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Supermarket Honey
Published: August 2015
Supermarket Honey
To find the best supermarket honey, we selected five top-selling honeys—three tr…
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Tortilla Chips
Published: August 2015
Tortilla Chips
Can you judge a chip by its color?
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Spicy Feta-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Published: June 2015
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Spicy Feta-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
For stuffed chicken breasts worth the bother, you need to start with the right …
Flank Steak with Red Curry Potatoes
Published: August 2015
Flank Steak with Red Curry Potatoes
We make a potent curry sauce using only a few pantry items—all in just 3 1/2 mi…
Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts with Marinated Tomatoes
Published: August 2015
Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts with Marinated Tomatoes
Letting the tomatoes and fennel sit with salt for 15 minutes not only seasons th…
Pork Chops with Sauteed Zucchini and Mustard Butter
Published: August 2015
Pork Chops with Sauteed Zucchini and Mustard Butter
A flavorful compound butter of chives, whole-grain mustard, and lemon juice melt…
Apricot-Basil Chicken Salad
Published: August 2015
Apricot-Basil Chicken Salad
For a fresh take on chicken salad, we added apricots and basil. Lemon juice and …
Seared Scallops with Pickled Peppers and Couscous
Published: August 2015
Seared Scallops with Pickled Peppers and Couscous
Searing the scallops for just 3 minutes enhances their flavor without overcookin…
Pepper-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Asparagus and Goat Cheese
Published: August 2015
Pepper-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Asparagus and Goat Cheese
To build layers of flavor, we cook the asparagus in the flavorful pan drippings …
Bucatini with Broccolini, Capers, and Lemon
Published: August 2015
Bucatini with Broccolini, Capers, and Lemon
We sauté the broccolini with garlic, salt, and pepper until just tender to ensu…
Beef and Bean Burritos
Published: August 2015
Beef and Bean Burritos
Combining mashed and whole beans adds textural variety to these burritos.
Toasted Almond Cake
Published: August 2015
Toasted Almond Cake
Layers of tender white cake are filled with creamy, almond-tinged custard and co…
Switchel
Published: August 2015
Switchel
A sharp, gingery drink for the fall harvest months.
Thousand Island Potato Salad
Published: August 2015
Thousand Island Potato Salad
We packed these potato salads with as much flavor as possible by seasoning them …
Horseradish Potato Salad
Published: August 2015
Horseradish Potato Salad
We packed these potato salads with as much flavor as possible by seasoning them …
Green Goddess Potato Salad
Published: August 2015
Green Goddess Potato Salad
We packed these potato salads with as much flavor as possible by seasoning them …
Chipotle Potato Salad
Published: August 2015
Chipotle Potato Salad
We packed these potato salads with as much flavor as possible by seasoning them …
Potato Salad
Published: August 2015
Potato Salad
We packed these potato salads with as much flavor as possible by seasoning them…
Paella for Two
Published: August 2015
Paella for Two
Paella, with its long list of ingredients, can be a production. But does it hav…
One-Pan Roast Chicken with Cauliflower and Tomatoes
Published: August 2015
One-Pan Roast Chicken with Cauliflower and Tomatoes
Sometimes the key to the perfect one-pan dinner is making the right incision.
Slow-Cooker Pork Carnitas
Published: August 2015
Slow-Cooker Pork Carnitas
For great slow-cooker carnitas, you need to rethink the braise.
Mushroom and Chive Frittata
Published: August 2015
Mushroom and Chive Frittata
With a little finesse, you can make a golden, tender frittata every time.
Leek, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese Frittata
Published: August 2015
Leek, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese Frittata
With a little finesse, you can make a golden, tender frittata every time.
Asparagus, Ham, and Gruyere Frittata
Published: August 2015
Asparagus, Ham, and Gruyere Frittata
With a little finesse, you can make a golden, tender frittata every time.
Parmesan and Basil Frittata
Published: August 2015
Parmesan and Basil Frittata
With a little finesse, you can make a golden, tender frittata every time.
Honey Cake
Published: August 2015
Honey Cake
This holiday cake often tastes mostly of spices or fruit. Shouldn’t honey cake …
Raspberry-Glazed Peaches
Published: August 2015
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Raspberry-Glazed Peaches
True, it might seem impossible to improve on a perfect peach. But we didn’t let …
Honey-Glazed Peaches
Published: August 2015
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Honey-Glazed Peaches
True, it might seem impossible to improve on a perfect peach. But we didn’t let …
Sweet Glazed Peaches
Published: August 2015
Sweet Glazed Peaches
True, it might seem impossible to improve on a perfect peach. But we didn’t let…
Published: August 2015
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Frozen Custard
You won’t need to dust off your ice cream maker for our version of this rich, s…
Old-Fashioned Vanilla Frozen Custard
Published: August 2015
Old-Fashioned Vanilla Frozen Custard
You won’t need to dust off your ice cream maker for our version of this rich, s…
Herb-and-Parmesan-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Published: August 2015
Herb-and-Parmesan-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
For stuffed chicken breasts worth the bother, you need to start with the right …
Cilantro and Scallion Quesadillas for a Crowd
Published: August 2015
Cilantro and Scallion Quesadillas for a Crowd
You can fit only one or two quesadillas in a skillet at once. We wanted to find …
Chorizo Quesadillas for a Crowd
Published: August 2015
Chorizo Quesadillas for a Crowd
You can fit only one or two quesadillas in a skillet at once. We wanted to find …
Quesadillas for a Crowd
Published: August 2015
Quesadillas for a Crowd
You can fit only one or two quesadillas in a skillet at once. We wanted to find …
Mixed Berry Scones
Published: August 2015
Mixed Berry Scones
What does an antique store in rural western Massachusetts have to offer the test…
Creamed Corn
Published: August 2015
Creamed Corn
Who says creamed corn has to be gray or gloppy? We set out to freshen up this…
Horseradish Burger Sauce
Published: August 2015
Horseradish Burger Sauce
Serve with our Grilled Pork Burgers.
Grilled Thai-Style Pork Burgers
Published: August 2015
Grilled Thai-Style Pork Burgers
Ground pork makes for tender, mild-yet-savory burgers— if you add the right ingr…
Grilled Southwest Pork Burgers
Published: August 2015
Grilled Southwest Pork Burgers
Ground pork makes for tender, mild-yet-savory burgers— if you add the right ingr…
Grilled Parmesan Pork Burgers
Published: August 2015
Grilled Parmesan Pork Burgers
Ground pork makes for tender, mild-yet-savory burgers— if you add the right ingr…
Grilled Pork Burgers
Published: August 2015
Grilled Pork Burgers
Ground pork makes for tender, mild-yet-savory burgers— if you add the right ing…
Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce
Published: August 2015
Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce
Serve with our Cedar-Planked Salmon.
Cedar-Planked Salmon
Published: August 2015
Cedar-Planked Salmon
Why bother cooking salmon on wooden planks? Preventing sticking is just one reas…
Broiled Tomatoes
Published: August 2015
Broiled Tomatoes
Cooking juicy summer tomatoes seemed fruitless, but this old-school technique pa…
Grilled Sugar Steak
Published: August 2015
Grilled Sugar Steak
The sugar adds a hint of sweetness and helps create the ultimate charred crust.
Sweet Potato Cornbread
Published: August 2015
Sweet Potato Cornbread
Adding sweet potatoes to crumbly cornbread isn’t a new idea, but it sure is a go…
Ranch Fried Chicken
Published: August 2015
Ranch Fried Chicken
Hot oil is the key to crunchy fried chicken, but it’s deadly to fresh herbs. Or …
Fried Pizza Montanara
Published: August 2015
Fried Pizza Montanara
Fried pizza sounds like novelty food. But when it’s properly done, this centurie…
Kentucky-Style Vinegar Slaw
Published: August 2015
Kentucky-Style Vinegar Slaw
This flavorful side makes a meal out of pork steaks.
Kentucky-Style White Beans
Published: August 2015
Kentucky-Style White Beans
This flavorful side makes a meal out of pork steaks.
Monroe County-Style Pork Chops
Published: August 2015
Monroe County-Style Pork Chops
Paper-thin pork “steaks” cooked on the grill? Sounds like a recipe for shoe leat…
Published: August 2015
Test Kitchen Tips for Any Egg Dish
These tips will help ensure great results with any egg dish.
Published: August 2015
Cooking Onions
What does it mean to cook an onion to soft or golden? How do you know when it’s …
Published: August 2015
The Best Way to Tent Meat when Resting
Some say that tenting meat can ruin its crust. Is this true? Is there a “best wa…
Published: August 2015
Melding Flavors When Cooking
Why do certain recipes call for letting flavors meld in a soup or dressing? What…
Published: August 2015
Coconut vs. Heavy Cream in Chocolate Ganache
If avoiding dairy, can you substitute coconut cream for heavy cream in chocolate…
Published: August 2015
Are White and Yellow Cornmeal Interchangeable in Recipes?
Can white and yellow cornmeal be used interchangeably in recipes? Do they tast…
Fermented Foods
Published: August 2015
Fermented Foods
You might be surprised to learn that familiar items like bread, coffee, beer, an…
Plastic and Metal Water Bottles
Published: August 2015
Plastic and Metal Water Bottles
Smart, durable, and spill-proof, one bottle clobbers the competition.
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Splatter Screens
Published: August 2015
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Splatter Screens
Splatter screens promise to help contain grease during stovetop cooking. We put …
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