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Beer-Battered Chicken Nuggets Will Ruin You For All Others

It’s the 1950s. We’re in New York, upstate, Cornell University, some building, downstairs, in the basement. Dr. Robert Baker is running a poultry lab. As <b>Time</b> described it decades later: “Foreseeing the revolutionary possibility of processed foods, which were already reaping big dividends for pork …

Cooking

Sheng Jian Bao 生煎包/Pan-Fried Pork Buns | Sift & Simmer

Asian, Chinese<p>No Comments<p>There is a Shanghainese restaurant in Edmonton named “Shanghai 456” which my brother-in-law would frequent quite regularly …

Food & Dining

Katsudon (Japanese Chicken or Pork Cutlet and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe

I admit: The idea of soggy fried food doesn't sound so great at first, but there are a host of Japanese dishes that involve just that and end up with really unique textures and flavors. Frying drives off excess moisture from batters and breadings, which leaves behind plenty of open spaces to absorb …

Eggs

Buttery German Apple Cake

8 servings<p>This gorgeous cake was unanimously crowned the best of the best from this year’s Readers’ Choice Week recipe submissions. We love the simple method to get that professional shingled look without having to layer each individual apple slice. Make sure the butter is truly room temperature, …

Dessert

How to Make Omurice (Japanese Fried Rice Omelette)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>There's a video on YouTube that I've watched several times over the past couple of years. In it, a chef in Kyoto makes a plate of <i>omurice</i> with a deftness and perfection of technique that may be unrivaled. He starts by frying …

Food & Dining

America's Test Kitchen explores three classic Asian sauces

Asian cuisine has many standout sauces. They come all in all forms: sweet, savory, smoky and spicy. Dan Souza, Editor-in-Chief of <i>Cook's Illustrated</i> …

Food & Dining

Hearty Ham and Split Pea Soup with Potatoes | America's Test Kitchen

Use a small 2 1/2-pound smoked picnic portion ham if you can find one. Otherwise, buy a half-picnic ham and remove some meat, which you can save for …

Cooking

J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits Recipe

"This recipe will produce the biggest biscuits in the history of the world! Serve these gems with butter, preserves, honey, gravy or they can also be …

Biscuits

Chinese Pork Belly Bun (Rou Jia Mo, 肉夹馍)

These Chinese pork belly buns are made with melt-in-your-mouth braised pork belly stuffed with peppers and cilantro in a fluffy...

Food & Dining

Thai Coconut Pancake Recipe - Kanom Krok ขนมครก - Hot Thai Kitchen!

Thailand

Nong's Khao Man Gai Recipe

"Thai native Nong Poonsukwattana worked her way up from Portland kitchens, refining her recipe for khao man gai, saving her money and eventually …

Soysauce

Pineapple Buns—Bolo Bao Recipe

Hong Kong Style Chinese pineapple bun also known as Bolo Bao provides a really strong contrasted taste between the sugar butter crust and soft Asian …

Baking

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for pork belly with chilli, fennel and bay

Although this takes a few hours to braise in the oven, it is by definition a quick dish if you look at how little time it takes to put together: a light browning of the pork belly and a gentle saute of the leeks and fennel. The result is an unusual and delectable Easter feast. Experiment with …

Food & Dining

The History of Pho

<b>Where did pho come from? Does pho come from the French word, feu? <br>Why does pho matter? To help clarify things, here’s the introduction<br>from The Pho</b> …

Vietnam

Chinese Eggplants with Minced Pork

Chinese eggplants with minced pork and spicy garlic sauce is a humble and popular dish in Chinese kitchen.A small amount of minced pork can greatly …

Food & Dining

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork) Recipe

"Char siu literally means fork burn/roast-'Char' being fork (both noun and verb) and siu being burn/roast-after the traditional cooking method for …

BBQ

Chef John's Sourdough Bread Recipe

"Making your own sourdough bread does take a while, but the amount of actual work is minimal--and the bread you'll get is spectacular! See the …

Baking

Chef John's Sourdough Starter Recipe

"Here's part 1 of my 2-part recipe for sourdough bread. It takes 4 days to make the starter, but there's really not much to it other than 'feeding' …

Bread

Violet Bakery's Cinnamon Buns Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> If you can make scones (or muffins or banana bread), you can make these sparkly, …

Baking

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

Food & Dining

Pastiera

Scott Conant has only one thing in mind after Easter dinner: his family's Italian cheesecake.<p>Make the crust: Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, …

Double Chocolate Chiffon Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Chocolate chiffon gets a tasty makeover with a combination of finely chopped …

Kindred's Milk Bread Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is served as a starter to each dinner table at Kindred Restaurant in …

Spicy laksa or dal: 20 best soup recipes – part 1

Giorgio Locatelli’s pasta fagioli (bean and pasta soup with mussels)<p>The idea of adding mussels to a bean and pasta soup gives a whole new lease of life to an old staple. There are so many handed-down regional recipes for these kinds of soups, which inevitably start rows among Italians as to which …

Food Preservation

Buta Kakuni – 猪肉角煮

Seductively soft flesh simmered in irresistible sweet salty flavours – this sinful culinary delight will keep your taste buds beckoning for another …

Mushrooms

Easy Stir Fry Sauce

Learn how to make Chinese and Asian food with this delicious all-purpose stir fry sauce recipe. Homemade stir fries have never been easier!The post …

Food & Dining

Bánh Khot ~ Crispy & Savoury Mini Vietnamese-Styled Pancakes

These pancakes are a popular snack in Vietnam, a mini version of Vietnamese-Style Crispy Pancakes. To make this pancake you will need an Asian-styled …

Pancakes

Baked Salted Chicken With Dan Gui

This is a delicious baked salted chicken, seasoned with Chinese medicinal herbs and spices. It's great with steamed rice and served with some ginger …

Spices

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Dessert

Gyudon (Japanese Simmered Beef and Rice Bowls) Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, <i>gyudon</i>—steamed rice topped with beef and onions simmered in sake and soy sauce—is its hot dog: a quick, easy meal that's equally at home at the food court or on your kitchen table.<p>Why It Works<p>A balance of sweet and savory …