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Sichuan-Style Smashed Cucumber Salad Recipe

Crisp and tender cucumbers in a vinegary dressing [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] One thing you’ll quickly notice about Sichuan cuisine beyond the spicy stuff, is their love of fresh, crunchy pickles. No meal is complete without a dish of cold, vinegary vegetables, whether it’s turnip, cabbage, peanuts, or cucumbers. Think of them as a palate […]

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Spinach, Black Bean, and Chipotle Quesadillas Recipe

[Photograph and video: J. Kenji López-Alt] Fresh spinach, black beans, and smoky chipotles combine with Swiss cheese in these crispy, golden-brown quesadillas. Serious Eats VIDEOS Watch More VideosReplay Why It Works Mixing the cheese in with the fillings distributes it evenly and ensures that the quesadilla fillings stay intact instead of falling out. Using plenty […]

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Ultra-Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Note: Mushrooms can be chopped with a knife. Alternatively, break them with your fingertips, or pulse them in a food processor. They should be chopped until no pieces larger than 1/4-inch remain. Yield:serves 6 to 8 Active time:1 hour Total time:1 1/2 hours Rated:4 Ingredients 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, […]

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Tamales With Rajas and Oaxacan Cheese Recipe

Tamales filled with roasted poblanos and melted Oaxacan cheese.[Photographs: Joshua Bousel] This insanely delicious tamale filling is also one of the easiest—fruity roasted poblano peppers paired with strands of melted mild Oaxacan cheese. It’s a minimal combo that delivers a lot of flavor within a light and tender tamale dough. Why It Works Roasting the […]

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Crispy Deep-Fried Potato-Skin Cups Recipe

Deep-fried potato-skin cups, here used to scoop up some tzatziki. [Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Want the ultimate potato skin? In this recipe, you’ll skip the classic twice-baking method in favor of deep-frying, and coat each potato skin in a potato-starch slurry, for an even more shatteringly crispy shell. Plus, by halving the potatoes through their equators […]

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Baked rice with tomatoes & artichokes

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Total time: 55 minutes Serves:4 Ingredients 250g uncooked basmati rice 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, diced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 150g stringless helda beans, trimmed and sliced on the diagonal180g pack Unearthed Slow Roasted Tomatoes 1 lemon, zest, then cut into […]

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Cauliflower Steak Sandwiches with Red Pepper Aioli

Roasted cauliflower “steaks” make a satisfying and filling vegetarian sandwich. This recipe boosts the flavor factor with a quick and easy aioli sauce, sliced tomatoes, and spicy arugula. When thick slabs of cauliflower, called steaks, are roasted until golden, they become the stars of this vegetarian sandwich. How to Turn Cauliflower into a 5-Star Sandwich […]