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Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate
Published: April 2013
Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate
We’d long written off frozen concentrated orange juice as a relic from the 1950s…
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Country Hams
Published: April 2013
Country Hams
What did we learn when we sampled America’s own artisanal, cured pork? It’s (alm…
Oven-Cooked Bacon
Published: April 2013
Oven-Cooked Bacon
No breakfast is complete without a side of crispy, salty bacon, but to easily co…
Hot Mustard Sauce
Published: April 2013
Hot Mustard Sauce
This Hot Mustard Sauce is the perfect complement to our Crumb-Coated Baked Ham.
Pink-Sugared Lemon Slices
Published: April 2013
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Pink-Sugared Lemon Slices
Use these to garnish our Pink Lemonade Cake—or other cakes, cupcakes, cheesecake…
Skillet Citrus Chicken Tenders
Published: April 2013
Skillet Citrus Chicken Tenders
Fast, flavorful chicken with a citrus-y kick makes these tenders a weeknight hit…
Boneless Pork Chops with Mango-Mint Salsa
Published: April 2013
Boneless Pork Chops with Mango-Mint Salsa
Savory pork combined with a bright, fruity salsa delivers luscious South-America…
Chicken with Tarragon Bread Crumbs
Published: April 2013
Chicken with Tarragon Bread Crumbs
Tarragon and lemon add bright flavor to these simple chicken cutlets, making for…
Indoor Burgers with Crispy Onions
Published: April 2013
Indoor Burgers with Crispy Onions
Make these delicious burgers from the comfort of the great indoors, and skip the…
Sweet and Spicy Pork Lettuce Wraps
Published: April 2013
Sweet and Spicy Pork Lettuce Wraps
These Sweet and Spicy Pork Lettuce Wraps will dazzle all of your guests' senses.…
Oven-Fried Fish Sticks with Old Bay Dipping Sauce
Published: April 2013
Oven-Fried Fish Sticks with Old Bay Dipping Sauce
Skip the frozen foods section and make your own fish sticks using firm, meaty, h…
Skillet Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese
Published: April 2013
Skillet Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese
Make this comfort food classic in a single skillet.
Spring Risotto with Peas, Fava Beans, and Arugula
Published: April 2013
Spring Risotto with Peas, Fava Beans, and Arugula
This quick and easy risotto packs serious vegetal punch.
Pink Lemonade Cake
Published: April 2013
Pink Lemonade Cake
When life gives you lemons, make our Pink Lemonade Cake, a tender chiffon cake w…
Carrot-Raisin Salad
Published: April 2013
Carrot-Raisin Salad
Earthy carrots are complemented by sweet raisins and juicy pineapple in this sim…
Roasted Cauliflower with Paprika and Chorizo
Published: April 2013
Roasted Cauliflower with Paprika and Chorizo
No need to smother it in cheese sauce. Roasting brings out cauliflower’s sweet s…
Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon and Capers
Published: April 2013
Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon and Capers
No need to smother it in cheese sauce. Roasting brings out cauliflower’s sweet s…
Roasted Cauliflower with Curry and Lime
Published: April 2013
Roasted Cauliflower with Curry and Lime
No need to smother it in cheese sauce. Roasting brings out cauliflower’s sweet s…
Roasted Cauliflower with Bacon and Scallions
Published: April 2013
Roasted Cauliflower with Bacon and Scallions
No need to smother it in cheese sauce. Roasting brings out cauliflower’s sweet s…
Roasted Cauliflower
Published: April 2013
Roasted Cauliflower
No need to smother it in cheese sauce. Roasting brings out cauliflower’s sweet s…
Yankee Pot Roast for Two
Published: April 2013
Yankee Pot Roast for Two
Does downsizing a pot roast mean sacrificing deep flavor? Not necessarily. We f…
Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken
Published: April 2013
Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken
Could we make great barbecued pulled ­chicken without a grill and wood chips?
Reduced-Fat Eggplant Parmesan
Published: April 2013
Reduced-Fat Eggplant Parmesan
Most eggplant Parmesans are made with so much cheese and crunchy coating that yo…
Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Published: April 2013
Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Turning a chewy sugar cookie into a chewy chocolate sugar cookie takes a little …
Dakota Bread
Published: April 2013
Dakota Bread
This big, multigrain loaf from America’s breadbasket presented the usual multigr…
Braciole
Published: April 2013
Braciole
What cut of beef to use? What to stuff it with? How to develop the flavor yet mi…
Milk-Can Supper
Published: April 2013
Milk-Can Supper
Cowboys used to set a big milk can loaded with meat and vegetables over a campfi…
Chicken Noodle Casserole
Published: April 2013
Chicken Noodle Casserole
This creamy, homey casserole is a surefire dinner-table pleaser—if you can keep …
Crunchy French Toast
Published: April 2013
Crunchy French Toast
Adding crunch to this breakfast classic was easier said than done.
Asparagus-Goat Cheese Tart
Published: April 2013
Asparagus-Goat Cheese Tart
We set out to create a tart that would highlight the flavor of the asparagus—and…
Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
Published: April 2013
Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
It sounds almost inedible, but assuming you can get normally harsh-tasting garli…
Mexican Street Corn
Published: April 2013
Mexican Street Corn
In Mexico, vendors sell this messy, cheesy, utterly delicious grilled corn from …
Beef-and-Bean Burritos
Published: April 2013
Beef-and-Bean Burritos
We were confident that we could make tasty burritos fast and easy enough for a w…
Buttermilk Pie
Published: April 2013
Buttermilk Pie
Buttermilk is a baker’s secret—add it to just about anything for a moist, tender…
Secret Ingredient Biscuits
Published: April 2013
Secret Ingredient Biscuits
One of the oddest recipes we’ve ever heard of produced incredibly tender, fluffy…
Olive Oil Potato Gratin
Published: April 2013
Olive Oil Potato Gratin
For a gratin with the focus on the potatoes, we had to create a satisfying dish …
Hawaiian Fried Rice
Published: April 2013
Hawaiian Fried Rice
Crammed with ham and fresh pineapple, fried rice doesn’t get any better (or easi…
Crumb-Coated Baked Ham
Published: April 2013
Crumb-Coated Baked Ham
We wanted a moist ham with crispy crumbs. But we kept getting dry ham and wet cr…
Published: April 2013
Twelve Steps to Sheet Pan Pizza
Also called Sicilian or cafeteria-style pizza, sheet pan pizza is delicious, fee…
Published: April 2013
Will the Addition of a Potato to a Pot of Frying Doughnuts Make the Doughnuts Less Greasy?
Does adding a potato to a pot of frying doughnuts result in doughnuts that are l…
Published: April 2013
Why Does Aluminum Foil Develop Holes When Used to Cover Lasagna?
We explain the science behind aluminum foil and acidic foods.
Published: April 2013
Can Potato Starch be Substituted for Cornstarch to Thicken Sauces?
Not all starches are created equally.
Published: April 2013
Shoots and Stalks
Come spring, shoots and stalks are everywhere. Here are a dozen that could end u…
Published: April 2013
Do Carrot and Celery Sticks Keep Longer If Stored in Water?
Looks can be deceiving. The carrots stored in water looked fresher, but didn't t…
Published: April 2013
Brine to Chicken Ratios
When brining chicken breasts, should you change the brine recipe if you add extr…
Twines & Ties
Published: April 2013
Twines & Ties
We tested cotton and linen kitchen twine as well as two brands of silicone food …
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