What should you do if your dinner date always orders pretty much the entire menu to share?
Simple handheld versions of our favorite dishes are not really what the art of sandwich-crafting is all about. A perfect sandwich occupies only one culinary niche—its own. We've rounded up a wide variety of sandwich recipes—from casual sliders to meaty bread-bound mains—making it easier to enjoy great sandwiches all the time.
Nothing tastes more like fall than a pumpkin spice treat. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins make the perfect after school snack for the kiddos while grownups can get their pumpkin spice fix with this Pumpkin Cranberry Loaf.
Sri Lankan food is not for the timid eater: the fiery curries, sweet caramelized onion in seeni sambal (onion relish), and sour lime pickle are all powerful flavors that startle awake senses dulled by the thick, hot island air.
A staple for breakfast and lunch in many Asian countries, and a mainstay at the dim sum hall, congee is rice and water (or broth) cooked down into a thick porridge. After much trial and error, I've arrived at the ideal recipe for a congee that's silky and comforting while not being sludgy or overly heavy.
Chiang Mai easily makes the list of my top five favorite cities in the world. Culinarily, it's one of the least familiar regions of Thailand. The local dishes, influenced by Burma to the Northwest, and China's Yunnan province and Laos to the north, don't really make it far beyond Northern Thai borders. With the exception of a few dishes at Pok Pok, Andy Ricker's ode to Chiang Mai in Portland and New York, I'd never seen half the dishes I tasted while we were there. The big exception is Khao Soi, the area's most popular export. I was eager to taste this fantastic dish at the source.
Sometimes the happiest cooking is also the easiest, and in the case of beans, taking the easy route can produce something damn delicious.
As the author of highly popular food blog How Sweet Eats, Merchant chronicles her kitchen mess-ups and successes to a large, and deservedly adoring, audience. Now, she brings her infectious zest for all things edible to an honest-to-goodness book. It's called Seriously Delish, and that's exactly what's inside.
We're suckers for well made pastry, for beautiful fruit, and for pretty much anything dipped in chocolate. Here are the desserts we tried this month that we just can't stop thinking about.
Happy Labor Day! 'Tis the season of last hurrahs; a time of, well, not-working, plus barbecues and checkered table cloths, huge hunks of meat and juicy-sweet pies. Surely you're already on your way out the door, but first, allow us to whet that appetite.
Historically and belovedly low-brow, in the last few years, fried chicken has moved beyond Sunday dinners in the South and greasy buckets at a tailgate, and is holding its own on fine-dining menus across the country. And why not? It's so good. Lee Brian Schrager, who is best known as the creator of the Food Network South Beach and New York City Wine & Food Festivals, has a soft spot for the crunchy stuff, as so many of us do. He, however, had the smarts and resources (and digestive fortitude, apparently) to sleuth and secure the recipes for some of the most delicious fried chicken this nation has to offer for his new book, Fried & True: More than 50 Recipes for America's Best Fried Chicken and Sides.
A guide to Sichuan cuisine, everything you need to know about keeping bees, and the secret to perfect, Italian-style eggplant parm: see everything you missed this week on Serious Eats.
Stuffed and grilled chicken breast five ways, fresh frozen daiquiris, spicy Cuban-style shrimp soup, and more! See everything we made this week after the jump!
In recognition of the transition from summer to fall, this dish takes a summertime staple—bratwurst—and turns it into a filling with rice for stuffed cabbage rolls. The rolls are then bathed in a bacon-and-beer-infused tomato sauce and baked until tender.
This week we had an expert bread baker in the office, discovered a favorite Midwestern snack, and...well, we know this is all you really care about: THE DOGS ARE BACK.
This month we went off-menu at Mister Softee (if you haven't yet tried asking for them to add a fresh banana to your vanilla shake, you're welcome), sampled vibrant magenta prickly pear wine, and cut through the late-summer heat with Suze, a tasty French apéritif.
Okay, tag this one for cold weather. Beyond rich, this bread pudding from The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer Purcell (co-authored with Sandy Gluck) is total diet-busting comfort food. It's like filching the cheese toasts off 20 bowls of French onion soup and soaking them in heavy cream.
Everyone needs a little something to sip on for Labor Day, whether you're on the beach for the day or camped out in the backyard next to the grill. Here are 27 fresh drink recipes to help you bid farewell to summer, plus our beer and wine recommendations.
Should those of us with rooftops or backyards or ample acreage take the plunge and buy a colony or two? What does it take for us to be responsible beekeepers? If you're curious about making this daydream a reality, consider this your jumping-off point.
An easy fig jam, made on the stove, joins nutty Manchego cheese as the filling for simple but elegant stuffed chicken breasts. Finished in a port wine pan sauce with garlic, a touch of grainy mustard and heavy cream, the results are luxurious.
Chocolate-covered, peanut buttery and sugar-coated, puppy chow is the old-school Midwestern snack of our dreams. Plus, it takes five minutes to make, using only a microwave.