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Red Wine Risotto with Beans (Paniscia)
Red Wine Risotto with Beans (Paniscia)
Northern Italians put an unexpected spin on risotto for a satisfying one-pot mea…
Published: April 2020
Chopped Carrot Salad with Fennel, Orange, and Hazelnuts
Chopped Carrot Salad with Fennel, Orange, and Hazelnuts
Forget about your grater, your peeler, and any preconceptions of what carrot sal…
Published: January 2018
Coffee Cake with Pecan-Cinnamon Streusel
Coffee Cake with Pecan-Cinnamon Streusel
Could we streamline the process for this breakfast treat and still produce a sof…
Published: January 2018
Ground Beef and Cheese Enchiladas
Ground Beef and Cheese Enchiladas
Say goodbye to the enchiladas you thought you knew. Techniques from both sides o…
Published: January 2018
Thick-Cut Oven Fries
Thick-Cut Oven Fries
Roasted potato planks aren't French fries. To mimic the real deal's delicately c…
Published: January 2018
Thick-Cut Oven Fries for Two
Thick-Cut Oven Fries for Two
Roasted potato planks aren't French fries. To mimic the real deal's delicately c…
Published: January 2018
Chicken Piccata for Two
Chicken Piccata for Two
For a sauce with deep citrus flavor, don't waste any part of the lemon.
Published: January 2018
Chopped Carrot Salad with Mint, Pistachios, and Pomegranate Seeds
Chopped Carrot Salad with Mint, Pistachios, and Pomegranate Seeds
Forget about your grater, your peeler, and any preconceptions of what carrot sal…
Published: October 2017
Chopped Carrot Salad with Celery and Raisins
Chopped Carrot Salad with Celery and Raisins
Forget about your grater, your peeler, and any preconceptions of what carrot sal…
Published: January 2018
Chopped Carrot Salad with Radishes and Sesame Seeds
Chopped Carrot Salad with Radishes and Sesame Seeds
Forget about your grater, your peeler, and any preconceptions of what carrot sal…
Published: January 2018
Gougères
Gougères
Airy, elegant French cheese puffs, known as gougères, deliver toasty flavor with…
Published: January 2018
Gougères with Aged Gouda and Smoked Paprika
Gougères with Aged Gouda and Smoked Paprika
Airy, elegant French cheese puffs, known as gougères, deliver toasty flavor with…
Published: January 2018
Gougères with Manchego and Black Pepper
Gougères with Manchego and Black Pepper
Airy, elegant French cheese puffs, known as gougères, deliver toasty flavor with…
Published: January 2018
Creamy French-Style Scrambled Eggs
Creamy French-Style Scrambled Eggs
For incredibly lush and creamy eggs, the key is to take things slow.
Published: January 2018
Dark Chocolate Chips
Dark Chocolate Chips
With chocolate chips now coming in different shapes, sizes, and even cacao perce…
Published: January 2018
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Chocolate Cream Pie
Chocolate Cream Pie
There’s no better match for our tender, flaky pie crust than a chocolate cream f…
Published: November 2017
Compact Spatulas
Compact Spatulas
The surprisingly versatile utensil that can handle (almost) anything.
Published: January 2018
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Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine can be intimidating. Your corkscrew shouldn’t make it more so.
Published: January 2018
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Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Whether you’ve been handling raw chicken or buttery dough, there’s an easy way t…
Published: January 2018
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Small Cutting Boards
Small Cutting Boards
Compact cutting boards can be easier to handle and clean than their larger count…
Published: January 2018
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Tart Pomegranate Molasses
Tart Pomegranate Molasses
Pomegranate molasses is a pantry staple throughout the eastern portion of the Me…
Published: January 2018
How Seasoning Changes with Serving Temperature
Have you ever noticed that foods served either hot or chilled need to be seasone…
Published: January 2018
The Fastest Way to Dice Avocados for a Crowd
Making a big batch of guacamole? Use this shortcut.
Published: January 2018
How to Prevent Cracks in Pie Crust
Use these two tips to ensure your pie dough edges are entirely fray-free.
Published: January 2018
How to Prevent Pastry Bag Leaks
Here's the best way to prevent the filling from leaking out of the tip as you fi…
Published: January 2018
What Are St. Louis-Style Spareribs?
We explain where they come from and why we prefer them.
Published: January 2018
What To Do with Leftover Lemon Grass
Don't toss those extra leaves! Here's how to use them to make homegrown shoots.
Published: January 2018
Two Ways to Store Ginger
We tested a few popular ginger-storing methods to determine which ones really wo…
Published: January 2018
Why You Should Store Spices in Glass
After a week of being stored in it, our freshly ground five-spice powder melted …
Published: January 2018
Common Types of Salami
Here are some of the distinguishing features of genoa, hard salami, and soppress…
Published: January 2018
Substituting Meyer Lemons
Can Meyer lemons be used in place of standard lemons? We entered the test kitche…
Published: January 2018
Testing High-End Blenders
Testing High-End Blenders
We investigate the new crop of pricey blenders to see what you get—and whether i…
Published: December 2017
Chinese-Style Barbecued Spareribs
Chinese-Style Barbecued Spareribs
Cantonese restaurants employ lengthy marinades and specialty ovens to produce th…
Published: January 2018
Creamy French-Style Scrambled Eggs
Creamy French-Style Scrambled Eggs
For incredibly lush and creamy eggs, the key is to take things slow.
Published: January 2018
Coffee Cake with Pecan-Cinnamon Streusel
Coffee Cake with Pecan-Cinnamon Streusel
Could we streamline the process for this breakfast treat and still produce a sof…
Published: January 2018
Gougères
Gougères
Airy, elegant French cheese puffs, known as gougères, deliver toasty flavor with…
Published: January 2018
Chopped Carrot Salad with Mint, Pistachios, and Pomegranate Seeds
Chopped Carrot Salad with Mint, Pistachios, and Pomegranate Seeds
Forget about your grater, your peeler, and any preconceptions of what carrot sal…
Published: January 2018
Red Wine Risotto with Beans (Paniscia)
Red Wine Risotto with Beans (Paniscia)
Northern Italians put an unexpected spin on risotto for a satisfying one-pot mea…
Published: January 2018
Chicken Piccata
Chicken Piccata
For a sauce with deep citrus flavor, don't waste any part of the lemon.
Published: January 2018
Thick-Cut Oven Fries
Thick-Cut Oven Fries
Roasted potato planks aren't French fries. To mimic the real deal's delicately c…
Published: January 2018
Chinese-Style Barbecued Spareribs
Chinese-Style Barbecued Spareribs
Cantonese restaurants employ lengthy marinades and specialty ovens to produce th…
Published: January 2018
Ground Beef and Cheese Enchiladas
Ground Beef and Cheese Enchiladas
Say goodbye to the enchiladas you thought you knew. Techniques from both sides o…
Published: January 2018
Foolproof All-Butter Dough for Single-Crust Pie
Foolproof All-Butter Dough for Single-Crust Pie
Our ultimate pie dough. It uses all butter, it’s dead easy to roll, and it bakes…
Published: November 2017
Chocolate Cream Pie
There’s no better match for our tender, flaky pie crust than a chocolate cream f…
Published: November 2017
How to Use a Waiter’s Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
How to Use a Waiter’s Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
It’s not hard to use a waiter’s corkscrew—it just takes a little practice. Here’…
Published: December 2017
How to Use a Winged Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
How to Use a Winged Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
Winged corkscrews can remove corks very quickly and with relatively little effor…
Published: December 2017
How to Use a Continuous-Turn Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
How to Use a Continuous-Turn Corkscrew to Open a Bottle of Wine
Continuous-turn corkscrews take almost all the guesswork out of opening a bottle…
Published: December 2017
Testing Small Cutting Boards
Testing Small Cutting Boards
Compact cutting boards can be easier to handle and clean than their larger count…
Published: December 2017
Testing Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Testing Automatic Hand Soap Dispensers
Whether you’ve been handling raw chicken or buttery dough, there’s an easy way t…
Published: December 2017
Testing Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Testing Wine Openers (Twist Corkscrews)
Wine can be intimidating. Your corkscrew shouldn’t make it more so.
Published: December 2017
Testing Compact Spatulas
Testing Compact Spatulas
The surprisingly versatile utensil that can handle (almost) anything.
Published: November 2017
Tasting Canned Chickpeas
Tasting Canned Chickpeas
When it comes to choosing canned chickpeas, the secret’s in the salt.
Published: December 2017
The Best Dark Chocolate Chips
The Best Dark Chocolate Chips
With chocolate chips now coming in different shapes, sizes, and even cacao perce…
Published: December 2017
Testing High-End Blenders
Testing High-End Blenders
We investigate the new crop of pricey blenders to see what you get—and whether i…
Published: December 2017
Creamy French Scrambled Eggs
Creamy French Scrambled Eggs
For incredibly lush and creamy eggs, the key is to take things slow.
Published: December 2017
Rethinking Coffee Cake
Rethinking Coffee Cake
Could we streamline the process for this breakfast treat and still produce a sof…
Published: December 2017
Bringing Back Gougères
Bringing Back Gougères
Airy, elegant French cheese puffs, known as gougères, deliver toasty flavor with…
Published: December 2017
Great—Not Grated—Carrot Salads
Great—Not Grated—Carrot Salads
Forget about your grater, your peeler, and any preconceptions of what carrot sal…
Published: December 2017
Red Wine Risotto with Beans
Red Wine Risotto with Beans
Northern Italians put an unexpected spin on risotto for a satisfying one-pot mea…
Published: December 2017
Next-Level Chicken Piccata
Next-Level Chicken Piccata
For a sauce with deep citrus flavor, don't waste any part of the lemon.
Published: December 2017
Really Good (Oven) Fries
Really Good (Oven) Fries
Roasted potato planks aren't French fries. To mimic the real deal's delicately c…
Published: December 2017
Chinese Barbecued Spareribs
Chinese Barbecued Spareribs
Cantonese restaurants employ lengthy marinades and specialty ovens to produce th…
Published: December 2017
Revamping Ground Beef Enchiladas
Revamping Ground Beef Enchiladas
Say goodbye to the enchiladas you thought you knew. Techniques from both sides o…
Published: December 2017

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