Ingredient

What’s the Deal with Air-Chilled Chicken? — Tips from The Kitchn

Take a look around the meat case in the grocery store and it's pretty likely that you'll notice packages of chicken labeled "air-chilled." But what exactly is air-chilled chicken, and what makes it so special?

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What Is Wondra Flour? — Tips from The Kitchn

Among the rows of all-purpose, pastry, cake, whole-wheat, and alternative flours (like almond and coconut) stands bright-blue canisters that look like they may have been there for decades. That's good ol' Wondra flour. I've walked past it for years, intrigued by the vintage-looking label but never enough to stop and really find out what it actually is and what makes it stand apart from the rest. Turns out it can do a whole slew of wonderful things, making it a worthy addition to your pantry.

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10 Ways to Preserve Peak-Season Tomatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're eating your weight in tomatoes this time of year, it's hard to even fathom the idea that the season will eventually come to a close and you'll only be left with memories of the juicy tomato salads, sandwiches, and pastas you ate. Don't let the fear of an upcoming six months of mealy, grocery-store tomatoes get you down just yet, however. If you take a little time on a lazy summer Saturday to preserve a big bunch of sweet tomatoes now, you'll no doubt be thanking yourself come winter. Churn out jars of homemade tomato sauce and logs of aromatic compound butter and you'll have a taste of summer waiting for you in your pantry throughout the rest of the year.

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This Is the Most Popular Zucchini Recipe on Pinterest — On Trend

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If your garden is overflowing with the yellow and green hues of squash, you aren't alone. The last dog days of summer are known for the juiciest tomatoes, the most frantic ice cream truck runs, and enough zucchini to make even the most seasoned home cook feel overwhelmed.

You might think zucchini bread or crunchy fried zucchini sticks are all you can do with your surplus, but you'd be pleasantly mistaken. In fact, the most pinned zucchini recipe on Pinterest (saved over 750,ooo times, actually) is an entirely different dish — it's pescatarian, savory, and an ideal main dish for summer. Have you tried it?

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10 Delicious Ways to Turn Tortillas into a Meal — Tips from The Kitchn

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Born and raised in Los Angeles County, I grew up eating tortillas several times a week, often handmade from the taco stand. Today my husband and our girls regularly make corn tortillas from scratch, but I have no qualms about buying giant bags of both corn and flour tortillas at the store. They are super versatile, can be transformed into any number of dishes, and taste amazing. I'm not sure why tortillas haven't been declared a superfood, but I'm casting my vote.

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The Thing I Use Up the Fastest in My Kitchen — Ingredient Intelligence

I lived a mustard-free childhood. Instead, Miracle Whip was the condiment of choice in my household. That was all well and good with me, as I found mustard too sharp and pungent for my tastes anyway. Funny how tastes change, however, because once I matured and flocked the Miracle Whip nest, I developed an insatiable taste for mustard.

While I truly love it in all forms now (with the minor exception of yellow mustard), my heart lies quite squarely with Dijon. The jar on the door of our fridge is easily what gets used up and replaced the fastest compared to other condiments.

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