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Every Small Town Should Have a Hot Cheese Sandwich Joint

No, not a grilled cheese—this salty, gooey cheese spread on a bun, hot dog, or french fries only comes from one small town, and Graham's is the place …

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How To Make Greek Egg and Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)

Almost every culture has a homey version of chicken soup to comfort the sick or the soul weary, or to stave off the chill of cold weather, but the …

Pasta

Know How to Make These 6 Chinese Sauces, Make *Any* Dish More Flavorful

To try reducing the myriad sauces of China to a few representatives is an exercise in futility. There are just too many to choose from, for China is as big and as complex as Europe, with thousands of years of culinary experience under its belt. In other words, <b>Chinese sauces go way beyond soy; think</b> …

Chinese Food

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings Recipe | Recipe

These salted egg yolk chicken wings are a real treat! Choose the saltiest eggs you can find—the taste will rise above the other flavors, even when …

Cooking

How to Make Pork Rillettes: Party Food That's Fancy and Easy

There was a period in my life when I spent a lot of time catering fancy parties, which meant I spent a lot of time cooking hundreds of portions of teeny-tiny hors d'oeuvres. Pork <i>rillettes</i>—a creamy spread from France—were a godsend in those situations. They're cheap, they're delicious, they sound …

Cooking

Jamie Oliver’s Chicken in Milk Recipe

Gentl and Hyers for The New York Times. Food stylist: Maggie Ruggiero. Prop stylist: Amy Wilson.<p>The British chef and cooking star Jamie Oliver once called this recipe, which is based on a classic Italian one for pork in milk, “a slightly odd but really fantastic combination that must be tried.” …

Jamie Oliver

Broiled Red Snapper with Za'atar Salsa Verde

Za'atar's depth backs up the freshness of parsley and cilantro in this Middle Eastern riff on a classic salsa verde.<p>Ingredients<p>4 servings<p>2 tablespoons pine nuts<br>• 4 6-ounce skin-on, boneless red snapper fillets, patted dry<br>• Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<br>• ½ teaspoon ground coriander<br>• 4 tablespoons plus …

Seafood

The Canal House Perfect Bite: Fry Your Morel Mushrooms for a Crisp Snack or Side

We trust our own mushroom-foraging acumen when we're hunting for chanterelles midsummer through early fall. But in the spring, once the snow has melted and warm days have returned, we rely on our mushroom purveyor to find us fresh wild morels—harbingers of the vernal season. They are mysterious and …

Vegetarian Food

Mustard-Chive Vinaigrette

Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1/4 …

Potato Nests with Peas, Ham and Cream Cheese

Special equipment: one 12-cup mini muffin tin and one 24-cup mini muffin tin<p>Position two racks in the top and bottom thirds of the oven and preheat …

Baking

Smoked Trout Pâté

The French seem able to turn just about anything into a delectable spread, and this is the easiest one I know. Smoked salmon could be used instead of …

Seafood

Pizza Fritta Is the Fried Calzone America Has Been Waiting For

One of Italy’s best pizzaioli opens in NYC this week<p>The number of Italian pizzaioli coming to America has reached critical mass with this latest addition: Acclaimed Naples pizza maker <b>Gino Sorbillo</b> is setting up shop in the United States. Sorbillo, famous in Italy as much for his pizza as for …

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Chicken Recipes

Oatmeal Sri Lankan Hoppers

These hoppers - Sri Lankan pancakes, cooked in a bowl shaped pan with an egg - are a great breakfast or brunch dish, especially when made with oat …

Breakfast

The Best Tahini Sauce Will Always Be Homemade

There’s a difference between tahini (sesame paste sold in jars) and tahini sauce (a mixture of tahini, lemon, and garlic). The paste is a great base …

Breakfast

Marinara and Anchovy Pizza

Place your stone on the lowest shelf of your oven, then turn your oven to its highest temperature. Most ovens go to 500°F (260°C) and some to 550°F …

Just Whip Your Tahini, Then Put It On Everything

It's the easiest way to make you want to eat your veggies.<p>When a chef tells you they’ve found a great recipe, one that makes a sauce they want to put on everything, you pay attention. That’s just what happened when we flipped through Ashley Christensen’s beautiful cookbook Poole’s: Recipes and …

Recipes

This Vegan Fish Sauce Will Change the Way You Cook Forever

Fish sauce. A pungent, smelly, salty sauce made from fermented anchovies. Without it, Thai cuisine just wouldn’t be the same. Unfortunately, if …

Vegan

Egg yolk dim sum

The Food Lab: How to Make Japanese Katsu at Home

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If you weren't familiar with Japanese cuisine, you might not think there was anything particularly Japanese about <i>katsu</i>, a simple dish of breaded and fried cutlets. But if you've ever been in a Japanese shopping mall food court, you've seen that, just like pizza in …

BBQ

Prepare Yourself, This Is a Fondue-Inspired Cheese Babka

<i>For this year's Readers' Choice Week, we asked our readers to prove their cooking prowess by sharing their best recipes with us—and dang, you guys are good. These are the five winning recipes—and the story behind the cooks who created them. Today, Kathleen Silverfield shares her recipe for fondue</i> …

Foodies

If You Love Spanakopita, You Should Really Try Tiropita

Spanakopita is always a must-order for me whenever I visit a Greek restaurant. I love the way the salty, briny feta plays off the green, …

Italian Easter Pie (Pizza Gain, a.k.a. Pizza Rustica)

A.k.a. pizza rustica and pizza chiena, this Italian classic calls for a whopping 18 eggs and two pounds of charcuterie, and we're in love<p>Make the …

Baking

Mama Kaye's Salmon Breakfast Croquettes

Mix the salmon, eggs, mashed potatoes, onion and garlic in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the flour to hold the mixture …

Seafood

If Eating Spicy Foods Makes You High on Life, You Must Try This Recipe

The Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar (formerly Burma) borders India, Bangladesh, China, Laos, and Thailand, serving as a melting pot of cuisines, spices, and unique flavors. If a trip to Myanmar isn't in your near future, you can at least have a taste of the cuisine thanks to the new cookbook <b>Burma</b> …

Chicken Recipes

An Italian Easter recipe: spinach, herb and ricotta pie

This magnificent Ligurian dish is a pastry tomb of eggs amid spinach, herbs and ricotta, embodying the spirit of Easter in Italy<p>One Easter, when I was 11 years old, I carefully stained both marzipan and my hands in orange, green and red, shaping my own oranges, apples and pears, with cloves …

Baking

Baron Bagels Recipe

Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon/3 grams active dry yeast<br>• 5 cups/600 grams bread flour<br>• 3 tablespoons/54 grams sea salt, divided<br>• 1 tablespoon/8 grams diastatic malt powder<br>• 2 tablespoons/40 grams baking soda<br>• ¼ cup poppy seeds, optional<br>• ¼ cup sesame seeds, optional<p>Preparation<p>Put the yeast in the bowl of a standing …

Baking

Deep Fried Chicken & Waffle Nuggets Are The Tastiest Poppers Ever Made

<b>In the food world, there exists a dish that's nearly perfect. Combining one the greatest breakfast foods with one of the tastiest dinners</b>. I'm …

Classics Revisited: Game Bird at the Stafford Hotel

“Hidden gem” is a restaurant cliché but The Stafford Hotel, at the dead end of a St James’s cul-de-sac, is a genuine diamond. The easiest way to find it is by ducking into Blue Ball Yard, a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it mews off St James’s Street where martini nirvana awaits in the shape of the hotel’s …

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