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Cooking Under Pressure

Pressure cookers are great for making short work of stews, but they’re good for so much more; cheryl_h uses hers to cook beans in record time, and howie makes soups, roasts, brisket, osso buco, steel cut oatmeal, and dulce de leche in his. READ MORE

Carrot Halwa – a South Indian Mom’s Recipe

sweetTooth explains that gajar ka halva, the Indian pudding called carrot halwa in English, can differ drastically depending on where in India you are. READ MORE

What’s Super-Long Spaghetti For?

The answer to this puzzle is mostly that there is no answer to this puzzle. READ MORE

A Guide to Juicing Citruses, and a Hot Lead on Honey Bells

Veggo says that the most delicious, sweetest, juiciest citrus product he can buy in Florida is the honey bell. READ MORE

You Say Potato, I Say GMO

Coming to a deep fryer near you: “gene-silenced” spuds for your french fries. READ MORE

“Top Chef”: Coming Back for Thirds

Amid critical and rating success, Bravo renews Top Chef for a third season. READ MORE

Gone Crabbin’

CHOW spends a seasick day on a crab boat south of San Francisco. READ MORE

The Mellow Yellow Cure

This month’s hot health ingredient: turmeric. READ MORE

Essentials for the Home Baker

Baking supplies that won't collect dust. READ MORE

Kulfi at Lahore Karahi

The kulfi at Lahore Karahi is really special, says Big Larry. It comes in irregularly-shaped hunks, speared with toothpicks. READ MORE