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Anchovies
Published: September 2016
Anchovies
Even if you’d never put anchovies on a pizza or a salad, a tin of these little f…
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Soy Sauce
Published: September 2016
Soy Sauce
Savory, fragrant, umami-rich soy sauce is a staple in American kitchens. But ch…
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Classic Sourdough Bread (Pain au Levain)
Published: September 2016
Classic Sourdough Bread (Pain au Levain)
For a classic sourdough bread recipe, we used a mixture of bread flour and whole…
Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Kebabs for Two
Published: September 2016
Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Kebabs for Two
Can shrimp and vegetables ever achieve perfection on a single skewer?
Cuban-Style Sandwiches (Cubano) with Smoked Pork Loin
Published: September 2016
Cuban-Style Sandwiches (Cubano) with Smoked Pork Loin
The history of this sandwich is a little murky, but one story suggests that it s…
Pepper-Cinnamon Salt
Published: September 2016
Pepper-Cinnamon Salt
While a sprinkling of salt is a great flavor enhancer, we sometimes want to fini…
Cumin-Sesame Salt
Published: September 2016
Cumin-Sesame Salt
While a sprinkling of salt is a great flavor enhancer, we sometimes want to fini…
Moroccan-Style Turkey Meatballs
Published: September 2016
Moroccan-Style Turkey Meatballs
Turkey meatballs have a justifiably bad reputation. But if you boost the flavors…
Asian-Style Turkey Meatballs
Published: September 2016
Asian-Style Turkey Meatballs
Turkey meatballs have a justifiably bad reputation. But if you boost the flavors…
Scallion Pancakes with Dipping Sauce
Published: September 2016
Scallion Pancakes with Dipping Sauce
We made batch after gummy batch of this Chinese restaurant staple until we disco…
Broiled Broccoli Rabe
Published: September 2016
Broiled Broccoli Rabe
The tricks to taming this notoriously bitter green? How you cut it and how you c…
Chicken Mole Poblano
Published: September 2016
Chicken Mole Poblano
Mexico’s iconic sauce is rich and complex—and requires dozens of ingredients and…
Almond Butter
Published: September 2016
Almond Butter
Almond butter makes a great alternative to everyday peanut butter, and making y…
Food Dehydrators
Published: September 2016
Food Dehydrators
To find the best dehydrator, we purchased five models and set them to work creat…
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Electric Kettles
Published: September 2016
Electric Kettles
Electric kettles are handy for making tea or coffee and for any cooking task tha…
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Slotted Spoons
Published: September 2016
Slotted Spoons
We rounded up eight dishwasher-safe nylon, silicone, and stainless-steel spoons,…
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Gourd Tools
Published: September 2016
Gourd Tools
We tested three tools, rating them on their ability to scoop, de-string, and cut…
Food Mills
Published: July 2016
Food Mills
We wanted to know which food mill was the most stable, efficient, and easy to us…
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Serrated Knives
Published: July 2016
Serrated Knives
Why are some knives a pain and others a pleasure? Everything counts, from the nu…
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Published: September 2016
Porterhouse Steaks: Why Bigger Isn't Always Better
Beware: The steak that looks the most luscious might end up wasting your money…
Perfect Boiled Corn
Published: July 2016
Perfect Boiled Corn
The best way to guarantee perfectly crisp, juicy kernels? Not boiling the corn a…
A New Way to Cook Broccoli Rabe
Published: July 2016
A New Way to Cook Broccoli Rabe
The tricks to taming this notoriously bitter green? How you cut it and how you c…
Chicken Mole Poblano
Published: July 2016
Chicken Mole Poblano
Mexico’s iconic sauce is rich and complex—and requires dozens of ingredients and…
Shrimp and Vegetable Kebabs
Published: July 2016
Shrimp and Vegetable Kebabs
Can shrimp and vegetables ever achieve perfection on a single skewer?
Classic Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
Published: July 2016
Classic Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
Knowingly or not, most folks use the cookie recipe from the Quaker canister. We …
How to Make Scallion Pancakes
Published: July 2016
How to Make Scallion Pancakes
We made batch after gummy batch of this Chinese restaurant staple until we disco…
Perfecting Cheese Lasagna
Published: July 2016
Perfecting Cheese Lasagna
Without meat or vegetables, cheese lasagna can be dull to eat. For a great versi…
Two-Hour Smoked Pork Roast
Published: July 2016
Two-Hour Smoked Pork Roast
Classic barbecue recipes take most of a day. We wanted a smoky, company-worthy p…
Brewing a Better Soy Sauce
Published: July 2016
Brewing a Better Soy Sauce
Savory, fragrant, umami-rich soy sauce is a staple in American kitchens. But cho…
Sourdough Start-Up
Published: July 2016
Sourdough Start-Up
Making a starter requires time but very little effort. And once it’s established…
Rescuing Turkey Meatballs
Published: July 2016
Rescuing Turkey Meatballs
Turkey meatballs have a justifiably bad reputation. But if you boost the flavors…
Testing Food Dehydrators
Published: July 2016
Testing Food Dehydrators
To find the best dehydrator, we purchased five models and set them to work creat…
Testing Electric Kettles
Published: July 2016
Testing Electric Kettles
Electric kettles are handy for making tea or coffee and for any cooking task tha…
Testing Slotted Spoons
Published: July 2016
Testing Slotted Spoons
We rounded up eight dishwasher-safe nylon, silicone, and stainless-steel spoons,…
Testing Food Mills
Published: July 2016
Testing Food Mills
We wanted to know which food mill was the most stable, efficient, and easy to us…
The Secrets of Serrated Knives
Published: July 2016
The Secrets of Serrated Knives
Why are some knives a pain and others a pleasure? Everything counts, from the nu…

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