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Old-Fashioned Lemon Desserts

Lemon pudding cake and lemon pie. READ MORE

“The Cheese Is Like Lava”

Baked Brie: A retro-great party appetizer. READ MORE

A Big, Rich Chocolate Pound Cake

Chowhounds rave about Candy’s recipe. READ MORE

Chiles Rellenos Tips and Tricks

How to get the perfect light, pillowy batter layer, and a “cheat” for battering and frying. READ MORE

The Key to Tender Braised Short Ribs

Cook them at least a day ahead of time. READ MORE

Wacky but Wonderful Marinade for Steaks

From the sounds-awful-but-is-really-good files: Marinate tougher cuts of steak in equal parts Italian salad dressing, ketchup, and Coca-Cola. READ MORE

Smokiness Without Fire

How to impart a smoky flavor to food without actually smoking it. READ MORE

Cooking Flavor into Artichokes

Grilling and braising gives them new layers of flavor. READ MORE

Lightning-Fast Roasted Vegetables

A Chowhound shares her tip for roasting veggies in about 5 minutes. READ MORE

Grilled Pineapple

Have it for dessert, sprinkled with brown sugar, or as a savory side for grilled chicken or fish. READ MORE