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How Do You Make Sour Cream? | Yankee Kitchen

How Do You Make Sour Cream? | Yankee Kitchen

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I have many recipes that call for sour cream. Is this cream that has been soured or the... Read More »

How long do spices stay fresh?

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Q. With all the holiday baking and cooking, I found myself using more spices than usual and it... Read More »

How To Chill Wine Quickly | Yankee Kitchen

How To Chill Wine Quickly | Yankee Kitchen

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  Can you tell me how to chill wine quickly? Sticking the bottle of white in a bucket... Read More »

How to Cook Asparagus | Yankee Kitchen

How to Cook Asparagus | Yankee Kitchen

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Q: My mother taught me how to cook asparagus by boiling it for half an hour or so... Read More »

How to Freeze Basil | Yankee Kitchen

How to Freeze Basil | Yankee Kitchen

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  Other than pesto, is there a way to store or preserve fresh basil without it turning brown,... Read More »

How to Freeze Shrimp | Yankee Kitchen

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  How to Freeze Cooked Shrimp If you want to freeze shrimp that has been cooked, pick the... Read More »

How to Season a Cast-Iron Pan | Yankee Kitchen

How to Season a Cast-Iron Pan | Yankee Kitchen

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I finally received the cast-iron pan I’ve been asking for! However, it’s silver-gray, and food sticks to it.... Read More »

How to Shuck Oysters | Yankee Kitchen

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The key to shucking oysters at home may be leverage, but you also want to make sure the... Read More »

How to Tell if a Lobster is Fresh | Yankee Kitchen

How to Tell if a Lobster is Fresh | Yankee Kitchen

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The best way to tell “fresh” among live lobsters is to look for the liveliest. They get lethargic... Read More »

Is Chopped Garlic Better Than Pressed Garlic? | Yankee Kitchen

Is Chopped Garlic Better Than Pressed Garlic? | Yankee Kitchen

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I love using my garlic press, but my sister says it’s better to chop garlic, and she points... Read More »

Make Spices Last Longer

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Herbs and spices add so much the essence of a savory dish, but they can be a bit... Read More »

Oyster Shucking | How to Buy, Store, and Open Oysters

Oyster Shucking | How to Buy, Store, and Open Oysters

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With oysters, as with all shellfish, freshness equals quality. Buy the local oysters if you live in a... Read More »

Prevent Potatoes from Sprouting | Yankee Kitchen

Prevent Potatoes from Sprouting | Yankee Kitchen

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Is it possible to keep potatoes from sprouting and turning green? Also, what exactly are the eyes? H.O.,... Read More »

Recipe Substitutes for Buttermilk | Yankee Kitchen

Recipe Substitutes for Buttermilk | Yankee Kitchen

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  Old-fashioned recipes for quick breads and pancakes call for buttermilk, a product we rarely have on hand... Read More »

Scallop Preparation Tips | Yankee Kitchen

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  I’ve heard that you should not wash scallops? Is that true? Can you offer other scallop preparation... Read More »

The Difference between Cake Flour, Bread Flour, and Pastry Flour | Yankee Kitchen

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  What is the difference between cake flour, bread flour, and pastry flour? Is it okay to substitute... Read More »

The Difference Between Light Brown Sugar and Dark Brown Sugar | Yankee Kitchen

The Difference Between Light Brown Sugar and Dark Brown Sugar | Yankee Kitchen

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  Many recipes call for “brown sugar” without specifying light or dark. Is there a difference between light... Read More »

The Difference Between Rind and Zest | Yankee Kitchen

The Difference Between Rind and Zest | Yankee Kitchen

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I have two cake recipes that seem quite similar, but one calls for lemon rind and the other... Read More »

The Secret to Crisp Pumpkin Pie Crust | Yankee Kitchen

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Is there a way to make pumpkin pie that has a nice, crisp bottom crust? I don’t mean... Read More »

What are Tapas? | Yankee Kitchen

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What are tapas? M.T., Weston, MA Tapas are the Spanish equivalent of what the French call hors d’oeuvres,... Read More »

What is Corked Wine? | Yankee Kitchen

What is Corked Wine? | Yankee Kitchen

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What is corked wine? How will I know if a bottle has gone bad? Is corked wine dangerous... Read More »

Wine Substitutions in Cooking | Yankee Kitchen

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A lot of recipes call for wine — “red wine,” “port wine,” “white wine.” what kind do I... Read More »

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No matter how hard I try to remember, it seems that every year I forget to defrost my... Read More »



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