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The Japanese Way to Make Potato Salad

Japanese versions of Western dishes, known as y?shoku cuisine, may look like the originals that inspired them, but the flavor is unmistakably Japanese. Take this potato salad, which derives its unique flavor from Japanese mayo, rice vinegar, and hot mustard.

16 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Your Independence Day Grill

Can't decide what to make for the biggest cook-out holiday of the year? We've got you covered. From smoky ribs to spiced kebabs, juicy pork chops, and spicy chicken wings, we have 16 great excuses to fire up your grill this Fourth of July.

The Serious Eats Tomato Shopping Guide

There are few things better than a ripe, juicy tomato right off the vine. Eaten raw, sliced for sandwiches, whizzed into a simple summer gazpacho, tossed into an herbaceous salad, or simmered into savory jam, the tomato is versatile and vibrantly flavorful—at least when it's in season. Here are the ones you should be looking for.

21 Juicy Burger Recipes for Your July 4th Cookout

A great burger with a charred crust and a juicy, savory interior is a cornerstone of summer's best cookouts. It doesn't hurt that it's also one of those crowd-pleasing foods that's easy to make in bulk. From vegan and vegetarian options to the meatiest, cheesiest, over-the-top-iest burgers of your dreams, we've got 21 recipes to make this July 4th one for the history books.

The Best Gas Grills Under $500, 2015 Edition

With over 500 grilling equipment reviews under his belt (and 20 grills out in his backyard at any given moment), Max Good knows a thing or two about 'em. Here are his 2015 picks for the five best gas grills, from $99 to $499.

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

This week, we had a taco party, celebrated a birthday, and dug into some Malaysian beef jerky. Plus, Max and Daniel head off to Boston on a hunt for the city's best bites. See it all in the slideshow!

Hold the Mayo, Make Grilled Potato Salad for Your Next Cookout

I've been a fan of grilled potatoes ever since the first time I tried them, and a well-constructed, bright, fresh, balanced potato salad is one of my cookout go-tos. So I have no idea why it took so long to occur to me to put the two together. Show More Summary

Portland Beer: 6 Must-Visit New Breweries in Beervana

In Portland, Oregon, there's always new beer to taste and a new brewery opening its doors. Here's our guide to the city's must-visit new destinations for beer lovers.

Pair Vietnamese Noodles With Italian Flavors for a Seafood Pasta Salad That Never Ends

Two classic dishes—Italian-style seafood salad and refreshing pasta salad— collide in this perfect summer dish, bright with lemon and olive oil. The secret is in the selection of pasta: Asian rice noodles deliver the perfect texture and flavor-absorbing powers to make every bite taste like pure seafood-salad bliss.

The Dark Side of the Spoon: What Astronauts Eat in Space

You know astronaut ice cream? That hard, crumbly freeze-dried mystery sweet in the guise of a Neapolitan? Astronauts don't actually eat it. So what are our space explorers actually eating? It's surprisingly quite tasty.

The Best Charcoal Grills Under $500 (2015 Edition)

If you have a lot of money, it's as easy to select a great grill as to select a great wine. The trick is finding a great one that's also affordable. With over 500 grilling equipment reviews under my belt and ten grills out in my backyard at any given moment, I know a thing or two about buying grills. Here are my picks for the best five charcoal grills for $500 or less.

Want Mindblowing Mint Chip Ice Cream? Ditch the Bottle of Extract

I'm about to dive deep into the makings of the perfect mint chip ice cream, but I need to get this out of the way: The stuff made with extract tastes like toothpaste to me. Now if your crystalline vision of the perfect ice cream is a...Show More Summary

A Double Dose of Marinade Gives Greek-Style Grilled Chicken Extra Flavor

Grilling culture in Greece is inherently relaxed and groovy. More often than not, all it takes is a fire, a ton of olive oil and lemon, some garlic, and some herbs to transform meat and seafood into party-worthy fare. But with traditional methods, by the time the skin finally gets crisp, the meat is dry and overcooked. Show More Summary

The Chain Breaker: A Dairy Queen Like No Other

"Corporate would love for us to disappear, no question about that," says Moorhead Dairy Queen owner Troy DeLeon. With its seasonal hours and walk-up service windows—plus a penchant for producing menu items you won't see elsewhere—the...Show More Summary

An Easy-but-Impressive Father's Day Feast

I'm sure your dad loves you unconditionally and probably had lots of patience for burnt pancakes when you were a kid, but I think we can agree that it's even better to cook something as delicious as it is memorable. It's a tall order, I know. Which is why we're here to help.

The New Rules of Pasta Salad: How to Work With Asian Noodles

The key to making good pasta salad is usually not to make it like salad at all. But there's one big exception, and that's when you're working with Asian noodles. Whether we're talking soba, ramen, rice noodles, or others, these noodles work incredibly well when approached as a salad—raw vegetables, tart dressings, and all. Show More Summary

This Week in Recipes

Three great twists on barbecue sauce, the ultimate pasta salad, and a summery bourbon punch. See everything we made this week at Serious Eats.

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

This week, we had a special visitor (ROBYN!!!), dug into ice cream, and drooled over Vicky's best bites from Iceland. See it all in the slideshow!

13 Spirited Father's Day Gifts for Dads Who Drink

If you think Pop appreciated the paperweight you got him for Father's Day last year, just wait till his eyes light up when you set a bottle of primo hooch and a chunky pair of tumblers on the table and wordlessly pour out two fingers. Nearly every dad who drinks would prefer a tasty dram to a new necktie on the third Sunday of June.

12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

I've been to enough cookouts in my time to recognize the warning signs of tough, sooty, or downright dangerous meat to come. Here are some of the most common mistakes beginning grillers make and how to avoid them.

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