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Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner<p>Healthy Vegetarian Soup Recipes<p>Soups and stews are basic, and the techniques are classic. Each is based on a flavorful …

Recipes

The Best Bourbon Known To Man

In 1964, Congress declared bourbon the only native spirit of the United States. But in the past decade, the bourbon industry has exploded. While …

Whiskey

6 Bottles of Irish Whiskey You Need to Know

Blends, single malts, and more excellent bottles from the Emerald Isle.<p>If you’re a whiskey drinker, chances are you’ve given Irish whiskey a shot …

Emerald Isle

Japanese Whisky Release: Nikka Announces Yoichi And Miyagikyo Manzanilla Finished Single Malts

After their hugely successful 2017 Moscatel cask-finished single malts, released for the domestic Japanese market, and the two Rum-cask finished expressions released for the company’s Western fans, Nikka has announced two single malts finished in Manzanilla sherry casks, one from Yoichi and one …

Drinking

The 15 Best Bourbons of the Past 20 Years

Bourbons have become increasingly collectible. Here are the ones you need to stash away.<p>There’s much to love about the world’s great Japanese, …

Whiskey

National Bourbon Month: Where to try America's 'native spirit' in all 50 states

The United States Senate may be bitterly divided politically, but in 2007, it found one topic on which it could unify, declaring September "National Bourbon Heritage Month." Here's some of the language from the resolution that passed the Senate by unanimous consent:<p><b>Whereas Congress declared bourbon</b> …

Whiskey

Recipe: No-Knead Skillet Focaccia — Recipes from The Kitchn

There's something extra special about bringing warm, homemade bread to the table — perhaps it's because it's such an infrequent occurrence. If you'd …

Recipes

Homemade pita bread is so much better — and easier — than you might think

I still vividly remember the first time our baking instructor at culinary school made pita bread, shortly after dawn in a brightly lit Pasadena baking lab many years ago. She made a batch of bread dough, rolled it out into rounds the size of small Frisbees and deftly slid the discs onto the hot …

Los Angeles

How To Get Started In Astrophotography Landscapes

If you’ve never done it before, night photography can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! In this article I’ll discuss the gear I use and …

Landscape Photography

The Balvenie names successor to David C. Stewart MBE

<b>We received huge news this week from Speyside Scotch whisky creator The Balvenie: Kelsey McKechnie will become the brand’s apprentice malt master!</b><p>The …

Whiskey

This Creamy Indian-Spiced Cauliflower Is Light Enough for Summer

When most vegetables you're introduced to in childhood come in mushy boiled form, you might be forgiven for going to great lengths to avoid even one more plate of such pallid, soggy specimens. That was certainly the case with Matt, who grew up in rural England in the 1970s, where mealtimes tended …

Buttermilk Ice Cream: Like Frozen Yogurt, but Creamier

As a Kentuckian born and raised, buttermilk* is an ingredient I can count on having in my fridge just as surely as eggs and cream. I use it in everything from the buttermilk biscuits in my cookbook to giant pans of Texas sheet cake (not to mention crispy homemade granola, fluffy gingerbread, …

Ice Cream

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

Old-Fashioned Peach Cream Pie Recipe

"This is an old recipe handed down to me by my grandmother. It's really one of the best pies I've ever tasted."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup white sugar<p>2 …

Essential Irish Whiskeys For Your Liquor Cabinet

Gone are the days when Irish whiskey was considered the less-respected cousin of Scotch, or a cheap alternative to classier brown spirits. Over the …

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Crème Fraîche Galette with Heirloom Tomatoes

In the meantime, heat the oven to 425°F. Dust a work surface well with flour and roll the dough into a 12-inch round about 1/8-inch thick. Dust flour …

The Refreshing Openness Of The Bourbon Industry

Try this experiment: see if you can book a tour of your nearest consumer goods manufacturing plant.<p>Depending on the operation, you might get in the door. Beer makers usually offer generic tours, as do some auto manufacturers. Craft and specialty producers of all stripes are usually excited to show …

15 Pickling Recipes for Everything from Eggplant to Mango to Okra

Mason jars are for more than storing your weed.<p>What is a pickle? Does it have to be a cucumber? The state of Texas believes so. Should it be fermented, like kimchi or sauerkraut? Does it have to be infinitely shelf-stable? Pickle can be both a noun and a verb, and it doesn’t even have to be a verb …

Watch: How Does a $100 Blender Stack Up Against a $600 Version?

Before the KitchenAid stand mixer had its time, a blender was the one constant on a home kitchen’s countertop. Your average blender has been used to make everything from milkshakes and soups, to salad dressings, smoothies, hummus, and plenty others; which is why it’s among the personal favorites …

Where to Find the Best Middle Eastern Food in Atlanta

Persian, Turkish, Lebanese, and Israeli food, Atlanta’s got it all<p>Often coded as “Mediterranean,” Middle Eastern cuisine usually involves plates of meat, squishy eggplant or chickpea sides, and rice that is good but will never top the rice one’s grandmother makes. Atlanta offers plenty of these …

To drink fine bourbon on a budget, hunt ‘unicorns’

For more than year, I have chased unicorns.<p>I’ve searched the Tampa Bay area. I’ve hunted in Baltimore, Denver, Detroit, Cleveland and<br>Las Vegas. I’ve …

Middle Eastern Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Cuisine• <b><br>Middle Eastern</b><p>Sort:<p>Most Popular<p>latest<p>Middle Eastern The Best Baba GanoushA few simple tricks make this the richest, smokiest, creamiest baba ganoush in town.<p>Middle Eastern Hummus Fries With Spicy Tahini DipNot fried hummus, but a crispy chickpea-flour snack paired with a spicy tahini …

We need your help choosing the best craft distilleries in the country

The craft spirits industry is exploding, with more than 1,500 craft distillers at work across the United States (according to the American Craft …

Great Bay Area restaurants that aren't in San Francisco

Living in San Francisco, you can easily get caught up in your own little enchanted foodie heaven, convinced the center of the food universe exists within its 49 square miles.<p>You might think there's no reason to deal with the hassle — the BART delays, the traffic, the giving up of your parking space …

13 Homemade Bread Recipes – Never Buy Bread Again

When I asked on the Common Sense Home Facebook page if people were interested in bread recipes, I got a resounding, “Yes!” So I’ve rounded up some of …

5 Tax Deductions for Self-Employed Freelancers & Small Business Owners

Starting a new business is a serious challenge, with many things demanding a new business owner’s attention. There are lots of expenses associated …

20 Delicious Ice Cream Recipes to Sweeten Your Summer

Besides tasting better than store-bought (with few exceptions), homemade ice cream is one of the most fun and rewarding kitchen projects you can take on. That's because, once you get a machine and develop a practiced hand at the basics, you can churn up any flavor combination you can think of. …

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

Like Mushroom Pizza? We're Gonna Take You to Funghitown

I'm shamelessly cribbing the pun in the title of this post from former Serious Eats editor Adam Kuban's pop-up pizzeria, Margot's Pizza. Partly because I don't feel bad about it (I suggested he call his mushroom pie the "Funghitown" in the first place), and partly because it also gives me the …