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This Recipe Will Make Weekday Breakfast Feel like Weekend Brunch

Three words: candied. edible. flowers. If you’re looking for an easy way to impress your guests this summer, try your hand at baking these simple lemon loaves with sugared flowers. Both beautiful and scrumptious, these treats will make everyone think you’ve opened your own own patisserie!<p><b>Lemon Loaf</b> …

Summer Sippers: Refreshing Drink Recipes That'll Keep You Cool

Tear fresh basil from the garden and muddle it for an herbaceous version of the gimlet. Add frozen watermelon cubes for a truly seasonal cocktail.

Spices

Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Walnut-Za’atar Pesto

8 Servings<p>The usual slaw suspects get a modern upgrade thanks to a salty-cheesy walnut pesto.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pesto<p>¾ cup walnuts<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 ounces aged Gouda, finely grated<p>1 teaspoon za’atar<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt<p>Slaw and Assembly<p>¼ cup dried currants<p>½ cup whole-milk …

Pesto

Peach-Blackberry Camp Cake

8 Servings<p>Line your Dutch oven with heavy-duty foil before baking for an effortless cleanup.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake Mix<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup granulated sugar<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Assembly<p>4 peaches, halved, pitted<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>Pinch …

Baking

Savory Cherry Crostini

4 Servings<p>The best cherries have taut, shiny skin. Look closely!<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>3 cups halved pitted sweet cherries<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>8 baguette slices, toasted<p>Aged goat cheese<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat oil in a large skillet, preferably cast …

Cherries

Cream Puffs with Vanilla Pastry Cream

Makes about 40 filled puffs<p>For this cream puffs recipe, if you don’t have any pastry bags handy, cut off the tops with a serrated knife and carefully spoon in the pastry cream.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pâte à Choux<p>½ cup whole milk<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1" pieces<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>½ …

Baking

Grilled Clams with Aleppo Pepper, Tumeric, and Lime Butter

4 Servings<p>When you toss hot clams right off the grill with some flavored butter, the butter melts and mingles with the clam liquor, creating an irresistible combination.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 teaspoons Aleppo pepper or 1 crushed red pepper …

Seafood

Grilled Baby Artichokes with Aleppo Pepper and Parmesan

4 Servings<p>Be ruthless about trimming the baby artichokes. Remove the dark-green outer leaves and continue until you get to the tender yellowish ones near the center. The parcooking is essential for a tender result, but it’s worth it.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>10 baby artichokes, top and outer leaves …

Grilling

Blueberry-Pecan Galette

10 Servings<p>The great thing about a blueberry galette recipe? The more rustic (read: messed up) it looks, the better. Novice bakers, this one’s for you.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>½ cup pecans<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>…

Dessert

Grilled Beet Baba Ghanoush

4 (makes about 2 cups) Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There’s a method to making baba ghanoush. And it applies to way more than eggplant.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Olive oil (for grill and drizzling)<p>2 pounds red beets (about 4 large)<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon tahini<p>½ …

Bread

Cornmeal Waffles with Currant-Maple Sauce

4 Servings<p>If you can’t find currants (check the farmers’ market first), use any other berry or a mix.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour<p>¼ cup medium-grind cornmeal, preferably stone-ground<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

Breakfast

Buttermilk recipes: The big tang theory

Apart from in the occasional American-style pancake or spruced up scone, buttermilk rarely gets a chance to shine in our cooking. It’s a shame, because its bright tang is the ideal foil to the kind of sickly sweetness and heaviness that baking’s so prone to. It’s also good at keeping cakes …

Baking

Glazed Fried Chicken with Old Bay and Cayenne

8 Servings<p>Three steps to success: A flavorful brine infuses the chicken with seasoning and keeps it juicy, an overnight chill allows the crust to set, and a spicy glaze seals the deal.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chicken<p>9.5 ounces kosher salt (1 cup Morton or 1⅔ cups Diamond Crystal)<p>⅓ cup (packed) …

BBQ

Skillet Roast Chicken with Fennel, Parsnips, and Scallions

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>A beautifully browned bird and seasonal vegetables cook in a single skillet for an effortless dinner. Swap in carrots, quartered onions, or tiny potatoes—anything goes.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken<p>Kosher …

Onions

Spicy Lobster Pasta

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>There’s something special about lobster you’ve prepared yourself, but if cooking one on a weeknight isn’t your speed, buy cooked lobster or shrimp instead.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

Seafood

Creamy Herb Dressing

Makes about ½ cup<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar<p>½ cup olive oil<p>½ cup (packed) fresh dill leaves<p>½ cup (packed) fennel fronds<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse egg yolk, garlic, and vinegar in a food processor until …

Eggs

Carrot Pancakes with Salted Yogurt

4 Servings<p>With a texture somewhere between a latke and a pancake, these vegetarian fritters are also gluten-free. (Thanks, chickpea flour!)<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1 pound carrots (about 8 medium), peeled, coarsely grated<p>⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro<p>¼ cup chickpea …

Pancakes

BA's Best Sandwich Bread

1 loaf<p>For BLTs, French toast, grilled cheeses, bread and jam, the daily lunchbox sandwich, or whenever an absolutely perfect loaf of white bread is required. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 ¼-ounce envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ …

Baking

Crushed Beets with Lemon Vinaigrette

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This two-part cooking technique adds layers of texture—a creamy inside and a crisp outside.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds mixed small or medium beets (such as Chioggia, red, and/or golden), scrubbed<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more<p>Kosher …

Kosher

Best French Toast Recipes

French toast is known in France as pain perdu, which translates to "lost bread," because it makes delicious use of stale or leftover bread. Once you've mastered the basic French toast recipe, a range of possibilities opens up. Try one of these French toast recipes, from apricot-stuffed French toast …

Breakfast

Never Dry, Never Soggy - This Is How You Make Perfect French Toast Every Time!

Breakfast Recipe: Perfect French Toast<p>Save<p>French toast is truly one of our favorite brunch items, topped with warm butter, and syrup, or fruit and …

The Healthy Potato Salad Recipe You Need For Your Next Party

If you strive to eat healthily but often crave carbs, here’s one way to indulge without destroying your diet: healthy lemon potato salad. Nutritionist Keri Glassman shares her recipe in the video above for an alternative to mayonnaise-based potato salad, and explains how potatoes can actually help …

Best ‘middle of nowhere’ places

Want to get off the beaten path? Then here are 10 places that will stump most travel agents and reward you with original experiences. But remember, these are 'no pain, no gain' destinations so you'll need to be prepared for long transit times there and back - and you won't be able to recover at a …

The Continental: The Best and Worst of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

<i>Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental.</i><p>I know, I know, the Los Angeles auto show was last week, old news, out of …

Los Angeles

What are the World's Most Irreplaceable Places? Here are 6 From a Big New List

A new study highlights some of the world's most critical places essential for species survival.<p><b>In forests and on mountaintops and savannahs around the world, endangered and threatened animals cling to a precarious existence. Whether we can save their habitats from pollution, development, and other</b> …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Which country is best seen by rail?

Aeroplanes are faster and cars are more convenient, but in many parts of the world trains still reach unexpected and beautiful places that would be inaccessible any other way.<p>Once the only way to easily cross long distances, today train travel has been mostly replaced by the speed of aeroplanes and …

Trains

Top 10 bungee jumps in the world

"I still recall my first jump," reminisces New Zealander AJ Hackett, the man who launched commercial bungee jumping 25 years ago today. "I had the most amazing sensation."<p>At the time Hackett was running a struggling ski shop but inspired by British daredevils The Oxford University Dangerous Sports …

The world’s last great wilderness

Antarctica is the coldest, highest, loneliest place on Earth, and for many it is the trip of a lifetime.

Antarctica

The world's most haunted hotels

Hospitality