Tag: recipe

  • The Valentine Dilemma and a Recipe for Skirt Steak With Lime Butter

    Every year as Valentine’s Day approaches, Jon and I have the same conversation: We agree not to Do Valentine’s, right, because commercialism. Also cheesiness, and and and. But then one of us caves and ruins everything. The first year we agreed not to do Valentine’s, Jon blinked first. We were young, we were in different […]

  • Surrealism in Times Square and a Recipe for Dauphinoise Potatoes

    This from Jon, who stomped his way home through the blizzard from his office in Times Square to settle in with a bottle of red for what turned out to be a not-very-exciting snowpocalypse: “I looked out the window and I saw Knock-Off Hello Kitty, Not the Real Cookie Monster, and Budget Elmo standing in […]

  • Super Bowl Semi-Indifference and a Recipe for Chili

    So it turns out that even though not a single one of my friends has any interest in football whatsoever, they all have very serious opinions as to what we should be eating while we watch the Super Bowl. This, apparently, is the season for food fanaticism. Very much in keeping with those stats that […]

  • Burns Night, the Wrong Tartan, and a Recipe for Millionaires’ Shortbread

    In this column, Katherine Knowles cooks and chats from her New York City kitchen. Burns Night, on the 25th of January, is the night when Scots around the world like to commemorate the poet Robert Burns by reciting “Address to a Haggis,” drinking whiskey, and dancing reels. Before I met my husband, it was inconceivable […]

  • Will I Die an Eggnog Virgin?!

    I’m an eggnog virgin. And I really can’t give a reason as to why I’ve gone so long without as much as a sip of this silky, sweet holiday beverage. It’s not the thought of consuming raw eggs that brings on my hesitation — because I’d be happy to gnaw on a cookie dough log. […]

  • How to Make the Lemony Shrimp Salad From LuLu & Me

    Here’s a recipe from LuLu & Me, a charming neighborhood restaurant in Flatiron with a focus on seasonal ingredients. This simple shrimp salad works magic with produce straight from the Union Square Greenmarket. [See More Recipes: Tasty Tailgate Treats | Grilled Cheese Sandwich From The Delicatessen] Lemon Shrimp Salad Chef Karen Fohrhaltz Four servings For […]

  • How To Make Grouper Santiagero From Havana Central

    See More Recipes: San Felipe Tacos From Rosa Mexicano Chocolate-Rosewater Creme Brulee From the Baking Bean Today we’re featuring a grouper from Havana Central. The selling price of this dish is $22.50, but no worries — the restaurant has kindly provided us the recipe to make at home. It’s a fresh grouper marinated in citrus […]

  • How To Make Spiced Crab Salad From Junoon

    [See More Recipes: Scallop Aguachile From Gran Electrica | Boozy Sparkling Watermelon Punch from the Smith] Today, we have a recipe for a spiced crab salad from Junoon, an upscale Indian restaurant in Flatiron. Headed by executive chef Vikas Khanna (who also happens to be a super hot chef), the fancy Indian eatery highlights five […]

  • The Illustrated Peach Cobbler

    ] The cobbler represents summertime desserts in the south to me. I grew up eating cobblers of all sorts, but peach was always my favorite. The cobbler conundrum: It’s something between a cake and a pie. It has too much fruit to classify as a cake; the batter goes around the fruit unlike a pie. […]

  • 3 Good Things: Scratch ‘n’ Sniff

    1 A design student in China is working on a device that would print food smells, captured by the user, onto postcards. But for now it’s just a concept building on electronic nose technology. [Wired] 2 Serious Eats goes on a mini hot-dog tour of northern New Jersey with one of their readers, John Fox, […]

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