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Sink full of dirty dishes

Better food and fewer dirty dishes? Yes, please!

When I ask people what their least favorite part of cooking is, I often get a somewhat sarcastic answer: DOING THE DISHES! There’s really no way around the fact cooking creates dirty dishes — but there’s a really simple way to drastically reduce the number of dishes you dirty while making food, which of course means less time spent washing dishes.

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steaming pressure cooker

The Science of Pressure Cookers

Have you ever wondered how and why pressure cookers actually work? Here’s what’s going on when you cook with one (and a recipe for Indian Moong Dal Khichdi that cooks in fives minutes!).

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