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17 Recipes for a Homemade Dumpling Feast

I could practically live off dumplings—and, thanks to the dollar dumpling joint a few blocks from my house, there have been periods in my life during which I nearly have. I prefer not to think about how many of their pork and chive dumplings I've consumed in the past year and a half, but the total …

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, and mild, with a faint layer of cream beneath the skin that gushes a little when …

How To Make Egg Drop Soup: The Video

<b>Warm the stock or broth:</b> Pour the stock into a saucepan and place over medium-high heat. Put the smaller flavoring extras you're using into a tea …

Food Preservation

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

Sautéed Corn With Chorizo, Cilantro, and Lime Juice Recipe

I could write an entire book just about the things that go well sautéed with sweet summer corn. I'm serious about that. And with that in mind, it seemed like a no-brainer to include corn as part of our Easiest Summer Ever collection of four-ingredient, no-fuss, vegetable-centric recipes. Here, we …

Chorizo

Take an Oven Chill Pill: The Magic of Grilling Butternut Squash

I recently shared a whole bunch of ideas for great fall vegetables you can grill. But I realized that one of my all-time favorites, butternut squash, only made it onto the list as an (admittedly delicious) butternut squash soup. There are so many other ways to serve it!<p>To fill this recipe void, I …

Articles about sustainable wisconsin home nearly grid on Dwell.com - Dwell

After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient …

Energy Efficiency

Articles about triangular shape helps minimal house gain privacy its neighbors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing from traditional architecture, Long An House in Southern Vietnam allows natural elements like light, air, and water to...<p>Jean Verville architecte designed FAHOUSE, a residence burrowed in the middle of a hemlock forest in Eastern Townships, Canada.<p>A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver …

Architecture

Taqueria Guacamole

Makes about 2 cups<p>It doesn't take a rocket scientist to make this simple guacamole. Make sure you're avocados are ripe and your limes are juicy and you're on the way to guacamole heaven.<p>June 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large ripe avocados, halved, pitted, peeled, chopped<p>2 tablespoons fresh lime …

Kosher

Semprius' Stacked Solar Cells Could Make Solar Energy Cheaper Than Natural Gas

Two of the main obstacles to the widespread adoption of solar energy are cost and efficiency. However researchers at the Durham, North Carolina-based …

Clean Energy

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David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

Grilling: Smoked Lamb Barbacoa

I've had Kenji's beef barbacoa recipe on a running "must-make" list ever since he posted it back in April. The reality of my limited time—between working my day job and developing grilling recipes for this column—means that non-grilled dishes often fall to the wayside. But my desire for a taste of …

Breakfast Churros with Cinnamon Sugar Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> The first time I tasted a churro, I was in Los Angeles with a friend and we …

Banh Mi Pork Burgers with Cucumber, Carrots, and Cilantro

Being a Top Chef contestant can be grueling and exhausting and crazy fun. When we're all wiped out from nonstop competition, we do what we do best: …

Burgers

Buttery, Flaky Frangipane Puff Pastry Waffles Recipe

This simple, insanely addictive dessert is made by filling puff pastry with homemade frangipane (an easy buttery almond paste), then cooking it on a hot waffle iron until crisp, flaky, and utterly delicious.<p>For step-by-step rolling instructions, please see the photos in this post about puff pastry …

How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …

Vietnam

Grilled Steak with Parsley-Parmesan Salad

4 Servings<p>The rich and beefy flatiron is also known as a top blade steak, but you can use any cut.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound flatiron steak<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves<p>2 oz. Parmesan, …

Grilling

“Tater Tots” with Spicy Mayonnaise

6 Servings<p>No disrespect to the frozen tots these are based on, but making your own is way more fun than opening a bag (and they taste better, too).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>spicy mayonnaise<p>1 cup mayonnaise<p>1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotles in adobo<p>1 teaspoon gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)<p>¼ …

Eggs

All About Flank Steak, and 6 Tips on How to Cook It

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're learning all about flank steak -- including how to cook it to</i> …

5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

Dinner Tonight: Lamb Biftekia + Greek Mahogany Potatoes

For tonight's dinner, we'll rely on our senses. Our hands will do most of the work, picking up a tool or two along the way to muddle a sauce and grill our meat. The biftekia, a cross between kebabs and hamburgers, encourages us to play with our food to form purposefully imperfect patties to our …

Homemade Maple-Espresso Cured Bacon Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This homemade bacon is made with pork belly and cured with maple syrup, espresso, brown sugar, and black pepper. It’s then smoked</i> …

BBQ

Fig, Prosciutto and Burrata Salad With Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

The name of this salad is quite a mouthful, but not as much a mouthful as your first bite of this fresh and crisp, sweet and creamy, savory and …

23 Food Reasons Colombians Know What's Good

Colombia is a country of many misconceptions.<p>Abroad, the South American nation has suffered from age-old stereotypes and misidentification – seriously, it’s Colombia, NOT Columbia – but none of it has ever stopped its people from being known as some of the happiest on earth (if you don’t believe …

The Demon Omatsu Murders Shirosaburō in the Ford

The Demon Omatsu Murders Shirosaburō in the Ford<p>From the series A New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures (Shinsen azuma nishikie)<p>Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Cut by Horikō Enkatsu. Published by Tsunashima Kamekichi, 14 banchi 2 chōme Bakuro-chō, Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.<p>Made in Japan,Meiji Period (1868-1912)<p>1885<p>Color woodcut on two panels (diptych)<p>Philadelphia Museum of Art

Egg Drop Soup | Soup recipe

<b>Egg Drop Soup with Rice Cakes</b> <br>Serves 4<p>Ingredients: <br>5 1/4 cups low sodium chicken stock <br>2 garlic clove, thinly sliced <br>1 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 teaspoon …