Drying homemade pasta

Or storing it in the freezer

November 1, 2010

Preserving homemade pasta.

Substituting chocolate in recipes

Do the math first

September 22, 2010

Can cocoa powder stand in for unsweetened chocolate?

Phyllo and puff pastry, compared

Similar but different

July 13, 2010

These layered doughs have a lot in common.

Lardo for all

Make your own cured fatback

May 24, 2010

Hank discusses his method for curing fatback to make lardo.

Cured meat, explained

Start with meat; add salt and time

April 5, 2010

Hank breaks down the process of dry-curing meat.

Down with brown

Keep your produce looking good after peeling

March 2, 2010

Avoiding the brown on just-peeled vegetables and fruits.

Sourdough, bagels, and bread storage

More answers to doughy questions

February 1, 2010

Bread crumbs from Hank’s e-mailbag.

Ask Hank archive — 2010

Our Table

Joy of Cooking app

A new tool for the kitchen

The latest in our collection of cooking apps.

Graze: Bites from the Site
First Person

The secret sharer

A father’s legacy

The Culinate Interview

Mollie Katzen

The vegetarian-cooking pioneer


Down South

Barbecue, tamales, cocktails, and more

Local Flavors

A winter romesco sauce

Good on everything

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