Ingredient

You Can Make Prosciutto Even Better. Here’s How. — Tips from The Kitchn

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It's really hard to improve on prosciutto (preferably with some good cheese and bread, on a picnic blanket in a park somewhere). The Italian cured meat is one of my favorites and I'll take any excuse to pick up a little from the store. But while it's hard denying the pleasure of eating it as is, I'm always looking for new ways to enjoy it. I've tried (and highly recommend) crisping it to toss with pasta, but just recently I took this salty pork to a whole new level of deliciousness — by candying it.

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7 Foods That Are Lower in Protein than You Think — Protein 101

While almost every food contains protein, some foods contain much more than others, giving you a punch of the nutrient in a relatively compact serving.

There are other foods, however, that many eaters believe are high in protein — but really aren't. Here are seven foods that, while still nutritious, aren't particularly high in protein.

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The Cost of Chicken: A Ranking of Chicken Cuts from Least to Most Expensive — Ingredient Intelligence

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Look inside the meat case and you'll find quite a few options when it comes to buying chicken — everything from budget-friendly options like drumsticks and thighs to far pricier options like chicken cutlets.

We wanted to consider the big picture of cuts and cost and present all the information in one place for comparison. Here is a complete ranking of the most popular cuts of chicken, from least to most expensive, plus the best ways to cook each one.

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Can You Freeze Leftover Egg Whites & Yolks? — Tips from The Kitchn

As much as I love making things like custardy ice cream and macarons, it drives me slightly nuts that you're required to leave half the egg behind. I'll diligently pour the remaining egg whites or yolks into a sealed container, tuck it away in the fridge, and then franticly begin searching for recipes to use the remainder before they go bad.

So I'm answering the question I asked a long time ago when I first found myself in this predicament: Can you freeze leftover egg whites and yolks? The simple answer is yes!

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5 Tips for Baking with Greek Yogurt — Tips from The Kitchn

You're desperately craving Saturday morning pancakes, but the buttermilk in your fridge expired two weeks ago and you're all out of milk. You do, however, have a tub of Greek yogurt — and, surprise! It can] do the job just as well.

Greek yogurt may be primarily a wholesome breakfast staple, but it's also an incredible tool when it comes to baking. It can be used, just like other dairy products, to make moist and tender cakes, biscuits, breads, and more. Here's how to get started in baking with yogurt.

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5 Tips for Cooking with Greek Yogurt — Tips from The Kitchn

I believe one of the most valuable tools you can have in the refrigerator is a tub of Greek yogurt. It's what I lean on most mornings for a quick and satisfying breakfast, but I know that it can also do so much more. I find myself reaching for it when I whip up lunch, dinner, and those in-between snacks, since it can be a swap-in for a number of ingredients. I never tire of the creamy, tangy flavor it brings to recipes. Here's what you need to know to welcome Greek yogurt into your cooking routine.

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