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Roast Vegetables on a Rack for Maximum Crispiness

Water is the enemy of crisp, perfectly golden brown roasted vegetables—which sucks, because vegetables contain a lot of it. If you’re all about those crispy edges, try reaching for a cooling rack. More air circulation means all that water will actually evaporate, so your vegetables turn out crispy every single time. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Make the Best Pureed Vegetable Soup

Allegedly, there’s no wrong way to make a pot of puréed vegetable soup. But I dunno—have you ever made a really bad batch? At its worst, it’s truly unsalvageable; a bland, watery disaster that no amount of clever seasoning and full-fat dairy can help. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Put Brown Butter on Summer Produce

Picking fresh produce and eating fresh produce are two of my favorite summertime activities. I make “salads” that are really just piles of raw corn, eat juicy peaches over the sink, and down bowls of berries swimming in heavy cream. I never had much reason to get anything cooked involved, until the geniuses at Food…Read […]

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Put Brown Butter on Summer Produce

Picking fresh produce and eating fresh produce are two of my favorite summertime activities. I make “salads” that are really just piles of raw corn, eat juicy peaches over the sink, and down bowls of berries swimming in heavy cream. I never had much reason to get anything cooked involved, until the geniuses at Food…Read […]

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Anything Can Be Gazpacho With the Right Attitude

We’ve officially reached Peak Summer Produce, which means we’re all desperate for a new angle on mountains of zucchini and rapidly decaying tomatoes. This is why I think everyone should know how to make a good gazpacho. It’s a delicious, no-heat-required way to obliterate a ton of produce, and you don’t even need a…Read more… […]

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Make Quick Pickles Even Quicker by Massaging Your Veggies

Quick pickles are the MVP of no-stove-required summer side dishes. Despite the name, some versions need to soak for an hour or two before they’re ready to eat. If you need a bright, crunchy vegetable side and you need it now, you can get things started with a little massage. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What to Grill if You Don’t Eat Meat

American Independence Day is heavily associated with the cooking method known as “grilling,” which is—in turn—firmly linked to meat. But some people don’t eat meat, and they should not be denied the visceral pleasure of cooking something over hot coals in the hot sun. Luckily, there are many (good) options.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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This Green Garlic Sauce Tastes Like a Pringle

People lose their minds for ramps, and I get it. They are a very good vegetable, and the limited-time-only nature of the allium drives their appeal. But those things are expensive. Do not misunderstand me: I am very excited to eat the ramps in my fridge. However, the real garlicky, oniony, vibrant-hued, cost-effective …Read more… […]

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