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A guide to Sichuan cuisine, everything you need to know about keeping bees, and the secret to perfect, Italian-style eggplant parm: see everything you missed this week on Serious Eats.
Stuffed and grilled chicken breast five ways, fresh frozen daiquiris, spicy Cuban-style shrimp soup, and more! See everything we made this week after the jump!
This week we had an expert bread baker in the office, discovered a favorite Midwestern snack, and...well, we know this is all you really care about: THE DOGS ARE BACK.
This month we went off-menu at Mister Softee (if you haven't yet tried asking for them to add a fresh banana to your vanilla shake, you're welcome), sampled vibrant magenta prickly pear wine, and cut through the late-summer heat with Suze, a tasty French apéritif.
Okay, tag this one for cold weather. Beyond rich, this bread pudding from The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer Purcell (co-authored with Sandy Gluck) is total diet-busting comfort food. It's like filching the cheese toasts off 20 bowls of French onion soup and soaking them in heavy cream.
Should those of us with rooftops or backyards or ample acreage take the plunge and buy a colony or two? What does it take for us to be responsible beekeepers? If you're curious about making this daydream a reality, consider this your jumping-off point.
An easy fig jam, made on the stove, joins nutty Manchego cheese as the filling for simple but elegant stuffed chicken breasts. Finished in a port wine pan sauce with garlic, a touch of grainy mustard and heavy cream, the results are luxurious.
Chocolate-covered, peanut buttery and sugar-coated, puppy chow is the old-school Midwestern snack of our dreams. Plus, it takes five minutes to make, using only a microwave.
What's in a month of Serious Eating? A juicy burger, obviously, and some well-balanced pizza. A little high falutin' foie gras, a little friendly mac & cheese. Some steak, a bowl of incredible khao soi, and a couple racks of ribs. Tongue and bone marrow and takoyaki.
This is by no means a traditional turkey club sandwich: It is loaded with deeply roasted turkey-and-pork-belly shawarma, and accented with a flavorful bacon mayonnaise. All those rich ingredients are balanced with fresh tomato slices and peppery baby arugula. Show More Summary
It's not Labor Day without the red and white checkered table overflowing with salad. Here are 32 salad recipes for your long weekend.
Chocolate is made from tiny beans nestled inside cacao pods, whereas Solbeso is distilled from the juicy, pulpy fruit surrounding said beans. When this fruit is transformed into liquor, it yields a citrusy-tasting clear spirit—a bit like tequila, a bit like pisco, a bit like rum—with thick floral flavors laced with nutty undertones. Show More Summary
This dessert was developed for Tonia George's young daughter, who was diagnosed with Celiac disease. Not wanting to exclude her from enjoying sweets, The Ginger & White Cookbook author came up with this Middle Eastern-inspired loaf cake heavily flavored with pistachios and lemon. Show More Summary
There's more to Sichuan cooking than scorched taste buds and peppercorn-numbed lips. Here's the real deal on one of China's most exciting cuisines.
Vietnamese cuisine is world-famous, but few visitors to the Southeast Asian country think about what they'll be sipping on the streets of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. That's a mistake: the country's drinks are as delicious and diverse as its cuisine.
If summertime were a meal, Labor Day would be the dessert course. Enjoy a sweet long weekend with these pies, cakes, cookies, and no-bake treats.
This easy dish of cod cooked in foil packets with squash and fresh herbs is one of the easiest recipes to scale: it works the same whether you make it for one solo diner, for two, four, or a crowd of fourteen.
With Labor Day coming up, it's time to get your butt off the computer and out onto the deck for some chilling and grilling. We've rounded up dozens of our favorite recipes, from American classics like burgers and dogs to our favorite end-of-summer international dishes, to help you plan the best labor day cook-out (or cook-in) ever.
Sometimes a truth is so self-evident that you can't present an impartial case for both sides. So I'm just going to say it: sugar has no business in cornbread. To know why, you need to dig deep into the history of corn.
The best restaurants in Houston, six beers you should always have in your fridge, what it's like to travel, eat, and write about it for a living, and more! Check out everything that happened this week on Serious Eats.