Gallery: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Feeling comfy, there?
Feeling comfy, there?

One of Hambone's many sleeping positions.

Yuba plop
Yuba plop

One of Yuba's many sleeping positions.

Hambone and Yuba
Hambone and Yuba

Hambone and Yuba did a whole lot of resting in the office this week. It's too damn hot to do much else.

Knife-wielding Niki
Knife-wielding Niki

Before heading to her cooking class, Niki showed off her whites and demonstrated how not to hold a knife.

Yuba tongue!
Yuba tongue!
More Yuba tongue!
More Yuba tongue!
HOOSIER MAMA, OH GOD YES
HOOSIER MAMA, OH GOD YES

Jamie just got back from a trip to Chicago and bestowed upon us the greatest gift she could bring: pies from Hoosier Mama, one of our most favorite pie shops in the universe. At the rate that we demolished the pies, you'd think we've never eaten food before.

Hot dog bun taste test
Hot dog bun taste test

Hot dog bun taste test time! Here Jen, Ben, Jamie, and Niki get in on the bun fun.

"Hot dog for me?"
Hot dog, achieved!
Hot dog, achieved!

Hot dog-on-dog action.

Going in for the kill
Going in for the kill
Slaw dogs
Slaw dogs

Kenji used some of his leftover cole slaw for making slaw-topped hot dogs.

Sorbet tasting
Sorbet tasting

Hayley, Jen, Amalia, and Andrea dig into four variations of lemon sorbet for Max's post comparing the use of corn syrup to sugar in sorbet.

Sleep, little Yuba
Sleep, little Yuba
Mayo taste test
Mayo taste test

How does the prospect of a nine-brand mayo taste test make you feel? Some of us were excited. Some of us got nauseous.

Fish hands
Fish hands

Fish hands = when Kenji breaks down whole fish, puts the fish heads on his hands like puppets, and declares, "FISH HANDS!"

Bluefish tacos
Bluefish tacos

Oh yeah, Kenji also did stuff with the rest of the fish: he made these awesome bluefish tacos.

Hambone wants some taco
Hambone wants some taco
It's
It's "rub Yuba's belly" time!
Sundae Time
Sundae Time

Foody Direct sent us a make-your-own sundae kit from Anderson's Frozen Custard in buffalo. That's some good hot fudge.

S'mores ingredients
S'mores ingredients

Friday = "Let's Make Lots of S'mores" day!

S'mores photoshoot
S'mores photoshoot

Kenji and Niki taking one of many s'mores photos.

Giant chocolate chip cookies s'more
Giant chocolate chip cookies s'more

Kenji made Robyn take the first bite of a gigantic s'more made with chocolate chip cookies. It tasted glorious.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Jamie and Robyn dig in
Jamie and Robyn dig in

It's big enough for two people to eat at once. ...Not that we recommend it.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Scared marshmallows
Scared marshmallows

It's a tough life for a marshmallow.

S'mores aftermath
S'mores aftermath

The cutting board of shame. Sugary, gooey, delicious shame.