Fig cookies that taste as cakey and soft as you remember.
The very best classic steak sauce you can make at home.
Brisket that's tender and moist.
Perfect hard-boiled eggs require the right technique.
And easy custardy pancake that's loaded with caramelized apples.
Use your sous vide cooker for extra-juicy, crispy, and foolproof carnitas.
How to make the golden, crispy, chewy South Asian flatbread with flaky layers.
A transporting cold-weather pasta dish.
The best cut of meat for grilling, cooked to juicy, tender perfection.
Pork chops with a sweet-and-savory caramelized crust.
Crisp and bitter, the classic cocktail of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth is dependably delicious, and remarkably difficult to foul up.
Divide the pepper, then conquer this recipe.
Just 25 minutes and five basic ingredients stand between you and these fluffy, tender drop biscuits.
A grilled chicken preparation that's truly simple, but excellent and juicy.
Tomatoes that'll last all year long.
Sweet, salty, and tangy.
A classic, crusty loaf of country-style white bread.
Bourbon, lemon, and honey combine for a cocktail that's perfect in all seasons.
Dark chocolate and Dutch cocoa make this devil's food twice as chocolaty.
A 15-minute French classic made with fresh, inexpensive ingredients.
Grilling red peppers and eggplant gives this tangy Serbian sauce a pleasing smokiness.
A simple three-egg layer cake with vanilla buttercream frosting.
Get crisp skin and tender, moist flesh using our technique for pan-seared salmon.
Take a trip to Beantown's greatest bean dish.
A better berry isn't possible.
Keep your gravy nice and hot with immersion circulators, slow cookers, and more
The easiest and most effective method for ensuring a jelly roll won't crack or tear.
For easy entertaining, bring the raw bar home.
Everything you need to know when making a pie dough from scratch.
Nothing like a roasted root.
Everything you need to know to make sous vide rack of lamb.
Which type of roasting pan offers the best value, and, more importantly, which one do you really need?
What are those eggs doing in your cookie dough?
Different sugars do very different things in cookie doughs.
Answers to all your baking powder questions.
The mysteries of baking soda explained.
The science behind creaming butter and sugar.
The King of Crunch! @thefoodlab reveals four secrets to improving ANY fried chicken recipe.
Do you know your Romas from your Sungolds? The tomato shopping guide to demystify your summer
All your questions about grilling steak, answered.
From floaters to sinkers, @dgritzer lays out everything you need to know about matzo balls
Don't be intimidated by artichoke prep. Here's our easy step-by-step guide.
Everything you need to know to host a Chinese hot-pot feast at home.
The best way to save money on your holiday roast? Buy the tenderloin whole, bring it home, and trim it yourself.
Don't know the difference between a city and a country ham? Don't know how to cook and serve them? Don't worry; we've got you covered.
Nothing but the facts: a quick reference guide to dry-brining or wet-brining your holiday turkey for moister, juicier results.
Two methods for deep-fried turkey, indoors and out. Which do you think is safer?
Sour cream mashed potatoes, classic mashed potatoes, sous vide mashed potatoes—whatever the method, here are the best methods for making mashed potatoes in advance.
Buy everything you can well in advance, and save time and headaches on Thanksgiving.
Everything you need to make the perfect Thanksgiving cheese plate
The Definitive Guide to Buying, Prepping, Cooking, and Carving a Holiday Turkey
Throw a heck of a bash without blowing all your cash.
Tacos for potluck? Yes, there's a way, and it's amazing.
Tips, essential pointers, and the wisdom of a few stellar bartenders, all in one guide.
A fresh-tomato sauce for pasta that's so good, you won't even need cheese on top.
Three ways to blistered and sweet grilled corn.
Is there any point to brining your next turkey?
In the world of charcoal grilling, there's no more fundamental and fiercely debated topic than lump charcoal vs. briquettes.
Is aged eggnog really mellower and more complex than fresh? We put it to the test.
Want to learn how to transfer your family's images onto a Halloween pumpkin? Here's how to do it.
We dare you not to get hooked on these.
The origins and legacy of the mini frozen ice cream balls.
A simple dish with a twisted history.
Is living with a Serious Eater all it's cracked up to be? Our partners and loved ones weigh in.
More tamales than you can shake a stick at.
Welcome to the Yucatan, where the chilies are fiery and the oranges are addictively sour.
Get to know the most rich and varied food you'll find in Mexico.
After a difficult pregnancy, being in the kitchen turned out to be exactly what I needed.
For lovers of seafood and tropical fruit.
Mole, pipian, and more.
From arch enemies to best friends.
Food was central to her philosophy of love, but my grandmother didn't own a single cookbook.
The one thing that makes all those early-morning temple visits more bearable: snacks.
When beef is scarce, a Christmas tenderloin is a delicacy beyond belief.
Plus, a few extra-special favorites.
For dads who love cooking, eating, tinkering, and futzing.
What to get for moms who relish their time in the kitchen.
Gift ideas for the person who did something real nice for you this year.
The most delicious chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs, and other classic Easter candy from our taste test.
Make finding the perfect holiday drink fun and interactive—with flowcharts!
Small gifts, perfect for stuffing a real or metaphorical stocking.
The year's most coveted kitchen tools and equipment.
Buy your way into any food lover's heart with one of these big-ticket holiday gifts.
Our favorite gifts for cooks for under $100, including a great chef's knife, a gorgeous tagine, and more.
You don't have to go broke this holiday season—some of our favorite gifts for food lovers cost well under $50.
High-tech tools to improve your BBQ and grilling game.
Outdoor cooking is much better with a kamado. But which should you buy?
Though pricey, pellet smokers are the easiest-to-use smokers out there. Learn which are our favorites.
We put this grilling tool to the test.
The models that give the best bang for your buck.
A book that teaches what really matters in cooking.
The moment Edna Lewis's The Taste of Country Cooking changed one author's life.
Jacques Pepin inspires a cook through every step of his culinary career.
How a chef, and her cookbook, transformed a 20-year-old's world.