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Apple Crumble
Published: July 2019
Apple Crumble
A rustic dessert such as crumble should show off the fruit's tangy freshness—not…
Green Chili with Pork (Chile Verde Con Cerdo)
Published: July 2019
Green Chili with Pork (Chile Verde Con Cerdo)
Our new-school approach to making stew brings every element of this tangy, fragr…
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cóctel de Camarón)
Published: July 2019
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cóctel de Camarón)
Cóctel de camarón is more flavorful—and more fun—than the American classic.
Braised Eggplant with Soy, Garlic, and Ginger
Published: July 2019
Braised Eggplant with Soy, Garlic, and Ginger
For most types of produce, a few basic cooking methods immediately spring to min…
Shaking Beef (Bo Luc Lac)
Published: July 2019
Shaking Beef (Bo Luc Lac)
This Vietnamese beef and watercress dish is made like a stir-fry and looks like …
Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil and Wine (Patatas Panaderas)
Published: July 2019
Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil and Wine (Patatas Panaderas)
Lush, tender patatas panaderas deserve to be better known outside their homeland…
Japanese Fried Chicken Thighs (Karaage)
Published: July 2019
Japanese Fried Chicken Thighs (Karaage)
Juicy, deeply seasoned thigh meat encased in a supercrispy crust makes Japanese …
Spanish Grilled Pork Kebabs (Pinchos Morunos)
Published: July 2019
Spanish Grilled Pork Kebabs (Pinchos Morunos)
A union of spices and char flavors pinchos morunos. But for juicy meat, separati…
Vietnamese Summer Rolls (Goi Cuon)
Published: July 2019
Vietnamese Summer Rolls (Goi Cuon)
The best summer roll is a fresh summer roll, and the freshest summer roll is one…
Italian Flatbreads (Piadine)
Published: July 2019
Italian Flatbreads (Piadine)
Meet piadine: the rustic, tender-chewy rounds that you can make without yeast, l…
Japanese Fried Chicken Thighs (Karaage) for Two
Published: July 2019
Japanese Fried Chicken Thighs (Karaage) for Two
Juicy, deeply seasoned thigh meat encased in a supercrispy crust makes Japanese …
Vietnamese Red Rice (Com Do)
Published: July 2019
Vietnamese Red Rice (Com Do)
This umami-rich rice dish with tomato paste, soy sauce, and butter pairs perfect…
Shaking Beef (Bo Luc Lac) for Two
Published: July 2019
Shaking Beef (Bo Luc Lac) for Two
This Vietnamese beef and watercress dish is made like a stir-fry and looks like …
Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)
Published: July 2019
Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham)
Nuoc cham—a salty-sour-sweet combination of fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar th…
Braised Eggplant with Paprika, Coriander, and Yogurt
Published: July 2019
Braised Eggplant with Paprika, Coriander, and Yogurt
For most types of produce, a few basic cooking methods immediately spring to min…
Braised Eggplant with Pomegranate and Tahini
Published: July 2019
Braised Eggplant with Pomegranate and Tahini
For most types of produce, a few basic cooking methods immediately spring to min…
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cóctel de Camarón) for Two
Published: July 2019
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cóctel de Camarón) for Two
Cóctel de camarón is more flavorful—and more fun—than the American classic.
Pickled Watermelon Rind
Published: July 2019
Pickled Watermelon Rind
After cutting up watermelon, don't throw away that rind—pickle it instead.
Muddlers
Published: July 2019
Muddlers
Want to make the best mojito? You need a good muddler.
Buy the Winner
Instant Pot Ace Blender
Published: February 2019
Instant Pot Ace Blender
Is cooking in your blender finally a reality?
Honing Rods
Published: April 2019
Honing Rods
It's supposed to keep your knife sharp, but does it work?
Fontina
Published: July 2019
Fontina
We tasted eight cheeses, from authentic Fontina Val d'Aosta to the many versions…
Soba Noodles
Published: April 2019
Soba Noodles
These delicate buckwheat strands are one of Japan's most popular foods. We taste…
Finex Cast Iron Skillet
Published: July 2019
Finex Cast Iron Skillet
The handsome Finex skillet promises versatility, good release, and a stay-cool h…
Stovetop Griddles
Published: July 2019
Stovetop Griddles
Making brunch is a cinch with a stovetop griddle. Which model is best?
Braised Eggplant with Soy, Garlic, and Ginger
Published: July 2019
Braised Eggplant with Soy, Garlic, and Ginger
For most types of produce, a few basic cooking methods immediately spring to min…
Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil and Wine (Patatas Panaderas)
Published: July 2019
Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil and Wine (Patatas Panaderas)
Lush, tender patatas panaderas deserve to be better known outside their homeland…
Shaking Beef (Bò Lúc Lac)
Published: July 2019
Shaking Beef (Bò Lúc Lac)
This Vietnamese beef and watercress dish is made like a stir-fry and looks like …
Vietnamese Summer Rolls (Goi Cuon)
Published: July 2019
Vietnamese Summer Rolls (Goi Cuon)
The best summer roll is a fresh summer roll, and the freshest summer roll is one…
Green Chili with Pork (Chile Verde Con Cerdo)
Published: July 2019
Green Chili with Pork (Chile Verde Con Cerdo)
Our new-school approach to making stew brings every element of this tangy, fragr…
Spanish Grilled Pork Kebabs (Pinchos Morunos)
Published: July 2019
Spanish Grilled Pork Kebabs (Pinchos Morunos)
A union of spices and char flavors pinchos morunos. But for juicy meat, separati…
Apple Crumble
Published: July 2019
Apple Crumble
A rustic dessert such as crumble should show off the fruit's tangy freshness—not…
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cóctel de Camarón)
Published: July 2019
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Cóctel de Camarón)
Cóctel de camarón is more flavorful—and more fun—than the American classic.
Honing Rods
Published: July 2019
Honing Rods
It's supposed to keep your knife sharp, but does it work?
Japanese Fried Chicken (Karaage)
Published: July 2019
Japanese Fried Chicken (Karaage)
Juicy, deeply seasoned thigh meat encased in a supercrispy crust makes Japanese …
Italian Flatbreads (Piadine)
Published: July 2019
Italian Flatbreads (Piadine)
Meet piadine: the rustic, tender-chewy rounds that you can make without yeast, l…
Published: July 2019
Taming the Heat on Your Electric Stovetop
Controlling the heat on an electric stove can be challenging and tough to manage…
Keeping Color in Colorful Cauliflower
Published: July 2019
Keeping Color in Colorful Cauliflower
Colorful cauliflower can brighten a side dish—but only if it keeps its color dur…
Understanding Modified Atmosphere Packaging
Published: July 2019
Understanding Modified Atmosphere Packaging
Have you ever wondered how some produce and meat last so long on the shelf? Modi…
Fennel Pollen: What It Is & How to Use It
Published: July 2019
Fennel Pollen: What It Is & How to Use It
Is the hype worth the price tag?
The Best Way to Roll Dough into a Circle (Not an Amoeba)
Published: July 2019
The Best Way to Roll Dough into a Circle (Not an Amoeba)
Shift the position of the dough, not the rolling pin.
How to Hydrate Rice Paper Wrappers for Spring Rolls
Published: July 2019
How to Hydrate Rice Paper Wrappers for Spring Rolls
The best way to make these delicate wrappers ready to roll.
Published: July 2019
Cooking with Sake
Does it matter how much you spend or which type you choose?
How to Cook with Dried Mushrooms
Published: July 2019
How to Cook with Dried Mushrooms
Enjoy fancy fungi and save money at the same time.
Maggi Seasoning: What It Is & How to Use It
Published: July 2019
Maggi Seasoning: What It Is & How to Use It
With nine different formulations made worldwide, this umami seasoning adds a lay…
Safety Tips for Handling Raw Chicken
Published: July 2019
Safety Tips for Handling Raw Chicken
Don't even think about rinsing raw chicken. Learn how to prep it safely and disi…
September/October Letter From the Editor: Frank and the Fire Truck
Published: July 2019
September/October Letter From the Editor: Frank and the Fire Truck
Dan reflects on a childhood memory that reminded him that you don't always need …
4 Cured Hams from Spain and Italy You Should Know
Published: July 2019
4 Cured Hams from Spain and Italy You Should Know
In the world of imported cured hams, prosciutto may be top of mind, but speck, s…
Microwave Cooking: When to Use the Power Levels
Published: July 2019
Microwave Cooking: When to Use the Power Levels
We know that turning down the dial in a conventional oven simply lowers the temp…
Testing Stovetop Griddles
Published: July 2019
Testing Stovetop Griddles
Stovetop griddles make brunch a cinch. Which model is best?
Do You Need a Honing Rod?
Published: July 2019
Do You Need a Honing Rod?
It’s supposed to keep your knife sharp, but does it work?
Testing Muddlers
Published: July 2019
Testing Muddlers
Want to make the best mojito? You need a good muddler.
Tasting Fontina Cheese
Published: July 2019
Tasting Fontina Cheese
We tasted eight cheeses, from authentic Fontina Val d’Aosta to the many versions…
Testing Handheld Vacuum Sealers
Published: July 2019
Testing Handheld Vacuum Sealers
The models we tested all worked, but only one was both comfortable to use and ke…
Should You Spend $275 on a Cast-Iron Skillet?
Published: July 2019
Should You Spend $275 on a Cast-Iron Skillet?
The handsome Finex skillet promises versatility, good release, and a stay-cool h…
Tasting Dried Soba Noodles
Published: July 2019
Tasting Dried Soba Noodles
These delicate buckwheat strands are one of Japan’s most popular foods. We taste…
Vietnamese Summer Rolls
Published: July 2019
Vietnamese Summer Rolls
The best summer roll is a fresh summer roll, and the freshest summer roll is one…
What to Do with Eggplant
Published: July 2019
What to Do with Eggplant
For most types of produce, a few basic cooking methods immediately spring to min…
Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil
Published: July 2019
Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil
Lush, tender patatas panaderas deserve to be better known outside their homeland…
Shaking Beef
Published: July 2019
Shaking Beef
This Vietnamese beef and watercress dish is made like a stir-fry and looks like …
Quick and Easy Italian Flatbreads
Published: July 2019
Quick and Easy Italian Flatbreads
Meet piadine: the rustic, tender-chewy rounds that you can make without yeast, l…
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Published: July 2019
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Cóctel de camarón is more flavorful—and more fun—than the American classic.
The Easiest Fried Chicken
Published: July 2019
The Easiest Fried Chicken
Juicy, deeply seasoned thigh meat encased in a supercrispy crust makes Japanese …
Spanish Pork Kebabs
Published: July 2019
Spanish Pork Kebabs
A union of spices and char flavors pinchos morunos. But for juicy meat, separati…
Pork Chile Verde
Published: July 2019
Pork Chile Verde
Our new-school approach to making stew brings every element of this tangy, fragr…
Apple Lover’s Apple Crumble
Published: July 2019
Apple Lover’s Apple Crumble
A rustic dessert such as crumble should show off the fruit’s tangy freshness—not…
Testing the Instant Pot Blender
Published: February 2019
Testing the Instant Pot Blender
Is cooking in your blender finally a reality?

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