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How to Make the Best Cacio e Pepe

This is a dish that’s much more than the sum of its parts: spaghetti with pecorino and black pepper.

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A No-Hassle Way to Clean Your Blender

Do you hate cleaning your blender because you have to take it apart and scrub around those sharp blades? Or do you already know the easy trick to clean your

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How to Make a Butter Lamb for Easter

Lamb for Easter is a time-honored tradition, but we don’t just mean roasted leg of lamb. There’s also the butter lamb traditional to Polish, Russian, and Slovenian Catholic Easter tables,

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Ham 101: Tips and Tricks for How to Cook the Perfect Easter Ham

Making the perfect Easter ham is a yearly challenge that’s not for the faint of heart. It’s so difficult to cook perfectly AND ensure a tasty flavor—forget about trying to

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Make Your Own Peeps and Put the Easter Bunny Out of Business

Our senior video producer, Guillermo Riveros, learned how to make homemade Peeps from chef Michelle Doll at NY Cake, just in time for Easter! It’s surprisingly easy, and these marshmallow

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How Amazon Prime Can Help You Make a Cold Brew That’s Better than Starbucks

If you love cold brew, save yourself some money in the long run and make it at home. You can get all your cold brew coffee supplies on Amazon, too:

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How to Make Perfect Leg of Lamb: Tips and Tricks from Chefs and Chowhounds

Roasted, with a lemon-herb rub.

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Making Matzo Ball Soup for Passover with the Wise Sons Deli Guys

Learn to make perfect matzo ball soup from the duo behind Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen—we did back in 2014, and we’re bringing the lesson out of the archives just in

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How to Safely Make an Omelette in a Bag

My uncle introduced me to the “omelette in a bag” when I was an impressionable college freshman living in a dorm. A firefighter, he said his firehouse used the recipe

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How to Make a Healthy Easter Basket for Your Kid

Do healthy Easter baskets sound like an oxymoron—or just plain impossible? You want to see your children’s eyes light up when they see their Easter baskets, but you don’t want

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How to Make Edible Easter Baskets

When you were a kid, what was your favorite part about Easter? Dipping hard-boiled eggs in dye? Hunting for plastic Easter eggs full of loose change or jelly beans? Or

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How to Choose a Ham

So you’re serving ham for your holiday dinner (whether Easter, Christmas, or otherwise)—but what kind of ham? It can be confusing, considering the number of options, from old-timey, expensive, and

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How to Make Macarons Like a Pro: Just Follow a Few Easy Tips

In our latest Chow-To episode, our senior video producer, Guillermo Riveros, learned to make French macarons from Jayce Baudry, executive pastry chef at Daniel Boulud’s Épicerie Boulud. Follow along with

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How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

Hard-boiled eggs aren’t just one of the most nutritious foods around, but they also have the potential to be some of the most gorgeous. With a multitude of dyes, stickers,

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Give Your Sponge a Bath Because It’s Probably Filthy

Let’s talk dirty, shall we? If you don’t take care to properly clean and replace your kitchen sponges, you risk spreading bacteria around your cooking surfaces. All kinds of nasty

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How to Clean Your Coffee Grinder (and Yes, You Need to Do It)

Whirling blade–style coffee grinders are cheap and useful for lots of things besides grinding coffee—such as grinding spices. But since you can’t immerse an electric grinder in water, how do

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9 Ways to Make Hummus Healthier

Hummus is already a dang healthy snack—each scoop provides a dose of protein, fiber, healthy poly- and mono-unsaturated fats, and a bit of iron, potassium, and B vitamins. But believe

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How to Pick the Perfect Pineapple

Pineapples are a vibrant taste of the tropics that are good for much more than garnishing piña coladas and mai tais and eating on their own or chopped up in fruit

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You Can Now Easily Make Your Own Corn Nuts at Home

Is any road trip truly complete without a savory snack such as corn nuts? If you’re like me, the answer is a resounding no. There’s something utterly delightful about munching

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How to Make the Best Homemade Hummus With a Few Easy Tricks

It's embarrassingly easy.

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How To Plan a Baked Potato Bar For Your Next Party

Planning a baked potato bar for your next get-together is an easy way to keep your sanity the day of the event because so much of it can be prepared

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