European Butter, Better Smoothies, Downton Abbey Cake, Grilled Cheese, Winter Salads, & Pan-Fried Beans

Most popular posts published December 31 - January 6, 2012

Popular posts this past week included tips for better grilled cheese and better winter smoothies, two soup recipes, and advice on stocking your home bar.

15. Recipe: Hearty Chicken Minestrone
14. Bar Basics: 12 Bottles Any Bar Should Have
13. Gourmet Grilled Cheese: Tips from Ruth Reichl
12. Refreshingly Sophisticated Salads
11. Recipe: Crispy Pan-Fried Beans with Wilted Greens

10. 10 Ingredients & Kitchen Products On Sale Right Now

9. Recipe: Meyer Lemon Cherry Chutney

8. Is European Butter Really Better for Baking?

7. Tips for Making Better Smoothies in the Dead of Winter

6. Downton Abbey Premiere Recipe: Kitchen Garden Cake

5. Mark Bittman Says: Eat More Plants

4. Fast Flavor: The Quickest Way to Caramelize an Onion

3. Cooking Resolutions: 5 Kitchen Skills to Master This Year

2. Recipe: Hot & Sour Mushroom, Cabbage, and Rice Soup

1. The Kitchn's 15 Most Popular Posts of 2011

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