Erik Rubik

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This Turmeric-Cauliflower “Rice” Will Have You Saying Goodbye to Grains This Summer

Chef Camille Becerra may have made a temporary home for herself at the Lower East Side’s Café Henrie, but she and her food are definitely leaving a lasting impression. During her recent months cooking there as part of a pop-up, she’s gained particular fame for her vibrant dragon bowls—a grain-based …

Three recipes to make the most of your summer veggies

At last, local vegetables are here. Asparagus is already in stores, while peas, garlic scapes and beans are on the way. Now that everything tastes so fresh and wonderful, it's time to make veggie-heavy meals. Here are three recipes geared to what is currently available. The asparagus is a side …

15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …

If You Love Pasta Carbonara, You'll Love This Easy Orzo Dish

Heat a Dutch oven or large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat until hot, about 3 minutes. Add the pancetta and cook until the fat starts to render …

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Salmon Rillettes With Chives and Shallots Recipe

While often made with pork, the French spread called <i>rillettes</i> is even more elegant (and easy) to make with salmon. This recipe folds poached and shredded salmon with mayo, cooked shallots, chives, and a touch of spices. It requires no special equipment, so you can whip it up in no time for a fancy …

12 of your biggest cooking questions answered with science

Without further ado, here are the scientific answers to some of your biggest quandaries in the kitchen.

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100 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs, to shrimp, to chicken, and even cheese (yep, you heard right), get grilling with these recipes!<p>Around here, summer is pretty much synonymous with grilling. We'd argue that most foods are made better by the sear of flames and smoke wafting through the air. We're talking classics like …

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How to Cook King Mackerel Steaks

A king mackerel, or kingfish, is native to the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North America and Europe. The fish ranges in weight from less than 1 …

5 Things to Do with Light Beer (Besides Drink It)

Put that light beer to work in the kitchen.<p>Craft beers are where it’s at when it comes to flavor, complexity and newness. They’re what we reach for …

How to Turn Pot Roast into a Month's Worth of Sunday Dinners (& Then Some)

Beef pot roast is a wonderful thing: With little more than time, you transform a relatively inexpensive hunk of meat and a handful of ingredients into a meltingly tender, satisfying dish. But why limit yourself to thinking of pot roast as an end? <b>Instead, approach it as a beginning to a series of</b> …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

You Haven't Lived Until You've Eaten Our Best-Ever Buttermilk Biscuit

There's nothing better than a killer biscuit. We think our version holds its own against the best out there.<p>It has been pointed out to me—ahem, <b>Andrew Knowlton</b>—that, since I didn’t grow up in the South, the chances of me achieving master biscuit-making status were probably over before they started. …

Coffee-Rubbed Steak

4 Servings<p>This rub works on just about any cut (in fact, it’s served on filet mignon at Mesa Grill), and the pan-to-oven method is foolproof.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons ancho chile powder<p>2 tablespoons finely ground coffee beans<p>5 teaspoons dark brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon hot smoked Spanish …

Short Rib Banh Mi with Quick Pickles and Fresh Herbs

These Vietnamese-inspired sandwiches are a clever and tasty way to use leftover beef stew. <b>Slideshow:</b> Best Sandwiches in the U.S.

Giada De Laurentiis Has the Best Pasta Sauce Idea We’ve Ever Heard

Do not butcher these Italian words around her either.<p>We can barely count the number of hours we've watched <b>Giada De Laurentiis</b> on the Food Network. Born in Rome and raised in the United States, De Laurentiis is Italian to the core, inflecting the word "spaghetti" with the T-hold of a native speaker …

The Emergency Dinners We Make When We Need to Eat RIGHT NOW

When we walk through the door and need to eat RIGHT NOW, these are the dinners that never let us down.<p>The criteria for a solid emergency dinner are remarkably similar to those for great drunk food. It's gotta be so easy you don't have to think about it; immediately gratifying (this often translates …

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How to Make Italian Seafood Salad (Insalata di Frutti di Mare)

It wasn't until very recently that the similarity between Peruvian ceviche and Italian seafood salad struck me. Peruvian ceviche: chunks of seafood—some raw, like fish, and some cooked, like shrimp—marinated in lime juice with cilantro and onion, along with the heat of fresh chili peppers. Italian …

Watch These Reenactors Cook a 300-Year-Old Recipe That Had Been Lost to History

While we may chuckle a bit at historical reenactors dressing up and re-fighting long decided battles of wars past in vintage costumes, the point is …

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

How to Build a Better Sandwich: The Experts Weigh In

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>For many of us, a sandwich was the first meal we learned to make for ourselves. And we delight in eating them for the rest of our lives, sometimes at an astonishing rate—roughly 50% of Americans consume a sandwich every day. It …

Weeknight Red Curry

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>"Curry" rhymes with "hurry" for a reason. A few shortcut ingredients yield a gently spiced, deep-flavored sauce that’s ready in under an hour.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large shallot<p>6 garlic cloves<p>1 2-inch piece ginger, peeled, cut into pieces<p>2 …

Tomato and Cheese Pie

Scaccia Ragusana<p>Giovanna Giglio Cascone, a homecook in Ragusa, Sicily, makes this delicious tomato-and-cheese filled bread every Easter.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>3 …

Grilled Seafood Paella

Traditionally made over an outdoor fire, paella doesn't get any better than this seafood version. The quick broth made here from shrimp shells adds a …

Fried Calamari Dreams Are Made of These

The deep-fried squid with aioli is the must-order dish at NYC's Wildair. So we got the chefs to teach us how to make it at home.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and</i> …

Keema Aloo (Ground Beef and Potatoes) Recipe

"If you want to try something a little different, I guarantee you will love this meal. It is by far my favorite Indian recipe. Inspired by my mom, …

Cilantro Chutney Chicken

<i>Lilli chatni anna murghi kari</i><p>Lilli chatni, or cilantro chutney, will most likely be found on every Gujarati family’s kitchen table at dinner time. I …

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Shakshuka Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …

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Classic Falafel Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1In a large bowl, soak the chickpeas in cold water to cover by 2–3 inches. Leave at room temperature for at least 12 hours and up to 24 hours.<p>2Drain …

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