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Cooking Techniques

7 Basic Cooking Methods Everyone Should Know

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.10.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

A cheat sheet of the most common cooking methods and how to perfect them.

Stovetop Crispy Chicken Skin

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

A non-stick pan is the perfect tool for achieving crispy chicken skin on your stovetop at home.

The Simple Way to Crispy Chicken Skin

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Crispy skin is the holy grail of chicken roasting.

The Science of Frying

Amanda Greene | Posted 05.16.2013 | Taste
Amanda Greene

How simple hot oil transforms everyday foods into sinful delights!

Artichokes: Bake, Boil or Steam?

Amanda Greene | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Amanda Greene

It's peak artichoke season from March to May, so don't let this intimidating vegetable scare you away!

How And When To Dress A Salad

Caroline Phelps | Posted 11.26.2012 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Are wilted soggy greens looking back at you from your plate? Here are some quick and easy tips on how to make the perfect salad.

The Link Between Grilled Foods and Cancer

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

t's summer and the barbecue is all fired up. You can smell it from your neighbors backyard, and you are salivating. Don't jump over the fence quite so fast. Think before you eat! The longer meat is cooked, the more dangerous it becomes.

How To Cook If You Don't Cook

Janice Harper | Posted 09.17.2012 | Taste
Janice Harper

What works for experienced cooks is not going to work for kitchen-resistant cooks. So here's my advice to people who don't cook.

Why You Should Use A Wooden Spoon

finecooking.com | Brian Geiger | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Lara Welch asks, "Why do some recipes mention using a wooden spoon, specifically, to stir? Why wooden over plastic?" Hi, Laura, There are a few pr...

10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Started Cooking

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 12.06.2011 | Food
Jenny Rosenstrach

Here is a list of things I wish someone told me when I started cooking 15 years ago.

The Best Ways To Grind Beef

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt at Serious Eats | Posted 06.01.2011 | Food

As for the method of deconstruction, my usual go-to is the KitchenAid meat grinder (check out this article for tips on how to use it), but is that alw...

Edible Radio Episode 73 Blue Plate Special with Dave Joachim

Edible | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Edible

Listen to this podcast on Edible Radio. Blue Plate Special hosts Kurt and Christine Friese talk to Dave Joachim, author of 19 cookbooks, including ...