Justin Kurz

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44-Year-Old Mom Chris Kimbrough Breaks Women's 'Beer Mile' Record

Chris Kimbrough went on a beer run and came back with a world record.<p>Welcome to the "beer mile." It really exists and it's got a new star.<p>Kimbrough, a 44-year-old mother of six from Austin, Texas, set the women's mark of 6 minutes, 28.6 seconds on Nov. 2, besting the previous record by 13.4 …

The best whisky in the world isn't Scottish

This article is published in partnership with TIME. The original version can be found at TIME.com<p>By Elizabeth Barber<p>That’s according to <i>Jim Murray’s</i> …

Meet the Empanadas of Latin America

"Live rabbits hopped out of some of the large empanadas; birds fluttered from others." That's how food historian Rachel Laudan, in her book <i>Cuisine and Empire</i>, describes a feast eaten by Hernán Cortés and the Spanish Viceroy in Mexico City in 1538. Among the myriad dishes at the three-day feast were …

Beer Today, Gone Tomorrow: Why You Need to Drink Wet-Hopped Beer Right Now

There's one kind of beer you need to drink this fall, and it's not an Oktoberfest lager. Here's why you need wet-hopped beers in your life.<p><i>Welcome to Foaming at the Mouth, Joshua M. Bernstein’s hopped-up adventures in the ever-expanding universe of beer. And yes, he would like another round, please.</i><p>…

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Thinking back on it, I must have cooked more instant ramen than any other food in my life (with the exception, perhaps, of chocolate chip cookies). It's what I cooked when I was home alone as a kid. It was a staple that took me through college. It's what I make …

9 Sausage Recipes That Are Perfect for Oktoberfest

Celebrate the German festival with juicy bratwurst.<p>Oktoberfest is here! Grab a beer and cook up a platter of delicious sausages.<p>Juicy bratwurst’s …

16 International Takes On The Mighty Pancake

The world of pancakes is vast, and not just in the chocolate chip to Double Stuf Oreo way. We're talking about international pancakes (not to be confused with IHOP), because pancakes are popular in almost every country across the globe. Of course, they're all made differently; in France, for …

Five and A Half Exhausting, Elating Hours at Blue Hill at Stone Barns

<i>This review, originally published on September 23, 2014, was updated on October 7, 2016 with annotations by Bill Addison and Editor in Chief Amanda Kludt to reflect a recent experience.</i><p>Blue Hill at Stone Barns is a restaurant dedicated to connection — and reconnection — with the land, and it lobs …

How to Make Fish Tacos: A Step-by-Step Guide

You could debate endlessly what makes a perfect fish taco—and we did. After a lot of “research” (read: eating), we came up with the lightest, crunchiest, tastiest version ever.<p>When the topic of fish tacos came up in a staff meeting, you would have thought we were talking about Obamacare, not a …

Crispy Apple-Oat Fritters

8 Servings<p>If the batter thickens as it sits, thin with more club soda.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided<p>Vegetable oil (for frying; about 4 cups)<p>1 cup gluten-free old-fashioned oats<p>½ cup rice flour<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon …

David Lebovitz's Favorite Cookbooks

David Lebovitz is one of the best: a great cook and pastry chef, a talented writer, a skilled photographer. If you haven't read his <i>My Paris Kitchen</i>, do. (It's worth checking out his piece on how the book came together, too. The book offers more than just (many) tantalizing recipes: it's heaped with …

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

The Perfect Home Gym

Cardio: Rev Your Engine<p><b>1.</b> Kurt Kinetic Rock and Roll trainer: Thanks to the pivoting frame, the Rock and Roll mimics the road, so both your legs and your cycling-­specific core muscles get a workout. ($579)<p><b>2.</b> Crossrope ­Complete set: ­Seven interchangeable ropes, from two ounces to three pounds, …

How We Cook Weeknight Chicken Dinners Without Recipes

Weeknights are all about easy chicken dinners. Here's how we improvise our birds, from a coconut-milk-and-soy-sauce braise to a roast that lasts all week<p>Earlier this month, we shared our staff's favorite Back Pocket Pasta ideas: non-recipe recipes (it's totally a Thing™) for quick and easy dishes …

Celery Soup

4 Servings<p>"I love this creamy soup so much, I'd bathe in it." –Brad Leone, test kitchen manager<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head celery, stalks chopped, leaves reserved<p>1 large waxy potato, chopped<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt<p>3 cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>¼ …

The Best Pizzas in America

Ask the average person who makes the best pizza, or read articles, blogs, and best-of lists by pizza "experts," or wade into online comments, and you'll find that there is a light side and a dark side -- two flavors, if you will -- of Pizza Opinion: The positive, passionate, all-consuming love for …

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Shrimp Rolls

4 Servings<p>Keep summer going just a little bit longer: Serve these with a pile of steamed, buttered corn.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1¼ pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined<p>Kosher salt<p>1 large celery stalk, peeled, finely chopped<p>3 scallions, thinly sliced<p>¼ cup mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh …

These 18 Culinary School Recipes Will Save You $40,000 in Tuition

Master these 18 classic culinary school recipes, from beef stock to roast chicken, and you'll save yourself $40,000 in tuition<p><b>Culinary school can do wonders</b> for those looking to break into the world of professional cooking—but with some programs costing upwards of $40,000, it's also <i>way</i> more …

Del Posto's Best Recipe Isn't on the Menu—In Fact, It Never Even Leaves the Basement

New York’s Del Posto might have four stars and all that, but according to pastry chef Brooks Headley, the best food there never leaves the basement<p>I have two rules for my staff at Del Posto.<p>One: Call your mom. Often. If you need a few days to go visit her, no problem—I will cover your shift. When …

10 Underrated Tequila Cocktails

So, after watching this video from Panna, you’ve mastered the margarita. What’s next for a budding tequilaphile? Turn your attention to these 10 …

Essential Kitchen Equipment: How To Stock Your Kitchen

Home > Tutorials > Kitchen Organization > My 62 Pieces of Essential Kitchen Equipment: How to Stock Your Baking Cabinets<p>My 62 Pieces of Essential …

The Serious Eats Field Guide to Asian Greens

When you walk into the produce section of your local Asian supermarket, you'll probably be greeted by a dazzling but daunting display of unusual greens. They're all great, and easy to cook, but it helps to be armed with some knowledge to tell your shoots from your choys.<p>That's why we highlighted …

The 21 Best Mexican Restaurants in America

From tiny holes-in-the-wall to mom-and-pop joints to upscale tortilla temples, great Mexican joints take many shapes and sizes -- but no matter where you go, you'll find the same warm, inviting... tortillas. And smiles too, though that's less important.<p>So, to pay homage to those Mexican restaurants …

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More Than Ma La: A Deeper Introduction to Sichuan Cuisine

15 years ago, I'd have characterized Sichuan cuisine as little more than fiery bordering on incendiary, pointing out one of my favorite dishes the Chongqing chicken—hacked up bits up of bird showered in an angry blizzard of fried dry chilies and Sichuan peppercorns—at the now-shuttered location of …

Barbecue Chicken Pizza (+ How to Prep for a Week's Worth of Meals)

Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.<p><i>Today: We're eating barbecue chicken pizza like it's 1999 -- plus, Tom shares his secret to saving time in the kitchen all week</i> …

Vegetarian Muffuletta Recipe

1<p>Place a fine mesh strainer over a medium bowl and put red peppers, artichokes, and pepperoncini in the strainer. Press lightly on the vegetables to …

18 Best Sandwich Shops in America (PHOTOS)

For the past decade, we’ve lived in an era of pumped-up burger cooks, who have done impossibly good—and not so good—things with ground beef and a bun. Now, finally, there’s good news for those who have had more than enough of the burger trend. It’s time to make way for the sandwich chefs and their …

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