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You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here’s How

1<p>Make Turmeric Paste<p>Turmeric paste is a mixture of ground turmeric, extra virgin coconut oil, cinnamon, and black pepper. It’s used in golden milk …

Food & Dining

Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Homemade Mayonnaise

Get Recipe Two-Minute Mayonnaise<p>If you've been reading the site for a few years, or have my book, you've no doubt read about this technique. You may have even seen this suuuuuuper-old video I made. There is nothing here that has not been done before by other people. But it explains one of the most</i> …

Sandwiches

Today's The Day You Become An Oyster-Shucking Master

You got this.<p>If you want to throw a truly epic summertime party, then you should know that raw oysters are a must. Oysters are the very definition of this sun-filled season ― light and salty in flavor. But shucking a bunch of these is enough of a hassle to deter even the fanciest of hosts from …

Oysters

How to cook a summery seafood meal in a sack

Have you noticed that lately you can’t get through a day without seeing, hearing or even using the adjective “effortless” or its adverbial cousin “effortlessly’”? Your pulled-together look has to make you look effortlessly chic. Your dinner party has to look effortless. You’ve got to make doing a …

Seafood

Homemade Ginger Beer Soda

<b>Rather than being fermented, this version of ginger beer is more of a simple soda, but is just as delicious and very easy to make.</b>Ginger is by far my …

Ginger

A Classic Cookie Gets a Tea-Infused Twist

I have always considered snickerdoodles to be an unsung hero of the dessert world. They win hands-down for novelty of name alone. <b>Those uninitiated into the snickerdoodle fan club (I am the president) might wonder how they are any different from a sugar cookie</b>, and I will tell them: Unlike a sugar …

Snickerdoodle

Here's what Olympians eat for each sport

Just what does it take to power Simone Biles' signature half-twisting double backflip or Allyson Felix's lightning-fast sprint?<p>It turns out, the amount Olympians eat can vary tremendously depending not only on the events they're competing in, but also their body type and lifestyle outside the …

Sports Coaching

How To Pickle Ginger — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Jeff Roffman)<p>Spicy, sweet, briny, and bright — people are just fanatical about pickled ginger. I have a friend who chooses a sushi …

Food

Baking Basics: Converting Pan Sizes

August 16, 2016 0 <i>comments »</i><p>Happy Tuesday and welcome to another Baking Basics installment!<p>One of the most common questions that I receive is how to …

Food & Dining

Vacuum Seal Your Plastic Bags With Nothing More Than A Bowl Of Water

We all know the struggle of keeping food fresh when we aren’t able to use it right away.<p>Do we use a plastic bag or is this something that belongs in …

Food

THESE 6 TIPS FROM JULIA CHILD WILL HELP YOU KEEP YOUR COOL IN A VERY HOT KITCHEN

YOU CAN STAND THE HEAT<p>Whip out those candles and whip up that chocolate ganache frosting: August 15 is Julia Child’s birthday. The culinary hero, who brought French cooking to the Wonderbread-infested American kitchen, deserves constant celebration. She inspired a nation of home chefs to think …

Food

Gold Medal (Lemon Curd) Cookies

YOU GUYS! The summer games are in full swing and I’m legit glued to the TV. It’s weird because any other time of year I don’t watch sports, but the …

Dessert

Avocado Spinach Green Smoothie Bowl

Avocado Spinach Green Smoothie Bowl<p>Author: DV K<p>Recipe type: Breakfast<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 10 mins<p>Serves: 3 servings<p>Healthy green smoothie …

How To Dry Tomatoes in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Jeff Roffman)<p>These oven-dried tomatoes are nothing like their sun-dried cousins. They aren't the ultra-dry, chewy tomatoes you find …

Tomatoes

Coffee Lemonade Is Coming Your Way

Thankfully, the next super-hip food trend isn’t more rainbow colored dishes. Well, technically it isn’t food either: it’s coffee lemonade. Cafes are …

Lemonade

Who’s the snob: Barbecue traditionalists or the creator of the sous-vide ‘smoked brisket’?

<b>J. Kenji Lopez-Alt</b> fired a shot across the barrel smoker of barbecue traditionalists on Monday with his latest recipe for Serious Eats: The Food Lab’s Complete Guide to Sous Vide Smoked Brisket, a title that seemed to provoke the low-and-slow contingent to take up tongs in their defense.<p>Via his …

Brisket

Peachy Buttermilk Sherbet

<b>Makes 3 cups</b><p>1 cup buttermilk<br>• 1/3 cup (66 grams) sugar<br>• 3 cups (12 ounces/340 grams) peeled peach slices<br>• 1 to 3 tablespoons peach preserves or sugar (optional)<p>Freeze the peach slices on a shallow baking sheet lined with foil or parchment paper. Stir the 1/3 cup sugar into the buttermilk and set aside …

Buttermilk

Crème Fraîche | French Recipes

FRENCH TRADITIONAL RECIPE: Some recipes recommend kickstarting the process by heating the cream mixture to take off the refrigerator chill, I found …

This is the Secret Why Italians Don’t Get Fat!

<i>Italians don’t get fat</i> is a popular saying used to describe Italian food and lifestyle. Italian are famously devoted to their great food, yet their …

No Brine, No Heat: Easy Pickled Onions in Just 15 Minutes

Get Recipe Easy Rapid-Pickled Onions<p>Raw onions are lot like Björk's music: I recognize their inherent value, and in a limited set of cases I absolutely love them, but more often than not my impulse is to say...<i>uh, no thanks</i>.<p>In Björk's case—and this is pure speculation on my part—I've long suspected …

Onions

Poke, Ceviche and Crudo: Your Guide to Raw Fish Dishes

If you've dined out recently, you've probably noticed the increasing appearance of raw fish on restaurant menus. While ceviche and crudo have been leading the raw movement, the Hawaiian dish "poke" (pronounced POH-kay) has recently graduated to trend-of-the-moment status, delighting diners from sea …

Recipes

Best Cooking and Recipe apps for Android and iOS smartphones

Smartphone apps have made our life easy. Shifting from beauty to grooming, travelling to food guides, health to medicines, everything is just one …

Recipes

Watermelon champagne will get you through the home stretch of summer

Watermelon has been a summertime staple for quite a while now – so why not give it a twist?<p>Summer 2016's newest drink trend is officially watermelon champagne, a sweet, bubbly and refreshing kicker on a hot day.<p>The recipe is pretty simple. Dose recommends blending watermelon chunks into juice, and …

10 Essential Tools for Mexican Cooking

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Margarita Arronte's book Mexico: The</i> …

Recipes

This French Dessert Proves Red Wine and Cherries Were Made for Each Other

What better way to spend a summer evening than by snacking on a big bowl of fresh cherries? How about enjoying a glass of merlot while tending to a juicy steak on the grill? Or better yet, you could enjoy these two simple pleasures at once in the form of a sophisticated French dessert. Red Wine …

How Ernest Hemingway Taught the World to Drink

On Hemingway’s 117th birthday, Philip Greene, who wrote the book on Papa and cocktails, argues that the famed author changed how we all drink.<p>Like that old poem about the six blind men, each perceiving an elephant in vastly different ways (a snake! a wall! a spear!), so it is when it comes to …

Cocktails

Cold Brew Iced Coffee 3 Ways

My love affair with coffee started early. I was that kid at college who always kept a pitcher of iced coffee in her mini fridge and who practically …

Stuffed Pancake Puffs

Today I am extra, extra excited because we have two pretty awesome things to share with you. First, a recipe for filled puff pancakes. Yes, little …

Recipes

The Best Way to Cook Eggplant Is to Burn It — Eggplant of Desire

(Image credit: iomis/Shutterstock)<p>Eggplant is a controversial food. Like cilantro or blue cheese, you either love it or you hate it. But what if I …