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How to Make the Best Seared Chicken Breast

Boneless chicken breasts are easy to find, low in fat, high in protein, and consistently tender, all factors that contribute to them being the most popular cut of poultry in the country. Yet despite the fact that we eat chicken breast all the time, it can be surprisingly hard to make just right. By its nature, the cut is unevenly shaped, which means it’s prone to being either slightly undercooked or grossly overcooked. READ MORE

How to Sear-Roast Lamb Loin Chops

How to Sear-Roast Lamb Loin Chops Simple pan-searing, then oven-roasting, makes for perfectly cooked lamb chops: crusty on the outside and juicy on the inside. READ MORE

How to Make Ranch Dressing

How to Make Ranch Dressing A creamy, tart dressing that is so easy to make. Throw away your goopy, preservative-laden bottled dressings and start shaking up your own. READ MORE

How to Make Coleslaw

How to Make Cole Slaw A little creamy, a little vinegary, but not watery.
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How to Make Fish Baked in Parchment

Fast, healthy, and flavorful.

The Basics: How to Make Scrambled Eggs

The Basics: How to Make Scrambled Eggs

No more dry, flavorless eggs. READ MORE

The Basics: How to Make Basil Pesto

The Basics: How to Make Basil Pesto

Simple, quick, summery, and classic. READ MORE

The Basics: How to Make Hummus

The Basics: How to Make Hummus

It's embarrassingly easy. READ MORE

The Basics: How to Make Bananas Foster

The Basics: How to Make Bananas Foster

Light stuff on fire for dessert. READ MORE

The Basics: How to Make Skillet Cornbread

The Basics: How to Make Skillet Cornbread

Moist and flavorful. READ MORE