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  • How-To

    Potato Gratin Recipe: Create Your Own

    One simple technique, endless variations

  • How-To

    How to Bread a Cutlet

    Whether you're breading chicken, pork, or even vegetables, the same basic steps of flour, beaten egg, and breadcrumbs ensures a crisp, uniform coating. Senior Food Editor and Test Kitchen Manager…

  • Recipe

    Vietnamese-Style Chicken Salad

    Dress up grilled chicken breasts with bright Vietnamese flavors. The salad is built off packaged coleslaw mix, enhanced with fresh mint and cilantro, crunchy peanuts, and a sweet-and-salty dressing of…

  • Recipe

    Crunchy Chinese Chicken Salad

    Most supermarkets carry sweet and hot chile sauces, but if you have trouble finding them, try an Asian market.

  • Recipe

    Spicy Fried Chicken

    A spicy yogurt marinade adds some zing to these fried chicken drumsticks, perfect for a picnic or any casual summer meal.

  • How-To

    Putting the Buttery Crunch in Peanut Brittle

    Raw nuts, butter, and baking soda are secrets to richly flavored, delicate brittle

  • How-To

    Crisp-Coated Chicken is Crunchy Outside, Juicy Inside

    Boost the flavor and texture of boneless chicken breasts with savory marinades, crisp coatings, and high-heat roasting

  • Recipe

    Risotto Cakes

    Reheated leftover risotto is dense and mushy and not very good. But leftover risotto shaped into little cakes, coated in crumbs, and fried to a crunchy golden brown is a…

  • Recipe

    Peanut-Crusted Tilapia with Frizzled Ginger and Scallions

    With this quick-cooking mild fish, you're just minutes away from a flavorful dinner that looks elegant, but is a cinch to pull off on a weeknight. The oil the fish…

  • Recipe

    Crispy Breaded Tilapia with Classic Tartar Sauce

    Pan-frying sets the coating and gives this usually mild-tasting fish a browned, crunchy crust and rich flavor. Fresh breadcrumbs make all the difference in the coating; learn how to make…

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