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11 Stuffed Pepper Recipes That Are Full of Flavor

Keeping things exciting in the kitchen is tough, especially when you’re trying to prep a week’s worth of meals. But you don't have to settle for …

Healthy Eating

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Baking

Recipe: Bolo de Laranja

When I lived in Lisbon, a few times a week I’d trudge up the hill from my apartment and pop into Papas for breakfast, perhaps one of the tiniest …

Dessert

Canada Day 2017: Here Are 23 Stylish Canadians You Should Know

While Americans gear up to celebrate the Fourth of July, Canadians are also celebrating their independence.<p>Canada Day marks when Canada was …

Canada

The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

Fall in Love With Thai Food Featuring Green Curry

If you're in the mood for a good green curry, check out my delicious Thai Green Curry Recipes! Find here a selection of Thai green curry recipes to …

Food

Ginger Sauce Recipe

Edited by Liv Wan.<p>There are different kind of ginger sauces in Chinese cuisine and one of the most popular and commonly used ginger sauce is used for …

Recipes

Roux: A Classic Sauce Thickener

<b>Roux</b> (pronounced "roo") is a mixture of equal parts (by weight) fat and flour that is used for thickening sauces and soups. Traditionally, roux is …

Recipes

Eggplant Favorites, Rooted in Sicily

It’s hard to imagine Sicilian cooking without eggplant. You find it in every market, in every restaurant and certainly in every home kitchen. Having recently visited Sicily, I remember each eggplant binge fondly — and there were many.<p>It is always fascinating to see how cuisines and cultures …

Italian Food

Homemade Pork Breakfast Sausage

Homemade is usually better than store-bought, and this spiced pork sausage is no exception to that rule. It's easy to prepare with ground pork and …

Cooking

Keftethes: Greek Meatballs

<i>Keftethes</i> (keh-FTEH-thes) are savory Greek meatballs. Keftethes can be served as an appetizer or, when paired with a nice feta salad, can become the …

Science Explains Why Stinky Cheese Tastes So Good

I love some good stinky cheese. Stinky cheese can often carry a pungency so strong that consuming it takes on a perverse appeal. I realize this affection can be difficult to rationalize for skeptics.<p>Ask different people how they feel about certain stinky cheeses and you’ll see a wide array of …

Vitamin D supplements and good night's sleep may help to manage pain

Following a review of published research on the relationship between vitamin D, sleep, and pain, researchers propose that vitamin D supplementation, …

How to bake the perfect salted caramel brownies

Some have reservations, but there are few things that aren’t improved by a dollop of salted caramel – and adding it to a squidgy, dark brownie is a no brainer<p>Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced …

Dessert

Dominique Ansel’s recipe for apple beignets

For Ansel, these were the perfect antidote to a difficult day at school – sweet deep-fried treats that were a cheap and cheerful snack<p>I grew up in Beauvais, a small town about an hour north of Paris. I don’t have that many memories of the house – or at least, I have some, but not good ones. It was …

Deep Frying

Pasta Is Fast and Cheap. Here's How to Make It Healthy.

When I was in Italy, living alone and on a student budget, pasta for dinner was basically my go-to. To be honest, now that I think back, I can't …

Acquacota: Recipes and stories from Tuscany's Secret Silver Coast

<b>Vongole E Polenta - Clam stew with polenta</b><p>This recipe calls for a creamy, pillowy polenta base, made with fioretto or fine-round cornmeal, quite …

How To Make Flavored Butter

This is extremely satisfying and useful.

Roasted Tomato Salsa (Salsa Asada)

Cooking

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

Inspired by the nostalgic candy, this indulgent dessert is both familiar and elegant. Almond paste fortifies the rich aroma of the cherries, while …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Crespelle with Ricotta and Marinara

In this recipe, adapted from <i>Wine Bar Food</i> by Tony Mantuano and his wife, Cathy, lush ricotta-filled crêpes bake in a rich marinara sauce. <b>Plus:</b> F&W's …

TODAY Food's Back to Breakfast Week: Check out our chef lineup

This week, we are bringing breakfast back. Where has it gone, you ask? It has fallen victim to faulty alarm clocks, wrinkled clothing and so many other things.<p>So, with the help of a few TODAY Food all-stars — Billy Dec, Siri Daly, Carson Daly and Geoffrey Zakarian — we're reclaiming the most …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Let's Bring Back Rainbow Sherbet Punch

Why drink in monochrome when you can drink in technicolor?<p><i>Sometimes you need a break from the craziness of this modern age, which is why we're celebrating nostalgic foods this week at BonAppetit.com.</i><p>When I was a kid in the suburbs of Buffalo, New York, my grandma prepared for every single party the …

Polvorones: Ground Walnut Cookies

Polvo means powder in Spanish, which is exactly what these crumbly and buttery cookies turn into in your mouth. My mom made polvorones for us every …

Tasty, flaky pie crust a matter of science

“It’s my secret” was the answer I gave when dinner guests asked for my pie-crust recipe. Truth is, I was too embarrassed to admit that the crust that …

Apparently these are the healthiest types of cheese, so snack on!

Attention cheeseheads, this one’s for you! We’ve found out that apparently these are the healthiest cheeses, so stock up.<p>Who doesn’t love cheese? …