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Bottled Barbecue Sauce
Published: June 2017
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Bottled Barbecue Sauce
Last year Americans spent more than $700 million on supermarket barbecue sauce. …
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Crumbled Blue Cheese
Published: June 2017
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Crumbled Blue Cheese
Is Crumbled Blue Cheese Any Good?
Ice Packs
Published: May 2017
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Ice Packs
Ice is cheap and effective, but it can leave a sloshy mess in your cooler. Is th…
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Texas-Style Pinto Beans
Published: June 2017
Texas-Style Pinto Beans
This unfussy barbecue side dish proves that sometimes the simplest way is the be…
Jalapeño Chicken Quesadillas
Published: June 2017
Jalapeño Chicken Quesadillas
Weighing the quesadillas down with a heavy pot evens out the cooking and promote…
Published: June 2017
Primary Burners
How do you know which burner is the primary burner on your grill?
Grill-Fried Chicken Wings
Published: June 2017
Grill-Fried Chicken Wings
We wanted the crunch of fried chicken without the frying. So we took it outside.
Buffalo-Style Grill-Fried Chicken Wings
Published: June 2017
Buffalo-Style Grill-Fried Chicken Wings
We wanted the crunch of fried chicken without the frying. So we took it outside.
Cherry Streusel Bars
Published: June 2017
Cherry Streusel Bars
We wanted a three-layer cookie bar without three times as much work.
One-Pan Chicken with Couscous and Carrots
Published: June 2017
One-Pan Chicken with Couscous and Carrots
Our goal: Juicy chicken plus vegetables and starch, all in one skillet.
Grilled Bacon Burgers with Caramelized Onion
Published: June 2017
Grilled Bacon Burgers with Caramelized Onion
Why put bacon on your burger when you can put bacon in it?
Grilled Sausages with Bell Peppers and Onions
Published: June 2017
Grilled Sausages with Bell Peppers and Onions
Like a walk-off home run, this ballpark favorite is all about timing.
North Carolina Cheese ­Biscuits
Published: June 2017
North Carolina Cheese ­Biscuits
What makes a better biscuit? In some parts of the Tar Heel State, cheese.
Grilled Vegetable Salad
Published: June 2017
Grilled Vegetable Salad
Too often vegetables come o the grill crunchy and scorched or watery and soggy. …
Banana–Chocolate Chip Snack Cake
Published: June 2017
Banana–Chocolate Chip Snack Cake
Dense, moist banana bread is great. But tender, fluffy banana snack cake is some…
Pimento Mac And Cheese
Published: June 2017
Pimento Mac And Cheese
Fans of creamy, tangy pimento cheese love it on sandwiches. We wanted it with ma…
Barbecued Chuck Roast
Published: June 2017
Barbecued Chuck Roast
Step one: Find an easier substitute for a giant shoulder clod.
Corn and Cucumber Salad with Red Bell Pepper and Cilantro
Published: June 2017
Corn and Cucumber Salad with Red Bell Pepper and Cilantro
The key to coaxing the most from these subtle summer players was supplying the r…
Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja
Published: June 2017
Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja
Some dishes need extensive adaptations to work in a slow cooker. This one is tai…
Pig Pickin’ Cake
Published: June 2017
Pig Pickin’ Cake
In some states, this light, fruity cake is served at a whole-hog roast, or “pig …
Corn and Cucumber Salad
Published: June 2017
Corn and Cucumber Salad
The key to coaxing the most from these subtle summer players was supplying the …
Hasselback Tomatoes
Published: June 2017
Hasselback Tomatoes
This trendy side dish made us skeptical—until we tried it.
Simple Pork Fried Rice
Published: June 2017
Simple Pork Fried Rice
The fastest route to this Chinese American favorite is the phone. But the bette…
Chicken Florentine for Two
Published: June 2017
Chicken Florentine for Two
This buffet-line favorite was due to be freshened up. Not to mention sped up.
Chicken Francese with ­Lemon-Caper Sauce
Published: June 2017
Chicken Francese with ­Lemon-Caper Sauce
A lemony, buttery pan-fried cutlet is appealing. Chicken wrapped in burnt scramb…
Pineapple-Watermelon Salsa
Published: June 2017
Pineapple-Watermelon Salsa
To cut down on the cutting, we leaned on the food processor.
Tuna Steaks with Cucumber-Peanut Salad
Published: June 2017
Tuna Steaks with Cucumber-Peanut Salad
Peanuts give the cucumber salad a crunchy contrast, and the fish sauce and lime …
Smoked Salmon Niçoise Salad
Published: June 2017
Smoked Salmon Niçoise Salad
Starting the potatoes first and adding the green beans later ensures that both …
Cream Cheese Frosting
Published: June 2017
Cream Cheese Frosting
For our cream cheese frosting, we made sure to use softened butter and cream che…
Grilled Pork Chops with Plums
Published: June 2017
Grilled Pork Chops with Plums
For a fresher take on pork with prunes, we paired quickly-grilled chops with plu…
Pineapple–Roasted Red Pepper Salsa
Published: June 2017
Pineapple–Roasted Red Pepper Salsa
To cut down on the cutting, we leaned on the food processor.
Orzo with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
Published: June 2017
Orzo with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
Sweet, spicy, salty Peppadew peppers liven up this sausage-studded dish.
Pineapple Salsa
Published: June 2017
Pineapple Salsa
To cut down on the cutting, we leaned on the food processor.
Hash Brown Frittata
Published: June 2017
Hash Brown Frittata
Lining the pan with shredded potatoes creates a unique crunchy crust and a pota…
Smothered Cabbage
Published: June 2017
Smothered Cabbage
Who knew such humble ingredients could be so satisfying?
Pineapple-Cucumber Salsa
Published: June 2017
Pineapple-Cucumber Salsa
To cut down on the cutting, we leaned on the food processor.
Teriyaki Chicken Kebabs with Grilled Bok Choy
Published: June 2017
Teriyaki Chicken Kebabs with Grilled Bok Choy
We turned to a vegetable that's unusual to grill—bok choy—to complement these sw…
Braised Zucchini
Published: June 2017
Braised Zucchini
We’ve all been scarred by slimy zucchini. We think it’s time to heal.
Pineapple-Mango Salsa
Published: June 2017
Pineapple-Mango Salsa
To cut down on the cutting, we leaned on the food processor.
Easy Blueberry Cobbler
Published: June 2017
Easy Blueberry Cobbler
To make this an easy recipe, we replaced four standard ingredients—flour, salt, …
Spiced Beef Pitas
Published: June 2017
Spiced Beef Pitas
Pumpkin pie spice takes the place of the usual assortment of warm spices to simp…
Published: June 2017
Homemade Italian Seasoning
While you can buy Italian seasoning at the grocery store, it’s easy to make at h…
Published: June 2017
Chill Your Chips
Does storing opened bags of potato chips in the refrigerator keep them fresher, …
Published: June 2017
Freezing Corn
Is there a good way to freeze sweet summertime corn?
Paring Knives
Published: June 2017
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Paring Knives
For precision cuts, call on the (cheap) little guy.
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