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    Storing Potatoes

    Q: I don’t have a cellar, so what’s the best place to store potatoes? I’ve heard they should be kept separate from onions—is this true? Jessica Sanders, Amherst, MA A: Potatoes…

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    Storing plastic bags in plain view

    Plastic produce bags are always in high demand in my kitchen, and I like to keep them handy. Instead of cluttering a drawer with a wad of small plastic bags,…

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    What’s a parsley root?

    A commonly used ingredient in the Netherlands, Germany, and Poland, parsley root is fairly unusual in the United States. Lots of people have never even heard of it let alone…

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    Peppery, Ruffled Kale

    Kale is cabbage with an attitude: a little peppery, a little sweet, a little mineral, perhaps, but with none of the metallic quality of spinach

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    Storing Sparkling Wine

    Q: I’ve heard that storing sparkling wine or Champagne in the refrigerator for more than a short time will ruin it because the vibration of the refrigerator motor will somehow make…

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    Home Wine Cellar Tips

    Q: I just bought my first house, and it has a stone basement. I was thinking about starting a home wine cellar down there, but it has that old-basement smell. Will…

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    Ask the Expert: Storing Wine

    How to keep your bottles in peak drinking condition

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    The Care & Keeping of Nonstick Baking Liners

    If you bake lots of cookies, a couple of nonstick silicone baking liners are handy to have because they’re reusable and they reduce the need for parchment. Often referred to…

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    What's the Best Way to Store Ginger?

    We found out in a test kitchen experiment where we stored ginger in 11 different ways over an eight-week period.

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    Getting the Most from Leftover Chicken

    Whether you have chicken remaining from your dinner, or you've roasted an extra chicken to get a head start on the week's meals, you'll be happier with the leftovers if you…

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