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13 Grilled Vegetarian Mains for Your Next Cookout

We have no shortage of recipes for grilled vegetables, but they tend to be side dishes. While grilled asparagus with aioli and <i>elotes</i> are guaranteed crowd-pleasers, they don't make much of a meal on their own. Vegetarians shouldn't have to be stuck with sides at every cookout, because there are …

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Eating Without Borders in Nashville

NASHVILLE — Not quite two weeks ago, I was driving down Nolensville Road, Nashville’s “international corridor,” looking for a restaurant called Tennessee Halal Fried Chicken. In the passenger seat was John T. Edge, the director of the Southern Foodways Alliance and author of “The Potlikker Papers: …

From Scientific Cuisine to Southern Icon: The Real History of Pimento Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The first time I really looked into the history of pimento cheese, I wrote a long article that opened, "Pimento cheese has a dirty little secret. The 'pâté of the South' isn't really very Southern at all."<p>What …

Coconut Oil: A Versatile Fat That's More Than a Passing Fad

At a recent stop on my book tour, someone asked if I had any "pet" ingredients that the average baker may not have on hand. In the heat of the moment, all I could think of was malted milk powder, what I call the "umami bomb" of dessert. As handy as malted milk powder can be when it comes to …

Dessert

The Food Lab: The Best Guacamole (and the Science of Avocados)

<b>BONUS: 12+ Ways to Doctor Up Your Guacamole »</b><p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Guacamole and I have come a long way together. It's one of the earliest foods I remember eating. My mother would make a batch heavy with tomato and onion every time we had …

If You Like Brown Butter, You'll Love Toasted Cream

Browned butter is pretty impressive stuff. A little heat transforms butter’s coy and fresh flavor into something that’s dominating and nutty, perfect for adding depth to butternut squash risotto and complementing the natural sweetness in roasted Brussels sprouts. And luckily, this delicious …

How to Build a Gingerbread House

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Julia Moskin has an amazing new project up at NYT Cooking: “How to Make a Gingerbread …

37 Recipes That Reinvented the Classics

We didn't think the classics could get any better—until they did.<p><b>Recipes like Caesar salads and ramen are classics for good reason:</b> They're close to perfect. But for exacting restaurant chefs and test kitchen editors, they're a foundation for endless inspiration. These 37 creative recipes …

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30 of Our Most Outrageously Decadent Dessert Recipes

These desserts are definitely worth busting out your husky pants for.<p>There's a special stratosphere of desserts that requires us to bust out our husky pants—the ones we keep on hand when we don't want to deal with the judgmental pink teeth marks that come about when we put a little too much strain …

Dessert

Where to Eat Tacos in Nashville

Nashville is no slouch when it comes to tacos, offering an array of options. Whether you're looking for more authentic eats or something a little more polished, this town has you covered with these 10 local favorites. This time around we add 12 South hit <b>Bartaco</b>, Nolensville Road favorite <b>Las …

National Doughnut Day 2016: 26 Delicious Homemade Donut Recipes

Doughnuts come in all shapes, sizes and flavors and that, my friends, is truly something to celebrate. Whether you like your doughnuts flakey, cakey, …

14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

Vancouver's top 15 best restaurant patios

Print<p>Enjoy a drink and nibbles under the sun at these inviting patios. At some, have beer or wine and a snack; at others, there’s great food to …

8 Essential Nashville Stops for Late Night Bites

There are very few things in the world that sound better than a greasy hamburger or a slice of pizza after a long night of drinking. In Nashville, the options for late night food are only a handful, making it easy to find a regular spot to frequent on those nights when dinner just isn't enough. …

Black Bean Mushroom Soup with Avocado

I whipped up this vegan Creamy Black Bean Mushroom Soup with lime cream and avocado, on the last rain-stormy day we had here in LA. It was the …

20 Great South Asian Restaurants in Chicago, 2018 Edition

Chicago may not have a top-notch fine-dining South Asian restaurant, but there are plenty of quality choices in the city and surrounding suburbs. More investors are putting their money toward opening new restaurants that aren't just fast food or buffets. The suburbs have a South Asian pizzeria. The …

How to Make a Bûche de Noël, You Crazy Person

Why burn a log when you can bake a cake that looks like one? Outdo yourself with our outrageous bûche de Noël.<p>Of all the quirky, inexplicable, reindeer-embellished holiday traditions out there, making your own Yule log might take the cake. Why would anyone in their right mind create a dessert that …

Dessert

Dinner in 20: Make Foolproof Pasta Carbonara Without Scrambling (Eggs)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><i>Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some chickens, E-I-E-I-O So he took those chickens and grabbed their eggs, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some cows, E-I-E-I-O So he milked those cows and made some Parmigiano-Reggiano, E-I-E-I-O And on</i> …

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7 Ways to Learn to Code for Free

Once upon a time, coding was only for the super-elite computer-nerd crowd. Today, coding is for everyone, from bloggers to marketers to students to …

How to Make the Best Tomato Sauce From Fresh Tomatoes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Let me get something straight right off the bat here: I'm not sure there's such a thing as "the best" tomato sauce. <i>Whoa, whoa, whoa,</i> I can hear you saying already. <i>First this guy has the nerve to claim he makes the</i> …

Who Owns Your Steps?

Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress resides on the servers of the company that makes them. For Albert, that data is almost as valuable and irreplaceable as photos or texts, and …

“If you think, you stink”: From “Toy Story” to “Inside Out,” how the creative geniuses at Pixar bring new things into being

<b>"Inside Out" (Disney/Pixar)</b><p>A maze, climbing a mountain blindfolded, skiing — the Pixar team’s mental models for their miraculous creations<p>Ed Catmull • Amy Wallace<p>June 21, 2015 3:59pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Creativity, Inc.”<p>Many of us have a romantic idea about how creativity happens: A lone visionary …

Backstage at the Letterman finale: The inside story from a veteran “Late Show” writer

<b>David Letterman hosts his final broadcast of the Late Show with David Letterman (John Paul Filo/CBS)</b><p>From the jokes that almost made it to Dave’s mood saying goodbye, a longtime Letterman writer shares everything<p>Bill Scheft<p>May 26, 2015 10:31pm (UTC)<p><i>This piece was originally published on Bill</i> …

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 6 min<p>This recipe calls for baking one giant cookie, a way to ensure even, consistent ice cream sandwiches.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>1/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 tsp. baking soda<p>1/2 tsp. kosher …

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Real Time with Bill Maher: Overtime – April 24, 2015 (HBO)

Bill Maher

15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

Ice Cream

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Cooking

Best Cruise Ships Overall: 2018 Cruisers' Choice Awards

Cruise Ships