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kitchen cam: making a fast, foolproof vinaigrette

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With so many store-bought salad dressings available, it might not seem necessary to make it yourself, but once you see how easy and inexpensive a DIY dressing is, …

kitchen cam: how to roast an eggplant (without using your oven!)

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Isn't it ironic that eggplants taste so wonderful all charred and roasted but are at their peak season during August, when you least want to turn on the …

kitchen cam: tomatoes for gazpacho

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Tomato season is in full swing and, this year, we're vowing to get creative with the sun-ripened bounty. A plate of sliced tomatoes with salt and olive oil …

kitchen cam: how to cut a cantaloupe

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It's a star of summer and a fruit salad staple, but cutting cantaloupe can be a tricky task. Do it wrong, and you could end up wasting plenty …

kitchen cam: our favorite blueberries for baking

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Summer's blueberries are plump and juicy but, when it comes to baking, that may be too much of a good thing! The same characteristics that make these gems …

kitchen cam: how to muddle

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Fresh herbs can make a cocktail (or lemonade) extra refreshing. Lightly crushing herbs along with sugar, a technique called muddling, releases their essential oils and helps a drink's …

kitchen cam: how to cut corn off the cob

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Everyone loves fresh corn on the cob, but sometimes you want those sweet, juicy kernels off the cob to use in salads, relishes, or salsas. Here is our …

kitchen cam: how to soften butter for baking

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Beating butter with sugar is a key step in so many baking recipes. This process, called creaming, creates air pockets in the butter that give you tender cookies …