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Fancy slicing and dicing isn’t as difficult as it looks. Follow these steps to create perfect matchsticks every time.

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The facts about bacteria growth and slow-cooked meals.

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Simplifed, make-at-home takes on well-known chefs’ signature dishes, plus the tips every cook should know. 

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Removing the tough skin from a roly-poly squash can be a time commitment. But it doesn’t have to be.