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AntoniaJames helps us stem our waste of herb stems.
Last week as I was preparing dinner, my son walked into the kitchen saying, “Wow, that cilantro smells so good!” I was standing between him and my prep surface, so he couldn’t see what I was chopping. In fact, I was chopping just the stems, and not …Recipes
Halloween will be here before you know it. There will be jack-o’-lanterns to carve, costumes to make, PSLs to drink and parties to attend. Speaking of parties, why not let your Halloween spirit carry on over to dessert? The next time you whip up a batch of cupcakes, turn them into creepy, scary and …Cupcakes
If you would rather be chased through the woods by an angry mother bear than wash your camping dishes by hand, you’ll love David Stockton’s EcoWash …Domestic Technology
Rice is one of the few foods that benefits from freezing. Upon reheating, rice absorbs the moisture that condenses on the interior of the packaging …
If you're enjoying my Halloween posts, be sure to follow with GFC or Facebook... I'm doing another 31 Days of Halloween series this year!
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While we all are suffering from matza fatigue by the end of Passover, the Moroccan Jewish community is all ablaze with excitement for Mimouna.
Thanks to Cheri from the Watering Mouth for revealing the secret! I’m going to stop at the store on the way home to buy some marshmallows and try …
If you're like me, you believe that a fresh, ripe tomato is one of the best things about summer. And this tart is an ode to the tomato in season — and a lesson about how to make the most of it.
Let's start with how to choose the best tomatoes. First, pick up your candidate, smell the stem and …Recipes
When I was just out of college, a group of friends and I backpacked across Mexico. We started in a small beach town called Barra de Navidad, where every morning the shrimp boats would come in and the fishermen would empty their nets on the beach. One of the men would start cleaning and chopping up …Cooking
The dough for these airy desserts is also the foundation for éclairs, cream puffs, and pâte à choux. Minus the ice cream and berries, they make a sweet little breakfast pastry.
Preheat oven to 375°. Bring butter, granulated sugar, salt, and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan, …Recipes
7 Tips for ordering coffee in Paris
April 17, 2014 By Judy MacMahon | Paris, France
Ask for a coffee in Paris, and nine out of 10 times …Paris
As a youngster, Monday night suppers were the highlight of the week. Sure, I loved the Sunday roast beef, but Mondays meant cold slices of it with crushed and roasted potatoes, pickles and salad. Absolutely delicious, but my parents weren’t that creative and this was the only leftover beef dish we …Beef
This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.
The Pro > Ludo Lefebvre
Chef / Petit Trois / Los Angeles
When America’s most radical French chef opened his dream bistro last year, the hottest dish turned out to be the most …Fleur de Sel
If you’ve never sliced something with a truly sharp knife, it’s a revelation, turning an arduous task into a pleasure. We called upon the nation’s expert knife makers, knife-store owners, and the ultimate knife evangelists—chefs—for their razor-sharp advice on caring for the most important tools in …Knives
Summer barbeques are built around simplicity for the chef: all you need is a flame, some protein, and a little bit of time. But enough with the ground beef and tubed meat, already: we’re ready for something more elevated, but just as easy. We’re ready for a seafood BBQ.
We reached out to Adam …Seafood
If you’ve seen my workshop studio, Inspired Barn, in magazines, online, or in person, it’s likely pretty obvious where my number-one inspiration comes …Amazing
Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away
Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt he had failed as an artist. Beginning in 1898, he made it his mission to record the old streets of Paris.
Atget saw himself as a documentary recorder, and actually described himself as …Paris
So you think you know what makes a great salad? Sure, you’ve got the greens, the veggies, the grains and protein down-pat. But when it comes to pulling it all together, you need a kick-ass dressing to get the job done. Sometimes, that means a creamy ranch or blue cheese number. But for our everyday …Cooking
A simple white wine pan sauce brings this one-skillet dinner together.
Heat oil in a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add apples, cut side down, and cook, turning occasionally, until golden brown, 5–8 minutes.
Prick sausages with a fork, add to skillet with apples, and …Watercress
Forget foie. Forget caviar. Langoustines are the new marker of haute cuisine. Slim, pinkish-orange, and built like a basketball player (all arms and legs), Nephrops norvegicus is a shrimpy-looking crustacean in the lobster family. Its body can grow up to ten inches long, but it’s basically just the …Lobster
Japan's whisky industry is producing alcohols that are beating the classics in Scotland. One industry expert talks about how he's doing it.
Vietnamese BBQ Taco Recipe
Servings: 8 Prep Time:
30 minutes + marinating time Cook Time:
Reprinted with permission from Time Inc. Books (c) …Recipes
Photo: Tasting TableEveryone knows that chefs cook with a lot of butter—but that doesn't mean they don't feel a tiny bit guilty about it.Case in …Food
Soup dumplings fall in the category of “delicious things we love to order when we’re out, but would never even dream of making at home.” Until now, that is. This dim sum staple may seem complicated, but it’s really just made from three separate components: the dough, the filling, and the soup. …DIY
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My first experience of soupe au pistou, that vegetable soup from the South of France, was in a freezing cold Paris garret. From a can, in the middle of winter. It remains one of my warmest and most nourishing memories.
A shivering winter tableau, however, is not at all what usually comes to mind …Vegetables
Stone fruit can let you down. These stone fruit desserts cannot.
Whenever I walk by the towers of stone fruit at the market or grocery store, I imagine them all breaking out into "Take a Chance on Me." Because as much as we talk about the magnificent, awe-inducing, practically divine sweetness and …Fruit
“The best science today says it is going to happen and that we’re not ready for it,” a climate scientist told BuzzFeed News. “That, unfortunately, is bad news.”
The earth is now “locked in” to a sea level rise of several feet, a brewing disaster that could happen by the turn of the century thanks to …Space