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No-Churn Mascarpone Ice Cream Recipe

No-Churn Mascarpone Ice Cream Recipe

1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, whip mascarpone, cream, and vanilla until thick enough to hold stiff peaks; the time this step takes will vary depending on the power of a given mixer, so keep a close eye […]

Skewer This: 19 Kickass Kebabs for Your Cookout

Skewer This: 19 Kickass Kebabs for Your Cookout

[Photographs: Morgan Eisenberg, Joshua Bousel, J. Kenji López-Alt] I love putting kebabs on the menu when I’m planning a cookout—they’re infinitely variable, easy to prep ahead of time, quick to cook, and pre-portioned for easy serving. We’ve got plenty of recipes to make sure all […]

Rejoice! New Catch Holland Herring Season Is Upon Us

Rejoice! New Catch Holland Herring Season Is Upon Us

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Mild, clean, and bright in flavor, with a buttery soft texture, new catch Holland herring are so beloved by the Dutch that there’s an annual celebration held in the Hague, known as “Flag Day,” to mark the beginning of the season in […]

Chilled Minty Carrot Soup With Dukkah Yogurt Recipe

Chilled Minty Carrot Soup With Dukkah Yogurt Recipe

4. Refrigerate soup base until chilled (alternatively, you can use an ice bath to speed up the chilling time). Return soup base to a clean blender jar, add mint leaves and blend until leaves are chopped into tiny flecks. Transfer soup base to a large […]

Dukkah (Middle Eastern Nut and Spice Blend) Recipe

Dukkah (Middle Eastern Nut and Spice Blend) Recipe

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Dukkah, the Middle Eastern spice blend, comes in many forms. Recipes can feature countless combinations of seeds, nuts, spice, and herbs. This one hews closely to a version common in Egypt, which is often credited as the birthplace of dukkah. It’s filled […]

XO Mazemen: Mix It Up With a Broth-less Ramen

XO Mazemen: Mix It Up With a Broth-less Ramen

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Broth-less ramen is having a bit of a moment right now, in part because one of the better-reviewed new restaurants in New York City—Shigetoshi “Jack” Nakamura’s new restaurant, Niche—serves variations on mazemen, or “mixed noodles.” I have to admit, up front, that […]

XO Mazemen (Broth-less Ramen With XO Sauce) Recipe

XO Mazemen (Broth-less Ramen With XO Sauce) Recipe

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik] Mazemen, which translates from Japanese to “mixed noodles,” is a soup-less variety of ramen. This version of mazemen relies heavily on the intense flavor of XO sauce, the jam-like savory condiment that originated in Hong Kong and includes powerful ingredients like cured […]

10 Dessert Recipes Starring Greek Yogurt

10 Dessert Recipes Starring Greek Yogurt

[Collage photographs: Vicky Wasik] Like eggs, butter, and cream, yogurt is one of those incredibly versatile, easy-to-love dairy products—it can go on pretty much anything, and it can be used in sweet and savory cooking applications alike. But there’s regular ol’ yogurt, the kind made […]

12 White Chocolate Recipes That Hold Their Own

12 White Chocolate Recipes That Hold Their Own

[Photographs: Carrie Vasios Mullins, Natalie Holt, Myles New, Daniel Gritzer.] Some chocolate purists scoff at white chocolate. They say it’s too sweet, or it lacks the bitterness and complexity of dark chocolate. We hear you, but there’s so much more to white chocolate than cheap […]

Special Sauce: Nik Sharma on the Stories Told by Seasoning

Special Sauce: Nik Sharma on the Stories Told by Seasoning

[Nik Sharma photograph: Courtesy of Nik Sharma. Biscuit photograph: Vicky Wasik] Cookbook author (Seasons: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food), blogger (A Brown Table), and newspaper columnist (A Brown Kitchen) Nik Sharma made the perfect Special Sauce guest. Why? He has a great, dramatic story, and he […]