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I Tried 10 Jars of Marinara Sauce and Now This Is the Only One I'll Buy — Shopping

Several years ago, I decided that I'd start the lengthy process of becoming an Italian citizen. Several years later, I sat in an aggressively hard …

Italian Food

30 Classic Cookies from Vintage Church Cookbooks

These vintage cookie recipes will bring up all the nostalgia—and all the compliments!<p>Vanilla Wafer Cookies<p>These buttery cookies bake up chewy and …

FDA Green Lights Marijuana-Based Pharmaceutical Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a marijuana-deriveddrug for the treatment of two rare and serious forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, that begin in childhood but can persist in adulthood.<p>The drug is made from purified cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound …

The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful

<i>"Of all the ingredients used in Italian cooking, none produces headier flavor than anchovies. … Chopped anchovy dissolving into the cooking juices of</i> …

Shortcrust pastry recipe

Put the flour and salt in a large bowl and add the cubes of butter.<p>Use your fingertips to rub the butter into the flour until you have a mixture that resembles coarse breadcrumbs with no large lumps of butter remaining. Try to work quickly so that it does not become greasy.<p>Using a knife, stir in …

A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

Grilling season is here, and with it inevitably comes the curse of dry chicken. If you've never been handed a dried-out chicken breast at a …

All of the Guest Outfits You HAVE to See From Meghan and Harry's Wedding

Hollywood and royalty are rarely seen together, but we all knew the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry today would create the most unique …

The Best Baking Cookbooks, According to Pastry Chefs and Professional Bakers

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

The Secret "Ingredient" for Bakery-Style Bread at Home

<i>We've partnered with Miele for a special edition of our Change the Way You Cook series, all about the power of a simple, essential technique: steaming.</i><p>For bread with a spongy holes (all the better for catching ricotta) and crackly-crisp, dark brown crust (the kind that splits apart with such a …

Charcoal croissants: why is the black pastry a global hate object?

<b>Name:</b> Charcoal croissant.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A black croissant.<p><b>Easily done. I once left one in the oven all day. It looked just like that when I found it.</b> How did it taste?<p><b>No idea. You can’t eat a burnt croissant.</b> This one isn’t burned. It has been made with activated charcoal. You can certainly eat</b> …

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

Easy 9x13 Cobbler Recipes That'll Make Sure Everyone Gets Seconds

Because if we're being honest, the 8x8 is never really enough.<p>Though cobblers may be seen as an easy Southern classic, it takes the perfect balance …

Dessert

Top chef reveals secret to making perfect pancakes - and the common batter mistake we make

It's almost that most wonderful time of the year - Pancake Day !<p>Nestled between Christmas and Valentine's Day , Shrove Tuesday provides some much …

Tamal Ray’s recipe for scones with green kiwi fruit jam

An unconventional, tart jam is just the thing to spread liberally on warm, homemade scones<p>The humble kiwi fruit occupies an unfairly neglected position in the minds of most home cooks. Before a 20th-century rebranding by savvy New Zealand farmers, it was known as the Chinese gooseberry, but beyond …

These Quick & Easy Brownies Are Hiding a Strange Secret Ingredient

A few years back, a friend revealed to me a secret for making brownies that I haven’t quite been able to kick. It was mid January in New York and we were snowed in. We drew shapes on frosted windows with our warm fingers between TV episodes and foraged my apartment, and our brains, for activities. …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

WATCH: This is the Secret to Making Bakery-Worthy Bread at Home

Baking bread might seem intimidating, especially if you’re a novice baker. But it’s not as hard as you might think—and making a loaf of homemade …

Kitchens

#Banku - Banku Recipe With Hot Pepper And Fish #Ghana #Food #FrizeMedia

Banku<p>Banku Recipe With Hot Pepper And Fish<p>Banku is a staple Ghanaian dish which is cooked by a proportionate mixture of fermented corn and cassava …

Recipes

Monkey see, monkey 2: Scientists clone monkeys using technique that created Dolly the sheep

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, scientists say they created cloned primates using the same complicated cloning technique that made Dolly the sheep in 1996.<p>Shanghai scientists created two genetically identical and adorable long-tailed macaques. The monkeys are named Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong, a version of …

Genetics

The One Thing You Should Never Do When Making Banana Bread

A loaf of banana bread can fix many problems in a Southern household. Need a gift to give to a new neighbor? Wrap up a loaf of banana bread. Want a …

Breakfast

Multigrain, wholegrain, wholemeal: what's the difference and which bread is best?

Wholemeal, wholegrain, multigrain, sourdough, rye, white, high fibre white, low GI, low FODMAP, gluten free. With so many choices of bread available, …

This is the Secret to Making Bakery-Worthy Bread at Home

Bake perfect loaves every time.<p>Baking bread might seem intimidating, especially if you’re a novice baker. But it’s not as hard as you might think—and …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

For Many Caribbean Immigrants, It Wouldn't Be Christmas Without Black Cake

Susan Adolphus James has one vivid memory of childhood Christmases on the island of Beaulieu, Grenada: black cake.<p>"Christmas don't feel like Christmas if you don't have a piece of black cake," says James, who moved to the U.S. as a teen.<p>The rich, molasses-spiced cake filled with drunken dried …

Dessert

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he caved on vacation), and, somewhat …

This Is The World’s First Fully Solar Train

In an Australian beach town, surfers get their boards to the coast using renewable-powered transit.<p>The Australian beach town of Byron Bay has a traffic problem–especially during holidays, when tourists cause gridlock on local streets. Until recently, there were few options for public transit. But …

First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved the first gene therapy to treat an inherited disease.<p>The treatment is called Luxturna, a genetically modified virus that ferries a healthy gene into the eyes of patients born with retinal dystrophy, a rare condition that destroys cells in the retina …

FDA

‘Phenomenal’ trial results may lead to a treatment for Huntington's disease, experts say

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>The discovery of a drug that may treat the fatal disease known as Huntington's is being hailed as “historic” by Louise Vetter, president and CEO of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, and “phenomenal” and “fantastically promising” by Huntington's researchers, …

Medicine

Coconut Cream Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°.<p>Step 2<p>Fit dough into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Fold edges under; flute. Line dough with …