Braised short ribs can be fatty and chewy. We set out to create a reliable recipe that produces tender ribs and flavorful-but not greasy-sauce.
Italian gravy is a hearty tomato sauce cooked with everything from meatballs to pork chops. Our tests helped uncover which meats yielded the best taste, texture, and convenience.
Cooking with Guinness can leave a bad taste in your mouth. For beer flavor minus the bitterness, the secret's in the sauce.
Warm spices and a host of unexpected garnishes lend this regional chili its unique flavor. We wondered if we could recreate this Midwestern dish in our test kitchen.
We wanted to bring this dish to its earthy, robust, warm potential: satisfyingly large chunks of tender meat draped with a velvety sauce brimming with the flavor of good Burgundy wine and studded with caramelized mushrooms and pearl onions.
Long hours at low temperatures have a way of rendering flavors flat. So what's the secret to making full-flavored-and non-greasy-beef chili in the slow cooker?