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The Complete Milk Street TV Show Cookbook

Mstv Cookbook 2 Signed Final 4

New Season. New Recipes. New Book. Signed Editions available now!

For better flavor, crack—don’t smash—your potatoes

Cracked Potatoes

Turning out flavorful potatoes with crackling skins and tender insides calls for too much of the things we try to avoid—time, effort and fat.

Photo: Michael Piazza; Styling: Catrine Kelty.