Tag: Recipes

This Crispy Fish Rendang Recipe From Gordon Ramsay’s ‘Uncharted’ Feels Perfect For The First Week Of July

It’s officially backyard barbecue season — or, at the very least, backyard grilling season (we’re sticklers). Combined with the likelihood of full-on lockdowns returning to the U.S., that means it’s time to get some cool ingredients in the kitchen and try new things. No more sourdough bread for a few days. Our recommendation: Truly travel […]

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Easy Mocktails to Make At Home

Making an alcohol-free cocktail can be as simple as opening a can of Bloody Mary mix, but with a little more ambition, the home bartender can create tasty, refreshing and intriguing drinks. In recent years, a number of companies have introduced alcohol-free “spirits,” like Seedlip, an English brand of complex botanical and spice concoctions. From […]

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The Secret to Perfect Pizza at Home? Cast Iron

The King Arthur test kitchen in Vermont is known among cooks for its rigorous recipe development and insightful, reliable customer service lines. Though it doesn’t turn out food celebrities, it does turn out famously easy-to-follow, foolproof recipes, often passed around by home cooks with frantic whispers of excitement. This year’s breakout star was a pan […]

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Our Best Fourth of July Recipes

Independence Day, or the Fourth of July as most of us call it, commemorates the date in 1776 when the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, a written resolution announcing the United States’ freedom from British rule. (The legal separation actually happened two days before, on July 2.) So let’s eat barbecue and celebrate. […]

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How to Create Your Own Herbal Tinctures

For anyone skeptical about the medicinal power of plants, the 27-year-old herbalist Jade Marks is ready with an answer to the question, “Yes, but does it actually work?” “I get asked that a lot,” Marks said in January, over a cup of coffee at a cramped cafe near their former home in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood […]

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How to Create Your Own Herbal Tinctures

For anyone skeptical about the medicinal power of plants, the 27-year-old herbalist Jade Marks is ready with an answer to the question, “Yes, but does it actually work?” “I get asked that a lot,” Marks said in January, over a cup of coffee at a cramped cafe near their former home in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood […]

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In Quarantine, Restaurant Recipes Are Postcards From Another Time

Gourmet used to run a recipe-request column called You Asked For It. It was everybody’s favorite part of the magazine. Everybody, that is, except Gourmet’s test-kitchen cooks, who drove themselves crazy getting the recipes into a form that people at home could follow. In Gourmet’s early years, the 1940s and ’50s, what readers asked for […]

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Five Delicious Reasons to Always Have Gnocchi in Your Pantry

Shelf-stable gnocchi doesn’t exactly recall its delicate homemade ricotta or potato cousins. And that’s a good thing. Pleasantly chewy like an udon noodle or, sure, a Gummi Bear, they’re a blank slate for speedy meals and keep for months. And, it’s worth mentioning, they’re also just fun to eat. For best results, don’t treat shelf-stable […]

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How To Make Disneyland’s Beloved Chimichanga At Home

There’s a subtle beauty to the chimichanga. The crunch of the fried tortilla, the flaky outer layer. Inside, a mash of beans, protein, and spice mix to create a classic “burrito” filling. It’s the ideal one-hander food — as nostalgia-inducing as it is delicious. And one of the best ones around is Disneyland’s Chimichanga from […]

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How to Preserve and Store Your Hearty Greens

Whether you’re returning from an overambitious trip to the supermarket or organizing an unruly haul from your C.S.A. or farmers’ market, storing your seasonal bounty can be a challenge. Sturdy greens like kale, collard greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens and others can take up a lot of valuable real estate. You can store them in […]

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The 19 Things I Cooked in Self-Isolation and What They Say About My Mental State

Easy Peach Cobbler May 4, 2020 Mental State: Peachy keen I call my dad on Friday and tell him to send me the family peach cobbler recipe because I’m going to make one. My father, who is not tech-savvy, says he will instruct one of my sisters to take pictures of the recipe card that […]

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My friend David Lebovitz, OG food blogger and nine-time author, wrote a book on the iconic cocktails, aperitifs, and cafe traditions of France, including 160 recipes, that came out in March. It’s the kind of book that makes you feel like you’ve hopped on a plane to fly to Paris to spend long, leisurely afternoons-into-evenings […]

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The Rules For The Best Nachos Ever — Primed For Cinco De Mayo

Making a great plate of nachos is a mix of solid ingredients and layering. Don’t forget that word, folks, “layering.” The best nachos you’ve had were the “best” because they were layered. You got an even distribution. And, yes, also because the right ingredients were used from the cheese to the protein. What makes nachos […]

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