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Your Friday Moment of Zen

Your Friday Moment of Zen

[Illustration: Biodiversity Heritage Library] You did it! Another week down! We’re putting up a post very much like this one every Friday afternoon to celebrate the fact that the week is done. No one likes weekdays! Everybody’s workin’ for the weekend! We think of this […]

My Electric Water Pot Beats Your Kettle Any Day

My Electric Water Pot Beats Your Kettle Any Day

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] I just spent the last hour trying to find any information I could on a behavioral phenomenon I’m all too familiar with: choosing not to do an easy task merely because of a small hurdle standing in your way. After coming up […]

Special Sauce: Kenji on Eggs, Plus Wisdom From Two Master Bakers

Special Sauce: Kenji on Eggs, Plus Wisdom From Two Master Bakers

[Amy Scherber photograph: Buck Ennis. Melissa Weller photograph: Courtesy to High Street on Hudson. Bagel photograph: Vicky Wasik.] In part two of my conversation with the extraordinary bakers Amy Scherber of Amy’s Bread and Melissa Weller of High Street on Hudson, we take a deep […]

The Best Champagne Glass Is a Wine Glass

The Best Champagne Glass Is a Wine Glass

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik.] Along with perfectly formed pats of butter and cloth napkins shaped into impossibly neat swans, Champagne flutes were mainstays of the brunch buffets I enjoyed at the posh hotel my grandparents stayed at when they came to visit. The waiter would come […]

Koji Prime Rib Breaks the Mold of Holiday Roasts

Koji Prime Rib Breaks the Mold of Holiday Roasts

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Prime rib is an iconic holiday centerpiece that doesn’t need much gussying up; the beauty of a beef roast lies in its simplicity. Here at Serious Eats, Kenji has covered this cut exhaustively, making it so that nobody should feel intimidated by […]

Koji Prime Rib Recipe | Serious Eats

Koji Prime Rib Recipe | Serious Eats

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik] It’s hard to improve on an iconic holiday classic like slow-roasted prime rib, but this version really ups the ante on savory, beefy flavor, thanks to the addition of shio koji. Shio koji is a funky, salty, and slightly sweet fermented Japanese […]

Koji Beef Jus

Koji Beef Jus

A shio koji-spiked beef jus that will give your holiday roast a savory kick in the pants. Get Recipe! Source link

The ThermoPop Is 20% Off and a Perfect Stocking Stuffer for All

The ThermoPop Is 20% Off and a Perfect Stocking Stuffer for All

With Christmas and Hanukkah just around the corner, we’re here to ease your last-minute holiday-shopping stress. Step one? Find something you can buy in bulk and give to pretty much anyone—an object with universal appeal that still has a personal touch. Enter the digital thermometer—an […]

Perfect Meringue Mushrooms Recipe | Serious Eats

Perfect Meringue Mushrooms Recipe | Serious Eats

14. Troubleshooting: While the approximate cooking times for the water bath are estimations and will naturally vary from kitchen to kitchen, substantially missing the mark in terms of timing indicates heat levels that are vastly too high or low. When the meringue cooks much too […]

Top Your Yule Log With These Super-Realistic Meringue Mushrooms

Top Your Yule Log With These Super-Realistic Meringue Mushrooms

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] I love meringue mushrooms. I’ve been making them to garnish my annual bûche de noël, or Yule log, since I was a little kid, and my love for them has only deepened over time. Slowly, they’ve transformed from the clumsily assembled, hyper-sweet, […]