Steamed Shanghai Soup Dumplings (Xiaolongbao)

Steamed Shanghai Soup Dumplings (Xiaolongbao)

The Shanghai Soup Dumpling, or xiaolongbao (小笼包)—perhaps the most perfect single bite of food ever conceived by man—does not require much introduction. This tantalizing, dreamy snack is probably the most famous dish to come out of Shanghai: paper-thin skin enveloping perfectly seasoned pork filling and rivers of hot, flavorful soup. If the closest you’ve ever been to(…)

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Bourbon Banana Cream Pie

Bourbon Banana Cream Pie

Is there a dreamier dessert out there than banana cream pie? Yes there is. Boozy banana cream pie. That is all. Here’s whatchya need: 1 ¾ cups finely crushed graham crackers, vanilla wafers, ginger snaps, or digestive biscuits 1 stick (8 tablespoons) melted butter, divided 2/3 cup white sugar, plus 1 tablespoon 1/3 cup all-purpose flour ¼ tsp(…)

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