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Cooking Light: Cooking 101

  • 6 Types of Savory Beans

    6 Types of Savory Beans

    These beans are a perfect staple to keep around for meals that need some extra substance. They also contain fiber, protein, and antioxidants that can aid in digestion, help burn fat, and fight cancer.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • 15 Ways with Yogurt

    15 Ways with Yogurt

    Kick up your recipe repetoire with a little help from this secret (sometimes not-so-secret) ingredient.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • Top 4 Weeknight Cooking Cookbooks

    Top 4 Weeknight Cooking Cookbooks

    Find our top 4 picks for the best weeknight cooking cookbooks of the past 25 years.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • Foolproof Roast Chicken

    Foolproof Roast Chicken

    We discovered something different, and it yielded our juiciest bird ever.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • Artisanal Taste Test Awards

    Artisanal Taste Test Awards

    See the winning small-batch artisanal products in our third annual Taste Test Awards.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • 25 Secrets of Simple Cooking

    25 Secrets of Simple Cooking

    Our tricks, tips, and recipes for getting spectacular results with a minimum of fuss. Fish, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, and more.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • 10 Secrets to Cake Baking

    10 Secrets to Cake Baking

    Toss boxed cake mixes to the side and conquer your fear of homemade cakes with our secrets to baking the perfect cake.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • 2012 Taste Test Awards

    2012 Taste Test Awards

    These store-bought foods are the tastiest picks in America's grocery stores. We tested products in 13 different categories so you can keep your kitchen stocked with yummy staples.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • Recipe Makeovers

    Recipe Makeovers

    Lighter, healthier, but just as tasty: See how we made over these favorite dishes.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -
  • Gluten-Free Cookbook

    Gluten-Free Cookbook

    Simple food solutions for everyday meals.
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:13pm -

Epicurious: Family Meal Solutions

  • Coconut Macaroons

    Coconut Macaroons

    I have this great recipe for coconut macaroons. The place I got the recipe from, their macaroons are uniformly brown. Mine, the coconut is varied
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  • Appetizer Party

    Appetizer Party

    I've heard of some people having an appetizer party and I'm really into this idea! My husband and I recieved a ton of awesome dishes and
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  • Need a week of menus for the beach

    Need a week of menus for the beach

    I agreed to a cottage this year, which means I will be cooking on my vacation. 6 people ages 14-89. I don't want to spend all my time cooking and
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  • Cooking on a budget

    Cooking on a budget

    Although I am no stranger to this website, this is my first posting on the forum...Last night I made a recipe from here, TURKEY CHILI WITH
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  • Taco Pie

    Taco Pie

    1 lb ground turkey
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  • bruschetta

    bruschetta

    I want to make bruschetta sometime for an italian-themed meal, but I can't think of anything to make as an entree.  Any suggestions?
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  • How do I slow cook pork shoulder blade

    How do I slow cook pork shoulder blade

    I dont usually cook roasts but I need an easy recipe to cook a pork shoulder for the first time. its about 8.5lbs, nothing fancy just an easy all
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  • Substitutions

    Substitutions

    Can someone help me please?  Passover is just a couple of days away and I would like to make a good kosher dessert.  Do you know how I
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  • What's your greatest challenge with getting dinner ready?

    What's your greatest challenge with getting dinner ready?

    Hi Guys,I'm a chef who's worked in Europe and Australasia. I want to use the skills I've learned over the years to help
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  • Looking for a main to feed 16 people

    Looking for a main to feed 16 people

    Hi! I was hoping some of you could counsel me on a meal I'll be preparing for 16 hungry mouths. I have already decided on my accompanying dish,
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Epicurious: Kitchen Counsel

  • Problems using Recipe Box? Talk to us!

    Problems using Recipe Box? Talk to us!

    Some Epi members are having trouble accessing their Recipe Box. We're working to understand and resolve
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  • Spagetti sauce

    Spagetti sauce

    I made homemade sauce yesterday.  I cooked the italian sausage, the hamburger, the onions and garlic.  I sauteed the mushrooms with red
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  • An interesting op-ed piece about southern cooking and the influence

    An interesting op-ed piece about southern cooking and the influence

    of the black women who worked in the kitchens of the "white folk".
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  • All Clad sale

    All Clad sale


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  • Bargain hunting--pay attention to the bottom line.

    Bargain hunting--pay attention to the bottom line.

    Went to the store to get 2 chicken breasts to do for stir fry tonight. It's Tuesday, so the last night of the weekly specials AND I see that they
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  • So who wears an apron?

    So who wears an apron?

    A towel at the belt for you or a genuine apron?:  A waiter's waist high or a bib?  Prdoct promoting (thereby being cheaper or free) or
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  • Broken Fridge!

    Broken Fridge!

    Something happened to my fridge/freezer, yesterday I opened it up and everything in the fridge was warm, and the freezer was slowly defrosting.
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  • Why no recipes for Hoisin Sauce

    Why no recipes for Hoisin Sauce

    All the recipes here call for adding bought hoisin sauce.  I am trying to figure out why.  Also what is in it anyway?  Someone
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  • Why not here too?

    Why not here too?

    As thoase of you who visit other food discussion boards  will know, a recent hot topic is Paula Deen and her use of the "n-word" at least one
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  • Peeling Roasted Peppers

    Peeling Roasted Peppers

    Roasted some peppers today for a soup - charred them under the broiler and let them steam in a bag for 15 minutes.  Most of the skins came
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Our Best Bites

  • newHow to Travel the East Coast with Kids (Part 1)

    How to Travel the East Coast with Kids (Part 1)

    At the beginning of the summer my husband and I, along with our 4 kids (ages 2-11) did a vacation up the East Coast and I shared every day on Instagram stories.  During that time I got LOADS of requests to share our itinerary and more info.  …
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  • 3 Easy Peanut Butter Recipes

    3 Easy Peanut Butter Recipes

    My kids went back to school this week, which means when my alarm goes off in the morning, I actually have to get up instead of hitting the snooze button and checking to see if that cute mouse with a hat filter will ever show back up on Snapchat…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 11:34pm -
  • Pizza Roll Sheet-pan Sandwiches

    Pizza Roll Sheet-pan Sandwiches

    A few weeks ago I posted these Bacon Ranch Chicken Sliders and they were SO popular!  I use that same method with a lot of different variations and I figured if you liked those ones so much, you’ll probably like some of the others!  So toda…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 2:01am -
  • Pesto Yogurt Dip

    Pesto Yogurt Dip

    Veggie platters are one of my favorite snacks (and one of my favorite ways to survive late summer.) But I get kind of tired of the typical ranch or dill dips, so I was excited to see this Pesto dip in this month’s Cooking Light. It’s super…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 8:52am -
  • Flashback Friday: The Best Chocolate Zucchini Bread (No, really.)

    Flashback Friday: The Best Chocolate Zucchini Bread (No, really.)

    I think I snap new photos for this post every single summer and then never update it.  Promised myself I would actually do it this year!  This is hands down, the BEST double chocolate zucchini bread, totally packed with our favorite green sum…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 2:01am -
  • Italian Sausage and Zucchini Linguine

    Italian Sausage and Zucchini Linguine

    Last week, I posted one of my favorite meal subscription recipes and told you about another recipe from the same service that I absolutely loved. Like, ate this Italian Sausage and Zucchini Linguine for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a late n…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 1:15am -
  • Salted Caramel Ice Cream

    Salted Caramel Ice Cream

    One of my favorite ways to come up with new recipes is taking one I already love and changing the flavor profile.  When it comes to sweet stuff, one of the first things I think about is what will happen if you swap out sugars.  Often times si…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 9:42am -
  • Herbed Steak with Orzo Caprese Salad

    Herbed Steak with Orzo Caprese Salad

    So meal subscriptions are kind of all the rage right now. When people find out that I get a meal subscription box every week, they’re kind of like, “Ummm…aren’t you supposed to be helping other people figure out what to cook?” And i…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Aug 17, 9:02am -
  • Grilled Caprese Zucchini

    Grilled Caprese Zucchini

    When I’ve got tomatoes from the garden I dream about allll the Caprese recipes, all the time.  My favorite way to eat a classic Caprese salad is on slices of toasted baguette, but the other day when I was picking zucchini I realized it might…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 2:01am -
  • Moscow Mule

    Moscow Mule

    So I think I’ve shared before about how I have to be really careful about taking sleeping medication because I have a tendency to do things without realizing it, like that time when I woke up to an inbox full of Etsy notifications that I had…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Jul 17, 2:01am -

Saveur: Techniques

  • 10 Flavor-Packed Leaves From Around the World to Bring Into Your Kitchen

    10 Flavor-Packed Leaves From Around the World to Bring Into Your Kitchen

    Leaves: A lot to be desired, from sassafras to shiso Lettuces are lovely and herbs are essential, but they're hardly the only foliage deployed in cooking. For centuries, European cheesemakers have aged their wares in deciduous tree le…
    - 88 days ago, 25 May 17, 11:00am -
  • A General Theory for Cooking Great Vegetables

    A General Theory for Cooking Great Vegetables

    Focus and attention (and a little homemade stock) can help your carrots and radishes shine Watching Laurent work with vegetables brings to mind tai chi. Central to the traditional Taoist martial art, which I've been practicing for a d…
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  • 4 Easy Ways to Elevate Your Thanksgiving Turkey

    4 Easy Ways to Elevate Your Thanksgiving Turkey

    Why we embrace the dry brine but not always the whole bird Our tips for better turkey. Matt Taylor-Gross Skip the Water in Your BrineBrining makes for a juicier turkey that’s harder to overcook, but it’s al…
    - 21 Nov 16, 10:00am -
  • 6 Ways to Improve Your Thanksgiving Pie

    6 Ways to Improve Your Thanksgiving Pie

    How to boost the flavor of your crust and nail perfect apple pie Pies pies pies pies pies James Roper You Don't Need to Make Three Kinds of PieSome paroxysm of paranoia seems to hit us bakers in the days leadin…
    - 14 Nov 16, 9:00am -
  • 7 Ways to Improve Your Thanksgiving Sides

    7 Ways to Improve Your Thanksgiving Sides

    Hack your way to better gravy with booze and the fastest way to peel a head of garlic Classic sides like green bean casserole get a major improvement. Laura Sant The Case for DIY French Fried OnionsDon’t tell…
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  • 4 Ways to Improve Your Thanksgiving Drinks

    4 Ways to Improve Your Thanksgiving Drinks

    Thanksgiving drink guide Matt Taylor-Gross CiderWhat’s the best wine to drink during Thanksgiving? Cider. Yes, good hard not-too-sweet cider from England, France, Spain, and increasingly the US. A good cider complements…
    - 1 Nov 16, 12:17pm -
  • The Perfect Bird: How to Roast the Best Thanksgiving Turkey

    The Perfect Bird: How to Roast the Best Thanksgiving Turkey

    Thanksgiving turkey that's juicy, meaty, and fall-apart tender The flavors of Senegal—sour tamarind, fiery scotch bonnets, and pungent fish sauce—add umami-rich depth to this unexpected Thanksgiving bird. Get the recipe fo…
    - 21 Oct 16, 1:24pm -
  • The Easiest Way to Spice Up Your Cocktail Syrups

    The Easiest Way to Spice Up Your Cocktail Syrups

    Flavored syrups aren't only for trendy bars Read any modern-day cocktail menu and you’ll find syrups all over the place: cinnamon syrup, housemade vanilla syrup, handcrafted arugula-truffle syrup. (Okay, we haven’t seen that last…
    - 24 Mar 16, 12:00pm -
  • How Maryland's Official State Cake Got its Stripes

    How Maryland's Official State Cake Got its Stripes

    Lean Eskin peels back the layers and mysteries of the Smith Island cake These two distinctly American cakes—Doberge and Smith Island—might share a common ancestor. Ryan Liebe | Food Styling Mariana Velasquez…
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  • Shallot and Red Wine Purée

    Shallot and Red Wine Purée

    Chef David Bouley slowly oven-roasts unpeeled shallots for this purée, and while the skins are removed from the final product, they help add a deep, caramelized flavor to each bite. Stir into tomato-based sauces, add to stir-fries, or spread on…
    - 2 Feb 16, 9:30am -

Smitten Kitchen Tips

  • cheesecake bars with all the berries

    cheesecake bars with all the berries

    This has been my go-to cheesecake for as long as I have cooked. Gourmet Magazine published it in 1999, but the recipe hailed from Santa Fe’s Three Cities of Spain coffeehouse* a place I didn’t know a thing about until this week, when cur…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 12:07pm -
  • fried rice with zucchini, tomatoes and parmesan

    fried rice with zucchini, tomatoes and parmesan

    Fried rice is a triumph of resourcefulness. It’s budget-friendly, all leftovers are welcome, and there’s no strict formula or ingredient list, jus stir-frying cooked rice with whatever you have around — eggs, scraps of vegetables, seaf…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 12:41pm -
  • blackberry-blueberry crumb pie

    blackberry-blueberry crumb pie

    I am completely and utterly failing at having a low-key, lazy summer. In part because, wait, didn’t summer just begin (NYC schools go to essentially the last day of June) and more largely because I seem to be jumping from big project to bi…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 12:22pm -
  • german chocolate cake + a wedding cake

    german chocolate cake + a wedding cake

    Many years ago, with absolutely no experience or clue, I made a wedding cake for friends. It was fun and I learned a lot, but in the end declared it “fully out of my system.” Apparently, 9 years is the statute of limitations on such clai…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 1:06pm -
  • hummus heaped with tomatoes and cucumbers

    hummus heaped with tomatoes and cucumbers

    Like clockwork every summer, I decide that the only thing I want to eat, maybe forever because when it’s warm out I completely forget winter is coming (I’m sorry, I had to), are variations on tomato-cucumber salad. We did a world tour of…
    - 34 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 1:31pm -
  • confetti party cake

    confetti party cake

    There comes a time in every parent’s life when love must be expressed through buttercream, food dye, and sprinkles; I just didn’t know it would be so soon this time. For my daughter’s second birthday, I planned, as I had as had on her…
    - 40 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 1:31pm -
  • grilled pizza

    grilled pizza

    Before we snuck a grill onto our balcony one glorious day last May, I would regularly show up at friends-with-grills homes with prepared pizza dough and a few toppings in the summer; I love grilled pizza so much that I’d feed a crowd just…
    - 52 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 12:24pm -
  • best hot fudge sauce

    best hot fudge sauce

    There are a lot of good reasons to put two small jars of homemade hot fudge sauce in your fridge in approximately 10 minutes and possibly forever:•Hot fudge sauce is the easiest thing on earth to make, and absolutely nothing from a squee…
    - 55 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 11:54am -
  • zucchini grilled cheese

    zucchini grilled cheese

    A highly recommended way to be very unpopular with the people you share meals with is to tell them you’re making zucchini grilled cheese for dinner.“Like, zucchini as the bread?”“Zucchini instead of cheese?”“But I don’t like…
    - 60 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 12:04pm -
  • easy drop berry shortcakes

    easy drop berry shortcakes

    A couple weeks ago, and because I admittedly ask my husband to pick up strawberries on his way home far more often than I have an exact “agenda” for them besides, you know, breakfast, lunch, and dinner — I made the strawberry shortcake…
    - 69 days ago, 13 Jun 17, 11:56am -
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