Sara Chesnut

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Chinese Eggplant With Sweet Ginger-Miso Paste Recipe

It was time for a Super Bowl detox, which meant forgoing the fried and meaty and turning to the grilled and veggie with these <b>Chinese eggplants with a sweet ginger-miso paste</b>. Score a criss-cross pattern into the eggplants before they're grilled until very tender. Then spread the sweet ginger-miso …

Seriously Asian: Stir-Frying Vegetables Recipe

Principles of Stir-Fry, Part Four<p>Previously<p><b>Principles of Stir-Fry, Part One »</b><b><br>Principles of Stir-Fry, Part Two »</b><b><br>Principles of Stir-Fry, Part Three »</b><br>All Seriously Asian coverage »<p>My mother has a way of transforming vegetal chaos into order. Some of my earliest memories in the kitchen involve watching …

Mapo Chicken Recipe

This recipe was inspired by J. Kenji López-Alt's Real Deal Mapo Dofu.<p><b>Notes:</b> Sichuan peppercorns and fermented chili bean paste can be located in your local Asian supermarket. To make your own chili oil for this recipe, toast 1/4 cup hot dried chili peppers in a wok or skillet until toasted, then …

Simple Pork and Scallion Dumplings Recipe

Learn about the basics of bamboo steamers here.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 pound pork shoulder or pork belly, trimmed of connective tissue, but with fat intact, cut into 1-inch cubes1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt1/4 pound slab bacon, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, frozen1 egg2 tablespoons chicken …

How to Frost a Cake

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Tips for smooth,</i> …

3 Ways to Freeze Cupcake Batter

I love being able to freeze food for a later time. Have you ever tried freezing cupcake batter? It works great and is a perfect time saver! We are a …

gingerbread snacking cake

I have a few things to tell you about this cake today, and none of them at the outset sound terribly upbeat, but bear with me, cheer is nigh.<p>The …

cheese blintz

Today, it’s time to correct one of the greatest oversights of the last 7.5 years on this website — sorry, no, not the grammar or excesses of commas …