Leigh Nason

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Make This Oil and Never Let Your Fresh Herbs Waste Away Again

When it feels like you're drowning in herbs, make this handy condiment.<p>Fresh herbs are both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, you've got one of the single most important ingredients for bringing brightness and freshness to any dish, from pasta to veg to fish. On the other hand, you're now …


The Best Healthy Gifts for Cyclists

Help your favorite rider eat better, sleep more soundly, and track data more efficiently


How to Care for that Fancy Carbon Steel Pan You Just Bought

Not cast-iron. Not stainless steel. Not nonstick. Here's how to use a carbon steel pan.<p>If you have a cast-iron skillet or two, and you know how to season it, and how to clean and maintain it—you're finally ready for a pan upgrade. Meet: The carbon steel pan.<p>Similar to the cast-iron but with a few …

Cast Iron Skillet

The Best King Cakes That Can Be Shipped Right to Your Door

If you live in New Orleans, you've already been celebrating Mardi Gras for weeks—with parades commencing as early as last weekend even though the actual holiday falls on February 9th. (Truth be told, some communities start social activities associated with Mardi Gras as early as November!) Which is …

The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Yorkshire Puddings

Back when I was earning my wage as a cook at a co-ed fraternity house, I received a special dinner request from a few exchange students from Cambridge University: toad-in-the-hole, the classic British dish of sausages baked into a large Yorkshire pudding. Only problem? I had no idea what a …

Stew Science: How to Choose the Best Cuts for Beef Stew

I pity the fool who brings fists to a knife fight, knives to a gunfight, and guns to nuclear Armageddon. Similarly, I'll never understand the person who brings lean beef to the stew pot. And that's where the question arises: What <i>is</i> the best cut of beef for beef stew?<p>Let's take a step back so I can …


22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …