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A Cookie a Day: Butterscotch Salty Oat Cookies

Things are classics for a reason, but a little updating never hurt anyone. And these most certainly will not hurt you. These cookies take the traditional oatmeal raisin and turns it on its head in a deliciously sweet and salty iteration. They are a truly well-rounded cookie, and each bite is a welcome surprise. More

What Chefs Drink at Home

After a long, taxing stint in a hot kitchen, chefs like to come home and unwind a bit. Some dip into a stash of locally-brewed beer (or, you know, High Life.) Others are tea aficionados, and some collect wine for drinking at home. And bourbon? Most of them like bourbon. More

25 Meals for Under $10

Eating on the cheap may not be hard but eating well on the cheap? Not quite as easy. The next time your wallet's feeling a little worse for the wear, we've got 25 delicious, well-balanced meals that'll keep you satisfied without draining your bank account. More

15 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

No matter how you pronounce it, the tomato is most certainly a summer produce staple. While we love 'em sliced up and sprinkled with a bit of flaky salt as much as the next guy, giving them such extra special treatment can yield delightful results (and some welcome variety). We have 15 recipes to help you make the most of summer's ripe tomatoes, before you have to resort to the canned stuff. More

28 Easy Mexican Recipes

Have a hankering for some south-of-the-border flavors? We've got 28 no-fuss Mexican recipes to satisfy your cravings and round out your fiesta. Whether it's tacos, tortas, or tomatillo chicken quesadillas, we've got you covered. More

14 Summer Salads

Summer can leave you feeling sticky and sluggish. You find yourself languishing on the sofa, head in front of the fan. From a spicy cabbage slaw to a grilled chicken Niçoise, here are 14 recipes for cool, crisp summer salads to help you along when you're in the mood for something a little lighter and brighter. More

23 Recipes for Summer Vegetables

A trip to your farmers market will inevitably result in bags brimming with a dizzying array of the season's best and brightest. Summer squash, corn, zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, cucumbers—there are just so many delicious things to eat when the weather turns warm. We've got 23 recipes to help you make the most of summer's bounty. More

24 Almost-No-Cook Meals to Beat the Heat

While we all welcome the hot summer sun and the cold beers it promises, the soaring temperatures do come with one tiny problem: Who the heck wants to go anywhere near the stove when the house already feels like a furnace? Don't worry, we've got you covered--here are 24 recipes that require little to no cooking and should help keep you cool as a cucumber this summer. More

Taste Test: String Cheese

String cheese was always a lunchbox standby. It may not have been the highlight like chocolate chip cookies or Hostess Sno Balls, but it was salty and fun to eat—an acceptable outlet for those urges to play with your food. Years later, we still haven't grown too old for string cheese. Even if it doesn't have the most complex, nuanced flavor, it has a special time and place. What's the best brand of string-able dairy out there? We tasted 10 nationally available varieties to find out. More

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAGGIE! I can't believe yall were up for all that pie after all those mail-order pies we ate this summer. miss you all!

Cereal Eats: Yes, Rice Krispies Treats Cereal Still Exists

I might just have to try them now Leandra! You know, since all I have to do is click

McFoie Burger from Tapaç24 in Barcelona

Ahhhh Erin! I ate this when I went there and had to order another it was so good

Meet & Eat: Hayley Daen, Serious Eats Intern

Hello everyone!

@thesteveroller hahah I would not be surprised. Those locals, or NEDS (nearly educated delinquents) are crazy!

@gargupie I'm not sure. They just never really did it for me...cherries probably because my first experiences were with the sickly sweet maraschino cherries, and the texture of avocado freaks me out

@CJ McD there's a link to the recipe on my blog right under the picture! Just click 'Get the recipe'

Chicken Salad with Tahini-Yogurt Dressing

Chicken Salad is great and all, but it's definitely been done. You can vary the ingredients a little bit—grapes and slivered almonds is one of my favorites—but the basic chicken + mayo base doesn't change much. And frankly, it gets a little boring. Which is why this recipe from Patricia Wells is so intriguing. More

20 Fun Sandwiches for Your Sack Lunch

It's back-to-school time for kids and parents, which means even more sandwiches need to be made. We see this as an opportunity to try out fun, new sandwich concoctions, especially if you're willing to go beyond the average PB&J (not that we don't love it). Here are 20 make-ahead recipes to pack in your sack lunch this school year. More

Cereal Eats: A New Column Devoted To The Cereal-Obsessed

You can always recognize a fellow cereal lover. Well, perhaps "lover" isn't strong enough. Cereal obsessive? Cereal junkie? You know who you are. The conversation could really go on for hours: likes and dislikes, childhood favorites, discontinued and hard to find varieties. We never got sweet cereals as kids, we got Kashi and unfrosted shredded wheat, health-food brand O's and Fiber One. It's finally time to have that conversation here. More

Lunch Today: Shrimp Summer Rolls from Banh Mi Saigon

You know those summer days when you're not in the mood for anything too hot or heavy for lunch, your office AC is busted, and you're still full from the crunchy peanut butter tastings? Well, it was one of those days, so when walking across the street to Banh Mi Saigon, the packaged gỏi cuốn, or shrimp summer roll trio ($5), in the fridge next to the sodas looked light, refreshing, and perfect. More

Fresh Food on TV: Weekday Edition

With all the channels on broadcast TV and cable and the inevitable episode repeats, it's hard to sort out what's new or worthwhile. Let us sort it out for you so you don't miss anything worth watching. Times may vary with region; check your local listings for exact hour and channels. More