Americans seem to love canned cranberry sauce, with over 75% consuming it instead of the fresh stuff on Turkey Day. But what exactly is cranberry sauce? A Thanksgiving staple since the early '40s, this innocuous can of cran' holds some secrets.
The Perfect Prawns
The LA Times's Russ Parsons lauds the salt-roasted spot prawns at Providence restaurant.
How to Make Seared Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce and Broccoli
Chewy Asian-inspired tofu gets coated in a perfectly balanced chili sauce that draws on sweet, salty, and tangy flavors. Pair with broccoli for a wholesome meal.
Easy Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.