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The 5 Golden Rules of Barbecuing

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  Barbecued Pork-Shoulder Chops Barbecuing is just grilling with more sauce, right? Well, not exactly. When we talk about barbecued foods, we mean really smokey and sweet flavors! …

Cooking Degree: The Meals Every Recent Grad Needs to Know How to Cook

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Some kids go off to college knowing how to braise, truss,  sauté, and simmer. And then there's the rest of us. The thing is, cooking just isn't that hard. …

6 Steps to Building a Better Taco Bar

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If your taco nights consist of ground beef and a seasoning packet—we’re here to help. Let this year’s Cinco de Mayo be your inspiration for mastering the art …

Pork Cheat Sheet

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Cooking pork (and meat in general) is all about choosing the right combination of cut and cooking technique. We're taking away the guesswork by giving you a handy …

How To Use Leftover Herbs

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We struggled to find a downside to cooking with fresh herbs, but there is one—wasting the extras! Don’t watch that gorgeous bunch of cilantro wilt away in the …

How to Use Leftover Buttermilk

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While we love creamy, tangy buttermilk, most recipes don't call for more than a cup or two, leaving us with half a carton leftover. Use up the rest …

How to Make a One-Pot Pasta Dinner

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When you have a few one-pot pasta recipes in your mealtime arsenal, making dinner is as easy as boiling water! Read on for a few strategies for whipping …

How to Cut a Chicken into Pieces

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So you have a whole chicken and your recipe calls for pieces? No worries! It doesn't take a butcher to break down a chicken. When cutting it into …