Everything You Need to Know About Cast Iron Skillets — All in One Place

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. It’s no secret how much we love a cast iron skillet here at Kitchn. You can get a good one (read: the best one !) for a very little amount of money, pass it on for generations, use it as a nonstick pan — the list goes on!

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Instant Pot Healthy Baked Beans

These Instant Pot Baked Beans are just magic. Growing up in the South, I’ve eaten my fair share of baked beans. Sweet, smokey, and sometimes spicy — I just love them. If you’ve never had baked beans before, they are beans cooked in the oven with molasses and sugar (amongst a few other ingredients) and served at just about every potluck dinner, summer bbq, and big party!

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How To Make Balsamic Reduction

Learn how to make a balsamic reduction with this insanely easy step-by-step photo tutorial! There are so many creative ways you can use a balsamic vinegar reduction, and I’m covering my favorites. I love experimenting with homemade salad dressing recipes (and salad recipes in general), Homemade buttermilk ranch dressing, honey mustard dressing, and cilantro lime dressing …

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Ultimate Freezer Meals Guide (+ 60 Freezer Recipes)

Give yourself a break and prepare ready to go freezer meals ahead of time. This is a great article from Lexi’s Clean Living to get you going.

The ultimate guide to preparing, cooking, and storing healthy freezer meals… plus, some of our favorite freezer-friendly recipes! Ultimate Freezer Meal Guide As far as we’re concerned, the freezer is one of the most underutilized cooking tools out there — especially for busy families.

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Mokomandy, Northern Virginia’s Celebrated Korean-Cajun Restaurant, Closes for Good

Dumplings from Mokomandy | Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

The strip mall spot reportedly did not want to attempt a return as long as COVID-19 limited service Mokomandy , the Korean-Cajun restaurant in Sterling that holds the No. 1 spot on the latest edition of Northern Virginia Magazine ’s 50 Best Restaurants list, is permanently closed.

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