11 Kitchen-Tested Ingredients

Basmati Rice
From the EpisodeChicken and Biscuits
Published: September 2018
Basmati Rice
From its extra-long, slender grains to its distinctive nutty flavor and popcorn-…
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White Miso Paste
Published: September 2018
White Miso Paste
Which fermented soybean paste strikes the right balance between salty, sweet, an…
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Dark Chocolate Chips
Published: January 2018
Dark Chocolate Chips
With chocolate chips now coming in different shapes, sizes, and even cacao perce…
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Fresh Mozzarella
From the EpisodeSummer Picnic Party
Published: July 2018
Fresh Mozzarella
What makes the best fresh mozzarella? It's all about balance.
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Unsalted Butter
From the EpisodeUpdated Italian
Published: November 2018
Unsalted Butter
For everyday cooking and baking, which unsalted butter is best? We tested seven …
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Turkey Bacon
From the EpisodeBetter Breakfast
Published: March 2018
Turkey Bacon
What exactly is it? And can it compete with traditional pork bacon?
Canned Chickpeas
From the EpisodeMiddle Eastern Dinner
Published: January 2018
Canned Chickpeas
When it comes to choosing canned chickpeas, the secret’s in the salt.
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Pecorino Romano Cheese
From the EpisodeA Taste of Brazil
Published: March 2018
Pecorino Romano Cheese
Is Pecorino Romano from Italy worth seeking out, or can domestic options do the …
Ground Turmeric
Published: May 2018
Ground Turmeric
The popularity of this ancient spice has recently skyrocketed. For the most vibr…
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Crunchy Peanut Butter
From the EpisodeBrunch Favorites
Published: November 2018
Crunchy Peanut Butter
Ever wonder how many peanut pieces are actually in a jar of crunchy peanut butte…
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Cocoa Powder
From the EpisodeChocolate Delights
Published: May 2018
Cocoa Powder
The big debate in cocoa powder has always been Dutch-processed versus natural. I…
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