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Denise Mickelsen

  • How-To

    How to Prepare Soft-Shell Crabs

    Get ready, seafood lovers! The most delicious time of the year is here.

  • Recipe

    Grilled Soft-Shell Crab Tacos

    Grilling lends a smoky note to the sweet crabs and scallions in these tacos, while the tangy avocado mash brightens each bite. If you have tender, fresh corn tortillas, use…

  • Recipe

    Soft-Shell Crab Spaghetti with Spinach and Peas

    New York Times columnist Mark Bittman came up with this brilliant method of cooking soft shells low and slow so they release all their delicious juice, creating a briny-sweet sauce…

  • Recipe

    Simply Sautéed Soft-Shell Crabs

    A light coating of seasoned flour gives the crabs’ tender shells a little extra snap; boost the flavor with Old Bay, cayenne, or any other seasoning, if you like. You…

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    Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi

    The must-have cookbook for 2015

  • Recipe

    Peach-Basil Margarita

    So you've bought a bottle of peach liqueur to make the Peach-Almond Icebox Cake...what else can you do with it? Try this refreshing cocktail, which brings a sweet, herbal twist…

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    Join Fine Cooking at Eat Drink SF 2014

    Calling all foodies; join Fine Cooking at Eat Drink SF 2014! We're taking our tastiest recipes and talented contributors to super-cool San Francisco for an epic food, wine, and spirits…

  • How-To

    Discovering Fideos

    If you like paella, you’ll love this rich Spanish pasta dish, chock full of chorizo, mussels, and chicken.

  • Article

    How to Prep a Skin-On Pork Roast

    Here's how to give your skin-on pork roast a deliciously crisp, bubbly crust.

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