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For those of us who worship the home, the new year inspires us to reassess our living spaces (and in our case, to revisit the Remodelista Manifesto …
It’s not right that when Halloween has passed, pumpkins become instantly redundant. More fool us; we are only halfway through the British pumpkin growing season and children love the taste of these bright, fleshy vegetables. I was recently given a whole crateful of pumpkin and squash of various …
While meat is a treat, I don’t want to eat it too often. It usually takes longer to cook than vegetables, it’s arguably less versatile and it’s significantly pricier; plus, eaten in large amounts, it is damaging both to our health and to the planet. Luckily, Brits no longer only want meat and two …
Sausage is there for you in every season, whether it is grilled in the summer or slow-cooked in the winter.<p><b>We speak a lot about eating seasonally</b> at <i>BA</i>. You know what goes great with that winter kale? Sausage. And those summer campfire beans? Sausage. That's right—sausage is pretty much the perfect …Cooking
A calorie-cutting (but tasty!) meal plan that lets you have your turkey—and gravy, and pumpkin pie—and eat it, too<p>Get the Meal Plan<p>I cannot in good conscience tell you to skip the pecan pie this Thanksgiving. And by all means enjoy the cornbread-sausage dressing. But how can you eat to your heart’s …Healthy Eating
8 Servings<p>We make lots of things from scratch on Thanksgiving, but pumpkin purée isn’t one of them. Libby’s is our favorite brand.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups whole milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal<p>1 cup canned pure pumpkin purée<p>3 …Baking
8 Servings<p>This delicate cheesecake is cooked in a water bath and steamed for a supremely light texture. To make sure the homemade-gingersnap-cookie crust stays crisp, wrap the cake pan inside and out with heavy-duty, 18"-wide aluminum foil.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Gingersnap Cookie Crust<p>1 cup plus 1 Tbsp. …Baking
Makes 10 to 12 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1-pound red-skinned sweet potatoes (yams), rinsed, patted dry, pierced all over with fork<p>1 12-ounce container fresh ricotta cheese, drained in sieve 2 hours<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese (about 3 ounces)<p>2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar<p>2 …Sweet Potatoes
By Claire Saffitz<p>The ingredients might change, but the fundamentals of how to make rice pilaf stay the same. Here's how to nail one of our favorite sides every single time.<p>Rice pilaf can seem sad. Plain. Boring. But if you know how to make rice pilaf, yours will be quite the opposite. You just need …Spices
No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …Cooking
Makes 4 sandwiches<p>In search of a classic tuna melt? This is the best we’ve tried. Palace Diner makes its own pickles, but of course you can start with store-bought.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>bread-and-butter pickles<p>1 English hothouse cucumber, sliced ⅛” thick<p>1 habanero chile or 2 jalapeños, …Fish
8 Servings<p>Textures matter: Baking the cheesecake in a water bath insulates it, so it stays creamy and moist; the crunchy streusel topping adds contrast.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>cheesecake<p>Nonstick cooking oil spray<p>8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ cup crème fraîche<p>½ vanilla bean, …Baking
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 …Dessert
How to make the most out of a cramped bathroom.<p><b>1.</b> Draw a rough sketch of your space (you don't have to be an artist!) so you can try out different arrangements and ideas before you start installation.<p><b>2.</b> If opting for a bathtub and shower combo rather than solely a shower, look for bathtubs that are …Dining Rooms
A house with a neutral palette and a lot of shine.<p>Designer Tobi Tobin updated her Hollywood Hills cottage with mirrors, a neutral palette with pops of high-gloss black, and strong wallpaper. The result is a modern design with a lot of shine. Read the interview with the designer.
Glamour in bare-bones space.<p>Designer Kelly Giesen brought chic glamour to her bare-bones, 725-square-foot Manhattan apartment by adding elegant moldings, French doors, sparkling mirror, and a fresh blue and white palette.
Inspiration for your kitchen design.<p>From eye-catching wallpaper to stunning lighting fixtures, it's all in the details with these kitchen designs.
If your pillows don't pass this test then it's time to throw them away.<p>Interior design by Miles Redd.<p>"Pillows are an important area of the sleep sanctuary," says Rebecca S. Robbins, a sleep researcher at Cornell University. "Our pillows, just like our mattresses, accumulate dust mites." Therefore, …