The Ridiculous Egg Machine That Changed My Breakfast Game

The Ridiculous Egg Machine That Changed My Breakfast Game

My egg machine is a squat ovoid in a gleamy mint-green, like something the Jetsons would display proudly in their glassy space house, or like a giggly Pixar character that would be voiced by Jenny Slate. It looks simultaneously vintage and made right now—right this minute—to really “pop” on Instagram, where very cute appliances in … Read more

Rising food star Eitan Bernath leans into world comfort food

Rising food star Eitan Bernath leans into world comfort food

This image released by Clarkson Potter shows cover art for the cookbook “Eitan Eats the World” by Eitan Bernath. (Clarkson Potter via AP) This image released by Clarkson Potter shows cover art for the cookbook “Eitan Eats the World” by Eitan Bernath. (Clarkson Potter via AP) NEW YORK (AP) — As a kid, Eitan Bernath … Read more

Kick your backyard cooking up a notch with tips from Woodman’s of Essex and BRED Gourmet

Kick your backyard cooking up a notch with tips from Woodman's of Essex and BRED Gourmet

Kick your backyard cooking up a notch with tips from Woodman’s of Essex and BRED Gourmet You don’t need your own beach to throw your own clambake! Tonight Shayna Seymour gets advice from local chefs and restaurateurs on prepping summer specialties Updated: 8:00 PM EDT May 31, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript SHAYNA: OBVIOUSLY WE … Read more

Don’t Commit These Cardinal Sins of Grilling This Summer

Don't Commit These Cardinal Sins of Grilling This Summer

Photo: Pixel Shot (Shutterstock) Memorial Day Weekend is here, awakening grillers from their seasonal slumber. Rise up, my brethren—it’s time to clean your grillshaul your charcoal briquettes out of storageand make your way to a local park to grill up some choice weenies. Public grilling is a delight, but it’s important to keep manners in … Read more

Smoking Is for Everyone: A Guide to Smoked Meats, Veggies, and Pretty Much Everything Else

Smoking Is for Everyone: A Guide to Smoked Meats, Veggies, and Pretty Much Everything Else

When I was growing up in Chicago, my father and I had a semi-annual ritual: pick up a slab and a half of sticky baby-back ribs from our favorite South Side barbecue spot, sneak their drippy Styrofoam containers into our ostensibly kosher- keeping home, then devour them while watching James Bond movies on basic cable. … Read more

Peruvian beef stir-fry is fusion cooking at its best

Peruvian beef stir-fry is fusion cooking at its best

Peru’s lomo saltado is fusion cooking at its easiest and most approachable, a quick stir-fry of soy-marinated beef, tomatoes and hot peppers that reflects the country’s cultural — and culinary —influences, from Incan farmers to Chinese immigrants. Ancient settlers in the Andes Mountains cultivated peppers and potatoes. Spanish colonizers introduced beef and sheep. Centuries later, … Read more

My Mother’s Kitchen Cooked Up Confidence

My Mother's Kitchen Cooked Up Confidence

Faith Bottum and her mother Lorena Bottum in Washington, April 25, 2000. Photo: Joseph Bottum My mother taught me to cook—with a patience that, as I look back now, seems nearly holy. Maybe because of the let’s-get-this-done mindset that led me to major in engineering, I have always valued efficiency. In cooking that means perfectly … Read more