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Robyn Lee Is Leaving Serious Eats a Mere 7 1/2 Years After She Got Here

Still in shock. Who will find sad faces on pain au chocolat when you're gone?! WHO?!

But in all serious(eats)ness, I will miss your presence on this site. Best of luck in Taipei & safe travels!

Kenji's NYC Bucket List: What I'll Miss Most

Loved reading this list. I've been dutifully going through my own NY bucket list, since I'm also relocating to the west coast this summer, so this piece couldn't come at a better time (I'm cross-referencing as we speak). Good luck and safe travels! I would give you a few of my Bay Area recommendations, but it seems like the SE-Bay Area contingent has got you covered...although, screw it - Pho Ga Long at Turtle Tower was my go-to for those cold foggy nights. :)

Super Bowl Party Giveaway: Baby Back Ribs and Pulled Pork

Any of the 4th of July BBQs we had in our backyard growing up, with my dad at the grill and my mom bringing us trays of food.

Sweet Technique: How To Shape Pie Crust

If I wanted to use cutouts for the crust of a pie that requires blind baking (like pumpkin for instance), do I blind bake it altogether and add the filling, or do I put the cutouts on after the crust is filled?

Ask The Food Lab Anything, Thanksgiving Edition

I tried your stuffing recipe last year and loved it, but I felt like the sausage came out a bit on the dry/hard side. Is there a way to keep the sausage a little more tender?

Behind the Scenes Tour of a Sugar Shack in Quebec

I was lucky enough to catch Sugar Shack last Saturday at the Food Festival, and it was definitely my favorite festival piece that day. It was really a well done, heartfelt, charming piece, and your Audience Choice Award is well deserved. Congratulations!