Aside from staying dry and safe during Hurricane Sandy, don't forget to stay full. We wanted to whip something up to help ride out the storm, but since the local bodega only had pasta left, the only thing left to do was scrounge around the kitchen.
We found eggs, flour, sugar, butter, vanilla, baki ... More >>
Anthony Masters, chef de cuisine of Fatty 'Cue shares the recipe for his pork ribs with Indonesian long pepper, fish sauce, and palm sugar. It goes for $14 at the restaurant.
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Culinary salon and supper club City Grit continues this week with dinners by chef Sarah Simmons.
But for those who can't make it, she has shared with us her recipe for brown butter financiers.
1/2 cup butter, unsalted
1 1/3 cup confectioner's sugar
1/2 cup almond flour
1/3 cup cake flour
1/2 tea ... More >>
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and while most people will be buying a heart-shaped box of chocolates for their loved ones, why not say "I love you" with a more awesome food: bacon. Specifically, Flex Mussels pastry chef (and Top Chef: Just Desserts cheftestant) Zac Young's bacon peanut c ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyA dragon's beard is similar to Santa's beard. Promise.Candy canes and gingerbread men might get all the love when it comes to sating your sweet tooth with Christmas candy, but it's worth heading down to Chinatown to discover the tasty traditional Chinese sweet that resembles wi ... More >>
MinimalistPhotography101.com/flickrHappy Blueberry Muffin Day!Do you know what today is? Yes, it's Monday. And, yes, it's July 11th. But it's also Blueberry Muffin Day. Yesterday was Piña Colada Day (and a good day it was, indeed!). Tomorrow is Pecan Pie Day. And if you're curious what next ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyBun cha Ha Noi at Pho BangAlas, New York City isn't one of the great Vietnamese culinary capitals of the world. Which is too bad, because at least in our minds, Vietnamese cuisine is one of the best on the globe. But you can still find some decent Viet grub. You just have to ... More >>
This week, we've decided to stray far from the all-American cookies, cakes, and ice cream we so love and venture instead to Minamoto Kitchoan, one of the city's foremost purveyors of wagashi, or traditional Japanese pastry.
Rockography's PB&JThe new rock-themed restaurant Rockography (504 Sixth Avenue) screams 'extreme.' Menu items include the Bad-Ass Veggie Burger, the F.U. Burger (topped with fried tomato, onion rings, maple bacon, pickles, fried egg, and Velveeta sauce), and Yo' Momma's Meatloaf. In your face ... More >>
Red Velvet Cake doesn't have to be crimson.OK, so maybe this one's obvious. But who can resist a recipe for red velvet cake on any day, much less the Day of Love? Colicchio & Sons pastry chef Stephen Collucci shares the recipe for his red velvet cake, but says it needn't be just for tonight. ... More >>
Red Rooster's answer to chili (and chilly).It's cold outside. Damn cold. Experts say one of the best remedies for this weather is a steaming bowl of hearty, meaty chili. And by experts we mean Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem. He shares the recipe for his Spicy Mexican Chili and urges ... More >>
Rebecca MarxNo. 7 Sub's General Tso's tofu.
The end product of coagulated, molded soy milk, tofu is one of America's most beleaguered foods, ridiculed for its wobbly texture and inherently bland flavor. And that's a shame, because the favorite whipping boy of the vegetarian/vegan world has a ... More >>
Jason MillerShrimp and grits gone molecular.George Mendes's Aldea has earned praise not only for what he does in the kitchen, but also for when he steps out of the limelight and lets a visiting chef take over his space. The latest special guest in the guest chef series at the restaurant is Se ... More >>
Salsa dancing and pancakes, together at last.
Why save all your dancing for Saturday night when you can pack up the kids for a salsa-filled Sunday morning? Ideya's Salsa Baby Brunch takes place once a month, featuring the bilingual Jose Conde Band and a menu of Latin-flavored breakfast standa ... More >>
Christopher Kimball has been quite a font of opinion lately, between writing that the Internet and its broccoli casserole recipes killed Gourmet, challenging the online community to a cook-off, and proclaiming that there is a wrong way and a right way to cook. Now, the Cook's Illustrated edit ... More >>
Sonoma chefs Josh Silvers and Jeff Mall of Syrah Bistro and Zin Restaurant, respectively, have teamed up on a cookbook for Rodney Strong Vineyards that highlights Sonoma-style cuisine, entitled Down Home: Downtown. Silvers provides the downtown, while Mall contributes the down home recipes. T ... More >>
Diwali, the biggest Hindu holiday of the year, is coming up on Saturday--it's celebrated with the making, giving, and eating of sweets, or mithai. If you've stopped into a mithai shop, you've seen an array of the psychedelically multicolored sweets--burfis, laddos, chum chums, and jalebi. Mos ... More >>
Tod Seelie/MetromixFrank Bruni isn't the only member of the food world who's had his powers of restraint demolished by a box of Oreos. "I am a food alcoholic," Jacques Torres proclaims. "Some people are addicted to cigarettes or alcohol or drugs. I think I'm addicted to food."
The pastry che ... More >>