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Chocolate Ice Cream
Published: August 2017
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Chocolate Ice Cream
Ice cream flavors abound, but chocolate remains a perennial favorite. We wanted …
Shredded Mozzarella
Published: April 2017
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Shredded Mozzarella
We found a brand that’s (almost) as good as fresh from the block.
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Rasp-Style Graters
Published: May 2017
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Rasp-Style Graters
We love the Microplane Classic, but it’s not the only rasp around anymore. Can a…
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Fresh Tomato Vodka Sauce
Published: August 2017
Fresh Tomato Vodka Sauce
Long-cooked tomato sauce offers great depth, but we wanted a midsummer sauce wit…
Fresh Tomato Puttanesca Sauce
Published: August 2017
Fresh Tomato Puttanesca Sauce
Long-cooked tomato sauce offers great depth, but we wanted a midsummer sauce wit…
Fresh Tomato Arrabbiata Sauce
Published: August 2017
Fresh Tomato Arrabbiata Sauce
Long-cooked tomato sauce offers great depth, but we wanted a midsummer sauce wit…
Fresh Tomato Amatriciana Sauce
Published: August 2017
Fresh Tomato Amatriciana Sauce
Long-cooked tomato sauce offers great depth, but we wanted a midsummer sauce wit…
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Published: August 2017
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Long-cooked tomato sauce offers great depth, but we wanted a midsummer sauce wit…
Simple Tomato Salad with Pecorino Romano and Oregano
Published: August 2017
Simple Tomato Salad with Pecorino Romano and Oregano
When tomatoes are at their peak, don’t stand in their way.
Simple Tomato Salad with Capers and Parsley
Published: August 2017
Simple Tomato Salad with Capers and Parsley
When tomatoes are at their peak, don’t stand in their way.
Simple Tomato Salad
Published: August 2017
Simple Tomato Salad
When tomatoes are at their peak, don’t stand in their way.
Pan-Fried Pork Chops with Milk Gravy
Published: August 2017
Pan-Fried Pork Chops with Milk Gravy
We knew there was a secret to keeping the coating crunchy even under the gravy. …
Pan-Seared Salmon with Lentil Salad
Published: August 2017
Pan-Seared Salmon with Lentil Salad
The bright red wine vinegar dressing on the lentil salad contrasts with the rich…
Grilled Chicken and Potatoes with Sun-Dried Tomato Relish
Published: August 2017
Grilled Chicken and Potatoes with Sun-Dried Tomato Relish
A simple stir-together tomato relish heightens the flavors of the grilled chicke…
Steak Salad with White Beans and Rosemary Vinaigrette
Published: August 2017
Steak Salad with White Beans and Rosemary Vinaigrette
The combination of hearty romaine and fragrant rosemary stands up well to steak.
Tortellini in Broth with Spinach
Published: August 2017
Tortellini in Broth with Spinach
Fast, flavorful, and satisfying: This impossibly quick dinner has it all.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Broccolini and Hazelnut Browned Butter
Published: August 2017
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Broccolini and Hazelnut Browned Butter
Adding the basil after browning the butter allows its flavor to bloom without bu…
Queso Fundido Burgers
Published: August 2017
Queso Fundido Burgers
Frying the chorizo, poblano, and onion directly into the burger creates a boldly…
Thai-Style Red Curry Chicken with Vegetables
Published: August 2017
Thai-Style Red Curry Chicken with Vegetables
A combination of fish sauce and brown sugar gives the chicken a complex sweet an…
Spiced Pork Lettuce Wraps
Published: August 2017
Spiced Pork Lettuce Wraps
To avoid sogginess and ensure crisp wraps, we serve them deconstructed on a plat…
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Published: August 2017
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
We wanted a savory bowlful with deep corn flavor.
Chocolate Malted Cake
Published: August 2017
Chocolate Malted Cake
To get that nostalgic ice cream parlor flavor in every bite, we added malted mil…
Greek Layer Dip
Published: August 2017
Greek Layer Dip
To get the most out of this multilayered snack, we focused on its architecture.
Grilled Sweet Potato Salad
Published: August 2017
Grilled Sweet Potato Salad
Could we create this summery side dish by cooking only on the grill?
Grilled Thick-Cut Porterhouse Steaks
Published: August 2017
Grilled Thick-Cut Porterhouse Steaks
This giant special-occasion steak can vex even experienced grillers. We wanted a…
Mackinac Lemon-Blueberry Muffins
Published: August 2017
Mackinac Lemon-Blueberry Muffins
We baked more than 300 muffins before we found the perfect balance of sweet and …
One-Pan Ratatouille with Chicken
Published: August 2017
One-Pan Ratatouille with Chicken
Juicy roast chicken and a warm, velvety summer-vegetable stew, all on a baking s…
Shrimp Po’ Boys
Published: August 2017
Shrimp Po’ Boys
This street-food sandwich has been a workday favorite in Louisiana for generatio…
Steak Teriyaki for Two
Published: August 2017
Steak Teriyaki for Two
The key to this Japanese American favorite? Make your own teriyaki sauce.
Honey-Mustard Coleslaw
Published: August 2017
Honey-Mustard Coleslaw
We were after a simple slaw with big flavor.
Lazy Peach Sonker
Published: August 2017
Lazy Peach Sonker
Sonker has spent too much time in the shadows. We wanted to give this Appalachia…
Lazy Blueberry Sonker
Published: August 2017
Lazy Blueberry Sonker
Sonker has spent too much time in the shadows. We wanted to give this Appalachia…
Lazy Strawberry Sonker
Published: August 2017
Lazy Strawberry Sonker
Sonker has spent too much time in the shadows. We wanted to give this Appalachia…
Easy Plum and Raspberry Tart
Published: August 2017
Easy Plum and Raspberry Tart
With no top crust and no fussy crimping, making this rustic tart is easier than …
Easy Apricot and Blueberry Tart
Published: August 2017
Easy Apricot and Blueberry Tart
With no top crust and no fussy crimping, making this rustic tart is easier than …
Easy Peach and Blackberry Tart
Published: August 2017
Easy Peach and Blackberry Tart
With no top crust and no fussy crimping, making this rustic tart is easier than …
Red Chimichurri Sauce
Published: August 2017
Red Chimichurri Sauce
We combined smoky paprika, tangy red wine vinegar, garlic, and fresh herbs to cr…
Easy Grill-Roasted Butterflied Chicken
Published: August 2017
Easy Grill-Roasted Butterflied Chicken
Grilling a whole chicken can produce uneven results. We wanted a level playing f…
Coconut Cream Pie
Published: August 2017
Coconut Cream Pie
How do you improve a retro classic? Start with the crust and work your way up, p…
Detroit-Style Pizza
Published: August 2017
Detroit-Style Pizza
We hit the streets and then hit the kitchen to uncover the secrets of this topsy…
Carne Guisada
Published: August 2017
Carne Guisada
This Texas take on beef stew deserves to be on every table in the country.
Calabacitas
Published: August 2017
Calabacitas
Too often, this Mexican mix turns out muddy. We set out to return its vibrancy.
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
Published: August 2017
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
Our mission: to make this restaurant favorite at home.
Artichoke–Green Chile Dip
Published: August 2017
Artichoke–Green Chile Dip
Two nice things about this vibrant, cheesy artichoke dip is that it comes togeth…
Published: August 2017
Heat
Whether you crave the spicy burn of hot chile peppers or want to avoid it, it p…
Published: August 2017
From Cobblers to Sonkers: A Guide to Rustic Fruit Desserts
Is it a slump? A grunt? A buckle? Depends who you ask.
Published: August 2017
How To Brine Chicken in Advance
Can you brine boneless chicken breasts, take them out of the brine, and refriger…
Published: August 2017
Can You Bake Cupcakes and Muffins Without a Muffin Tin?
Some packages of aluminum baking cups claim that they’re sturdy enough to fill a…
Published: August 2017
Can You Substitute Imitation Crab for Fresh Crabmeat?
Imitation crab is much cheaper than lump crabmeat. Is it worth buying?
Published: August 2017
How to Use a Water Pan When Grilling
Our grill-roasting recipes often call for a disposable pan filled with a specifi…
Published: August 2017
Easy Vegetable Prep
These quick tips will make prepping your summer vegetable dishes a breeze.
Published: August 2017
Supermarket Tomato Shopping Guide
The best-tasting tomatoes always come from your own garden. But if the supermark…
Paper Towels
Published: May 2017
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Paper Towels
It took 96 rolls—88,608 sheets—to find one phenomenal paper towel.
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