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  • Article

    Preserving the Season

    Pickle it, freeze it, or can it, but don't let summer's fresh fruits and vegetables go to waste

  • Article

    The Microwave Demystified

    Microwaves may be a fixture in most kitchens, but there’s a lot about them we don’t understand. How do they work? Are they safe? We asked scientist and author Robert L. Wolke to answer the hard questions about this mysterious appliance.

  • How-To

    Baked Beans Are Back

    Bold flavors give a sophisticated spin to this summer classic

  • How-To

    How to Can Pickles, Jam, and Preserves

    Whether you’re using our recipes or one of your own favorites, follow this basic hot-water canning method

  • Article

    Chopping canned tomatoes with a spatula

    Instead of using kitchen shears to cut canned tomatoes in their cans, I like to use a flat-end stainless steel spatula. The sturdy spatula cuts through tomatoes all the way…

  • Recipe

    Classic Tomato Soup Recipe

    Silky tomato soup is like the little black dress of soups. Unadorned and paired with a grilled cheese sandwich, it’s a comforting lunch. Dressed up with simple garnishes, it makes…

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