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Grilled Broccoli with Lemon and Parmesan
Published: June 2016
Grilled Broccoli with Lemon and Parmesan
We wanted tender, not tough.
Kitchen Timers
Published: June 2016
Kitchen Timers
Timing is everything—don’t use just anything.
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Smashed Potato Salad
Published: June 2016
Smashed Potato Salad
Finding the perfect balance of smooth and chunky potatoes for this Southern sid…
Grilled Bourbon Steaks
Published: June 2016
Grilled Bourbon Steaks
Why marinate rib eyes in bourbon? We wondered, too—until we tried it.
Mississippi Mud Pie
Published: June 2016
Mississippi Mud Pie
Our approach to Mississippi mud pie was clear: When in doubt, add more chocolat…
All-Beef Hot Dogs
Published: June 2016
All-Beef Hot Dogs
We ate hundreds of hot dogs to unlock the mystery of this classic summertime sau…
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Worcestershire Sauce
Published: June 2016
Worcestershire Sauce
We tasted four nationally available bottled Worcestershire sauces to find one wi…
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Grilled Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
Published: June 2016
Grilled Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
Grilled chicken breasts can be a juicy, well-seasoned meal—or a dry, flavorless …
Published: June 2016
DIY Old Bay Seasoning
Store-bought Old Bay seasoning contains a mixture of roughly 18 spices. Our stre…
Grilled Broccoli with Sweet Chili Sauce
Published: June 2016
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Grilled Broccoli with Sweet Chili Sauce
We wanted tender, not tough.
Grilled Broccoli with Anchovy-Garlic Butter
Published: June 2016
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Grilled Broccoli with Anchovy-Garlic Butter
We wanted tender, not tough.
Pan-Seared Chicken with Warm Mediterranean Grain Pilaf
Published: June 2016
Pan-Seared Chicken with Warm Mediterranean Grain Pilaf
Deglazing the pan after searing the chicken releases the browned bits and create…
Pan-Seared Paprika Salmon with Spicy Green Beans
Published: June 2016
Pan-Seared Paprika Salmon with Spicy Green Beans
Since the intense heat needed to blister the green beans would burn minced garli…
Whole-Grain Mustard Chicken Salad
Published: June 2016
Whole-Grain Mustard Chicken Salad
Fresh lemon juice brightens this light and summery version of chicken salad, whi…
Spaghetti with Sausage and Peppers
Published: June 2016
Spaghetti with Sausage and Peppers
As the sausage cooks, the fat renders and coats the onions and peppers to add e…
Joe's Special
Published: June 2016
Joe's Special
For this San Francisco breakfast classic of scrambled eggs with beef and spinac…
Vegetarian "Beef" Broth
Published: June 2016
Vegetarian "Beef" Broth
While you could certainly use vegetable broth as a substitute for beef broth whe…
Cracker Jack Ice Cream Cake
Published: June 2016
Cracker Jack Ice Cream Cake
Sweeten up the seventh-inning stretch with this home run of a cake.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Tomato-Onion Salad
Published: June 2016
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Tomato-Onion Salad
Ground fennel adheres well to the pork and imparts more flavor than whole fenne…
Smoky Beef Skewers with Corn and Black Bean Salad
Published: June 2016
Smoky Beef Skewers with Corn and Black Bean Salad
Chipotle powder seasons the meat before it hits the grill and adds smoky heat to…
Skillet Beef Enchiladas
Published: June 2016
Skillet Beef Enchiladas
Frying the tortilla strips keeps them from becoming soggy while they simmer in …
Crispy Falafel Pita with Yogurt Sauce
Published: June 2016
Crispy Falafel Pita with Yogurt Sauce
Pita bread serves as both the sandwich pocket and the starchy binder for the chi…
One-Pan Halibut with Red Potatoes, Corn, and Andouille
Published: June 2016
One-Pan Halibut with Red Potatoes, Corn, and Andouille
The more components, the steeper the challenge. Could we conquer this four-part…
Slow-Cooker Beef and Onion Ragu
Published: June 2016
Slow-Cooker Beef and Onion Ragu
Onions are the surprising key to this dish’s rich flavor, but in the slow cooke…
Mushroom Rice Pilaf with Thyme
Published: June 2016
Mushroom Rice Pilaf with Thyme
Plain rice has its place at the table. But we’d rather invite something more int…
Herbed Rice Pilaf with Almonds
Published: June 2016
Herbed Rice Pilaf with Almonds
Plain rice has its place at the table. But we’d rather invite something more int…
Curried Rice Pilaf with Apples
Published: June 2016
Curried Rice Pilaf with Apples
Plain rice has its place at the table. But we’d rather invite something more int…
Cilantro Rice Pilaf with Jalapeño
Published: June 2016
Cilantro Rice Pilaf with Jalapeño
Plain rice has its place at the table. But we’d rather invite something more int…
Basic Rice Pilaf
Published: June 2016
Basic Rice Pilaf
Plain rice has its place at the table. But we’d rather invite something more int…
Chicken Parmesan for Two
Published: June 2016
Chicken Parmesan for Two
What’s better than a huge batch of chicken Parmesan? A very small batch.
Fried Peach Pies
Published: June 2016
Fried Peach Pies
After sampling this unbelievably delicious Alabama specialty, even the fry-shy w…
Sweet-and-Sour Chicken
Published: June 2016
Sweet-and-Sour Chicken
Puffy chicken fingers smothered in a way-too-sweet sauce? No thanks. This go-to…
Fried Corn Tortilla Pieces
Published: June 2016
Fried Corn Tortilla Pieces
Serve with our Roasted Corn and Poblano Chowder.
Roasted Corn and Poblano Chowder
Published: June 2016
Roasted Corn and Poblano Chowder
A few simple tricks help us coax satisfying flavor from sweet fresh corn and spi…
Classic Strawberry Jam
Published: June 2016
Classic Strawberry Jam
Fresh strawberry jam that doesn’t take all day and doesn’t taste like syrup? Yes…
Fried Red Tomatoes
Published: June 2016
Fried Red Tomatoes
What? Everybody knows it’s fried green tomatoes, right? Not at this whistle-stop…
Stuffed Peppers with Chickpeas, Goat Cheese, and Herbs
Published: June 2016
Stuffed Peppers with Chickpeas, Goat Cheese, and Herbs
Traditional stuffed peppers can be heavy, meat-filled meals. We wanted a freshe…
Backyard Barbecue Beans
Published: June 2016
Backyard Barbecue Beans
Canned baked beans are not bad. But with a few additions, they can be so much m…
Tennessee Pulled Turkey Sandwiches
Published: June 2016
Tennessee Pulled Turkey Sandwiches
Move over, pork. It’s turkey time.
Texas Thick-Cut Smoked Pork Chops
Published: June 2016
Texas Thick-Cut Smoked Pork Chops
Was it possible to get that pit-smoked Texas flavor with nothing but a charcoal …
Citrus-Braised Pork Tacos
Published: June 2016
Citrus-Braised Pork Tacos
Traditional cochinita pibil takes two days and visits to three specialty stores.…
Tomato Products
Published: June 2016
Tomato Products
These versatile pantry items take many shapes and forms. Here’s a sampling of th…
Published: June 2016
Salmon Origins
Some grocery stores sell frozen products marked “Atlantic salmon,” but the pack…
Published: June 2016
Saving Squash
How well does zucchini freeze for later use?
Published: June 2016
Coffee Quandary
When a dessert recipe calls for espresso powder, can you grind your own espress…
Published: June 2016
Basting Brush Blues
Does basting meat on the grill with a brush made of herb bunches add flavor?
Grill Lights
Published: June 2016
Grill Lights
What griller hasn’t desperately raced against the setting sun trying to get food…
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