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  • Chinese soy sauces

    Each of the three kinds of soy sauce in the Steamed Pork Bun recipe contributes a different flavor nuance.

  • Wrapping Meatloaf in Bacon

    Learn how to wrap a meatloaf in bacon for a beautiful presentation.

  • How to disjoint a rabbit

    To make the Spiced Rabbit Tagine with Peas and Carrots, you’ll need to cut each rabbit into eight pieces. I'll take you through the steps.

  • Use wet hands for shaping meatloaf

    Ground meat mixtures, like those for meatloaves and meatballs, can be sticky to work with. Handling the mixture with wet hands helps.

  • Beans under pressure

    One thing we learned while testing the pressure cookers is that they’re great for cooking dried beans.

  • How to peel pearl onions

    Fresh pearl onions are the devil to peel unless you know a little trick—blanch them in boiling water first, and they practically peel themselves.

  • Bamboo steamers

    There are several good reasons to own a set of stacked bamboo steamers. I'll share them with you.

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