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The Secret To Making Perfect Pizza Dough Is The Right Technique

Pizza dough, for the most part, is comprised of only a few basic ingredients. But there’s no doubt that some crusts are just way better than others. So what’s the difference between the good and the bad? It’s all in the technique.


Use Up The Last Of Your Nutella In Tasty Hot Chocolate

Nutella is delicious, and useful for lots of desserts, but if you have a jar that’s running a little low, a quick hot (or cold) chocolate is an easy way to use it up and make something tasty and special.


Thinking Cap: Podcasts, Articles And Clips To Make You Smarter

Factoids that can save your life, free travel posters for outer space and how air traffic controllers keep planes in the air all wait within in this week’s Lifehacker Thinking Cap.


Cast Iron Pans Are A Reliable Source Of Dietary Iron

Iron deficiency is the world’s most common nutritional disorder. As many as two billion people have anaemia, mainly from not getting enough iron in their diet, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). So, other than eating more iron-rich foods, another good way to increase iron intake is to cook foods in a cast iron pan.


Make Better Tuna Salad With These Two Umami-Boosting Ingredients

Whether you like to use mayo or not, a good tuna salad requires all the ingredients to come together. A little umami will help balance the flavour, and these two fishy ingredients are perfect for the job.


Poach Sausages Before Grilling For Perfect Char And Juicy Meat

Grilling meat like sausages can be tricky — you want that delicious caramelization on the outside, but still want juicy, succulent meat inside. The Kitchn has a simple solution: poach your sausages before throwing them on the grill. It’s key to keeping them juicy and getting a perfect char every time.


This Guide From Serious Eats Will Tell You Exactly How To Cook Any Steak 

Few foodie subjects invite as much heated discussion as the topic of “how to cook a steak”. Not only do methods vary with heat source and equipment, but there is literally an entire cow’s worth of cuts to choose from.


Drizzle Delicious, Savoury Egg Yolk On Everything With This Sauce

A perfectly-cooked poached or fried egg is fantastic on pretty much anything — from ramen to burgers — but, be honest, you’re mostly just in it for the yolk. You could cook individual eggs to that perfect, runny-yolk stage, or you could make this yolk sauce from Cook’s Science and use it all week.


Make And Freeze This Flavourful Trinity For Quick, Easy Meal Starters

You may have heard of soffritto, that flavorful trinity of sauteed carrots, onion and and celery that adds flavour and richness to everything it graces. You could saute up some soffritto each time you need it, or you could borrow this clever trick from Food 52 and keep a roll of it in the freezer, ready for instant use.


J. Kenji López-Alt's Method For Making A Perfectly Crispy Fried Egg

There are a lot of ways to cook up some great eggs, but a truly crispy fried egg is a whole different beast. Here’s chef J. Kenji López-Alt’s method for making a fried egg that perfectly balances crispy egg whites with a creamy yolk.


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