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Italian Tomato Hoagie

4 Servings<p>There’s nothing wrong with a regular tomato-and-mayo sandwich, but this shredded lettuce and Italian vinaigrette masterpiece is worthy too.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Vinaigrette<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 tablespoons red wine vinegar<p>2 tablespoons white wine …

Spices

Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …

Cooking

Dim Sum Classics: How to Make Sticky Rice Wrapped in Lotus Leaf (Lo Mai Gai)

Lately I've been craving some of my favorite dim sum dishes at home. First, I made <i>har gow</i> (crystal shrimp dumplings) and then I got on a <i>sui mai</i> (pork and shrimp dumplings) kick. Now I've fixed my eyes on <i>lo mai gai</i>—sticky rice wrapped in a dried lotus leaf.<p>Lo mai gai contains glutinous rice flavored …

'The perfect food': 31 things you can do with eggs

"To me, the egg is kind of the perfect food," chef Andy Ricker says. "You don't have to do much to it; it's very versatile. You can make it into a …

Breakfast

Meet Germany's Master Mustard Sommelier

Florian Henrich likes the extra hot mustards. About 4:45 into the video, which was directed by Ignacio Lantero, Henrich takes a bite of a spicy mustard so hot that it sets his sinuses ablaze. Henrich is forced to rest, but only momentarily: he is, you see, <b>the finest mustard sommelier in all of</b> …

How to Incorporate Whole Grains Into Your Cooking Routine: 4 Easy Tips

A diet full of brown rice, barley, and farro doesn't have to be austere. Here's how to eat more whole grains and enjoy the process.<p>You know the drill: Whole-grain bread sandwich is purportedly healthier than white. Whole-wheat pizza crust is "preferable" to regular. In fact, whole-grain tortillas, …

Healthy Eating

The Joy and Madness of Pickling

The world is divided into two types of people: pickle lovers and everyone else. I'm with the pickle people.<p>Growing up in NYC meant early exposure to the best of the brine, a good assortment of Lower East Side merchants, and the development of a discerning pickle palate. The choices were limited: …

A green tomato tart to fall in love with

<b>Dear Lynne,</b><p><b>I am in love with a green tomato tart and it is driving me nuts. It is the season to try again.</b><p><b>Two years ago I ate this dessert tart of</b> …

Summer Sandwich Recipes

For brown-bag lunches, beach picnics, or a relaxed no-cook dinner, a sandwich takes everything great about summer and wraps it up in a neat, …

17 Crab Recipes For When You Want to ‘Treat Yourself’

These crab recipes are the best excuse we have for buying the really good stuff.<p><b>From soup to fritters to pasta</b> these are the recipes that make crab season worth the wait.

Seafood

Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad

6 Servings<p>Sugared, roasted lemons are edible from rind to flesh and give this salsa-like mix a bracing jolt of sourness.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced, seeds removed<p>1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh sage leaves<p>½ teaspoon sugar<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 …

Tomatoes

Switchel: The Best Summer Drink You’ve Never Heard Of

Its name may not be familiar, but switchel has been around a long time.<p>Its name may not be familiar, but switchel has been around a long time. The …

11 Grocery Store Items You Could Be Making at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With eleven easy DIY recipes, you can make headway on your ever-growing grocery list, right from the comfort of your kitchen.</i><p>Unless you've just …

Onions

What to Do with an Overload of Garlic Scapes

<i>It's the season of overflowing market bags, heavy CSA boxes, and gardens run amok. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks is showing us how to store, prep, and make the most of the bounty, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Whip those garlic scapes into shape -- but make sure you save some for</i> …

Food Preservation

17 Refreshing Slaw Recipes for Summer

A good slaw is a thing of beauty. These 17 slaw recipes are flavorful, light, and fresh.<p><b>A good slaw is a thing of beauty.</b> Whether you're a fan of creamy mayonnaise or bright, acidic vinegar, we can all agree that the best versions are crunchy, refreshing, and light. These 17 slaw recipes fit the …

Cooking

Tomato, Cucumber, Corn, and Herb Summer Salad

A friend from graduate school recently came to town. We drank tequila cocktails that looked deceptively like pink lemonade in tall sweating glasses …

How to Use a Surplus of Zucchini

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Delicious ways to use up a bushel of zucchini -- one peck at a time.</i><p>If you're …

Zucchini

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Dessert

Middle Eastern Grilling Recipes, from Lamb Chops and Tabbouleh to Pickles and Dips

Middle Eastern grilling recipes, from lamb chops and tabbouleh to pickles and dips, from cookbook author Anissa Helou<p><b>Sunday is grilling day in Lebanon</b>, where I grew up. It didn’t matter if people lived in the country or the city: If they had a sliver of outside space, they set up their <i>manqal</i> (a low …

Cooking

Salmon Banh Mi From 'Vibrant Food'

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>I like to think I was into banh mi (the now ubiquitous Vietnamese sandwich) before banh mi was hip, but I'm ashamed to say I don't think I'd ever made a proper one at home. That is, I hadn't until I recently tested Kimberley …

It's All in the Caul: How to Make Sheftalia (Cypriot Sausages)

I love making sausages. Or rather, I've loved making sausages ever since I made the upgrade from my KitchenAid sausage stuffer to a true vertical stuffer—one that transforms sausage-stuffing into a simple, almost effortless chore. I've created a lot of sausage recipes here on Serious Eats, and over …

Summer Grilling HQ

Cooking

60 4th of July Recipes to Celebrate Peak Summer in America

When the Fourth of July comes around this year, you'll be ready—and you'll be equipped with the recipes we love most for Independence Day.<p>Unlike Thanksgiving, people don't plan their Fourth of July menus way in advance. It's of an on-the-fly thing that happens once you've already stocked up on 10 …

Cooking

Top 16 Tangy Sides for a Barbecue (So You Can Eat More Ribs)

We've got your (baby) back<p>The secret to eating more at a barbecue than you ever dreamed of? Tang. These sides are packed with an acidic, vinegary kick that will cleanse your palette of the heavy meat and make you crave more. Plus, you're, uh, eating your veggies. It's American through and through.

Food

Robin Thicke’s Paula Gets His Sound Back, Not His Self-Respect

This is not a good year to be Robin Thicke. If you believe the headlines, his love life is currently in a state of unmitigated disaster, and his …