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Goat Cheese Cheesecake With Fig Jam Recipe

Serving tiny wedges of this cheesecake is an elegant and very grown up way to end a dinner party or holiday meal. The cheesecake is meant to taste like an ultra-creamy goat cheese, with a boost of salt and flavor from the almond flour crust, which also makes the dessert gluten-free. The fig jam …

Crispy, Shredded Cuban Beef With Pan-Fried Onions and Plantains Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Beef and Onions:</b>2 medium onions, peeled, divided2 1/2 pounds flank steak2 carrots, peeled and cut into chunks2 celery stalks, cut into chunks6 cloves garlic, divided2 bay leavesOne quarter cup fresh-squeezed lime juiceOne quarter cup fresh-squeezed lemon …

Equinox Recipe

Kevin Martin's Equinox has become a favorite at Boston's Eastern Standard—it offers an autumnal twist on the classic sour. With apple-based Calvados, a savory spiced syrup, and that lemony kick, it's sure to be a home standard, too.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Lizz Schumer is a writer, editor, photographer …

Kimchi Fried Rice with Sautéed Squid and a Poached Egg Recipe

Adding the liquid from the kimchi jar when you make kimchi fried rice makes all the difference.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons canola oil, divided1 pound squid bodies, cleaned, cut into bite-sized pieces1 cup kimchi, chopped1/4 cup kimchi juice1/4 cup water1 tablespoon gochujang …

An Easy Thanksgiving Menu for Two

For the last 15 years or so, I've been more likely to stuff a suitcase than a turkey come Thanksgiving. I've flown west from the East Coast to gather with my family, flown east from the West Coast to celebrate with my husband's clan, gotten delayed in Houston (ugh) and Chicago (treacherous) and …

Turkey Paitan Ramen With Crispy Turkey and Soft-Cooked Egg Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 pounds turkey backs and wings or leftover roasted turkey bones and carcass, roughly chopped with a cleaver or a heavy …

Quince Alexander Recipe

Reconsider cream-based cocktails with this lightened and brightened up version of the classic Brandy Alexander.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 ounce homemade quince syrup1 ounce brandy1 ounce heavy cream1 barspoon FrangelicoFreshly grated nutmeg, for garnish<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Fill a cocktail shaker with …

Cinnamon Sugar Scones

Clever folds in the dough hide pockets of cinnamon and sugar in these simple, lightly sweet scones from <i>One Bowl Baking</i>. Top with your favorite jam, clotted cream, or nothing at all.<p>Excerpted from One Bowl Baking by Yvonne Ruperti. Copyright © 2013.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>Scone Batter</b>1 3/4 …

Pumpkin Roll With White Chocolate Cream Cheese Recipe

Creamy white chocolate lemon cream cheese fills a moist spiced pumpkin cake. The pretty presentation makes it perfect for the holidays.<p><b>Notes:</b> My apologies for all of the 1/8 teaspoon amounts—I was cutting back a large recipe. If the finished log isn't as tight as you'd like it, or has cracks, chill …

Bhakri (Indian Unleavened Rice Bread) Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients21/4 cups rice flour (divided)1 cup waterKosher salt<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Combine 2 cups rice flour, water, and salt, and knead, …

Pumpkin Custard With Cookie Crumble Recipe

Invert your pumpkin pie this year by topping pumpkin pie filling with a ginger cookie crumble.<p><b>Note:</b> I used about 3/4th of a 29-ounce can of 100% pumpkin puree. For the cookie crumble, I used one 5.25 ounce package of Ana's Ginger Thins. Do not crush the cookies too finely—you want them to be in …

Ancho-Rubbed Bison Tenderloin With Spicy Cilantro Sauce Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If bison is unavailable, this recipe will work with a beef tenderloin as well.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Bison:</b>1 tablespoon brown …

White Chocolate Bread Pudding with White Chocolate Sauce

A double dose of white chocolate goes into this bread pudding from<i>One Bowl Baking</i>: first, it's folded into the custard base, and next, it's melted and mixed with heavy cream to make a sauce. The smooth white chocolate contrasts beautifully with chewy chunks of baguette. Simply sublime.<p>Excerpted …

Apple Brandy Doughnut Holes Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Apple Brandy Doughnuts</b>:1/2 cup apple cider1 apple, grated ( about 1/2 cup)2 tablespoons brandy3 1/4 cups …

Hasselback Potato Gratin Recipe

Combine a potato gratin with Hasselback roast potatoes for the ultimate creamy-in-the-middle, crispy-on-top casserole.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>2-Quart Glass Baking Dish<p>$14.99 from Amazon<p>OXO Good Grips Hand-Held Mandoline Slicer<p>$14.99 from Amazon<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 ounces …

Easy Roasted Mushrooms Recipe

Let's face it: Raw mushrooms are bland, and having those raw slices added to my salads as a kid was part of the reason I grew up really disliking them. The other reason is that, when not properly roasted, they can be, well, slimy. A properly roasted mushroom, on the other hand, is meaty, intense, …

Classic Pork Gyoza From 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Japanese gyoza dumplings are the perfect nibble: great on their own, but made even better with a cold beer. The classic pork gyoza recipe in <b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking</i>, is a fine example of the form. They fill the wrappers with a piquant mixture of ground pork, …

Vegetable Tempura From 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Tempura is likely the most familiar dish in <b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking</i>. Heck, we even have several tempura recipes already on our website. So why this new recipe? Instead of relying on secret ingredients to keep the batter from turning glutenous, Ono and Salat …

Tempura Dipping Sauce (Ten Tsuyu) From 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Use this dipping sauce for <b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat's</b> vegetable tempura in their new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking</i>.<p>Reprinted with permission from <i>Japanese Soul Cooking: Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More from the Streets of Tokyo and Beyond</i> by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat. Copyright 2013. …

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones Recipe

These spicy pumpkin scones are glazed with a vanilla glaze and then drizzled with a pumpkin glaze. The glazes, while tasty and pretty, can be omitted. When selecting the canned pumpkin for this recipe, be sure to use pumpkin purée and not pumpkin pie filling.<p>Recipe adapted from Iowa Girl Eats.<p>Every …

Drizzled Gingerbread Scones Recipe

These scones are like a delicious spiced molasses gingerbread cookie in scone form. Not too sweet and perfect with the drizzled icing or a pat of cream cheese.<p><b>Notes:</b> A handheld pastry blender makes it easy to cut in butter by hand. You can find it in your local kitchen shops or online here. If you …

Osaka-Style Okonomiyaki From 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Okonomiyaki are Japanese pancakes, but they're nothing like American flapjacks. Think scallion pancakes, but add cabbage, pork, bonito, nori, fried eggs, and even mayonnaise. The name, loosely translated, means "what you like, cooked," so expect anything and everything when you hear</b> …

Sparkling and Spiced Citrus Sangria Recipe

Tangerines and kumquats are highlighted in this wintry sangria, balanced by tart cranberries and the earthy, sharp flavors of ginger and black pepper. Pavan, a French liqueur made with muscat grapes and orange blossoms, adds a gently floral sweetness.<p>Shrub and Co. Ginger Shrub is available online …

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) from 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Oyakodon is a classic form of Japanese rice bowl dishes called donburi. <i>Oyako</i> means "parent and child," which is represented by chicken and egg. <b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat's</b> version in their new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking</i>, is at once delicate and comforting. They begin by simmering boneless …

Kamo Nanban Soba From 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

<b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat</b> proclaim that this duck and soba dish in their new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking</i>, is one of their favorites. What's not to like? Hot soba noodles are served in a warm dashi and soy broth with slivers of perfectly cooked duck breast and green onions fried in duck fat. A …

Kaeshi From 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Kaeshi is used as a flavoring for soba broth. Use it in <b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat</b>'s Kamo Nanban Soba from their new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking.</i><p>Reprinted with permission from <i>Japanese Soul Cooking: Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More from the Streets of Tokyo and Beyond</i> by Tadashi Ono and Harris …

Boozy Eggnog Cake Recipe

Eggnog lovers alert: this is like a slice of eggnog in cake form. Booze up the homemade eggnog to your liking.<p><b>Notes:</b>Cook the eggnog sauce like a creme anglaise—until the mixture lightly coats the back of a spoon. When you draw a line across the spoon, the line should stay. Avoid boiling or the eggs …

All-Purpose Apple Butter Recipe

A basic fruit butter recipe that will work with apples, stone fruits, or pears. Though it might seem unnecessary, having a splatter shield (like you might otherwise use for frying) is a must for this recipe. As the fruit puree reduces it burps and bubbles and can either burn you or coat your stove …

The Portland 75 Recipe

This new twist on a French 75 evokes the scent of an Oregon forest.<p>We love Bugey Cerdon (such as the one from Patrick Bottex) for its full, rich flavor in this drink, but you can use any sparkling rosé. For the gin, we recommend St. George Botanivore or Heritage Distillery Crisp Gin. Clear Creek …

Malted Hazelnut Meringue Torte Recipe

Crunchy, delicate layers of malted hazelnut meringue form the "cake" layers of this decadent dessert. For gluten-free just omit the malt.<p><b>Notes:</b> Make sure to start your meringue in a clean, dry bowl. An alternative to piping the meringue is to divide the meringue between the 4 circles, then gently …