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This Will Be Your Dad’s New Favorite Pork Chop Recipe

It’s almost Father’s Day, and that means it’s time to show dad he didn’t raise a bum loser. How do you do that? Well, you could get him a nice gift — …

This Marinated Zucchini Recipe Is Changing the Way I Make All Vegetables

Lemony ricotta. Marinated veg. Crunchy hazelnuts. It’s how I want to eat everything now.<p>When it comes to summer produce, zucchini never gets much love. I admit I was part of the problem...until I tried this marinated zucchini with hazelnuts and ricotta recipe. If all summer squash were seared, …

Recipes

Skillet Sesame Chicken

When you're craving Chinese food, you don't have to order takeout. Sesame chicken is easy to make and it's just as quick as having it delivered—only …

Food

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs You Can Actually Peel

By Chris Morocco, Amiel Stanek<p>Find yourself screaming in agony every time you have to peel an egg? Not anymore, friends.<p>Some say that a hard-boiled egg is neither hard nor boiled, but we disagree. You need to maintain a gentle boil to ensure that the water you’re cooking in is the proper …

Fire Up the Grill for Vietnamese Caramelized Lemongrass Pork Chops

The other day, I was tweeting about the relative popularity of mayo versus butter as a sandwich spread, when my pal Harold Dieterle made the observation that Vietnamese <i>banh mi</i> sandwiches are more popular in the US than they are in Vietnam. I think he's probably right. It's one of the handful of …

You'll Never Make Traditional Cheesecake Again, Thanks to This Recipe

<i>The Kitchy Kitchen is the brainchild of food enthusiast and self-taught chef Claire Thomas. With a focus on new spins on classic meals, the site</i> …

Put That Cucumber Down—Pickle This Instead

Last summer I was lucky enough to be the recipient of a friend’s backyard vegetable bounty.<p>Nearly every week I could count on opening my front door to find a basket teeming with beefsteak tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, chard, kale, and tubs of Sun Gold cherry tomatoes. I could also count on …

12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let's call 'em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I'm being unfair here. There are plenty of …

Nana's Brownies

Makes 12 Servings<p>These deep, dark brownies, a Lauren family favorite, are from Ricky Lauren's The Hamptons: Food, Family, and History.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Brownies<p>½ cup (1 stick) salted butter, plus more for pan<p>1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>1½ cups chopped walnuts (optional)<p>2 …

Wake Up Your Burgers With Sichuan Peppercorns

This burger idea started with a variety of Tibetan <i>momo</i> I've been buying from a food truck in my neighborhood of Jackson Heights, Queens. The Himalayan dumplings are stuffed with beef that's lightly seasoned with Sichuan peppercorns, a spice that, until eating those momo, I was more likely to pair …

Spices

Flour Power: Your Definitive Guide to Baking With White, Wheat, and More

Confused about the different types of flour? This guide will walk you through when and how to use AP, bread, pastry, whole wheat, gluten-free, and more.<p>Wheat, whole-wheat, bleached, gluten-free…when it comes to baking with flour, there are more choices than ever. It's a big, scary world in the …

Baking

Sautéed Shrimp and Okra

Chef BJ Dennis combines two staples of Gullah/Geechee cuisine to create a classic Lowcountry dish<p>“I eat okra every week—some way, somehow,” says BJ Dennis. “I’ll make a gumbo. I’ll eat okra by itself, just sautéed. I’ll deep-fry it, too. It’s my favorite vegetable.” It’s also a powerful symbol of …

Recipes

How to keep Mac email from giving away info to spammers

Back in the good old days, emails used to contain text, and that was it. Now they're chock-full of complex graphics and HTML-based layouts. Most of …

Carole Lalli's Chocolate Bread Pudding

8 Servings<p>Many bakeries sell chocolate bread, but you can always substitute with a marbled type (such as chocolate babka) instead.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large slices day-old chocolate bread, cut into 1" pieces<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>6 large egg yolks<p>½ cup granulated sugar<p>2 cups heavy cream<p>1 cup whole …

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The Easiest Crispy Pan-Seared Fish Recipe

Fish is notoriously tricky to pan-sear. It inevitably ends up sticking to the pan or turning tough and stringy on its surface. This method—breading it on just one side—solves both of these problems with one easy stroke, all while adding some textural contrast. Serve the fish simply with lemon, or …

DIY Dim Sum: How to Make Authentic Soup Dumplings at Home

Making soup dumplings isn't hard. Okay, it kind of is. But this step-by-step video will teach you everything you need to know.<p>Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum …

Food & Dining

5-Minute Miso-Glazed Toaster Oven Salmon Recipe

This is one of the easiest, least messy, fastest ways to cook salmon. Once you have it marinated, it's a matter of minutes in the toaster oven or broiler before it's ready to eat.<p>Read more: The Food Lab Lite: Five Minute Miso-Glazed Toaster Oven Salmon<p>Ingredients1/4 cup red or white miso1/3 cup …

Hash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes

GalleryHash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Potato, poh-tah-to. However you pronounce it, the humble potato is the perfect blank canvas for savory breakfasts. They're hearty and …

Breakfast

5 Must-Visit New Orleans Destinations for Serious Cooks

In anticipation of this month's opening of his new restaurant Angeline, chef Alex Harrell offers five shops that no self-respecting foodie and cook …

You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …

The World of Buttercreams: 6 Varieties to Try at Home

Let me start this lengthy guide with a very simple, but often overlooked, tip: don't ever serve buttercream—any kind of buttercream—cold. Don't do it! Why? Because cold buttercream is very, very firm, which makes it way less creamy and a whole lot more like you're just eating sweet cold butter. So …

Ham and Cheese Soufflés

In a 2-qt. saucepan, melt 2 tbsp. of the butter over medium-high heat. Add the shallots; cook until soft, 1-2 minutes. Whisk in the flour to make a …

Potato Pancakes With Oven-Roasted Thyme Applesauce, Sour Cream, and Poached Eggs Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Potato Pancakes With Oven-Roasted Thyme Applesauce, Sour Cream, and Poached Eggs</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Applesauce:</b>2 pounds apples, peeled, cored and cut into rough slices2 teaspoons sugar1/4 teaspoon cinnamon2 sprigs thyme, plus extra for garnishKosher salt2 tablespoons</b> …

Parm Broth

Makes about 4 cups<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>Use this rich and versatile broth in vegetable soups, instant-supper pastas, such as Capellini en Brodo, and beans in need of a boost.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 onion, peeled, quartered<p>1 head of garlic, halved crosswise<p>…

Recipes

Roquefort Crackers Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could a buttery, tender, homemade cracker steal the dinner-party spotlight? Could Roquefort crackers be the Greatest Recipe of all Time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this series as an opportunity</i> …

Sautéed Collard Greens with Caramelized Miso Butter

8 Servings<p>Flip the script on a winter vegetable that’s usually stewed: Collards are great when briefly sautéed.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons white miso<p>2 tablespoons mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>3 …

Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Duck fat, turkey fat, or chicken fat can be used in place of the canola oil.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon</b><p>Ingredients4 1/2 pounds red or yellow new potatoes, scrubbed clean, sliced in half1 tablespoon white vinegarKosher salt1/4 cup canola oil …

Tomato and Stracciatella Pizzas

Makes six 10"–12" pizzas Servings<p>Prep Time: 90 min<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 1/2 cups (1000 grams) all-purpose flour plus more for shaping dough<p>4 teaspoons fine sea salt plus more for seasoning<p>1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast<p>1 28-ounce can tomatoes, undrained, puréed or crushed by hand<p>16 ounces fresh …

Recipes

Parker House Rolls

Makes 36 Servings<p>A top coat of melted butter and salt makes this Parker House rolls recipe irresistible. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope active dry yeast<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¼ cup vegetable shortening<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1½ teaspoons …