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17 Must-Visit Soda Fountains

Located in a restored 1920s pharmacy, Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain features old-timey knickknacks lining the walls and cola syrup made from …

Is the American palate actually changing, or are bold flavors just a passing fad?

These days, it seems like almost everything is served with a splash of sriracha or a side of pickles -- funky, spicy, tangy, bold flavors are taking …

Yeasted Brown-Butter Waffles

8 Servings<p>Once you make the batter, all you need to do the next morning is plug in the waffle iron.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter plus more for serving<p>2 cups warm whole milk<p>½ cup buttermilk<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.)<p>1¼ …

Lessons from a Japanese Farmhouse Kitchen

California-born Nancy Singleton Hachisu has learned that to experience the joy of Japanese farm life, you have to stay put.<p><i>California-born Nancy</i> …

In Defense of Dessert

Pastry departments have been declining. They don't make a profit. But that doesn't mean we should get rid of them.<p><b>It's the beginning and the end</b> that people remember most. That's why dessert matters. It's the final moment, that last bit of sweet.<p>My pastry chef, Siobhan Decarlo, was with me for a …

16 Egg-Topped Dishes

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

The New Freshman 15: The Foods You Should Try in Your First Year of College

Don't worry about gaining the Freshman 15! These are the 15 foods you MUST try the first year of college, from black coffee to burrata<p>We've all heard horror stories about the Freshman 15—the legendary 15 pounds that college students, male and female alike, are apt to put on in their first year of …

Garlic-and-Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Scallions

4 Servings<p>Make sure you keep your grill at a steady medium-level heat; if it’s too hot, the chicken will char without cooking through.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken, backbone removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 sprigs rosemary<p>2 heads of garlic, halved crosswise<p>2 …

Popcorn Crunch Sundae

6 Servings<p>When adding the caramel to the popcorn and peanuts, work quickly and thoroughly to coat the other ingredients before it hardens.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Popcorn Crunch<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch pieces, plus more for pan<p>3 cups popped popcorn<p>½ cup salted roasted peanuts<p>…

Recipes

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

9 Restaurants That Are Focusing On Our Favorite Foods

It's pretty common knowledge that a restaurant that offers sushi on one page of its menu and lasagna on the other -- and barbecue somewhere in between -- isn't going to cook you the best meal of your life. It will probably be decent, but will more likely be disappointing (and hopefully it won't …

The Secret to Paul Kahan's Sweet-Spicy Chicken

The grilled chicken at hole-in-the-wall Portuguese spot, Montreal's Chez Doval, inspired this amazing recipe.<p>Before Paul Kahan opened his remarkable …

The Grocery Store Is the New Hot Restaurant

The neighborhood <b>grocery store</b> is transforming from a strictly retail establishment into one that offers a restaurant-style experience. According to <i>USA Today</i>, dining in stores is "one of the <b>fastest-growing segments</b> of the grocery industry." Since 2008, sales of "prepared foods" which include the …

Ryan Farr on sausage

The Mind of a Chef’s Edward Lee Is Planning Three Major Restaurants

This past weekend, the third season of <i>The Mind of a Chef</i> premiered, offering viewers a look into the culinary life of Louisville chef <b>Edward Lee</b>. The New York-raised chef has made a name for himself with his restaurants <b>610 Magnolia</b> and <b>MilkWood</b> in Louisville, his well-received cookbook <i>Smoke & …

A Recipe for Traditional Indian Kulfi

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Vedika Luthra of Hot Chocolate Hits makes a dessert to ward off homesickness.</i><p>Homesickness sets in soon after I return from India. I crave potato <i>paranthas</i> fresh …

What Fusion Should Taste Like: Chicago's Fat Rice

<i>Restaurant Editor Bill Addison is traveling to chronicle what's happening in North America's dining scene and to formulate his list of the essential 38 restaurants in North America. Follow his progress in this travelogue/review series, The Road to the 38, and check back at the end of the year to</i> …

Dirty Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>Hot Joy chef Quealy Watson, who’s from Louisiana, grew up on his mom’s dirty rice; that dish helped inspire this bastardized fried version. The chicken-liver base tastes very concentrated and intense on its own, but becomes nicely balanced in the finished dish. Watch the step-by-step …

6 Chef Upgrades for Roast Chicken

Here, six chefs’ signature roast chickens.<p>It’s Technique Week at <i>Food & Wine</i> and today we’re talking all things roast chicken, from the perfect sides …

7 Beautiful Beef Sandwiches From Around the World

Whether your cows go moo, meuh, ụm bò or eum-mae, it's hard denying the sheer pleasure of biting into a good chunk of beef. And thankfully, no matter where you go around the world, there's no shortage of ways to transform the humble bovine from merely pastoral to truly divine.<p>This is what 7 …

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Homemade Flour Tortillas

Following yesterdays Crispy Cauliflower Tacos, I thought I’d share our favorite recipe for homemade flour tortillas. This is one of those situations …

Chorizo and Manchego Pizza

** Cured chorizo sausage is not fresh sausage. It has been cured and/or smoked and is semi-dried, like Kielbassa, so could be sliced up and eaten out …

Beef Meatballs (Vietnamese)

Put all the ingredients for the meatballs in a food processor and blend until everything is mixed and minced. Transfer to a bowl.<p>Put a little oil in …

Recipes

7 Sauces to Upgrade Roast Chicken

It’s tough to improve on a perfect, crispy-skinned roast chicken, but adding a sauce can be an excellent upgrade.<p>It’s tough to improve on a perfect, …