Grilled Fish with Tamarind Sauce Recipe

Will Kreznick

Chinchakriya Un holds handfuls of herbs over an inflatable kiddie pool, the water from a garden hose washing dirt and sand off the lemon balm, fish mint, cilantro, sawtooth coriander, and water celery she’s picked from her mother’s vast garden in Spartanburg, South Carolina. All of these herbs will make their way into a feast of fish that’s wrapped in banana leaves, grilled over hot coals, and eaten with the family Un has driven more than 10 hours to cook with.

Un, who lives in Brooklyn, hosts a pop-up called Kreung, named for the rich pastes of herbs and

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Mom’s Haitian Meatloaf on a Sandwich Recipe

Will Kreznick

Chef notes

My mom added classic Haitian seasonings — thyme, parsley, and fruity, fiery chile — to her meatloaf, which made it extra special. When I replicate her triumph today, I make sure there’s some leftover for sandwiches the next afternoon. I like mine on white bread (gluten-free for me, but not necessarily for you) with lettuce for crunch, mustard for zing and quick-pickled peaches as a sweet-tart foil to the meatloaf. 

Technique tip: Use a meat thermometer to test for doneness; line the loaf pan with parchment paper, so the meatloaf is easy to remove neatly once it’s done.

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Rachel Roddy’s recipe for fried cheese with honey, oregano and vinegar | Food

Will Kreznick

Caciocavallo is a formaggio a pasta filata, or stretched-curd cheese, and part of the family that includes mozzarella, scamorza, provolone and halloumi. To make it, cow’s milk curds are kneaded and stretched by hand in hot water until they look like a fabulously long scarf of white putty. The process at this point, by the way, is almost exactly the same as that of mozzarella, for which the lengths are squeezed into balloon-like balls and mozzate (cut). However, for caciocavallo, the stretched lengths are rolled into balls, then soaked in brine before being bound with rope in pairs,

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Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Will Kreznick

Chef notes

This recipe doesn’t add any unexpected extras or fancy new flavors. It’s a traditional, straightforward red velvet cake that shows off the unbeatable flavors and textures of this iconic classic.

Swap option: If you can’t find whole fat buttermilk, use 1/2 cup whole milk and 1/2 cup sour cream.

Preparation

For the cake:

1.

Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray three 9- or 8-inch round cake pans with baker’s spray. Line the bottom of the pan with a parchment round. Set aside. Alternatively line a 3/4 sheet pan with parchment and spray with baker’s spray. Set aside.

2.

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25 Best Soul Food Month Recipes

Will Kreznick

June is an amazing month for so many reasons. In the food world, one of the most notable reasons is that it is National Soul Food Month, along with the celebration of Juneteenth. Soul food is a conglomerate of amazing, comforting food that was traditionally made by black people from the South.

When is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth 2021 takes place on Saturday June 19th.

Related: Everything to Know About Juneteenth

What is Soul Food?

Although this style of cooking has taken on many different identities, its roots are grounded in the good ol’ south! Soul food is a style of

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