Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Conjoined cuke friends
Conjoined cuke friends

Aw, look at these cute guys Jamie picked up at the farmers' market.

Uh oh...
Uh oh...

Uh oh, what are you doing, Kenji?

Oh god
Oh god

KENJI, YOU MONSTER.

Robyn doesn't know how to eat salad
Robyn doesn't know how to eat salad

Kenji also whipped up a salad sans meat chunks. Here's Robyn trying to eat it.

[Photographs: Max Falkowitz]

Sriracha taste test a-coming
Sriracha taste test a-coming

We got loooots of bottles of sriracha this week.

Niki gets star struck
Niki gets star struck

She was already pretty pumped to be feasting on 'cue at Hill Country's BBQ pop-up last night. But when Aziz Ansari and David Cross made an appearance, she pretty much lost her sh*t.

"It's really hard to process that just because they're in my bedroom every night doesn't mean that I'm in theirs."

Happy Yuba
Happy Yuba
Pour slowly!
Pour slowly!

Steven Page stopped by the office to film a segment for his upcoming food show, The Illegal Eater. Here he slowly pours in the oil while Kenji whisks. Making traditional mayo is easier when you've got four hands to work with.

Don't let it break!
Don't let it break!

Steven looks on while the mayo takes shape. Pour too fast or whisk too slow and it'll break!

This is better!
This is better!

After making the traditional mayo, Kenji shows Steven how to turn that difficult process into a 15 second breeze with the power of a hand blender and a small jar. You can check out that technique here. It may well change your mayo forever.

Hambone, want a meat chunk?
Hambone, want a meat chunk?

He always wants a meat chunk.

Shake for it!
Shake for it!
"Gimme meat!"
"Gimme meat!"
"I still want meat!"
"I'm waiting."
Yuba staying far, far away
Yuba staying far, far away
Come on, Yuba!
Come on, Yuba!
Yuba mouth, whoa
Yuba mouth, whoa