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Mami Talks: Helpful Everyday Uses of Baking Soda

The country has been experiencing a terrible winter this season, and when you look at out your window and can only see a thick blanket of snow, it might seem that the frigid weather will never end. Yet, inevitably the weather will change and the warmer weather of spring will give away to brighter …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

A new post from She Wears Many Hats.<b>Chicken and Dumplings</b> is the classic comfort food. This delicious and easy rendition is made with roasted chicken …

Comfort Food

Sirloin steak with wasabi mayonnaise recipe

Fried with Japanese chilli flavouring and pak choi and served with a wasabi mayonnaise for dipping, this Japanese take on a French staple is ideal for sharing with friends<p><b>SERVES</b> <i><br>2</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 large sirloin steak<br>2 tbsp wasabi peas<br>1 tsp nanami togarashi (Japanese chilli and spice mix)<br>2 tsp wasabi …

Spices

This App Claims It Can Decant Your Wine Using Sound Waves

A Seattle-based company called Dionysus Technology Concepts Inc. has taken to <b>Kickstarter</b>to raise funds for an <b>ultrasound-equipped</b> wine gadget: The <b>Sonic Decanter</b> claims to re-create the process of wine aging using an ultrasound that "transforms the molecular and chemical structure of wine" without …

The Lost Art of Making Popcorn From Scratch

I never quite took to the whole microwave popcorn thing. Sure, it's easy, but making popcorn from scratch is easy, too--and it tastes so freaking delicious! Even better with real butter! Hmmm, it's better with butter...isn't that some sort of ad slogan? If it isn't yet, it should be. Butter is key. …

Five Mistakes You're Making with Your Chili

It doesn't matter what kind of chili you like—avoid these five mistakes, and you'll make the best batch you've ever made.<p>There are handfuls of ways to make chili: some people like it with ground beef and beans, some like it Texas-style with big chunks of meat, and plenty go vegetarian. Whatever …

Cooking

10 Cakes for Anytime

It is the opinion of this website that we do not get enough cake in our lives. Cake should not be relegated to wedding parties or birthday festivities or the end to a celebratory meal. Because cake, when given the opportunity, is here to make your life better.<p>Did you lose your keys and stub your …

Dessert

Hot and Sweet Soppressata and Fennel Grandma Pie

makes 1 pie (about 6 servings)<p>If you prefer a spicy pie, use twice as much hot soppressata and none of the sweet type. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Grandma-Style Pizza Dough (click for recipe)<p>12 ounces fresh mozzarella, grated (about …

Pie

Memphis-Style Barbecue Nachos, and Some Thoughts on Sauce

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Rethink your nachos with a tangy-sweet barbecue sauce straight out of Memphis.</i><p>Great barbecue is about the cut of meat, the …

Parker House Rolls Worth Fighting Over

Tender, buttery and sweet, with a sprinkling of crunchy salt on top, chef Alex Guarnaschelli’s rolls are delicious enough to start a bread-basket …

Artificial Intelligence May Doom The Human Race Within A Century, Oxford Professor Says

An Oxford philosophy professor who has studied existential threats ranging from nuclear war to superbugs says the biggest danger of all may be superintelligence.<p>Superintelligence is any intellect that outperforms human intellect in every field, and Nick Bostrom thinks its most likely form will be a …

Burger Toppings Week: The Smashed Reuben Burger

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>During my recent exploits developing ideas for Burger Toppings Week, I've gotten myself into a bit of a mashup routine. First, there was the Cemita Burger, half Mexican <i>cemita</i> sandwich, half massive 8-ounce hamburger patty. Today, …

Indian Spices 101: The Benefits of Frying Spices

To me, there's nothing more intoxicating than the aromas of freshly ground spices—they're heady and complex, and evolve throughout the cooking process. Depending on how you handle them, though, their exact flavor and impact on the dish will be different. In this series on Working with Indian …

5 Links to Read Before Eating Zucchini

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Celebrating zucchini, the u</i><i>biquitous</i> <i>summer squash.</i><p>Compared to other summer produce, zucchini's got it rough. The (let's face it) bland squash is up …

Food

Eating Soup Dumplings in Shanghai? Xiao Long Bao Are Only Half the Story

Editor's Note: Kenji, our Managing Culinary Director, is traveling through Asia this summer, seeking out the best bites everywhere he goes. Here's a recent dispatch.<p>This is the meal I've been waiting for—the main reason I felt compelled to make my wife re-visit Shanghai, in fact. Ever since having …

Why Girl Versus Dough Loves Loaded Baked Potato Bread

Stephanie Wise of Girl Versus Dough talks about her love of quick breads and easy yeasted breads that come out perfectly every time.<p><i>Here, the blogs</i> …

What's the Best Way to Store Tomatoes?

<b>Got a question for Serious Eats?</b> Email your questions to [email protected] and please include your Serious Eats user name in your email. All questions will be read, though unfortunately not all can be answered.<p><b>Update:</b> This article has been updated in two newer articles with further testing and even …

Pici All'Aglione From 'Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen'

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>This pasta from Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos' new cookbook, <i>Extra Virgin: Recipes and Love From Our Tuscan Kitchen</i>, has their trademark stamp: rustic, accessible, affordable, and delicious. The sauce is just silly easy, and I wanted to see how the …

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 30 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 1 hour<br>• Yield: 4 to …

Chinese Velveting 101: An Introduction to Water-Velveting

Velveting meat—the practice of marinating slices of meat in egg white, wine, and cornstarch—is a Chinese cooking technique that we've covered here on Serious Eats before.<p>Typically, after the meat is marinated, it is quickly blanched in a bath of hot oil and then drained, at which point it's ready …

10 Summer Vegetarian Mains

Why cook meat when summer produce is this good? From a cheesy and perfectly flaky tart showcasing summer tomatoes to bright and colorful pasta dishes, these vegetarian mains are light, flavorful, and perfect for warm weather dining.<p>Potato, Spinach, and Red Pepper Frittata<p>This basil-laced potato and …

Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.<p>Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this world.<p>As such, I fully blame her for what I like to refer to as my "Pie Problem". Pie Problem: …

What Is a Man Bun? First a Hairdo, Now a Meaty Snack

Inspired by one of the latest men's hair trends, the BA Man Bun is a salty pretzel bun stuffed with beer-braised pork shoulder.<p>From <b>Jared Leto</b> at the Golden Globes to our very own <b>Brad Leone</b> in the test kitchen, we're seeing fashion-forward, top-knot-inspired Man Buns <i>everywhere</i>. Which got us …

Cooking

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Pitbull Play Giant Beer Pong

Here's a clip in which <b>Jimmy Fallon</b> challenges Latin singer/hip-swayer <b>Pitbull</b> to a game of <b>giant beer pong</b>. The game takes place in front of Moe's Tavern (from <i>The Simpsons</i>) at Universal Studios in Florida, and so the frothy liquid in each of the four-foot-tall cups is, ostensibly, <b>Duff</b> beer. After …

10 All-American Game-Day Dishes to Make for the US vs. Portugal Match

The United States scored a triumphant victory over Ghana in their first World Cup Group of Death match. To keep the good luck going, here are 10 …

DIY Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Add</i> …

Hot Dogs