Keep It or Toss It: Cutlery and Tools

Big ticket items like cookware and small appliances are memorable purchases that usually involve forethought. Smaller kitchen items often don’t receive as much consideration, even though they’re just as essential to food preparation. We’re talking ab

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Homemade Pita Chips: Any Way You Like Them

The snack aisles at the supermarket are filled with lots of choices, and some of them may look more nutritious than they actually are. Instead of grabbing a bag of pita chips, try making your own at home. Pack them as a lunch box snack or serve them

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Make Your Steak Better With a Reverse Sear

When most people cook a steak at home, we use a dry heat cooking method such as grilling, broiling, or searing. We cook each piece of meat until the center temperature reaches the point of doneness we want: rare, medium-rare, medium, medium-w

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Pain Perdu: Not Just Fancy French Toast

French toast may be one of the first foods we learn to cook, often as children. It’s easy enough to whisk milk and eggs together, dip sandwich bread in the mixture, and cook it in a skillet until it’s golden brown. Is pain perdu just a fancy Frenc

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