Mario Salinas

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6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

Vegetables

Bucatini with Butter-Roasted Tomato Sauce

November 2017<p>4 servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 60 min<p>We love the way that roasting intensifies the flavor of canned tomatoes. While we're pretty obsessed with the texture of bucatini, a strand pasta with a hole running through it, this dish is every bit as delicious with spaghetti, linguine, …

Italian Food

Common Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Follow for the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

Making scrambled eggs isn't exactly rocket science—but our test kitchen has outlined a few surprising ways you might be getting it wrong.<p>For many young cooks, a pan of scrambled eggs is the first dish they master. But after we crack those first few eggs, it's probably a technique we don't think …

Breakfast

4 Romantic Valentine's Day Menus to Cook at Home

Trust us: You don't want to go to a restaurant on Valentine's Day. Make one of these menus at home, instead.<p><b>Cooking at home is way more romantic</b> than going out on Valentine's Day. For starters, you don't have to deal with mediocre food at extortive prices. Grab a bottle of wine and cozy up with one …

Cooking

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

Vegetable Stock

2 quarts<p>Don't bother peeling the onions; their skins add a nice, rich brown color to this vegetable stock. If you'd like, remove the skins for use in dishes when a lighter color is preferred, such as in risotto or cream sauces.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>2 medium onions, …

Onions

9 Recipes Perfect for Raiding Your Pantry & Freezer

We raided the pantry to make some of our favorite recipes, and you don't even have to get out of your pajamas.<p><b>Home from work and school?</b> Nothing to eat but popcorn kernels and an opened box of dried pasta? Well, we've got you covered. We raided the pantry to make some of our favorite recipes, and …

Cooking

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

Cooking

Green Tacos

Makes 4 tacos<p>This green tacos recipe is vegetarian but incredibly flavorful and hearty, daring to prove that not all tacos need meat.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 small sweet potato, peeled, grated<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>4 cups Tuscan kale, ribs and stems removed, torn into …

Tacos

Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 cups cooked brown rice<p>1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground …

Food

Mexico City's New Wave of Chefs and Producers

How to keep track of Mexico City’s new wave of chefs and producers? Start with these Dónde Comeré favorites, all taking inspiration from—and pushing against—tradition.<p>How to keep track of Mexico City’s new wave of chefs and producers? Start with these Dónde Comeré favorites, all taking inspiration …

Mexico

BA’s Best Beignets

Makes about 3 dozen<p>The best beignets come from New Orleans, but the high protein content in bread flour gives this classic-style beignets recipe an authentic texture.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.)<p>1 large egg, room temperature<p>¼ cup buttermilk, slightly …

Breakfast

7 Oyster Common Mistakes, from Shucking to Storing

When it comes to cooking or preparing oysters, there are a lot of rules—make sure you're not breaking any with this rundown of the most common mistakes<p>It's one thing to belly up to your favorite oyster bar and order a dozen. It's another if you want to order a dozen from your fish monger and crack …

Aquaculture

Molly Chappellet on Sustainable Farming, Her Favorite Wine and Advice for Aspiring Vintners

Molly Chappellet taught her six young children exactly how she wanted them to respond to her requests: “The answer’s yes, what’s the question?” But …

James Beard

Easy Crostini Recipes

Italian for "little toasts", crostini make versatile appetizers. Just about anything will taste delicious on a little piece of good bread. We've …

Our 8 Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes Because Nothing Is Better Than Cheesy Pasta

Macaroni and cheese is hands-down one of our favorite pastas. Whether it's loaded with bacon, topped with bread crumbs, or studded with lobster, mac …

Wine & Spirits

Mexican Atole: The Perfect Winter Drink

I remember, during the winter of 2003, when Ed wrote a guide to the best hot chocolates in New York City. I clipped out the article and worked my way through his list, visiting just about every place he recommended. His picks were thick and rich, intensely chocolatey—more like melted bars of …

Spottswoode Winery's Beth Milliken on Organic Farming, Napa Hikes and Her Inspiring Counterparts

In 1972, Beth Milliken's family literally stumbled upon some of Napa Valley's most sought-after land for winemaking.<p><i>Food & Wine teamed up with</i> …

Napa Valley

10 SF Beer Week events that will blow brew fans’ minds

With more than 700 SF Beer Week events expected this year, fans might get overwhelmed when filling out their schedules for Feb. 6 to 15. Luckily, we’re here to help. Save yourself time and enter these can’t-miss events into your calendar. Get details and make an itinerary at …

S.F. Beer Week: Inside the Bay Area’s biggest brew bash

S.F. Beer Week has grown up.<p>That’s not to say the Bay Area’s biggest beer bash has toned down the ale-soaked revelry or started hosting O’Doul’s tap takeovers, but in its seventh year the celebration has matured past being a 10-day search for Pliny the Younger.<p>The more than 700 expected events, …

Amador County: Dining delights in Gold Country

Think Gold Country dining, and you might think burgers, burritos and all-American breakfasts — simple, hearty food to fuel hiking in the mountains and meadows, touring historic landmarks and abandoned mines, and plenty of wine tasting.<p>There is that, to be sure. But there is also the new Element in …

Amador County: Wine tasting from simple to sublime

For a taste of Amador County wine country, all one needs to do is take a jaunt along Steiner or Shenandoah roads in Plymouth. As two of the main wine-tasting arteries, the avenues are a nod to both the past and the ever-evolving present.<p>On one side of Shenandoah, for example, sits Nine Gables …

7 Easy Popcorn Upgrades

From traditional salt and pepper to modern truffle and cheese, popcorn can take on any flavor you choose. To celebrate National Popcorn Day, try one …

Popcorn

5 Guacamole Commandments From Chef Aarón Sánchez

Chef Aarón Sánchez of Cooking Channel’s Taco Trip doesn’t play around when it comes to guacamole.<p>Chef Aarón Sánchez of Cooking Channel’s <i>Taco Trip</i> …

Flavors

7 Ways to Make DIY Chips for Dipping

Homemade chips are super easy to make and incredibly delicious. Here, seven excellent do-it-yourself chip recipes.<p>Homemade chips are super easy to …

Napa Valley

Mushroom "Soy" Sauce

Toss mushrooms with sea salt; let sit 1 hour. Transfer to a cheesecloth-lined colander set over a bowl. Gather edges of cheesecloth; squeeze …

Step-By-Step Guacamole

At the Rosa Mexicano restaurants in New York City, guacamole is prepared tableside in a traditional molcajete. The result is one of the best …

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …