Melinda Korte

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5 Ways to Make a Manhattan

In which we acknowledge the recent surge in popularity of the 130-year-old drink, establish guidelines for making it, and offer a few ways to mess with the formula.<p><i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><b>We don't have any hard numbers</b> for you, but countless hours of observation lead us to believe that …

Cocktail of the Week: The Rum Drink You Make with Bourbon

<b>"For our winter menu,</b> I wanted to build a drink that had some of those warm, seasonal flavors while also being pretty powerful. The Fair Thee Well is a cross between a Manhattan and a Fair and Warmer, a rum-based cocktail made with vermouth and curaçao. Pierre Ferrand Curaçao is really phenomenal. …

Cocktail of the Week: A Gin Drink You Can Mess Around With

Cocktail of the Week: The Fortified Belle

Cocktail of the Week: Midnight Mary #3

<b>"The inspiration for the original</b> Midnight Mary was definitely seasonal. Tomato plants in the area are yielding their best produce for the next month or so. Their flavor is rich and complex, and the aromas take you right back to the garden. This cocktail sought to capture the tail end of summer. …

Dogfish Head Sixty-One: Should I Be Drinking This?

<b>So I'm sitting here with a bottle of Dogfish Head Sixty-One,</b> which on the beer weirdness scale would seem to clock in at about a 9. First of all, it's an IPA brewed with Syrah grape must — a fact that sends the mind reeling toward the many conceivable ways in which such a combination might …

How to Do a Bar Tour

<i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>Back during the First Great Age</b> of the American Bar (late 19th century to early 20th century), the sporting gents who didn't mind if they did liked to spend the occasional evening navigating the "cocktail route." As the name implies, this was a loose archipelago of …

14 Chefs Reveal Their Secret Hangover Cures

Unlike most of us, chefs know how to whip up a remedy fast.<p>It happens, even to—some would say, <i>especially to</i>—culinary experts. Chefs keep weird hours. The work is hard and the nights are late. Plus there's the inherent sense of community found both intra- and inter-restaurant. A late night, lots of …

How to Treat a Kitchen Burn with Vodka

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>They say you learn something</b> from every failed relationship, no matter how disastrous. Usually this refers to emotional …

A Holiday Search: The Best Eggnog You Can Buy

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>You're either for nog or you're against it.</b> There is no middle ground. It all comes down to how you feel about drinking your …

How to Buy Wine: A Holiday Drinker's Guide

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>It is said that a true connoisseur</b> <b>can</b>, in a single sip, tell not just which region a wine is from, and not just which …

Something to Drink: 3 Rums You've Never Heard of

<b>There's a deep connection</b> between Boston and rum. More than 150 distilleries operated in New England at the time of the American Revolution, and they made some of the world's best rum.<p>Whiskey replaced rum as America's drink shortly after the nation gained independence, but by then the world was in …

Crème Fraîche Lemon Sea-Salted Ice Cream

I have been experimenting with milk again. How can I resist when I am surrounded by such mass bovinity in all of its glory? The dairy possibilities …

Scallop Skewers with Herb Oil

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley<p>1 tablespoon minced fresh chervil<p>1 tablespoon minced fresh chives<p>1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 teaspoons fennel seeds<p>…

Secrets of the Grill: Corn

With its sweet flavor, just-picked summer corn is sublime on its own. But grilling—either in the husk or shucked—gives the kernels a nutty taste that …

Let Them Eat: The Dark Knight Cake

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I love cake, but I have a serious aversion to <i>bad</i> cake. What do I mean by bad cake? Too-sweet cake. Too-dry cake. Boring cake. Uninspired cake. Cake that tastes like every other cake from cake mixes and bad grocery store bakeries.<p>Some …

The Ultimate Lobster, Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwiches Recipe

The ultimate lobster, bacon, lettuce, avocado, and tomato sandwiches, made with a bacon sheet, tomato filets, perfectly cooked lobster, homemade mayonnaise, and bread toasted in bacon fat.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: How To Make Lobster, Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwiches</b><p>Ingredients2 ripe …

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Apricot Orange Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon Recipe

Here is a quick and refreshing recipe for Cedar Planks Salmon! Combining the simple ingredients of Apricot jam and fresh squeezed orange juice will …

Homemade Burger Buns

<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: Kelly Senyei of Just a Taste shares a recipe for homemade burger buns -- and a clever trick for proofing them.</i><p>The proper burger bun plays a …

Recipe: The Best Blue Crab Mac & Cheese

When you think of good food in NYC, you probably don't think, "Oh, let's go to Herald Square." At least I don't. I mean, its kind of a wasteland of chain restaurants and department stores. I appreciate my NY street meat every once in a while, but I certainly don't think of the area as a destination …

Grilled Avocado Salad with Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>Dressing:</b><p>1 ripe Hass avocado, pitted and peeled<br>• 1 Tbsp. chopped basil<br>• 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley<br>• 2 tsp. chopped tarragon<br>• 1 tsp. chopped …

Roasted Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream with Bourbon and Chocolate • The Bojon Gourmet

Like many teenagers before us, my best friend and I ate unconscionable amounts of gelato while traveling through Europe many years ago. Each …

Bacon & Blue Cheese Steak | BS' in the Kitchen

Do you ever have those days where your meals are strictly determined by the fear of expired meat? Well, today was one of those days. In fact, today …

Raspberry Lime Sangria Popsicles

1<p>Add the 6 ounces of raspberries to a small sauce pan, sneaking a few. I mean, raspberries are freaking in season and these organic berries are …

Grilled Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos w/Chipotle Lime Mayo

Ingredients<p>For the shrimp:<p>16 large shrimp<br>• ¼ cup tequila<br>• juice from two limes<br>• 1 clove garlic, smashed then minced<br>• 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped …

Gordon Ramsay's ULTIMATE COOKERY COURSE: How to Cook the Perfect Steak

How to Cook on a Wood Plank

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to achieve tender, smoky fish is a wood plank.</i><p>We've been helping you to whittle down your list of foods you never dreamed of making at …

Kitchens

Bourbon-Butterscotch Ice Cream

Make the ice cream: Whisk sugar and yolks in a 4-qt. saucepan until smooth. Add milk and cream and stir until smooth. Place over medium heat and …

Dessert