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How Cold Brew Changed the Coffee Business

Summer officially starts this year on June 21, but that’s only the solstice, the day when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. Down on street level, summer really begins on the first humid, sun-streaked day, when even the thought of sipping a hot cup of coffee is too much to bear. It’s …

Coffee

Malaysian Must: Make This Authentic Nasi Lemak Recipe

Think you can’t cook Malaysian food? Too complicated? Wouldn’t know where to start? Think again! This spicy, tangy, vibrant cuisine is well within …

Flavors

Spanakopita Pie

6–8 servings<p>Making this Greek spinach pastry in pie-form is easier than you think. Rather than having to fold it up like a perfect sealed package, the more folds and wrinkles you create as you bundle this up, the prettier it looks. Check out the step-by-step photos here to see how to …

Baking

Batter-Fried Chicken Recipe

<i>This batter-fried chicken recipe is proof that it doesn’t take buttermilk or beer or an insufferably long overnight brine to make crispy Southern</i> …

Food

scallion meatballs with soy-ginger glaze

It’s a fairly accurate indication of how charmed my life is these days that I considered the act of having to choose <i>what</i> I would make to bring to a …

This Tender Lemon Cake Does "The Whole Lavender Thing" Right

<i>Tra-la-la, it's The Fall Cookbook Cake Parade: a new cake from a new cookbook every day of October. Are your costumes cake pans ready?</i><p><i>Today: A lavender cake that doesn't taste like soap (hallelujah!), from Diana Henry's Simple.</i><p>Lemon and lavender are often made to hold hands, but go overboard with …

chana masala

My latest snap of cravings for Indian food hit a couple weeks ago, and because I haven’t learned anything over my two stints in the East Village, we …

small batch tiramisu

Please tell me this doesn’t just happen to me: You know when you love a dish so much, you don’t even want to risk ordering it when you’re out because …

These Oven-Baked Green Bean Fries Are a Modern Miracle

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 450°F. Line 1 large or 2 medium rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Trim and …

French Fries

Balaleet (Sweet Vermicelli and Eggs)

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add pasta; cook until half-cooked, about 4 minutes. Drain and transfer to a bowl; add sugar and toss until …

African Chicken Peanut Stew

<i>Like peanut butter? Chicken? Then this African chicken peanut stew by Hank is for you. Perfect for chilly weather. ~Elise</i>Chicken, sweet potatoes and …

West Africa

Spanish chilindron

If using, put the mushrooms in a container just large enough to hold them and pour hot water over them. Cover and set aside.<p>Salt the meat and set …

Onions

Korean Sticky Chicken Recipe

Put the chicken pieces on a sheet of parchment paper and sprinkle Korean red pepper flake on top. Cover with another piece of parchment paper and …

A Pork Vindaloo Recipe For Your Insatiable Indian Craving

<i>You know you want to learn how about make Indian food, and this pork vindaloo</i> <i>recipe is a perfect place to start. Pick up a copy of food writer and</i> …

Curries

The Food Lab: Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken Wings With Xi'an Flavors Bring the Heat

I'd put chicken wings right up there with pizza and nachos as official candidates for foods-that-should-be-their-own-food-group, and while Buffalo-style wings, with their hot, drippy, tangy, buttery, garlicky sauce, might be the reigning champion of the category,* there are an awful lot of scrappy …

Cooking

Banana Upside Down Cake

4K<p>2K<p>20<p>Shares 6K<p>In the winter, we often turn to the tropics to get our fruit fixes. Bananas are the most popular fruit in America, and they’re quite …

Dessert

Persian-Style Rice with Golden Crust (Chelow) | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

22-Minute Pad Thai

Tamarind juice concentrate helps gives this quick version of the popular Thai stir-fry its tangy, authentic flavor. In a pinch, you can use fresh …

Food Preservation

Duck à l’Orange Recipe

<i>Duck à l’orange. Sounds sorta fussy and froufrou, doesn’t it? Not this contemporary and easy riff on the classic orange duck, which calls for just a</i> …

Recipes
Chickpeas

The 15th-Century Christmas Cookie Pâtisseries Make All Year

Pâtisserie Lerch, sadly long gone, was not the kind of place to make any Paris must-go lists. In fact, it was the kind of place you could pass often and not notice; the window never had anything fancy in it. Actually, now that I think back, I don’t remember ever seeing anything fancy in the shop at …

Peanut Butter Chocolate Salami Cookies

Bake Then EatToday I am sharing with you a modern twist on an Italian and Portuguese classic treat – chocolate salami, Peanut Butter Chocolate Salami …

Dessert

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for comfort eating over Christmas

I usually do three recipes for this column, but I got a bit overexcited in the run-up to Christmas, so this week I’ve squeezed in four, all of them baked, charred or roasted for extra comfort. (And anyway, what kind of food writer would I be if I didn’t provide a recipe for sprouts at this time of …

How to Make Mexican Tamales

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I love a good tamale, but ever since a friend of mine described what a big project it can be—his family only makes them for special occasions, and everyone is expected to lend a hand—I've been reluctant to make my …

Mexico