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Jessica Dang

Jessica Dang is a freelance writer, blogger, and social media consultant based in New York City. She is currently developing Single Girl Dinner, an online community and resource of dinner ideas for young independent women living in the city. She enjoys reading menus, dining at the bar, and experimenting in the kitchen when no one's looking. When it comes to food, she can't resist uni, foie gras, caviar, or Popeyes' fried chicken.

Pot Au Feu: A French Peasant Soup

Somewhere along the lines, the culinary world eschewed boiled meats and vegetables as “bland” and “boring”–favoring, instead, techniques like searing, blanching, and sautéing. This could not be further from the truth. The basic method of boiling can transform carrots, cabbages and turnips into exquisite vegetables that melt in your mouth–and tough cuts of meat, like brisket or shanks, into tender and succulent wonders.

A Breakfast of Mexican Chilaquiles

Start the day with comfort food that is perfect for brunch or a hearty breakfast. Cheese, eggs, and chile sauce top tortilla chips in one delicious skillet.

The Beauty of a Dinner Party

The Beauty of a Dinner Party

Scoping out the trendiest restaurant is all the rage but at-home dinner party can be just as magical, and much more intimate.

How to Peel a Garlic Clove

How to Peel a Garlic Clove

You don’t have to claw at garlic with your fingers or smash it dramatically with the side of the knife to peel a perfect clove.

Pumpkin Honey Muffins

Pumpkin Honey Muffins

Jessica Dang, or rather, her friend Yeonhee, makes these simple and delicious pumpkin honey muffins.

Maine Sweet Shrimp Crudo

This simple recipe for preparing Maine sweet shrimp makes an elegant appetizer for 3 or 4 people or could be eaten as a lovely light dinner for one.