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“He’s Sitting There Bitching and Moaning’’: Inside Trumpworld, Allies Fear the Boss Could Go Postal and Fire Mueller

Trump’s friends say the president is “dry tinder” awaiting a match. Meanwhile, his latest hires are already creating new management nightmares for John Kelly.<p>It was supposed to be the most somber and impressive of presidential moments, a gathering of the national security team at the White House to …

Donald Trump

A Brief History of Michael Cohen's Criminal Ties

From the Russian mob to money launderers, Trump's personal attorney has long been a subject of interest to federal investigators<p><i>Copyright © Seth</i> …

Donald Trump

Kumamoto, Japan, City Guide: Where to Eat, Shop, and Stay

With a thriving natural wine scene and restaurants remixing western and Japanese traditions, the city of Kumamoto should be your next destination in …

Japan

Katsudon: The Best Way to Use Leftover Fried Cutlets

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>In the US, we're obsessed with keeping our crisply fried foods as crisp as possible. What's the point of frying a chicken cutlet or battering an onion ring if it's just gonna get …

Eggs

How to Make Omurice (Japanese Fried Rice Omelette)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>There's a video on YouTube that I've watched several times over the past couple of years. In it, a chef in Kyoto makes a plate of <i>omurice</i> with a deftness and perfection of technique that may be unrivaled. He starts by frying …

Food & Dining

The Food Lab: How to Make Japanese Katsu at Home

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>If you weren't familiar with Japanese cuisine, you might not think there was anything particularly Japanese about <i>katsu</i>, a simple dish of breaded and fried cutlets. But if you've …

Saturated Fats

The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Thinking back on it, I must have cooked more instant ramen than any other food in my life (with the exception, perhaps, of chocolate chip cookies). It's what I cooked when I was home alone as a kid. It was a staple that took me through college. It's what I make …

Tokyo restaurant’s mega pasta is so huge they’ll pay you US$455 if you can eat it all by yourself

If you’re hungry and quick enough, this <b>eating challenge in Tokyo’s liveliest student neighborhood can make a tidy profit</b>.Here at SoraNews24, we never …

Japan

How to Form a Double-Crust Pie

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Whether you're using my Easy Pie Dough or Stella's Old-Fashioned Flaky Pie Dough, the steps for rolling it and shaping it into a sealed double-crust pie are identical*: Roll the dough, fill it, cover it, trim it, crimp it, egg wash it, and bake it. Ta-da!<p>*Why …

Baking

The Key to Great Baked Ziti: Drop the Ricotta (and Add Parmesan Cream Instead)

All week we're celebrating Italian-American classics. Check out more Italian-American recipes and taste tests this way!<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>"Aside from Parm, are there any restaurants around here that serve a decent baked ziti that I could go taste for recipe research?" …

How to Clean and Maintain Cast Iron

The photo above is capable of causing divorces, ending friendships, and starting wars. Think I'm joking? Then you've never talked to a no-soaper. All I'll say is this: Woe to you if you ever touch a no-soaper's cast iron pan with a sudsy sponge.<p>That's the nature of cast iron. Because it's one of …

Cast Iron Cookware

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread

<i>Jim Lahey’s no-knead bread making recipe turned traditional bread making upside down for all of us. Perhaps it’s time you tried it so you can</i> …

Baking

Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

<i>Vietnamese caramel chicken, called ga kho, is easy to make at home with fish sauce, palm sugar, chicken, ginger, and black pepper. The recipe is</i> …

San Francisco

The 10 Best (and Worst) Best Song Oscar-Winners of All Time

From 'Over the Rainbow' to 'It's Hard Out There for a Pimp,' the Best Song category's cream of the crop – and bottom of the barrel<p>The magic of the …

A Spider Is an Extremely Useful Cooking Tool, Not a Creepy Bug

By Alex Delany<p>The spider is the secret weapon of pasta, dumpling, and egg lovers everywhere. It's like a colander, but on a stick!<p>For the most part, I don’t like having spiders in my kitchen. Or anywhere, really. When it comes to spiders, I’d rather just...not. (If you have any friends that are …

Investigation Reveals 31 Dog Food Products Could Contain Euthanasia Drugs

One consumer launched her own investigation and discovered a ghastly ingredient oversight

Dog Food

The defining difference between Japanese and American work cultures can be boiled down to a word without a direct English translation

Ben Cole, an associate professor of strategy at Fordham University in New York City, once took a group of students on a trip to Japan.<p>Cole had previously lived and worked in Japan for nine years, and he'd arranged for the group to take the train from Narita airport to Tokyo.<p>At a stop along the way, …

Japan

Escape From the Modern World on a Pilgrim’s Path Through Japan

“You’re going <i>alone</i>?” a friend asked me.<p>We were hiking in the hills of Berkeley, California, something I do several times a week (OK, <i>try</i> to do several …

Can a Queer Eye Reboot Work in Our Woke New World?

The world has changed dramatically since the makeover hit’s Bush-era heyday—but Michael Williams and David Collins think their creation might be more relevant than ever.<p>When reality makeover show <i>Queer Eye for the Straight Guy</i> debuted on Bravo 15 years ago, <b>Ellen DeGeneres</b> had only recently come out …

The Beginner’s Guide to the Japanese Art of Furoshiki

Who needs a crummy plastic bag when you can carry just about anything with an attractive piece of cloth? Enter the art of Furoshiki, or the …

12 Essential Middle Eastern Ingredients and Where to Buy Them Online

Simple Carbonara

February 2018<p>4 servings<p>Humble ingredients—eggs, noodles, cheese, and pork—combine to create glossy, glorious pasta carbonara. It's the no-food-in-the-house dinner of our dreams.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. kosher salt, plus more<p>4 oz. guanciale (salt-cured pork jowl), pancetta (Italian bacon), or bacon<p>2 …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

How to Make Perfect Carbonara: Mistakes to Avoid

By Alex Delany<p>You want perfect strands of pasta glossed with a rich, silky sauce—not noodles tossed with scrambled eggs. Here's how to get it right, every time.<p>Pasta carbonara is the ultimate there's-no-food-in-the-house dinner. No matter how bare your cupboard or unfortunately under-stocked your …

Italian Food

16 Great Kitchen Tools for Your Valentine

You won't catch us turning down chocolates and flowers, but in our book, nothing says "I love you" quite like a big sharp knife or a functional pot. Seriously! Diamonds aren't the only thing that's forever—cast iron will easily last just as long, and a Le Creuset Dutch oven will endure for …

Devil’s Food Cake: One Bowl, No Mixer, Diabolically Easy

Whether it's a birthday blowout or a cozy Valentine's Day dinner party, nothing caps off a celebration quite like a layer cake. There's something undeniably exciting about unveiling a mountain of cake, especially when it's a mountain made from chocolate. That excitement, and the expectations that …

'Queer Eye' Producers on How the Netflix Update Shifts Its Focus to Red State America

"Something that works so well here is showing that communication across cultural lines is still possible," says David Eilenberg.<p><i>Queer Eye</i>, né <i>for the</i> …

The Food Lab: How to Make Scallion Pancakes

GalleryThe Food Lab: How to Make Scallion Pancakes<p>More<p>Pancakes<p>Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.<p>When I first learned how scallion pancakes are made, I was floored. <i>Whoah, ancient Chinese secret!</i> was what ran through my head. It took me several years to realize that conceptually, the …

Post-KonMari: How to Organize Your Closet

So you’ve whittled your wardrobe and accessories down to your favorite pieces, perhaps inspired by organizer Marie Kondo’s KonMari method. What’s …

10 Things to Do in Tokushima, Japan

I have heard it said many times that certain far-away destinations—like Japan—are not worth visiting from America without ample time. Two weeks, …

Japan