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A dish as simple as caprese salad demands the best ingredients: Use firm, in-season tomatoes, the freshest burrata, and dress with pristine olive oil and top-quality balsamic vinegar.
Key lime pie evolved after 1853, when a struggling inventor, Gail Borden, created condensed milk and somebody in the area made "custard," combining it with the lip-puckering limes, and putting it all into a pastry crust.
For hundreds of Brooklyn kids, the first time they drink an iconic chocolate egg cream, it's a relief to discover there's no actual egg.
This spicy sauce is "mopped" onto ribs as they smoke to moisten and flavor them.
This is a delicious and easy treat for using fresh strawberries. Serve this luscious sweet over ice cream, pound cake, or cheesecake.
In Lexington, North Carolina, coleslaw is made with a spicy ketchup-based dressing.
Briny sardines get added intensity from fresh onion and Dijon mustard in this open-face sandwich from chef and radio host Mike Colameco.
A version of a California classic, this sandwich is a healthy mix of vegetables, whole-grain bread, and Jack cheese, topped with ranch dressing.
Joe's Stone Crab is famous for this creamy sauce, which it serves as a condiment for stone crab claws. It's also a great dressing for sandwiches, salads, or other chilled seafood.
Elf in LA’s Echo Park serves a version of this refreshing Japanese-inspired salad.
Our take on the popular Leon Salad served at La Scala in Beverly Hills calls for marinating chickpeas, salami, and cheese in a red wine vinaigrette.
A sprinkling of this dried zest brightens the flavor of roasted beets or squash, green salads, sauces, and soups. For the best results, use unwaxed lemons, such as Meyer lemons.
We like to serve this seasoning in small bowls with crudités or roast chicken.
Fresh herbs marry beautifully with lamb in this easy-to-make marinade.
This fresh, tangy slaw goes well with Northern-Mexico style enchiladas.
The legendary Texas cook Helen Corbitt invented this simple, delicious black-eyed pea salad in Austin in 1940.