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Display Name: Emma Christensen - Recipe Editor/The Kitchn
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@MonicaK_ I usually pinch off that bit along with the peel -- a hearty, firm pinch usually squishes it into the peel enough to pull it away! Otherwise, yeah, you have to pick it off with your fingers.

Why You Should Peel Your Banana Like a Monkey
7/31/14 12:48 PM

@elisabethhates - Ack! You're so right! I was getting my directions confused. Fixed now!

Why French Comté Cheese Needs to Be In Your Fridge Comté Cheese Tour
7/29/14 11:30 AM

@THAT Person - Yes, my inner grammar nerd was feeling squirmy too! That one slipped through our net -- fixed now!

What Temperature Should My Refrigerator Be Set At? Tips from The Kitchn
7/29/14 10:40 AM

@butterflyfish -- whoops! Looks like some text got chopped off there. Fixed now. Thanks for the heads up!

Recipe: Yogurt Breakfast Popsicles Recipes from The Kitchn
7/24/14 11:09 AM

@Lime Ricky -- The key is using a small pan! If your pan is larger than 8-inches, better to make a 3-egg omelet.

How To Make a Two-Egg Omelette Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn
7/21/14 01:09 PM

@meggieclaireh - Thanks! Fixed now!

How To Make a Two-Egg Omelette Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn
7/21/14 11:40 AM

@Kristina_ - Ack! So sorry for the typo! I did, indeed, mean baking powder, but I'm glad your waffles turned out well all the same! The recipe instructions are updated now.

Recipe: Monte Cristo Waffles with Warm Raspberry Sauce Recipes from The Kitchn
7/14/14 06:22 PM

@Lisa - You could definitely use honey instead of sugar! I don't see why honey and other sweeteners wouldn't work just as well here.

How To Make Sorbet With Any Fruit Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn
7/14/14 05:35 PM

@dc laur - it's toast with All Things Green! Bittman includes tomatillos, avocados, scallions, jalapeños, cilantro and some lime juice. Yum, indeed!

The VB6 Cookbook by Mark Bittman New Cookbook
7/14/14 05:33 PM

@Dstowell -- You can make this without a ice cream maker following the granita method: pour the base into a wide dish and stir it up every half hour or so as it freezes to break up the ice crystals. The result will be flakier and less smooth, but still very delicious!

The benefit of churning or flaking the base is that you break up the ice crystals and incorporate some air. This makes the sorbet scoopable, and without it, you'll end up with a giant frozen popsicle. (You could always pour the base into popsicle molds and make popsicles instead!)

How To Make Sorbet With Any Fruit Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn
7/14/14 10:58 AM

I could also see these being useful for freezing things like leftover tomato paste, pesto, etc. Just freeze and snap off what you need for your recipe. Brilliant.

Zipzicles Help You Make Popsicles in a Pinch (Even In a Tiny Kitchen) Product Review
7/10/14 12:28 PM

Hi, I_Fortuna! Thanks so much for your comments here! So interesting!

Regarding the health concerns you mention, every dog (like every human!) is different, so some pups may be more sensitive to some ingredients than others. If anyone following this recipe is concerned, you should check with your vet before giving your dog treats with any of the ingredients we use here.

Recipe: Breath-Freshening Dog Treats Pet Recipes from The Kitchn
6/27/14 01:29 PM

@cbmiller - Yes, this would work with almonds!

Recipe: Peanut Butter & Chocolate Energy Bars Recipes from The Kitchn
6/24/14 10:35 AM

@_deepa - I believe it's only being sold by 826Michigan and other local retailers. The best place to order it is through the 826Michigan website linked above. Enjoy!

Enjoy! by the Students of Ypsilanti Community High School and Adams STEM Academy New Cookbook
6/20/14 03:22 PM

@Bright Lights -- The vinegar is there to help keep the crust tender, not so much for flavor, so you could sub any other vinegar that you use regularly. I recommend white wine vinegar! You could also use vodka, like America's Test Kitchen recommends.

Recipe: Savory Breakfast Toaster Tarts Breakfast Recipes from The Kitchn
6/12/14 01:49 PM

@MichaelBC - You leave the skin on the salmon when you serve it, but the fish slides right off the skin when you cut into the fillet. Some people like to eat the skin, but it's also fine to leave it on the plate!

How To Cook Salmon in the Oven Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn
6/11/14 08:09 PM

@recycleg - That sounds amazing! I wish it was dinner time already...

Recipe: Pulled Pork Sandwiches Recipes from The Kitchn
6/4/14 05:40 PM

@JFdesign -- that should be fine! The blobby thing helps get things jump-started, but it's ok if your bottle doesn't have one!

How To Make Your Own Kombucha Scoby Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn
6/2/14 02:53 PM

@RubyMae - I like Coco's minimal storage solution here! As someone who has only ever lived in small rental apartments, I like the idea of something easily moveable/changeable/transportable (and is also cheap!). I agree that a vertical storage situation would give her more space, but it would also dominate what looks like a fairly small living space. Just my 2-cents!

How I Maximized Storage Space for Kitchen Tools in Our Small Apartment Kitchen Organization
5/22/14 07:49 PM

@HomeSweetAntique - Almost any other cheese would be awesome here. As @Zerinia says, feta would be great. Also gouda, pecorino romano, a spoonful of goat cheese or even little torn pieces of mozzarella.

Recipe: Stuffed Peppadews with Salami & Parmesan Recipes from The Kitchn
5/22/14 05:15 PM