Andrew Khoe

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This Buttery, Too-Darn-Easy Pound Cake Breaks All the Cake Rules

No—I did not invent a recipe for making an excellent pound cake in a food processor. But I know a good thing when I see it, and I saw this good thing in America’s Test Kitchen’s latest book <i>The Perfect Cake</i>. It was simply called “Pound Cake.” Talk about burying the lead!<p>I immediately noticed that it …

Dessert

How To Quickly Get Rid of Ants

To get rid of ants quickly, you'll need to pay attention to their trail.<p>Ants are undoubtedly pesky pests. Seeing a swarm of them in your home is …

Insects

6 Ways to Make Your Coffee Even Healthier

Coffee lovers have happily embraced the headlines about the health perks of java: Aside from supplying a significant dose of antioxidants, a daily …

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Save Mango Pits and Peels for This Delicious No-Cook Syrup

One of the best things about working for Serious Eats is the chance to chat with other bakers on Twitter; folks who have the time and curiosity to tinker with my recipes and share their results. Sometimes these interactions illustrate the risks of cavalier substitution, but just as often they prove …

9 food parts you should never throw away

If you're immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some powerful nutrients—and losing money in the process.

Make Better Brownies With Brown Butter (and Double the Chocolate)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Brownies get no respect.<p>Europe's chocolate tortes are held in high regard, a proud culinary tradition centered around fine chocolate and fine dining. Meanwhile, the humble brownie is seen as little …

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast a Sweet Potato

<i>Cookboomarked!</i> <i>is our new series where we review the latest cookbooks from the foodie influencers you follow. Check back often to find out which new releases are worth your hard-earned cash and the recipes you should try first from each.</i><p>I thought I knew how to roast a sweet potato, but I was wrong. …

Recipes

13 Ways to Cook Jackfruit, the Glorious Meat Substitute That Tastes Just Like Pork

It’s one of the year’s most popular new food trends, and it’s popping up on menus all over the U.S. Introducing jackfruit, a tasty, nutritious meat …

Devil’s Food Cake: One Bowl, No Mixer, Diabolically Easy

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Whether it's a birthday blowout or a cozy Valentine's Day dinner party, nothing caps off a celebration quite like a layer cake. There's something undeniably exciting about unveiling a mountain of cake, especially when it's a mountain …

Why You Should Relax Your Wrists When Swimming

<b>Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.</b><p>Have you ever …

Training

How to brew better coffee at home (and save money) in 5 easy steps

For the sake of argument, let's say you spend $2 every morning for a small — or to use the company's Orwellian Doublespeak, a "tall" — cup of coffee at Starbucks. Without blinking an eye, you've spent $60 a month on your caffeine fix.<p>And that doesn't even take into account the travel costs, the …

Coffee

Light Roast vs. Dark Roast Coffee: Which Packs More Health Perks?

Both contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, but one brew takes the win, says a new study.<p>Coffee fanatics already know that their …

So, What's The Difference Between A Flat White, A Cortado And A Cappuccino?

The days of the cappuccino being an exotic coffee drink in the United States are gone. Long gone. Today, it's not even just the third-wave coffee …

Coffee

The Best Way to Soften Brown Sugar

Dried-out, rock-hard brown sugar happens to the best of us, and we're all familiar with the classic tricks recommended to get it soft again—stick a slice of bread or an apple wedge in the bag, and osmosis will kick in overnight. But seriously, in what universe is that practical? I want cookies …

An Introduction to the Maillard Reaction: The Science of Browning, Aroma, and Flavor

If you're a regular reader of Serious Eats, you've definitely seen us refer to the Maillard reaction time and again. That's because the Maillard reaction is responsible for the browned, complex flavors that make bread taste toasty and malty, burgers taste charred, and coffee taste dark and robust. …

Flavors

The Better, Faster Way to Freeze and Defrost Your Foods

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Freezers are great for long-term storage, but they're only useful when you can defrost food quickly with minimal loss of quality. So what's the secret?<p>Well, time and air are the biggest enemies of frozen food. When food freezes slowly, large ice crystals form …

Sewing

Techniques and Recipes for the Best Ribs

Whether you’re craving succulent baby backs or massive Texas-style beef short ribs, we’ve got the recipe for you.<p>Pork Ribs Recipes and Techniques<p>Techniques How to Make Oven-Baked Pork Ribs That Taste Like Smoky BarbecueWant amazing smoked ribs, but don't have a smoker? No problem.<p>The Food Lab The …

BBQ

How Food Waste From The Coffee Industry Is Making Chocolate More Delicious

The fruits of the coffee plant used to be garbage. Now they are being used to create a nutritious, tasty flour that can flavor everything from pasta to candy.<p>When he worked as an engineer at Starbucks, part of Dan Belliveau’s job was to look for waste in manufacturing. But it wasn’t until later, …

Coffee

15 Coffee Cake Recipes to Make for Breakfast ASAP

Any excuse you have to eat cake before noon is a total win. If you agree, cue the coffee cake — served with a cup of joe (or even a warm smoothie?) for a complete, cozy breakfast that will get you out of bed no matter what. That’s especially true because coffee cake goes <i>way</i> beyond the plain …

Buffalo and Beyond: 13 Wing Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

Few foods are more closely connected to football viewing than chicken wings—crisp-skinned, bursting with juice, bathed in a rich, spicy, salty, or maybe-just-a-little-sweet sauce. Even if the closest you generally get to sports is beer pong, Super Bowl Sunday is a wonderful excuse to make a meal of …

Cooking

16 Cookie Crust Pies You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Pies aren’t the kind of dessert everyone feels comfortable tackling. There’s no shame in that. Luckily, there are many different ways to make a pie, including ways that forgo traditional pie crust ideas for something just as delicious. Introducing your new best friend: the cookie crust pie! Also …

14 Comebacks for When Someone Judges Your Coffee Habit

"Kiss my antioxidant-packed a$$."<p>In a world filled with naughty temptations (Nutella-stuffed blondies, anyone?) it really boils our blood to hear people hate on coffee. It’s basically one of the healthiest drinks out there, so long as it’s not drowning in cream and sugar. If you’ve been shamed for …

Holistic Medicine

How to Measure Coffee and Water Perfectly

<i>to subscribe to our weekly emails on finding and brewing amazing coffee!</i><p>In order to make a consistent cup of coffee each and every time, it’s …

Coffee

Everything You Can Do With a Can of Evaporated Milk

If you're a baking enthusiast, you've probably cracked a can or two of sweetened condensed milk in your time—it's a key player in some of our favorite pies, cakes, and sticky-sweet sauces. But few people are as accustomed to cooking with its milder, milkier, unsweetened cousin: Evaporated …

Comfort Food

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, …

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …