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Technique: How to Use Tamarind PulpSkills
Pad thai and many other Southeast Asian dishesThese blocks of tamarind pulp are the tamarind fruit pods stripped of the outer husk and compressed tightly together. Sometimes the seeds are removed, but we usually find a few errant seeds even in packages marked “seedless.” The pulp itself is very fibrous, so we need to soften it and push it through a fine-meshed strainer to separate the edible pulp from the strands of fiber.First cut off the portion you need.
Oct 4, 2022
Vegetarian Mushroom StewRecipes
Cook once and eat it all week long.
Sep 27, 2022
White Pizza Is for Cheese-LoversRecipes
Skip the tomato sauce and put milky mozzarella front and center.
Sep 23, 2022
The Two-Minute Magic Ingredient That's Always in My FreezerRecipes
I always have this Puerto Rican staple ready to add to stews, stir-fries, and any other dish that needs a quick burst of flavor.
Sep 23, 2022
30-Minute Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls Are Perfect for Lazy MorningsRecipes
Sit back, relax, and let a box of puff pastry do all the work for you.
Sep 21, 2022
Cooking While Traveling? Pack a Portable Spice Kit!Skills
As I’ve gotten older I’ve come to enjoy renting a house or apartment when I travel. It makes my trip feel more personal and comfortable than staying in a hotel, and above all I really love having the option to cook at least some of my meals. I’ve also learned that creativity is essential when you’re cooking while traveling. Aside from basic cookware, utensils and dishes, my expectations for the kitchen in my vacation rental are pretty low.
Sep 20, 2022
This Easy Weeknight Meatball Recipe Has One Ingenious Trick Up Its SleeveRecipes
It was born out of pure laziness.
Sep 18, 2022
Fluffy Round Challah and Dukkah Make the Perfect PairRecipes
The dukkah is optional, but highly encouraged.
Sep 15, 2022
3 Easy Ways to Make a Boring Pot of Rice Taste AmazingSkills
Here are three tricks I use to give my everyday rice a little extra oomph in the flavor department.
Sep 11, 2022
There Are No Limits to What You Can Top with FurikakeRecipes
The Japanese seasoning is salty and savory.
Sep 11, 2022
How To Roast EggplantRecipes
Yes, it's possible.
Sep 10, 2022
Yes, Great Gluten-Free Stuffing Is PossibleRecipes
Here's how.
Sep 8, 2022
How To Peel and Mince Fresh GingerSkills
Fresh ginger is a staple in my kitchen. It is an extremely versatile ingredient that shows up in any course, from savory to sweet, be it main, beverage, dessert, or salad. It can even be medicine — hot ginger tea with lemon, honey and brandy will cure what ails you! In short, fresh ginger is essential to my cooking. Read on for my methods for peeling and mincing fresh ginger.
Sep 6, 2022
What’s the Difference Between Stock and Broth?Skills
Do you know?
Sep 6, 2022
Cheesy Baked Beef Rigatoni Is as Comforting as It Gets Recipes
Puddles of mozzarella in a meaty marinara tossed with tender rigatoni pasta.
Aug 31, 2022
Za'atar-Roasted Veggie and Bean Dip Is No-Fuss, High-RewardRecipes
One simple time-saving trick makes it extra luxurious.
Aug 29, 2022
These Fluffy Milk Bread Cinnamon Buns Are a Dream Come TrueRecipes
Did we mention that they also have a cinnamon, five-spice, and miso filling?
Aug 25, 2022
What’s the Difference Between White, Yellow, and Red Miso?Skills
More and more of us are discovering what a fantastic ingredient concentrated miso paste can be in our daily cooking – and not just for soup! Happily, many major stores have caught on and are starting to carry a variety of traditional misos to choose from. There are different types of misos and each is made from soybeans that have been fermented with either rice, barley or other grains. The real question is: how to choose?
Aug 9, 2022
What Is Gochujang, and How Do You Cook With It?Skills
This Korean red pepper paste will add serious kick and depth of flavor to anything you stir it into.
Aug 8, 2022
Creamy Horseradish Sauce = Your New Favorite CondimentRecipes
You'll want to spread it on EVERYTHING.
Aug 8, 2022
This Traditional Meatloaf Is Homey and NostalgicRecipes
It's like a warm hug.
Aug 7, 2022
Hoisin Sauce Is Funky, Sweet, and Savory Recipes
It's a condiment that doesn't hold back.
Aug 6, 2022
Apple Coffee Cake Is an Any-Time-of-Day CakeRecipes
If you bake one thing with apples this fall, it should be this.
Aug 4, 2022
This Summer Salad Tart with Bouncy Herbs Is as Fun and Delicious as It SoundsRecipes
An herby, fruity salad and a buttery crust are the stars of this height-of-summer dish.
Aug 2, 2022
Mornay Is France's Answer to Cheese SauceRecipes
It's as luxurious rich and creamy as you'd expect.
Jul 31, 2022
Homemade Old Bay Seasoning Is the Upgrade Your Seafood Needs Recipes
This Old Bay copycat might be better than the original.
Jul 29, 2022
Fonio with Strawberries and Peppery Greens Is the Perfect Summer SideRecipes
The lime vinaigrette is key.
Jul 29, 2022
This $10 Rub Is My Family’s New Go-To Seasoning for Grilling
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You'll use it over and over again!
Jul 26, 2022
This Fregola Recipe Will Become Your Go-To Pasta Salad This SummerRecipes
The kale and herb pesto is herby and bright.
Jul 25, 2022
This Pesto Rice Salad Is a Great Way to Use Up All the Greens You've GotRecipes
It's hearty, satisfying, and feeds four for less than $10!
Jul 21, 2022
Shawarma Pita Wraps — But Make it VeganRecipes
A plant-based take on the street-food classic.
Jul 21, 2022
This Is How to Make the Best-Ever Egg Salad SandwichRecipes
It's so easy but will make you feel fancy.
Jul 16, 2022
Cheesy Corn Garlic Bread Is the Summer Upgrade You NeedRecipes
It's everything we want to eat right now.
Jul 14, 2022
Creamy Cucumber Salad Is the Perfect Summer StapleRecipes
I've been making this version for years.
Jul 13, 2022
Stone Fruit Panzanella Is the Salad of the Summer Recipes
If your goal is to make just one really great and memorable summer salad, this is the one!
Jul 13, 2022
Coronation Coleslaw Is My Most-Requested Summer Potluck RecipeRecipes
Long live the Queen — and long live happy accidents that turn into delicious recipes!
Jul 6, 2022
Green Fruit Salad Will Make You Rethink HoneydewRecipes
Here, the mellow melon mingles with grapes, avocado, and mint.
Jun 30, 2022
Popped Hominy Salad with Fresh Corn and Basil Is Summer in a SkilletRecipes
Sweet, savory, and oh-so summery.
Jun 29, 2022
Crostata Is Italy's Answer to French GalettesRecipes
And this fresh peach version is a stunner.
Jun 27, 2022
This Stunning Watermelon Salad Is Full of Delicious SurprisesRecipes
Rethink the summer classic.
Jun 23, 2022
This Creamy Lobster Salad with Avocado and Herbs Tastes Like VacationRecipes
It makes for a sunny lunch or light dinner.
Jun 23, 2022
This Is the Only Blueberry Crisp I'll MakeRecipes
It's a classic recipe with two secret ingredients that make it the best.
Jun 19, 2022
This Cucumber Water Tastes Like a Day at the SpaRecipes
Simple and refreshing.
Jun 17, 2022
Hamburger Gravy Is a Cozy, Warm Blanket of a MealRecipes
Easy and comforting.
Jun 14, 2022
Homemade Pickle Relish Is Quick and SatisfyingRecipes
Your burgers and hot dogs will thank you.
Jun 13, 2022
Fresh Strawberry Muffins Are Sweet, Tender, and Easy to LoveRecipes
Move over, blueberries.
Jun 11, 2022
This Fresh Take on My Mom’s Pea Salad Will Be Your Go-to Summer SideRecipes
Peas and cheese? Yes, please!
Jun 5, 2022
Yes, from-Scratch Fried Chicken Sandwiches Are Worth the EffortRecipes
Better than Popeye's.
May 27, 2022
Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes Are Potluck-ReadyRecipes
A cuter form of the classic cake.
May 22, 2022
The Earthy and Smoky Spice Rubs I’m Using All Grilling Season Long
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You had me at saffron.
May 19, 2022
Breakfast Meatballs Are the Breakfast Meat You've Been MissingRecipes
Move over, bacon (but don't worry — there's bacon in here, too).
May 19, 2022
Recipe: Miso-Maple Sweet Potato Tacos with Coconut-Cilantro SauceRecipes
Now that you have taken the full behind-the-scenes tour of Jeanine & Jack’s radiant kitchen, we’re happy to bring you a special treat: a recipe from this cooking couple. You can count on Jeanine’s recipes to be bright, fresh, and full of flavor. These miso & maple glazed sweet potato tacos let us indulge in the tastes of fall. Jeanine not only gets her inspiration from several regional cookbooks, but also from the dining experiences she shares with her husband Jack.
May 17, 2022
There's Nothing Like the Joy of Homemade Garlic KnotsRecipes
This step-by-step recipe comes together in no time.
May 11, 2022
Here's How to Master Bananas Foster at HomeRecipes
Don't fear the flambé.
May 13, 2022
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Fried California Avocado Bánh Mì Will Seriously Up Your Sandwich GameRecipes
The San Francisco Bay Area has an innovative spirit that extends from the food scene to the technology sector and beyond. Well known as an important hub of California cuisine, here, seasonal, regional eating reigns supreme. Within this region, there’s a vibrant and thriving Vietnamese community in the South Bay (San Jose), which is home to some of the best restaurants around.
May 13, 2022
Flavor Combinations: Beans, Herbs, and SpicesSkills
With all the bean talk this month, we started thinking about which herbs and spices go well with specific varieties of beans. In general, most beans go well with herbs like parsley, rosemary, sage, savory, and thyme. You usually can’t go wrong with garlic and onions, either. Specific kinds of beans, like fava beans or mung beans, have other affinities with particular herbs and spices.This is not to say that other combinations won’t work.
May 12, 2022
Get Ready For Fall: Restock Your SpicesSkills
What are you most looking forward to cooking this autumn? Whether it’s a hearty stew, a batch of fall cookies Toss what’s stale, note what you use often and need more of, and replenish in preparation for cooking rich savory dishes, baked goods, and holiday meals (they will be here before we know it!). Although spices don’t spoil, most should be used within 6 to 12 months for maximum freshness.
May 12, 2022
What Are Your Favorite Ways to Use Chipotle Powder?Skills
Q: I just bought a bag of ground chipotle powder. I’ve never used it before but the smell was intoxicatingly delicious and I couldn’t resist buying it! I searched online for some recipes but had a tough time finding something appropriate for me (no red meat).I’m curious about some of your favorite recipes using ground chipotle powder which don’t involve red meat.Sent by LeahEditor: Leah, chipotle powder is one of my very favorite seasonings.
May 12, 2022
How Cheesy Budae Ramyun Connects 3 Parts of Chef Eric Ehler's IdentityRecipes
This recipe reflects his Korean roots, his American upbringing, and the Chinese food he’s cooked professionally in San Francisco.
May 12, 2022
10 Practical Ideas for Better Spice StorageKitchen
Cumin, coriander, cardamom. Sichuan pepper. Cinnamon sticks, cinnamon powder. Nutmeg, allspice, black pepper and ginger. Fermented black beans, red pepper flakes. These are just a few of the spices in my cupboard — all well-loved and frequently used. Storage for my heaps of spices has been a chronic challenge in my little kitchen; they’ve been squirreled away in bags, stuffed into tiny jars, spilling loose grains to drift into mounds on the floor of the cupboard.
May 11, 2022
Summer Living: Cooking With Fresh HerbsSkills
One of our favorite parts of summer is the abundance of fresh herbs–often in our own back yards!We find ourselves throwing herbs into everything we cook, relishing in their fresh green flavors. Since these herbs are so fresh, it doesn’t take a lot of persuasion to bring out their best flavor. We need to give them a little more TLC than their dried counter parts!
May 11, 2022
Organizing Your Spices: 20 Spice Storage Setups and SolutionsSkills
Many of us keep heaps of spices on hand in the kitchen, and that can create quite the storage conundrum. From wrangling dozens of little bulk-bin bags to rummaging around in the cupboard for the right jar, the whole process shouldn’t be so maddening. We love seeing how other cooks store and organize their spices because we’re always on the lookout for that “why didn’t I think of that?” tip.
May 11, 2022
Beyond Cayenne: 6 Ways to Add Spicy Heat to Any DishSkills
I love cayenne, don’t get me wrong. It adds a fantastic heat to any dish from scrambled eggs to curry. It’s just that sometimes I get a little bored of seeing “cayenne, optional” listed in recipes and need a reminder that there are other spices and seasonings out there that can give these dishes some serious kick.I’ll bet most of these seasonings are living in your fridge or cupboard right now, just waiting for to jump in and save the day.
May 11, 2022
Pickled Okra Is Tangy and Extra CrunchyRecipes
It's a great way to enjoy a taste of summer any time of year.
May 9, 2022
My Mother-in-Law’s Carrot Cake Is the Stuff of Legends. Now You Can Make It Too.Recipes
A thick, tangy cream cheese frosting is the perfect finishing touch.
May 8, 2022
Drizzle This Creamy Tahini Dressing on Just About AnythingRecipes
It's naturally vegan, too.
May 5, 2022
Jerk Seasoning Is Your Shortcut to Adding Instant Flavor to Any DishRecipes
It's impossible to make a dull dish with this seasoning mix.
May 2, 2022
If You Like a Mint Julep, You'll Love a Whiskey SmashRecipes
A simple, refreshing, and totally classic bourbon cocktail.
Apr 30, 2022
Creole Shrimp Burgers Are a Fresh & Spicy Take on Burger NightRecipes
Burger night just got even better.
Apr 26, 2022