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The Food Lab: The Easiest Foolproof Crispy Pan-Seared Fish You'll Ever Make

How many of you have ruined a delicate fish filet by trying to pry it off the pan that it's fused itself to? Yeah, I thought so.<p>You know the real reason why I don't get as much fish in my diet as I'd like to? It's not because I don't like fish—I love it. It's not because I don't have access to good …

How to Make Menemen, the Turkish-Style Scrambled Eggs That Haunt My Dreams

"What should we eat for breakfast today?" I asked my wife, Adri, and my sister Pico as we walked down the street on what must have been our fourth or fifth morning in Istanbul.<p>I knew the answer before I asked the question, but I played along anyway. <i>Who's going to give in first?</i> I thought to …

5 Late Summer Wines from Danilo Marcucci, 'The Yoda of Italian Natural Wine'

Danilo Marcucci creates wines that are all brimming with their own terroir, personality, and stories to tell

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25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

Old Fashioneds, negronis, martinis, and more: the old standbys that every self-respecting cocktail aficionado should be able to make.<p>We who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even …

12 Middle Eastern Recipes, From Baba Ganoush to Zhug

Some of my earliest food memories involve driving to the home of my Palestinian grandmother and being stuffed with food: rice, falafel, pita, and whatever else she had spent the previous days cooking for us. While I don't visit as often as I did when I was a kid, I still look forward to eating my …

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These glass storage containers are super affordable compared with other dry-storage solutions. They're a little heavier than plastic containers, but they nest well, and they're great if you need to transport any of your ingredients.<p>Glass Food-Storage Container Set<p>$37.95 from Amazon<p>Bamboo steamers …

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology. She built a corporation based on secrecy in the hope …

The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every online food recipe trend has its watershed moment, the point at which it goes from being a fun project to going full-on viral. It's usually when bacon gets added to it. It's the moment when every blog and Instagram feed is so saturated with it that even …

So Long, Whipped Cream: Why Light, Airy Meringue Belongs on This Chocolate Cream Pie

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Okay, after reading the words "Chocolate Cream Pie" and spotting meringue in the photos, you're probably thinking I've lost my mind. But believe it or not, meringue is the traditional topping for any sort of cream pie—historically defined as any pie filled with a …

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Why the next great SaaS company will look nothing like Salesforce

Aaref Hilaly Contributor<p>Aaref Hilaly is a partner at Sequoia Capital and a serial entrepreneur who previously founded CenterRun and Clearwell. He serves on the boards of Clari, Guardant Health, Skyhigh Networks and several other private and public companies.<p>For years, a truism in software investing …

If You Aren't Salt-Curing Your Eggs, You're Seriously Missing Out

Just one more way to get your egg on.<p>Egg lovers, rejoice! We’ve stumbled upon another way you can sneak more delicious eggs into your life: salt-cured yolks. Sure, scrambled eggs are great because they’re easy to make; and poached eggs are lovely because they’re basically clouds you can eat for …

The Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey

Everything you need to know to smoke the most perfect, juicy, and flavorful turkey at home, from buying, to brining, preparation, wood type, and a step-by-step process guide.<p>GalleryThe Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey<p>Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday, but this year …

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The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Rack of Lamb

<b>Disclaimer:</b> This guide was produced for Serious Eats and licensed to Anova Culinary, makers of the Anova Precision Cooker, for use on their app. Download the Anova app for built-in temperature and timing guides, along with full Bluetooth control over the Anova Precision Cooker. Serious Eats …

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Cheese Expert's Picks: 10 Essential Cheeses to Know and Love

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked as a cheese person is, "What cheese do you have at home?" The honest answer is that it's rarely the newest, weirdest offering from some creamery no one's heard of. Most of the time I stick to my greatest hits list.<p>The following ten cheeses are what I'm …

Planet Meatball: 20 Meatball Varieties Around the World

Doused with a healthy portion of gravy, stuffed between crunchy bread, or served bobbing in a piping hot soup, meatballs are prepared and served in nearly limitless ways. But for a long time in the States, meatballs meant one thing only: the plump, beefy Italian-American variety, served with …

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The Best Japanese Pork and Cabbage Dumplings (Gyoza) Recipe

Japanese-style gyoza are related to their Chinese counterparts but tend to be more subtle in flavor, stuffed with juicy pork and cabbage lightly seasoned with garlic, scallions, ginger, white pepper, salt, and sugar. The key to cooking them is a three-stage crisp-steam-crisp process.<p><b>Why this recipe</b> …

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All the Summer Dishes We're Cooking This Labor Day Weekend

Everything we're cooking this Labor Day Weekend, from peach juleps to plum cakes, and don't skimp on the smash burgers.<p><b>Take it from the Bon Appétit staff:</b> It wouldn't be Labor Day weekend without a boatload of corn and tomatoes. Wash it all down with a spritz here and a sun-soaked nap there, and …

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How the Great Fire of London unfolded: Official blunders, mass hysteria, and racist violence which threatened to tear the city apart

It is now 350 years since the Great Fire of London razed the city's medieval heart to the ground. But at such a distance it is easy to forget the human drama which played out as thousands of people lost their homes, their livelihoods, and in some cases their lives.<p>This is the story of a city on …

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Salmon

This guide was produced for Serious Eats as part of our partnership with Anova, the makers of the Anova Precision Cooker. You can download the Anova Precision Cooker App (it's free) to grab all this information right off your phone or tablet while you're cooking. And, if you've got an Anova …

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Seekh Kebabs: The Grilled, Spiced Pakistani Meat-on-a-Stick of Your Dreams

Back in college, before the dawn of my professional cooking career, I had a much more devil-may-care approach to feeding myself. We can call it the "college freshman" technique: Find whatever meat is on sale (almost always ground beef), bring it back to the house, then peruse the communal pantry …

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Chengdu Taste is the Best Sichuan Restaurant in America. Here's What to Order.

I wasn't a born skeptic when it comes to Sichuan food in the U.S., but I've been trained as one.<p>It happened slowly. It started by going to restaurants that proudly proclaim their authenticity or quality, only to find that their idea of Sichuan is "Chinese-American but with a few more chilies." I'd …

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The Food Lab: 11 Essential Tips for Better Pizza

Making pizza is a year-round activity for me, whether it's a No-knead, no-stretch pan pizza in the winter, a grilled pizza party in the summer, or a Neapolitan pie baked in my Baking Steel/Kettle Pizza kit.<p>Pizza can be as simple or as difficult as you'd like it to be, but here are 11 good, …

Top 10: the best Manchester city-centre hotels

An insider's guide to the top hotels in Manchester city centre, in locations near to Canal Street, King Street, the Northern Quarter, Picadilly train station and Exchange Square, featuring hotels with rooftop pools, trendy bars, spas and comfy bedrooms.<p>King Street Townhouse<p>Manchester, England<p>8 …

The Asado Burger: All the Flavors of the Argentine Grill, on Bread

Of all the experiences I have yet to cross off my gastronomic bucket list, taking part in a true South American <i>asado</i> is right at the top. Sure, I've eaten grilled steak with chimichurri and lots of other foods, like grilled slabs of provolone cheese, that are typical of those legendary cookouts. …

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The Huge Challenge Facing Theresa May

Compared to the laborious process of replacing an American President, the British system of transferring power is very rapid. On Wednesday afternoon, David Cameron, the Prime Minister for the past six years, was driven from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace, where he submitted his resignation to …

The Big Green Egg and Beyond: The Best Kamado Smokers and Grills

<i>Editor's Note: Considering an upgrade in your backyard cooking setup this summer? You're probably looking for a little advice. We're longtime admirers of the folks behind AmazingRibs.com, the site dedicated to unraveling the science of barbecue and grilling. Please welcome back Max Good, the only</i> …

Eating America: A Coast-to-Coast Culinary Road Trip With Jane and Michael Stern

When we released the first edition of our guidebook <i>Roadfood</i>, back in 1977, food oracles and academic fusspots had been lamenting the fact that American food had gone downhill; that it was getting too homogenized, too corporate, and too bland. Our response had been to set out in our car to find …

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The Crabby Shack, a Shrine to the Crustacean

The sign outside this low-slung storefront no longer says Tabernacle of God’s Glory Church, but the place is still a kind of temple.<p>Heads bow over plastic bags fogged with steam, cradled in blue gingham paper. Inside may be skinny marionette legs of Alaskan snow crab, looking as if they’re on the …

The Food Lab: The Secret to Perfectly Imperfect Yakitori (Japanese-Style Grilled Chicken Skewers)

Chasing perfect yakitori—Japanese-style grilled skewered chicken—is a lifelong, full-time pursuit for some.<p>Restaurants in Japan tend to be quite different from those in the States. In the US, most restaurants offer a variety of foods cooked through various methods. You're likely to see grilled …

The Best Pellet Smokers

While many folks struggle trying to get cheap offset and bullet smokers to work, with a pellet smoker, it's easy to make the best smoked ribs, brisket, and pulled pork in the neighborhood. Here are our recommendations on the best models to buy.<p><i>Editor's Note: If you're looking to upgrade your</i> …

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