Copyright (c) 2015 FineCooking.com en-us FineCooking.com - "Test Kitchen" blog entries FineCooking.com - "Test Kitchen" blog entries http://www.finecooking.com/blog/test-kitchen Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:49:33 -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[Freeze Flat for Compact Storage and Quicker Thawing]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:28:40 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60971/freeze-flat-for-compact-storage-and-quicker-thawing http://www.finecooking.com/item/60971/freeze-flat-for-compact-storage-and-quicker-thawing Freeze Flat for Compact Storage and Quicker Thawing Posted by joanne_smart
Find out how to freeze liquids for easier storage ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Remove a Blood Line]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:41:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/64031/how-to-remove-a-blood-line http://www.finecooking.com/item/64031/how-to-remove-a-blood-line How to Remove a Blood Line Posted by RonneDay
Remove the blood line, which runs through the center of some fish ]]>
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<![CDATA[Choosing a Skimmer for Frying]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:37:25 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/64035/choosing-a-skimmer-for-frying http://www.finecooking.com/item/64035/choosing-a-skimmer-for-frying Choosing a Skimmer for Frying Posted by FC_Editors
Find out what skimmer is right for the job. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Choose a Pasta Machine]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:24:19 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/64077/how-to-choose-a-pasta-machine http://www.finecooking.com/item/64077/how-to-choose-a-pasta-machine How to Choose a Pasta Machine Posted by JuliRoberts
If you're in the market for a pasta rolling machine, you'll quickly see you can spend anywhere from $30 for a small hand-cranked machine to $1,500 for a motorized restaurant-grade machine, with plenty of models and prices for both kinds in between. Which to choose? ]]>
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<![CDATA[What to Look for in a Slow Cooker]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:19:37 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/64027/what-to-look-for-in-a-slow-cooker http://www.finecooking.com/item/64027/what-to-look-for-in-a-slow-cooker What to Look for in a Slow Cooker Posted by FC_Editors
Find out how to choose your slow cooker ]]>
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<![CDATA[A New Way to Peel a Mango]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:32:40 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/64022/a-new-way-to-peel-a-mango http://www.finecooking.com/item/64022/a-new-way-to-peel-a-mango A New Way to Peel a Mango Posted by joanne_smart
How to peel a mango using a glass ]]>
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<![CDATA[Choosing and Using a Candy Thermometer]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:16:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/63301/choosing-and-using-a-candy-thermometer http://www.finecooking.com/item/63301/choosing-and-using-a-candy-thermometer Choosing and Using a Candy Thermometer Posted by FC_Editors
Which candy thermometer is the best? ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Temper Creme Anglaise]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:10:44 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/63296/how-to-temper-creme-anglaise http://www.finecooking.com/item/63296/how-to-temper-creme-anglaise How to Temper Creme Anglaise Posted by FC_Editors
Learn how to temper your crème anglaise ]]>
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<![CDATA[3 Ways to Boost Your Bubbly]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:54:12 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/63290/3-ways-to-boost-your-bubbly http://www.finecooking.com/item/63290/3-ways-to-boost-your-bubbly 3 Ways to Boost Your Bubbly Posted by FC_Editors
Fine Cooking editors share their favorite ways to add a flavor boost to a glass of inexpensive champagne ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Fry Herbs]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:45:34 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/61587/how-to-fry-herbs http://www.finecooking.com/item/61587/how-to-fry-herbs How to Fry Herbs Posted by FC_Editors
Learn to make fried herbs, a lively, tasty garnish ]]>
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<![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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