Eileah Pearce

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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

101 things to do in London

We’re all completely spoilt for brilliant things to do in London. From picture-postcard attractions to hotspots in odd spots, by day and by night, …

England

21 amazing World Heritage Sites you've probably never heard of

This Simple, Fragrant Cake Is Half Flour, Half Nuts (But That's Not Its Only Secret)

The simplest desserts are often the best ones to come out of my kitchen. When baking, I'm endlessly fascinated by the alchemy of transforming a few humble ingredients—flour, eggs, sugar, and so on—into something golden-crusted and moist-crumbed and utterly addictive.<p>Today's cake recipe is a perfect …

How to send self-destructing files: Stop your data ending up in the wrong hands

The best tools for sending files and messages without leaving a trace<p>The problem with sharing files and even sending emails is that your data can …

Apps

15 Easy Salad Dressings You Can Make in Less Than 5 Minutes

Never force down a dry salad again.<p>January 24, 2018<p>I'm always looking for ways to make my salads more interesting. I usually just put on the usual …

This country offers the best work-life balance in Europe

Many of us often feel like we never get any free time in the working day, and little chance to relax with family and friends – but that can't be said …

20 words that you're probably using incorrectly

There are advanced words you can add to your vocabulary to make yourself sound smarter— just make sure that you're using them correctly.<p>While definitions have been known to shift based on the way a word is commonly used, some popular uses are just plain wrong.<p>Here are 20 words that are often …

Language

52 amazing holidays to take in 2018 – one for every week of the year

Whether you’re after half-term sunshine, a trip to the Antarctic or simply something new, here we map your year with the perfect holiday ideas for every week of 2018.<p>January<p>1. Get back in shape in Surrey<p><b>January 1-7</b><p>The dawn of a new year will often spark the urge to be healthier – but this instinct …

Travel

The Best Pasta We Ate in 2017

This wasn't just the best pasta of the year. It's some of the best pasta we’ve ever encountered—Italy included.<p>I need pasta in my life. I need fancy chef-pasta in shapes I can’t pronounce, and I need the butter-and-Parm elbows that I’m constantly pilfering from my five-year-old’s bowl at dinner.<p>But …

Italy

Small, beautiful Mediterranean islands – readers’ travel tips

These picks are hardly household names but with their solitude and scenery they are the antidote to the more familiar, crowded, Med hotspots<p>Winning tip: Walking on Sifnos, Greece<p>Sifnos, in the Cyclades, provides a mix of beautiful beaches with a few cafes, restaurants and bars. There are great …

European Travel

Science of Running: How to Run Right

<i>A good running style does not guarantee great running performances, but poor running style certainly sabotages them. Every runner should understand</i> …

How to Get Rid of Those Pit Stains Once and For All

Saving your white shirts isn't as hard as you think.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><b>I have quite a few T-shirts that have gross stains in the armpits. Some of them have actually</b> …

7 Delicious Ways to Make a Sidecar, the Too-Often Forgotten Classic Cocktail

Add this drink to your repertoire.<p>When you hear <i>classic cocktail</i>, which drink comes to mind? Unless you're a mixology buff, you probably think <i>martini</i> …

How to choose the right microSD card for your Android

Want to add extra storage to your device, but not sure what you should be looking for in a microSD card? Here's what you need to know.<p>There are a lot of microSD cards to choose from, but not all of them will work with your Android phone or tablet. When you're choosing between SDHC and SDXC, or a …

The Science Behind This Mesmerizing Color-Changing Tea

Wooooooahhhh.<p>Brewing a cup of butterfly pea flower tea, made from a Southeast Asian flower, is like seeing a glow stick turn from a boring translucent-gray tube into a glimmering neon cylinder for the first time. Just add water and it's a deep midnight-cobalt blue. Squeeze in lemon, and it …

Restaurants

The Strong Dollar & Your Great Escape: Why Now is the Best Time To Travel for Americans

6 months ago, I sold my car, quit my jobs, rented my Los Angeles home, and set out for a trip around the world, planning to live solely off of my savings. I had budgets precisely planned, backpacks packed, and I was ready to penny pinch my way around the globe. What I didn't project was how well …

Parker House Rolls

Makes 36 Servings<p>A top coat of melted butter and salt makes this Parker House rolls recipe irresistible. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope active dry yeast<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¼ cup vegetable shortening<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1½ teaspoons …

Recipes

Soboro Beef

4 Servings<p>Try this technique on any type of ground meat for an easy rice bowl topper.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons vegetable oil<p>8 ounces ground beef chuck (20% fat)<p>2 tablespoons sake<p>2 tablespoons mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1 tablespoon soy sauce<p>2 scallions, chopped<p>Recipe …

Why You Should Be Microwaving Lemons

If you're anything like us, it takes you about four lemons just to get the stupid half cup of juice your marinade calls for. Here's an easier way to get more from less.<p><b>What you need:</b> A microwave<p><b>What you do:</b> Pop a lemon in for 15 to 20 seconds, then remove it and let it cool for about a minute …

Well-Dressed: How to Make Any Vinaigrette by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Not only does homemade salad dressing taste better than the bottled stuff, it's easy to whip up. Here's how to make a vinaigrette.<p>So you think you know what makes a great salad? Sure, you've got the greens, the veggies, the grains and protein down-pat. But when it comes to pulling it all together, …

Food

10 Experiences Every Traveler Should Have in Italy

© Andrew Padgett / Alamy Stock Photo<p>There's a reason Italy ranks as one of the top-visited destinations in the world. Actually, there are a lot of reasons. Its exquisite beauty, its relaxed pace, its startling integration of the ancient and the modern--it all contributes to the magic. Whether …

Creamy Pappardelle with Leeks and Bacon

6 Servings<p>This twist on pasta carbonara is sweet from leeks and rich thanks to cream (in place of eggs).<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter<p>4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces<p>2 medium leeks, white and pale-green parts only, halved …

Recipes

14 Meals You Can Make with a Rotisserie Chicken

Some nights there just isn't time to roast a whole bird in your oven. What to do? Head to the market and pick up a rotisserie chicken. It's cheap, it's delicious and you can whip it up into just about anything. Here, 14 of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Avocado Chicken Salad. Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Chicken</b> …

Eat Your Veggies: 9 Deliciously Different Recipes

Vegetables don't have to be boring or relegated to a side dish. From roasted broccoli with chipotle honey butter to balsamic glazed roasted beets, these recipes are so flavorful and satisfying, they could carry an entire meal.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter</b><p>In this recipe, broccoli …

Spicy & Healthy Chicken Soup

4 Servings<p>Chicken soup is the ultimate comfort food. This healthy version packs spicy flavor, thanks to jalapeño. The squash and cabbage greens are seasonal and healthy, but you can add whatever veggies you like.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Spicy Chicken Stock<p>1 2-pound kabocha squash<p>4 cups thin …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Festive recipes from around the world

<b>India, by Meera Sodha</b><p><b>Wild boar samosas</b><p>“Pig-sticking”, or wild boar hunting, was a favourite sport of the maharajahs. The competition didn’t end there, though: once in the kitchen, the boar would be cooked in a myriad ways, all designed to amaze guests. Those days may have long since ended, but the …

Recipes

Tropical Carrot Cake

True confession, I ate 1/4 of this cake by myself before pleading with my husband to take it to work. It started innocently enough, a bite here, a bite there. Then it turned into a sliver here and a sliver there. Before I knew it, my beautiful 8 inch cake looked like Pacman incarnate. Damn you …

2 Simple Turkey Improvements

Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.<p>The traditional roasting configuration is a U- or V-shaped wire rack that sits in a …