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Grilled Chicken and Cabbage Salad With Creamy Tahini Dressing Recipe

I've been trying to come up with great ways to use leftover grilled chicken breasts that mask their inherent dryness and give them new life. One of my favorites is a fresh, crunchy salad with cabbage, red onion, and a ton of fresh herbs in a tahini-based dressing.<p>Why It Works<p>Massaging the chicken …

Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Thighs (Gluten-Free Karaage) Recipe

<i>Karaage</i> is Japanese-style fried chicken made with a flavorful soy-based marinade. It comes out light, crispy, and full of flavor. If you've never cooked with potato starch, this recipe will convince you that you must keep it in your pantry at all times. Once you've tried this, you will never make …

Steak and Corn Salad With Salsa Verde Recipe

A refreshing but hearty salad with steak, corn, and a punchy Spanish-style salsa verde.<p>Why It Works<p>Salsa verde, with its bright flavors from several pickled and preserved ingredients, is the ideal way to perk up leftover steak and corn.<br>• The fresh sauce takes only moments to whisk together.<p>Read the …

The Food Lab's Foolproof Onion Rings Recipe

It's always difficult to decide whether to get onion rings or fries (get a combo if they'll let you!). Proper beer-battered onion rings, with a substantial crisp crust covering a sweet, tender, thick ring of onion, are one of life's three greatest pleasures (and the only one that can be enjoyed …

Pork Tenderloin Vitello Tonnato (Veal With Tuna Sauce) Recipe

Vitello tonnato (veal with tuna sauce) is a northern Italian classic, but it can be hard to convince the uninitiated that it's even a good idea. Not only is it delicious, though, it's just as good when made with pork.<p>Why It Works<p>Pork tenderloin is a great stand-in for the dish traditionally made …

Polish Potato, Kielbasa, and Cabbage Soup (Kapusniak) Recipe

There are hundreds of variations on classic Polish <i>kapusniak</i> (sauerkraut and sausage soup). My version lays no claims to authenticity, but it is simple, delicious, and deeply nourishing. Sauerkraut and fresh cabbage come together for extra flavor in the broth.<p>Why It Works<p>Adding the ingredients to …

Pressure Cooker Caramelized Onions Recipe

Traditional techniques for caramelizing onions can take hours to deliver extra-sweet, complex flavor. The pressure cooker reduces that time down to about 30 minutes of hands-off cooking.<p>Why It Works<p>The pressure cooker cooks at a higher temperature to produce onions that are caramelized in a …

Channa Masala Recipe

As one of the most popular dishes in the world, both in and out of India and Pakistan, <i>channa masala</i> (or <i>chana masala</i>, <i>chole masala</i>, or <i>chholay</i>, depending on where you're from)—chickpeas cooked in a spicy and tangy tomato-based sauce—is the kind of dish that stirs passions in the recipe-writing …

The Food Lab: For Easier Baked Ziti, Soak, Don't Boil Your Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, which is apparently now a <i>New York Times</i> best-seller. Wow!<p>I hope you enjoy the excerpt (and the mac and cheese!), which comes from the chapter on Tomato …

Italian Food

Familiar but Fresh: Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs With Bacon

People complain when movies are too formulaic, when they rely on rehashed plot points or when the relationships between characters become too familiar. Take the new <i>Star Wars</i>, for instance. That part when Rey and Finn are, like...okay, I won't be the guy who posts spoilers here, because some of you</i> …