The Food Lab

Publication Year




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15-Minute Pantry Tomato Soup 208
30-Minute Black Bean Soup 200
30-Minute Don't-Call-It-Tuscan White Bean and Parmesan Soup 199
30-Minute Minestrone 197
30-Minute Pasta e Fagioli 196
3-Minute Chicken Cutlets 367
All-American Meat Loaf 531
All-American Pot Roast with Gravy 243
All-Belly Porchetta with Pork-Fat-Roasted Potatoes 664
Almost-No-Stir Risotto with Cherry Tomatoes and Feta 755
Almost-No-Stir Risotto with Chorizo and Brussels Sprout Leaves 755
Apricot-Glazed Roast Pork Tenderloin with Prunes and Figs 662
Arugula and Pear Salad with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Sharp Balsamic-Soy Vinaigrette 789
Arugula and Walnut Pesto 710
Asparagus Salad with Toasted Almonds and Goat Cheese 782
Bacon Parmesan Biscuits 163
Barbecue-Glazed Roast Chicken 600
Basic Almost-No-Stir Risotto 754
Basic Crispy Potato Cake (aka Rösti) 135
Basic Dry Pancake Mix 149
Basic Homemade Sausage 503
Basic Mixed Green Salad 782
Basic Pan-Seared Pork Chops 355
Basic Quick Waffles 157
Basic Tartar Sauce 383
Basic Vegetable Stock 188
Basil-Caper Relish 381
Beef and Barley Stew 193
Beer-Battered Fried Cod 892
Blueberry Pancakes 150
Blue-Cheese Butter Seasoning 326
Braised Asparagus 445
Braised Leeks with Thyme and Lemon Zest 447
Braised String Beans with Bacon 446
Brandy-Cream Pan Sauce 370
Broiled Asparagus with Parmesan Bread Crumbs 457
Butter-Basted Pan-Seared Thick-Cut Steaks 312
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing 843
Buttery Lemon-Herb-Rubbed Roast Chicken 595
Buttery, Oniony Charred Hash Browns 478
Caesar Salad 823
Caesar Salad Dressing 824
Caramelized Applesauce 659
Cheddar Cheese and Scallion Biscuits 163
Cheesy Broccoli or Cauliflower Casserole 420
Cheesy Chili Mac 725
Cheesy Hasselback Potato Gratin 469
Cherry Tomato-Shallot Relish 382
Chicken and Dumplings 237
Chicken Parmesan 878
Chile Paste 259
Chili Verde with Pork 273
Chimichurri Sauce 395
Chopped Greek Salad 836
Chopped Ranch Cobb Salad 841
Classic American Potato Salad Done Right 817
Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese 744
Classic Baked Ziti 746
Classic Diner-Style Smashed Cheeseburgers 552
Classic Genovese Pesto with Basil and Pine Nuts 709
Classic Pico de Gallo 351
Classic Sage and Sausage Stuffing 622
Cooler-Cooked Brats and Beer 398
Cooler-Cooked Chicken with Lemon or Sun-Dried-Tomato Vinaigrette 396
Cooler-Cooked Hanger Steak with Chimichurri 394
Cooler-Cooked Lamb Rack with Salsa Verde 395
Cooler-Cooked Olive Oil-Poached Salmon 399
Cooler-Cooked Pork Chops with Barbecue Sauce 398
Cooler-Cooked Rib-Eye Steaks with Shallots, Garlic, and Thyme 394
Cream Scones 165
Creamy Broccoli-Parmesan Soup 213
Creamy ColeSlaw 822
Creamy Italian Dressing 841
Creamy Mushroom Soup 217
Creamy Sausage Gravy 164
Creamy Scrambled Eggs 122
Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna 738
Crispy Fried Bacon 133
Crispy Oven-Fried Bacon for a Crowd 133
Crispy Potato, Onion, and Mushroom Cake (aka Rösti) 136
Crispy Semi-Smashed New Potatoes 477
Crown Roast of Pork 658
Crunchy Oven Fries 914
Cryo-Blanched Green Beans with Fried Garlic 443
Dead-Simple Poultry Gravy 619
Dill-Lemon Crème Fraîche 382
Diner-Style Asparagus, Shallot, and Goat Cheese Omelet 126
Diner-Style Ham and Cheese Omelet 125
Diner-Style Mushroom, Pepper, and Onion Omelet 126
Easy Cranberry Sauce 624
Easy Cream Biscuits 165
Easy Grilled Naan-Style Flatbread 517
Easy Ham, Bean, and Kale Stew 275
Easy Homemade Crème Fraîche 123
Easy Skillet-Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Bacon 252
Easy Skillet-Braised Chicken with Peppers and Onions 251
Easy Skillet-Braised Chicken with Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers 248
Easy Skillet-Braised Chicken with White Wine, Fennel, and Pancetta 249
Easy Weeknight Ground Beef Chili 261
Eggplant Parmesan Casserole 882
Eggs Benedict 112
Eggs Florentine 113
Endive and Chicory Salad with Grapefruit, Cranberries, and Fig and Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette 798
Even Easier Grilled Flatbread 518
Extra-Cheesy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches 208
Extra-Crispy Sunny-Side-Up Eggs 116
Extra-Crunchy Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream Gravy 873
Extra-Crunchy Fried Chicken Sandwiches 876
Extra-Crunchy Southern Fried Chicken 871
Extra-Sweet Roasted Sweet Potatoes 464
Extra-Tangy Tartar Sauce 894
Fast French Onion Soup 226
Fig and Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette 799
Fingerling Potato Salad with Creamy Vinaigrette 787
Flaky Scones 164
Foolproof Béarnaise 322
Foolproof Hard-Boiled Eggs 102
Foolproof Hollandaise Sauce 111
Foolproof Homemade Mayonnaise 807
Foolproof Onion Rings 900
Foolproof Soft-Boiled Eggs 101
Fresh Pasta with Bolognese Sauce 732
Fresh Pasta with Pork and Tomato Ragù 732
Fresh Ricotta in 5 Minutes or Less 154
Fried Fish Sandwiches with Creamy Slaw and Tartar Sauce 896
Fried Garlic 419
Fried Shallots 419
Fry Sauce 553
Garlic Anchovy Bread Crumbs 459
Garlic-Chili Butter Seasoning 326
Garlicky Sautéed Spinach 440
Garlic Parmesan Croutons 824
Garlic Sausage with Lentils 514
Glazed Carrots with Almonds 453
Glazed Pearl Onions 453
Glazed Turnips, Radishes, or Rutabaga 453
Grapefruit Vinaigrette 400
Green Bean Salad with Red Onion and Hazelnut Vinaigrette 792
Green Risotto with Mushrooms 758
Grilled Flap Meat (Steak Tips) with Honey Mustard Marinade 345
Grilled Italian Sausage with Onions and Peppers 515
Grilled Marinated Short Ribs with Chimichurri 346
Grilled or Pan-Roasted Bratwurst with Beer, Mustard, and Sauerkraut 520
Grilled or Pan-Roasted Hot Dogs with Sauerkraut 523
Grilled or Pan-Roasted Merguez with Yogurt, Mint, and Moroccan Salad 516
Grilled or Pan-Roasted Mexican Chorizo with Spicy Tomato-Caper Sauce 521
Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas 349
Hazelnut Vinaigrette 792
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix 173
Honey-Miso Mayonnaise 902
Horseradish Cream Sauce 640
Hot Buttered Peas 413
Hot Buttered Peas with Bacon, Shallots, and Tarragon 413
Hot Buttered Peas with Prosciutto, Pine Nuts, and Garlic 414
Hot Buttered Snap Peas with Leeks and Basil 413
Hot Buttered Snap Peas with Lemon and Mint 412
Hot Buttered Snap Peas with Scallions and Ham 412
Iceberg Wedge Salad 831
Jamaican-Jerk-Rubbed Roast Chicken 595
Kale Caesar Salad 828
Leftover Meat Loaf Sandwich 534
Lemon-Caper Pan Sauce 368
Lemon-Parsley Butter Seasoning 326
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes 155
Light and Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes 150
Light and Fluffy Scrambled Eggs 121
Lighter Fettuccine Alfredo 713
Linguine with Fresh Clams 692
Maple Bacon Waffles 157
Maple-Mustard-Glazed Pan-Seared Pork Chops 356
Maple-Mustard-Glazed Roast Pork Tenderloin 662
Maple-Sage Breakfast Sausage 507
Marcona Almond Vinaigrette 797
Marinated Kale Salad with Chickpeas and Sumac Onions 827
Marinated Kale Salad with Shallots and Kidney Beans 828
Master Recipe for Compound Butter 326
Mexican Street Corn Salad 436
Micro-Steamed Asparagus with Hollandaise or Mayonnaise 424
Micro-Steamed Asparagus with Poached Egg and Walnut Vinaigrette 424
Micro-Steamed Corn with Garlic-Chili Butter 429
Micro-Steamed Green Beans with Olives and Almonds 429
Mild Lemon- or Red Wine-Olive Oil Vinaigrette 780
Mushroom-Marsala Pan Sauce 369
Orange-Scented Waffles 157
Oxtail Jus for Prime Rib 636
Pan-Roasted Chicken Parts 365
Pan-Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme and Shallots 441
Pan-Roasted Pearl Onions 438
Pan-Roasted Rack of Lamb 648
Pan-Seared Hanger Steak with Herb and Garlic Marinade 342
Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Apple and Cider Sauce 356
Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Brandied Cherries 355
Pan-Seared Zucchini and Corn 434
Pasta with Caramelized Eggplant and Rich Tomato Sauce (Pasta alla Norma) 701
Pasta with Extra-Garlicky Shrimp Scampi 690
Pasta with Garlic and Lots of Vegetables 686
Pasta with Garlicky Broccoli, Anchovies, and Bacon 685
Pasta with Olive Oil and Three Flavors of Garlic 684
Pasta with Sausage and Red-Sauce-Braised Broccoli Rabe 696
Penne alla Vodka with Chicken 699
Perfect Easy Red Sauce 695
Perfect Grilled Steak for Two 325
Perfect Poached Eggs 107
Perfect Roast Prime Rib 635
Perfect Tenderloin Steaks 316
Peruvian-Style Roast Chicken 598
Peruvian-Style Spicy Jalapeño Sauce 599
Pine Nut Vinaigrette 795
Porcini-Vermouth Pan Sauce 320
Pork Meatballs with Mushroom Cream Sauce 542
Potato and Corned Beef Hash 140
Potato Hash with Peppers and Onions 140
Pub-Style Thick and Juicy Cheeseburgers 558
Puttanesca: The Best Spaghetti for a Night In (Spaghetti with Garlic, Anchovies, Capers, and Olives) 698
Quick and Easy Pan-Seared Steaks 311
Quick Chicken Stock 187
Quick Chickpea and Spinach Stew with Ginger 449
Quick Creamy Pasta with Lemon Zest and Rosemary 713
Quick Creamy Pasta with Prosciutto, Peas, and Arugula 713
Quick Jus for Roasted Butterflied Chicken 592
Real Texas Chili con Carne 269
Restaurant-Style Chopped Antipasti Salad 840
Rich and Creamy Mashed Potatoes 473
Roasted Beet and Citrus Salad with Pine Nut Vinaigrette 794
Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Eggs, Pomegranate, and Marcona Almond Vinaigrette 796
Roasted Bell Pepper and Feta Pesto with Chiles and Pepitas 710
Roasted Broccoli with Garlic-Anchovy Bread Crumbs 458
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots 458
Roasted Butterflied Chicken 591
Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nut, Raisin, and Caper Vinaigrette 460
Roasted Mushrooms 461
Roasted Pear Salad with Mixed Bitter Lettuces, Blue Cheese, Pomegranate, and Hazelnut Vinaigrette 793
Roasted Pumpkin Soup 222
Salsa Verde 396
Santa Maria-Style Grilled Tri-Tip 347
Santa Maria-Style Salsa 348
Seared Brussels Sprouts with Bacon 433
Seasoning Mix for Bratwurst-Style Sausage 505
Seasoning Mix for Garlic Sausage 505
Seasoning Mix for Merguez-Style Lamb Sausage 506
Seasoning Mix for Mexican Chorizo 506
Seasoning Mix for Sweet or Hot Italian Sausage 505
Sharp Balsamic-Soy Vinaigrette 790
Simple Red-Wine Pan Sauce 319
Simple Whole Roast Chicken 594
Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin 638
Slow-Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb 646
Slow-Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb with Cumin and Fennel 647
Slow-Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb with Garlic, Rosemary, and Anchovies 646
Slow-Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb with Harissa and Garlic 647
Slow-Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb with Olives and Parsley 646
Smoky Orange-Chipotle Pan Sauce 321
Sous-Vide Cheeseburgers 401
Spicy Lemongrass-and-Turmeric-Rubbed Roast Chicken 597
Spicy Thai-Style Flank Steak Salad 344
Spring Vegetable Risotto 755
Spring Vegetable Salad 783
Steak House-Style Grilled Marinated Flank Steak 343
Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese Supreme Pizza-Style 724
Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese with Bacon and Pickled Jalapeños 723
Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese with Broccoli and Cauliflower 723
Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese with Green Chile and Chicken 724
Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese with Ham and Peas 723
Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Pesto with Capers 711
Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette 397
Super-Crisp Roasted Potatoes 474
Super-Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits 163
Tempura Vegetables and/or Shrimp 902
Tender Fancy-Pants Omelet 128
Tender Italian Meatballs with Rich Tomato Sauce 538
Teriyaki-Glazed Roast Chicken 601
Thai-Style Sweet Chile Sauce 598
Thanksgiving Turkey Two Ways 617
The Best Corn Chowder 212
The Best Egg Salad 821
The Best Garlic Bread 748
The Best Short-Rib Chili with Beans 259
The Best Vegetarian Bean Chili 265
The Classic: Stuffed Herb-Rubbed Roast Turkey with Gravy 605
The Easiest and Fastest: Roasted Butterflied Turkey with Gravy 612
The Small-Crowd Pleaser: Easy Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast with Stuffing 614
The Ultimate Bolognese Sauce 729
The Ultimate Chicken Vegetable Soup with Rice (or Noodles) 191
The Ultimate Creamed Spinach 450
The Ultimate Quintuple-Cooked Thick and Crisp Steak Fries 911
The World's Most Awesome Sticky Buns 167
Thin and Crispy French Fries 910
Three-Ingredient Blue Cheese Dressing 832
Tomato and Almond Pesto with Anchovies 711
Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Sharp Balsamic-Soy Vinaigrette 790
Traditional French Onion Soup 234
Traditional Lasagna Bolognese 735
Ultra-Crisp-Skinned Pan-Roasted Fish Fillets 380
Ultra-Crisp Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder 655
Ultra-Fluffy Mashed Potatoes 472
Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac 'n' Cheese 723
Upgraded Green Bean Casserole 416
Walnut Vinaigrette 425
Warm Ricotta with Olive Oil and Lemon Zest 154
Weeknight Spaghetti with Meat Sauce 705
White Bean and Manchego Cheese Salad 839
Winter Greens Salad with Walnuts, Apples, and Parmesan-Anchovy Dressing 810