Dominic Baker

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Revealed: how to make the perfect gin and tonic

Lime or lemon? A little tonic or a lot? A scientist has researched how to make the definitive G&T<p>We Britons all have our own ideas about what makes a great gin and tonic – whether it’s Gordon’s with a slice of lemon or Beefeater with a wedge of lime<p>Now, however, the question of how to make the …

Recipes from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's new book

The River Cottage chef explains why eating healthily needn't mean dull recipes<p>Exploring and extolling the life-enhancing effects of cooking and eating great food is what I do. And I’m increasingly convinced of a couple of things. Really delicious, satisfying food doesn’t have to be time-consuming …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Cooking

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

Vegetables

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Recipes that Prove Orange Really Is the New Black

It's time: pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to appear at the farmers' market. Here are 22 ways to use this seasonally appropriate produce<p><b>It's almost fall—therefore, everyone is going bonkers for butternut squash, pumpkin, and sweet potato.</b> As well they should. These …

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Butternut Squash

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Lay the puff pastry over the skillet for a pretty look. Use any brand; the weight may vary, but either way you'll have enough to work with. The butternut squash in this recipe will change the way you make chicken pot pie from here on out.<p>February 2013Print<p>…

Recipes

It’s yum up north: Tom Kerridge’s recipes from the north-east of England

The shift from summer into autumn makes me crave hearty food and warm hospitality. I can’t think of a part of England that’s better able to provide either of these than the north-east.<p>Every time I head to those parts, the stereotype of “the dour Yorkshireman” strikes me as an ironic one – few …

Five of the best salted caramel chocolates

It's this year's most popular chocolate - and Barack Obama's favourite. But which is the best in the world?<p><b>1 Paul A Young sea salted caramels</b><p>£6.50 (bar), <b>cravedlondon</b>; <b>paulayoung.co.uk</b><p>The charming chocolatier’s SSCs have been lavishly garlanded with international awards. Domes rather than spheres, …

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …