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Month: February 2018

Amari 101: Your Guide to Italy’s Essential Bittersweet Liqueurs

February 28, 2018

Do you know your Campari from your Aperol, Montenegro, or Fernet? From bright-red and citrusy to dark and herbal, here are 12 excellent bottles of amaro to grab off the shelf today. Read More

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How to Make Sweet or Savory Lassi, the Original Milkshake

February 28, 2018

Lassis are the original smoothies—tart whole-milk yogurt, whisked with buttermilk or milk and flavored with fruit or herb purées. Here’s how to make an authentic version at home. Read More

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Lemony Broccoli Rabe with White Beans

February 28, 2018

Years ago, I was with a group of friends talking about the dishes that our mothers made all the time and that became our idea of comfort food. One of the women said that her Italian-American mom made broccoli rabe and cooked it with lots of lemon and white beans. We all quizzed her like […]

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Lemony Broccoli Rabe with White Beans

February 28, 2018

Years ago, I was with a group of friends talking about the dishes that our mothers made all the time and that became our idea of comfort food. One of the women said that her Italian-American mom made broccoli rabe and cooked it with lots of lemon and white beans. We all quizzed her like […]

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Get 73% Off an 8-Piece Cuisinart Cookware Starter Kit

February 27, 2018

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8 Recipes I Know My Kids Will Love

February 27, 2018

Ah, children. They can be our biggest fans and also our biggest challengers when it comes to cooking. Getting a meal on the table that they will eat sometimes feels like a Herculean task. Continue reading “8 Recipes I Know My Kids Will Love” »

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Why Sizzle Platters and Eighth-Sheet Pans Belong in Every Kitchen

February 27, 2018

Smaller baking sheets and sizzle platters are often even more useful at home than larger half-sheet pans. Here’s why. Read More

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Easy Chicken Mac and Cheese

February 26, 2018

As I’ve grown as a home cook, prioritizing flexibility in recipes is something I’ve learned to truly cherish. Especially now that I’m a busy parent, I find myself asking a series of questions any time I approach a recipe: Can I substitute leftovers for an ingredient in a recipe I want to make? Can I […]

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The Best Can Openers

February 26, 2018

We tested 28 handheld can openers—traditional rotary-style, safety rotary-style, and fixed—to find the ones that are easiest and fastest to use, as well as comfortable to hold. Read More

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Vegan Chocolate Frosting

February 25, 2018

When I’m baking, I love having a few reliable back-pocket recipes that don’t take a lot of fuss (no candy thermometers, please!) and that have an equally fuss-free ingredient list. But a thick and fudgy chocolate frosting that spreads easily and is dairy-free? This has proven to be an elusive thing. However, I was determined […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Cupcakes

February 25, 2018

Growing up, my mom always made her famous chocolate potato cake for each of our birthdays. I know, I know: it sounds very odd, but the truth is you never actually tasted the potato and it really just ensured that the batter was super moist, which I probably never appreciated as a kid but certainly […]

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Meal Plan for February Week 4

February 24, 2018

I often try to keep Monday dinners super simple, but lately I’ve found that it’s Wednesday nights that have been the troublemaker. By this time in the week, everyone’s starting to get tired from the pace of the work (and daycare) week, and yet it’s just not quite close enough to Friday to let our […]

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Homemade Cannoli That Live Up to the Hype

February 23, 2018

Good cannoli are impossible to find, but they’re more than possible to make at home—if you have the right ingredients, anyway. Start with the best-quality ricotta, something irresistibly fresh and creamy all on its own. Stirred into a batch of homemade vanilla pudding, that ricotta becomes a sweet and silky filling for the crispy homemade […]

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Homemade Cannoli That Live Up to the Hype

February 23, 2018

Good cannoli are impossible to find, but they’re more than possible to make at home—if you have the right ingredients, anyway. Start with the best-quality ricotta, something irresistibly fresh and creamy all on its own. Stirred into a batch of homemade vanilla pudding, that ricotta becomes a sweet and silky filling for the crispy homemade […]

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Homemade Cannoli That Live Up to the Hype

February 23, 2018

Good cannoli are impossible to find, but they’re more than possible to make at home—if you have the right ingredients, anyway. Start with the best-quality ricotta, something irresistibly fresh and creamy all on its own. Stirred into a batch of homemade vanilla pudding, that ricotta becomes a sweet and silky filling for the crispy homemade […]

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Homemade Cannoli That Live Up to the Hype

February 23, 2018

Good cannoli are impossible to find, but they’re more than possible to make at home—if you have the right ingredients, anyway. Start with the best-quality ricotta, something irresistibly fresh and creamy all on its own. Stirred into a batch of homemade vanilla pudding, that ricotta becomes a sweet and silky filling for the crispy homemade […]

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