Chris Banski

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Britain's 10 best barbecue restaurants

Can't be bothered to light up the grill? Get some smoky BBQ perfection at one of these restaurants instead<p>If you can’t be bothered to spend hours pouring over coals, trying desperately to cook your sausages to perfection (yet always somehow making them pink in the middle and burnt to a crisp on the …

BBQ

Best mobile games of July 2015 (pictures)

Mark Hamill

Coming Soon? A Single Website with Every Buyable Artwork

The Verisart online art exchange platform is planned to launch in September.<p>Every piece of art on the market in one online catalog? That's the objective of Verisart, a startup site co-founded by Saatchi Online and Sedition former chief executive, Robert Norton. Launching in September, the LA-based …

'Minecraft' meets 'Grand Theft Auto V' in space

Imagine: Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, reclines behind a desk built out of spare rocket ship parts. A gleaming saber rests to his right. Sean Murray, founder of the independent development studio Hello Games, sits across from him, chatting about Hello's new title, <i>No Man's Sky</i>. There's …

No Man's Sky

58 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat. That's why these 58 dishes exist.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food …

Healthy Eating

Curry in a hurry: top ten kitchen shortcuts

Chef Maunika Gowardhan shares incredibly useful advice on how to prepare delicious curries - without the hassle<p>Puree ginger and garlic in bulk (use an electric spice grinder or mini food processor if you have one) and freeze in ice cube trays. Just pop cubes straight into the frying pan and let …

The 10 Most Popular Street Art Pieces of March 2015

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• April 3, 2015<br>• 0<p>1. Add Fuel – Portugal<p>April is upon us, and it’s time for the March instalment of our *almost* monthly Top 10 …

15 Pastas Absolutely Perfect for Spring

Our 15 favorite pasta recipes for spring, from gnocchi to lasagna to fettucine.<p>We're going to be eating a lot of seasonal ingredients around this time—we're firm believers that there's no such thing as too much asparagus. But you know what makes everything better? Pasta. Here are our favorite …

Cooking

Hand-Pulled Breadsticks (Grissini Stirati)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Easier than they seem, these breadsticks from Turin should be your next party starter.</i><p>Crunchy, long breadsticks known as grissini are a specialty of …

Italy

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

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Bitters: how best to use botanical tinctures in your cocktails

The point of bitters is to make your drink bespoke. Try a dash or two<p>“You’re writing about bitters – great beers!” my husband said. But no, with respect to him and Britain’s brewers, I'm going to talk about something far more chic and high fashion. And bitters – those little, apothecary-like …

How to Make Sichuan-Style Wontons in Chili Oil

Sweet and savory. Slippery and slick. Juicy and tender. Hot and sour. Garlicky. So. Freaking. Good.<p>These are all words that should enter your head as you slide back a bowl of <i>suanla chaoshou</i>, the Sichuan-style wontons that come coated in an intensely aromatic sauce made with vinegar, garlic, and …

The 5 Tastes & How to Cook with Them

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>It turns out, everything you need to know about balancing flavors is on the tip of your tongue.</i><p>Your taste buds know more than you think they do: They are …

Flavors

Your New Favorite Cheesecake

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: Exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Phyllis brings three important things into our kitchens this week: lemon cheesecake, recipe</i> …

Dessert

Spending Quality Time in Slovakia’s Infamous Roma Ghetto

A journey into the strange, bombed-out neighborhood of Lunik IX.<p>I first met Martin Slepcik and his family while taking photos in Cliftonville, England. I would see them out and about almost every time I visited the coastal town, and they became one of the focal points of the project I was working …

Time I

Leon Golub: Bite your Tongue review – so terrific, the paintings roar off the walls

Serpentine gallery, London Late Chicago-born artist has never had the retrospective he deserves in US – perhaps galleries are afraid, for his work is as shocking as it is powerful<p>Lions prowl, ravening dogs bark, someone fixes you with a grin. You could get stuffed in a car’s trunk and beaten …

Art

Food labels deciphered: nasty ingredients to look out for

Food additives deemed safe in the UK have been linked to cancer, allergic reactions, asthma and a host of other ailments. Here are the food label nasties to look out for<p>Food manufacturers add thousands of different chemicals to processed food. The majority are safe but some are controversial - …

Waqas Khan: the Pakistani artist who makes you want to say yes

Waqas Khan is talking to me in paradise. Or at least, his art makes me feel as if I’ve been transported there. The artist’s delirious drawings are all around us in Vienna’s Galerie Krinzinger: spirals, waves and circles that shimmer delicately in pink, black and white ink. Some are vast. One …

Archives

Make Your Comfort Food Dreams a Reality With These 4 Videos

We fully support eating your feelings and cooking up some great comfort food. Here's what's on the menu.<p>For most of the country, it's been a rather unpleasant winter. Thus, we fully support eating your feelings and cooking up some great comfort food. Here's what's on the menu:<p>Red Wine-Braised Short …

Cooking

How to Make Amazingly Crispy (Double!) Fried Chicken, According to Dale Talde

How to make fried chicken, according to chef Dale Talde. There will be kimchi.<p>We don't really need to spend much time explaining why fried chicken is amazing—that's household knowledge at this point. But, what if you could make fried chicken even better? That's what <b>Dale Talde</b>, chef-owner of Talde, …

Fried Chicken

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New York-Style Crumb Cake

12 Servings<p>This recipe was originally developed in 2010 but when re-tested in 2015, we realized not only was it great, but it also warranted inclusion in our "BA's Best" series.<p>April 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>topping<p>1 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon …

Baking

Slow-Roasted Glazed Pork Shoulder

8 to 10 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>For the most succulent results, use pork butt or shoulder with the bone in and the top layer of fat intact. It's sold whole but is more often divided into Boston butt or picnic shoulder sections. Either cut will do the job.<p>September …

Spices

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Makes about 60 Servings<p>Baking wings yields crisp skin without the mess and constant tending of frying. Divide the wings between our two sauces, or double one sauce recipe and use it on all 60 wings.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buffalo Sauce<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne …

Soysauce

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Onions

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

Food Preservation

Black Bean Chili with Crispy Pork and Poblano Salsa

Makes 10 Servings<p>March 2008Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chili<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 large onions, chopped (about 1 1/2 pounds total)<p>12 garlic cloves, chopped<p>7 tablespoons New Mexico chili powder<p>1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin<p>14 cups (or more) water<p>1 1/2 pounds dried black beans, rinsed<p>2 1/2 teaspoons dried …

Cooking

Black Bean Chili with Butternut Squash

10 Servings<p>Active Time: 3 min<p>February 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 onions, chopped<p>8 garlic cloves, chopped<p>2 1/2 tablespoons chili powder<p>1 tablespoon ground coriander<p>2 14.5-ounce cans fire-roasted tomatoes<p>1 pound dried black beans, rinsed<p>2 chipotle chiles from canned chipotle …

Butternut

White Chili

6 Servings<p>This white chili recipe works well with ground chicken or turkey, too.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1” pieces<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>1 poblano chile, seeds removed, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 …

Bay Leaf

Beef Chili

6 Servings<p>Three kinds of dried chiles add just the right amount of smoky heat when you cook this best beef chili recipe, and three cuts of beef deliver robust flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 guajillo chiles<p>1 dried ancho chile<p>1 …

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