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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Chickpeas

The 20 Best Pizzerias in Rome

When Americans think of “real Italian” pizza, they’re probably imagining Neapolitan pies — round and soft with a charred, bubbly crust. Romans, however, eat just as much pizza as their neighbors from the South, but in two completely different styles. Pizza <i>al taglio</i> is served by the slice, either</i> …

Italy

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

Breakfast

The Lemony, Capery, One-Pan Fish We Can’t Stop Eating

As a child of the Gulf South, I grew up thinking everyone loved seafood. From juicy shrimp and salty oysters to buttery catfish and tender crab, my mom and dad were pros at preparing anything that once lived under the sea. It wasn’t until later in life that I learned fish dishes could be considered …

Seafood

Gin Fizz with Serviceberry Syrup

Wine & Spirits

Curried Chickpea Sandwich Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I can’t get over how good this sandwich tastes, considering how easy it is to make. The way it comes together reminds me of what I like most about tuna fish or egg salad sandwiches: basic ingredients yielding a totally satisfying—and endlessly riffable—result. —Suzanne D'Amato<p><b>Food52</b> …

Penguin Random House

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

<b>A long overdue post: Greek Tzatziki Sauce Recipe.</b> <b>Tzatziki is a creamy Greek yogurt sauce with English cucumbers and lots of garlic. It is the perfect</b> …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

Spices

Turmeric Roasted Cashews With Chia

When the wind picks up and batters the trees that seem to swallow our little home, the leaves cascade on our roof by the cart load. With more wind, …

Chia Seeds

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas! Vegan & gluten-free!

Shares 77K<p><i>These perfectly seasoned Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas make a great snack or salad topper! They’re easy, flavorful & healthy! Vegan,</i> …

Food

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …

Italy

How To Actually Make A Salad Taste Good, According To One Of The World's Biggest Food Bloggers

<i>Gaby Dalkin might be the newly crowned queen of modern California cuisine. The mega-popular blogger behind What’s Gaby Cooking has just released her</i> …

Healthy Eating

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

Cooking

This 4-Ingredient Frozen Mousse Is the Bees’ Knees

A couple weeks ago, we <b>chatted with Tamar Adler</b> about everything from butter vs. olive oil to her favorite way to cook lamb—all celebrating her just-released book <b>Something Old, Something New</b>. There, she digs up, dusts off, and shines up classic recipes, reviving them for modern day. To sticky-note …

Dessert

7 exquisite Amalfi coastal towns you need to explore

Summertime on the Amalfi Coast conjures memories of sunny seaside lunches of spaghetti allo scoglio by the plateful, sipping floral Falanghina al …

Italy

Where to Stay in Rome: How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for Your Visit

Deciding where to stay in Rome can be one of the most difficult aspects of visiting the Eternal City. There are 22 different rioni,...The post Where …

Italy

The Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese, According To People Who Truly Know

This'll inspire you to take your relationship with grilled cheese to the next level.<p>Warning: American cheese has no place in this story.<p>While it’s hard to deny the melty perfection of a diner-style grilled cheese sandwich made with slices of American cheese or even Kraft singles, most experts …

Cooking

The Definitive Guide to Seasonal Eating in Italy

Eating in Italy is one of the great joys of visiting the country. As one of the world’s most beloved cuisines, the secret of...The post The …

Italy

Is this the most-delicious way *ever* to eat an avocado?

Sure, there’s no <i>wrong</i> way to eat an avocado. Some want it straight up, others need a drizzle of olive oil and a dash sea salt, and still more say …

12,525 Reasons to Try This Absurdly Addictive Asparagus

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus—Hyperbolic? Perhaps. Too good to be true? Maybe not. As easy to make as it is to scarf down? Most definitely. Take it from community member Dylan Mierzwinski, who had this to say about our site’s most popular asparagus recipe:<p><i>“This was so wonderful (all ninety times</i> …

Asparagus

The Fastest, No-Boil Way to Cook Gnocchi for Dinner

Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi and Veggies<p>Serves 4<p>1 pound fresh, shelf-stable or frozen gnocchi <br>1 (12-ounce) bag mixed baby bell peppers (or 2 medium bell …

The 10 Hottest New Restaurants in Florence

Today Eater heads to Florence, Italy, to focus on 10 of the city’s buzziest new restaurants and bars. Food-tour curator, food writer, and sommelier Coral Siskdivulges the latest trends in the Florentine food scene.<p>“Florence lags behind most European capitals in terms of a progressive dining scene, …

Top 7 Italy Opera Houses

From Pavarotti to Verdi and Puccini, opera is one of Italy’s most celebrated arts…and some of the country’s gorgeous opera houses can event be …

Pepperoni Pasta Salad

Where did last week go? I didn’t get to cook much as I’d have liked last week, so I found myself with a refrigerator full of miscellaneous …

Italian Food

Qualche Problema

Indefinite articles are used to indicate an undefined number or quality of things or persons. They’re mostly straightforward, but there’s an …

Italy

Using The Indefinite Adjective Del

Last month I published an article called <b>Qualche Problema</b> in which we looked at the correct usage of the indefinite adjective <b>qualche</b>. Today we’re …

Italy

Shredded Red Cabbage, Carrot and Mint Salad

<i>This is a really versatile salad that goes with pretty much any cuisine, including Middle Eastern, Asian, Southern, Mexican, South American and</i> …

Hot Stuff: The Chocomole

About The Chocomole Cocktail<p>Add tequila to spicy Mexican hot chocolate and you’ll get this delicious shot recipe.<p>Ingredients in The Chocomole Cocktail<p>…

Margarita Tequila Jello Shots

Description<p>Margarita Tequila Jello Shots are the perfect party starter for your next fiesta!<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon (1 envelope) unflavored gelatin …

6 Amazing Facts about Milan Duomo

Milan’s Duomo is decidedly the most impressive structure in Milan. Standing proud in Piazza del Duomo, this behemoth cathedral has seen more than 600 …