So, mangosteens are now legal in the States. Are they worth the hefty price tag they command? Boxes of 8 go for up to $39, due to their highly perishable nature. Ed Levine says yes, though, quoting R.W. Apple, who said he'd pick a mangosteen over a fudge sundae. Would you?
More from Serious Eats below, including a great entry from our favorite column there: Dinner Tonight has Warm Cannellini Bean and Herb Salad. Plus avocado soup, a healthier oatmeal raisin cookie, and best charcoal for your grill.
Grilling Smackdown: Lump Charcoal vs. Briquettes There's no more fundamental and fiercely debated topic than lump charcoal vs. briquettes. There really is no easy answer, but there are some charcoal essentials you should know that will help you make the right choice.
Eating for Two: A Healthier Oatmeal Raisin Cookie? The Well-Rounded Pregnancy Cookbook offers up a pumped-up "nutritional value" thanks to the shredded coconut and sunflower seeds, as well as decreased guilt, which we all know is very bad for you.
Dinner Tonight: Warm Cannellini Bean and Herb Salad Yum yum yum. Nothing else to say but that.
Chilled Avocado Soup with Crab When the weather heats up, try this cool soup and even cooler crab addition.