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57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

Go Big: 39 Cocktails That Scale

Here are 43 ideas for cocktails with just a few ingredients so you can scale them as big and boozy as you want.<p><b>Have you ever wanted to be the host or hostess with the most(est)</b>? Or perhaps the very best guest? Those honors usually come with one thing: booze, and lots of it. Instead of going with a …

Corn and Zucchini Salad with Feta

8 Servings<p>Delicate squash blossoms are a farmers' market treasure. Look for flowers with perky, intact petals and a generous length of stem still attached.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ears of corn, husked<p>Kosher salt<p>4 small zucchini (about 1½ lb.), thinly sliced lengthwise on a mandoline<p>8–10 …

Feta

Choose to Infuse: How to Make Your Own Wine, Fruit Vinegar, and More

<i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: How to infuse everything from booze to honey.</i><p>Canning not your jam? There’s another awesome—dare we say …

Cherries

17 Ways to Cook With Sumac, Your Next New Pantry Obsession

Sumac is the best seasoning you're not using. It's lemony, astringent, and tangy—and we love adding it to these 17 recipes.<p><b>Sumac isn't a pantry staple across America—yet</b>. But with its bright, astringent flavor and use-it-with-everything versatility, this deep red Middle Eastern spice is ready for …

Cooking

Watermelon Gazpacho with Feta Crema

6 Servings<p>A super-juicy watermelon is key; it should feel heavy for its size and sound hollow when tapped.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Gazpacho<p>1 pound seedless watermelon, rind removed, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups)<p>1 large beefsteak tomato, coarsely chopped<p>1 English hothouse cucumber, peeled, …

Feta

17 Recipes to Help You Celebrate Taco Tuesday All Week Long

It's Taco Tuesday! You know what that means…(tacos).<p>Whether <b>you eat tacos every Tuesday</b> or just as often as you can (we're of the latter mindset), you can probably agree: There's nothing in the world like a good taco. Here are 17 great ones.

Cooking

17 Simple Habits That Will Make You Look More Professional

<i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's a story from about 15 years ago. I was traveling from Seattle to Yakima for work, …

Self-awareness

20 Hotel Secrets You Need to Know Before Your Next Vacation

Hospitality

Roasted Peaches with Ricotta Buttercream and Breadcrumbs

8 Servings<p>Nectarines, all types of plums, or apricots are easy swaps for the peaches.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup honey<p>½ cup white wine vinegar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, divided<p>4 firm but ripe peaches, halved, pitted<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons powdered sugar<p>¾ cup …

Peaches

Linguine with Green Olive Sauce and Zesty Breadcrumbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Bursting with the big brash flavors of green olives, anchovies, and capers, this herbaceous pasta sauce isn't afraid to bite back.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon plus ½ cup olive oil<p>¼ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Italian Food

The Best Oils for Cooking, and Which to Avoid

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Canola, grapeseed, olive, hemp, avocado, vegetable… the world of cooking oils is a big, confusing place. Here's how to make sense of it all.<p>When it comes to the performance and flavor, not all cooking oils are created equal. Some perform well at high temperatures, making them ideal …

Ice Cream

The India-born banker who transformed Deutsche Bank is on his way out

In 2001, Warren Buffett, the world’s third richest man, made a prediction.<p>“That boy will be running an investment bank one of these days,” the Oracle of Omaha said after lunching with a cousin of Ajit Jain, the CEO of the reinsurance division at Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett’s investment firm.<p>The …

This animated map shows how Sanskrit may have come to India

People in a vast swathe of the Eurasian continent, from Britain in the west to Bengal in the east, are speakers of languages that belong to the same linguistic group—the Indo-European family. About half of the planet’s population today speaks an Indo-European language.<p>This is a remarkable fact: It …

India’s diesel-guzzling railways are testing coaches with solar panels

Solar energy has a surprising new supporter in India: The country’s massive state-owned railways.<p>India has one of the largest (pdf) railway networks in the world, running some 12,000 trains that carry over 23 million passengers every day. That’s almost as much as the entire population of …