Double bake the potato shells, choose the right dairy for the filling, and finish under the broiler to make this common side dish even better.
Our goal was simple: Rescue two favorite fancy vegetable dishes—twice-baked potatoes and stuffed bell peppers—from the clutches of cafeterias, bad steakhouses, and frozen food manufacturers.
We discovered a technique for producing soft, tender peppers that are still firm enough to hold simple but flavorful fillings.
Pepper mills come in a vast range of styles and materials, but what really matters to us and other serious home cooks is performance.
Once a peppercorn is cracked, its volatile components begin to disperse, resulting in loss of flavor. The good news is that whole peppercorns are often less expensive than ground.
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