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This Is the World's Easiest Biscuit Recipe

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>People have been making two-ingredient biscuits ever since self-rising flour hit supermarket shelves, and it's easy to see why. Stir heavy cream into self-rising flour, scoop it onto a baking sheet, bake, and …

107 Best Apple Recipes

Easy ways to make the most of fall's best fruit.<p><b>50 Things to Make with Apples</b><p>Turn fall's bounty into Halloween snacks, party bites and more. <b>See the recipes</b>.<p><b>Easy Apple Galette</b><p>When life gives you apples, make a galette. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Caramel Apples</b><p>A mini caramel apple a day...<b>Get the</b> …

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

Food & Dining

Your Coolest New Party Trick: The Instant Old Fashioned

Forget not having fun at parties you're hosting. Make this quick and easy syrup in advance and make guests instant Old Fashioneds all night.<p>Ready to be the coolest person at any party you attend from here on out? Come equipped with a recipe for Old Fashioned syrup you're about to commit to memory, …

11 Things Every Adult Should Know How To Make (And Not Buy)

Listen, we know you're the busiest. And we know that at 9 p.m. that tub of grocery-store hummus is calling your name. But you know something? Homemade hummus is so easy to make. And so. Much. Better.<p>Ahead, 11 recipes you should keep in your arsenal and be able to whip up from scratch (at any given …

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let's call 'em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I'm being unfair here. There are plenty of …

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, …

How to Not Screw Up Your Seared Salmon (Or Sautéed Onions!)

It's okay: Basic cooking mistakes happen. Even something as simple as a seared piece of fish.<p><i>Yes, sometimes even BA staffers make basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as searing a piece of salmon. Below, associate web editor Rochelle Bilow confesses her fish disaster to digital</i> …

Easy Breakfast Pizza to Kick Off the Weekend

Easy breakfast pizza you can make in minutes. How great is that?! Top with bacon, sausage, eggs, and ALL the cheese.<p>I have never been one to eat cold pizza. I just … can’t.<p>I want to preheat the oven and place my little leftover slices on the hot oven racks and let the crust return to its warm …

What 5 Hotel Front Desk Employees Would Change About Check-In

Following up on Skift’s interview series, The Future of the Guest Experience, with the CEOs of global hotel groups, we went to the front lines of the …

Hospitality

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Classic Lentil Soup (Zuppa di Lenticchie)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Boost your good fortune with this auspicious Italian soup.</i><p>Put this recipe in the category of those that every home cook makes in his or her own way …

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

5 Hearty Soups and Stews to Warm You Up

<b>1. White Chicken Chili</b><p>I've tried many white chicken chili recipes over the years, but none as satisfying as this one. The best part is that it's made with a rotisserie chicken, which makes it a one-pot meal you can have on the dinner table in under an hour. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken & Matzo Ball …

For Better Weeknight Pasta, Add Spicy Chicken Meatballs + Broccoli

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Make a comforting weeknight standby even better.</i><p>This could just be a bowl of pasta, broccoli, and store-bought chicken sausage, like you might throw together in any tired moment after work. It …