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The Lao-Style Coconut Milk Marinade You'll Want to Use on Any Meat

<i>The following essay, recipe, and photos are excerpted from</i> Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes From a Refugee Chef's Isan Thai & Lao Roots <i>by James Syhabout. A word on the marinade: though it is pictured with kalbi (beef), which is how James's mom prepared it, it goes just as well with chicken. Memorize</i> …

Laos

Want Better Spaghetti alle Vongole? Stop Packing It Full of Clamshells

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Sometimes when I'm eating a bowl of pasta with tomato sauce, I think to myself, <i>Man, what I really want is to have a bunch of little rocks scattered throughout these noodles.</i> I mean, who doesn't think that? I can't even begin to describe the relief I …

Clams

The Not-Quite-Carbonara Pasta That's Mostly Eggs

A funny thing about interviewing people based on recipes they’ve submitted to this website is that you never know who you’re going to be talking to. When I reached out to Rhonda Thomson, a.k.a. Rhonda35, about her recipe for Spaghetti with Fried Eggs and Pangratatto for One, I really only knew a …

Eggs

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The Food Lab: How to Sear Scallops

I remember a night, oh, a decade or so ago, when I decided to cook a scallop dinner for some girl I was trying to impress. That I don't remember exactly who this person was is a clue as to how the night went. I'd been cooking scallops for years in restaurant kitchens with no problems. <i>I got this one</i> …

Scallops

Grilled Oysters Are Better With Butter: How to Make the Best Barbecued Oysters

I am an oyster <i>fiend</i>. You may think that with my recent transplant to the West Coast, I'd be in oyster heaven right now, but there's a catch: I'm an <i>Atlantic</i> oyster fiend. Oyster experts may tell me that the smaller, creamier, more robustly flavored Pacific oyster is the true connoisseur's oyster. …

Oysters

Semolina–Lemon Syrup Cakes

Makes 12 Servings<p>Beating the butter and sugar properly (read thoroughly) gives these mini cakes lift, but they will still be moist and marzipan-y in the center.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cakes<p>1½ cups almond flour or almond meal<p>½ cup semolina flour<p>¾ teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ cup …

Dessert

How to Make Italian Seafood Salad (Insalata di Frutti di Mare)

It wasn't until very recently that the similarity between Peruvian ceviche and Italian seafood salad struck me. Peruvian ceviche: chunks of seafood—some raw, like fish, and some cooked, like shrimp—marinated in lime juice with cilantro and onion, along with the heat of fresh chili peppers. Italian …

Seafood

Recipe Update: Even Better Vegan Mushroom 'Bacon'

This is not bacon, but it sure is tasty.<p>My vegan mushroom "bacon" is one of my favorite vegan recipes ever. It has a ridiculously satisfying crisp-chewy texture that bursts with sweet and savory flavor. It's one of the greatest food transformations I've ever done, converting soft, spongy mushrooms …

Vegan

Bossam (Boiled Pork Wraps)

Bossam (Boiled Pork Wraps)<p>Deliciously tender and moist pork belly served with crunch cabbage leaves and spicy radish salad!<p>Servings: 6<p>Author: Hyosun …

Sataejjim (Slow Cooker Korean Braised Beef Shank)

Rinse the meat. Drain well or pat dry with paper towels. Cut the meat into about 2-inch chunks. Prepare the vegetables by cutting into about …

Steamed Mussels with Fennel and Tarragon

2 Servings<p>De Laurentiis uses Peroni, an Italian beer, for this 20-minute dish, but any light-bodied lager will work and make a perfect drink pairing as well.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 small fennel bulb, finely chopped<p>2 medium shallots, finely chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely …

42 Recipes That Are a Zillion Times Better Because of Fish Sauce

Basically instant umami—and one of the most unexpectedly versatile condiments on earth.<p>If you look up umami in the dictionary, we bet you'll find a big ol' bottle of fish sauce (usually made from anchovies, salt, and water) as the entry. A staple in Southeast Asian cooking, fish sauce adds a hit of …

Recipes

The Fuss-Free Way to Make Crêpes

When I received a crêpe pan and a tin of crêpe mix for my tenth birthday, my family swapped Saturday morning pancakes for a tradition of a lopsided pile of crêpes.<p>But over time, I realized that neither the specialized pan nor the mix were necessary—despite crêpes being one of the most intimidating …

Pancakes

Dinner Tonight: Miso and Honey Butter-Roast Chicken

<b>"This recipe went from Good, to Better, to One of the Best. I was drinking Champagne so maybe it balanced things; I don't know."</b><p>To Erika, who wrote the above comment on this recipe for Miso and Honey Butter-Roast Chicken, we don't know either. It's likely the Champagne helped. But any dinner that …

Recipes

This Cookbook Will Help You Master Korean Cooking At Home

At 272 pages long and endorsed by the likes of Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern, it may be the last Korean cookbook that you will ever need.<p>Is there a better way to understand a cookbook than by living it out in real life?<p>That was my case when I met up with chef Deuki Hong and food writer Matt …

You Can Now Sequence Your Entire Genome For Under $1,000

The future just got affordable.<p>It wasn't all that long ago that the first human genome was sequenced – a massive, globally orchestrated scientific …

MADRID, plus how to throw a tapas party

HOW TO THROW A TAPAS PARTY: When it comes to throwing a tapas party where the idea of serving several small dishes at the same...

A bowl of Korean comfort for the new year

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, Koreans like to tuck into a restorative bowl of rice cake soup on New Year’s Day. Chef Danny Lee has extended the tradition for all of January at his family’s Mandu restaurants in the District. Spelled a variety of ways, his version is pronounced “duck gook” …

How to Assemble Your Own Korean Stew | Omnivore's Cookbook

<i>A warm bowl of Korean stew is the most comforting dish on a chilly day. It’s also a powerful healing dish after a hangover or a holiday feast. The</i> …

Recipes

Crispy and Delicious: 17 Recipes to Get Your Pan-Fry On

More delicious than roasting, easier than deep-frying. Presenting: 16 excellent recipes for pan-fried everything.<p>Tastier than roasting, easier than deep-frying, pan-frying is here to make things golden-brown and very, very crispy.

Cooking

21 Festive Soups for Your Holiday Table

Gallery21 Festive Soups for Your Holiday Table<p>I believe in soup. Especially for Christmas dinner, when a warm and refreshing bowl of soup primes the palate for a parade of sweet ham, rich stuffing, nutty Brussels sprouts, and delectable pie. Ready to slurp? These 21 soups are the perfect complement …

Why Dogs Are Some Scientists’ New Best Friends

Dogs develop many of the same diseases humans do, making them good subjects for research<p>The DNA of dogs may offer clues about human conditions, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and autism, according to researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, who have launched a major …

Medical School

Haruko's Japanese Matcha Butter Cookies

My Japanese grandmother had an excellent, even precious, collection of beautiful teacups and would bring them out to have tea, properly. With the tea, she'd always serve a little cookie—delicate, buttery, melt in the mouth—or another Japanese sweet like a slice of yokan (a sweet, dark treat made …

Dessert

Beef and Scallion Stir Fry

<b>Spicy scallions and perfectly stir fried and sauced beef make all the difference in this traditional dish. Make it at home and it will be better than</b> …

Crispy Skin Stuffed Tofu, A Chinatown Favorite

Crispy skin stuffed tofu, or Cui Pei Doufu (脆皮豆腐), was a dish my parents used to order frequently when we would make the trek out to Chinatown from …

Dinner in 20: Make Foolproof Pasta Carbonara Without Scrambling (Eggs)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><i>Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some chickens, E-I-E-I-O So he took those chickens and grabbed their eggs, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some cows, E-I-E-I-O So he milked those cows and made some Parmigiano-Reggiano, E-I-E-I-O And on</i> …

Recipes

Nigel Slater’s sautéed mushrooms and butterbean mash recipe

Delve into a flavourful, slightly rich and ultimately satisfying comfort-food dish<p>Open 2 x 400g cans of butterbeans and rinse the beans in a sieve under cold running water, then tip them into a saucepan. Pour in 100ml of water and bring to the boil, then lower the heat and let the beans simmer for …

Recipes

Carrot Cake Recipes That Change The Dessert Game

YUM.<p>In the world of cake, there are many great options. Flourless chocolate, red velvet, funfetti ... the list goes on and on. And then, there's carrot -- the only cake that uses a vegetable as its main ingredient and proudly tells the world about it. This cake is daring. This cake is bold. And …

Bacteria on the Brain

A brilliant surgeon offered an untested treatment to dying patients. Was it innovation or overreach?<p>As the chairman of the neurosurgery department at the University of California at Davis, Paul Muizelaar saw patients on Wednesdays, at a clinic housed in a former cannery in East Sacramento. Among …