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Published: August 2006
Skinning Salmon
Use this technique to easily remove the skin from salmon. 
Pickles
Published: August 2006
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Pickles
Is there a flavor difference between fresh pickles sold in the refrigerator case…
Buy the Winner
Published: August 2006
Prune Cake
Don't like prunes? You'll still love this cake.
Published: August 2006
Sweet and Saucy Gas-Grilled Salmon with Spicy Apple Glaze
Salmon grilled directly on a cedar plank is a Northwest favorite. But can you en…
Published: August 2006
Sweet and Saucy Gas-Grilled Salmon with Orange-Sesame Glaze
You shouldn't have to choose between a flavorful glaze and the smoky flavor of t…
Sweet and Saucy Gas-Grilled Salmon with Lime-Jalapeno Glaze
Published: August 2006
Sweet and Saucy Gas-Grilled Salmon with Lime-Jalapeno Glaze
You shouldn't have to choose between a flavorful glaze and the smoky flavor of t…
Baked Alaska
Published: August 2006
Baked Alaska
At first glance, this cake may look like a giant snowball, but tap under that th…
Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad
Published: August 2006
Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad
A cool salad made with crisp cucumbers is a quick, refreshing companion to any g…
Published: August 2006
Sweet and Saucy Charcoal-Grilled Salmon with Spicy Apple Glaze
You shouldn't have to choose between a flavorful glaze and the smoky flavor of t…
Published: August 2006
Sweet and Saucy Charcoal-Grilled Salmon with Orange-Sesame Glaze
Glazed and grilled salmon is usually a recipe for broken fish and sticky char on…
Sweet and Saucy Charcoal-Grilled Salmon with Lime-Jalapeno Glaze
Published: August 2006
Sweet and Saucy Charcoal-Grilled Salmon with Lime-Jalapeno Glaze
Salmon is perfect for glazing and for grilling, but try to do both things at onc…
Grilled Potato Salad
Published: August 2006
Grilled Potato Salad
Smoky grilled potatoes dressed in a highly seasoned vinaigrette are a relative n…
From-The-Freezer Stuffed Peppers with White Beans
Published: August 2006
From-The-Freezer Stuffed Peppers with White Beans
Stuffed peppers are often soggy and tasteless, and freezing them only makes matt…
From-The-Freezer Stuffed Peppers
Published: August 2006
From-The-Freezer Stuffed Peppers
Stuffed peppers are often soggy and tasteless, and freezing them only makes matt…
Firecracker Chicken Salad
Published: August 2006
Firecracker Chicken Salad
We set out to perfect a single Firecracker Chicken sauce that could be used thre…
Firecracker Chicken
Published: August 2006
Firecracker Chicken
We set out to perfect a single Firecracker Chicken sauce that could be used thre…
Skirt Steak Fajitas on a Gas Grill
Published: August 2006
Skirt Steak Fajitas on a Gas Grill
The success of restaurant fajitas is partly due to the rich beefy flavor of skir…
Skirt Steak Fajitas on a Charcoal Grill
Published: August 2006
Skirt Steak Fajitas on a Charcoal Grill
The success of restaurant fajitas is partly due to the rich beefy flavor of skir…
Published: August 2006
Fresh Corn with Sausage and Sage
Fresh, sweet corn is a summer staple. Light cooking and creative flavors make it…
Published: August 2006
Spicy Creamed Corn with Bacon and Scallions
Fresh, sweet corn is a summer staple. Light cooking and creative flavors make it…
Published: August 2006
Smoky Southwestern Corn
Fresh, sweet corn is a summer staple. Light cooking and creative flavors make it…
Garden Fresh Corn
Published: August 2006
Garden Fresh Corn
Fresh, sweet corn is a summer staple. Light cooking and creative flavors make it…
Pasta with Chicken Cacciatore Sauce
Published: August 2006
Pasta with Chicken Cacciatore Sauce
We wanted all the flavor of Chicken Cacciatore, but only a fraction of the work.…
Sauteed Fish Fillets with Fresh Italian Bread Crumbs
Published: August 2006
Sauteed Fish Fillets with Fresh Italian Bread Crumbs
Add crunch and flavor to these fish filets with homemade bread crumbs.
Grilled Sage Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry-Apple Relish
Published: August 2006
Grilled Sage Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry-Apple Relish
Combine late summer, early fall flavors in this delicious and easy dinner.
California Chicken Burritos
Published: August 2006
California Chicken Burritos
Why head to your local taqueria when you can make your own homemade burritos in …
Sizzling Garlic Shrimp
Published: August 2006
Sizzling Garlic Shrimp
Our recipe makes this restaurant favorite accessible to anyone, any night of the…
Grilled Chicken with Sesame Noodles
Published: August 2006
Grilled Chicken with Sesame Noodles
Asian flavors liven up a basic chicken-and-pasta combination in this 30-minute s…
Grilled Beef Kebabs with Greek Salad
Published: August 2006
Grilled Beef Kebabs with Greek Salad
The combination of smoky, grilled beef and a fresh, crisp salad is perfect for l…
Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Parsley-Olive Salsa
Published: August 2006
Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Parsley-Olive Salsa
With minimal ingredients and fuss, pan-seared pork chops get dressed up with a u…
Published: August 2006
Meaty BBQ Macaroni Salad
Pasta salad takes a road trip to the barbecue belt to create this smoky, spicy s…
BBQ Macaroni Salad
Published: August 2006
BBQ Macaroni Salad
Pasta salad takes a road trip to the barbecue belt to create this smoky, spicy s…
Grill-Roasted Turkey Breast for Gas Grill
Published: August 2006
Grill-Roasted Turkey Breast for Gas Grill
It's easy for bone-in, skin-on turkey breast to end up dry, bland, and with sogg…
Grill-Roasted Turkey Breast for Charcoal Grill
Published: August 2006
Grill-Roasted Turkey Breast for Charcoal Grill
It's easy for bone-in, skin-on turkey breast to end up dry, bland, and with sogg…
Peach Squares
Published: August 2006
Peach Squares
A peach square should be packed with peach flavor and be sturdy enough so that i…
Apple-Cinnamon Syrup
Published: August 2006
Apple-Cinnamon Syrup
Maple syrup is the usual accompaniment to pancakes and waffles, but can you dres…
Blueberry Hill Syrup
Published: August 2006
Blueberry Hill Syrup
Maple syrup is the usual accompaniment to pancakes and waffles, but can you dres…
Butter Pecan Syrup
Published: August 2006
Butter Pecan Syrup
Maple syrup is the usual accompaniment to pancakes and waffles, but can you dres…
Light and Crispy Belgian Waffles
Published: August 2006
Light and Crispy Belgian Waffles
Waffle irons trap steam from the batter and increase the likelihood of sogginess…
Light and Crispy Waffles
Published: August 2006
Light and Crispy Waffles
Waffle irons trap steam from the batter and increase the likelihood of sogginess…
Creamy Buttermilk Coleslaw
Published: August 2006
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Creamy Buttermilk Coleslaw
Buttermilk gives coleslaw a great tang, but it makes a thin sauce. How can you k…
Lexington-Style Pulled Pork For Gas Grill
Published: August 2006
Lexington-Style Pulled Pork For Gas Grill
Lexington-style barbecue requires hours and hours of grilling. We found the way …
Lexington-Style Pulled Pork For Charcoal Grill
Published: August 2006
Lexington-Style Pulled Pork For Charcoal Grill
Lexington-style barbecue requires hours and hours of grilling. We found the way …
Slow-Cooked Smothered Pork Chops
Published: August 2006
Slow-Cooked Smothered Pork Chops
We successfully recreated a favorite slow-cooker dish into something that is bet…
Blueberry Boy Bait
Published: August 2006
Blueberry Boy Bait
This coffee cake with the odd name-so called because the girl who created it for…
Big and Chewy Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Published: August 2006
Big and Chewy Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Big and chewy bakery chocolate chip cookies taste so good-but they also pack mor…
Raspberry Chiffon Pie
Published: August 2006
Raspberry Chiffon Pie
A chiffon pie is pretty, but it often tastes more like sweet foam than fruit. Ou…
Pat-in-the-Pan Pie Dough
Published: August 2006
Pat-in-the-Pan Pie Dough
When it comes to frustration, few kitchen tasks can rival that of making pie dou…
Pineapple-Avocado Salsa
Published: August 2006
Pineapple-Avocado Salsa
This spicy, fruity salsa heats up the competition. This inventive salsa is not o…
Toasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa
Published: August 2006
Toasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa
This spicy, fruity salsa heats up the competition. If you can't find queso fresc…
Spanish Sunshine Salsa
Published: August 2006
Spanish Sunshine Salsa
This spicy, fruity salsa heats up the competition. It's important to remove the …
Grilled Salsa Verdavid
Published: August 2006
Grilled Salsa Verdavid
This spicy, fruity salsa heats up the competition. If you can't find fresh tomat…
Mango-Cucumber Salsa
Published: August 2006
Mango-Cucumber Salsa
This salsa combines the flavors of sweet mango and spicy habanero chile, and pai…
Published: August 2006
Bay (Leaves) Watch
How do bay leaves affect the flavor of a dish? Can you use too many? What's the …
Published: August 2006
Cooking with Wood
Grilling or smoking with wood should enhance the flavor of your food, not overpo…
Published: August 2006
Grilling Vegetables 101
Grilling is the best way to cook many summer vegetables. Here's a list of vegeta…
Published: August 2006
Using Bay Leaves
Just a few bay leaves are all you need to create a balanced seasoning—just make …
Published: August 2006
Calibrating Instant-Read Thermometers
Even the best instant-read thermometers eventually need to be recalibrated. Here…
Published: August 2006
Fork-Tender Meat
Here’s how to tell when your meat is “fork tender.”
Published: August 2006
Amounts of Cooked Meat From a Roasted Chicken
How much picked meat can you expect to get from a whole chicken?
Published: August 2006
Chile Peppers’ Heat
To tame the heat of a chile pepper, you’ll need to do a little trimming.
Published: August 2006
Freezing Vidalia Onions
We wondered if we could safely freeze and defrost Vidalia onions—and got our ans…
Published: August 2006
Corn On the Cob from the Microwave
Here’s our method for microwaving corn (that you’ll actually want to eat.)
Published: August 2006
Peeling Tomatoes
Just a few seconds in boiling water is all it takes to loosen the skins from del…
Published: August 2006
Milk Vs. Half-and-Half
Can you use milk and half-and-half interchangeably in recipes?
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