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How to Make and Cook Chicken Cutlets

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Chicken cutlets are a great starting point for a speedy dinner: They're quick cooking and they can be paired with almost any sauce or side. Sauteeing cutlets is …

Three Ways to Use Orange Zest

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As we pointed out yesterday, the skin of a citrus fruit is filled with fragrant, flavorful essential oils. So don't waste it! Here are three ways to turn …

How to Make Grilled Cheese (Better!)

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Warm, melted cheese between slices of golden-brown, buttered bread is one of life's simple pleasures. But does it always have to be SO simple? Read on for a …

How to Use a Mandoline

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One of our go-to tools in the kitchen is a mandoline. Not only does it save a ton of time, but it makes you look impressive even if …

How to Improvise: A Cooking Lesson From Sarah Carey

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If you've been watching Sarah's videos you know she's not really a "by the book" kind of cook. Even when the camera is trained on her every move, …

How to Cook Perfect Quinoa

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We all know what quinoa is by now, and hopefully we're all on the same page about how to pronounce it (that's "KEEN-wah" by the way), but the …

How to Pick the Best Avocado

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A great guacamole (or avocado alterna-dip) starts at the store. Even though it's not written into any recipe, selecting the right avocado is the key first step to …

Kitchen Cam: How to Make Buttermilk

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Here in the test kitchen, we consider buttermilk a dairy-aisle superstar, especially for baking: Its tenderizing capabilities produce perfect baked goods every time, and we love it in …