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  • The yin and yang of cooking

    The yin and yang of cooking
    When I think and talk about the qualities of good cooking, I often find myself referring to the Chinese concept of yin-yang. This ancient philosophy of the Taoist religion believes that opposites such as fire and water, hot and cold, light and dark,...
  • THE KITCHN: Key to delicious home burgers? This beef-bacon mix

    THE KITCHN: Key to delicious home burgers? This beef-bacon mix
    I don't know about the rest of the country, but Atlanta, where I live, seems to be the epicenter of a giant burger boom. Everywhere you turn, there is a new chef-owned burger joint promising the best beefy bite between buns you've ever tasted. But are...
  • THE KITCHN: Smoky flavor adds complexity to this pasta salad

    THE KITCHN: Smoky flavor adds complexity to this pasta salad
    I am obsessed with the prepared foods section of gourmet markets and grocery stores. Not because I buy anything from behind the fingerprint-smudged glass, but because I use the never-ending ingredient combinations as a source of culinary inspiration....
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: When there's no kitchen, go for no-cook summer dishes

    SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: When there's no kitchen, go for no-cook summer dishes
    Wouldn't you know it? Upon returning from a dreamy Alaskan cruise, my husband and I were met by my daughter, whose first words were, "Now don't freak out, but there has been a flood in your kitchen." I didn't freak out -- until we came face to face...
  • Coke Zero 400 tailgate celebrates cola cuisine

    Coke Zero 400 tailgate celebrates cola cuisine
    Call it pop culture or perhaps pop cuisine, but cooking with soft drinks is a time-honored tradition of home cooks. The beverages substitute for sweet syrups in sauces, cakes and more. All colas can be used in these recipes. I especially like the flavor...
  • Chef of the Moment: Cut's Ari Rosenson started at Spago at age 16

    Chef of the Moment: Cut's Ari Rosenson started at Spago at age 16
    Ari Rosenson, executive chef at Wolfgang Puck’s Bevery Hills steakhouse Cut, is waiting for summer tomatoes and meanwhile going wild with ramps. Cut might be all about steak, but Rosenson (also a potter and guitar player) is as dedicated to...
  • A more flavorful dry-brined turkey

    A more flavorful dry-brined turkey
      Thanksgiving is a holiday built on tradition. And, much to my surprise, I seem to have found a new one of my own -- writing about dry-brined turkey. After more than 20 years of Thanksgiving stories, I didn't think there was much left that could be...
  • Easy dinner recipes: 3 great recipes in 30 minutes or less

    Easy dinner recipes: 3 great recipes in 30 minutes or less
    Looking for dinner options that come together in 30 minutes or less. Whether you're thinking a simple pasta dish, or perhaps steamed corn with clams and bacon, or even a filling quesadilla, we've got ideas to help you out. Pasta, butter, lemon, basil,...
  • Battle of the Burgers 2013 finalists: The Steakhouse burger

    Battle of the Burgers 2013 finalists: The Steakhouse burger
    Our fourth of five finalists is Christopher Lucchese of Echo Park. With his steakhouse burger, "you can have your steak dinner served on a delicious soft bun." He writes: “There is nothing better than a great rib-eye steak. It is probably my...
  • As good as grilling gets: Rib eye with dry mushroom spice rub

    As good as grilling gets: Rib eye with dry mushroom spice rub
    Q: Prepping for a family barbecue. I've mastered the burgers and dogs, but what's the best way to grill a steak? A: It's finally getting warm enough that the idea of firing up the grill is creeping into our minds. It's hard to go wrong with a grill, a...
  • Primal flavors

    Primal flavors
    Forget the tie and the socks this Father's Day. Give the Big D what he really hungers for. Go primal with our three B's: beef, bacon and bourbon. Unlike mom, who usually finds herself corsaged and cosseted at some cutesy Sunday brunch, dad has one...