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Asian chili-garlic sauce punches up pork burgers for July 4

Jun. 27, 2022 08:23 AM EDT

For this year’s Fourth of July cookout, update long-held traditions with globally inspired flavors — starting with the burger. This recipe from our book “COOKish,” which limits recipes to just six ingredients without sacrificing flavor, is loosely based on a Filipino...

Watermelon Feta Salad: A new Fourth of July classic

Jun. 27, 2022 08:23 AM EDT

For a fast and easy warm-weather salad on the Fourth of July, it doesn't get better than Watermelon Feta. According to Google Trends, searches for watermelon and feta cheese salads have spiked every July for more than a decade. To taste it is to know why. The distinct and refreshing...

Dan Rinaldi's Rhode Island-Style Fried Calamari

Jun. 21, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

Dan Rinaldi, a firefighter in Providence, Rhode Island, leaned on his state's fresh seafood for this dish. He says battered squid tossed with hot cherry peppers is a great representation of where he lives and of his Italian roots. He says his family has been making this recipe for generations. ...

For Father’s Day, try a weeknight-easy spiced steak

Jun. 13, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

Thin cuts of steak such as flat iron and hanger are great for weeknight meals because they’re full of flavor and cook up fast. But a flavorful spice rub and quick marinade easily elevate the meat to a meal worthy of a special occasion. Pairing it with a simple side of partially mashed chickpeas...

Stop spiralizing zucchini — a peeler works better

Jun. 06, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

Spiralizing zucchini into “noodles” often translates into a wan and watery dish, a poor imitation of the pasta it attempts to emulate. Generally, it’s better to let an ingredient shine on its own merits. And for raw zucchini, we didn’t need to look far to find a better answer. ...

Eitan Bernath's Israeli-Style Sesame Schnitzel with salad

May. 31, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

Israeli-Style Sesame Schnitzel with Herby Tomato Cucumber Salad (From Eitan Bernath's “Eitan Eats the World.”) Serves: 4 HERBY TOMATO CUCUMBER SALAD 1 English cucumber, chopped 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped ...

Maple chicken skewers evoke Asia’s street vendors

May. 31, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

Street vendors cross East Asia scrunch small pieces of meat onto skewers and baste them over hot coals with a sweet and savory sauce. Amid the sizzle and aromatic puffs of smoke, the sauce thickens to a luscious glaze, and — importantly — the meat cooks up fast. This combination...

Thai chicken stir-fry piles on basil by the fistful

May. 23, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

Western cooks too often go too light on fresh herbs, treating them more as garnish than flavoring. We prefer the Thai approach, which uses ingredients such as basil, mint and cilantro by the fistful. Take Thailand’s chicken-and-basil stir-fry — gai pad krapow — which piles on...

Bright lemon balances richness of one-pot pasta

May. 16, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

Tomatoes may get more attention, but throughout Italy, lemon also often finds its way into pasta. Along the Amalfi coast, ring-shaped calamarata pasta is paired with clams, parsley, garlic and fried strips of a sweet local lemon. In Sicily, broken pasta comes studded with toasted...

Peruvian beef stir-fry is fusion cooking at its best

May. 09, 2022 08:11 AM EDT

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...