Part of the joy of cooking is coming across a new ingredient and then learning exactly what you can do with it. If you've ever wondered about malted milk powder, prickly pears, quark cheese, or salad burnet, wonder no more. We have ingredient spotlights on all these below, plus many more. It's time to get a little adventurous. Goose eggs? Argan oil? Svaneti salt? Bring it on!
Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.
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