While green bell peppers lack the sweetness of their fully ripe red and yellow counterparts, there are lots of delicious ways to cook with them, from stuffed peppers to pizza and Spanish tapas.
You don't have to become a knife expert just to find a great knife that'll make your food preparation a pleasure. Slice through the endless options and find a reasonably priced, high-quality chef's knife that you'll use for years.
Impress your friends with off-menu cred at Northern Vietnamese favorite Turtle Tower. One Chowhound user uncovered a steaming bowl of pho tai ga, chicken pho with rare beef added, at the beloved Larkin Street soup joint, though you won't see it on the printed menu.
Choucroute garnie is an Alsatian dish of sauerkraut braised with pork sausages and various cuts of fresh and cured pork, and is a hearty dish perfect for the cold months. Find out what kind of sausage and which cuts of pork Chowhounds favor in this dish, as well as which spices they use and what to serve alongside.
Despite Fuji West's Japanese name, it’s the Burmese eats that command an audience at this new San Gabriel establishment. Try the Mogok pork for its heavy lemongrass flavor, or the off-menu yellow tofu.
It's OK to admit it if you don't see what the big deal is about Peruvian food—but don't give up on it yet! Let Chowhounds show you what Peruvian cuisine has to offer. From the ocean to the mountains, be tempted by tangy ceviches and skewers of flavorful beef heart—and of course those succulent sauces that turn even plain white bread into an irresistible treat.
Sure, Potrero Hill's views charm many, but what's for dinner? In this neighborhood, both Chez Maman and Pera have fans; in neighboring Dogpatch, pick up an order of pupusas at New Spot—one Chowhound user says they're the best she's ever tasted.
Moon House has replaced Winchell’s (and cumin lamb has replaced donuts) on the corner of Santa Monica and Sepulveda boulevards. While the fare at this Chinese restaurant may not delight those accustomed to what’s available in the San Gabriel Valley, the cumin lamb and sautéed pork belly dishes are decent stand-ins.
Burns are no fun, but putting your hand in a heavy, floppy oven mitt takes away all grace and dexterity. Find out Chowhounds' various solutions for handling hot pans safely without sacrificing agility.