Main Dishes

Main Dishes

Shrimp cooked in caramel sauce (tom kho) is among my favorite Viet comfort foods.

Quinoa is a fun, flavorful, and gluten-free alternative to traditional brown rice in sushi rolls.

The master recipe for the ur-beer-can chicken, the showstopper that will dazzle your family and friends. 

Dip them in milk, then in flour, and sauté them slowly in butter in a frying pan over medium heat until golden brown all over.

Every year for the holidays, Mormor would make her famous gravlax. It wouldn't have been Christmas without it. 

It's a classic dish from Mexico's Yucatan but a bit on the unusual side for non-Hispanic palates.

Normally, keftedes are made with ground meat (they're basically meatballs). These vegetarian alternatives are packed with flavor.

Serve warm or at room temperature, as a side dish or an appetizer with bread or pita.

This pesto may be tossed with spaghetti, maccheroni, linguine, or the classic Ligurian pastas, trofie or trenette.

Cabeza--or beef cheek--tacos are some of the best things this planet has to offer as food.


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Buckwheat not dead: Healthy grain can make earthy dessert

People have a tendency to assume that just because something is good for you, it has to taste bad. But every now and then a blast from the past can bring a bland dish full circle. For Southern cook Sean Brock, the secret to getting a rich, earthy taste in savory and sweet dishes is buckwheat, the often-neglected ingredient that's become popular with cool cooks.