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How to Track Down Your Long-Lost Relatives in the Old Country, Wherever That May Be

One day in October I drove into the Alps of northern Italy to a teensy village called Camposilvano. I parked at one end of town and could see clear …

Vegan Alfredo Sauce Is All About the Cauliflower and Cashew Purée

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>My childhood motto was: Bring on the cream sauce. No surprise, fettuccine Alfredo was a favorite dish of mine. And I’m not talking about the original, slightly more elegant version, which was made tableside with a server tossing pasta with copious …

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

How To: Foam Roll Away Bloat

Structural integration and alignment specialist Lauren Roxburgh has a foam rolling routine for nearly any body complaint a client throws her …

Wellness

Three-Tin Tomato, Turmeric & Coconut Dahl - National Vegetarian Week

We love dahl in this house, although I usually spell it dal. It can also be spelled daal or dhal and it's really hard to find a definitive answer, …

Vegetarian Crockpot Taco Soup (With Vegan Option)

This Mexican-inspired vegetarian taco soup recipe with kidney beans, pinto beans, and black beans is easy, deliciously satisfying, and quick to …

Cooking

Seriously, You Have to Do This U.S. Road Trip at Least Once in Your Lifetime

When you really want (need) an escape, you go to the ever-charming Mackinac Island, Michigan. Once on this island between the northernmost part of …

Caving

Kitchn | Inspiring cooks, nourishing homes

Sign Up for a Free Kitchn Community Account Today!<p>Save your favorite stories, comment and discuss the latest stories and keep up to date with new …

Creamy Vegan Saag Paneer (With Tofu) Recipe

The wonderful thing about <i>saag paneer</i>—the Indian staple of greens and fresh cheese in a creamy sauce—is that, in my experience, it's almost universally loved by vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. But what if we wanted to make a completely dairy-free version, so that vegetarians, meat-eaters, <i>and</i> …

Recipes

indian-spiced cauliflower soup

This recipe is adapted, just a little, from Madhur Jaffrey’s excellent Vegetarian India. She has nearly three different preparations for every …

Jobs: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

<b>The reality is:</b> I took a job so I could have an excuse to move cities and slowly disintegrate the relationship with my girlfriend.<p>I figured living …

College & University

kale and caramelized onion stuffing

I have very strong feelings about stuffing, which, for once, I can express succinctly: GIMME. Well, that and a little bit of righteous indignation. …

fudgy bourbon balls

I closed out 2014 somewhat exasperated (and quietly anxious and queasy because I was first trimester-ing this bunny) that I had so much I’d wanted to …

broccoli melts

Most of my understanding of the category of diner sandwiches we know as “melts” comes from the hyper-local archive of culinary amusements I know as …

sesame soba and ribboned omelet salad

In times of lots of worry and little sleep, like most of us, I return to my comforts and staples: avocado toast, a great pot of meatballs, and as …

eggs in purgatory, puttanesca-style

If the theme of late here is simple, cozy meals we can assemble even when we’re not, perhaps, having the most well-rested, worry-free weeks ever, we …

potato pizza, even better

I have been holding out way too long on giving one of the great Roman pizzas, <i>pizza con potate e rosmarino</i> (which, like most things, sounds much …

sheet pan chicken tikka

In the game of weeknight cooking — which I feel, at best, is rigged and not in our favor especially if you (or you and your partner) are out working …

failproof crepes + a crepe party

I know what most people think of crêpes — they’re difficult, they require planning ahead, they’re fussy (cough<i>French</i>), they rip easily, the first one …

the consummate chocolate chip cookie, revisited

With a hand or stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars together until light, fluffy and then some, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, …

corn and black bean weeknight nachos

Assembly<p>2 ears corn, husked<p>1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed<p>1 large poblano<p>Nonstick spray or 2 teaspoons oil<p>2 generous cups (about 8 …

piri piri chicken

In a food processor or blender, combine garlic, shallot, bell pepper, chili, 1/4 cup parsley, paprika, oregano, lemon zest and juice, red wine …

Three-chocolate microwave mug brownie recipe

A mug of rich chocolate brownie ready in under two minutes? Yes please<p>SERVES<p>1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>• 1 slice of butter 1cm thick (30g)<p>• 1 egg<p>• 4 tbsp caster sugar<p>• 6 tbsp plain flour<p>• 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder<p>• ½ tsp baking powder<p>• 1 tbsp single cream<p>• 2 tbsp chocolate chips<p>• 2 tbsp crunchy hazelnut …

Here's Why Co-Living Could Be the Next Big Hospitality Trend

The concept of “co-living” has been described in many ways: Dorms for adults. The modern equivalent of the commune/kibbutz/boarding house. A solution …

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

taco torte

I have forever seen recipes on TV and around the web for something called Mexican Lasagna, a giant layered casserole that contains pretty much …

spaghetti pie with pecorino and black pepper

If you didn’t have a nonna to do so when you were a wee lucky thing, it’s more than likely that Marcella Hazan was the person who introduced you to …