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Recipe: Cauliflower Fritters with Mint & Pea Spread

Prepare the pea spread by combining the peas, mint leaves, garlic, walnuts, Parmesan, lemon juice, pepper flakes and sea salt in a food processor or …

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How to Make the Best Swedish Meatballs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>What is a Swedish meatball?<p>That might sound like a stupid question, because most of us have a pretty clear idea: They tend to be small, flavored with warm spices, coated in gravy, and sometimes stabbed with toothpicks. You know, plus lingonberries and IKEA and …

Clay Pot Rice With Spicy Sausage and Mushrooms Recipe

There's something very comforting and satisfying about a meal served and cooked in one pot. One of my favorite one pot meals is clay pot rice. For this version, I wanted to use an ingredient that's not normally seen in clay pot rice: spicy Italian sausage. Combined with slivers of chicken, …

The Science of Baking Bread (And How to Do it Right)

Welcome back to Breadmaking 101. For those of you just tuning in, this column is all about bread, and how to make it yourself in your own home.<p>If you haven't read our previous posts, you can check out the recipe for the workhorse loaf here. Earlier, we discussed how to mix dough with confidence and …

Rice Salad With Nuts and Sour Cherries From 'Plenty More'

This salad from Yotam Ottolenghi's newest cookbook, <i>Plenty More,</i> has a lot going on and everything going for it. The mix of grains—white basmati rice, wild rice, and quinoa—is beautiful and texturally interesting; per his cooking times and methods, they are left with just a bit of firmness and keep …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

How to Make Proper Scottish Shortbread at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You may be used to the Scottish shortbread from the red box, but</i> <i>Kathryn from London Bakes can help you to make your own proper tea time cookies</i> …

17 Delicious Kebab Recipes for Your Grill

Gallery17 Delicious Kebab Recipes for Your Grill<p>There may be no dish as satisfyingly primal as the kebab. Meat on a stick is a culinary domain common to both 21st-century man and his paleolithic ancestors. In fact, it's theorized by many celebrated anthropologists <i>(read: nobody)</i> that homo sapiens …

Fish and Corn Cakes with Tartar Sauce

4 Servings<p>This fish and corn cake recipe is a less expensive, equally delicious option for anyone who loves a crab cake. Could you put it on a bun? Why not?<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>tartar sauce<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>3 tablespoons finely chopped cornichons or dill pickle<p>1 tablespoon whole grain mustard<p>2 …

10 Recipes to Celebrate Julia Child's Birthday

To honor Julia Child's birthday today, here are 10 recipes by frequent Julia collaborators and more dishes she loved.<p>Happy Birthday, Julia Child! …

18 Sweet Corn Recipes For Summer

Gallery18 Sweet Corn Recipes For Summer<p>At my extended family's annual summer weekend in a small Wisconsin lake town, we always eat a last lunch of charcoal-grilled beer brats, pasta salad, and boiled corn on the cob before parting ways. This is but one of a long list of meals that must remain the …

The Easiest Way to Cook Fish: Roast it Whole

If there's one thing I wish I could change about the American diet, it's how we eat fish. First, I wish we ate more of it—while keeping an eye on making sustainable choices. And eating more of it means cooking more of it at home. Second, I wish we branched out to fish beyond the over-consumed …

The Food Lab Redux: How to Make Orange and Sesame Chicken at Home

My high school physics teacher, Mr. Harless, always said to me, "Kenji, your goal in life should be to work hard to become as lazy as you can be."<p>During my first semester at college, when all classes were taken on a pass/fail basis, I took him at his word by being the one student in my …

Spicy Chicken Tacos With Corn, Feta, and Avocado Recipe

These 20-minute tacos make for a great family-style dinner or a quick weeknight meal. Finishing the chicken thighs in a flavorful braising liquid filled with spicy chipotles in adobo yields tender, moist meat that's topped with a raw corn-and-feta salad and creamy slices of avocado.<p><b>Why this recipe</b> …

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Bowl

261<p>29<p>One thing I love about traveling is that I get to read. As much as we all love to be connected, it’s nice to be somewhere – like 5000 feet up in …

Skirt Steak with Pickled Fennel Salad

4 Servings<p>You know when steak is so good that you don’t bother with a knife and fork and just eat it with your hands? Yeah.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pickled Fennel<p>1 medium fennel bulb, very thinly sliced<p>1 cup rice wine vinegar<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon black peppercorns<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Steak<p>1½ pounds skirt …

Extra Veggies = Extra Flavor: Stir-Fried Lo Mein With Charred Cabbage, Shiitake, and Chives

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've had noodles on the brain (in my noodle, if you will), ever since I read Shao ZhiZhong's fabulous series on how to cook Chinese noodles. The arrival of my Wok Mon home wok kit served as the perfect catalyst for some recipe testing.<p>Remember that …

One-Pot Wonders: Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups With Feta and Mint

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Whoever first thought of cracking an egg into the center of a halved avocado and baking it is a genius in my book. This recipe, which features the egg-avocado creation set atop naan bread with feta and mint, is one of the …

How to Make Quick and Easy Drop Biscuits

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>A traditional drop biscuit requires just five ingredients, but with its buttery, salty flavor, and cloud-like bite, the final result tastes anything but ordinary. While simple, there are still nearly endless …

Smoky and Spicy Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kebabs Recipe

A riff on tandoori-style chicken, these chicken kebabs are marinated with yogurt and lemon, with smoked and hot paprika in place of the more traditional Indian spice blend. The result is a completely different, but equally delicious, dish.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using chicken thighs instead of …

One-Skillet Crispy Salmon with Mustardy Lentils Recipe

Salmon and lentils is to France what peas and carrots is to the States: an absolutely classic pairing. In this simple, satisfying one-pot dinner that plays off the famous couple, crispy salmon is served in a broth of lentils flavored with caramelized shallots and mustard.<p><b>Why this recipe works</b>:<p>Using …

Muffuletta-Style Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Salumi, Provolone, and Olive Salad Recipe

Inspired by the classic New Orleans muffuletta sandwich, we roll a butterflied flank steak with prosciutto, capicola, mortadella, provolone, and a punchy olive salad, then slice it into colorful pinwheels that get grilled over a hot fire.<p>Read more details on the rolling and stuffing process</b> …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Pesto, Mozzarella, and Prosciutto Recipe

Grilling and pesto are two of the quintessential flavors of summer. Here we combine the two by slathering a butterflied flank steak with fresh pesto, then layering it with mozzarella and prosciutto before slicing it into pinwheels and grilling it over hot coals.<p>Read more details on the rolling and …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Salami, Fontina, Parmesan, and Breadcrumbs

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>We're grilling up stuffed flank steaks all week. Check out our step-by-step guide on how to butterfly and stuff a flank steak, and find all of our daily flavor variations here. We'll be adding a new …

Asparagus and Sweet Pea Frittata With Minty Spring Salad

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I learned a valuable lesson about priorities this past weekend. You see, in the days leading up to it, all I could think about was the fresh local asparagus and peas that are due any moment. In particular, I was dreaming of …

Middle Eastern Meze Recipes

Meze are small dishes common throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East<p>The meze-style spread—small plates, dips, and salads meant to be shared as …

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The Ultimate Fully Loaded Nachos

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>When Kenji unveiled his Ultimate Fully Loaded Vegan Nachos back in February, one of the most remarkable things about it, aside from being incredibly delicious, was that we did not already have a regular, <i>non-vegan</i> fully loaded nachos recipe on the …

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Nugget (Gluten-Free, Paleo Recipe)

I have always been proud of my Paleo "Chick-fil-A" nugget recipe from a couple years back, and it has definitely been a hit with readers. If fact, I'm sure a few of you stumbled upon my little blog because of them. But to be honest, I've never been satisfied with the texture of the nuggets …

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Chinese Noodles 101: How to Make Lo Mein With Beef and Broccoli

From crispy pan-fried noodles to a bowl of wonton noodle soup, fresh Chinese egg noodles are a staple of Chinese restaurants. Just like Italian pasta or ramen, when cooked properly, they should have a firm bite and springy texture, and the wide variation in thickness and springiness makes Chinese …

Chinese Noodles 101: How to Make Wonton Noodle Soup With Chicken and Shiitakes

From crispy pan-fried noodles to a bowl of wonton noodle soup, fresh egg noodles are a staple of Chinese restaurants. Just like Italian pasta or ramen, when cooked properly, they should have a firm bite and springy texture, and the wide variations in thickness and springiness makes Chinese egg …