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The Best Cheese for Pizza Is Cheaper Than You Think

By Alex Delany<p>How to avoid a sad, soggy situation when you're making pizza at home—and save a few bucks at the same time.<p>"I don't like big stupid puddles on my pizza," shouted test kitchen manager <b>Brad Leone</b>, bringing up an excellent point. Soggy pizza is the worst, especially when you're taking the …

Italian Food

Baked Pumpkin with Rosemary and Orange

2 servings<p>Crisp crumbs work well with the soft flesh of a squash and become even more interesting when they aren't packed on top like a crumble, but lightly scattered over and between the pieces of squash.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pumpkin or butternut squash (about 2 pounds)<p>5 tablespoons …

Recipes

10 Chefs' Tips for Upgrading Slow Cooker Recipes

Your slow cooker food doesn't need to be bland and boring. These tips will transform the way you think about Crock Pots.<p>Slow cooker recipes can be mushy bombs sometimes, but they don't have to. We've all had a watery, bland soup or an overcooked chicken "casserole"—and those dishes were victims of …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

6 servings<p>Make this recipe your own depending on what you’ve got in the house. You could substitute beer for the wine, and a grainy/spicy mustard for the tomato paste, or use pork shoulder instead of beef chuck. Read more slow cooker tips here.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound boneless beef …

Recipes

Garlicky Cherry Tomato Pasta to Soothe Your Rent Week Woes

By Alex Delany<p>Cherry tomato pasta is the cheap rent week dinner that enables irrational spending and budgetary disregard.<p>When I was in second grade, my teacher Miss Krott sent a note home to my mom that read, “Alex needs to work on his self-control.” I’m sorry to say that even though I’m not …

Italian Food

Basic Chicken Larb (Larb Gai)

4 servings<p>An essential larb-making skill is seasoning the meat in the correct order, i.e., don’t throw in everything at once and mush it all together. Ideally you’ll dress your larb in the moment—à la minute, in chef speak—and then serve it immediately. This recipe is from the Night + Market …

Recipes

For True Larb, I Slaughtered a Turkey in Thailand

"By the time you’re actually ready to eat, you realize that the social context in which you’re making it matters as much as the food itself."<p><i>Kris Yenbamroong is the owner of Night + Market and Night + Market Song in Los Angeles, whose cookbook is out this month, woo hoo! If you're having a severe</i> …

Penguin Random House

6 Desserts That You Don't Need to Be Intimidated By Anymore

And how to save ANY dessert that's gone wrong. The secret of the universe.<p>When I was first figuring out this whole "cooking" thing, I just wanted to make foods I craved. Cake, mostly. Madeleines, fresh and warm out of the oven, specifically. Yet all the time friends tell me that "they don't bake" …

Dessert

48 Vegetarian Pastas to Make for Your Next #MeatlessMonday Dinner

Meat? We hardly miss it in these satisfying vegetarian pasta recipes.<p><b>Let's all agree right now:</b> Pasta (and some cheese) makes pretty much any vegetable better, from succulent mushrooms to sweet tomatoes. These veg-filled pastas are sure to satisfy at dinner tonight—no meat required.

Cooking

The FDA Says 'Love' Cannot Be Listed in Ingredients

Ice cold, FDA.<p>Remember the last time you ate something that was "made with love"? Maybe it was your grandmother's oatmeal raisin cookies, fresh from the oven, or some avocado toast from the good-natured hipster artisans down the street. Well, guess what? All of that was a bald-faced lie. There was, …

FDA

Dunkin' Donuts Is Scaling Back Its Doughnut Offerings

Will your favorite make the cut?<p>Dunkin' Donuts continues to emphasize the "dunkin" over the "donuts." After the Starbucks rival recently announced that it is considering shortening its name to just <b>Dunkin'</b>, the company now definitively says it will cut back on its doughnut offerings.<p>According to</i> …

The New Frontier of Dessert Is Local Flour

Across the country, local grain mills are changing pastries for the better.<p>One bite of Four and Twenty Blackbirds’ plum buckwheat streusel pie shook my pie opinions to their core. Before that bite, I never really cared about plum pie, but this was no ordinary plum pie: the grassy, earthy buckwheat …

Baking

This Brothy, Silky Chicken Breast Recipe Is the Ultimate Recovery Food

Chef Seamus Mullen on one of his favorite post-workout meals<p>I exercise quite a bit. I mean, I really like being active, riding my bike, hiking, getting outside, doing yoga...it’s like playing for me. And I think playing is important. It makes us smile and keeps us from getting old and cranky. But …

Cooking

Brothy Chicken with Ginger and Bok Choy

2 servings<p>Even steaming can overcook chicken. Keep the heat and steam gentle and remove it when it’s just firm and has a bit of spring when pressed.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts (about 1½ pounds total)<p>1 4x4-inch piece kombu, broken into bite-size pieces<p>1 1-inch …

Recipes

So, Are Oats Gluten-Free?

By Alex Delany<p>There's something you need to know about gluten and oats.<p>Yes. Yes, they are. <b>Oats are gluten-free</b>. But wait. Don’t stop reading this thing right now. There’s more to learn, and if you’re the kind of person who really wants to avoid gluten, we’ve got some things to say about oats and …

Breakfast

How to Make the Most Cluster-y Granola

By Claire Saffitz<p>We're talking granola that sticks together and stays together. Like Tom Cruise and Rita Wilson. Or something.<p>My Mom makes the greatest granola of all time. No, really. Part of what makes it so good is that it has the ideal balance of sweet and savory—sweetness from honey and savory …

How to Roast a Chicken: The Ultimate Recipe, Tips, and More

It's time to nail the perfect bird every time, including limitless possibilities for riffing on it.<p>People tend to be intimidated by roast chicken. They think it's easy to overcook, or to have inconsistencies between dry white meat and under-done dark meat. They're afraid the skin will turn out …

Recipes

This Staub Dutch Oven Sale Will Make You Feel Like a Classy French Chef

You definitely need the pot with the tiny snail on the handle.<p>As cold weather comes creeping into your life and you begin turning the oven on more than you did last month, make sure you have the right pots and pans for the job. Stock up by taking advantage of all the pre-winter sales on kitchen …

Kitchens

This Bacon-y One-Skillet Chicken Thighs Recipe Is the Only Third Wheel You Want on Date Night

By Tommy Werner<p>This one-skillet dinner is healthy, it’s easy to clean up, and holds the secret to the crispiest chicken thighs ever. Make this on the night where it’s someone else’s turn to do the dishes and win their love forever.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic</i> …

Cooking

These 7 Tips Will Improve Every Cocktail You Make

Do you have a Negroni recipe memorized? You probably should.<p>When I first started loving and learning about cocktails, I spent hours absorbing every detail about cocktail making and drinking at the long maple bar in New York City's Pegu Club. I needed more. I met people who were willing to talk to …

New York City

This Roasted Pork Shoulder Is the Easiest, Most Impressive Dinner Party Dish Ever

By Meryl Rothstein<p>The crowd always goes wild for this sweet-salty, fall-apart-tender roasted pork shoulder, and it's basically impossible to mess up.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roasted pork shoulder</i> …

Cooking