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How to Make Cacio e Pepe (Pasta with Cheese and Black Pepper)

How to Make Real-Deal Cuban Sandwiches

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When Past You gives Present You leftover Cuban roast pork, first you drink a toast to Past You for the generosity and forethought (a mojito is both thematically and gustatorily appropriate), then you pay it forward by making a Cubano sandwich for …

Salmon Rillettes: An Easy, Elegant Hors d'Oeuvre

Several years ago, a friend and colleague gifted me a bag full of salmon heads. I realize that, to many people, this may not sound like much of a gift, but I was excitedly racing to come up with ideas for what to do with them. Before I settled on an answer, my friend said, "You should make …

Seafood

How to Make Tex-Mex-Style Soft and Chewy Flour Tortillas

I've spent a lot of time in Texas, and it has left me with a deep love for flour tortillas. I'm very particular about them: I don't just want the very best flour tortillas, I want the right ones for the job. In my eyes, there are two overarching categories, and which one you use depends on what …

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

The Food Lab: How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Back when I was a lowly line cook at a fancy-pants restaurant in Boston, as the new guy,* it was my job to wake my butt up at the crack of dawn to come in early and prep breakfast whenever …

You Should Really Be Pickling Your French Fries and We're Not Kidding

We know, it sounds crazy. But you should really be pickling your french fries. Let us explain…<p>Okay, we know what you're thinking: <i>Why would I go through all the trouble to slice, pickle, then deep-fry my own French fries?</i> Because they're absolutely delicious, that's why. If you like salt-and-vinegar …

French Fries

Keemala Resort | Phucket Thailand

Located in an isolated woodland/hillside location just 40 min from Phuket, lays one of the most highly anticipated resorts to open this year, the …

Your Beer and Cheese Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>"If I were to say, 'Fill in the blank: Cheese and ______', most people would say 'crackers' right away. Well, beer is made from the same ingredients as crackers (plus a few extras), so to me it just makes sense to put …

Flavors

How Bad Wine Led Me to Great Shrimp Scampi

There's an apocryphal story in the opera world about a tenor, maybe in Milan, maybe in Venice, maybe in Naples, who sang an aria from <i>I Pagliacci</i>. When he finished, the audience cheered for an encore. And each time he finished, they'd cheer for it again. After he'd sung it many, many times, he …

Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Hollandaise in 2 Minutes

I'd read about hollandaise, I'd eaten hollandaise, I'd even tried to make hollandaise as a very young cook, but it wasn't until I actually had to make it for paying customers that I <i>really</i> got the hang of it. Somehow, making a couple quarts of it every single day for four months will drill it into …

17 Ways to Make Juicy, Crunchy Summer Corn Even Better

When I lived in the country, you knew it was really summer when pick-up trucks appeared by the side of the road loaded with sweet corn. The farmers would bring their extra harvest to town first thing in the morning, and it'd all be snatched up before lunchtime. Not much can beat naturally sweet, …

Cooking

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 …

Better Than Parm? Dried Olive and Miso May Be the Ultimate Pasta-Topper

I'm going to say something that might bother you, if not cause you to immediately dismiss this entire article: <b>Parmesan can be boring.</b> Let me explain. On the one hand there's nothing boring about the King of Cheeses <i>per se</i>; I love a good Parmigiano-Reggiano, with its intense nutty, funky flavor and …

Fire up the Grill for These Crispy Caramel Chicken Skewers

I'm not sure what the science is behind it, but I can tell you with certainty that food just tastes better when it's served on a stick. Chicken, especially, is a favorite for grilling up skewer-style. While my mind typically jumps straight to barbecue sauce for chicken kebabs, I have a real soft …

Cooking

Make Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi in Less Time Than it Takes to Cook Dried Pasta

I love gnocchi. At least, I love the gnocchi in my mind. Light, pillowy, flavor-packed, they're the perfect vessel for turning a good red sauce into a full-fledged meal. In reality, more often than not they're leaden, dense, mushy, or dull. And it's all the fault of the potato.<p>For years I worked at …

Toyota Fj Restorations | By Fj Company

The iconic Toyota FJ holds a very special place in the heart of auto enthusiasts across the world, it is rough and tough, yet classic and cool. FJ …

Engines

Ragú Napoletano (Neapolitan-Style Italian Meat Sauce with Pork, Beef, and Sausage) Recipe

If you were to pick a president and <i>el tigre numero uno</i> of the ragù world, it'd be <i>ragù Napoletano</i>, a meaty stew with big chunks of beef, pork, and sausages simmered until fall-apart tender in a rich tomato sauce flavored with wine, onions, garlic, basil, and plenty of good Southern Italian olive …

Cooking

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

Interior Design

How to Make the Juiciest Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops.<p>A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter? This is the kind of weeknight-friendly comfort food recipe you’ll want to have on hand." Start …

Cooking

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>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. It's the perfect midnight snack or soup-dipper. It's great for kids, but is never …

Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe - How to Make Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

The Most Popular Recipes of 2014

2014 was a stellar year for recipes here at Serious Eats. We're talking an epic series on waffling...just about everything, ridiculously gorgeous crown roast rack of lamb, and a massive collection of some of the best vegan food you'll ever eat. Out of the hundreds of recipes we brought to you over …

The Year In NYC Dining: Hottest Restaurants, Trends & More

The Best Slow-Cooked Bolognese Sauce Recipe

When it comes to meat sauces, <i>ragù bolognese</i> is the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. To arrive at this version, I started with Barbara Lynch's great recipe, adding a few tweaks here and there to enhance meatiness and texture (hello, pancetta, gelatin, and fish sauce!) and employing a …

Side Dish and Salad Recipes

• Thanksgiving• <b><br>Side Dishes</b><p>No matter how perfect that turkey turns out, we always look forward to the accompaniments most of all: savory stuffing, creamy green bean casserole, rich gravy, tangy cranberry sauce...yeah, we could keep going. Here are all the side dishes, salads, soups, and breads, both …

Cooking

The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every online food recipe trend has its watershed moment, the point at which it goes from being a fun project to going full-on viral. It's usually when bacon gets added to it. It's the moment when every blog and Instagram feed is so saturated with it that even …

16 Baked Dinner Recipes With 10 Ingredients or Less

From when we grab our morning coffee until the time we walk through our front door again, we are always on the go. Alwayyyyys. In the hustle and bustle of everything, it’s so easy to skip over a planned dinner or order takeout. Frozen meals and processed food no more. We bring you 16 baked dinners …

Cooking

TASTE | TASTE

Nachos with All the Fixings

12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Layering the chips and fillings is key for an optimal cheese-to-crunch ratio.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 9-ounce bags tortilla chips<p>Beer-Braised Carnitas (click recipe)<p>2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed<p>1 large white …

Nachos