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How To Make the Very Best Cheesy Potatoes

Few can resist the comforting combination of tender potatoes and warm, bubbling cheese — which is why this cheesy potato casserole deserves a spot on everyone’s table this spring. Whether you’re hosting Easter brunch or simply making Sunday dinner for the family, it’s sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. Here’s how […]

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Barbecue Sauce

Chef’s Note “This recipe was published in the cookbook of The Sisterhood and Garden Circle of Temple Israel, New Rochelle, NY (without copyright notice), second printing, September, 1965.This recipe is an old Southern recipe and is perfect for chicken.The original recipe was used for grilled chickens, cooked outdoors on a grill, and given to Dr. […]

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5 Things You Should Never Do With a Slice of Good Pizza

At Upside Pizza in Manhattan, co-founder Noam Grossman works really hard to make sure every pie tastes just right. He sources seasonal ingredients from the farmers’ market. He makes mozzerella fresh in the basement. The dough is made from a sourdough starter, not commercial yeast, a process that takes a lot of painstaking experimentation to get right. […]

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How To Make Instant Pot Yogurt, Step by Step

I admit that I long avoided the Instant Pot’s yogurt function. But curiosity — and weeks of following threads in Instant Pot communities on Facebook — got the best of me. I’m so glad it did, because Instant Pot yogurt is truly a marvel. Perhaps the best part is that you can make your yogurt […]

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36 Ways to Use Miso in the Kitchen

In my opinion, there’s nothing a little fermented flavor can’t amplify. Kombucha? Fantastic. Vinegar? Oh yes. Yogurt? Don’t get me started or I’ll never shut up. There’s always room for a little more depth of flavor, and fermented soybean paste—a.k.a. miso—can add impressive complexity to all kinds of foods. Miso is inexpensive, easy, and accessible, […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Making Pasta From Scratch

Like many carb dishes, pasta is overwhelmingly better when served fresh. Store-bought will do, but biting into a forkful of just-made spaghetti or linguine or rigatoni is real living. If the idea of making pasta for the first time is daunting, fear not. We’ve asked professionals in the pasta world to help break down beginner […]

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Why Does Cilantro Taste Like Soap to Some People?

Cilantro (or coriander leaves) is probably the most divisive herb there is. Most people find it to be an inoffensive, fresh, citrus-y addition to all sorts of Eastern dishes. Then there are those in the small (but very, very loud) anti-cilantro camp. These people aren’t just mildly averse to the herb—they loathe it. Cilantrophobes have likened […]

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Skillet Chicken Parmesan

Good old-fashioned chicken Parmesan gets the skillet treatment in this one-pot dish. Serve with rice or spaghetti for comfort food at its finest—and fastest! One of the first classic Italian dishes I mastered was a traditional chicken Parmesan. It’s a special dish but does require some serious work. A classic chicken Parmesan recipe will probably […]

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Chicken, Sausage, Peppers, and Potatoes Recipe

"You’ll need a large, heavy-duty roasting pan (or a couple of smaller ones) and a very hot oven for this delicious dish. The long oven time makes everything beautifully caramelized and the chicken fork tender." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 4 large links hot Italian sausage 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 6 bone-in, skin on chicken […]

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Make Fish Tacos, Celebrate Spring

It is finally, officially spring time, which means that we are leaving the season of soups and stews and sailing headlong into a glorious future full of fresh spring vegetables and fruits. No only does that mean that it’s time for asparagus and strawberries; for me, it’s when I start moving away from heartier beef and […]