Slicing the sweet potatoes very thin allows them to cook very quickly. Add a salad and good bread to make a fast, easy supper.
It’s not gumbo without roux. Roux is fatty by definition. So how do you cut the fat without cutting the roux?
Leftover crown roast gave our Tuscan white bean soup heft and substance—but it took too long to cook for a weeknight dinner.
This long-cooking Southern stew seemed a natural for the slow cooker. Instead, we got an alarming mush. The right timing—and a trick—helped us fix it.
Elizabeth Taylor had 10 quarts shipped to her in Rome when she was filming "Cleopatra" there. Enough said.
Thick, chunky chowder has always been a humble food made with whatever is around. Looking through recipes, we found none delivered everything we sought in ours: velvety texture, unambiguous corn flavor, plentiful, plump kernels, and delicacy.