Allrecipes February/March 2017

Introducing brand-new Allrecipes…the only magazine that brings you the absolute best of the best from over 43,000 tried-and-true family favorites on! Each issue brings you hundreds of secrets you won’t see anywhere else – fast tips to save you time and money, step-by-step how-to’s, and ideas to help you put your own spin on every dish!

United States
Meredith Corporation
6 期号


letterfrom allrecipes

The Allrecipes Allstars are superfans, a group of our most passionate and engaged community members. They’re always cooking, rating, and reviewing recipes, posting photos, and telling everyone about it all on social media. So we fed their passions with an agenda full of food-related activities: a “Hot Potato!” cooking competition sponsored by Potatoes USA; a session on how to create camera-ready tablescapes; a sneak peek at our new TV show (Dinner Spinner Presented by Allrecipes) before it aired; a cheese-and-wine tasting sponsored by BelGioioso…and that’s just to name a few. One of the most fun (and intense!) activities was a real-life photo shoot. The Allstars were broken into groups of four, and each person was assigned a job: photographer, art director, food stylist, or prop stylist. The newly formed “shoot crews”…


1O4 million Americans who say they’ll celebrate St. Paddy’s by wearing green. But what about drinking it? Nearly 16,000 of you checked out “How to Make Green Grog Punch,” one of our most-viewed St. Patrick’s videos on YouTube. 1,123% Increase in searches for “corned beef” from September to March. And our most-watched St. Paddy’s video, “How to Make Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage,” has 147,550 YouTube views. 1O ,6OO Pins of community member Karin Christian’s Irresistible Irish Soda Bread, one of the most re-pinned recipes from our Irish Recipes board. 87O% Increase in searches for “Irish” from September to March. More than 353,900 of you follow our Irish Recipes board, where top-pinned items include Irish Cream Crème Brûlée, Guinness and Chocolate Cheesecake, and Irish Bacon and Cabbage Soup. 45,472 Searches for “St. Patrick’s Day” recipes on It’s…

the kitchen sink

GOOD TO THE LAST DROP We’ve all resolved to drink more water this year, right? And we want it to taste good, don’t we? Fortunately, an entire water-filtration industry is ready to help. We’re partial to the EveryDrop PopOut Filter & Pitcher ($30 at It looks sharp, holds 12 cups, and filters quickly—up to a gallon in two minutes. Each filter is good for about two months or about 60 gallons of water. Best of all, the funnel-shaped filter pops out and fits on other pitchers, water bottles, and glasses, so you can filter into any vessel you want. PHOTO: MARTY BALDWIN; PROP STYLING: SUE MITCHELL…

black onyx cocoa

Like all Dutch process cocoas, black onyx cocoa, or black cocoa, is washed in a solution that strips away much of its natural acidity and fat. Because black onyx is ultra-Dutched, it lends an almost purplish-black hue to baked goods (it’s the key ingredient in Oreos!) and results in a smoother and distinctly darker (some say more pronounced, some say mellower) chocolate flavor. You can use it to replace up to a quarter of the regular cocoa or half of the Dutch process cocoa in many baking recipes. Find it at,, and specialty shops. —Grandma’sGirl BLACK ONYX COCOA PHOTO: KIM CORNELISON; FOOD STYLING: CHARLIE WORTHINGTON. MEAL-KIT PHOTO: COURTESY OF BLUE APRON. GLUTEN-MONITOR PHOTO: COURTESY OF NIMA…

dinner’s in the mail

Companies that deliver ready-to-cook meal kits racked up $1 billion in global sales in 2015, about 40 percent of it in the U.S. There are now at least 170 such services worldwide, and they’re expected to become a multibillion-dollar market in the next five years. Who’s driving the boom? Urban couples, dual-income families, and millennial singles bored with takeout and dining out. Assemble-and-heat kits are confidence-boosting for beginner cooks, convenient for those who don’t have time to shop, and efficient for those who want to experiment with new flavors without buying lots of exotic ingredients. In the U.S., popular national services include Blue Apron (the largest), Plated, HelloFresh, and Home Chef. Specialty additions include Marley Spoon, which features Martha Stewart’s recipes; PeachDish, which serves up Southern fare; and Purple Carrot, which offers…

gluten detector

Nope, it’s not science fi ction, it’s for real: The new Nima sensor is a handheld device that you can use to determine whether food is truly glutenfree. You put a sample of food into a tiny capsule, screw on the lid (twisting grinds the food and activates the chemicals inside), insert the capsule into the device, and wait for the display to give the all clear (a smiley face) or a no go (a wheat symbol). A company spokeswoman says Nima can detect gluten in quantities at least as small as 20 parts per million, the threshold below which gluten-free claims are allowed on food packaging. Nima planned to begin shipping its fi rst devices this spring to folks who preordered them last fall and has a wait list…