We love cooking up big pots of beans this time of year, and this fast no-soak method means that we don't have to plan it out so far in advance. Perfect! We have this, plus a recipe for whole wheat bagels, the science behind double dipping, and a surprisingly affordable kitchen remodel, below.
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• Ever wonder why one recipe calls for crushed garlic while another calls for minced? Here's why.
• The Mythbusters team clears up the double-dipping debate.
• A good reminder to double-check you didn't grab the wax paper by mistake before baking your cookies.
• This kitchen feels so fresh and light, it's hard to believe it was all done for under $400.
• Tex-Mex Migas would make the perfect mid-winter breakfast.
• One of these lovely hand-carved wooden spoons would make a great holiday gift this year.
• Ten wines for under $10 from Trader Joe's that are perfect for the holidays.
• It's so interesting to see which of these 2010 Cooking Trends actually came to pass!
• Mmm...homemade cinnamon-raisin whole wheat bagels sound so good.
• Another gift round-up - this one has our top picks for kitchen essentials every cook needs.
• Don't you just want to curl up in this kitchen and read a good book while the cookies bake?
• Making cookie dough and freezing it for later is a great time-saving tip.
• This no-soak method for making beans is so fast and fool-proof that we never cook them any other way.
• This kitchen re-model took almost three years to complete, but judging by the stunning result, it was time well spent.
• Quick, make this recipe for pasta with shaved brussels sprouts before the season for sprouts is over!
• Splurge the cook in your life (or yourself!) with a few of these luxurious ingredients.
• A Year Ago and A Week Two Weeks: Choosing Wine for Thanksgiving and Hearty Apple Muffins