I'll be in Costa Rica for a few days at the beginning of July. It's my first trip to the country (or Latin America at all, for that matter). Any tips? We'll be in San Jose for a couple of days, then we're heading to the Pacific Coast.
Spanish flavors inspire this simple but intense summery braise. Saffron gives the tomato broth a nutty complexity, while the spice and heat of chorizo liven up the clams.
Homemade mayonnaise is surprisingly easy to make, and since it tastes so much better than store-bought, it may sway even avowed mayo-haters. Plus, you can turn it into all sorts of other sauces and dips. Read more.
Easy Dessert Tart Crust
This easy dessert tart crust is buttery, lightly sweetened, and delicately crispy -- the perfect foolproof base for any sweet filling you can devise. Read more.
Crossroads Episode 2: Sweet Connections
In a world full of conflict, desserts are the ties that bind us. Mariana Vieira introduces New Yorkers to a popular Brazilian treat, while Tomoko Kato brings a unique blend of Japanese and European flare to Brooklyn via her dessert shop. Read more.