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The Secret to Perfectly Cooked Jambalaya: Use Your Oven

Red Creole jambalaya is a classic of New Orleans cookery: a pot of rice loaded with meats, seafood, tomatoes, and more flavor than you'll know what to do with. The secret to this one is in carefully orchestrated steps to deepen and build flavor, plus a trip to the oven to guarantee you don't end up with a burnt layer of rice on the bottom of your pot.

Pressure Cooker Chile Verde: 15 Minutes of Work, Flavor for Days

There's a reason that my recipe for easy green chili with chicken made in the pressure cooker is one of my most popular pressure cooker dishes. The flavor-to-work ratio is simply off the charts. Here's the gist of it: Dump some ingredients into a pressure cooker. Show More Summary

BraveTart: How to Measure a Cup of Flour

While measuring flour with a kitchen scale will always be the most accurate method, for those still baking with cups, how you measure the flour can make a big difference in your results.

Beyond Burgers: 14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes

There's a whole world of easy, delicious recipes that you can make with ground beef, including cheese-stuffed meatloaf and spicy Pakistani skewers, Jamaican beef patties and comforting brown rice congee. If you're interested in expanding your ground beef repetoire beyond the burger, keep reading for 14 of our favorite recipes.

The Food Lab: Detroit-Style Pizza Is the Best Thing You're Gonna Make This Year

This is not everyday pizza. It's not every-week pizza. It might not even be every-month, if you want to live to a reasonable age. But damn, is it good pizza. So good that it's worth a trip to Detroit just to taste it. So good that it's...Show More Summary

The Best Nonstick Pans Are the Cheap Ones

When you're buying nonstick cookware, spending a lot doesn't make much sense. Here's why, and what you should buy instead.

13 Ramen Recipes to Build a Perfect Bowl at Home

If you're ready to give making ramen from scratch at home a try, we've rounded up our favorite recipes for classic (and not-so-classic) broths and flavorful toppings like marinated eggs and braised pork. And in case there are still a few instant packs in your cupboard, we've got recipes like ramen pizza and ramen-crusted fried chicken to put them to good use.

The Food Lab: Turn Sad Old 'Shrooms Into Easy, Creamy Mushroom Soup

The other day, I discovered some old mushrooms in the bottom of my fridge, most of them bruised and discolored. The bad news is that once mushrooms start showing discoloration or soft spots like that, they're not really any good for roasting or salads or even pizzas, where those flaws and soft spots make them kinda unappetizing. Show More Summary

Got Malt? Whip Up a Batch of Butterscotch-y Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Have some barley malt syrup leftover from homemade bagels? Put it to good use in these chewy, crispy, nutty, malted chocolate chip cookies.

Oscar Nom Noms: An Academy Awards Menu to Win Them All

Another year, another Academy Awards, another Oscars party to plan for. Here at Serious Eats, that means it's also time for another pun-tastic Oscars party menu of dishes appropriate for the occasion.

Homemade Brown Sugar: Quicker Than a Trip to the Store

Anyone who's ever run out of brown sugar in the midst of a baking marathon can appreciate the convenience of a DIY alternative, but it's important to correctly calculate the blend of white sugar and molasses. Here's how.

It's Not Delivery, It's 22 Homemade Pizza Recipes

We've got tons of pizza recipes, from New York-style and Neapolitan pies to French bread pizza done right.

Plastic Wrap Makes Food Processor Cleanup a Snap

Even the most efficient kitchen appliances can be flawed, regardless of whether they do their intended job. From box graters to food mills to the ubiquitous food processor, some appliances are infuriatingly difficult to clean. But with just a sheet of plastic wrap, you can say good-bye to dirty food processor lids for good. Here's how.

Use the Pressure Cooker for Beef Barley Soup in Half the Time

A classic beef barley soup is a wintertime staple, but it takes a while to cook...unless you use a pressure cooker. This recipe takes advantage of the higher temperatures of a pressure cooker to get a deeply flavorful beef barley soup on the table in about an hour from start to finish.

For Irish Coffee With a Bittersweet Note, Add a Double Dose of Amaro

Spiked coffee goes bittersweet in this deliciously rich hot cocktail, made with crème de cacao, Amaro Averna, Gran Classico, and bourbon.

The Difference Between Blackstrap and True Molasses

Got a jar of blackstrap in the pantry? For the love of all that is sweet and delicious, please don't use it as a substitute for true molasses.

How to Make Earthy, Smoky Penne Boscaiola (Pasta With Mushrooms and Bacon)

This earthy, smoky classic pasta dish has all the flavors of the forest and a campfire packed into it. Loaded with mushrooms, bacon, tomatoes, and a touch of cream, it'll momentarily transport you from wherever you are to a cabin in a wintertime woodland.

Why Every Kitchen Needs a Salt Pig (or Two)

Easy and immediate access to salt is one of the keys to a good kitchen setup. Your best bet: a salt pig or other dedicated large salt cellar. Maybe even more than one. Here's why.

A Cure for Everything: 17 Warming Chicken Soup Recipes

17 chicken soup recipes that'll hit the spot, whether you're sick or you're just cold and hungry.

Knife Skills: How to Mince Fresh Sage Leaves

This quick video will show you how to properly mince sage for recipes.

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