Tag: Recipes

How Do You Make Canned Beans Taste Luxurious? Beurre Blanc

I’ve always thought of beurre blanc as a fragile, fussy, special-occasion sauce. The quiver of butter, wine and vinegar is a delight — if it’s emulsified correctly, then kept at the exact right temperature. Warm and coddled, it’s shiny, opaque and about as runny as fresh cream, which it is, sort of. Beurre blanc is […]

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This Knockout Spicy Sauce From Yemen Will Improve Almost Any Dish

For the entirety of Prune’s 20 years, I’ve confined myself — with pretty strict discipline — to cooking within a European-and-Mediterranean idiom. It has been two decades of salsa verde, gremolata, sauce gribiche and maître d’hôtel butter, with all the rest doused in olive oil. Of course, giving yourself the entire European-and-Mediterranean pantry is hardly […]

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Three Food Writers Try To Impress Eggslut’s Alvin Cailan With Breakfast Sandwiches

If ever there was a cooking battle that needs no introduction, it’s this one. Breakfast sandwiches are such a delicious no-brainer that it’s a marvel we haven’t featured them already. Egg. Cheese. Some sort of pork. This should be easy, right? Right? Turns out, not so much. For as straightforward as this meal sounds, it’s […]

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These Delicious Ingredients and Products Will Make You a Better Cook

Welcome to BUYABLES, a new series that will show you how to upgrade your life and the things you need to buy to do it. VICE Culinary Director Farideh Sadeghin stays busy. On any given day you can catch her in the office kitchen developing, testing, editing (and eating!) countless recipes—everything from vegan nachos to […]

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stuffed eggplant parmesan

I might be deeply ambivalent about:* fall (less the weather cooling off and more how long it insists up staying cooled off for; doesn’t 8 months seem excessive?),* stuffed vegetables (the good ones are great but the bad ones a very underseasoned-rice-in-green-peppers-cooked-until-soggy-and-gray, you know?),* and eggplant parmesan (mostly the staggering amount of effort made to […]

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Steal This National Whiskey Sour Day Recipe From ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Sony Pictures Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood takes place over three days in February and August of 1969. On the first of these days, Rick Dalton — TV cowboy, silver screen war hero, and aging actor played by Leonardo DiCaprio — sucks down a lot of whiskey sours. Spoilers warning, we guess, but ol’ […]

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How the Family Behind Heath Ceramics Fishes — and Cooks — Summer Salmon

In “One Good Meal,” we ask cooking-inclined creative people to share the story behind a favorite dish they actually make and eat at home on a regular basis — and not just when they’re trying to impress. Every summer, Catherine Bailey and Robin Petravic pause their roles as co-owners of the iconic Bay Area-based pottery […]

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