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Cacio e Pepe

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Although cacio e pepe is merrily served all over Rome as a quick and easy dish, the technique for making it right is a little tricky. The key is to emulsify the cheese into a little bit of reserved starchy pasta cooking water so you get a creamy, luscious sauce that coats the pasta. …

Recipes

Rosemary and garlic potato gratin

SERVES<p>6-8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>750ml double cream<br>• ½ tsp salt<br>• 2 sprigs rosemary<br>• 2 sprigs thyme<br>• 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled but bruised<br>• 1-1½kg medium sized floury potatoes, peeled<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas 4.<br>• Bring the cream to the boil in a saucepan and add the salt, rosemary, thyme and garlic. Remove …

Sweet potato and squash parathas

These aren’t your typical stuffed parathas. They’re more like Scottish tattie scones, in which mashed potato is mixed with flour to make flat griddle scones, although these are much thinner.<p>MAKES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>50g mashed sweet potato<br>• 25g steamed and mashed butternut squash<br>• 100g plain flour, plus extra …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

How to Make Quick and Easy Thai-Style Beef With Basil and Chilies

<i>Phat ka-phrao</i> is a ubiquitous street dish in Thailand, where cooks wielding woks will rapidly stir-fry sliced or minced meat flavored with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, and fiery Thai bird chilies, finish it off with a big handful of holy basil, and serve it with rice and perhaps a fried egg on …

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever?

Slow-cook the meat to tender perfection. Then feast on the delicious high-protein meal<p>Some call it “sauté de boeuf à la Bourguignonne.” Others just call it “beef stew.” Julia Child famously referred to it as “one of the most delicious beef dishes concocted by man.”<p>She’s right. There’s nothing more …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Kitchen gadgets review: Kogel Mogel whisk – I’m 42% happier with it in my life | Rhik Samadder

It’s named after a Yiddish dessert and it looks as though it’s made from the national lottery’s Thunderball. I love it<p>Kogel Mogel whisk, £15 from Clippings.com. Nylon loops in teardrop formation cage a loose silicon ball. When whipped, the stiff coils and rebounding interior pellet fold air through …

White chocolate blondies

These decadent, American-style dessert bars are the fairer cousin of the brownie, with the same dense and fudgy texture<p>Ingredients<p>225g butter, …

How to Make Gluten-Free Potato Bread

<i>Editor's Note:</i> I've been a huge fan of Aki and Alex of the blog Ideas in Food ever since I was a little chef-ling burning meat as a line cook in Boston. With their newest book, Gluten-Free Flour Power, they turn their considerable intellect to gluten-free recipes, developing unique solutions for …

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

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How to make the perfect fudge

Photograph: Felicity Cloake/Guardian<p>Carnation’s fudge recipe stipulates demerara sugar.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433945038112/489c17fb-823b-4928-8bbc-15c242138ea4-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Felicity Cloake/Guardian<p>Carnation’s fudge recipe stipulates …

Nigel Slater’s satay grilled chicken recipe

Baked chicken breasts with a crunchy spiced-nut crust<p>Put two small, hot chillies into the bowl of a food processor. Peel 20g of ginger, then add to the chillies together with 2 tsp of light soy sauce, 2 tsp of sesame oil and 4 tbsp of groundnut or vegetable oil. Process to a coarse paste.

Tips and Tricks for the Best Scrambled Eggs, Your Way

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>My girlfriend, Kate, and I have an ongoing disagreement about scrambled eggs. She's in the crack-'em-into-a-hot-pan-and-stir-until-well-done camp, which produces firm eggs that have visible striations of white and yolk. …

Madeleines: Fancy French Cookie-Sized Cakes That Are Easy to Make at Home

Before we begin, I have a quick, time-saving quiz for you to take. It's a courtesy quiz, in fact, because how you answer will determine whether you should read the rest of this article or not, and, perhaps more importantly, whether you should make the recipe.<p><b>Question 1:</b> <i>Do you like cake?</i><p><b>Question 2:</b></i> …

Best charcoal BBQs tried and tested

The heatwave and the World Cup is here, which can only mean one thing: it's time for a barbecue. With scorching temperatures topping 30C, the warm weather is on course to remain, so there will be plenty of opportunity to cook up a storm in the garden this weekend.<p>While many of us are turning to gas …

How to Make Arroz Caldo: Filipino Chicken Soup for the Soul

About seven years ago, my wife asked me to make this recipe from <i>The Washington Post</i> for dinner, and with that, the backbone of our winter diet was sealed.<p>The recipe was for <i>arroz caldo</i>, a Filipino chicken congee that was nothing short of pure comfort to my wife. But while she'd grown up with it, I …

Grandma-Style Pizza Dough

Makes enough dough for 1 pie (about 6 ) Servings<p>The second rise is key to the finished pie’s texture; if baked too soon, the dough will be firm and too chewy. Make sure it feels floppy, with plenty of puffy air bubbles.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.)<p>2 …

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Croque-Monsieur

Makes 4 Servings<p>Grilled ham and cheese: nothing to scoff at. Baked ham and cheese with velvety béchamel oozing out all over the place: mind-altering.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>béchamel<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons whole grain mustard<p>½ teaspoon …

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The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>"Stop making cookies."<p><i>I'm sorry, what was that dear?</i><p>"I said, <b>stop making cookies</b>."<p><i>That's odd</i>, I thought to myself. <i>Why would she be saying that? Wouldn't any wife be pleased to be married to a husband who fills the house with the aroma</i> …

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

Italian Food

Party-Sized Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches Recipe

To make the best chicken Parm sandwich, just start with the best chicken Parmesan. Our version uses a buttermilk brine for extra juiciness and flavor. We take the leftovers and pack them into a full-sized loaf of toasted ciabatta, adding some extra sauce and cheese to keep the bread moist before …

How to Make Takeout-Style Kung Pao Chicken

As you are reading this, I will most likely have just finished the Chinese leg of my 2 1/2-month trip around Asia, my mouth still numb and tingly from the vats of mapo tofu, <i>shuiziu yu</i>, and <i>gonbao jiding</i> I wolfed down in Sichuan. As a kid, though, my absolute favorite Chinese dish—takeout-style kung …

How to make tea correctly (according to science): milk first

Tea is better than coffee. Let’s just get that out of the way before we start. Many Most ALL British people think this. Even those who say the exact opposite agree really, they’re just trying to be provocative and confrontational due to consuming too much caffeine. Yes, it may look like pretty much …

GoSun Stove Portable Solar Cooker Heats Your Food Up To 550° F

Grilling can be exhausting and lengthy process, not to mention you have to deal with dirty and bulky equipment. Some grills are too heavy to move …

Mojito recipe

Mix this classic cocktail for a party using fresh mint, white rum, sugar, zesty lime and cooling soda water. Play with the quantities to suit your …

Spinach & sweet potato tortilla

Sweet potato adds a different flavour to this healthy Spanish-inspired tortilla. It's perfect to prepare ahead of a tapas night.<p>Ingredients<p>300g bag …

Lemon drizzle scones

We've combined two of your favourite baking recipes to create one tea party treat - zingy lemon drizzle cake and traditional English scones<p>Ingredients<p>…

Cocoa Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>The best—and easiest—brownies you'll ever make. This recipe belongs in your repertoire. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1 inch pieces<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<p>…

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