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Video: Robert Sietsema Talks the Art of Hand-Pulled Noodles

Over on Eater, Robert Sietsema brings a camera crew down to Super Taste in Chinatown to produce this video profiling the restaurant's hand-pulled noodles—the first to come to New York, he says, in 2005. The short video, which looks more like a segment from a longer documentary I really want to …

11 Reasons You Should Drink Coffee Every Day

There really can't be any adult in this great big world that has never tried coffee. It's consumed everywhere, and judging by the amount of Starbucks locations in the United States alone, (in 2012, there were 10,924!) we <i>love</i> our caffeine.<p>And that's fine. In fact, there are many advantages to being …

Backyard Pies Go Public at Brooklyn's Wheated

Wheated<p>905 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11218 (Map); (347) 240-2813; WheatedBrooklyn.com<b><br>Pizza type:</b>Neapolitan-style<b><br>Oven type:</b>Electric/Gas<b><br>The Skinny:</b>Some of the best tasting dough around and an extensive menu (with an unusual number of white pie options) make this a welcome addition to Ditmas</b> …

First Look: The Mast Brothers Chocolate Cookbook

For chocolate fanatics, there's only one cookbook that matters this Fall: <b>Mast Brothers Chocolate: A Family Cookbook</b> by <b>Rick and Michael Mast</b> tells the story of the bearded brothers from Iowa who make "bean-to-bar" chocolate in a storefront factory in Brooklyn. Wrapped up in a jacket that looks like …

Bake the Book: Pumpkin-Milk Chocolate Pie with Gingersnap Crust

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Make your pumpkin pie worth waiting all year for with this unique recipe from <i>Desserts for Every Season</i>. A spicy sweet gingersnap crust and creamy milk chocolate ganache topping sandwich a roasted sugar pumpkin and kabocha squash …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Cooking

The Fast Metabolism Diet Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Haylie Pomroy<p><b>Turn your kitchen into a secret weapon for losing up to 20 pounds in 28 days through the fat-burning power of food!</b> <br>Use food as medicine to cook your way healthy in this must have companion to the bestselling diet sensation, The Fast Metabolism Diet. You will find <b>over 200</b> …

23 Super Satisfying Low-Carb Dinners

Low-carb doesn't have to be boring. It's amazing what you can do with a food processor, a head of cauliflower, and some cheese.

Cooking

The Best San Francisco-Style Sub Sandwiches in the Mission District

I spent five weeks this summer living in San Francisco's Mission District, going to bars that let my dogs roam free, making plans for big hiking trips, and pretending that I was going to learn to surf. Instead, I mostly ate sandwiches. Lots of sandwiches. Over 50 of 'em. This week, I'm walking you …

Serious Entertaining: Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups for a Crowd

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm not going to try to pretend to take credit for this genius idea—I saw it late the other night during my daily pre-bedtime bath (not to be confused with my daily post-wake-time bath) on the foodporn sub-Reddit and …

Buffalo Wings

Heat oven to 200°. Pour oil to a depth of 2″ in a 6-qt. Dutch oven, and heat over medium heat until a deep-fry thermometer reads 350°. Dry wings …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Recipes

What Your Cocktail Says About You

Be afraid, mojito-drinker. Be very afraid.<p>Like it or not, the drink you order when you go to a bar tells a lot about you. So, after years of exhaustive research going to bars and staring at people and judging them, <b>we've compiled this shorthand list detailing traits most commonly associated with</b> …

Sex and the City

'Famous Food & Drinks' By Federico Mauro Is Making Us Feel Food Feelings (PHOTOS)

We get really warm and fuzzy about the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man.<p>There are certain foods that remind us of home. There are certain foods that remind us of a particular season, or place in time. And there are certain foods that are totally, inexorably linked to movies, television shows and books. Of …

Homemade Halloween Spider Cake

<i>Every other Friday, we'll be sharing dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because weekends are the sweetest part of the week.</i><p><i>Today: Yossy shows us how to make a Halloween cake that is spooky to look at but not at all scary to make.</i><p>This cake has a spooky Halloween vibe going …

Recipes

18 Reasons Pizza Is Your Best Friend

Pizza has been with you every step of the way. It's most definitely not overrated.

Seattle

The Best Fancy and Wacky Sandwiches in San Francisco's Mission District

I spent five weeks this summer living in San Francisco's Mission District, going to bars that let my dogs roam free, making plans for big hiking trips, and pretending that I was going to learn to surf. Instead, I mostly ate sandwiches. Lots of sandwiches. Over 50 of 'em. This week, I'm walking you …

Send Your NYC Restaurant Questions to 'Ask the Critic'

On this week's Ask the Critic, Carey listed some good neighborhood bars with great food, admitting that's more or less her favorite kind of bar:<p>I feel like every neighborhood should have this sort of reliable spot: a low-key bar good for socializing, good for drinking, and good for eating, too.<p>Read …

37 Buttermilk Recipes for Every Meal From Breakfast to Dessert

Buttermilk is a magical ingredient. These recipes are proof.<p><b>Buttermilk is a magical ingredient.</b> It transforms meats into melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces and baked goods into springy, moist confections. It gives tang and texture to dressings, ice creams, and custards. And, of course, it's the …

Defined sugar: The blurry line between food and candy

What's the difference between a Snickers bar and a Fiber One chocolate bar? One we see as candy; the other we see as food. Candy is often demonized, …

Party in Five: Voodoo-Themed Adults' Halloween Cocktail Party

Melanie Grizzel, Camille Styles, 2012. Cooking Channel, LLC. All Right Reserved.<p>We here at Cooking Channel <i>love</i> a good party. But throwing a memorable …

Consuming Appetites

The importance we place on wanting, our sense of entitlement to consume, is a feature of American culture and identity that we often take for granted. We think of it as natural, that we have a right to want what we want and to achieve it. This poses a challenge to the concept of</i> …

James Beard

The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Colette Heimowitz<p>With more than two hundred new recipes to support your healthy, low-carb lifestyle, the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling <i>New Atkins for a New You Cookbook</i> is a must-have guide for anyone who is looking for fresh, delicious ways to lose weight and keep it off for life.<p><i>The New Atkins</i> …