Everyone is talking about ramen, and there’s a ramen shop in almost every East Bay neighborhood. But what about all the other delicious Asian soups out there with the same soul-warming potential? Here are ten soups (at eight venues) you might not have thought of.
Here’s a mash-up you won’t want to pass up: Meltingly tender pulled pork with BBQ sauce, stuffed into a warm tortilla, and topped with pickled onions and jalapenos and cooling queso fresco.
Throwing a New Year’s Eve cocktail party takes gumption, and a slew of terrific appetizers (and cocktail recipes). But don’t let the idea of throwing a NYE party intimidate you! Use this collection of tasty, fully-tested recipes and make all other parties pale in comparison.
Just imagine biting into a mini chocolate cream puff oozing with deep, dark chocolate pudding and then run, don’t walk, to your kitchen to make these decadent treats.
Salty, tangy, sweet, vinegary, crunchy, and juicy: these chicken wings are the bomb!
It’s Dungeness crab season and this is one crave-worthy way to make a little bit of sweet crabmeat feed a crowd.
Pressed for time and need a quick and easy appetizer for a bunch of last-minute guests? This simple recipe will save you!
Sweet, lemony pea-flecked pancakes are the perfect foundation for salty smoked salmon and tangy crème fraiche. Serve these at your next party and everyone will thank you.
Serve these savory little nuggets of mac and cheese—embellished with earthy mushrooms and nutty gruyere—at your next gathering. You won’t be disappointed (except by how quickly they disappear).
Who doesn’t love a bit of decadence for the holidays? And this feast brings it. Inspired by a steakhouse, this menu takes it a notch above that will leave your friends and family in awe.
These light-as-a-feather chocolate soufflés contain a hidden secret at the bottom: tart, fresh raspberries. And you can make them in advance!
Pâte de Fruit candies are often served as after dinner treats at high end restaurants. But there’s no reason you need to shell out big bucks for a few bites of these chewy, fruity treats. They’re not much harder to make than a simple pot of jam, and the jewel toned candies make wonderful gifts. Learn how to make your own with Kate Williams.
Take mashed potatoes to the next level by making a gorgeous white root vegetable mash; excellent alongside winter’s hearty stews and braises.
Bold, bitter, sweet, salty and perfectly balanced this seasonal winter salad has it all. Plus it looks really pretty too.