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A Pot of Chili and the Invention of Tex-Mex Cuisine

A Pot of Chili and the Invention of Tex-Mex Cuisine

In Texas, the development of a new kind of regional Mexican cuisine began in the hands of a group of entrepreneurial women and in their spicy bowls of chili con carne.

Bringin’ Ramen Down Home with Nashville’s Sarah Gavigan

Bringin’ Ramen Down Home with Nashville’s Sarah Gavigan

Chef Sarah Gavigan brings ramen to Nashville by way of Los Angeles with her restaurant, Otaku Ramen, and to home cooks with her book, Otaku Ramen: Mastering Ramen at Home.

The Evolution of the Espresso Martini

The Evolution of the Espresso Martini

From a bartender’s brainchild to a global drinks movement, the espresso martini has come a long way, as evidenced by iterations like this recipe from London’s Grind & Co.

A Sourdough Pizza Starter

A Sourdough Pizza Starter

When it comes to making pizza at home, a sound sourdough crust is a perfect place to start. Here, contributor Alex Davis shares his formula and tips for getting started.

The Parsi Sweet Tooth

The Parsi Sweet Tooth

The Parsi sweet tooth has yielded countless dishes—both original and reworkings—including this recipe for ravo, a sweetened pudding.

A Woman’s Place: Marie Harel

A Woman’s Place: Marie Harel

In A Woman’s Place, Life & Thyme Senior Editor Stef Ferrari and Contributor Deepi Ahluwalia explore the ways in which women have shaped the world with food, complete with recipes like this one for baked camembert.

Naem: The Art of Fermentation with Sticky Rice

Naem: The Art of Fermentation with Sticky Rice

Chef Jenny Dorsey shares her exploration of naem, a form of meat fermentation common in Thai cooking.

Banana French Toast: Breakfast in Paradise

Banana French Toast: Breakfast in Paradise

From his kitchen at The Cape in Cabo San Lucas, Chef Victor Garrido shares his recipe for a local favorite—Banana French Toast.

Containing Tradition in Holiday Cookies

Containing Tradition in Holiday Cookies

Memories of a holiday tradition make for modern-day treats in contributor Ariel Knoebel’s recipes for thumbprints and Mexican wedding cakes.

Le Bernardin’s Apple Cheddar Tart

Le Bernardin’s Apple Cheddar Tart

Thomas Raquel, Executive Pastry Chef of New York City’s Le Bernardin, takes on a nostalgic traditional flavor pairing with his recipe for apple cheddar tart.

The Migrant Kitchen Desserts

The Migrant Kitchen Desserts

In three California cities, chefs from our documentary series The Migrant Kitchen share their dessert recipes from cultures around the globe.

Caramelized Cider Pear Tart Tatin

Caramelized Cider Pear Tart Tatin

From pastry chef Shannon Swindle, a recipe for caramelized cider pear tart tatin makes use of natural sugars and seasonal stars.

A South African Biscuit Tradition

A South African Biscuit Tradition

In South Africa, writers Errieda du Toit and Daleen van der Merwe offer history and instruction on the region’s famed buttermilk rusk.

Cocktails in Motion: Frida

Cocktails in Motion: Frida

In Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Daniel Quezada, the in-house mezcalero for The Cape Hotel and cocktail developer for Manta, gives tips and a recipe for ultimate mezcal enjoyment.

Peppermint Meringues

Peppermint Meringues

In Los Angeles, co-founder and executive pastry chef of Pizzana and Sprinkles Cupcakes Candace Nelson shares her recipe for peppermint meringues.

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