Add a Pinch of Spice to Warm up Winter Smoothies

2013_01_02-smoothie.jpgBrrr! A smoothie might be a healthy way to start the day, but on a chilly winter morning, it can also set your teeth chattering. That's when we like to warm things up with a pinch of spice. More

Any Advice on Making Demi-Glace Without Veal? — Good Questions

2013_01_02-DemiGlaceGQ.jpgQ: I plan on making demi-glace next weekend, but I don't want to use veal. I know it has more collagen than beef bones, but I don't eat veal. Any thoughts on recipe modifications? The recipe calls for 10 lbs of veal bones, so I'm thinking of using 13-15 lbs of beef bones.

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The Sweetheart Citrus: Meyer Lemons — Ingredient Spotlight

2013-01-02-MeyerLemons.jpgThey may not look that different from regular old dime-a-dozen lemons, but Meyer lemons have a little secret: these soft-skinned fruits are significantly sweeter and less acidic than their super-sour cousins. Once hard to find outside California, Meyer lemons are becoming a more common find in grocery stores, particularly right now in mid-winter as they start coming into season. What do you like to do with Meyer lemons? More

Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin — New Cookbook

If you're looking for a new project (or three!) to tackle this year, fermented foods are where it's at. We're talking things like homemade kimchi, creamy Greek yogurt, and maybe even a bottle of mead or two. Why not?! With Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin as our guide for all things fermented, brined, and funky-fied, projects like these become totally doable. More

The Kitchn’s Top 10 Posts of 2012 — The Kitchn’s Best of 2012

2012 was a wonderful year at The Kitchn — thanks in great part to you, our readers, who contribute such thoughtful and enthusiastic comments, sharing what you're cooking and learning in the kitchen week in and week out. We're always eager to find out what our readers are cooking and eating — so here's a look back at our readers' stand-out favorites from the past year. There were new favorites, like freezing herbs in olive oil — and some updated classics, like lessons in cooking salmon and quinoa — on the list. Read on for the Big 10 — our top 10 most popular posts of 2012! More

Happy New Year from The Kitchn!

Happy New Year from all of us at The Kitchn! We hope you had a festive New Year's Eve, full of delicious things. We've wrapped up our year-end review, and we'll be back bright and early tomorrow morning to kick off a whole new year of posts. Have a lovely holiday! More

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