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  • Test Kitchen tips: Slicing knife

     
    Similar to a carving knife, a slicing knife -- or slicer -- is meant to thinly and cleanly through meats with precision -- cooked roasts or hams or even raw fish for sashimi....
  • Will Hollywood ever top its Cinema Class of 1982?

     
    If I heard that someone was assembling a screening series of fondly remembered films that included the likes of “Road Warrior,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Blade Runner,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing,&#...
  • Recipe: Hamantaschen with poppyseed filling

    Recipe: Hamantaschen with poppyseed filling
      Hamantaschen with poppyseed filling Total time: 6 1/2 hours; much of it is chilling time Servings: This makes about 3 dozen hamantaschen Note: You can buy poppyseeds in bulk at kosher, Eastern European and Middle Eastern markets. Creamy poppyseed...
  • Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire

    Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire
    It was a massive flatbed truck, flanked by smaller vehicles brandishing "oversized load" banners, carrying a huge white thing. I think the first one I saw was in Ohio. But I know that by the time I passed Grand Island, Neb., I'd lost count. What was it?...
  • Spend extra on the blade instead of the power saw

    Spend extra on the blade instead of the power saw
    Mount a dull steel blade on a new, $400 circular saw, and the professional-grade tool will slowly chop a ragged cut, and probably leave burn marks on the wood from excessive friction. But mount a new, top-line carbide blade on a $35 entry-level saw, and...
  • Ceiling fan's prospects are looking up

    Ceiling fan's prospects are looking up
    Swirled The Westinghouse Turbo Swirl fan offers a small footprint (30 inches) and comes in dark or light wood or a white finish. If you want a wood finish, this fan offers a look that can work with both modern and more eclectic interiors. Great for a...
  • Henckels? Wustof? Global? Masahiro? A buyer's guide to knives

     
    Knife shopping: Knives are one of the hot gift items this holiday season, buoyed by would-be Iron Chef home cooks -- mostly men -- who like their toys. But how to tell a Global from a Masahiro? And does $200 knife really cut better than a $20 one? The...
  • Test Kitchen video tip: Peeling and dicing an avocado

     
    After cooking school, one of my first line jobs was working the garde manger station at a local restaurant. Most of the components could be made ahead of time, but one of the items -- fresh diced avocado for the......
  • Sabres hockey turns 40; celebrates by receiving grant

     
    The Sabre Hockey Association is celebrating its 40th season by dressing up in retro swag and receiving a nice gift. The Naperville-based organization has more …...
  • Students say ‘en garde’ at Dewey!

     
    Evanston, Illinois. When’s the last time you heard of kids learning medieval sword techniques on an average school day in Evanston? On Friday, Dewey Elementary …...
  • Super Bowl test kitchen bonus: Just wing it

     
    Ginger-Orange Glazed Chicken Wings Yield: 6 servings. 2 pounds chicken wings, about 24 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate, undiluted 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons freshly minced...
  • What Is It?

     
    I've been falling down on the job of providing interesting "What Is It? items for your guessing pleasure, but I intend to get back on track beginning today. The reader who supplied me with this one was genuinely puzzled about......