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Ponzu Sauce

<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: Jeanine Donofrio of Love and Lemons gives a classic Japanese condiment a homemade makeover -- with a twist.</i><p>Ponzu is one of my favorite …

Around the World in 8 Chicago Restaurants

Whip Up A Perfect Bowl of Pasta

<i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>How to Make Shane Solomon's Spaghetti with Butter and Parm</b> <i>Pizzeria Stella, Philadelphia</i><p><i>Serves two.</i><p><b>This dish is not about coating spaghetti with sauce</b>. It's about incorporating the two — letting the starch from the pasta enrich the sauce and the sauce soak into the …

How to Home-Cook a Steak

Also, what to do after a bad restaurant experience.<p><i>Mr. Cutlets, d/b/a Josh Ozersky, is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships,</i> …

Something to Cook: Tortilla Española

<i>Published in the January 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Haidar Karoum, Estadio, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Tortilla española</b> is the national dish of Spain, and making it is an inherited skill: You learn the inversion technique at the knee of another cook, standing by and admiring the economy and fluidity of the motion until …

Bananas, Fruit of the Gods

<b>For 20 long years,</b> 38-year-old mother of two Lisa Poyner had suffered from "debilitating migraines," the <i>Daily Mail</i> reports. Her attacks would leave her bedridden and out of commission. "I had been prescribed all kinds of medication before, but nothing ever worked," she said. "My head feels as …

Tabasco Sauce: An Appreciation

<b>This weekend brought</b> the sad news that Paul McIlhenny, the sixth McIlhenny to make Tabasco sauce on Louisiana's Avery Island, has died.<p>As chief executive of the company until the end, we wonder what he thought about the sudden trendiness of sriracha-style hot sauce, which received a feature-length …

5 Super Bowl Recipes We Can Endorse

<b>By the time tomorrow evening rolls around,</b> you will probably have expended hundreds of calories throughout the day from all the stress of party-planning, wagering, and jiggering of your massive new television set you bought just for the occasion — not to mention the gleeful whooping and howling at …

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New Orleans Crabmeat Bon Bons for the Big Game

<b>Super Bowl Sunday</b> is a near-religious, magical 24-hour period in which three things take sole focus of your brain: football, commercials, and snacks. Right? Right. That said, we felt terrible that in the midst of our Super Bowl Snack Showdown, New Orleans, the host of the big game, could not …

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …

Crepes with Strawberries and Cream Recipe

Buttery crepes with sweet cream and fragrant strawberries.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Crepes with Strawberries and Cream</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Crepes:</b>2 eggs, beaten1 cup milk1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract4 tablespoon melted butter, divided1 cup (5 ounces) all purpose flourPinch of salt1 tablespoon sugar<b>For</b> …

Jamaican Beef Stew With Rice Recipe

This stew tastes even better the next day. Just cool it down before placing it, covered, in the refrigerator. When you're ready to serve, gently reheat the stew on the stove top, garnish it with green onions, and serve it with rice that's made the day-of.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Jamaican Beef Stew</b> …