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Grilled Shrimp and Sriracha Mayonnaise Are Perfect Partners in These Chinese Steamed Buns

Perfectly grilled shrimp have a clean, sweet shrimp flavor with a nicely charred crust and a plump, juicy texture. Now, give them character by stuffing them into these tender steamed Chinese buns, complete with crunchy shredded cabbage, quick homemade pickles, and a spicy and creamy Sriracha mayonnaise.

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Cauliflower?

Cauliflower's seen new life restaurant menus and magazine recipe pages, but professionals and savvy home cooks alike have long appreciated its gently sweet flavor, hefty crunch, ability to caramelize, and all those nooks and crannies to soak in sauce. So we asked a pool of experts for some fun, new ways to make the most of this alabaster vegetable.

Weekend Recap: This Week on Serious Eats

The best lobster rolls in Boston, our favorite new summer beers, how to DIY a smoker, and more! See what you missed this week on Serious Eats.

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

This week, we played around with a new pizza oven, ate cake, and found a jar. See it all in the slideshow!

6 New Must-Try Summer Beers

Summertime, and the drinkin' is easy. But choosing what to drink is actually a bit challenging. If you're tired of the same seasonal offerings and looking for something new, start here: six delicious, recently-released beers that are just the thing to quench your summer thirst.

Easiest Summer Ever: Figs, Melon, Jamón Serrano, and Basil

It's summertime, we have half day Fridays, a few extra hours of daylight to get our cocktails going, and things are supposed to be easy, darn it! In a conscious effort to simplify our lives and celebrate the awesomeness of fresh summer produce, we're spending the whole season coming up with the absolute easiest, freshest, and tastiest summer dishes we can think of.

17 Bright and Sweet July 4th Desserts

Your July 4th burgers and ribs are the perfect lead-in to a treat that's sweet enough to complement the smoke and impressive enough to make your guests ooh and ahh. Here are 17 delicious options.

5 Ice Cream Myths That Need to Disappear

While ice cream technology has certainly advanced in the past few hundred years, the basic recipes geared toward the home cook are pretty much what they've always been. That means old myths about making ice cream have never been questioned, and newly fashionable fancy foodists are spouting a lot of nonsense with no one holding them accountable. Today we put those myths to bed.

A Killer Vegetarian Fourth of July Menu Even an Omnivore Will Love

Independence Day is all about the burgers and hot dogs for a lot of people, but that doesn't mean that vegetarians (or plain vegetable lovers like me) can't celebrate their independence with a whole mess of smoky, charred, grilled foods and delicious side dishes as well. Show More Summary

The Food Lab: 5 Steps to the Best Grilled Shrimp

What does it take to get grilled shrimp that are as tender and juicy as the most delicately poached shrimp? Shrimp that burst with a decisive snap in your mouth, all with a deep, sweet, crisply charred crust? These five steps, that's what.

Firing Up the Grill? Give Your Cocktail a Little Char

Rambutan possesses a pleasant sweet-tartness that becomes much richer when you take it on a quick trip to the grill, where the sugars caramelize beautifully. The resulting slightly nutty flavors pair wonderfully with tequila, while fresh lime and grapefruit juice highlight the floral and tart elements of the rambutan in this drink.

20 Refreshing Drinks for Your Independence Day Party

If you're going to celebrate Independence day by a grill or on the beach, then you're going to need ice cold refreshments. Pull out your blender to prep a pitcher or two of frozen cocktails made with sweet summer fruit, or mix up a batch of sangria to bring along. Show More Summary

Peruvian Jalea is the Fried Seafood Dish to Rule Them All

I love all kinds of fried seafood, from oysters to Ipswich clams and fish and chips, but if I had to pick a favorite, Peruvian jalea would be one of the frontrunners. A platter of mixed fried seafood including fish, shrimp, and calamari, it's topped with a bright, refreshing, slightly spicy salad of red onions, tomato, and cilantro marinated in lime juice.

The Best Smokers Under $500, 2015 Edition

While you can smoke well on a grill if you know the tricks, nothing beats a dedicated smoker for succulent low-and-slow smoked ribs, pork, and brisket. You don't have to spend $10,000 on a big black submarine as seen on TV. Whether you...Show More Summary

18 Sides and Salads for Your July 4th Festivities

Meat tends to get all of the glory at summer grill-outs, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be accompanied by equally tantalizing side dishes. I'm talking flavorful grilled vegetables, cooling salads, and saucy baked beans. We've got 18 recipes to complete your Fourth of July feast that'll almost make your guests forget about those smoky, savory ribs.

No Tools? No Experience? No Problem. How I Hacked an Ace Barbecue Smoker

Sure, I could have bought my rib-master dad a generic smoker, which would have required minimal assembly but also sent a clear message: "Dad, you're worth exactly $199.99 and a sweaty afternoon." No, my dad deserved something homemade. The only problem: I had no idea what I was doing.

Kenji's Excellent Asian Adventures, Part 4: The Long, Smelly Road to Chengdu

It's difficult to type effectively right now, when your laptop is balanced on a single knee. Why don't I put my knees together and place my computer in my lap like a normal traveling-writer, you may ask? Well, if I were to do that, I'd end up putting my shoes in the puddle of human urine on the floor in front of me, duh. But we'll get to that.

Weekend Recap: This Week on Serious Eats

Essential Peruvian dishes, a handy tomato shopping guide, the best gas grills on the market, and more! Catch all of this week's stories from Serious Eats.

This Week in Recipes

The best tabbouleh salad, juicy and tender grilled pork sandwiches, and a Vietnamese twist of panzanella: see everything we made this week at Serious Eats!

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Snapshots from our trip to Boston, a day of bowling, and some stellar pasta from Osteria Morini. See what we were up to this week in the slideshow!

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