Not cast-iron. Not stainless steel. Not nonstick. Here's how to use a carbon steel pan. If you have a cast-iron skillet or two, and you know how to season it, and how to clean and maintain it—you're finally
The New York Times Travel show featured nearly 500 exhibitors representing over 150 countries. It's the largest travel trade and consumer show in North America. Thousands of folks flooded the Jacob K.
With more than 30,000 miles of spectacular coastline, Australia has no shortage of sand and surf combos. But which of the country’s recorded 10,685 beaches are best? From tranquil, white sand coves in
The Question How can I increase the nutritional value of my regular meals? I prefer not to take supplements. What are some healthy ingredients I can easily add to meals and snacks, and what do they offer?
'Don’t catch the speedboat to Luang Prabang from Huay Xai; they crash and people die.” These were travellers’ yarns, we’d thought – but the next day our speedboat did almost that, hitting a drifting tree
Freshly made mozzarella is milky and tender. [Photographs: Vicky Wasik] At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just to
You're just five ingredients away. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] I loved Strawberry Shortcake as a kid. I mean, I loved it. And I'm not talking about the simple dessert of biscuits layered with macerated
Eating great oysters is easy; figuring out how to order them from a menu with dozens of different kinds of oysters is really intimidating. These simple tips will get you ordering like an expert. Nobody
Will Brexit mean that we get more passport stamps? Probably. In fact, some might say that it's the best by-product of leaving the EU. Inspired by this prospect, we've devised the following quiz. Which
Zero Point Zero — the production company behind Anthony Bourdain's CNN show Parts Unknown — has launched a new investigative documentary web series about the shady world of food crimes. Simply titled Crimes,
And save some serious dough. For someone who has never grown a thing, planting a seed into soil feels absolutely intimidating. It's an incredibly simple act and it happens in the natural world every second,
Stock adds flavor, but do you really have to use it? Here's our guide for when you can get away with water, and when you should, um, stock up. Stock adds flavor, color, and richness to your cooking. But
From kimchi to kefir, here are 16 recipes that are just a little funky... in a good way. Fermented foods. We're into them. Really into them. From kimchi to kefir, here are 16 recipes that are just a little
Hawaiian sweet rolls have been a staple of the island state since the 1950s. A cousin to honeyed Portuguese sweet bread, the dinner roll favorite is often sold in 12-packs at the grocery store and eaten
Here’s how to make pasta in 2015. Sorry, pesto and pomodoro, we love you, but the rules have changed. Grated horseradish instead of Parmigiano? Why not? Chopped shrimp instead of sausage? Bring it on.
Ah, Paris. From its famous food to the stunning architecture, hell, even its snobby locals, we love pretty much everything about the city (not to sound too American, but have you seen the Eiffel Tower?!).
Crispy, juicy, hot, spicy, and numbing chicken wings. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] I'd put chicken wings right up there with pizza and nachos as official candidates for foods-that-should-be-their-own-food-group,
You'll forget regular green tea ever existed. We all know that green tea is full of health benefits -- just a few cups a day can help lower the risk of cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. That's
There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win. Today: Chicken thighs were made for low-stress weeknight meals. When we think of easy weeknight chicken
In Turkey's Butterfly Valley, a lush gorge winds down to a stunning blue-water beach. And while we'd recommend visiting this verdant paradise based on its looks alone, the rocky oasis is also home to than
How can two tickets be cheaper than one? Well, because the first ticket is to an intermediate city and the second ticket is to your final destination. Let's illustrate how this travel hack works using