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Maryland Deviled Crab Dip: 30-Minute Recipe
Tue, 16 May 2017 11:38:13 EDT
Party food doesn’t get any more appealing than this buttery oven-baked crab dip. Throw it together in 30 minutes and serve with toast rounds to scoop up every luscious bite.
Scallops With Avocado Purée: 20-Minute Recipe
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:57:13 EDT
Briny scallops, a delicate seaweed wrapper, a dab of lemony avocado purée: This elegant recipe from chef Günter Seeger comes together in minutes.
The New Restaurant Opening in Noma's Old Space
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:55:55 EDT
Chef Thorsten Schmidt’s Barr will move into the former home of René Redzepi’s gastronomic temple in Copenhagen—and bring a New Nordic spin to traditional comfort food
A Cultural History of the Hamburger
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:35:10 EDT
A new book traces the history of the burger in the U.S. and beyond.
A Wilder Approach to Weekend Entertaining
Thu, 25 May 2017 17:45:43 EDT
At English chef Hugh-Fearnley Whittingstall’s table, Sunday lunch calls for wild improvisation. This springtime menu includes a chilled watercress soup, roasted beet orzotto with lavender and a rhubarb crème brûlée.
New Bars Go Bold and Big to Stand Out in New York
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:00:04 EDT
The more-is-more philosophy is overtaking the New York bar scene. One bar celebrates Oscar Wilde, while another offers encyclopedic menus in its “library.” Also, a $185 cocktail that can be shared.
Homely Fruits and Vegetables Are Having Their Day in the Sun
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:09:21 EDT
A shoppers snap up knobbled carrots, misshapen apples and ‘spuglies,’ baffled growers are seeing green in ugly produce; ‘we don’t care if it’s a mutt.’
The Easier Homemade Ice Cream: Semifreddo
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:41:06 EDT
Mix up this deeply chocolaty frozen dessert in minutes and let the freezer do the rest—no ice-cream maker required
Guacamole Lovers Say Low-Fat Florida Avocados Are the Pits
Sat, 04 Jun 2016 00:13:08 EDT
As the larger, leaner ‘SlimCado’ challenges California’s Hass variety, some foodies feel betrayed; more pointless than fat-free cheese?
It's Not You, It's Millennials: Rhode Island Dumps Hot Wieners for Craft Beer
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:09:29 EDT
Looking for something that could represent Rhode Island and draw millennials to a huge 17-day fair, state officials ousted hot wieners, a cherished local delicacy, for a lineup of craft beer for the state’s building at the Big E.
Kimbal Musk Says Food is the New Internet
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:52:06 EDT
Former tech entrepreneur Kimbal Musk’s ambitions for innovation in sustainable farming are as grand as his brother Elon’s for space travel and electric cars.
The Simplest Salade Niçoise: 20-Minute Recipe
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:23:14 EDT
So many great ingredients are coming into the markets now—tomatoes, green beans, new potatoes. This simple salade Niçoise from chef Günter Seeger puts them front and center.
Mr. Peanut Collectors Hunt for a Rare Treasure: New Mr. Peanut Collectors
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:47:28 EDT
As the monocled mascot turns 100, the Peanut Pals club launches an effort to butter up potential members under 70
A Grown-Up's Guide to 'Fast-Fine' Dining
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:14:54 EDT
Two non-millennials navigate an emerging dining trend: high-end cuisine combined with minimal service and tempting prices.
Five Up-and-Coming Winemakers To Watch
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:28:38 EDT
Europe’s most dynamic and drinkable young vintners, as chosen by the wine gurus of New York’s best new restaurants.
Grass-Fed Beef: A Discerning Carnivore's Guide
Fri, 05 May 2017 20:17:26 EDT
We love the notion that a happy cow yields great meat. Finally, the flavor of grass-fed beef is living up to the hype. Here’s where to get it and how to cook it.
Bunker Food: Not Just for the Apocalypse Anymore
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:45:34 EDT
Dehydrated Greek yogurt, gluten-free meals join freeze-dried pasta stalwarts as emergency-food companies seek to broaden customer appeal.
How to Drink Gin Without Regrets
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:48:23 EDT
For novelist Alissa Nutting, gin drinking tends to bring with it self-recrimination. But even she finds the fragrant, floral Botanist remarkably forgiving.
The Secret to Hostess's Comeback: There's No Improving the Twinkie
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 23:56:36 EDT
When it re-launched the spongy snack, the company’s new owners chose to make only ‘strategic’ tweaks, such as a longer shelf life and a deep-fried version.
Cleveland Invents a New Bagel, Hits New York With Schmear Campaign
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:53:06 EDT
Republican convention host city touts its entry’s crunch outside, chewy inside
Bourbon That Tops $100 a Shot is Big Draw
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:57:20 EDT
Pappy Van Winkle, a cult-favorite bourbon that is produced in limited quantities in Kentucky, is being featured at some New York City establishments, including a $500-a-plate dinner at a Midtown restaurant.
Caramelized Onion Tart: A Deliciously Simple Recipe
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:44:00 EDT
At his eponymous restaurant in Manhattan, chef Günter Seeger offers meticulously constructed savory tarts. This one, adapted for home cooks, comes together effortlessly with the help of frozen puff pastry.
Pasta Salad Sheds Some Carbs for Summer
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:13:14 EDT
Pasta salad lightens up nicely with a reduced carbs-to-crunch ratio. These recipes, for a veggie-forward version and a richer one with roast chicken and blue cheese, redefine the summertime classic.
How to Whip Up the Summer's Most Interesting Drinks
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:12:32 EDT
Keep intensely tasty sharbat syrups in the refrigerator all summer long to make refreshing drinks on demand. Here, recipes for sour-cherry, cantaloupe-cardamom, rose water-turmeric and mint variations.
Here's Johnny Marzetti, Ohio's Crowd-Pleasing Casserole
Wed, 10 May 2017 13:53:55 EDT
Born in Columbus, Ohio, this dish of pasta, tomato and ground beef with a molten cheddar-cheese topping has won hearts across the state. Bring Johnny Marzetti home to your own kitchen with this classic recipe.
The Ultimate Tortilla Española Recipe (Does Not Exist)
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:24:30 EDT
It takes under an hour and only four ingredients to make a Spanish ‘omelet’—and a lifetime to make it your own. Here’s a primer.
Canned Beer for Beer Snobs: The 6 Best Craft Brews to Crack
Fri, 05 May 2017 22:14:17 EDT
Don’t turn up your nose: Beer in cans is better than ever. Pop the tops on these barbecue-friendly craft brews.
A Town Named for Bacon Considers Switching to Pie
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 22:41:35 EDT
As ‘foodies’ invade, residents of Eggs and Bacon Bay, on the Australian island of Tasmania, must decide whether to adopt a (marginally) healthier name.
The Simple Secret to Beautiful Buttermilk Biscuits
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:41:55 EDT
When it comes to Southern-style biscuits and gravy, the biscuit makes or breaks the dish, however you choose to top it. Here’s how to nail it every time, plus recipes for classic sausage and zesty tomato gravy.
Foolproof Ways to Cook Eggs in Your Office
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:58:13 EDT
Want to hard boil or poach an egg to perfection at work? The right microwave egg gadget makes breakfast at the office easy.
New York's Craft Beers Will Compete Head to Head
Mon, 01 May 2017 21:39:41 EDT
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will serve as one of the judges for the Taste New York Inaugural Craft Beer Challenge, a statewide competition slated for this month that is drawing entries from nearly 70 breweries across the state.
New Yorkers Pass on Cocktail Classic
Wed, 10 May 2017 17:17:57 EDT
The Manhattan Cocktail Classic, which was set to launch with a gala hosted by Bill Murray on Thursday night at Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse, has been canceled.
Candy Corn Lovers Will Eat Candy Corn Anything---No Matter What It Tastes Like
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:46:30 EDT
New forms of M&Ms, Oreos, Peeps and popcorn claim to have candy-corn flavor, but confectioners can’t agree on the ideal taste.
Seared Trout With Pea Ragout and New Potatoes: 30-Minute Recipe
Wed, 10 May 2017 10:00:05 EDT
In this simple recipe, Baltimore chef Spike Gjerde takes advantage of ingredients at their peak right now: English peas, leeks and new potatoes. He pairs them with crisp-seared trout for a fresh and delicious spring meal.
A Seafood Lover's Road Trip in Coastal Maine
Sun, 28 May 2017 21:40:23 EDT
A writer eats her way up the shore, armed with a list of Maine’s must-visit restaurants—and lobster shacks—from one of the state’s top chefs.
Spaghetti With Tomatoes and Garlic Scapes: 20-Minute Recipe
Mon, 08 May 2017 22:19:33 EDT
This easy and tasty whole-wheat pasta dish from Baltimore chef Spike Gjerde comes together in 20 minutes, using basic pantry staples. Garlic scapes, just coming into season, add extra kick.
Katz's Delicatessen to Launch World-Wide Shipping Service
Wed, 10 May 2017 11:12:17 EDT
After serving classic Jewish-style fare to New Yorkers for 129 years, Katz’s Delicatessen is looking to broaden its customer base by delivering pastrami to Pakistan and corned beef to Colombia.
Mommy, Where Do Cocktails Come From?
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:24:06 EDT
Utah law requires many restaurants to mix drinks behind a partition to shield the act from curious minors—but a new bill would allow it back in the open; the ‘Zion Curtain’ becomes the ‘Zion Moat.’
Summer Corn Soup With Cilantro-Corn Relish: 20-Minute Recipe
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:41:51 EDT
Ready in minutes, this velvety soup from chef Günter Seeger comes with a dollop of bright relish made with cilantro, jalapeño and yet more sweet summer corn.
Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled
Thu, 18 May 2017 08:17:15 EDT
U.S. farmers are seeking to boost milk production by pampering their dairy cattle. ‘They can’t get stressed.’
Move Over Texas, N.Y. Is Rustling Up Some Top-Notch Barbecue
Thu, 25 May 2017 15:39:31 EDT
For serious barbecue fans, the meccas of meat are places like Texas or North Carolina, but New York has been experiencing a boom in restaurants whipping up some creative barbecue fare.
Empire Diner Aims to Recapture Glory Days With Contemporary Spin
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:39:40 EDT
In the ‘70s and ‘80s the retro-chic Empire Diner in Manhattan served the fashionable set. In recent years, it fell on hard times but chef John DeLucie and restaurateur Stacy Pisone are counting on a real-estate boom to reclaim its legacy.
NYC Ferries' Concessions Under Pressure to be Profitable
Tue, 02 May 2017 05:30:09 EDT
Most commuters on ferries launching this week in New York City likely will welcome the onboard concessions, but for the company running the 20-boat operation for the city, the stands will be an important piece of the financial puzzle.
Le Coucou Takes Top Restaurant Honor at Beard Awards
Wed, 03 May 2017 00:06:17 EDT
In the food world’s equivalent of the Oscars, Le Coucou, a French dining spot in Manhattan, was crowned the best new restaurant in the U.S. by the James Beard Foundation Awards.
Don't Tell Texas, But Arkansas Is Laying Claim to Queso
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:30:15 EDT
Many Arkansans think cheese dip has finally given them something to call their own after decades in the shadow of neighboring states’ fajitas, gumbo and barbecue.
This Game-Changing Ingredient Delivers the Power of Sour
Wed, 31 May 2017 11:18:55 EDT
Tangy tamarind paste punches up all kinds of dishes, drinks and dressings. Where to get it and how to use it in your kitchen.
Smoky Chicken Enchiladas: 35-Minute Recipe
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:18:26 EDT
A lasagne-like take on enchiladas, this recipe from Baltimore chef Spike Gjerde requires no rolling of the tortillas. Simply alternate layers of tortilla with a smoky chili-tomato sauce, shredded chicken and cheddar.
Why Is the McFlurry Machine Down Again?
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:11:14 EST
Frequent interruptions in McDonald’s ice cream service in the U.S. and abroad are spawning an avalanche of social media complaints—and conspiracy theories.
Cocktails Rise and Shine While Beer and Wine Sales Slip
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:34:37 EDT
Liquor makers sold more spirits and mixed drinks globally in 2016 than in the year before—a bright spot in an industry where volumes of almost every other kind of alcoholic drink are in decline.
How to Trim and Cook an Artichoke: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide
Thu, 11 May 2017 13:52:28 EDT
This spiny vegetable may look daunting, but it’s actually a cinch to prepare. Here, a quick guide, plus a recipe for a delicious curry-shallot dipping sauce.
Sauvignon Blanc for the Savvy: A Global Guide to 10 Top Bottles
Fri, 19 May 2017 22:21:59 EDT
With oceans of this ever-popular white wine out there, how do you know which one to pick? Here, a road map to the Sauvignon Blanc regions—and bottles—smart drinkers should seek out.
Diners Are Finding $13 Burgers Hard to Swallow
Wed, 31 May 2017 16:56:21 EDT
America’s favorite food, which once afforded a cheap and portable bite for time-pressed consumers, has gotten too fancy for its own good. The result? Fewer people are choosing burgers as a lunch option.
Foie Gras Ice Cream, Anyone?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:46:05 EDT
As temperatures rise thoughts increasingly turn to a favorite warm-weather treat—ice cream. And these days flavor innovations range from strawberry with kale and basil swirl to, yes, foie gras.
Turkeys Lay Eggs, Too---Then the Foodies Fight Over Them
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:52:01 EST
Thanksgiving’s top birds lay only two or three a week, so cooks who prize their creamy, ‘nutty’ flavor are left to scramble; ‘How is this so difficult?’
The Most Comforting Thing to Eat Right Now: Caribbean Stews
Wed, 17 May 2017 16:56:42 EDT
When summer beckons yet a chill still lingers, Caribbean stews hit the spot. Recipes for Haitian légumes, St. Lucian pepper pot and Jamaican-style brown stew oxtails deliver both the warmth and the bright flavors of the islands.
What's Juicing the Market for Weird Fruit? Rosh Hashana, Obviously
Sun, 02 Oct 2016 21:52:50 EDT
New Year celebration sparks fevered competition among some Jews to secure monstera, cherimoya and other hard-to-eat offerings; ‘better than drugs.’
The Office Barista Will Now Take Your Order
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 09:43:40 EDT
More U.S. companies take a page from tech and startup cultures by installing coffee bars to keep employees at work.
The Next Great Wine Destination?
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:54:47 EDT
The Georgian province of Kakheti, in the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains, has charming small towns, idyllic countryside and an ancient winemaking tradition that’s just starting to catch a buzz.