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Salad dressing

Making a basic oil-and-vinegar salad dressing is one of those ridiculously simple tasks, once you know two things: what an emulsifier is, and the optimal ratio of the three main ingredients: oil, vinegar, and mustard.… Read More »Salad dressing

Your kitchen kryptonite

Practically every cook I know has a “kitchen kryptonite,” the one thing that they just can’t make come out right (or at least not consistently, which is equally stressful). For me, for a very long… Read More »Your kitchen kryptonite

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What is banana bread?

Seriously, it defies categorization. Breakfast bread? Coffee break munchie? Dessert? All of the above? Either way, it’s darn yummy. Especially with toasted coconut. Here’s a recipe that’s pretty foolproof. Make some and decide for yourself.… Read More »What is banana bread?