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Cucumbers with Black Sesame Seeds and Sweet Lime Vinegar

Bright, refreshing, sweet, and tangy, these cucumbers work just as well next to (or inside) a hearty winter sandwich as they do at a summer barbecue. …

Recipes

A Ganache-y Pound Cake for All You Eclair Lovers Out There

Selecting a pastry from the bakery case felt like an awesome responsibility as a child. I did not take this task lightly, carefully eyeing the frosted cupcakes and the craggy-topped muffins and the gooey chocolate cookies. No amateur in the sugar realm, I’d skip past the biscotti and other …

Dessert

LA's 16 Essential Ramen Shops

All the reasons why LA has the best ramen scene in the country<p>Los Angeles has had a long history of great ramen, but only in the past few years has the scene hit a real stride. Now the city has the highest standards of ramen anywhere, and might have some of the best standout shops in the country. …

Los Angeles

11 Hidden Corners of NYC and Brooklyn to Explore

Summer is finally here and it’s time to get out and explore.<p>Heading out on two wheels makes it easy to explore some of the New York City’s less …

This Creamy Corn-Mushroom Risotto Is Ready to Serve in Just 30 Minutes

Infused with a rich corn broth, this corn- and mushroom-studded risotto is a stellar way to celebrate the last of the season’s harvest. The pureed …

Cooking

Artist Turns People Into Simpsons And Everyone Is Loving It

Thousands of people could not image their childhoods without cartoons and the Simpsons, in particular, had a huge impact on culture, media, and the …

San Diego

Tasty Lentil Tacos | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Chicken Dinners: Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad

Souvlaki is an awesome Greek dish that comes from the Greek word <i>souvla</i>, meaning "skewer." It's made up of succulent char-grilled skewers of fish or meat such as lamb, beef, or chicken and is served with a garlicky yogurt tzatziki sauce, pitas, and a tomato and onion garnish. Greece is still on my …

How to Make the Best Tomato Sauce From Fresh Tomatoes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Let me get something straight right off the bat here: I'm not sure there's such a thing as "the best" tomato sauce. <i>Whoa, whoa, whoa,</i> I can hear you saying already. <i>First this guy has the nerve to claim he makes the</i> …

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 …

Recipes

A Delicious Avocado Banana Bread Recipe Courtesy Of The Watertable

My daughter and I took a fantastic trip to California during the spring and one of our favorite parts of the trip was our stay at the Hyatt Regency …

Breakfast

This chicken recipe is so good it could bring back the balsamic craze

I share with you a go-to recipe that's so simple and versatile that it actually dropped out of my weeknight rotation, because (a) it's "just …

Our Most Popular Cake Recipe Gets a Peachy Makeover

<i>Summer starts on June 21st! In honor of all the BBQing, sprinkler-hopping, and ice cream truck-chasing to come, we give you Hello, Summer, a picnic basket full of easy-breezy recipes and tips to help you make the most of every minute this season.</i><p>We met Louisa in the spring of 2011. Well, that’s …

Dessert

Why This Fluffiest, Puffiest Pancake Is a Brunch Champion

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some gold recipes. Today, we're reminding you of the world's fluffiest, puffiest pancake with our brand new video.</i><p>Flour, milk, eggs—pancakes are an endlessly versatile, super-speedy dish to make …

Recipe: Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta — Recipes from The Kitchn

If I could pick just one dessert to eat every day for the rest of my life, it would be this. Bold statement, I know, but it's worthy of it. This is …

The Food Lab: A Mind-Blowing Technique for Cleaning Deep-Fry Oil Using Gelatin

I get emails from readers packed with fun stories, family recipes, and interesting tips, techniques, and questions all the time, but it's rare that I get one with a technique that completely blows my mind. This is one of those occasions.<p>Here's the short of it: You can use gelatin to filter cruddy …

How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother

If you've ever tasted pesto in Italy you know that the pesto here in the United States just isn't the same. I received a lesson in how to make pesto …

Italian Food

Sweet, Moist, and Utterly Delicious Zucchini Pineapple Bread Recipe

• Heat the oven to 350 F and grease a 2-pound loaf tin.<br>• To make the recipe easier, use a food processor to make this cake. Do not worry if you do not …

The Tea Lover's Way to Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Tea

Summer can be tricky season for a tea lover. At a time when tea shops everywhere are hawking their freshly picked spring harvests, it's too damn hot to pull out the kettle and brew any of them. (How people swig hot tea all summer in the swampy heat of Hong Kong and Chennai I do not know.) The …

The Food Lab: Chacarero Chileno, a Steak Sandwich as Delicious as It Is Unlikely

<i>"You want to go to the</i> chacarero <i>stand today?"</i><p><i>"What's that?"</i><p><i>"It's the sandwich place in Downtown Crossing, where they put green beans on it."</i><p><i>"Weird. Let's go."</i><p>More<p>Grilling<p>All the tips and recipes you need for the perfect barbecue.<p>That was me almost 20 years ago in Boston, during my freshman year of …

Cooking

Save Mango Pits and Peels for This Delicious No-Cook Syrup

One of the best things about working for Serious Eats is the chance to chat with other bakers on Twitter; folks who have the time and curiosity to tinker with my recipes and share their results. Sometimes these interactions illustrate the risks of cavalier substitution, but just as often they prove …

Mango

Lacy, Crisp, and Chewy Ricotta Cookies Are the Mistake of a Lifetime

Two days after Christmas, while playing around with some leftover ricotta, I made a delicious mistake. The goal had been to make a batch of Italian ricotta cookies with a brown butter twist, but, thanks to some miscalculation, the experiment fell flat...literally. The cookie dough started out nice …

The Essential Steps to Mastering Italian Cuisine

Learning a new cuisine is a lot like learning a new language. With a language, there's a grammar and vocabulary that together allow you to form sentences and express yourself. With a cuisine, there's a body of techniques that function much like a grammar. When they're combined with the cuisine's …

Shake, Shake, Shake for the Frothiest Iced Matcha Tea

I've spent a lot of time trying to improve my iced-coffee game, including conducting a blind tasting session that pitted the top methods against each other. (Our conclusion: Brew directly over ice if you're drinking it black, or go with cold brew, or basically any other style, if adding milk.) But …

This Naked Tomato Salad May Replace Your Caprese

I remember the first time I bit into a cherry tomato. I was at a Sizzler. I was seven. A boy was present. I was talking a lot, as I am wont to do, …

fried rice with zucchini, tomatoes and parmesan

<b>The quickest method:</b> Heat a large, heavy frying pan to medium-high heat. Once hot, add 1 to 2 tablespoons oil, then onion. Cook, stirring, until …

Do-It-Yourself Nduja to Spice Up Your Charcuterie Board (and Life)

Nduja—pronounced <i>en-DOO-ya</i>—is a spicy, spreadable salami. It comes from the Calabria region of Italy, often shows up on olive oily bread, has become increasingly popular over the past decade-plus, and yet rarely appears in a non-Italian article or recipe sans explainer. Maybe next year. Or the year …

This Creamy Salad Dressing Comes Together in 2 Minutes

Whisk the mustard, mayonnaise or yogurt, salt, sugar, and pepper together in a small bowl until combined. Add the vinegar and whisk until smooth. …

Food

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

Particles

The 15-Minute Stir-Fry As Ready For Spring As You Are

<i>Inspired by Hsiao-Ching Chou’s beautiful menu for Lunar New Year—which 1) introduced us to extra-long noodles, and 2) made us wish every noodle or spaghetto could be extra long—we asked her to choose a recipe from her cookbook</i> Chinese Soul Food <i>that embodies a different kind of new beginning: spring.</i><p>…