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Ingredients

Five Essential Chiles for the Latin Kitchen: Dried
A Guide to Dried Chiles: 5 Essentials for Mexican Cooking

Sold in cellophane bags fit to burst with fiery red peppers, the large selection of dried chiles available at markets catering to Mexican and Central American cooks can be daunting.


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Summer Cooking Lessons: How to Prepare Artichokes

How to reach an artichoke’s heart… and eat it too!


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Summer Ingredient Essentials: Watermelon
What (and How) to Cook with Watermelon This Summer

The classic summer ingredient gets a serious upgrade. 


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Don't Got Milk?
Smart Swaps: 4 Milk Alternatives to Try Right Now

The low-down on lactose-free alternatives to milk!


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5 Essential Spices for the Latin Kitchen: Sweet
5 Sweet Latin Spices You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen

With the holidays coming sooner and ending later each year, the mind turns to the warmth offered by allspice and anise, cinnamon and vanilla bean. In Latin America and the Caribbean, they are favorite ingredients in custards and flans, breads, and spice-speckled cookies all


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Cooking with Crisps: How to Mix Potato Chips Into Your Favorite Recipes

Chips in the morning, chips in the evening, chips at suppertime…


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