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The Japanese Breakfast You Can Actually Make on a Weekday Morning

A breakfast bowl worth making every morning, because the Japanese always seem to do it better.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>I only justified …

Breakfast

Can We Have This Ground Chicken Larb for Dinner Every Night?

This 30-minute larb is crunchy, salty, spicy, and everything we want to eat tonight.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>I'm a fan of anything …

Recipes

Sink Or Swim: Poems On The Existential Terror Of Everyday Life

John Koethe is not a hip new poet writing about hip new things, but, at 70, he's deeply worth reading. His tenth collection takes its title—and the title of one of its best poems—from the seminal John Cheever story about a suburban man who decides to get home one day by swimming through his …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Spices

Call for entries to Lighthouse Sea Hotel competition 2016

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> entries are open for architects and designers to submit proposals for the renovation of an abandoned lighthouse in Sicily.<p>Organised …

Make this Toast for Breakfast Because You Are Fancy and Fabulous

This is the fanciest toast in all the land. And you deserve it.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something</i> …

Breakfast

Architects embrace "the beginning of the timber age"

Wood is taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, with architects praising its sustainability, …

Architecture

FT Architects' 4 Columns house features a traditional timber frame and minimal interior

A traditional Japanese construction method was used for this house in Tokyo, which features four wooden columns arranged in a square to support the …

Corn-Jalapeño Fritters

4 Servings<p>Never met a corn fritter recipe we didn’t like, and we love this one.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>2 cups fresh corn kernels<p>1 scallion, thinly sliced<p>½ jalapeño, seeded, …

Recipes

House in Ikoma has a central void that stretches all the way up to its pitched roof

The internal spaces of this house in the Japanese city of Ikoma are arranged around a full-height void that incorporates the staircase (+ …

Measured Architecture clads a Vancouver home in wood-textured concrete

Measured Architecture has completed a family residence in Vancouver that features an exterior made from blackened steel and wood-marked concrete (+ …

Fabrication

Articles about jonathan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though I've become quite fond of them, I don't quite know what to make of Jonathan Adler's pair of tabletop cetaceans.<p>Taxidermy as design device is a loaded topic, one that we’ve lately explored in print and online.<p>Calling all Upper West Siders: no longer any need to travel to Soho, the village or …

How to Make Matcha, Japanese Green Tea, Step by Step

The ritual of making this fine-powdered green tea is a calming way to get your caffeine fix. Here's how to do it, with step-by-step instructions<p><b>Matcha</b>: The Japanese green tea that packs a considerable amount of caffeine <i>and</i> offers a calming sense of ritual. You don't steep this tea—it's <i>gyokuro</i> green …

Tea

Charred and Raw Corn with Chile and Cheese

4 Servings<p>All the flavors of a Mexican grilled corn on the cob, now in a convenient, tossed-together form.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ears of corn, husked<p>1 large shallot, thinly sliced into rings<p>½ red chile (such as Holland or Fresno), with seeds, thinly sliced into rings<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>Kosher …

Recipes

Grilled Scallops with Lemony Salsa Verde

4 Servings<p>Choose scallops that are “dry” (not stored in liquid preservatives). Larger is better; small ones could overcook before browning. Make sure to coat them thoroughly in oil before grilling so they don’t stick to the grate.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for …

Seafood

Saving Southern Cuisine's Most Delicious Endangered Ingredients

We spoke with professor David S. Shields, author of Southern Provisions, a book detailing efforts to revive Southern cuisine's most delicious extinct fruits, vegetables, and grains.<p>Ever heard of Purple Ribbon Sugarcane or the Carolina African peanut? We hadn't either. And how could we? There are …

Pork Soup Dumplings

Makes about 48<p>There's an art to eating pork soup dumplings: Nibble a bite, cautiously slurp the soup, then eat the rest. Check out the step-by-step process here and a video here.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soup<p>½ lb. pork skin, cut in half<p>1 lb. pork bones<p>1 pig's foot<p>3 scallions, cut into 1" pieces<p>1 3" …

Food & Dining

Grill Like Pok Pok's Andy Ricker With Thaan Charcoal

This charcoal is better for the environment, better for you, and burns hot.<p>The struggle began with mesquite. "We were with it for a long time," says <b>Andy Ricker</b>, who burns through his fair share of charcoal at his Pok Pok restaurants, "but that was problematic: It's very unhealthy to work with and a …

Drink Up! 12 Refreshing, Homemade Soda Recipes to Get Your Bubble Fix

Mix up one of these refreshing homemade sodas and we bet you'll never crave the canned stuff again.<p><b>When we crave something cold,</b> bubbly, and PG-13, we make a glass of homemade soda to get our bubble fix. We bet you'll never crave the canned stuff again.

Homemade

Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

As we reported earlier this month, a fascinating project called Blue Zones is documenting and disseminating the lifestyle secrets of the communities with the highest concentrations of centenarians in the world.<p>The people in these five regions in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the U.S. that live to …

Eat the World (Yes, the Entire World) Along Atlanta's Buford Highway

Where to find Atlanta's best dim sum, tacos, and pho.<p>Everything I know about ethnic food, I learned on Atlanta’s <b>Buford Highway</b>. I learned how to eat Shanghai-style soup dumplings (bite off the little knot and slurp). I learned that a deeply flavorful, clean-tasting broth is the key to incredible …

'The Birth of Sake,' the Beautiful New Documentary About the Endangered Art of Making Sake by Hand

We're loving the Birth of Sake, the new food documentary about the art of making rice wine.<p><b>Toji</b> ("Toji-san") <b>Yamamoto</b> has dedicated his life to brewing sake by hand. At 68 years young, he's the brewmaster at <b>Yoshida Brewery</b> in Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture. It's 144 years old and one of only a handful …

5 Indie Food Mags We Love (And You Should Too)

We're in a golden age for indie food magazines. Here are five of our favorites.<p>We're in a golden age of independent food magazines, and the section of our bookshelf dedicated to them runneth over. At the Foodieodicals event—part of the annual Food Book Fair in Brooklyn this April 10-12—indie food …

Slow Cookers

How to Make a Perfect Frittata: Rules to Follow and Mistakes to Avoid

A custardy, perfectly-cooked frittata is easier to cook than you think—just don't make these mistakes.<p>A well-made frittata is one of the world's most perfect foods. It's cheap, quick-cooking, and an efficient vehicle for leftovers—not to mention equally delicious at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. …

Breakfast

Rhubarb Shortcakes

8 Servings<p>Remember the color of the stalks, which can range from pale pink to deep red, will affect the color of the filling. Choose dark-red stalks for a vibrant hue.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Rhubarb<p>2 pounds rhubarb, trimmed, sliced 1-inch thick<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/2 cup red wine<p>1 vanilla bean, …

Recipes

50 Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

Put the hardest working pan in your kitchen to good use.<p><b>If you want a good, hard sear on a piece of meat</b>, grab a cast iron skillet. Looking to add minerals to your food? Ditto. Just want a workhorse of a pan that will take you from fried eggs to a free-form apple galette? You know what to do. The …

Cooking

Homemade Pork Rillette: One of the Awesomest (and Easiest) Holiday Party Foods to Make

Not into giving cookies for the holidays? Give pork instead.<p>What is it about a French word that automatically makes a dish sound fancier, fussier, and harder to make than it really is? I’m thinking about <i>rillette</i> here, pork to be precise. You know, that creamy little dollop of pig spread that you’ve …

Food

Persimmon Bread

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Use very soft, ripe, heart-shaped Hachiya persimmons rather than the smaller, firmer Fuyu variety. If you can't find Hachiyas, substitute 1 cup of canned pumpkin. Stir any leftover purée into yogurt for a sweet breakfast.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 …

Among Dartmouth's Lathes And Saws, Lessons In Creativity

<i>NPR Ed this year is celebrating great teachers and exploring issues around great teaching.</i><p>When I think of really fantastic teachers in my own life, one place and one person always leaps to mind.<p>He's in a basement room full of sawdust and loud machines. He's standing at one of the long workbenches, …