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Entries from the ‘Cooking Tips’ Category

5 Ways to Use Poached Chicken

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If you master just one chicken-cooking method, make it poaching. This simple technique is at the top of our list because poached chicken is such a versatile ingredient: …

Five Strategies for Speedier Dinners

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We'll do almost anything to reclaim a bit of our weeknight time—except sacrifice a delicious dinner. Get the best of both worlds by using a make-ahead recipe: Do …

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 Tell if Your Baking Powder is Still Good

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Less-than-fresh baking powder can be the difference between the Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies and hockey pucks. Baking powder is a leavener—it produces carbon dioxide bubbles that help dough …

Quick Tips for Slow Cooking

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Isn't technology wonderful? We love knowing that we can throw ingredients into our slow cooker, then disappear for four hours only to find dinner completely made when we …

Kitchen Cam: A Quick Tip for Shredding Mozzarella

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Let's talk cheese-grating: Have you ever ended up with a falling-apart piece of fresh mozzarella instead of a perfect pile of shredded cheese? It was a common complaint …

cuppow: a sippy-cup for grown-ups

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You already know that we're deeply in love with making our own cold brew here at Everyday Food. Some crazy people, like yours truly, even make theirs with decaf …

Pressure Cooker Giveaway (Update)

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Want to get dinner on the table in a third of the time and with minimal cleanup? Take a look at the pressure cooker story in our September …