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Dinner Tonight: Meatball Sub

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 10 comments

I'm not sure where the spark came from, but sometime last week I set forth on a mission to create a meatball sub. I figured this would be laughably easy. From what I could tell, there were only four elements:... More

Classic Cookbooks: Bread Pudding

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 4 comments

For me, one of the pleasures of being a young adult was discovering that many of the foods I had rejected as a child were actually edible and, in fact, rather tasty. My mother says I wasn’t a picky eater,... More

Classic Cookbooks: Kasha Varnishkes

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 13 comments

As an undergrad, I spent a semester studying in Russia. Our host mothers urged hot kasha (referring to any kind of porridge) on us in the sub-zero mornings, and they served a different kind of kasha (buckwheat groats) as a... More

Classic Cookbooks: Shepherd's Pie

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 4 comments

As JerzeeTomato pointed out last week, chicken divan is a great way to use leftovers. Joy of Cooking is chock-full of wonderful ideas about what to do with the remains of last night’s dinner; I just wish that in my... More

Classic Cookbooks: 'Joy of Cooking' Chicken Divan

Serious Eats Robin Bellinger 8 comments

As I wrote long ago in another forum, Joy of Cooking has never much appealed to me. A prudish child, I was, I think, put off by the way its title echoed The Joy of Sex (a subject I would... More

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