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You Need to Get Some Squeeze Bottles in Your Kitchen

Control over your ingredients gives you control over the final dish, and squeeze bottles can help you become the master of your culinary domain. With them, you can put the exact amount of a liquid ingredient precisely where you want it, and they cost about a buck at restaurant supply stores.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This Blueberry Pan Sauce is Good on Any Meat

Usually, when I think of blueberries, I think of muffins, pie, and Blueberry Morning—a cereal I was obsessed with from ages nine through 12. These are all good things, but I urge you to reconsider the blueberry, and smother steaks, chops, and wild game with this juicy, surprisingly balanced pan sauce.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Three Ways to Turn Mushy, Shriveled Strawberries Into Something Delicious

Welcome back to Eating Trash With Claire, the Lifehacker series where I convince you to transform your kitchen scraps into something edible and delicious. In this episode, I show you how to transform strawberries that are just a bit past their prime into a sweet sauce, cocktail-friendly ice cubes, and a delicious…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Here’s What Your Tomato Sauce Is Missing 

Tomato-based pasta sauce can either be incredibly simple or very involved. Whether you’re making Marcella Hazan’s three-ingredient sauce or a loaded-up bolognese, it’s all about creating that perfect balance of flavors. Tasting, tweaking, and tasting again is key, as is having a little lineup of extras you can toss…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Won’t Miss the Meat in This Rich, Oven-Roasted Vegan Ragú

Hearty ragú is classic cold-weather fare, and it’s usually the first thing I make when the temperature finally drops below 50ºF overnight. I eat meat, but I haven’t made traditional, meat-heavy ragú bolognese for years. Believe it or not, vegan eggplant and mushroom ragú has completely ruined me for traditional,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3 Cheesy Dips That Are Way Better Than Whatever Chipotle Is Doing

Chipotle is now serving queso and, if Twitter is to be believed, no one is impressed. I probably could have taken their word for it, but I am a “journalist” damn it, so I traipsed to the (very recently installed) Chipotle near me and ordered a cup of the dip.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Feed Your Inner (or Actual) Child With DIY Pizza Lunchables

I am a very big fan of Lunchables, both as a product and a concept. The no-cook, assemble-and-eat boxes of food are convenient, customizable, and fun for all, including actual school children and those who are just children at heart.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Feed Your Inner (or Actual) Child With DIY Pizza Lunchables

I am a very big fan of Lunchables, both as a product and a concept. The no-cook, assemble-and-eat boxes of food are convenient, customizable, and fun for all, including actual school children and those who are just children at heart.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Turn Your Summer Blueberry Bounty Into a Sweet and Savory BBQ Sauce

Welcome back to Sunday Sustenance! Last week, the culinary culmination of our trip back through time resulted in delicious dippable decadence, and dozens of displeased dentists. Let’s get back to the present. The biggest of American BBQ holidays is here, and you need a ringer. You could stick with the same old burgers…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Make a Freaking Pan Sauce

When I first started cooking for myself and others, I considered a steak dinner to be the epitome of sophisticated adult-ness, especially when served with an aggressively tannic bottle of red wine. I wasn’t bad at making the meal, but one element always eluded me: the freaking pan sauce.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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