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If You Care About Your Coffee, Then You Should Know How to Store It

So you treated yourself to a great bag of beans. Now, how do you store them to make sure they stay as fresh and awesome as possible for as long as possible?<p>If you're shelling out 20 bucks for a haute bag of beans, you should at least know how to store them. Better beans, stored correctly, make …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Health<p>According to an ophthalmologist.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>New Arrivals<p>GQ’s editors select the menswear, accessories, sneakers, and more …

Lifestyle

Malted Walnut Pie

8 Servings<p>Adding barley malt syrup offers a rounder, less-sweet note in this take on pecan pie. Look for it at health food stores.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>graham cracker crust<p>14 graham crackers (about 8 oz.)<p>2 tablespoons raw sugar or granulated sugar<p>1 tablespoon all-purpose flour<p>½ teaspoon …

Lamb Pot Roast with Oranges and Olives

8 Servings<p>This meltingly tender and flavorful Lamb Pot Roast with Oranges and Olives has true star appeal. Show off even more by making your own beef stock (click for recipe).<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4–5-lb. boneless lamb shoulder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>6 garlic cloves, …

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

Indonesian-Style Collard Greens Curry (Gulai Sayur)

1 1⁄2 tsp. ground turmeric<p>7 shallots, roughly chopped<p>4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped<p>2 red or green Thai chiles, minced<p>1 (3") piece ginger, peeled …

Recipes

"Snickers" Bars

Makes 12 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Base<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 1/2 ounces high-quality milk chocolate (such as Valrhona, Scharffen Berger, or Lindt), chopped<p>1 cup creamy peanut butter<p>3/4 cup puffed rice cereal<p>Peanut Nougat<p>1 large egg white<p>1/8 teaspoon plus 3/4 cup sugar, divided<p>3 …

Dessert

Flaxseed Waffles with Berries and Honey Cream

makes about sixteen 4-inch waffles Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup all purpose flour<p>1/2 cup whole wheat flour<p>1/4 cup whole unprocessed flaxseeds<p>2 tablespoons malted milk powder<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1/3 cup melted butter<p>2 large eggs<p>1 cup chilled …

Breakfast

Cavatelli with Pork Ragù

8 Servings<p>A low, steady simmer makes this braise a great pork ragù to pour over your cavatelli.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1½-lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), cut into 1½” pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ cup olive oil, plus more<p>½ medium onion, finely chopped<p>1 carrot, …

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

Tuna Melt

Makes 4 sandwiches<p>In search of a classic tuna melt? This is the best we’ve tried. Palace Diner makes its own pickles, but of course you can start with store-bought.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>bread-and-butter pickles<p>1 English hothouse cucumber, sliced ⅛” thick<p>1 habanero chile or 2 jalapeños, …

Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha Crème Fraîche

Makes 4 to 6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 large sweet potatoes, cut into wedges or rounds<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1/2 cup crème fraîche<p>1–2 teaspoons Sriracha<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with …

Gluten-Free Corn Dogs

Line a rimmed sheet tray with paper towels and a wire rack. Remove hot dogs from their package and dry completely with paper towels. Place a wooden …

Recipes

Samosas (Fried Potato-Filled Pastries)

Make the dough: Pulse flour, butter, and salt in a food processor into pea-size crumbles. Add water; pulse until dough forms. Divide into 12 balls; …

Recipes

Peach Date Bars

Make the filling: Simmer jam, dates, lemon juice, and 3 tbsp. water in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat. Cook until dates are softened, about 8 …

Pasta with Pesto, Shrimp, and Cured Ham

6 Servings<p>A version of this recipe helped chef Danny Bowien win the Pesto World Championship in Italy in 2008. He was kind enough to let us adapt it a bit.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 thin slice of garlic<p>2 tablespoons pine nuts<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>4 cups (packed) fresh basil leaves<p>1 …

Recipes

Hoisin-Glazed Meatloaf Sandwiches

12 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Hoisin Glaze<p>3/4 cup hoisin sauce<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, peeled, minced<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>Meatloaf<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups 1/2-inch cubes day-old crustless white bread (from 2 slices)<p>1/2 cup low-salt chicken broth<p>4 …

Zucchini Bread with Oats

Makes two 8 1/2x4 1/2" loaves Servings<p>For a slightly more virtuous quick bread—more like breakfast, less like dessert—reduce the amount of granulated sugar to one cup. This zucchini bread recipe is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Non-stick vegetable oil spray<p>…

Recipes

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Recipes

Garlic-and-Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Scallions

4 Servings<p>Make sure you keep your grill at a steady medium-level heat; if it’s too hot, the chicken will char without cooking through.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken, backbone removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 sprigs rosemary<p>2 heads of garlic, halved crosswise<p>2 …

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Yeasted Brown-Butter Waffles

8 Servings<p>Once you make the batter, all you need to do the next morning is plug in the waffle iron.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter plus more for serving<p>2 cups warm whole milk<p>½ cup buttermilk<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.)<p>1¼ …

Spaghetti with Mussels and White Beans

6 Servings<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling<p>4 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes<p>1 pound spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>1 15-ounce can cannellini (white …

Recipes

Zucchini Fritters

4 Servings<p>Squeeze out as much liquid from the grated vegetable as possible. The little bit of cornstarch that the recipe calls for in the batter also helps these zucchini fritters get nice and crispy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soy Dipping Sauce<p>3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium …

Grilled Zucchini and Ricotta Flatbread

4 Servings<p>The only way to make flatbread even better? Grill it.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill<p>2 large zucchini (about 1 lb.), sliced lengthwise ¼” thick<p>1 bunch scallions, trimmed (about 6 oz.)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper<p>1 lemon, halved<p>1 pound prepared pizza …

Recipes

Turmeric Tonic

Makes 2 Servings<p>Find turmeric at specialty, Asian, and health food grocers.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2” piece peeled turmeric<p>1 2” piece peeled ginger<p>½ lemon<p>3 tablespoons agave syrup (nectar)<p>Sparkling water (for serving)<p>Cayenne pepper (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pass turmeric, ginger, and lemon …

Sour Chocolate Cake

Make the cake: Mix milk and vinegar in bowl; let sit until slightly curdled, about 10 minutes.<p>Heat oven to 350°. Grease a 9"x13" baking dish with …

Late Summer Appetizers

Make the most of late summer ingredients<p>As summer winds to a close, it's time to make full use of the last of the season's bounty and get ready to …

German Potato Salad

Put potatoes into a large pot, cover with cold water by 2"to 3", and add a generous pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce heat …