Christine Gallary's Recent Articles
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If Meat Changes Color, Has It Gone Bad?
What happens if you forgot your ground beef or chicken breasts in the fridge for a couple of days? Do you need to scrap your plans for burgers or chicken for dinner? Is it still safe to eat or should you throw it out?The good news is, even if there’s a color change, the meat or poultry is still perfectly fine to eat if stored properly in the refrigerator or freezer and consumed within a safe period of time (up to two days for ground meat and five days for other cuts).
Jul 11, 2022
How To Test If Baking Soda or Baking Powder Is Expired
Baking soda and baking powder are both essential pantry staples for bakers. They have long shelf lives, but can they go bad? The answer is yes. Both baking soda and baking powder will eventually expire. You’ll know when they won’t give your baked goods the lift that they deserve. You might ask yourself, “How can I tell if it’s still active before I ruin my next batch of muffins?” To find out if your baking soda or powder is still effective, follow the steps below.
Jul 8, 2022
Mexican-Style Fruit Kebabs Are the Grown-Up Cousin of Fruit Salad
Tajin seasoning makes these skewers sing.
Jul 5, 2022
5 Easy Ways to Pit Fresh Cherries Without a Cherry Pitter
For all of your cherry-pie-making needs!
Jul 1, 2022
How Long Is It Safe to Keep Raw Meat and Poultry in the Refrigerator?
Not all meats last the same amount of time!
Jun 30, 2022
What’s the Difference Between a Cobbler, Crumble, and Crisp?
Here's everything you've ever wanted to know, including how they get their names.
Jun 29, 2022
New York Strip Steak with Green Beans Is the Perfect Summer Dinner
Everything cooks in just one pan.
Jun 25, 2022
Curried Chicken Salad Has the Perfect Blend of Spice and Sweetness
A few hints of sweetness turn this classic curried chicken salad into a winner.
Jun 24, 2022
Avocado Crema Is Guacamole's Silkier Cousin
A food processor or blender does all the hard work.
Jun 23, 2022
This S'mores Upgrade Will Make Summer So Much Better
Ritz crackers! Peanut butter! Bananas! Chocolate-stuffed marshmallows!!
Jun 9, 2022
Grilled Curry Fish Ball Skewers Are My Take on Hong Kong Street Food
Store-bought fish balls make this recipe super easy!
Jun 9, 2022
Zucchini Muffins Are the Best Way to Eat Summer Zucchini for Breakfast
These muffins use up a whole pound of zucchini.
Jun 7, 2022
The 5 Best Organizing Tips I Learned from Culinary School
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
There's more to learn than just cooking.
Jun 6, 2022
The Right Internal Temperature for Cooked Fish
Cooking fish may seem a bit intimidating at first. What kind of fish should you buy? How do you keep it from sticking to the pan? But once you take the plunge, the rewards are delicious. Knowing when the fish is ready takes a little know-how, and we’re here to help. According to the USDA’s Safe Minimum Cooking Temperature Guide, cook fish until the center reaches 145°F on an instant-read or meat thermometer.
Jun 3, 2022
When is Chicken Cooked Properly?
Ever wonder when chicken is cooked all the way through? Wonder no more! Cook chicken until the juices run clear and the internal temperature is 165°F.
Jun 3, 2022
The Right Internal Temperature for Cooked Beef
Whether you’re cooking a massive prime rib or a simple pan-seared steak for one, it’s helpful to know the temperature beef should reach before it’s safe to eat. To make it easy to remember, the safe internal temperature for cuts of beef, lamb, and pork is all the same! The USDA recommends an internal temperature of 145°F, which is considered medium-well. Ground beef, however, should be cooked to a higher temperature of 160°F.
Jun 2, 2022
What’s the Difference Between Peaches and Nectarines?
Summer is when I eat my weight in peaches and nectarines.  And whether they’re for fruit cobbler or simply for snacking,  my toddler and I make sure to stock up at the farmers market on weekends. We don’t really care whether we’re buying peaches or nectarines, we just buy what looks, smells, and tastes good. But it did get me to thinking, are there differences between these two stone fruits? Yes, but they’re more subtle than you might expect.
May 27, 2022
How Long Can You Leave Cooked Foods Unrefrigerated?
Part of reducing food waste (and keeping more pennies in your pocket) is knowing how long bacon wrapped shrimp and other buffet table favorites can sit out and remain safe to eat. You might not be a leftover-lover, but sometimes those refrigerated extras can come in handy. Here’s everything you need to know about serving food safely and when to refrigerate or toss your leftovers. The U.S.
May 25, 2022
Add Cranberry-Orange Quick Bread to Your Fall Baking Bucket List
It's perfect with a mug of hot tea.
May 23, 2022
I Tried the Roasted Potato Recipe That Crashed Ina Garten’s Website
Recipe Review
They're so crispy-crunchy, they practically taste deep-fried. But are they worth the trouble?
May 21, 2022
The Very Best Way to Store Asparagus
Hint: It's similar to how you store fresh flowers.
May 11, 2022
We Published This Recipe 5 Years Ago, and We Still Think It’s One of Our Best
It's a gluten-free play on a classic Italian favorite.
May 9, 2022
Our Best Tips for Making Perfect Popcorn
Popcorn is easily one of my favorite snacks — it’s high in fiber and I love that if I munch on it one piece at a time, it takes a while to eat so that I can stretch out snack time. Sweet or savory? Doesn’t matter to me since I love it all. Making popcorn doesn’t have to involve buying a box of microwave popcorn that has a lot of artificial flavorings and weird chemicals in it.
May 5, 2022
5 Important Things to Know About Tomatoes
The glories of summer produce are starting to show up, including the long-awaited return of tomatoes! I usually only buy small cherry tomatoes the rest of the year, so my excitement knows no bounds when big beefsteaks, colorful heirloom tomatoes, and dry-fleshed canning tomatoes appear. Here are five things you might not know about this fruit that’s used as a vegetable. Green tomatoes aren’t a type of tomato (with the exception of the Green Zebra, an unusual cultivar).
May 5, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Buying and Cooking with Apples
What’s not to love about apples? They’re colorful and sturdy enough to carry around all day. They’re a healthy snack, and delicious raw, baked, or even cooked into sauce. We’ve gathered together our best tips on shopping, storing, and cooking the popular fruit that always graces our fruit basket! With so many varieties of apples out there, knowing what you want to do with the apples will help you pick the right variety.
May 4, 2022
Little Caesars Copycat Breadsticks Are Buttery, Garlicky, Cheesy Perfection
Breadsticks! Breadsticks!
Apr 28, 2022
Parmesan Crisps
All you need is one ingredient — but make sure it's the right one.
Apr 26, 2022
The Secret to Making Crispy-Tender Fried Calamari Every Time
No more chewy rubber bands.
Apr 23, 2022
The Freshest-Tasting Penne Pomodoro with Just 5 Ingredients
Only five ingredients go into the fresh-tasting basil tomato sauce that's tossed with penne pasta.
Apr 16, 2022
Learn How to Make Beef Wellington, a Showstopper Entrée
Beef Wellington is the fancy-pants dinner we all deserve.
Apr 15, 2022
What Exactly Is Brisket? Here’s Everything You Should Know About the King of Braised Beef
If you’ve had corned beef or pastrami before, then you’ve had brisket. This large piece of flavor-packed beef is often cured or smoked, but it’s also one of the best cuts for braising and slow cooking. There’s much to learn, though, when it comes to what brisket is and how it differs from other types of meat. Let’s talk about where this hefty piece of beef comes from and how to buy and cook it!
Mar 24, 2022
Creamy Pesto Sauce
Take pesto up a notch with some cream for the dreamiest sauce ever.
Apr 8, 2022
Ham and Potato Soup
Turn leftover ham into a cozy bowl of creamy, comforting goodness.
Apr 4, 2022
Tortellini Alfredo
How to make cheesy-filled pasta even cheesier.
Mar 30, 2022
Creamy, Cold Sesame Noodles Are a Great Anytime Meal
They're savory and nutty with a little bit of heat.
Mar 27, 2022
Thick and Creamy Oreo Milkshake
Thick, creamy, and chock-full of Oreo goodness.
Mar 25, 2022
These Are the Sugar-and-Spice Nuts I Make Over and Over Again
Kitchn Love Letters
Sugar and spice really does make everything nice.
Mar 19, 2022
Lemon Blueberry Bread
This tall loaf is full of plump blueberries and lemon zest, and crowned with lemon icing.
Mar 11, 2022
Peanut Butter Brownies
Peanut butter and chocolate are a match made in heaven.
Mar 7, 2022
Instant Pot Split Pea Soup
Just a handful of ingredients turns into magic.
Mar 6, 2022
Cha Siu
This easy roast pork can do it all.
Feb 21, 2022
Honey-Gochujang Fried Chicken Tenders
Crispy chicken tenders are coated in a sweet, spicy sauce for the perfect game-day snack.
Feb 8, 2022
Instant Pot Short Ribs
Tender, beefy short ribs in less than 2 hours.
Feb 6, 2022
Peanut Butter Frosting
This smooth, fluffy frosting is chock-full of creamy peanut butter; it's the perfect topper for cakes and cupcakes.
Jan 29, 2022
Spinach Gratin
A comforting yet elegant blend of cheese, eggs, and spinach.
Jan 25, 2022
A simple blend of seasonings is all you need for this meaty cut of beef.
Jan 24, 2022
Avocado Salsa
A chunky salsa full of avocado and tomatoes that's as at home on a tortilla chip as it is next to grilled chicken or fish.
Jan 23, 2022
Nian Gao
A mochi-like steamed Chinese cake to ring in Chinese New Year.
Jan 21, 2022