Do Try This At Home This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen: We're getting top chefs to share their cleverest hacks — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work at home.
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Smoked fish — a cooking method that uses the smoke of an indirect fire to lightly cook, flavor, and preserve the meat — is too often left to the professionals. But there are ways to do it indoors, at home and without much effort. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Put That Wok To Work: A Trick For Smoking Fish Indoors

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Frederik de Pue whisks mayonnaise, instead of raw eggs, into his bearnaise sauce. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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How To Hack Béarnaise, A Mother Of A French Sauce

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Dan Gray is a restaurateur and food blogger in Seoul, South Korea. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Do Try This At Home: 3 Korean Banchan (Side Dishes) In One Pot

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To make Christina Tosi's Bird in a Bag, you'll need a chicken breast or boneless thigh, seasoning, buttermilk (or even bottled ranch dressing), a heavy-duty zip-top freezer bag and a straw. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Do Try This At Home: Hacking Chicken Sous Vide

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