Sliced, diced, muddled, or straight from the patch, everyone’s favorite fruit is ripe for the picking. Enjoy the strawberry bounty in liquid form with fruity cocktails that come together in under 5 minutes. • Vodka Spritzer: Combine 4 sliced strawberries, 1 orange wedge, and 2 ounces of vodka in a highball glass. Top with ice and seltzer. • Ginger Margarita: Puree 15 […]
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If you love to cook hamburgers but haven’t yet learned how to make a patty that would give you humble bragging rights, fear not! You’re just a few steps away from creating the perfect burger. First, don’t forget that you’re making a hamburger and not a meatball. Rolling the meat back and forth and packing it too tightly will result […]
Most bunches of herbs sold at the supermarket yield much more than the average recipe will call for.
It’s hard to improve upon good, plain butter. But compound butters (made by mixing softened butter with herbs, citrus zest, pepper, or other spices) are a finishing blast of flavor you’ll want to smear on everything, from just-grilled steak, fish, and vegetables to roasted meats, year-round.
Food holidays are a great excuse to revel a singular food’s amazingness. Today is no exception: it’s time to celebrate one of the year’s best days: National Chocolate Chip Day. If you’re like me, and not afraid of eating a handful of semisweet morsels right out of the bag, check out the best chocolates for baking. Then, get to filling […]
For an elegant dinner party centerpiece, try serving a whole fish. It’s surprisingly fast and easy, but getting the fillet from fish to table can cause some stress. Here are two simple steps to success: Step 1 Divide the top fillet into 2 parts by running a knife down the center of the fish, gently pushing the 2 halves apart. Carefully […]