Slideshow: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Pixel Wants Burger?
Pixel Wants Burger?

Let's start with KITTY ACTION because I know that's what you want. Here's Erin Jackson's cat, Pixel, eyeing a Jack in the Box burger.

[Photograph: Erin Jackson]

Pixel Wants Cake?
Pixel Wants Cake?

And Pixel again! She got thisclose to tasting the Dr. Oetker Mug Cake Erin just reviewed. Anyone else have a cat with a sweet tooth?

[Photograph: Erin Jackson]

Measure That 'Cado
Measure That 'Cado

Max worked on an avocado sorbet recipe this week. It's delicious! You'll get to read about it next week.

One Variation
One Variation
Bye, Kermit
Bye, Kermit

This photo has so much potential.

Bye, Slimer
Bye, Slimer

Ok, I'm done now.

Ed and His Vegan Snacks
Ed and His Vegan Snacks

Ed is embarking on a new gastronomic journey this month. A journey...into veganism. This morning he cake into the office with bags of nuts and other salty, fatty vegan snacks to share with the office.

"Kenji's eating vegetables this month. I'm eating...this."

Bobcat Four Ways
Bobcat Four Ways

Niki's high school friend-cum-chef Max Bernstein came into the office with a bobcat. Yes, a bobcat. Which he transformed into a spicy tomato bobcat ragù, bobcat skirt steak rotolo, seared bobcat tenderloin, and a savory bobcat glace.

Snow Dog
Snow Dog

This week Hambone and Yuba took a little road trip to Fahnestock Park in the beautiful frozen Hudson valley. Here's Hambone looking stoic. Much stoic.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Yuba
Yuba

Many confuse. So blank stare. Wow.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Sliding With Yuba
Sliding With Yuba

What do you do when you find a giant patch of ice? You slide down it on your butt with Yuba in the passenger seat, of course.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Sliding With Yuba
Sliding With Yuba

Note: Kenji did NOT intend to steer into a tree or over a cliff, but those things did happen nonetheless. No animals were harmed.

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]