Hawaiian-Style Shaved Ice

Makes 4 servings There are machines you can buy to make shaved ice, but if you don’t have one, you can use your food processor! Make the ice at the last minute to keep it nice and fluffy. For a party, make several varieties of syrup so guests can mix […]

Chef's Notes Plus

Say Aloha to Summer with a Tiki Bash

There’s one weekend of summer left (what!?), which kind of begs for a party! If you’re throwing together a last-minute get-together, there is no better strategy than to make it a tiki party—and here’s why: Fun outfits. Tasty drinks. Delicious but low-effort food. Quality kitsch décor. Extraordinary music. OK, so […]

Main Dishes

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Makes 4 servings Lettuce wraps are a fun and easy meal to feed a crowd. Serve assembled wraps on platters, like we did here, or put out platters of lettuce leaves, cooked shrimp, and garnishes and let folks assemble their own. Make the sauce a few days ahead for minimal […]