Joshua Basner

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Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Makes 12 Servings<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>3 cups tequila blanco<p>1 1/4 cups lemon juice<p>1 1/4 cup lime juice<p>1/2 cup triple sec<p>1 jalapeño, halved lengthwise<p>Lime wedges, kosher salt, cucumber slices, and jalapeño slices, for serving<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring sugar and 1/3 cup water to a …

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Spicy, Spiked Hot Chocolate Is All Grown Up

Classic hot chocolate is steeped with ancho chile and a cinnamon stick, then spiked with anise liqueur for a darkly delicious winter cocktail.<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, “The Happy Hour.” It’s Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>Let's pour one out to a forgotten figure of childhood lore, …

Poached Salmon With Dill Horseradish Sauce

Sometimes a simple piece of poached fish and a light salad can make the perfect quick dinner. Salmon is a great fish to poach: it's flavorful and fatty and holds up well in an easy simmer with some aromatics and white wine. A cold sauce with assertive flavors of dill and horseradish alongside takes …

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Baked Eggs With Mushrooms, Cheddar, and Ham<br>• Curried Lentil Soup With Savory Sweet Potato Fritters<p>Appetizers and Sides<p>Fried Green Plantains (Patacones) With Guacamole<br>• Raspberry Lime Chia Jam<br>• Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup With Crispy Shiitake Chips<p>Mains<p>Slow Cooker Italian Sausage Meatballs With …

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Salmon with Honey-Coriander Glaze

A salty-sweet blend of honey, soy sauce, and coriander adds Asian flavor to salmon.

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Magnetic Periodic Table of Herbs & Spices!

How do you organize your dried herbs and spices? In a drawer? On the wall? We're always so impressed when our readers send in their own …

Using Chinese Medicine to Relieve Anxiety

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America, affecting over 40 million …

A World Map of Flavors – 36 Regions, 36 Herb and Spice Combinations

Inspired by The 4-Hour Chef, the friendly folks over at the startup Maptia (launching soon) have created this fun typographic map of flavors from …

Why spices are hot (and are less condiment than art form)

When my son Leo brought home the game Spice Navigator from his classroom a few years ago, I was excited. On a board printed with an antiquated map of Europe, Asia and Africa, we would race our merchant ships in and out of key ports, identifying and earning required spices by smell alone. Leo was …

Why Turmeric Might Just Be The Healthiest Spice Of All Time

<i>Dr. Frank Lipman is an integrative and functional medicine physician, founder of Eleven Eleven Wellness in NYC, and the creator of Be Well By Dr.</i> …

The Ultimate Guide To Spices

Pepper may be the only one you're used to, but we've got the specifics on more spices, and spice blends, to flavor healthy meals from breakfast to dessert.<p>Read more on Greatist

One Pot Wonders: Pork Chops with Fresh Peaches and Basil

I'm minorly obsessed with this dish—granted more so with the peaches than anything else, but that might be because I've loved soft, sweet peaches since I was a kid. I think it was the Del Monte brand of canned peaches in syrup that I would always crack open, pour into a bowl and eat plain, or top …

Taiwan Eats: Braised Eggplant with Garlic and Basil

Braising eggplant until just soft and thoroughly flavored is not a common technique in Western-style cooking routines. But in Asia, where eggplant varieties tend toward long and slender shapes like zucchini, it's ubiquitous, often featured in stir-fries and curries. A typical Sichuan braised …

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41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

America in the 1970s: The Pacific Northwest

Day 5 of Documerica Week on In Focus, featuring regions of the U.S. covered by the photographers of the Documerica Project in the early 1970s. In our final photo essay, we visit the northwestern states of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, during a heightened energy crisis that left gas pumps empty …