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How to Make the Ultimate Cherry Pie

With all due respect to my once-smoldering passion for Fox Mulder, following a <i>Twin Peaks</i> marathon a few years back, Dale Cooper shot to the top of my most-wanted list. Sure, both FBI investigators are earnest, intuitive, and wickedly handsome in a two-piece suit, but Agent Cooper is clearly a man …

How to Make Japanese-Style Pork and Cabbage Dumplings (Gyoza)

As far as dumplings go, Japanese-style <i>gyoza</i> are some of the simplest to make, if only for the fact that they are almost always made with store-bought, ready-to-fill wrappers at even the best dumpling joints in Japan. Fresh dough that's rolled with a rolling pin is wonderful for Chinese-style fried …

The Food Lab's Guide to Crispy Sous Vide Chicken Thighs

The timing and temperature charts in this guide, as well as all the FAQs and basic instructions, are part of our brand-new partnership with Anova, the makers of our favorite sous-vide circulator, the Anova Precision Cooker. You can download the Anova Precision Cooker App (it's free) to grab all …

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Steak

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Steak is one of the most popular foods for first-time sous vide enthusiasts to cook, and with good reason. Cooking steak the traditional way, in a cast iron skillet or on the grill, leaves lots of room …

One Jar of Kimchi, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>It might seem counterintuitive, but fermented cabbage can add a burst of freshness to your autumn cooking.</i> …

The Food Lab: Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun (Beef Noodle Soup)

When I asked you folks for your favorite instant noodle brands on Twitter a couple months back, I was chuffed to note that a great chunk of you picked <i>my</i> favorite non-Japanese noodle: <b>Shin Cup</b>. Spicy, savory, and intensely garlicky with flavor to spare, it's in a league of its own when it comes to …

American Chop Suey: The Cheesy, Beefy, Misnamed Stovetop Casserole That Deserves a Comeback

All week we're celebrating Italian-American classics. Check out more Italian-American recipes and taste tests this way!<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Beefaroni, macaroni and beef, chili mac, call it what you will, but I find it both fascinating and insanely frustrating that there …

The Food Lab: Use the Oven to Make the Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted

All week we're celebrating Italian-American classics. Check out more Italian-American recipes and taste tests this way!<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've been hitting the sauce hard recently.<p>I'm talking red sauce here. You might know it as gravy. The Italian-American staple that …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chewy chocolate chip cookies with crisp edges, a rich, buttery, toffee-like flavor, big chocolate chunks, and a sprinkle of sea salt.<p>Why It Works<p>Browning the butter gives the cookies a more intensely nutty, butterscotch flavor.<br>• Chopping the chocolate by hand creates large and small pieces for more …

5-Ingredient Strawberry Shortcakes Recipe

This strawberry shortcake recipe falls squarely into the maximum-return-for-minimum-investment category. Five ingredients and only five to 10 minutes of actual work for a simple dessert that will be better than most of the stuff you can get at the store.<p>Why It Works<p>Combining our 2-Ingredient …

Easy Butter Paneer With Spinach Recipe

<i>Paneer makhani</i>, or butter paneer, is a staple in America's Indian restaurants for a reason: it's hard to beat chunks of fresh cheese in a creamy, buttery tomato sauce. It's also drop-dead simple to make at home, and a little spinach makes it more of a one-dish meal with some rice or poofy flatbread …

Coconut Rice With Chicken Thighs Recipe

Why I don't cook everything in coconut milk is beyond me. It adds a rich flavor, creamy texture, and a sweetness that is perfectly at home in savory dishes. This particular one-pot recipe, made with tender chicken thighs, fresh, crunchy snow peas, and lightly spiced rice cooked in coconut milk is …

Tteokbokki From 'The World's Best Spicy Food'

<i>Tteokbokki</i> is a Korean street food snack made primarily of chewy rice cakes and fiery, funky <i>gochujang</i> chili paste. In Lonely Planet's <i>The World's Best Spicy Food</i>, the cakes are tossed with slices of fried <i>eomuk</i> fish cake, cabbage, scallions, and garlic. Salty anchovy stock bolsters the <i>gochujang</i> and</i> …

Key Lime Pie Recipe

This is a simple and great version of a classic key lime pie. Since the ingredients are few, make each one count by using real, fresh key limes for a pure and tangy flavor.<p>The rich filling is nicely contrasted by the sweet and salty graham cracker crust, and the whipped cream topping gives a …

Quick Asian Chili-Lime Chicken Soup Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The rice noodles that I used were 1/4-inch wide. If yours are wider, they may take longer to cook. Though the instructions say to par-boil, I like my noodles firm, so I usually just add them directly to the dish to cook. Other noodles, such as rice vermicelli, can be substituted. You can …

Torn Pasta Sheets With Brown Butter, Herbs, and Poached Eggs Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Adapted from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i><p><b>Read more: Vegetarian: Torn Pasta Sheets with Brown Butter, Herbs, and Poached Eggs</b><p>Ingredients3/4 pound dried lasagna sheets, broken into pieces2 teaspoons white, rice or apple cider vinegar4 eggs3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) butter1 …

Bucatini Fra Diavolo from 'Franny's'

I have a habit of tossing huge pinches of red pepper flakes into all pasta dishes that cross my stove, so I was immediately drawn to the <b>Bucatini Fra Diavolo</b> in the new <i>Franny's</i> cookbook. <b>Andrew Feinberg</b>, <b>Francine Stephens</b>, and <b>Melissa Clark</b>'s recipe takes this classically spicy tomato sauce and …

Taiwanese Meat Sauce With Rice (Lu Rou Fan) Recipe

<b>Note:</b> You can make your own five-spice powder by combining 1/4 teaspoon each ground cloves, Sichuan peppercorns, and fennel seed, plus 1 cinnamon stick and 1 clove star anise. If using whole pork belly, trim any bones from the slab of meat. Slice into 1/4-inch slices lengthwise, then slice each …

Pasta alla Carbonara Recipe

To ensure your eggs don't separate, warm them to room temperature before you use them. I also take a further step by warming a large bowl that I use to whisk the eggs, cheese, and pepper together. To warm the empty bowl, simply set it over your pasta pot as the water is boiling. You want the bowl …

I Made a Spanish Tortilla out of Salt-and-Vinegar Potato Chips

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>This is one of those fantastic ideas that are born not out of a concerted effort to have fantastic ideas, but through sheer dumb luck and lack of planning. If necessity is the mother of invention, then poorly stocked pantries are the uncle of new recipes. Or …

Thai-Style Lobster and Herb Salad with Snap Peas and Salted Cucumber Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Dried shrimp can be found in most Chinese or SouthEast Asian grocers.<p><b>Read more: Thai-Style Lobster and Herb Salad with Snap Peas and Salted Cucumber</b><p>Ingredients4 to 5 ounces picked lobster meat from 1 whole steamed lobster (about 1 1/2 pounds live)1 small cucumber, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch …

Cheddar-Marmite Scones Recipe

<b>Read more: British Bites: Cheddar-Marmite Scones</b><p>Ingredients4 cups (20 ounces) all-purpose flour2 teaspoon baking powder1 1/2 cups (about 6 ounces) grated sharp cheddar cheese2 sticks (16 tablespoons) butter, cut into small pieces5 eggs, divided1 1/2 cups milk1 tablespoon Marmite<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Adjust …

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. …

British Bites: Coddled Eggs with Marmite Mushrooms

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>We're going to call the month of May <b>Marmageddon</b>—each week this month, British Bites will feature a recipe using one of the most polarizing ingredients in the British culinary arsenal: Marmite! If you're one of those poor …

Eat for Eight Bucks: Gai Pad Krapow (Thai Basil Chicken) Recipe

Shopping List<p>1/2 pound ground chicken - $2.21 1 bunch basil - $1.50 1/3 pound green beans - $0.99 Chili peppers - $0.30 1 large shallot - $0.20 1 lime - $0.50 2 eggs - $0.36 (carton of 12 large eggs - $2.19)<p><b>Pantry items:</b> White rice, garlic, fish sauce, sugar, vegetable oil<p>Total cost: $6.06<p>My second …