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Lettuce Wraps With Sweet-Spicy Chicken Meatballs Make Dinner Easy AF

When my husband and I worked as line cooks in LA, we lived in a constant state of broke and tired. Sometimes, though, it’s fun to live outside your means. When we wanted to indulge, we’d head over to his all-time-favorite restaurant, Red Medicine, which was located just down the street from where …

Recipes

How to Make Bakery-Style Chocolate Scones

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Whether February 14 represents a special occasion or just another Tuesday, I don't see any reason why the day shouldn't start off with a warm chocolate scone. It's a fast and simple way to make any morning …

Dessert

Thai-Style Shrimp Cakes With Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce Recipe

We love making shrimp cakes as a full dinner—they're a lot cheaper than crab cakes and work with a good variety of flavor combinations. Here we miniaturize them down to party-appetizer size, combine them with some Thai flavors, and serve them with a tangy chili dip.<p>Why It Works<p>Processing half the …

How to Tip in 19 Countries Around the World

Here’s a handy guide to tipping etiquette by country in 19 places around the world.<p>There are 196 countries in the world and they all have different …

F&W’s 2016 Sommeliers of the Year’s Best Wine Bargains

The best bargain wines from some of our favorite somms.<p>What do you think about when you hear “sommelier”? Someone whose goal is to try and sell you a …

piri piri chicken

In a food processor or blender, combine garlic, shallot, bell pepper, chili, 1/4 cup parsley, paprika, oregano, lemon zest and juice, red wine …

the consummate chocolate chip cookie, revisited

With a hand or stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars together until light, fluffy and then some, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, …

garlic wine and butter steamed clams

If you think your clams may not be clean, wash them first: Fill a large bowl with cool tap water and place the clams in it. Let them soak for 20 …

Dinner in 20: Just Add Noodles for Easy One-Pot Thai Curry Mussels

More<p>Dinner in 20<p>The best quick and easy recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast.<p>Mussels are perhaps not everyone's first choice for a quick weeknight supper, but that assessment deserves to be challenged. (Kenji even referred to them as "the easiest choose-your-own-adventure, one-pot meal …

38 Easy Summer Hairstyles You Haven’t Tried Yet

Blunt lob? Long layers? Tight curls? No matter your hair type and texture, we've got plenty of fun ideas to keep you mixing up your look all season long. The greatest part? You...

How to Make Octopus (Tako) Poke With Kimchi

Octopus is tough in more ways than one. Sure, it's literally <i>tough</i> and requires some technique to make it palatable, but it's also tough in that it has no problem standing up to strongly flavored ingredients. Like kimchi. Octopus is great with kimchi.<p>After tuna, octopus is probably the most common …

Does Refrigeration Really Ruin Bread?

<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>I can never decide how to store my bread. I've been told that refrigeration is not a good …

The Tea Lover's Way to Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Tea

Summer can be tricky season for a tea lover. At a time when tea shops everywhere are hawking their freshly picked spring harvests, it's too damn hot to pull out the kettle and brew any of them. (How people swig hot tea all summer in the swampy heat of Hong Kong and Chennai I do not know.) The …

How to Make the Most Flavorful Limeade, Summer's Best Drink

I'm a sucker for kids' lemonade stands by the side of the road, which I'm physically incapable of passing up. As a result, I spend most of my summer politely choking down some of the worst lemonade on the planet in support of my littlest neighbors (it's their childlike entrepreneurship that I find …

Restaurant Opening Guide, Spring 2016: Cambridge

Table Of Contents (all h2's added automatically)<p>Cambridgeport<p>  <p>Surya Indian Kitchen N Catering<p>A takeout-focused Indian restaurant with halal meats and numerous gluten-free and vegan options.<p><b>Address:</b> 114 Magazine St. <b><br>Opening Date:</b> May 2016 <b><br>Online:</b> Website / Facebook<p>Image credit: Facebook<p>East …

Restaurant Opening Guide, Spring 2016: Boston Proper

Table Of Contents (all h2's added automatically)<p>Allston<p>  <p>Coreanos<p>Korean-Mexican fusion from a Bibim alum, serving dishes like Korean tacos, kimchi quesadillas, bibimbap, and more.<p><b>Address:</b> 172 Brighton Ave. <b><br>Opening Date:</b> June 13, 2016 <b><br>Online:</b> Facebook / Twitter / Instagram<p>Image credit: Facebook<p>  <p>…

Sichuan-Style Hot and Sour Eggplant Is a Great Dish That Just Happens to Be Vegan

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Despite its translation, fish-fragrant eggplant actually contains no seafood or meat products whatsoever. It gets its name from the combination of hot, sour, and sweet flavors that are typically served with fish in its …

Put Down the Pad Thai and Try These Dishes Instead

It's time to branch out from your takeout Pad Thai addiction. These are the dishes you should be ordering instead—according to some of our favorite Thai food chefs.<p>Sixty percent of the time, we want Thai takeout all the time. Thai food masterfully walks a delicate line between salty, spicy, sour, …

Thai Food

10 Movies + Shows to Stream After You Spring Clean Your Netflix Queue

Spring has officially sprung, which means it’s time for spring cleaning. And you know what’s getting dusty? Your Netflix queue. Every week, we bring you the latest in shows and movies you need to stream. In the spirit of new beginnings, we’ve got a whole new list of movies and shows to help you put …

Entertainment

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

28 Tropical Fruit Recipes that are (Almost) as Good as the Beach

So you can't hop a flight to the Caribbean. At least you can pretend with these recipes for mangoes, pineapples, papayas, and more.<p>Pineapples! Papayas! Mangoes! Lychee! These juicy, sweet-as-candy fruits make us wish we were soaking up rays on the beach. BRB, booking a plane ticket…

Food

8 Ways to Make Gumbo

The secret to most great gumbos is to cook the roux—a mix of flour and fat—until it’s as dark as coffee (but not burnt). Otherwise, there are as many …

How to Make the Quickest, Easiest Vegetable Stock Ever

I'm not sure there's ever been a wiser lyric penned than this one: <i>You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run.</i> It's great advice for so many things in life, cooking included. That's because part of being a good cook is knowing when to go all …

When Is It Okay to Use Dried Herbs?

Most recipes for marinara sauce call for either dried oregano or Italian seasoning, which is mostly dried oregano and basil. When I was working on a recipe for my own red sauce, my immediate thought was <i>replace the dried herbs with fresh</i>. Imagine my surprise when I found after cooking two sauces …

Brussels Sprouts and Kimchi Are an Unlikely But Delicious Pair

I've had a lot of kimchi in my house recently. I mean a <i>lot</i>. See, a few weeks back, as I was tweaking my recipe for fried chicken sandwiches, I got to thinking. I'd been experimenting with using pickle juice as a brine for my fried chicken. It's a quick and easy trick that helps your chicken retain …

5 Gooey, Cheesy Queso Recipes

Whether you’re hosting a party or just want something to snack on while binge-watching the latest Netflix series, there’s nothing as satisfying as a …

Cooking

Dark-Chocolate Mousse

8 Servings<p>You know what never, ever goes out of style? Chocolate mousse. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Mousse<p>7 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (preferably 70% cacao)<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>6 large eggs, separated<p>¼ cup …

Coconut Milk and Curry Make for Juicy, Flavor-Packed Chicken Kebabs

If kebabs were the cast of a high school coming-of-age movie, beef would be that kid who has the looks <i>and</i> the substance to back them up, pork would be the goofy-yet-lovable fat kid, and vegetables might be the nerd with the heart of gold. So where does that leave chicken breast? Chicken is the …

5 Occasion-Worthy Salami We Love

I've often thought that I could live on beef tartare and cured meats alone. But the true testament to my obsession is that I <i>still</i> think that after trying 20 of the country's most highly rated salumi. In one sitting.<p>Here are my favorite dry-cured salami that are not only worth their salt hangover, …

The Food Lab: How to Sear Scallops

I remember a night, oh, a decade or so ago, when I decided to cook a scallop dinner for some girl I was trying to impress. That I don't remember exactly who this person was is a clue as to how the night went. I'd been cooking scallops for years in restaurant kitchens with no problems. <i>I got this one</i> …

Vegetables