In the Gumbo

By Kate Cohen | A hearty mix of recipes, cooking & food links

An Archive of 3,000 Vintage Cookbooks Lets You Travel Back Through Culinary Time

By the time I got to high school, home economics classes had fallen out of favor: the boys, of course, considered them too "girly," and the girls …

Ina Garten's Spanish Peppers Are the Perfect App

Preheat the oven to 375°F.<p>Combine the sherry and raisins in a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and simmer for 5 minutes, until most of the liquid has …

Magic Key Lime Pie

Homemade graham crackers and stovetop condensed milk give my Key lime pie a freshness you won’t find in other recipes, and a more balanced sweetness. …

Balsamic Glazed Roast Pork

1K<p>719<p>It’s been a goofy month. I don’t know if the word “goofy” exists or translates into French, but <i>c’est comme ça</i>, as they say, or “that’s how it …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for Easter lamb

Traditional roast lamb has its place, but try something new this Easter by looking to China, north Africa and Thailand for inspiration<p>Lamb, for all its associations with anchovy, rosemary, garlic and the Easter weekend, is a wonderfully non-denominational meat. As much as I thought I was going to …

Grillades and grits is a staple dish of Mardi Gras season | NOLA.com

Grits and grillades is one of those old Creole dishes that simmers in the background of New Orleans cuisine lore. All over town in the next couple of …

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Meyer-Lemon Buttermilk Tart

Ingredients<p>1¾ cups plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided<br>• 2 tablespoons semolina flour<br>• 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch, divided<br>• 1½ …

How to make your own sourdough starter

By nurturing a culture of naturally occurring bacteria and yeast, a healthy sourdough starter will leaven bread while also lending it the trademark …

Mostarda di Frutta (Spicy Mustard and Fruit Preserves)

4 green apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and cut into 1⁄2" cubes<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed …

In Search of Ragu

On the hunt for Italy’s greatest plate of pasta.<p><i>This feature was an early inspiration for the book Pasta, Pane, Vino: Deep Travels through Italy’s</i> …

This anti-inflammatory turmeric fried rice is a major upgrade from takeout

<i>Welcome to Well+Good’s (Re)New Year—a five week expert-led program that’s all about helping you have your best year yet. For Week Two we’ve brought</i> …

Pickled Turmeric Eggs Recipe

A number of you spotted these pickled turmeric eggs in my refrigerator when I posted this shot to Instagram recently. They're great! They're also …

Recipes

Doi-san's take on an traditional Osaka street food snack.<p>This dish is great for picnics, side salads or on its own.<p>Kakuni is a Japanese-style braised …

About The Japanese Pantry

<b><br>The Japanese Pantry is dedicated to bringing the best quality artisanal Japanese ingredients that we have found in our travels in Japan to</b> …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

The Right Way to Freeze Eggs

Eggs will last for quite a while in your refrigerator—up to five weeks or even longer if they were particularly fresh when you purchased them. …

What Is Nduja and Why Is It Suddenly on Every Menu?

When chef Francesco Mazzei put nduja on the menu in London back in 2006, he had to add a note explaining what it was: a spicy, spreadable sausage …

Do you have trouble with shells sticking to your boiled eggs? Here's the fix

Many thanks to J. Kenji López-Alt for "boiling and peeling hundreds of eggs" to learn the best way to make a boiled egg so the shell doesn't stick. …

The Best Mail-Order Panettone in Existence

Yes, there is such a thing as delicious delivery cake.<p>Panettone, an Italian cake that makes the rounds during the holidays, always seems like it’s going to be delicious (that sweet smell!)—and then it’s not. It somehow turns into a dry mouthful of sweetened cotton balls. But chef Roy Shvartzapel …

Chef Shows How a $1 Knife Can Be Sharpened to Rival More Expensive Knives

Jun Yoshizuki of Jun’s Kitchen who is a very talented cook who always prepares food with his beloved longhaired orange cat named Kohaku nearby, …

Candied citrus peel

These are delicious eaten as they are, or you could half-dip them in very dark melted chocolate. For the keen baker they can be packaged into pretty screw-top glass jars to be used in baking.<p>MAKES<p>enough for 2-3 gifts<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 oranges<br>• 1 pink grapefruit<br>• 1 lemon<br>• 500g caster sugar<br>• 1 vanilla pod<br>• ½ …

Bagged salad is Salmonella risk, study finds

<b>Bagged salad can fuel the growth of food-poisoning bugs like Salmonella and make them more dangerous, a study says.</b><p>University of Leicester scientists said the moist environment combined with nutrients leaching out of chopped leaves created the perfect breeding ground for bacteria.<p>The researchers …

Sangiovese wines: our definitive guide to this Tuscany DOCG

<b>September 16, 2016</b><p>The more time you spend in Tuscany, the more you’ll hear the word <b>Sangiovese</b>. Well that is, if you love wine! The most popular grape …

White truffle prices fall after heavy rain in Italy

The price of one of the world's most luxurious foods has just plummeted because of bad weather.<p>Heavy rain around Alba in Italy means their white …

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