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Here’s the science behind why pickle fried chicken is delicious

Chicken’s greatest power is its ability to retain flavor, which is why you should regularly prep your poultry in a savory brine. One such brine being embraced by everyone from <i>Bon Appétit</i> to KFC: pickle juice.<p>Yes, pickles have seen their share of dubious hype (see: pickle pops and pickle-juice …

Recipes

Use the Pressure Cooker to Make Full-Flavored Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup) In 30 Minutes

<i>Pho bo</i>—Vietnamese beef noodle soup—may be more popular in the states, but its cousin <i>pho ga</i>, made with chicken, is easier to make, and in my book, just as tasty. My wife and I ate bowls and bowls of the stuff on our honeymoon in Vietnam. Its rich, fat-slicked broth and clean flavors punctuated with …

Japanese Oyakodon: Chicken + Egg + 15 Minutes = Dinner

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>A couple of weeks back, I said that if ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, then <i>gyudon</i> (simmered beef and rice bowl) is its hot dog. Extending the analogy, I'd say that <i>oyakodon</i> is its pizza—if pizza were the kind of …

Recipes

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Barbecue Pork Ribs

The timing and temperature suggestions in this guide, as well as all the FAQs and basic instructions, are part of our 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 this …

Grill Your Scallion Pancakes

I've experienced very few truly magical moments in my food life. There was that time when I walked into one of the fanciest restaurants in Boston with no resume and less experience and somehow landed a job. Or that time when Jacques Pépin, <i>finally</i> remembered my name after after the 7th time I met …

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

The Shortcut Jam That’ll Have You Gifting Jars to Everyone

When I lived in New York's Hudson Valley, my perfect summer day included hitting up my favorite farm stand and collecting all kinds of fruit, so I could take it back to my tiny little apartment and turn it into jam. Marisa McClellan’s blog Food in Jars was my bible, and I owned every annual copy of …

Hudson Valley

Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos Recipe

"This recipe was handed down to me by a Korean friend. So full of flavor! I wanted to share it with you all. I did tweak it a little to add more …

Recipes

When Chorizo and Elote Meet Pulled Pork and Coleslaw: The Glory of A Mexican-Barbecue Fusion

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'd never turn my nose up at some classic barbecue pulled pork, but my true pig-eating allegiance lies south of the border with Mexican chorizo, the heavily spiced and insanely delicious sausages. Since I like to …

Cooking

This Is The Secret To Perfectly Chewy Rice Krispies Squares

Growing up, Rice Krispies squares were the treat most often found in our cupboard. Because they are (usually) gluten-free and easy to make, we'd …

Dessert

1 Classic Panna Cotta, Endless Variations

<i>Panna cotta</i> is one of my absolute favorite desserts; it's a light and simple canvas for all kinds of seasonal fruit, and unbelievably easy to customize by steeping the milk and cream with split vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, peach pits, citrus zest, dried lavender, aromatic herbs, or even …

Dessert

A Ganache-y Pound Cake for All You Eclair Lovers Out There

Selecting a pastry from the bakery case felt like an awesome responsibility as a child. I did not take this task lightly, carefully eyeing the frosted cupcakes and the craggy-topped muffins and the gooey chocolate cookies. No amateur in the sugar realm, I’d skip past the biscotti and other …

Dessert

Japanese Mashed Potatoes: The Potato Salad Winning Our Cookouts Right Now

Call me weird, but I have a thing for tangy, vinegar-laced Japanese mashed potatoes.<p>Yes, you read that right. My favorite mashed potatoes aren’t that luxuriously silky <i>pomme purée</i>, which, in all its artery-clogging half-pound-of-butter-per-pound-of-potato, is often lauded as the pinnacle of mash. …

Potatoes

Roti Is the King of All Indian Breads

I’d choose it over naan any day of the week.<p><i>Priya Krishna’s cookbook</i> Indian-ish, <i>documenting her journey of learning to make the distinct, hybridized cuisine of her chic, extremely skilled-in-the-kitchen mom, Ritu, will be out from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in spring 2019.</i><p>Naan (<i>not</i> naan bread—please …

Bread

These Metal Nesting Bowls Are a Kitchen Prep Lifesaver

By Emma Wartzman<p>And I can give you about 100 other reasons why you should buy them. (Okay, five other reasons, but still.)<p>When I was little I had a set of Russian nesting dolls that I would stack and unstack with all the care in the world, truly delighted by how perfectly they fit together. Now, at …

Stainless Steel

This Will Make Store-Bought Tomato Sauce Taste So Much Better

Homemade tomato sauce is a wonderful thing, but it’s not always possible to whip up a batch on a busy weeknight, when dinner needs to come together …

Recipes

The Science of the Best Fresh Pasta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Guess what? If you have flour in your kitchen, you can make pasta. Right now. Got eggs, too? You have everything you need to whip up a batch of silky-smooth fettuccine. Have some cheese or vegetables lying around? You could …

Italian Food

How to Season a Cast Iron Pan (It's Easier Than You Think!)

Online forums for the cooking-obsessed are a mixed blessing. On the one hand, they can be amazing resources, full of detailed information on all sorts of topics. But they can also expose just how little agreement there often is among experts when you get down to the nitty-gritty details. I've spent …

Cast Iron Skillet

Make a Splash With Bukkake Udon (Japanese Cold Noodles With Broth)

More<p>Dinner in 20<p>The best quick and easy recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast.<p>I'm relatively confident that no English-language article has ever been written about <i>bukkake udon</i> without a joke in the opening paragraph about the name. I wish this one were different, but there's no way to …

Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>When the weather starts turning cool, it pays to keep a jar of caramel on hand. Maybe it's my professional bias, but stirred into coffee, drizzled over thick slabs of banana bread, or as a syrup for yeast-raised waffles, caramel sauce makes everything taste more …

Pressure Cooker Corn Risotto Cooks in Four Minutes, Tastes Like Summer

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>The first risotto I ever made was also the first risotto I ever tasted, and it came from the one and only <i>bam</i> man, Emeril Lagasse. The recipe was for a corn risotto with lamb shanks, but the part I was most interested in was the legendary nonstop stirring of the …

Cooking

The Statement Bathtub Color You’ll Be Surprised You Love

When imagining the ultimate bathroom design, many things come to mind: simple white tiling, a touch of pattern on the wallpaper or shower curtain, …

Interior Design

Nissan debuts pop-top and fully-electric camper vans for summer adventures

Just in time for summer road trips, Nissan has debuted two new camper vans at the Madrid Motor Show. The company showcased mod-style camper vans — …

Campers

What Cocaine And Weed Do To Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears.”<p>It’s well accepted that marijuana is associated with changes in memory, and the more you use, the more it could impede your ability to remember.<p>But “memory” is not just one thing, or one process. Some studies …

The Brain

This Is What Belly Fat Is, And How to Get Rid of It

Those might not be love handles, but they could be a warning sign.<p>A little extra belly fat may just seem like a little more to love, but that’s not …

Diabetes

Stitchbird DIY Rowboat

DIY lovers rejoice! The Stitchbird Rowboat kit contains everything you need to build your own boat in less than 3 weeks! It requires no specialist …

New Zealand

De-Stink Your Onion Hands With This Trick

So, say you're chopping a whole bunch of onions. Just a hypothetical here. The tears that accompany slicing and dicing alliums are hard enough, but to add insult to injury, the harsh onion stink clings to your hands—even after a thorough washing.<p><b>If you want a much faster way of getting rid of that</b> …

Cleaning

This Cheesy Garlic Brussels Sprout Bake Is Unreal — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

5 Times Greek Yogurt Made Salad Dressing Way More Magical

I honestly can't remember the last time my fridge was yogurt-less. Greek yogurt is great for breakfast parfaits and smoothies, and a spoonful of this …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Pan Con Tomate, the Easiest Spanish Tapa Around

<b>Edit:</b> It has been quite rightfully brought to my attention that I should mention that pan con tomate in its original for is actually a Catalonian dish, not Spanish, and that in fact, <i>pa amb tomàquet</i> is a more geo-culinarily appropriate name for the dish. Here's to the Catalan and their incredible …