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Mayo, Aioli, and Hollandaise: What’s the Difference?

<i>Header image: Green Garlic Aioli from CHOW</i>There is a certain type of restaurant out there that gets away with way too many crimes against the …

Seafood

5 Must-Try Lobster Rolls in the U.S.

Lobster roll season is well underway, but you don't have to make a trip to New England to track one down. Nowadays, diners can find variations of the iconic summer sandwich all over the U.S., available at seafood shacks and restaurants all around the country. Here are 5 to try during your summer …

Texas

The Food Lab: How to Sear Scallops

I remember a night, oh, a decade or so ago, when I decided to cook a scallop dinner for some girl I was trying to impress. That I don't remember exactly who this person was is a clue as to how the night went. I'd been cooking scallops for years in restaurant kitchens with no problems. <i>I got this one</i> …

Learning to Love Capers (With a Lot of Help from Tomatoes)

<i>I took the "greatest hits" from some of my favorite home cooks, combined them into one salad</i><i>, and added a whole lot of crispy oven-roasted capers.</i><p>My name is Sarah Jampel and I was born with a distaste for capers.<p>At least that’s what I thought until I ordered the roasted vegetable lasagna in the bar …

Science Has Officially Found a Hangover Cure

A new study proves that this drink works better than anything else.<p>Everyone has a theory about the best way to cure, or even prevent, the dreaded hangover. There's padding your belly with greasy pizza, taking ibuprofen before bed, chugging gallons of coffee in the morning, and the bold …

Alcohol

7 Epic Homemade Mayo Recipes

Take your egg salad from great to epic by making it with an awesome homemade mayonnaise. Here are seven epic recipes to get you started:<p>Thanks to mad …

Cooking

How To Make A Tropical Mai Tai, According To The Experts

If there's one cocktail that defines a perfect getaway to the Hawaiian isles, it's the Mai Tai.<p>A delicate blend of citrus, with hints of almond and a smoky rum, Hawaii's Mai Tais are both sinfully strong and delightfully sweet. Tourists love to order them (they're charmingly garnished with a piece …

Northern California

11 Irresistible Recipes for Heirloom Tomatoes

Our food calendar has two seasons: heirloom tomato season and then, sadly, the rest of the year. When heirloom tomatoes weigh down the tables at …

Tomatoes

Flavors of #HowISummer: Fried Chicken, Boozy Watermelon and Life-Changing Deviled Eggs

Here, some highlights of what F&W editors have been cooking and eating over the past week.<p><i>If F&W editors are great at one thing, it's eating. They're</i> …

Flavors

How to Eat (and Drink) Your Way Around Charleston, South Carolina

<i>Welcome to The Holy City, the culture and culinary capital of the lowcountry.</i><p><i>Photo by andrewpickneyinn.com via Flickr</i><p>Before visiting any new city, town, or hamlet, I have to research it online to find the best possible places to eat and drink. <b>My attitude is that if I'm only going to have a few</b> …

Why You Should Always Slice Steak Against the Grain

It's just more delicious.<p>A steak is a steak any way you slice it. But it's more tender when you slice against the grain. This applies regardless of whether it's strip steak or flank steak.<p>The idea is that instead of cutting parallel to the long fibers of cooked muscle tissue, you cut against them. …

Cooking

'Tis the Season for Asparagus: 7 Simple and Delicious Recipes

It's spring and asparagus is the star. There are endless ways to prepare this versatile vegetable, but these recipes are all super simple and delicious.<p><b>1. Green Pea & Asparagus Soup with Feta, Mint, and Pita Croutons</b><p>This wholesome soup is topped with feta cheese and pita croutons, which add tangy …

This Trick Will Save You From Endless Hours Of Peeling Potatoes

Peeling potatoes can be dull and tough, especially if you're preparing a meal that requires a lot of them. Sure, there are certain methods that promise to save time -- like this power drill trick -- but they often seem to do more harm than good. But thanks to ultimate lifehacker Dave Hax, we just …

How to Re-Imagine Bolognese to Make It Even Better

This bolognese bakes in the over for 6 hours, but is worth it.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Mike Easton<p>Chef / Il Corvo / Seattle<p>There’s a line at Il Corvo every day. I know, because I’ve …

Italian Food

Scotch Eggs - Crispy Sausage-Wrapped Soft Cooked Egg - How to Make Scotch Eggs

This Could Be the First Hangover-Free Wine

According to research published in <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology, s</i>cientists at the University of Illinois have figured out a way to alter the genetics of yeast. This could lead to improved health benefits or even reduced hangovers for wine lovers. Phys.org reports that Yong-Su Jin— the …

Biology

Why Adding Milk To Your Scrambled Eggs Is A Mistake

Scrambled eggs may be one of the more simple items on the breakfast menu to make at home, but as easy as they are to cook, they're equally easy to screw up.<p>One common mistake people make when cooking scrambled eggs is adding milk or cream. You may have been whisking your eggs with milk since you …

Breakfast

Healthier Jambalaya For Fat Tuesday

Our healthy jambalaya made with whole grain farro and succulent shrimp. Who could resist this spicy supper?!<p>Especially during the cold months, I love cooking jambalaya, a classic Louisiana Creole dish made with rice and spices. I enjoy it so much mainly because it’s an easy one-pot meal that tastes …

Cooking

Dig in and enjoy this one-pot Super Bowl chili and guacamole

Hoping to score big at your Super Bowl party? Here are Laura Vitale's recipes for one-pot chili, homemade guacamole, maple cornbread muffins and more.<p><b>Chili</b><br>Serves 4-6<p><i>Ingredients:</i><p>1/2 lb of sweet Italian sausage, removed from the casing<br>• 1/2 lb of ground beef<br>• 1 large onion, diced<br>• 1 red bell pepper, seeded …

Ice Cream

Ham, Gruyère, and Caramelized Onion Galette + Darkness at the Edge of Town

<i>Today: Warm your spirits during the darkest January days.</i><p>Welcome to January's homestretch. You feel it; we feel it -- the days are dark and gloomy, and that bitter chill in the air makes getting out of bed that much harder. It's times like these when, in an ideal world, we wouldn’t get out of bed. …

6 Killer Game Day Gumbos

Here are six incredible gumbos to make—all perfect for Super Bowl Sunday.<p>The hardest part about gumbo is making the roux. Luckily, chef Sean Brock is …

Cooking

Dig in and enjoy this one-pot Super Bowl chili and guacamole

Hoping to score big at your Super Bowl party? Here are Laura Vitale's recipes for one-pot chili, homemade guacamole, maple cornbread muffins and more.<p><b>Chili</b><br>Serves 4-6<p><i>Ingredients:</i><p>1/2 lb of sweet Italian sausage, removed from the casing<br>• 1/2 lb of ground beef<br>• 1 large onion, diced<br>• 1 red bell pepper, seeded …

Ice Cream

8 Bacon-Packed Super Bowl Recipes

Here, eight ways to eat more bacon this Sunday.<p>If you've seen this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, you now know the effortless way to make big …

Cooking

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …

No Let-Up in High-End NYC Steakhouses

If I may make one prediction for the year 2015, it is that the misnomer "healthy food" will fade while the even more misleading term "unhealthy food" will also become passé, except among those who believe in Dr. Oz.<p>For, from all I see happening in the U.S. restaurant sector, the idiocy of …

Ice Cream

Energize your eggs: 11 easy ways to upgrade your morning scramble

If you know how to cook, and even if you don’t really, chances are you can scramble eggs — a skillet of scrambled eggs is one of the quickest, simplest dishes around and often the first thing a new cook learns to make. Scrambled eggs also happen to be good for you — they’re packed with protein and …

Breakfast

Perfecting the Meatball With the Chefs Behind The Meatball Shop

Never suffer dry-as-a-puck meatballs again with our secret ingredients for perfectly juicy meatballs.<p>Meatballs. Everyone loves 'em, but why is it no one under the age of 70 seems to know how to make them without turning them into golf balls in red sauce?<p>Thankfully <b>Dan Holzman and Michael Chernow</b>—of …

Cooking

Garlic-Steamed Manila Clams

2 tbsp. olive oil<p>8 cloves garlic, chopped<p>2 small shallots, minced<p>1 cup dry white wine<p>1⁄2 cup clam juice<p>3 tbsp. unsalted butter<p>2 tbsp. minced …