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Last Week's Contest Winners

Caroline Russock 3 comments

Cook the Book: Ad Hoc at Home: AP1836, cooksultant, subinai, Loukia, and wgsims. Cook the Book: The Grand Central Baking Book: gingercookiewithlime, adl27, bca102, BatGirlCooks, and Jessica Kemp. Weekend Giveaway: California Wine Club Membership: jenbcooks. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book: Ad Hoc's Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 16 comments

"The equation makes perfect sense: a great brine, a dip in buttermilk, and an intensely flavored coating." [Photograph: Caroline Russock] A few months back I read Lucy Baker's review of Ad Hoc's Fried Chicken Mix and basically ran out the... More

Leek Bread Pudding

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

The following recipe is from the February 11 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! Leave it to Thomas Keller to come up with a side dish that transforms simple leeks... More

Cook the Book: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 24 comments

These cookies were worlds away from Chips Ahoy and remarkable different from the classic Toll House version that so many of us find synonymous with chocolate chip cookies. Their incredible depth of flavor might make you pause and think about the ingredients. For a humble chocolate chip cookie that's a pretty incredible feat. More

Cook the Book: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 13 comments

There was nothing kitschy or dated about this cake, the flavors were complex and totally cohesive, delicious and surprising. For what ever reason pineapple upside-down cake has fallen out of fashion, I think that it's about time to bring it back. More

Cook the Book: Candied Pecans and Herbed Toasted Walnuts

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 5 comments

"I left these on my kitchen counter and by midafternoon the bowl was almost empty." [Flickr: elana's pantry] Memorable dinners don't have to begin with fancy canap├ęs or the perfect amuse-bouche. More often than not, a bowl of mixed nuts... More

Cook the Book: Ad Hoc at Home

Caroline Russock Closed

2009 was filled with so many wonderful cookbooks but Thomas Keller's Ad Hoc at Home has to be one of the most eagerly anticipated and well-received. Right now it's sitting happily on Amazon's best seller list alongside other media sensations of 2009, including the Twilight Saga, Sarah Palin's biography, and the latest from Dan Brown. Not bad for a cookbook written by a chef who doesn't double as a television personality. Thomas Keller has been making his presence known since he took over the Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry. Winning international accolades and three Michelin stars, Keller helped transform his unique style of American cooking into something that was taken seriously not only here but all over the... More

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