Have you ever ever met somebody who doesn’t consider in favorites? Those preferring to quantify every like or curiosity as a substitute of utilizing the label of “favourite?” Nicely, I can confidently let you know that the Severe Eats employees are the precise reverse kind of individuals. We are saying our opinions with our chest—after we love one thing, we LOVE one thing, and we’ll be sure to learn about it. So our year-end roundups are at all times a enjoyable time across the workplace, the place all of us get to wax poetic about our favourite variations of all of the issues that make up this beautiful little meals web site: recipes, photographs, gear, and extra. This week, we kicked issues off with the workforce’s seven favorite recipes (we should always word right here that each recipe we revealed is our favourite as a result of it’s a Severe Eats recipe, however these seven lingered just a bit longer in our brains and our kitchens this 12 months), which you’ll be able to learn extra about beneath. Additionally on this week’s Mise en Place: a have a look at the most recent additions to our Jamaican delicacies information, in addition to Severe Feats, a brand new social nonsense video sequence we debuted. Dive in!!!
A Yr of Favorites
All the workforce made it to December with all digits intact, which is shocking given how a lot of the kitchen gadgets we purchased for ourselves have been instruments for slicing and shredding. Read about our favorite purchases here and possibly seize your self a lil early vacation current—as a lil December deal with, you understand?
This week, we also published our favorite recipes from 2023. Ceviche, chai, buffalo rooster salad—you identify it, we beloved it, and we wouldn’t shut up about it. Keep tuned for subsequent week after we’ll be rounding up your favourite recipes, those you clicked and commented on essentially the most in 2023. (Trace about our most visited new recipe: Go Birds)
Leah’s Favorite of ’23: Tahdig
How to achieve the delicious, buttery, golden, crunchy layer formed at the very bottom of a traditional Persian-style steamed rice pot.
Dedicated to the Bit
We launched the primary video in a brand new social sequence this week referred to as Severe Feats (an ideal identify, please clap!!). The sequence is a Tremendous Severe, Tremendous Intense, Tremendous Vital head-to-head competitors the place we ask employees members to do numerous kitchen duties and see who actually has a aggressive streak. (It’s Daniel, clearly it’s Daniel). The primary version is beneath and on Instagram and whereas Daniel takes the definitive W on this one, be careful, as a result of Leah’s received some methods up her sleeves!!!
Jamaican Meals for Each Meal
I get the pleasure of studying and including pictures to each recipe we publish as a part of my job, and it’s been so thrilling to see all of the superb recipes from Michelle and Suzanne Rousseau go reside on the location. This week we revealed their rundown, coconut milk, stew peas, and roasted breadfruit recipes. Whereas studying about how rundown is a conventional Jamaican breakfast dish, I made a decision to think about what a full day’s menu would appear to be utilizing simply the Rousseau’s recipes (if I ever discover the need or kitchen house to perform such a feast). Right here’s the place I landed (although it was so laborious to decide on!!):
Jamaican Pickled Herring
A spicy and savory snack, this classic Jamaican dish of salted herring and vegetables pairs beautifully with crackers, creamy avocado, and a glass of dark rum.