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Seafood

Shanghainese Sticky Red-Cooked Pork Belly Recipe

Pork is included in almost every Chinese celebration, in which it symbolizes abundance and wealth. This glossy, aromatic pork belly is "red-cooked," or coated in a sticky soy-based reduction typical of Shanghainese cuisine. The result is sweet and savory cubes of meltingly tender meat in a rich and …

Food & Dining

The Food Lab's Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

<i>–Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton</i><p>Why It Works<p>Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy.<br>• A combination of multiple thickeners and emulsifying …

Cheese

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Kimchi and Ginger Recipe

Brussels sprouts offer tons of flavor on their own when charred properly, but their layered leaves also make them great for picking up other flavors. In this recipe, we pack the flavors in with kimchi, honey, and fish sauce.<p>Why It Works<p>Roasting at very high heat caramelizes and chars the edges of …

Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch Recipe

Excellent fresh mozzarella is milky, tender, and mild, with a faint layer of cream beneath the skin that gushes a little when you slice it. In other words, this isn't that stiff, tough ball of vacuum-sealed supermarket mozzarella, and it's definitely not the low-moisture cooking mozzarella that you …

Mozzarella

Miso-Squash Soup With Sesame-Ginger Apples Recipe

Most soups based on squash aim to intensify its sweet flavors by first caramelizing its sugars in the oven. Not this one. Inspired by a classic Japanese appetizer, this soup zeroes in on the nutty, earthy flavors of squash by simply simmering it in an aromatic dashi broth.<p>Why It Works<p>A dashi liquid …

Food Preservation

Winter Greens Salad With Fennel, Citrus, and Creamy Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe

This easy winter salad with bitter greens, shaved fennel, citrus, and a sweet and creamy citrus vinaigrette would do equally well with a light lunch or dinner, or as a side dish for a larger feast.<p>Why It Works<p>Sweet citrus contrasts nicely with the bitter greens.<br>• Adding a dash of lemon juice to the …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Make-Ahead Roasted Squash and Kale Salad With Spiced Nuts, Cranberries, and Maple Vinaigrette Recipe

This salad combines sweet roasted butternut squash with roasted kale in a vinaigrette flavored with maple syrup and sherry vinegar, along with some spiced pecans for crunch and dried cranberries for a nice chewy texture. It's a delightful salad when it's made fresh, but the flavors and textures …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Classic Oyster Stew With Fennel Recipe

A simple, quick, and easy soup, this classic oyster stew is flecked with droplets of golden butter and flavored with aromatic vegetables, whole milk, and plenty of briny, fat oysters.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Why It Works<p>The anise flavor of fennel infuses the whole-milk base and works …

Seafood

Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies Recipe

These old fashioned sugar cookies bake up soft and chewy, but lightly crisp around the edges. A hearty dose of kosher salt keeps the sweetness in check while maximizing their buttery richness. Stick with plain sugar for a classic finish, dress 'em up with colorful nonpareils, or double down on …

Dessert

Slow-Cooker Sticky Thai Meatballs Recipe

The key to these slow-cooker Thai-style chicken meatballs is to understand that the sauce gets better as it slowly cooks, but the meatballs don't. To fix that, we first cook the sticky sauce, packed with aromatics like lemongrass, ginger, and chilies, then add the flavorful meatballs right at the …

Thai-Style Beef With Basil and Chilies (Phat Bai Horapha) Recipe

<i>Phat ka-phrao</i> is a ubiquitous street dish in Thailand, where cooks wielding woks will rapidly stir-fry sliced or minced meat flavored with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, and fiery Thai bird chilies, finish it off with a big handful of holy basil, and serve it with rice and perhaps a fried egg on …

Soysauce

Arugula, Sweet Potato, and Walnut Salad With Dashi "Vinaigrette" Recipe

Conventional wisdom says that salads should be dressed with vinaigrettes, which, by definition, balance an acid with a fat. Turns out you can break that rule by dropping the acid entirely. In this salad, we make a "vinaigrette" with shoyu-dashi—soy sauce mixed with dashi—for an easy, deeply …

Sweet Potatoes

Vegan Peanut, Sweet Potato, and Kale Soup With Coconut Recipe

The version of West African groundnut soup I ate in my youth was a thick, peanut-packed broth made with chicken, spices, and tomatoes, but recipes for <i>maafe</i> (as it's called in Mali) vary hugely. I'm taking that as free license to stray as far from tradition as I'd like, so this recipe takes a quick …

Sweet Potatoes

Tender Braised Lamb Shanks With Bitter Herb Salad Recipe

Like winter into spring, lamb shanks are a cut that undergoes a transformation, from tough to meltingly tender. The secret is a long, slow braise. These are rubbed with a fragrant spice mixture, then braised with vegetables, white wine, and chicken stock and served with a bright spring salad.<p>Why It …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Crispy Citrus-Candied Pistachios Recipe

This recipe takes advantage of Fresh Lemon Syrup, which doesn't contain any added water or juice, helping the pistachios toast up extra crisp and crunchy. The syrup's subtle acidity brightens the darker notes of the roasted nuts and caramelized sugar, keeping the overall flavor fresh and light, …

Baking

Garam Masala Recipe

This basic spice mixture can be used to flavor a variety of curries, braises, and other Indian dishes.<p>Why It Works<p>Toasting whole spices creates better flavor than mixing pre-ground spices.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients6 to 8 green cardamom pods, green husks removed and discarded2 tablespoons (20g) …

Spices

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 …

Onions

Juicy and Tender Poached Chicken With Watercress and Miso Dressing Recipe

Poached chicken may not be as popular as fried, roasted, and braised chicken, but when it's done correctly, its tenderness and juiciness are unmatched. Served with a bright, flavorful dressing like this miso vinaigrette, it makes an easy, light, clean-tasting dinner or lunch.<p>Why It Works<p>Starting …

Soysauce

Grilling: Garlic and Cilantro Lamb Kabobs Recipe

I was taking a look back at what I've accomplished this grilling season, and through all the fond memories came a horrifying reality: I had failed to cook any lamb! Though totally not intentional, I could not come to grips with this omission and began plotting to get lamb on the grill the next time …

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Tuna

This guide was produced for Serious Eats as part of our partnership with Anova, the makers of the Anova Precision Cooker. You can download the Anova Precision Cooker App (it's free) to grab all this information right off your phone or tablet while you're cooking. And, if you've got an Anova …

BBQ

Bill Zacharkiw's Wines of the Week: Sept. 17, 2016

Under $18: Everyday drinking<p><b>Empordà 2015, Espelt Sauló, Spain red, $16.05,</b> SAQ # 10856241. Big fruit, ripe, solid tannin and generous amounts of old …

Lidia Bastianich: An inspiration for women chefs

Some of the culinary world’s biggest names – with egos to match – were gathered in a beachside ballroom to launch the annual Cayman Cookout festival. …

Italian Food