Steven Espinoza

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Grilling: Lechon Liempo (Filipino-style Roasted Pork Belly)

For a Memorial Day cookout, you want something big and impressive that will put all other grillers to shame. Nothing fits the bill quite like a roast pig, and there's no roast pig as good as Filipino lechon—seriously, you haven't lived life to the fullest until you've had some.<p>I've found there's …

Spicy Chinese Recipes to Celebrate the Year of the Fire Monkey

Fiery recipes for a fiery year.<p>According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 isn’t just the Year of the Monkey—it’s the Year of the Fire Monkey. So this …

Learn How to Work the Wok With This Printable Stir-Fry Guide

Whether you're a master of the wok or just a lover of stir-fry, this ultimate cheat sheet from Cook Smarts will remove takeout from your weekly dinner options. Quick, healthy, and mouthwatering, stir-fry recipes luckily aren't difficult to tackle, but the right techniques and ingredients can take …

Handy

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Dessert

5 Tips for Reading Recipes (and Chinese Honey Hoisin Sticky Ribs)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: 5 tips for reading any recipe that will boost your confidence and lower your stress levels in the kitchen. Plus, one killer</i> …

A Genius Technique for More Flavorful Broccoli Soup

This soup isn't cream of broccoli, but that's only a technicality. It has no cream, and could easily have no dairy at all. You won't even need a richly flavored stock—you can start truly from scratch, with just a few vegetables, olive oil, and water. Yes, water.<p>And yet, it has everything the best …

Recipes

Aloo Phujia Recipe

"Spicy potatoes, tomatoes and onions with an Indian kick! This is super spicy so be aware!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 onion, chopped<p>1/4 cup vegetable oil<p>1 pound …

Recipe: Won Ton Soup

Won Ton Soup<p>Serves 6 to 8<p><i>For the won tons:</i> <br>3/4 pound ground pork <br>2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion <br>1 tablespoon soy sauce <br>1 teaspoon Asian …

The Best Taco Recipes On The Planet

Life doesn't get better than this.<p>There are tacos and then there are <i>tacos</i>. If you think of tacos as just a quick weeknight dinner, not something to get excited about, then you’ve never really had a <i>taco</i>. Forgettable tacos are usually the kind that come out of a box, with a packet for seasoning and …

The Fool-Proof Method For Making Brown Rice Without A Rice Cooker

Perfect every single time.<p>There's no getting around it, brown rice is trickier to cook than white rice. Not only does it take a whole lot longer -- close to 50 minutes -- but the results can be varied. Sometimes it's still a little crunchy. Other times it's totally gummy. And cooking it on the …

Lasagna Bolognese

8 Servings<p>This homemade version of the Italian classic tastes as though it's been perfected over generations.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Bolognese Sauce<p>1 large onion, coarsely chopped<p>1 medium carrot, peeled, coarsely chopped<p>1 celery stalk, coarsely chopped<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 pound ground beef …

Fish and Chips with Minty Mushy Peas

4 Servings<p>The two-step potato frying method is supported by science: The first phase cooks the potato through, without adding color; the second fry creates a golden, crunchy exterior.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Mushy peas<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>½ small onion, finely chopped<p>2 cups shelled fresh …

Science Has Determined The Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

It is a near-superpower to be able to bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie. The perfect chocolate chip cookie mends heartbreak temporarily. It has the capacity to mark any occasion as celebratory. It's an idyllic "just because" treat. To perfect the chocolate chip cookie is to hold the key to …

Dessert

29 Homemade Pizza Recipes That Are the Definition of Perfection

Our favorite homemade pies are cheesy, a little saucy, and topped with all kinds of fresh, seasonal produce.<p><b>Give us a tender, chewy crust,</b> a slick of bright tomato sauce, and a big ole shower of cheese, and we're pretty much in heaven. So we give you 29 homemade pizza recipes that really take the …

Bread

Nigel Slater’s homemade pasta recipes

Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin/Observer<p>Nigel Slater’s ravioli of crab and parmesan recipe.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/12/1431422909052/b829cf46-dcaf-4eef-a729-e782e4f0bc76-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin/Observer<p>Nigel Slater’s ravioli of crab and …

The Indispensables: Moscow Mule

The drink has survived, even flourished--with even the most trendsetting bartenders embracing the dead simple formula.<p>Introducing The Indispensables: Liquor.com's series devoted to the classic cocktails drinkers of every skill need in their arsenal. Each installment features one signature recipe, …

Wine & Spirits

This New Netflix Hack Lets You Get Even More Out Of Your Streaming

If you thought "Gilmore Girls" was the only thing awesome thing coming to Netflix this month, prepare to be left speechless.<p>Lifehacker has just unveiled a new add-on for Chrome that lets you to take your streaming to the next level. Flix Plus lets users customize their Netflix experience, providing …

Tomato and Butter Tartine

1 Servings<p>For those who love savory snacks. A sprinkling of torn basil wouldn’t hurt, either.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 slice rye or white bread<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened<p>Several slices tomato<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Smear bread with butter and top with sliced tomato. …