Do you have an ingredient already on-hand you want to use or are you hungry to learn about one you've never heard of before? Whether it's seasonal produce or familiar pantry staples, we can help you find the most delicious use for your favorite ingredients and give you fresh ideas for new ones to try.
Making a Mirepoix
A combination of diced onions, celery and carrots, mirepoix is used in classic French cuisine as the flavor base for a wide range of dishes.
Cooking with Allspice
Given its name because it smells like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, allspice is the pea-sized berry of an evergreen tree native to South America.
The sensation known as the “wasabi rush” is enthusiastically celebrated by devotees of sushi.
For cooks, jicama is a gift of ease and versatility. Just peel its paper-thin skin, and it’s pretty much ready to eat.
Tomatillos are a mainstay of the Mexican diet, where they’re used extensively in salsas, guacamole and dishes like enchiladas with salsa verde.
Chinese noodle making is so resourceful, the operating principle seems to be, “If you can turn it into flour, it can be a noodle.”
Salt Blends Add Loads of Flavor to Grilled Chicken
Award-winning cookbook authors and grill masters Andy Schloss and David Joachim show how the right salt can turn an ordinary summer barbecue into something extraordinary.
My Summer of Sauce
When Editor Jill Melton finds herself knee-deep in fresh tomatoes from her daughter’s produce stand, she does what any self-respecting foodie would…make sauce…and soup…and salsa…
Red or Green? Chiles, That Is
New Mexicans, who grow some of the best chiles in the world, take chile sauce very seriously. Here are two stellar chile sauces and a New Mexican Polenta we can’t get enough of.
Grapes: The Original Super Snack
Five new grape snack recipes from cookbook author and TV host Ellie Krieger.
Smashed or Mashed, Potatoes Are Always Welcome at the Table
Potatoes are a delicious blank canvas to embellish with mushrooms and sour cream, cheese and broccoli, or garlic and olive oil.
Fresh Cherry Tart: A Dessert Worth the Wait
Cherry season is short and fleeting and something we anticipate all year. So don’t hesitate to make a fresh cherry tart and homemade vanilla ice cream the moment these vibrant and sweet gifts of summer hit your grocer’s shelves.