Kitchen Tips

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Focaccia Is the Easiest Bread, Ever (Really!)

Focaccia Is the Easiest Bread, Ever (Really!) 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

When it comes to bread baking, sourdough or not, focaccia is the easiest place to start.

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Deep Freeze: Frozen Food Is Cool Again

Deep Freeze: Frozen Food Is Cool Again 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

Find out why shoppers are warming up to frozen food, thanks to rising prices for fresh produce and other factors.

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The Case for Vintage Cookware

The Case for Vintage Cookware 2122 1421 Alison Ashton

My love of vintage cookware started when we were cleaned out my mom’s condo after she died, sorting through what to keep and what to give away. Before that, honestly, I didn’t really care much about “old stuff.”

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Chasing Perfect Thanksgiving Turkeys

Chasing Perfect Thanksgiving Turkeys 2000 1335 Alison Ashton

‘Tis the season for pictures of “perfect” roast turkeys populating social media feeds, magazines and ads. They’re the stuff of Norman Rockwellian dreams — presenting a perfectly cooked bird to…

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Stay Sharp: How to Be a Knife Master

Stay Sharp: How to Be a Knife Master 2000 1334 Alison Ashton

A razor-sharp knife is every cook’s BFF. Here’s how to sharpen dull knives and keep those blades sharp, plus bonus tips about the best cutting board, ever.

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