian Italian hazelnut-chocolate sandwich cookies are utterly charmi…
Published: September 2019
Creamy White Bean Soup with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil and Quick-Pickled Celery
Creamy White Bean Soup with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil and Quick-Pickled Celery
Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisti…
Published: September 2019
Creamy White Bean Soup with Chorizo Oil and Garlicky Bread Crumbs
Creamy White Bean Soup with Chorizo Oil and Garlicky Bread Crumbs
Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisti…
Published: September 2019
Creamy White Bean Soup with Lemony Yogurt and Crispy Leeks
Creamy White Bean Soup with Lemony Yogurt and Crispy Leeks
Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisti…
Published: September 2019
Creamy White Bean Soup with Herb Oil and Crispy Capers
Creamy White Bean Soup with Herb Oil and Crispy Capers
Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisti…
Published: September 2019
Pastitsio
Pastitsio
A triple-decker composition of tubular pasta, spiced meat sauce, and lush bécham…
Published: September 2019
DIY Bitters Sugar Cubes
DIY Bitters Sugar Cubes
Use any type of bitters to make these sugar cubes that add sweet, bubbly vibranc…
Published: September 2019
Champagne Cocktail
Champagne Cocktail
Whether you want to splurge or save, here's how to make a cocktail that sparkles…
Published: September 2019
Bellini
Bellini
Whether you want to splurge or save, here's how to make a cocktail that sparkles…
Published: September 2019
Mimosa
Mimosa
Whether you want to splurge or save, here's how to make a cocktail that sparkles…
Published: September 2019
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Pecorino and Black Pepper
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Pecorino and Black Pepper
These spuds come in assorted shapes and sizes. How do you cook them evenly?
Published: September 2019
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Parsley, Lemon, and Garlic
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Parsley, Lemon, and Garlic
These spuds come in assorted shapes and sizes. How do you cook them evenly?
Published: September 2019
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Mixed Herbs
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Mixed Herbs
These spuds come in assorted shapes and sizes. How do you cook them evenly?
Published: September 2019
Spiral-Sliced Ham Glazed with Cider-Vinegar Caramel
Spiral-Sliced Ham Glazed with Cider-Vinegar Caramel
Our ham is moist and juicy—and every bite benefits from the flavors of the glaze…
Published: September 2019
Duck Stock
Duck Stock
Richly flavored duck stock enriches homemade soups and gives you a valuable bypr…
Published: September 2019
Whole Roast Duck with Cherry Sauce
Whole Roast Duck with Cherry Sauce
Rich and dark inside and out, duck is—as Julia Child once said—“a bird of a diff…
Published: September 2019
Whole Roast Ducks with Cherry Sauce
Whole Roast Ducks with Cherry Sauce
Rich and dark inside and out, duck is—as Julia Child once said—“a bird of a diff…
Published: September 2019
How to Keep Hot Food Warmer Longer
How to Keep Hot Food Warmer Longer
Here's how to keep your dishes looking and tasting their best for as long as pos…
Published: October 2019
The Fastest, Easiest Way to Peel Garlic
The Fastest, Easiest Way to Peel Garlic
This garlic peeling hack uses only a mason jar and a firm shake.
Published: October 2019
How to Make A Citrus Spiral Garnish for Cocktails
How to Make A Citrus Spiral Garnish for Cocktails
Here’s how to make spirals of citrus zest without a channel knife.
Published: October 2019
Why Mint Tea Isn’t a Good Dried Mint Substitute
Why Mint Tea Isn’t a Good Dried Mint Substitute
While dried mint and mint tea are both “minty,” their flavors are not the same.
Published: October 2019
Keep Mashed Potatoes Warm with Sous Vide
Keep Mashed Potatoes Warm with Sous Vide
Use an immersion circulator to keep your freshly made mashed potatoes (and sweet…
Published: October 2019
How to Carve Duck
How to Carve Duck
Our method ensures results that look company-worthy.
Published: October 2019
How to Use Mexican Chocolate
How to Use Mexican Chocolate
We tested Mexican chocolate in place of our favorite dark chocolate in chocolate…
Published: October 2019
November/December Letter From the Editor: Cruise Night
November/December Letter From the Editor: Cruise Night
Dan reflects on the little things that make the holidays so special.
Published: October 2019
Why Dry Bread and Stale Bread Aren’t the Same Thing
Why Dry Bread and Stale Bread Aren’t the Same Thing
Stale bread and bread dried in the oven are both hard. But don’t be fooled into …
Published: October 2019
Choosing the Best Cookware Set
Choosing the Best Cookware Set
Our advice has always been to skip sets and just buy the pans you need. But new …
Published: June 2019
Finding the Best Sushi Rice
Finding the Best Sushi Rice
We tasted eight versions of this global food staple in search of a product that …
Published: June 2019
Tasting Sparkling Water
Tasting Sparkling Water
Our tasters wanted prominent bubbles and a clean, crisp flavor. Which products f…
Published: June 2019
Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-Safe Spatulas
Nonstick-safe spatulas are gentler on your cookware than metal versions. But are…
Published: June 2019
Testing Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Testing Large Liquid Measuring Cups
Large-volume liquid measuring cups are handy for bigger jobs. Which ones are bes…
Published: June 2019
Testing Hawthorne Strainers
Testing Hawthorne Strainers
A strainer is an essential part of your cocktail kit. Which model is the finest?…
Published: June 2019
Better Than Creamed Spinach
Better Than Creamed Spinach
For a new holiday side, we gussy up greens with a touch of cream and a crisp top…
Published: October 2019
Pastitsio: The Most Impressive Baked Pasta
Pastitsio: The Most Impressive Baked Pasta
A triple-decker composition of tubular pasta, spiced meat sauce, and lush bécham…
Published: October 2019
Why (and How to) Roast Duck
Why (and How to) Roast Duck
Rich and dark inside and out, duck is, as Julia Child once said, “a bird of a di…
Published: October 2019
Why You Should Make Garlic Confit
Why You Should Make Garlic Confit
Silky, nutty-tasting garlic confit is a faster stovetop alternative to oven-roas…
Published: October 2019
Testing the Ninja Foodi
Testing the Ninja Foodi
Is a multicooker–air fryer hybrid that also steams, bakes, and broils a dream ap…
Published: June 2019
It's Time for a Yule Log Revival
It's Time for a Yule Log Revival
A fluffy, tender cake that rolls effortlessly around a plush, stay-put filling, …
Published: October 2019
Spiral-Sliced Ham Done Right
Spiral-Sliced Ham Done Right
Our spiral ham is moist and juicy—and every bite benefits from the flavors of th…
Published: October 2019
Elegance from a Can: Creamy White Bean Soup
Elegance from a Can: Creamy White Bean Soup
Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisti…
Published: October 2019
Baci di Dama: The World’s Cutest Cookies
Baci di Dama: The World’s Cutest Cookies
These Lilliputian Italian hazelnut-chocolate sandwich cookies are utterly charmi…
Published: October 2019
How to Make the Best Sparkling Cocktails
How to Make the Best Sparkling Cocktails
Here’s how to make champagne cocktails, mimosas, and bellinis that sparkle.
Published: October 2019
How to Cook Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
How to Cook Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
These spuds come in assorted shapes and sizes. How do you cook them evenly?
Published: October 2019

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