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Corn Tortillas
Published: February 2014
Corn Tortillas
Our top pick has both flavor and flex, thanks to plenty of salt and an ingredien…
Filets Mignons with Mushrooms
Published: December 2013
Filets Mignons with Mushrooms
These elegant steaks are as easy to make as they are impressive.
Skillet Penne with Chickpeas and Cauliflower
Published: December 2013
Skillet Penne with Chickpeas and Cauliflower
Browning the cauliflower and onion deepens the flavor of the sauce, and chickpe…
Sweet and Spicy Pork Tacos
Published: December 2013
Sweet and Spicy Pork Tacos
We pack maximum flavor into these tacos in minimal time.
Spice-Rubbed Roast Chicken Parts
Published: December 2013
Spice-Rubbed Roast Chicken Parts
We shave off cooking time by using chicken parts instead of a whole chicken.
Smoky Pork and White Bean Stew
Published: December 2013
Smoky Pork and White Bean Stew
We wanted a stew with lots of smoky pork flavor that was also easy enough to mak…
Chicken Parmesan Salad
Published: December 2013
Chicken Parmesan Salad
We take the familiar crispy chicken breast and serve it with cherry tomatoes, p…
Game-Day Beer Brats with Onion and Mustard
Published: December 2013
Game-Day Beer Brats with Onion and Mustard
We take this classic game-day snack to the next level.
One-Pan Shrimp Pad Thai
Published: December 2013
One-Pan Shrimp Pad Thai
Pad thai sounds exotic, but it’s fast and easy to make.
Cherry-Chocolate Cake
Published: December 2013
Cherry-Chocolate Cake
Love eternal: The marriage of chocolate and cherries has stood the test of time.…
Matrimonial Bars
Published: December 2013
Matrimonial Bars
These sweet yet hearty bars combine sticky dried dates and chewy rolled oats in …
Smoky Seasoned Salt Blend
Published: December 2013
Smoky Seasoned Salt Blend
Commercial seasoned salts are OK, but if you have 5 minutes, you can make freshe…
Montreal Seasoned Salt Blend
Published: December 2013
Montreal Seasoned Salt Blend
Commercial seasoned salts are OK, but if you have 5 minutes, you can make freshe…
Greek Seasoned Salt Blend
Published: December 2013
Greek Seasoned Salt Blend
Commercial seasoned salts are OK, but if you have 5 minutes, you can make freshe…
Caribbean Seasoned Salt Blend
Published: December 2013
Caribbean Seasoned Salt Blend
Commercial seasoned salts are OK, but if you have 5 minutes, you can make freshe…
All-Purpose Seasoned Salt Blend
Published: December 2013
All-Purpose Seasoned Salt Blend
Commercial seasoned salts are OK, but if you have 5 minutes, you can make freshe…
Reduced-Fat Chicken Pot Pie
Published: December 2013
Reduced-Fat Chicken Pot Pie
We tried every trick in the book to make a low-fat pie crust that we’d actually …
Salisbury Steak for Two
Published: December 2013
Salisbury Steak for Two
We ejected one convenience product but discovered another that helped us resusci…
Slow-Cooker Chicken Mulligatawny Soup
Published: December 2013
Slow-Cooker Chicken Mulligatawny Soup
We set out to strip away complicated steps in this classic recipe without sacrif…
Pizza Monkey Bread
Published: December 2013
Pizza Monkey Bread
As a fresh twist on sweet monkey bread, this pizza-flavored version is a knockou…
O'Brien Potatoes
Published: December 2013
O'Brien Potatoes
Whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, we wanted these potatoes nicely browne…
Goetta
Published: December 2013
Goetta
Strange but true: This midwestern breakfast favorite combines oats and meat. Al…
Orange Kiss-Me Cake
Published: December 2013
Orange Kiss-Me Cake
Mix an entire orange into cake batter—pulp, rind, pith, and all? Could that poss…
One-Pan Roast Chicken and Potatoes
Published: December 2013
One-Pan Roast Chicken and Potatoes
Sure, this dish can be a “toss and roast” affair—if you don’t mind eating flabb…
Maryland Crab Fluff
Published: December 2013
Maryland Crab Fluff
What is better than a tasty crab cake? How about a tasty, deep-fried crab cake? …
Broccoli-Cheese Cornbread
Published: December 2013
Broccoli-Cheese Cornbread
Too much cottage cheese makes many versions of this deliciously hearty cornbread…
Brisket Carbonnade
Published: December 2013
Brisket Carbonnade
Could a nod to Belgium elevate the classic American braised brisket?
Pasta with Roasted Garlic Sauce, Arugula, and Walnuts
Published: December 2013
Pasta with Roasted Garlic Sauce, Arugula, and Walnuts
Roasted garlic in the time it takes to cook pasta? Believe it.
Frosted Meatloaf
Published: December 2013
Frosted Meatloaf
Meatloaf and mashed potatoes seem made for each other. This nearly forgotten cla…
Southwestern Apple and Radish Salad
Published: December 2013
Southwestern Apple and Radish Salad
For a satisfying but light salad with plenty of crunch, we start with tart apple…
Tex-Mex Cheese Enchiladas
Published: February 2014
Tex-Mex Cheese Enchiladas
We hoped to duplicate Texans’ favorite comfort food—minus the processed cheese a…
Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust
Published: February 2014
Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust
If a slice of cheddar cheese makes apple pie even better, how good could it be …
Sugar Snap Peas with Bacon and Shallots
Published: February 2014
Sugar Snap Peas with Bacon and Shallots
Once we finessed the technique and the flavors, these peas proved a snap to make…
Stuffed Spareribs
Published: December 2013
Stuffed Spareribs
Roasted ribs are nothing new, but this version has a surprise inside. We set out…
Mardi Gras Slaw
Published: December 2013
Mardi Gras Slaw
This slaw has a spicy kick and the colors of Mardi Gras. What it often lacks is …
Published: December 2013
Hot Cherry Pepper Mayonnaise
This Hot Cherry Pepper Mayonnaise is the perfect complement to our Fried Chicken…
Published: December 2013
Dill Pickle Mayonnaise
This Dill Pickle Mayonnaise is the perfect complement to our Fried Chicken Sandw…
Fried Chicken Sandwiches
Published: February 2014
Fried Chicken Sandwiches
With just 5 minutes of frying—and a handful of our simple tricks—you’ll be eatin…
Published: February 2014
Using a Foil Lid When Braising Meat
Some recipes call for placing foil over the surface of braising meat to yield a …
Published: February 2014
Freezing Leftover Sour Cream
We were curious if frozen, then thawed, sour cream could work as well in recipes…
Published: February 2014
Is Warm Liquid Optional When Baking Bread?
Many bread recipes call for heating the milk (or another liquid) before combinin…
Published: February 2014
Will Sushi Rice Work in Risotto?
Risotto recipes always call for a short-grained rice like Arborio. Since sushi r…
Published: February 2014
Whipping Cream and Meringues with Immersion Blenders
Immersion blenders are great for pureeing soups, but can they be used to whip cr…
Published: February 2014
Ten Steps to Perfectly Baked Whitefish Fillets
If cooking delicate whitefish fillets intimidates you, you’re in good company. B…
Vinegars
Published: February 2014
Vinegars
More than just the yin to oil’s yang in salad dressing, vinegar can help shape a…
Dish Towels
Published: February 2014
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Dish Towels
Seeking: an absorbent, tough, and versatile towel. Must be handy, flexible, attr…
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