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Sriracha Lollipops

Yup, people are selling these things<p>It seems that when we said Sriracha was already everywhere, we didn't fully understand how far "everywhere" could go: Now intrepid food bloggers and some actual companies went and pushed the rooster sauce into the lollipop game. Thinkgeek and (the aptly named) …

Sriracha High Heels from Hourglass Footwear

A pair of pumps for all you Sriracha-loving ladies out there<p><i>Heels and hot sauce: a match made in heaven? (Credit: All, Hourglass Footwear)</i><p>People put Sriracha on everything (we're guilty). But we have never seen Sriracha on...stilettos? Then we stumbled into these hot heels by Hourglass Footwear and …

The Original Sriracha

...and it's called Sriraja Panich. Andrea Nguyen finds out what the chile sauce is, where it comes from, and why it took so long to hit our shores<p>Not long ago, a beat-up cardboard box arrived at my door. Wet and stained crimson at the corners, it smelled spicy. My postal gal had stuck this note on …

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

Recipes

7 Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Sriracha—and Love Spicy Food

Getting kids to eat is tough. Getting them to eat spicy food can be impossible—but it can be done! Here's how to turn children into chile heads<p><i>Welcome to Sriracha Week, our annual celebration of all things spicy. Today Kim Foster, author of</i> Sharp Knives, Boiling Oil: My Year of Dangerous Cooking …

Roman Sambal

Makes about 1 cup<p>This is a sambal-style hot sauce named after its creator, senior associate food editor Alison Roman.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound red red Fresno chiles or red jalapeños<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup white distilled vinegar<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>Special …

Simpsons-Inspired Wine Bottles Are a Huge Design Win

Grid View<p>Simpsons wine bottles<p>Russian designer <b>Constantin Bolimond</b> has unveiled a winning alcohol/pop-culture mashup with his designs for wine bottles inspired by Piet Mondrian and <i>The Simpsons</i>. According to a post on Behance, it appears Bolimond's minimalist "Homer" and "Marge" bottles aren't …

spring asparagus pancetta hash

A few times a year, I go on a Dinner Intervention, which might sound a little more gentle than it is. It sounds like a “Honey, I was thinking I’ll do …

garlic butter roasted mushrooms

A repeat offender in the lede-burier category, let me begin with what matters: this is absolutely my new favorite quick and obsessively delicious way …

milk punch

Old as it may be, I hadn’t heard of milk punch before a few weeks ago but can assure you, I’ve thought about nothing else since, not blizzards, not …

vanilla bean pudding

A year ago, I would have told you that any pudding that includes eggs (or butter, cream and various other indulgences unnecessary to yield excellent …

french onion soup

I’m firmly of the belief that no matter what ails you in the realm of the kitchen, onion soup can cure it. Never cooked before? Don’t think you’ll be …

ribboned asparagus salad with lemon

Spring arrived while I totally wasn’t paying attention. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen these days. Over the winter, this was hardly a …

skirt steak with bloody mary tomato salad

Back when I started dreaming up a cookbook I would one day write, all I knew is what I didn’t want: I did not want to work every weekday, weekend and …

blueberry yogurt multigrain pancakes

I had a little crisis on Father’s Day, and unlike the week that proceeded it, it did not relate to a feverish toddler who landed himself in our bed …

pear cranberry and gingersnap crumble

In my defense, I resisted this crumble for possibly even a single hour before going to the kitchen to assemble the ingredients. A whole hour, an hour …

nutmeg maple butter cookies

Every December, I make you a promise in my head that this, <i>this!</i> will be the year that I share a recipe for classic sugar cookies, the kind that you …

parsnip latkes with horseradish and dill

I have this affliction or maybe you could call it a fixation with latkes. And I know you’re probably thinking, potato pancakes? With shredded onion? …

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 …

cheddar, beer and mustard pull-apart bread

You might have created a monster. I went back and forth, again and again, before sharing the recipe for potato chip cookies. My presumption was that …

carrot cake pancakes

If I could have a breakfast rallying cry, a breakfast mantra, if you will, it would be, <i>It’s not cake! It’s breakfast!</i> It would be rather dull, …

tzatziki potato salad

I don’t eat potato salad for lunch. That would be… unhealthy, irresponsible, gluttonous, and nutritionally unbalanced. However, I have found that …

cold rice noodles with peanut-lime chicken

If you told me a week ago that I would willingly adding cold chicken to cold noodles and call it a meal, a meal I’d eat enthusiastically, I’d think …

carrot soup with tahini and crisped chickpeas

It’s the first week of January, so I am going to go out on a limb and guess that no fewer than 52 percent of you are gnawing on a carrot stick right …

gnocchi in tomato broth + more book tour

I realize that when it comes to January Food — carrot sticks, soup, legumes and other things I suspect, what with it being the third week of the …

spring vegetable potstickers

It’s been over six years since I mooned here over a lost dumpling love. Dumplings are kind of a fixation for me; I am unwaveringly convinced that …