Arun Mehra

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Peruvian-Style Spatchcock Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Gently separate the skin of the chicken from the meat with your fingers.<p>Whisk together the soy, sambal, mustard, pasilla/ancho powder, cumin, salt, …

Cooking

Why You Should Massage Your Stomach and How to Do It

According to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), massage therapy can have a positive effect on the physical, mental, and social …

Pain

Chef John's French Toast Recipe

"So you think you know how to make French toast? Maybe you beat a couple eggs, a splash of milk, a quick dip, fry it up in some butter, and drizzle …

Breakfast

32 Grilling Recipes to Release Your Inner Grill Dad This Summer

You'll have to provide your own khaki shorts and Jimmy Buffet shirt.<p>We could wait until Memorial Day or the Fourth of July roll around, but if you want to be a Guy Fieri-level grill master by the time the summer holidays roll around, you’re going to need to start perfecting your technique <i>now</i>. Short …

BBQ

Mini Layer Cakes Are the Only Thing Cuter Than Layer Cakes

The only thing better—or cuter, at least—than a layer cake is an itty-bitty layer cake; <i>and</i> you don't have to share it. Cupcakes are old news (still love them, but). Best of all, mini layer cakes are easy, less high-strung than a regularly-sized layer cake. You just bake one sheet cake and cut the …

Dessert

Chocolate French Silk Pie

Creamy, chocolatey, and rich this French silk chocolate pie is so delicious and nice! And as I mentioned many times, I really love a dessert that …

Baking

Here’s Why Grocery Stores Sell Bread In Paper Bags

<i>This article originally appeared on Southern Living.</i><p>When you pick up a loaf of bread at a bakery or in the bakery section of the Piggly Wiggly or …

Bread

We Found the Best Roast Chicken Recipe Ever

EyeSwoon creator Athena Calderone is known for her flair for making everything—from laundry rooms to chicken breasts—gorgeous. So, yes, her roast …

Cooking

German Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake Recipe

Did you know that German chocolate cake isn't actually German? Its name comes from the brand of chocolate originally used in the cake—German's Baking …

Dessert

We Tested 5 Pie Crusts to Find the Easiest, Flakiest & Best-Tasting

Are you the type who breaks into hives the minute you think about rolling out pie dough? Or the one who stays calm and cool, your pin gliding across the dough like a Ferrari down the Italian coast?<p>(Or are you the type who's really in it for the eating, not the making? You're welcome here, too. Come …

Baking

A Big, Sparkly Secret That'll Change the Way You Bake Cakes

Grease and flour is the go-to method for preparing cake pans, but something about it always rubbed me the wrong way. Too little and the cake clings. Too much and the cake develops a pasty exterior.<p>Then, one of my friends (also a baker), let me in on a little secret: <b>You can grease and sugar …

Dessert

The Built-In Oven Feature You're Not Using Yet

You know how to position your oven racks for baking cookies (upper and lower thirds, please and thank you) and for broiling fish (all the way near the tippy top).<p>But what about tossing those racks aside and—in a move that will definitely feel counterintuitive and maybe a little unlawful—<b>placing</b> …

Sheet Pan

The 10 Best Ways to Make a Hot Dog

The hot dog is one of the great summer foods. Not as involved as the hamburger, it can be grilled up quick and eaten anywhere, from the beach to the …

Hot Dogs

Chicken Parm...Tastes So Good

You ever do that thing where you go to a movie or a party or a play, and you spend the entire time thinking about where you’re going to eat afterwards?<p>That was me last week, when I was lucky enough to be invited to a soirée celebrating the release of Ruthie Rogers’ River Café 30th Anniversary …

Cooking

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Exercise

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

This One Tip Makes Cucumbers Taste So Much Better

<i>Every Friday, we're publishing This Good Thing, where we'll feature a restaurant dish, store-bought food item, kitchen tool, or food-adjacent</i> …

20 Plants To Grow In Your Moonlight Garden

Often, gardens are planned with only the daytime in mind. Under the light of the sun, many plants show off their rich colors, gorgeous textures, and …

Extreme Sports

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

How to make puff pastry recipe

Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl, then put the bowl in the fridge for a few minutes to chill. (Keeping the flour and bowl cold will help you to get a better result later and create nice layers of pastry.)<p>Meanwhile, cut the butter into small cubes.<p>Using a round-bladed knife, stir the …

Baking

Our 20 Best Recipes to Help You Eat More Blackberries

There are few things I look forward to each year more than the arrival of plump, inky-hued blackberries. But before they come into season, a bag from …

Four-Flavor Sheet Pan Pancakes

Bake four kinds of pancakes on one sheet pan -- no flipping required! Preheating the oven to 500 degrees F may seem scary, but it mimics the heat of …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Lucky's Quickie Chickie Recipe

"Fresh basil is essential to get that fresh burst of flavor with a hint of sweet and sour in this dish. The ingredients are all on hand when my herb …

Beer-Battered Chicken Nuggets Will Ruin You For All Others

It’s the 1950s. We’re in New York, upstate, Cornell University, some building, downstairs, in the basement. Dr. Robert Baker is running a poultry lab. As <b>Time</b> described it decades later: “Foreseeing the revolutionary possibility of processed foods, which were already reaping big dividends for pork …

Homemade Cashew Milk Is a Heck of a Lot Easier Than We Thought

A couple months ago, our senior social media manager <b>Kaitlin Bray</b> casually mentioned her homemade cashew milk. No soaking. No straining. Just add cashews and water to a blender—“but I do it in a Vitamix, which I think is key”—and <i>buzz, buzz, buzz</i>. That’s it! What’s the big deal?<p>I never knew nut milk …

Make the Prettiest, Jammiest Cake Without Making a Sticky Mess

Sheet cakes are easy to prepare, serve, love. But there’s just something even more impressive about lofty layers. From two-tiered treats to mile-high masterpieces, baking and assembling a layer cake takes extra thought and effort. For one, you have to choose and make a filling—velvety lemon curd, …

Dessert

You Need These 7 Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Dinners in Your Life

A trusty sheet pan is one of the best easy weeknight dinner solutions. Pile the whole meal onto it, toss it in the oven, and in next to no time you …

Fantastic Black Bean Chili Recipe

"I never knew what I was missing until my mother-in-law made this! Everyone begged her for the recipe. A nice and easy way to feed a crowd. Thanks to …

Carrot Coffee Cake

This one goes out to everyone who doesn't like cream cheese frosting (guilty) and prefers cake at breakfast instead of dessert, no matter how much …

Dessert