Using just the right ingredients keeps these cookies crisp

cookies

Pressing these cookies before they go into the oven encourages them to spread out evenly for optimal crispiness.
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By America’s Test Kitchen

To make cookies that are thin and crispy,

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A secret ingredient makes this meaty sauce SUPER meaty tasting: mushrooms!

This recipe

By America’s Test Kitchen

Many meat sauce recipes begin by cooking chunks of meat until browned bits stick to the bottom of the pot. Those browned bits are called fond,

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A few tips will ensure you bake thick, chewy cookies every time

chewy cookies

Using the right combination of sugars and shaping techniques guarantees thick and chewy cookies.
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By America’s Test Kitchen

Thick cookies are often chewy cookies —

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This homemade caramel popcorn is perfect for a cozy movie night at home

Caramel Popcorn

The hardest part of this recipe is waiting for your caramel popcorn to cool before you eat it!

Photo by Ashley Moore

By America’s Test Kitchen

Did you know that popcorn comes in different shapes?

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These super-chocolaty cupcakes are crowned with a delicious chocolate glaze

Super Chocolaty Cupcakes

This is a great shareable dessert for chocolate lovers.

Photo by Elle Simone

By America’s Test Kitchen

The recipe doesn’t actually call for any chocolate in the cupcake batter,

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Take DIY pizza night to a whole new level

This recipe is kid-approved.

Photo by Elle Simone

By America’s Test Kitchen

Tear-and-share bread, monkey bread, bubble bread – they’re all different names for the same kind of dish: balls of dough,

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These mini muffins are so sweet they might end up being the apple of your eye

Mini Muffins

By America’s Test Kitchen

A good snack to keep on hand, these mini muffins can be stored at room temp for a few days or frozen so you can have them whenever you need them.

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An Alabama favorite that features old-world flavors in a wholly American way

Chicken

As the chicken cooked, the marinade and the chicken juices transformed into a deeply flavorful pan sauce.

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By America’s Test Kitchen

Johnny’s Restaurant in Homewood,

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This flavorful pasta dinner is ‘shrimp-ly’ delicious!

By America’s Test Kitchen

Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States. These slightly sweet, mild-flavored crustaceans are full of interesting science. Take a deep dive into these shrimp-ly fascinating facts.

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Sugar and spice make this pumpkin bread extra nice

Pumpkin Bread recipe

By America’s Test Kitchen

Quick breads should be moist but not soggy, so we often need to get rid of extra liquid in the batter. In some recipes,

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