Posts by Jennifer Anderson

Jenn has been obsessed with cooking since before she could reach the stove. After college she quickly became disenchanted with adult life and enrolled in culinary school. Since then, she has worked as a line cook, a restaurant critic, and as a food editor for Allrecipes.com and Martha Stewart Living. She lives in Brooklyn, where there are just as many brands of artisanal pickles and jerky as you think there are.

How Many Different Types of Asian Noodles Can You Name?

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Bowl with Grilled Pork With so many varieties of noodles and corresponding dishes coming from China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, made from many different kinds of flour—wheat, buckwheat, rice or mung bean—it can be incredibly helpful to have a friendly shopping guide on hand the next time you stroll the noodle aisle. Here's a complete rundown to set you up for success! Read more »

Super Protein: The Best Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

Juicy baked chicken breast Baked chicken breasts are a perennially popular, but so easy to mess up. Get the formula for perfectly juicy, moist chicken breasts, learn the science behind it, and find dozens of easy ideas for tonight's dinner. Read more »

How to Simmer Up the Very Best Homemade Chicken Soup

Homemade chicken noodle soup Homemade chicken soup heals the sick and soothes the soul. Plus, it's cheap, filling and nutritious. Here’s how to make sure your next pot of chicken soup is the kind that inspires both smiles and instant nostalgia. Read more »

Shopping at Asian Markets: A Neophyte’s Guide

Chinese Vegetable Market

Asian food markets can be a baffling at first. You're confronted with aisles of ingredients you've never seen before in languages you can't decipher. Read our guide our guide to shopping in Asian markets, and march into the grocer with the confidence to explore all the delicious produce and condiments it has to offer!

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Savory Saturday: The Ultimate Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Chicken tikka masala recipe

The world’s most popular Indian restaurant dish isn’t really Indian, but that doesn’t stop us from loving chicken tikka masala. In fact, it’s even easier to make at home that most other Indian curries because all the ingredients can be found at the supermarket. Find out our top tips for making the perfect chicken tikka masala recipe.

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