rusty cast iron

rusty cast iron

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Are you up to date on your cast-iron know-how? To be sure, not a lot has changed if you haven’t brushed up on the topic in a few decades—perhaps only that many new pans come pre-seasoned. But if your cast-iron knowledge wasn’t passed down along with your skillet (lucky you if you find yourself in possession of a true heirloom), we’re here to enlighten. We’ve already uncovered the great myths surrounding our favorite cooking tool and yours, but now we’re taking it a step further with the things that no self-respecting Southerner ever cooks in

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Top Chef is back with another stellar group of talented cooks competing to be crowned the winner of Season 19, receive $250,000, a feature in the FOOD & WINE magazine, and an appearance at the annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.

But as only one contestant can win, chefs will be eliminated throughout the competition, as they are tasked with creating delicious meals in a series of thrilling challenges. For Season 19 of the Bravo cooking show 15 chefs from across America compete in Houston, for the very first time.

Episode 1 of the new season, which aired Thursday,

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Good food doesn’t have to be complicated. With just a few simple tricks you can save time, money and hassle. From getting the most out of leftover pizza to pimping your mac ‘n’ cheese and making the perfect poached egg, these handy hacks might just change how you cook and eat forever.




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Air Fryer on Kitchen Counter

Air Fryer on Kitchen Counter

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Ahh the trusty air fryer. It might be the latest addition to your kitchen appliance lineup, one that you’re quite unsure how you ever lived without. For whipping up crispy Brussels sprouts to taking your kids’ frozen chicken nuggets to new (almost gourmet) heights, there’s nothing this little egg can’t handle. Or is there? Turns out, there are a few things that are better left for other preparation methods. Whether you should skip the air fryer due to mess, uneven cooking, or just the plain-old fact that there are better or more efficient ways

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Hardcover Cook was launched in 2017 by self-proclaimed “cookbook obsessive” Monique Llamas as a personal project to document the explorations of her ever-growing cookbook collection. Monique’s cookbook collecting passion goes back decades, beginning with a single Betty Crocker cookbook in college, then bargain cookbooks, to a carefully cultivated collection numbering in the hundreds. She’s also the host of the Cookbook Pantry podcast.

Former community manager at ckbk, a digital subscription service for accessing cookbooks online, Monique combined her cookbook obsession with her professional expertise of buying, selling, and promoting products in the natural and specialty food industries to transform

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In this 2007 photo, a sailor shares his Thanksgiving meal with his baby son at a special event aboard the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan in San Diego. Storekeeper 1st Class Andy Zhang serves his son alongside 500 of his fellow crew members and their families during the special holiday event. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Camarynn Miller.

Arguments over mandates, pandemic death, disruptive politics, climate change disasters. We’ve seen them all this year; we’re worn out. The battles and struggles will continue, but this week’s Hometown Alaska seeks to console. Our topic today is celebrating our good

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