An avid eater, medical student, and former dancer learning to cook to fuel my passion for eating!
Thank you for featuring Blue Star! Whenever people come to visit, they always want to go to Voodoo, but I tell them that it's just a gimmick, but Blue Star is where the true deliciousness is at. I love their doughnuts!
Holy blueberry peach pie, Batman! This was the best pie crust I've ever had! EVER! Thank you so much for this incredible (and incredibly easy) recipe! this is why the food lab column is my favorite!
Pasta. Not too hard, and I already have the maker.
My favorite is a crispy and chewy ciabatta. Yum!
A simple salad with perfectly cooked and seasoned fish. Yum
Yes! I'm so excited about this happening!
I like it! I think it's a very creative way to explore cuisine. Just not when they are claiming to be authentically one thing or the other.
risotto, braised meat, and salad!
I just bought my boyfriend a smoker for his birthday and we've been making some amazing ribs on it! Pure joy!
Wild boar ragu on gnocchi at spiaggia in Chicago. Mmmmm....
What a genius idea!
Seared Salmon Salad with Miso Vinaigrette!
After reading an omnivore's dilemma, I try to make more deliberate choices when buying meat.
This is incredible! I have the same question as wee eats, though. Could this hold up as a thick dipping sauce?
This looks great! And way healthier than the traditional way of doing green eggs and ham...with copious food dye!
I saw that you mentioned amchoor! Another common pairing in India is chaat masala with any tart-sweet fruit like guava and apples. In fact, at some street stalls they sell you cut guavas sprinkled with chaat masala without the option to get the guava plain!
I had an amazing pink peppercorn and thyme soda at Green Zebra in Chicago. I'd love to recreate it at home.
My parents make a wonderful, Indian version of this that they, amusingly, call "Indian French Toast." They make a basic Indian omlette mix (eggs, onion, cilantro, chilies) and dip bread into it and cook it in the same manner and eat it with ketchup. It's delicious!
Kenji, I'm so sorry for your loss. Clicking through the weekly slideshow was such a joy because of Dumpling's adorable face. I'm so sorry.
This looks amazing!
The way that I usually char corn is directly on the stove on the gas flame. That's the way my grandma made it for me when I was growing up. She would peel back the husk, and twist it up to use it like a handle, and continuously rotate it over the fire. It's delicious and just takes only a few minutes! It gets nice and split and stays smoky and sweet.
These are the types of bananas that I eat when I'm in India! They are the best. I entirely agree with you about sizing, one normal banana is way too big for me, but one tiny banana is the perfect amount! Love them!
Big chopped salads with whatever fresh veggies I have in the fridge that can be eaten raw.
I was in Israel two summers ago. Everything I ate was delicious and super fresh. I also got addicted to a eggplant dip that I ate at every opportunity I got. It was delicious!
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