Gallery: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Let sleeping dogs lie.
Let sleeping dogs lie.

This week Kenji's been working on some slow-cooked braises and roasts for the upcoming fall and winter recipe lineup. Wanna know what happens when slow-cooked smells start wafting through the house? DOGS GET SLEEPY. That's what.

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

A sensitive nose...
A sensitive nose...

"Is that a cassoulet, replete with tender beans in a garlicky, pork-packed broth and a natural, no-breadcrumb crust I'm smelling?" Yuba says, popping her head up for a moment...

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Nevermind.
Nevermind.

"Oh right. Human food gives me gas," she says and she nods back down. (P.S. stay tuned for cassoulet!)

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Uninterested.
Uninterested.

"I'm not even gonna bother with this," says Jamón (even though secretly, Jamón can handle human food just fine. Don't tell Yuba or she'll get jealous).

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Papa Gritzer in the house
Papa Gritzer in the house

Daniel's dad dropped in for a visit while the scampi situation was in full force at Serious Eats Headquarters.

Fall Fashion
Fall Fashion

Leandra, in shock: Max, you're wearing a scarf!

Max: I embrace the cold!

If you eat something and don't photograph it, does it count?
If you eat something and don't photograph it, does it count?

Editorial intern Lisa brought her camera along on a lunch excursion to Hamilton Luncheonette. Say cheese omelet!

Crisp down.
Crisp down.

We'll eat dessert any time of day in the office. Max had us try out a few different crisp toppings, and intern Marj was so excited. Until her portion fell on the floor.

A heavy pour
A heavy pour

I offered to make a punch for Leang's birthday, and may have made it a tad too strong. But it was still pretty delicious.

[Photograph: Niki Achitoff-Gray]