Copyright (c) 2014 FineCooking.com en-us FineCooking.com - Blogs category featured posts FineCooking.com - Blogs category featured posts http://www.finecooking.com/blogs Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:02:57 -0500 FineCooking.com - Blogs category featured posts FineCooking.com - Blogs category featured posts http://www.finecooking.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finecooking.com/blogs <![CDATA[Week of August 11, 2014]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:45:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60893/week-of-august-11-2014 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60893/week-of-august-11-2014 Week of August 11, 2014 Posted by FC_Editors
This was the week Abby coined the phrase "sea of meat." It means (we think) exactly what you think it means. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Week of August 4, 2014]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:10:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60881/week-of-august-4-2014 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60881/week-of-august-4-2014 Week of August 4, 2014 Posted by FC_Editors
It was a good week to be a Fine Cooking staffer. We hobnobbed with some of the coolest chefs (and foodies!) in California at Eat Drink SF 2014. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Secret to Easier Cookie Crusts]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:49:02 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60480/the-secret-to-easier-cookie-crusts http://www.finecooking.com/item/60480/the-secret-to-easier-cookie-crusts The Secret to Easier Cookie Crusts Posted by sbreckenridge
A pie crust of cookie crumbs and butter is a simple alternative to pastry. But there's a way to make it even easier. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Week of July 28, 2014]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:50:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60871/week-of-july-28-2014 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60871/week-of-july-28-2014 Week of July 28, 2014 Posted by FC_Editors
This week, we launched a new blog. Find out what happens behind-the-scenes at Fine Cooking magazine. ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/60871/week-of-july-28-2014
<![CDATA[Win Oxo's Good Grips Salad Spinner]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:17:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60336/win-oxos-good-grips-salad-spinner http://www.finecooking.com/item/60336/win-oxos-good-grips-salad-spinner Win Oxo's Good Grips Salad Spinner Posted by raitken_fcweb
Got salad? (It's summer; who isn't making a big salad every night?) You need Oxo's Good Grips Salad Spinner. Enter to win one in our latest giveaway. ]]>
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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[The Essential New York Times Grilling Cookbook]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:42:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60063/the-essential-new-york-times-grilling-cookbook http://www.finecooking.com/item/60063/the-essential-new-york-times-grilling-cookbook The Essential New York Times Grilling Cookbook Posted by joanne_smart
Fans of the New York Times and of grilling will go gaga over this book. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Farm to Spoon: Summer Soups]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:05:59 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60086/farm-to-spoon-summer-soups http://www.finecooking.com/item/60086/farm-to-spoon-summer-soups Farm to Spoon: Summer Soups Posted by FC_Editors
In Italy, they eat soup in summer (and so should you). ]]>
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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[The Science of Hot Chiles]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:06:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60077/the-science-of-hot-chiles http://www.finecooking.com/item/60077/the-science-of-hot-chiles The Science of Hot Chiles Posted by FC_Editors
All you need to know about cooking with these fiery fruits. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique ]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:45:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60071/the-bar-book-elements-of-cocktail-technique http://www.finecooking.com/item/60071/the-bar-book-elements-of-cocktail-technique The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique Posted by joanne_smart
A gorgeous, fun-to-read, technique-driven handbook with more than 60 drink recipes ]]>
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<![CDATA[Marinades: The Quick-Fix Way to Turn Everyday Food Into Exceptional Fare]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:02:12 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60053/marinades-the-quick-fix-way-to-turn-everyday-food-into-exceptional-fare http://www.finecooking.com/item/60053/marinades-the-quick-fix-way-to-turn-everyday-food-into-exceptional-fare Marinades: The Quick-Fix Way to Turn Everyday Food Into Exceptional Fare Posted by joanne_smart
This is the kind of utilitarian cookbook I will turn to again and again on a busy weeknight when I want to switch up the flavor of my usual grilled chicken (or pork, or steak, or fish). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fire & Smoke: A Pitmaster's Secrets]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:33:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/60044/fire-smoke-a-pitmasters-secrets http://www.finecooking.com/item/60044/fire-smoke-a-pitmasters-secrets Fire & Smoke: A Pitmaster's Secrets Posted by joanne_smart
Joanne Smart describes herself as a "reformed griller" after reading Chris Lilly's Fire & Smoke. ]]>
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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 Turn Sorbet Bases Into Granitas]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:03:12 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59977/how-to-turn-sorbet-bases-into-granitas http://www.finecooking.com/item/59977/how-to-turn-sorbet-bases-into-granitas How to Turn Sorbet Bases Into Granitas Posted by FC_Editors
Don't have an ice cream machine? No problem. You can still use Zoë François's fruit sorbet base recipe to make a cool dessert. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Trick to Making Great Sorbet ]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:32:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/59973/the-trick-to-making-great-sorbet http://www.finecooking.com/item/59973/the-trick-to-making-great-sorbet The Trick to Making Great Sorbet Posted by FC_Editors
This simple, low-tech way to gauge the sugar concentration of your sorbet may sound crazy, but it works! ]]>
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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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