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Vegan Dan Dan Noodles Recipe

Classic Dan Dan noodles are made with pork, pickled vegetables, and plenty of chili oil. In this version, we pack in all the flavor and texture with mushrooms fried until golden brown and chewy.<p><b>Note:</b> Chinkiang vinegar is a black vinegar that can be found in most Chinese grocers or online. When …

Video: How to Poach Eggs, the Foolproof Method (Really!)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Wouldn't it be great if there was a poached egg method that works every time, and better yet, allows you to poach your eggs in advance, ready to be served at moment's notice?<p>I've wanted to write about poached eggs for a …

Dinner Tonight: Bucatini with Spicy Shrimp, Arugula, and Breadcrumbs

What's the line between a delightfully simple pasta dish and a boringly spare one? For some reason, my first impulse is to toss everything I've got in the pot and hope it becomes a dynamic dish, but that almost never works. All of my favorite pasta dishes tend to be straightforward—carbonara, …

SXSW Guide: Where to Eat in Downtown Austin

View SXSW Guide: Where to Eat Near the Action in a larger map<p>South by Southwest (SXSW) kicks off today and is going down until March 17. The huge festival includes music, independent films, and emerging technologies, with food content also becoming more common. Check the schedule for food crawls, …

Irish Cheddar Fondue With Stout and Whiskey Recipe

This is a simple fondue recipe featuring Irish cheddar cheese. The addition of Irish stout adds some malty undertones to the fondue, while a splash of Irish whiskey provides an extra bit of bite and spice to the rich and nutty melted cheese.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 cups shredded Irish …

Cook the Book: 'Try This at Home' by Richard Blais

I'd venture to guess that almost anyone with a television knows the name or at least the spiky blonde coif of <b>Richard Blais</b>. He's one of the most successful Top Chef alums. After competing twice (and winning once), Blais has opened a few restaurants in the Atlanta area including the mini-chain, FLIP …

Richard Blais's Pimento Jack Cheese Sandwiches

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Pimento cheese is one of my favorites from the Southern canon, and I find it's best when sandwiched between buttered white bread and grilled until crisp on the outside, gooey on the inside. So when I run into a …

The Food Lab Lite: Pasta with Crab, Tomato, and Chilies

Yeah, it's still snowing on and off in New York, but we're on the cusp of crabbing season, which probably explains why I've got crabs on the mind. It also helps that it's my wife's favorite seafood and she's about to embark on a six month west-coast sabbatical so I'm trying to squeeze in all the …

Check Out the Winners of Our 2013 Pi Day Baking Contest!

We saw many amazing pies entered in our <b>Pi(e) Day Baking Challenge with Instructables</b> this year, but it's time to raise our forks to the grandest of them all. Check out the winners of this year's contest! Special thanks to our prize partner King Arthur Flour, and to all of the pie-bakers who entered …

22 Asparagus Recipes We Love

Gallery22 Asparagus Recipes We Love<p>Spring is pretty much upon us, which means asparagus is starting to poke up in farmers markets and now we have no excuse <i>not</i> to get off your butt and get some. The sweetest, most flavorful asparagus is always the stuff that comes from closest to you because the …

Poached Goose Egg at Chef Frederik de Pue's Table in Washington DC

Inside <b>Chef Frederik de Pue</b>'s recently opened <b>Table</b> in the Shaw neighborhood of D.C., you'll find a minimally decorated converted garage where chef de Pue and his staff work in full view of diners in an exposed kitchen that runs the length of the space. Those that enjoy the theater of cooking should …

Dinner Tonight: Tostadas with Kale, Refried Beans, and Cheese

Last week I became infatuated with pairing kale and refried beans. Something about how the creamy, well-seasoned beans played off the earthy, tender kale really worked for me. But I didn't know where to go with this simple combination besides just tossing them in a warm corn tortilla and calling it …

Snapshots from Vietnam: A Guide To Hanoi's Best Street Food

GallerySnapshots from Vietnam: A Guide To Hanoi's Best Street Food<p>Hanoi is a street food paradise. The mazelike alleys of the tourist-heavy Old Quarter and the more traditional Truc Bach lake area are crammed with stalls and makeshift storefronts, all bearing toy-sized plastic stools and …

What's Your Iced Coffee Method?

I don't always agree with IsItIcedCoffeeWeather.com about whether we've hit the frosty-coffee season. As long as the sun is out (even if the wind is brisk), I'm game for a cool afternoon caffeine kick. But these days there's an entire menu of possible iced coffee brewing methods...even if you're …

Motorino Hong Kong: Off to a Decent Start

Motorino Hong Kong<p>14 Shelley Street, Soho, Hong Kong (Map); +852 2801 6881; motorinopizza.com/hongkong <b><br>Pizza type:</b> Neapolitan<b><br>Oven type:</b> Gas and wood-burning<b><br>The Skinny:</b> Great toppings are let down by the crust, at various times soggy or burnt.<b><br>Price:</b>The cheapest pizza is the Marinara at HK$98 (about …

Our Favorite Smoothies in Portland, OR

GalleryOur Favorite Smoothies in Portland, OR<p>With summer just around the corner, and even a few sunny days under our belts, it's finally time to shed our heavy winter oatmeal breakfasts and hot soup lunches in favor of lighter, brighter ones. Like, say, big, colorful fruit and vegetable-packed …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Pan-Roasted Salmon with Collards and Radish Raita

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Serve the salmon with raita, which gets a peppery twist from the addition of grated daikon radish.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ounces daikon (Japanese white radish) or white turnip, peeled, shredded (about ½ cup)<p>¼ English hothouse cucumber, grated (about …

Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød

4 Servings<p>"You can put whatever you want on them," says chef Nicolaus Balla, who serves the Scandinavian open-face sandwiches at San Francisco's Bar Tartine. Simply slather a creamy spread like butter or sour cream on dense rye bread. Rob with classic combos like roast beef and crisp onions, or …

Gwyneth Paltrow's Peach Cooler

Makes 4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 very ripe peaches, peeled, cut into 1/2' wedges<p>6 tablespoons peach liqueur<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 cup vodka<p>1 English hothouse cucumbert<p>2 cups chilled Prosecco<p>1 1/2 cups chilled soda water<p>12 fresh mint leaves<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Using a muddler or wooden …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Mile-High Chocolate Pie

10 Servings<p>This chocolate pie recipe has everything you need in order to live: chocolate wafer cookies for crunch, fluffy chocolate mousse filling, and crème fraîche meringue.<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pie crust, homemade or store-bought<p>4 large egg whites<p>3/4 cup plus 3 Tbsp. sugar<p>10 ounces …