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Roasting Temp and Resting Time
Roasting Temp and Resting Time
Whether it is a pork tenderloin or a large beef roast, we always let meat rest a…
Published: March 2016
Lighten Up (Your Cake Pans)
Do you have to buy a set of light pans just for cakes? Not necessarily.
Published: January 2016
Season Your Salad, Not Just the Dressing
Even though most salad dressing and vinaigrette recipes contain a measured amoun…
Published: January 2016
The Best Way to Salt Chicken Breasts
In the past we’ve advised working your fingers between the skin and flesh to app…
Published: January 2016
A Tidy Way to Avoid Skin on Custards
A thin, dry “skin” forms on the surface of puddings because as the mixture is he…
Published: January 2016
Avoid Old Eggs When Hard-Cooking
Conventional wisdom holds that when making hard-cooked eggs, you should choose o…
Published: January 2016
Squeaky Clean Leeks
The best way to prep leeks for cooking.
Published: January 2016
Seeking Out Authentic Basmati
Supermarket shelves teem with a multitude of boxes, bags, and burlap sacks label…
Published: January 2016
Jerusalem Artichokes: Another Tasty Tuber
Jerusalem artichokes are neither from Jerusalem nor are they artichokes. So, wha…
Published: January 2016
Tips for Buying Brisket
Butchers typically sell two types of brisket: flat cut and point cut. What's the…
Published: March 2016
Don't Snap Asparagus; Peel It
What's the best way to prepare asparagus spears for cooking?
Published: January 2016
Fresh Curry Leaves
While sometimes used in curries, curry leaves are unrelated to and only rarely f…
Published: January 2016

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