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Cold Sesame Noodles with Summer Vegetables

4—6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon Sriracha (hot chili sauce)<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<p>8 cups matchstick-size pieces mixed summer vegetables (such as carrots, radishes, cucumbers, and bell peppers; …

Sriracha Sauce

Pork Meatball Banh Mi

makes 4 sandwiches<p>January 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Hot Chili Mayo<p>2/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon hot chili sauce (such as sriracha)*<p>Meatballs<p>1 pound ground pork<p>1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>3 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon fish sauce …

Sandwiches

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

Sriracha Sauce

Open-Face Bacon-and-Egg Sandwiches with Arugula

Makes 2 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 bacon slices, halved crosswise<p>1<p>1 4-inch square ciabatta or focaccia bread, halved horizontally<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>4 large thin tomato slices<p>1<p>1 small shallot, chopped<p>1/2 tablespoon white wine vinegar<p>1 cup (packed) …

Sandwiches

The Trick to Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Using a sieve will help you get smooth, compact poached eggs.<p>Ever crack an egg into simmering water only to watch the white spread out and form wispy tentacles? It happened to me until I came across this game-changing fix: Break the egg into a sieve set over a bowl. The watery outer edge of the …

Eggs

Poached Egg Crostone with Wilted Spinach and Bacon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme<p>1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper<p>1<p>1 16-ounce oval-shaped loaf country white sourdough bread<p>1<p>8 thick bacon slices<p>1<p>2 tablespoons minced shallot<p>1 10-ounce bag fresh baby spinach<p>…

Breakfast

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

Onions

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Breakfast

Egg Sandwich with Green Bean Slaw

4 Servings<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk 1/2 cup crumbled feta, 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons olive oil; season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Toss with 1/4 thinly sliced red onion, 2 thinly sliced radishes, 1/2 pound green beans (shaved …

Sandwiches

How the French Do Eggs Benedict

You fancy, huh?<p>Eggs Benedict has a serious identity problem: it's got an English muffin, Canadian bacon, and the decidedly French Hollandaise sauce. That's a whole lotta nationalities for such a little brunch item.<p>But wait a minute, let's run with this French thing... Swap out English muffin for …

Breakfast

Roman Sambal

Makes about 1 cup<p>This is a sambal-style hot sauce named after its creator, senior associate food editor Alison Roman.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound red red Fresno chiles or red jalapeños<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup white distilled vinegar<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>Special …

Food Preservation

When to Use Dried Chiles vs. Fresh vs. Powder vs. Flakes

Our guide to using different types of chiles, from dried and flaked to fresh and powder.<p>The world of chiles is a vast one. Just the sheer number of different types is mind-boggling—I mean, off the top of your head, do you know the difference between a Chilaca and a Cubanelle? (Yeah, us neither.) …

Food Preservation

Are Chiles Good for You? Or Bad? What Does Science Say?

Are chiles an antioxidant-filled wonder food? Or a bacteria-harboring carcinogen? We searched the annals of science to find the truth.<p>Science is groovy and everything, but it can be annoyingly confusing when it comes to telling us what to eat. Today's knotty conundrum: the chile. Is it an …

Food

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 …

Vermouth

Cocktail of the Week: A Smoky Rum Drink to Sip from Your Armchair

Rum

Cocktail of the Week: The New Fig Leaf

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Cocktails

Coffee Skills People Actually Put on Resumes

<b>Coffee is delicious.</b> It's made America and much of the rest of the world run for who knows how long, peaking in 1946 according to MarketWatch. But when we learned that 161,000 people on LinkedIn list "coffee" as a skill, we had to wonder. Do these people mean making coffee? Do they mean handing it …

Coffee

A Maker's Mark They Aren't Watering Down

<b>When the news hit over the weekend</b> that Maker's Mark was actually trying to water down their classic hooch, the gut-reaction was one of offense and bewilderment, if not utter revulsion. We've proven time and again in the pages of Esquire that the crafting of hard liquor is a big fking deal. And …

Maker's Mark

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 …

Alcohol

The Bartender Questions: How to Drink Like a Reservoir Dog

<b>Christopher James,</b> <b>33</b> <br>The Duck Bar at The Ryland Inn<br>Whitehouse Station, NJ<p><b>How did you get here?</b> I started bartending about 13 years ago and sort of evolved through every stage of bartending: through dive places, to nightclubs, to sushi joints. There wasn't very much left for me to conquer other than …

Cocktails

The Most Technologically Advanced Flask in the World

<b>Oakley and the Macallan</b> have just announced a bold new collaboration — the most indestructible flask you can't attach to your hip. Not-at-all-obnoxiously dubbed "The Flask," this vessel of Hephaestus "features a laser welded food-grade steel inner center wrapped in carbon fiber composite, before …

Osama Bin Laden

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 …

Flavors

Incredible fish tacos, clam chowder, and more fish-shack-inspired summer recipes

If you've been anywhere near a coast lately—or even if you haven't—you've probably spotted retro-style fish shacks serving everything from juicy soft-shell crab to fish tacos to creamy, bacon-spiked chowders and more. Bring that seaside flavor home (it's easier than you think!) with these eight …

Seafood

The Most American Foods Ever

Usually when the world thinks of American food, it thinks of fast food and junk snacks. In spite of this, our culinary history is rich with some pretty impressive inventions and iconic foods. America is a country of innovators, and that includes the foods that we've redeveloped into delicious …

Cook Out

This Itty-Bitty Barbecue Is A Culinary Stroke Of Genius

In case you were really into the idea of using a Pringles can to cook a hot dog but still longed for the delicious taste of burning charcoal, you are now in luck.<p>Grant Thompson, the self-described "King of Random," is here to give you the best of both worlds. Using a Mike's Hard Lemonade can, …

10 Cocktails Every Bartender and Cocktail Connoisseur Should Know

In today's world of craft cocktails the unique and unusual have become the norm. From bartenders' self invented nightly specials to drinks that have taken the nation by storm -- see Cosmopolitan and Lynchburg Lemonade -- there is no shortage of creative selections to be had.<p>But at the core of …

New York City

No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think

Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist.<p>Black holes do not exist—at least, not as we know them, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, potentially provoking a rethink of one of space's most mysterious objects.<p>A new study from …