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40 Beers to Put on Your Bucket List

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When it comes to beer, we all have our go-to bottles. But if you're looking to expand your repertoire a bit, what beers should you buy? We asked our crew of friendly beer experts—all Certified Cicerones—for their list …

Sushi and Sashimi Still Satisfy at Old Schooler Musashi's in Seattle

Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood is quickly becoming the city's new Nihonmachi (Japantown), at least of the culinary kind. The past year has seen the opening of an izakaya, a ramen joint, and a restaurant that features Seattle's premiere soba noodle-maker. Add those places to the existing …

The Best Chef's Knives

If there's one kitchen equipment question I get more than any other, it's this one: <b>What is the best chef's knife?</b><p>The honest answer? There is no such thing as a "best chef's knife." It'd be like asking a violinist to name the "best violin" or an architect to identify the "best material." There are …

Sauced: Dulce de Leche

Figuring out what to do with the leftovers from developing all of these recipes is a constant issue. My wife and I do our best to make use of everything I make, but let's face it, sometimes you're not going to find enough uses for five gravies before they turn. Coming off a labor-intensive wave of …

Vietnamese Style Iced Coffee | One Pot Chef

How to Host A Beer and Cheese Tasting Party

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Wine and cheese pairing has been the bright shining light that has guided many a semi-classy house party here in our fine country over the last several decades. But it is time for that sun to set, I say. <i>Beer</i> and cheese …

The Best Crab Cakes Recipe

Tender, succulent crab cakes with no starchy binders at all.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: The Crabbiest Crab Cakes</b><p>Ingredients1 pound fresh lump or jumbo lump crab meat, picked over2 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons chopped chives, tarragon, parsley, or a mix (optional)2 large eggs, divided1 1/2 cups …

Lamb Burgers with Arugula and Feta

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Michael Symon | Michael Symon's Carnivore | Clarkson Potter, 2012<p>This burger is an obvious nod to my Greek heritage. …

Make-Ahead Jicama Salad with Seared Steak, Pomegranate and Cilantro Recipe

Jicama might not be the most popular veggie in the schoolyard, but jicama + citrus is a popular Vietnamese salad combo that inspired this week's Lunch Box. Jicama and grapefruit is a traditional combination but I used lime, orange and pomegranate seeds for a variety of citrusy flavors. The beef is …

Greens, Eggs, and Ham, Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Trying to think of fun things to make with our Easter ham leftovers, my mind kept playing an ear worm from Dr. Seuss’s homage to picky eaters, Green …

Cooking Tips Picked Up at the Chef's Table at Altura

Finally! Got to eat dinner at Altura on Capitol Hill, <i>Seattle</i> mag’s Best New Restaurant of 2012, at last and, oh, man, it lived up to the lofty …

Taco Madness 2013 ~ L.A. TACO

L.A. TACOMarch 21, 2013<p>Welcome to the <b>Fifth Annual Taco Madness</b> online taco tournament! Voting is now open, please review the brackets below, Vote in …

The Best Things I Ate in New Zealand

GalleryThe Best Things I Ate in New Zealand<p>A lot of my travel experiences in the past few years have had an element of culture shock: from trying bird's nest soup in Thailand to living on a boat off the coast of Nicaragua. But my trip to New Zealand was shocking in how... easy it all seemed to be. …

Richard Blais's Potato "Linguine" with Conch and White Wine

I've eaten my fair share of vegetable "pastas" in the past. While slivered carrots and zucchini are not necessarily a <i>bad</i> thing, they're not a true substitute for their starchier cousins. In <i>Try This at Home</i>, <b>Richard Blais's</b> has a number of what he calls "impastas," including this Potato "Linguine" …

RT @thefoodlab: Leftovers from a hollandaise video shoot this AM = brunch @seriouseats office. http://t.co/e0B100FKd5

Serious Reads: 5 Food Books We're Loving

1. It's Not You, It's Brie: Unwrapping America's Unique Culture of Cheese<p>I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but Kirstin Jackson's new book drew me in with its adorable cartoon-cheese illustrations. Each chapter focuses on a different style of cheese, from crumbly to chewy to …

The Vegan Experience: Two Steamed Bun Variations To Knock Your Socks Off

<b>Note:</b> For the 32 days between February 1st and March 4th, I'm adopting a completely vegan lifestyle. Every weekday I'll be updating my progress with a diary entry and a recipe. For past posts, check here!<p>I can already hear you. <i>What's with all these fried-things-stuffed-in sandwiches you've been</i> …

Sunday Supper: Chinese Noodles with Baked Sriracha Ribs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've had it with winter. Just as I was about to turn my thoughts to spring, Chicago received another dump of …

A Short Introduction to Afternoon Tea in London

When we visit London and a friend says, <i>let's meet for afternoon tea</i>, my first thought is not <i>where</i>, but <i>what kind</i>. As in what kind of afternoon tea service? Afternoon tea can be split into three categories:<p><b>Traditional:</b> the classic, old-fashioned, full-service, white glove teas• <b><br>Modern:</b> the full tea …

10 Food Trucks in Austin We Love

Gallery10 Food Trucks in Austin We Love<p>The number of food trucks in Austin is overwhelming. With more than 1,000 trucks (many with quirky and kitschy themes, like "Biscuits and Groovy"), some might even say the scene is saturated. Don't settle for mediocre food served from gimmicky trucks! For this …

Irish Cheddar Fondue With Stout and Whiskey Recipe

This is a simple fondue recipe featuring Irish cheddar cheese. The addition of Irish stout adds some malty undertones to the fondue, while a splash of Irish whiskey provides an extra bit of bite and spice to the rich and nutty melted cheese.<p><b>Read more: Bar Bites: Irish Cheddar Fondue with Stout and</b> …

Grilling: Duck Pastrami

With St. Patrick's Day coming up, I had the American tradition of corned beef on the brain, which made me think of other cured meats. For example, brisket done as pastrami and Montreal smoked meat.<p>Since my process for pastrami is already good, I kept things fairly similar for this duck pastrami, …