Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

SUUGGAAARR!!!
SUUGGAAARR!!!
"I asked for two things and they sent me their whole product line." NY editor Max was pretty happy when he opened this giant package from Wholesome Sweeteners. Rob, Carey, and Niki shared in the joy.
More mozzarella
More mozzarella
Ed and Kenji followed up on last week's mozzarella tasting with another mozzarella tasting. (And Kenji got a haircut. Finally!)
Doodle, accomplished
Doodle, accomplished
AHT editor/doodler Robyn gives an overenthusiastic thumbs up to her doodle for Chris Crowley's xiao long bao post. She feared her blob dude looked too much like his brain fell out.

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

 Clean up day
Clean up day
This week we started doing something we should've done when we moved in: We bought new furniture (thanks, Paramus Ikea), rearranged the furniture we already had, and cleaned out foodstuffs and kitchenware we no longer needed.
 Stuff, stuff, and more stuff
Stuff, stuff, and more stuff
This is totally what Niki signed up for when she became a Serious Eats intern. Yeaaah. Thanks, Niki, for sifting through all this stuff!
Uncovered treasures
Uncovered treasures
"Anyone need birthday candles? Or meat hooks?"
Tuppy orphanage
Tuppy orphanage
While cleaning out a cabinet, Robyn unleashed a mountain of neglected plastic containers (or as Robyn likes to call them, "tuppies").
Hambone
Hambone
Yeah, we know you only look through this slideshow for Hambone photos. Let the Hambones begin.
 Hambone, not helping
Hambone, not helping
Hambone, sitting and staring while Kenji worked on our new kitchen island.
Closer
Closer
Squishy face action, here we come.
And closer
And closer
What a slacker.
And one more view
And one more view
Because Hambone's resting position needs to be fully documented for the good of humankind.
"Nobody loves me"
Black and white really seals the deal.

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]