Copyright (c) 2014 FineCooking.com en-us FineCooking.com - "Test Kitchen" blog entries FineCooking.com - "Test Kitchen" blog entries http://www.finecooking.com/blog/test-kitchen Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:42:40 -0500 FineCooking.com - "Test Kitchen" blog entries FineCooking.com - "Test Kitchen" blog entries http://www.finecooking.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finecooking.com/blog/test-kitchen <![CDATA[Why Salisbury steak?]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:32:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60933/why-salisbury-steak http://www.finecooking.com/item/60933/why-salisbury-steak Why Salisbury steak? Posted by FC_Editors
Find out why it's called Salisbury steak ]]>
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<![CDATA[Splitting Ways on Wild Rice]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:29:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60928/splitting-ways-on-wild-rice http://www.finecooking.com/item/60928/splitting-ways-on-wild-rice Splitting Ways on Wild Rice Posted by joanne_smart
How to cook tender rice ]]>
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<![CDATA[Comparing How We Crimp Pies]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:16:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60923/comparing-how-we-crimp-pies http://www.finecooking.com/item/60923/comparing-how-we-crimp-pies Comparing How We Crimp Pies Posted by FC_Editors
See different ways to crimp your pie crust ]]>
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<![CDATA[Vetting Vegan Cream Cheeses]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:13:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60917/vetting-vegan-cream-cheeses http://www.finecooking.com/item/60917/vetting-vegan-cream-cheeses Vetting Vegan Cream Cheeses Posted by FC_Editors
Choosing dairy-free cream cheese ]]>
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<![CDATA[What is a bouquet garni?]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60912/what-is-a-bouquet-garni http://www.finecooking.com/item/60912/what-is-a-bouquet-garni What is a bouquet garni? Posted by FC_Editors
Find out what's in a bouquet garni ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cooking with Cauliflower? Here's How to Cut It]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:06:50 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60907/cooking-with-cauliflower-heres-how-to-cut-it http://www.finecooking.com/item/60907/cooking-with-cauliflower-heres-how-to-cut-it Cooking with Cauliflower? Here's How to Cut It Posted by FC_Editors
How to customize the cut for the cooking method ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Cut Round Tomatoes Crosswise to Seed]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:34:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60010/how-to-cut-round-tomatoes-crosswise-to-seed http://www.finecooking.com/item/60010/how-to-cut-round-tomatoes-crosswise-to-seed How to Cut Round Tomatoes Crosswise to Seed Posted by ShelleyWiseman
Cut across the equator to seed tomatoes ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Really Great Grate for Grilling]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:30:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60023/a-really-great-grate-for-grilling http://www.finecooking.com/item/60023/a-really-great-grate-for-grilling A Really Great Grate for Grilling Posted by JuliRoberts
The GrillGrate amplifies and evens out the heat on your grill ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Get the Best Flavor from No-Bake Desserts]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:00:32 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60094/how-to-get-the-best-flavor-from-no-bake-desserts http://www.finecooking.com/item/60094/how-to-get-the-best-flavor-from-no-bake-desserts How to Get the Best Flavor from No-Bake Desserts Posted by FC_Editors
The ultimate summer paradox: it's too hot to bake, but you want a crowd-pleasing dessert. Here are tips for cool, creamy desserts, no oven required. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Twelve Ways to Use Tomato Jam]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:40:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60081/twelve-ways-to-use-tomato-jam http://www.finecooking.com/item/60081/twelve-ways-to-use-tomato-jam Twelve Ways to Use Tomato Jam Posted by FC_Editors
12 Ideas for using Barbara Lynch's sumptuous tomato spread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Zest Lemons]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:28:32 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60001/how-to-zest-lemons http://www.finecooking.com/item/60001/how-to-zest-lemons How to Zest Lemons Posted by RonneDay
A tool for making citrus curls ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Julienne Radishes]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:23:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60029/how-to-julienne-radishes http://www.finecooking.com/item/60029/how-to-julienne-radishes How to Julienne Radishes Posted by ShelleyWiseman
Two ways to quickly cut radishes into matchsticks ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Pick the Right Skewers for Kebabs, Plus Grilling Tips]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:18:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59961/how-to-pick-the-right-skewers-for-kebabs-plus-grilling-tips http://www.finecooking.com/item/59961/how-to-pick-the-right-skewers-for-kebabs-plus-grilling-tips How to Pick the Right Skewers for Kebabs, Plus Grilling Tips Posted by FC_Editors
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking host and chef Pete Evans shares his tips on making kebabs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Salmon Cooked as You Like It]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:07:12 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59059/salmon-cooked-as-you-like-it http://www.finecooking.com/item/59059/salmon-cooked-as-you-like-it Salmon Cooked as You Like It Posted by FC_Editors
A visual guide to what salmon should look like from rare to well done. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Carve a Whole Salmon]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:49:23 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59083/how-to-carve-a-whole-salmon http://www.finecooking.com/item/59083/how-to-carve-a-whole-salmon How to Carve a Whole Salmon Posted by FC_Editors
Grilled whole salmon makes an impressive main course, but there’s a catch; you need to know how to carve it properly. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Tip for Cooking with Scallions]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:55 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59073/a-tip-for-cooking-with-scallions http://www.finecooking.com/item/59073/a-tip-for-cooking-with-scallions A Tip for Cooking with Scallions Posted by FC_Editors
Learn when to use the light and dark parts of scallions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Ice cream machines ready when you are]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:58:06 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59070/ice-cream-machines-ready-when-you-are http://www.finecooking.com/item/59070/ice-cream-machines-ready-when-you-are Ice cream machines ready when you are Posted by JuliRoberts
There are (finally!) smaller, less expensive ice cream makers on the market now. Here are two worth considering. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Peel Jicama]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:51:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59056/how-to-peel-jicama http://www.finecooking.com/item/59056/how-to-peel-jicama How to Peel Jicama Posted by ShelleyWiseman
While the dark outer skin is easy to see and remove, there's also a fibrous layer just under the skin that should be peeled away. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Clean and Trim Artichokes for Recipes]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:25:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/13872/how-to-clean-and-trim-artichokes-for-recipes http://www.finecooking.com/item/13872/how-to-clean-and-trim-artichokes-for-recipes How to Clean and Trim Artichokes for Recipes Posted by FC_Editors
Learn four simple ways to clean and trim artichokes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Good in a pinch: Sicilia Lemon Juice]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:42:06 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/58022/good-in-a-pinch-sicilia-lemon-juice http://www.finecooking.com/item/58022/good-in-a-pinch-sicilia-lemon-juice Good in a pinch: Sicilia Lemon Juice Posted by RonneDay
It’s good to have this backup handy when you don’t have any fresh lemons. ]]>
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