Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Post-Thanksgiving Hambone
Post-Thanksgiving Hambone

Hambone was lazier than usual this week. We feel ya, Hambone.

Post-Thanksgiving Yuba
Post-Thanksgiving Yuba

Who's smushy-nap-face is better: Hambone or Yuba's?

Yuba Close-Up
Yuba Close-Up
More Yuba
More Yuba

She shifts her body sometimes. Gotta mix it up.

Poke the Yuba
Poke the Yuba

Incoming Kenji finger!

Almost...There...
Almost...There...
Yuba's Blerf Face
Yuba's Blerf Face
Hambone, Still Sleeping
Hambone, Still Sleeping
The Double Petting
The Double Petting

What gives Jamie joy? Petting two dogs at the same time.

How Can You Resist?
How Can You Resist?
Pre-Ice Cream
Pre-Ice Cream

Sugar, eggs, heavy cream, and milk. Yup, Max is making ice cream today.

Ham Success
Ham Success

Kenji gave Jamie the best gift of all: ham chunks. And there was much rejoicing.

And She's Got It!
And She's Got It!
Yuba, Ready For Ham
Yuba, Ready For Ham
Ham Pancake Snack
Ham Pancake Snack

When there are scraps of pancakes and ham in the office, Jamie makes lil' pancake-wrapped ham bites. And douses 'em in maple syrup.

Maxime Billet's Future of Food Dinner
Maxime Billet's Future of Food Dinner

Kenji and Niki headed to Maxime Billet's Future of Food dinner on Wednesday night and ate lots of...weird things. Here Niki is tasting Elizabeth Falkner's "Apocalypse Caviar" straight from her gloved hand.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Maxime Billet's Future of Food Dinner
Maxime Billet's Future of Food Dinner

And here she's getting ready to identify jelly bean flavors while having her nose blocked.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]