Rustum Abdurahman

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All About Smoking + A Pulled Pork Sandwich

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: A smoky, fuss-free pulled pork sandwich -- just in time for barbecue season.</i><p>The barbecue we know today is a far cry from …

What Is a Man Bun? First a Hairdo, Now a Meaty Snack

<i>by Alison Roman</i><p>From Jared Leto at the Golden Globes to our very own Brad Leone in the test kitchen, we're seeing fashion-forward, top-knot-inspired Man Buns everywhere. Which got us thinking, if we could eat the food equivalent of the Man Bun, what would it taste like? Probably like beer, pretzels …

Recipes

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Dessert

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

This century has been a golden age for cover songs. Thanks to YouTube, we’re always there whenever a band plays a must-hear version of some recent …

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

Is Molecule-R's Cocktail R-Evolution Molecular Mixology Kit Right for You?

Have you ever thought about making Bloody Marys that look like tomatoes? How about spherified sake bombs? Modernist cooking techniques popularized by chefs such as Ferran Adrià, José Andrés, and Grant Achatz have moved out of the kitchens and into the bars—why shouldn't you be able to get in on …

Sugar Rush: Manhattan Special Affogato at Nicoletta

Here's a soda that doesn't get much play anymore: Manhattan Special espresso soda, the thick, buzzy, made-in-New-York soft drink I grew up on and go crazy for every time I encounter. Leave it to the dessert side of Michael White's Nicoletta to take it where I never knew I always needed it to go: an …

Pour Your Date An El Presidente

Prepare this simple, seductive cocktail<p>Whipping out a bottle of pre-made cocktail mixer on a date is like pulling up to a drive-thru for dinner. You're not a cheap guy and your date deserves better. Skip the supermarket shelves stocked with neon colored instant cocktails and opt for a DIY drink …

Thirsty Thursday: Peach Julep

<b>It’s more than just alliteration;</b> <b>it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start.</b> Kicking it off right is …

Stewed Taco Perfection at Guisados in LA's Boyle Heights

What does it feel like to be considered one of the top taco purveyors in all of Los Angeles? You'd have to ask <b>Armando De La Torre</b>, co-owner of <b>Guisados</b>, the stewed taco phenomenon that's been growing on LA for a few years now. It's not hard for curious diners to find the man; just wait long enough …