Jose Villarreal

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The Sides of March (or, 12 Sides for the Ides)

"Beware the ides of March," said the soothsayer to Julius Caesar, and indeed, Caesar was assassinated on March 15. (R.I.P.)<p>"Prepare the sides of March!" we say, more cheerfully. Besides, the type of guy who overthrows republics and leads empires would probably smile on you eating a salad in his …

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How to Make Crème Brûlée

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Grab</i> …

Website of the Day: The Food Porn Index

Here's a new website that tracks how many food porn social media pictures are tagged with various vegetables. While the <b>Food Porn Index</b> may sound part of <i>Portlandia's</i> celery sketch, it is a real website was created by <b>Bolthouse Farms</b>, producers of juices and smoothies. According to the website, the …

35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

Lentil, Avocado, and Farro Salad

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A trick for cooking farro on a weeknight -- and a salad to make with it.</i><p>Usually I walk the center aisles of the grocery store with a glazed look, passing by most of …

Military Researchers Create Pizza That Stays Fresh For Three Years

If you've ever been to college, you know that pizza left out all night is still fairly edible the next morning (so long as you are hung over.) The …

Live Every Night Like It's Wing Night

A garlicky, spicy peanut sauce is the perfect dip for chicken wings that are actually healthy.<p>GUYS! We have great news. Chicken wings don't have to be deep-fried to be delicious. We're serious—we can prove it.<p>The proof is in the peanut butter, specifically in this chile-inflected, garlicky peanut …

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Nuclear Fusion Just Got a Little Closer to Becoming a Reality

When physicists first split the atom in 1938, in the process known as nuclear fission, the feat led very quickly to the bombs that destroyed …

14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

Meat Sauce Recipe - Pasta Sauce - Sunday Sauce - Red Sauce

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 …

Yucatecan Pickled Red Onions (Escabeche De Cebolla)

In a bowl, toss salt and onion together; let sit until onion releases some of its liquid, about 15 minutes. Transfer to jar along with peppercorns, …

Skip Ordering Takeout and Make These Chicken Tacos Instead!

For an excuse-proof plan to avoid ordering takeout, make the mango salsa ahead of time, buy pre-shredded cabbage, and put the chicken in the fridge to marinate the night before. With a little bit of prep work, home-cooked dinner has never been quicker!<p>Charred Chicken Avocado Tacos<p>2 boneless, …

3 Exciting Ways To Add Whole Grains To Your Breakfast

Spoiler alert: None of them are watery oatmeal from Starbucks on the way to work ... again.<p><b>How to Make California Barley Bowl with Lemony Yogurt Sauce</b><p>SERVES 2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1/2 cups / 255 g cooked barley, still warm<p>1 cup / 55 g bean sprouts, any variety (here, mung bean sprouts)<p>1/3 cup / 60 g crumbled …

Top 10 Molecular Gastronomy Restaurants in the U.S.

Bringing modern science into the kitchen, molecular gastronomy uses avant-garde cooking techniques and equipment to transform flavors and presentations. Examples include deconstructions, foams and "caviars" composed of reductions that have been converted into textural dollops with tapioca-like …

Mission Cantina: Danny Bowien's Foray Into Mexican Falls Short

GalleryMission Cantina: Danny Bowien's Foray Into Mexican Falls Short<p>Mission Cantina<p>172 Orchard Street (at Stanton; map), New York, NY 10002; 212-254-2233; missioncantinanyc.com<b><br>Setting:</b> Small but airy with lots of neon, but more spacious than Mission Chinese<b><br>Must-Haves:</b> Rotisserie chicken, chicken …

The Food Lab: How to Roast Fall and Winter Vegetables

I associate different appliances with different times of the year. The vacuum cleaner comes out in the summer as the dogs start to shed their fall coats. (Ironically, the vacuum cleaner <i>also</i> comes out around November when my building decides to kick in its …

How Tomatoes Became Vegetables; Underwear or Hummus?

A roundup of food news from around the internet on December 30, 2013<p><i>It’s the afternoon, and you deserve a break. Sit back, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy these food stories from around the Internet.</i><p><b>The Links</b> It's well known that tomatoes are actually fruits, not vegetables—and yet in America we …

The 8 Nerdiest Food Articles of 2013

<i>This week, we're rounding up our favorite things of 2013: the prettiest, the funniest, and the nerdiest things on the internet this year.</i><p><i>Today: Curl up on the couch: here are our 8 favorite food geek reads this year.</i><p>In the end, after the roasts are out of the oven, the potatoes are mashed, the …

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