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Entries from the ‘Cooking Tips’ Category

how to make homemade bread crumbs

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I'm not one of those people who gets excited about the idea of homemade staples. You'll never see me making my own yogurt or processing nuts for my …

AeroPress: Holiday gift for the coffee geek

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All of my coffee-loving friends and family are obsessed with this little gizmo, called an AeroPress. Last year my husband and I gave them as stocking stuffers to …

freeze it: soffrito

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A soffrito is a flavorful mix of aromatic vegetables, usually onion, carrot, celery and/or green bell pepper cooked gently in olive oil, and is the base for many …

dairy-free chocolate mousse

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When I was a kid, my ideal dinner menu was fettucine alfredo followed by chocolate mousse, which obviously I called chocolate mouse. My mom used to make it …

Thanksgiving How-to: Perfect pie crust

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Looking to make a picture-perfect pie this holiday season? Start with our basic pie crust recipe, then follow these simple, illustrated steps for making the dough, rolling it out, …

tips for cooking in a small kitchen

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I’ve been cooking in a long galley kitchen for the past four years, and while it works just perfectly for everyday things like making breakfast, weeknight dinners, and …

make it work for you

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How do you make the muffin tin Upside-down Mushroom Tartlets from our September issue without a muffin tin? One of our ingenious readers figured out a solution and …

Corn on the Cob

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From East coast to West, everyone loves end-of-summer corn on the cob. Every family has its own tradition for how to enjoy the season’s bounty. There are recipes for grilled, steamed, …