By Fred Thompson from his book Grillin' With Gas (Taunton Press, April 2009)Photography by Ben Fink, courtesy of Taunton Press
Few of us will ever cook a whole hog, but we all have the ability ...
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By Paula AngersteinPhotography by Andy Sams
Growing up in Central Texas, my family, like many others, had the tradition of a hearty midday Sunday dinner (which translates to “Sunday ...
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Story and Photography By Jim Long
I began making my own crackers years ago as an alternative to the high-fat, high-calorie, chemical-laden packaged snack crackers available on the market. When I ...
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By Mary BrycePhotography by Mary Bryce
There is nothing better than a just-out-of-the-refrigerator cold wedge of pie. Nothing.
I know from experience; I’ve had a lot of pie in my life. ...
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By Kristi Willis
Looking for a farmers market? Need a recipe for kohlrabi? Wondering what produce is in season this week? There’s an app for that.
Cooks Illustrated: Featuring painstakingly ...
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By Carol DawsonPhotography by Andy Sams
Pies for the Pie-for-Breakfast prepared with Austin singer-songwriter Tricia Mitchell, in her kitchen
Some years ago, my then-new boyfriend told me that he ...
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By Jesse GriffithsPhotography by Carole Topalian
Of all the fundamental kitchen staples, stock remains one of the most mysterious and myth-shrouded. But the fact that more people aren’t ...
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By David Alan
If, according to singer Paul Simon, there are 50 ways to leave your lover, then perhaps there are just as many ways to awaken your beloved morning paramour. I’m talking about ...
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By Alain BrauxPhotography by Carole Topalian
Does cooking fish intimidate you? It used to intimidate me too. But ever since I learned how it’s done in professional kitchens, I’m not ...
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