Victor Masuku

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Migas Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>Jaew is a tart, smoky dipping sauce from Thailand, usually served with grilled meats and sausages. Hot Joy chef Quealy Watson takes it to a Tex-Mex place in this eggy, cheesy rice dish that might remind you of nachos (it works). Watch the step-by-step video here.<p>September …

Know Your Lox and Nova from Your Gravlax

Because you're not really a deli pro unless you can pick out your lox and nova from your gravlax.<p>Deli speak is a language all its own: "I'll have an everything bialy with schmear and lox, please." Yet the hardest part of making it up to the counter—besides figuring out what you actually want to …

4 Fast, Fresh, and Turkey-Free Dishes to Make in November

These fast and easy recipes (that that have nothing to do with turkey) will keep things interesting all month.<p>Believe it or not, Thanksgiving isn’t the only meal this month. Here’s what to cook the other 29 days:<p>Magic Marinade<p>Big flavor comes in small slices. In our homemade riff on Korean …

Citrus-Brined Pork Loin with Peach Mustard

8 Servings<p>The spice rub builds a nice flavorful crust around the pork as it cooks, but the sugar can cause the meat to brown quickly. Keep a close watch.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Citrus-thyme brine<p>½ medium onion, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed<p>1 bay leaf<p>½ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup (packed) light …

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Thai-style fish cakes

Step 1<p>Place the fish in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Add the coriander, cornflour, fish sauce, sweet chilli sauce and egg, …

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Seafood Paella -traditional spanish dish

Mussels

The Beginner's Guide to Senegal by Pierre Thiam

Pierre Thiam's Senegal has foundational recipes (like the national dish of Senegal, <i>Thiebou Jenn</i>) and updated classics (take <i>Vegetarian Joloff Rice</i>, one of many vegetarian and vegan friendly versions in the book). But the most intriguing part of this stunning book are the recipes you won't even find …

Is it Possible for Cooking to Be Meditative?

My path to enlightenment began in the vegetable aisle: Amid the fluorescent supermarket lights and zombied, after-work shoppers, I brought a bunch of wilted basil to my face and smelled it. <b>It smelled mostly like basil, but also a little bit like plastic. But mostly basil. Mindfulness: achieved (so</b> …

Have Restaurants Reached Peak Avocado?

From a side of avocado that costs a whopping $7 to avocado toasts that are architectural masterpieces, have we gone too far in our love for avocado?<p>A breakfast at Sadelle’s, Manhattan’s Major Food Group's newest restaurant, requires a taste for the dramatic. Your coffee is poured from a silver …

Don't Sniff the Cork (& 5 Other Rules for Drinking Wine at a Restaurant)

Yesterday, I outlined the rules I follow when drinking wine in general (be it at a friend's house or at a restaurant). Today, I'm elaborating on wine etiquette in restaurants specifically.<p>Here are the principles I try to stick by:<p><b>Don’t compulsorily order the second cheapest wine on the menu</b>. I …

From Tripe to Twinkies, the Foods We Haven't Tried (Yet)

Tripe. Crab cakes. Any red meat whatsoever. Baked Alaska.<p>What do those foods have in common? <b>They're all on the list of foods I still haven't eaten, either because I haven't had the opportunity or because I don't really want to.</b><p>There is simply no way to try <i>all the foods</i> (though when I asked Ali if …

Your Monday Lunch Break Reading List

Life moves pretty fast, as Ferris Bueller says. Here's a selection of our favorite stories from the site this weekend.<p><b>Saturday</b><p>We considered the merits of salt baking.<br>• Did Daylight Savings trip you up? We wrote a haiku (or two) to help you get over it.<p><b>Sunday</b><p>Cinnamon rolls grew up right before our …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.<p>Today: 8 delicious recipes that have nothing to do with candy or pumpkins, but use a few tricks to make plenty of treats.<p>A delicious (and seasonal) …

HugeDomains.com - SpaghettiTesting.com is for sale (Spaghetti Testing)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

8 Refreshing Recipes With Fresh Mint

Mint runneth over in my garden. Luckily, its refreshing, sweet flavor pairs wonderfully with all sorts of dishes.<p><b>1. Mojitos</b><p>When I think mint, I think mojito. This one is tart and sweet -- the perfect cool cocktail for a hot night. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Minted Cucumber Salad</b><p>Refreshing and light, this …

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53 Fresh Fennel Recipes That Make Us Fall for It All Over Again

Whether you want to get the most out of the bulb or the fronds, these 53 recipes for fresh fennel are guaranteed to steal your hearts.<p><b>Move over, celery.</b> Another bright, crunchy stalk's stolen our hearts—and this one tastes like licorice. Whether you want to get the most out of the bulb or the …

White Bean and Summer Vegetable Salad Recipe on Food52

• 1 ear of corn<br>• 1 shallot<br>• 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar<br>• 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes<br>• 1/3 cup sun gold tomatoes<br>• 2 cups cooked white beans<br>• 3/4 cup packed basil leaves<br>• 1/3 cup minced chives<br>• 2-3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• the juice and zest of 1 small lemon<br>• 1/2 tablespoon hot sauce<br>• kosher salt, freshly cracked black …

Easy Low-Carb Fish Tacos

Burgers and hot dogs are all well and good, but fish tacos are (nutritionally) exceptional!<p>Burgers and hot dogs are all well and good, but fish tacos are (nutritionally) exceptional!<p><b>DAYS UNTIL THE WEDDING: 58</b>Calendar be damned, summer's here: 75-degree temps and 14+ hours of sunlight put me in the …

53 Roasted Vegetable Recipes to Jazz Up Any Dinner

Dinner sides in a snap? Enter, roasted vegetables. Here are our 53 favorite recipes for dinnertime or anytime.<p><b>Sides in a snap?</b> It's practically what roasted vegetables were made for. Chop 'em up (or leave 'em whole) and get that oven roaring, because these 53 recipes are about to earn permanent …

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Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes Recipe

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? The extra ingredient of matcha green tea powder in this recipe really gives this cupcake that added …

Raw Coconut Matcha Energy Bars [Vegan]

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7 Incredibly Common Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Recognize Them

Many nutrients are absolutely essential for good health.<p>It is possible to get most of them from a balanced, real food-based diet.<p>However, the typical …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

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Herbed Chicken and Biscuit Bake - Cotter Crunch- Gluten Free Recipes

<b>Herbed Chicken and Biscuit Bake</b> <i>takes a comfort food chicken and biscuits meal and transforms it into a healthy, gluten free chicken recipe. This</i> …

How to Make Classic Fried Chicken

A recipe from The Southerner’s Cookbook<p>Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: if you are one of the fortunate ones whose grandmother showed you how to conjure crisp, golden delicious fried chicken from a cast-iron skillet and a can of Crisco, say a prayer of thanks. And please invite us …

Chocolate Caramels Recipe on Food52

• Neutral oil, such as safflower, for the pan<br>• 1 cup heavy cream<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces<br>• 14 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped, divided<br>• 1 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 cup light corn syrup<br>• 1/4 cup water<br>• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• Flaky sea salt, for sprinkling (optional)<p>Lightly oil an 8-inch square …

Brown Butter Gnocchi with Garlic Sage Mushrooms Recipe on Food52

• 1 garlic clove, chopped<br>• 1 handful mushrooms, thinly cubed<br>• Salt and pepper to taste<br>• 3 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 6 sprigs fresh sage, chopped<br>• 2 packets potato gnocchi<br>• 1/3 cup grated parmesan (the real stuff!)<p>Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil on medium heat. Add chopped garlic clove and let sit until slightly …