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Sunday Sauce with Sausage and Braciole

8 Servings<p>Ask anybody’s nonna: Making Sunday sauce is not an exact science. You can use other meats—like thick pork chops or short ribs—in place of or in addition to the ones listed here.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups fresh breadcrumbs<p>½ cup finely grated Pecorino<p>⅓ cup finely chopped fresh …

BBQ

When to Use Dried Chiles vs. Fresh vs. Powder vs. Flakes

Our guide to using different types of chiles, from dried and flaked to fresh and powder.<p>The world of chiles is a vast one. Just the sheer number of different types is mind-boggling—I mean, off the top of your head, do you know the difference between a Chilaca and a Cubanelle? (Yeah, us neither.) …

Spices

How to Add Umami with Bottarga, Colatura, Bonito, Mojama

Four fishy flavor-boosters that will umami-fy your food—where to find them, how to use them<p>Chefs everywhere are obsessed with Southeast Asian fish sauce. But that’s just a gateway to the umami-fied world of fishy flavor boosters.<p><b>BOTTARGA</b> The roe sac of gray mullet that has been salted, dried, and …

Fish

Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …

San Francisco

Baby Gene-Predicting Patent Approved

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I spent much of the summer writing about people who produce some of the world's greatest wines, but the other day I realized something—I haven't …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Buy these products if you want your skin to look like a tiny baby's.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Travel & Eats<p>Bartender tell us which …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka

We’ve mixed it with OJ, hidden it in flasks, refilled parents’ bottles with water. But where did vodka come from?<p>Take a good look at the vodka section of your local liquor store. On the upper shelves you’ll find shimmering glass bottles of all shapes and sizes originating from every corner of the …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Extra virgin olive oil buying guide

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Standing in a store faced with a phalanx of bottles filled with extra virgin olive oil can be a befuddling experience, made …

20 Foreign Words Every Beer Lover Should Know

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Beer labels can carry some mystifying terminology. We've decoded some English language brewing- and marketing-speak, but now it's time we expand our scope into a few other languages. Time to brush up on a little German, …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Brand Marketing

The Everest Brawl: A Sherpa's Tale

Ever since the so-called Everest brawl on April 27, reports have emerged from western climbers and Sherpas who were not involved or, in some cases, even witness to the fight. The stories have sparked plenty of controversy, and many were based on second-hand information. None of the Sherpas at the …

Mountaineering

Since Vodka Tastes Like Nothing, Add Flavor with Pineapple and Mint

By legal definition, vodka tastes like nothing, so pack some flavor in with pineapple and mint<p>Last week, we told you how to make a vacation inside a hollowed-out coconut with our Luau Coconut recipe. This week, it's time to put the vacation inside the alcohol itself--it's time for Pineapple Mint …

Cocktails

Simple Springtime Dishes

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

Summer salad brings the best out of green beans

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>At this time of year, I can't get enough green beans; although they are available year-round, in summer I love them cold in …

California cheese makers 2nd to Wisconsin's best

California claimed 13 blue ribbons at this year's American Cheese Society competition in Madison, Wisc., which concluded on Aug. 3. Although …

Red's Java House - San Francisco waterfront classic

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p><i>This is another installment in an exploration of Port of San Francisco restaurants. These waterfront spots embrace and reflect</i> …

How to make a Pickleback - Tipsy Bartender