Food
Food
Dec. 10 2013 7:00 AMSlate’s Favorite Recipes of the YearThe dishes we made again and again in 2013.
Dec. 6 2013 7:59 PMVictimized TwiceRestaurant workers’ wages are routinely docked when customers walk out on their tab. It’s an outrage, and it needs to stop.
Nov. 14 2013 11:57 AMYou Need One Special Piece of Equipment to Make Amazing FrostingFluffy, spreadable, delicious frosting is not just a lie propagated in Betty Crocker commercials.
Oct. 20 2013 11:37 PMCan a $400 Blender Change Your Life?Yes.
Sept. 25 2013 11:54 PMSympathy for the DevilIn defense of Gordon Ramsay.
Sept. 11 2013 5:52 PMThe Fastest Way to Seed JalapeñosWatch the best technique for making hot chilies less hot.
Aug. 29 2013 7:22 AMNo, Your Favorite Food Is Not Like CrackSo stop saying that.
Aug. 21 2013 3:18 PMAre You Using the Wrong Knife to Slice Tomatoes?A video that shows the right tool to use to avoid flesh wounds and seed-spattered clothes.
Aug. 14 2013 3:04 PMEviscerate Your CucumbersA video that shows why seeding cucumbers is way more enjoyable than seeding other vegetables.
Aug. 7 2013 9:11 AMThe Indispensable Kitchen Tool You’ll Use Once a YearA video to help make cherry season more manageable.
July 31 2013 8:00 AMCooking With BabetteI made the richest, most expensive dish from the best food movie of all time.
July 24 2013 1:39 PMA Revolutionary New Way to Chop ParsleySlate’s food editor shows you how to remove the leaves from the stems in half the time it usually takes.
July 17 2013 6:13 PMWar on FoodiesThe hypocrisy behind the Atlantic’s call for better junk food.
July 12 2013 9:26 AMThe One Issue Republicans and Democrats Can Agree OnEthanol is insane, and politicians outside the Beltway are finally fighting it.
June 25 2013 7:05 AMGoing Against the GrainSmall-scale grain farms are the next wave of the locavore movement. But can they actually make a profit?
Dec. 9 2013 10:01 AMJames Beard Was Wrong. Garlic Powder Is Amazing.
Nov. 27 2013 4:44 PMHow to Make Pie DoughIt’s not hard. And you don’t need a food processor.
Oct. 30 2013 3:15 PMThe Secret to Amazing Roasted Pumpkin SeedsDon’t use the kind from your jack-o’-lantern.
Oct. 14 2013 11:47 PMHow Dangerous Is Candy?And what’s the definition of candy, anyway?
Sept. 18 2013 5:18 AMChicken Stock Doesn’t Count as MeatVegetarians won’t die if they sometimes eat food with poultry broth in it.
Sept. 4 2013 4:15 PMStop Abusing Your DoughBiscuit dough is amazingly versatile—as long as you don't destroy it with too much fuss. 
Aug. 28 2013 5:20 AMAll Hail HushpuppiesThe golden cornmeal morsels are the best fried food in existence.
Aug. 16 2013 4:09 PMCritics Need to Stop Coddling RestaurantsReviewers should write about restaurants as soon as they open, instead of giving them time to find their legs.
Aug. 13 2013 1:53 PMHow to Cook With Your DishwasherPears good. Eggs bad.
Aug. 7 2013 8:45 AMFeeding the KiddieA brief history of the children’s menu.
July 25 2013 10:48 AMA Hippie’s Defense of GMOsI’m a vegetarian yoga instructor, and even I can tell the case against genetically modified food is overblown.
July 17 2013 6:21 PMStop Chopping My SaladThe chopped salad trend is out of hand, and it needs to stop.
July 15 2013 5:45 AMSlowly but SurelySous-vide cooking is destined for ubiquity in home kitchens.
July 1 2013 3:26 PMThe Perfect BiteBread cuts, meat folds, and more tradecraft from Subway’s executive chef.
June 10 2013 11:53 AMRed MeatSmithfield Foods and Communist China are a match made in heaven.

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