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Special Sauce: Sam Kass on How What You See Shapes What You Eat

Special Sauce: Sam Kass on How What You See Shapes What You Eat

[Photograph: Aubrie Prick. Lamb shoulder tacos photograph: Vicky Wasik] In part two of my interview with former Obama personal chef and Obama White House food activist Sam Kass, I got schooled big-time about the role visuals play in how you eat at home: “The first […]

Our Favorite Breakfast Cereals | Serious Eats

Our Favorite Breakfast Cereals | Serious Eats

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik] More Breakfast Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious. There’s nothing inherently child-specific about a bowl of cold toasted grains soaked in milk, yet breakfast cereal seems to be inextricably associated with kids in the American […]

How to Make Pressure Cooker Corn Risotto

How to Make Pressure Cooker Corn Risotto

[Photographs:Vicky Wasik, Video: Serious Eats Team] The first risotto I ever made was also the first risotto I ever tasted, and it came from the one and only bam man, Emeril Lagasse. The recipe was for a corn risotto with lamb shanks, but the part […]

Pressure Cooker Corn Risotto Recipe

Pressure Cooker Corn Risotto Recipe

4. In the same pressure cooker, melt the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter until foamy, about 1 minute. Add the minced shallots and garlic, cooking until tender, about 2 minutes. Add the rinsed rice and gently toast in the butter, about 2 minutes. Pour in […]

18 Gluten-Free Baking Recipes | Serious Eats

18 Gluten-Free Baking Recipes | Serious Eats

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik, Elizabeth Barbone] While some of us might not be able to imagine life without wheat, others find a gluten-free diet to be a necessity. (And even if you fall into the former category, chances are ever greater these days that someone you […]

Hummus Fries With Spicy Tahini Dip Recipe

Hummus Fries With Spicy Tahini Dip Recipe

[Photograph: Morgan Eisenberg] Inspired by panisses, chickpea-flour fritters from the south of France, these hummus fries use that same chickpea flour as a base, but get an extra hummus-like twist with the addition of tahini, garlic, lemon, and cumin. Once fried, the fries are crispy […]

The Best Santoku Knives | Serious Eats

The Best Santoku Knives | Serious Eats

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Whenever a newlywed couple asks me for advice on what kitchen knives to put on their registry, I always say the same thing: Avoid knife sets, which force you to overpay for less important knives, like paring knives and serrated knives. Instead, […]

How to Make the Best Stracciatella Gelato

How to Make the Best Stracciatella Gelato

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Fior di latte is gelato in its purest form, a celebration of fresh dairy’s subtle complexity, without any eggs (or even vanilla) to distract. Its beauty hinges on starting with top notch ingredients, treated with great care. Like a classic caprese salad, […]

Stracciatella Gelato (Sweet Cream Chocolate Chip) Recipe

Stracciatella Gelato (Sweet Cream Chocolate Chip) Recipe

3. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate with a few 15-second bursts at normal power, pausing to stir well between each addition. Add the coconut oil, and continue stirring until fully melted. For fine chips that partially homogenize into the gelato, cool to about […]

Essential Indian Street Food | Serious Eats

Essential Indian Street Food | Serious Eats

Paratha tears apart into delightfully flaky layers. [Photograph: Vicky Wasik] You may be familiar with ubiquitous snacks like dosa and samosa, but India is home to an extraordinary smorgasbord of street foods, many of which are unfamiliar to even die-hard fans of the country’s cuisine. […]