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These Noodles Are My Weeknight Feeling-Like-a-Zombie Dinner

This recipe is a new weeknight essential. Now I’ll explain the whole zombie thing.<p>There are certain dinners that I refer to as Zombie Dinners. Hold on. This is a lot less gruesome than it sounds. Stay with me.<p>These are the dinners that I can make as a barely functioning human being, after a …

Onions

Homemade pita bread is so much better — and easier — than you might think

I still vividly remember the first time our baking instructor at culinary school made pita bread, shortly after dawn in a brightly lit Pasadena baking lab many years ago. She made a batch of bread dough, rolled it out into rounds the size of small Frisbees and deftly slid the discs onto the hot …

Los Angeles

I'm Obsessed With This Raspberry-Ricotta Cake (And So Is Every Other BA Reader, Apparently)

By Rachel Karten<p>Before Alison Roman made The Cookies, she made The Cake.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>The comments section attached to anything on the Internet is a notoriously Bad Place. But there’s one comment section …

Dessert

How to ‘yum cha’ in Hong Kong

Duddell’s, Hong Kong, offers a Weekend Salon Brunch which includes unlimited dim sum along with fresh juices or champagne. Photo: Instagram@duddellshk<p>…

Hong Kong

This Man Retired at 33 With $1.3 Million — and 3 Kids. Here’s How

Plus how another family retired with 2 kids at 43.<p>Retire early? “Sure,” you might say, “I could do that — if it weren’t for the kids.” But even with …

25 Simple Recipes to Memorize For Countless Meal Options

This is how pros cook on-the-fly.<p>The mark of any experienced chef is the ability to easily create delectable dishes off the top of their head, …

Cooking

10 Super-Simple Veggie Dishes Your Kids Will Eat

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>My two kids go through the weirdest seasons with vegetables (currently we are living through a roasted broccoli and baby …

Cooking

51 Mother's Day Breakfast & Brunch Recipes For an Easy Gift

From french toast to fail-proof frittatas and all the rosé spritzers in between, we've got you covered.<p><b>Everyone knows that Mother's Day is all about brunch</b>. Oh, right, and showing your mom you really appreciate everything she's done for you. Even after that thing last Thanksgiving. Our favorite way …

Breakfast

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

Jazz improv and your brain: The key to creativity?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fingers graze a keyboard, poised to play. A trumpet rises to the lips. Drumsticks perch in the air, ready to fall. The improv begins, and this combo of jazz musicians instantly creates a piece of music that has never been heard before.<p>As each instrument hijacks the melody, the song is …

The 10 essential tracks to listen to with new headphones

10 essential tracks to try when sampling a new pair of cans<p>As <i>The Verge</i>’s resident headphones obsessive, I hear a few questions quite often: what are the best Bluetooth headphones, where can I find those $1,000 cans for less than $100, and what music do you use for testing in your reviews? The first …

Garlic Confit Is the Magic Secret to Loving Any Vegetable

Garlic confit is my secret ingredient, my special sauce, one of my all-time favorite tricks to give any vegetable a makeover. It's a play on an old …

This Is the Easiest One-Pan Chicken & Broccoli Pasta Ever

When you don't have the energy to cook (say, on a busy weeknight after a long, hectic day), one-pan meals are the answer. This recipe in particular …

The Tao of Seneca: Letters from a Stoic Master + On Groundless Fears (Letter 13)

<b>“It is precisely in times of immunity from care that the soul should toughen itself beforehand for occasions of greater stress, and it is while</b> …

Thought Leadership

The 11 Dreamiest Airbnbs for a Romantic Getaway

Fluffy white robes and room service are great and all—but wouldn’t it be nice to stay somewhere a bit more...special? Like a cabin with a private …

Living Rooms

Case Study: What Does a Real 4-Hour Workweek Look Like…With a Family?

<b>Now that’s a happy kid.</b> (Photos: Brandon Pearce)<p>One common challenge for readers of <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i> is the creation a “muse”: a low-maintenance …

Double Stick

Beverly Hills, California<p>This single-family residence that sits atop an existing flat pad features a façade held in place by a high-performance two-sided architectural panel tape. The owner of the home was an executive of 3M, which is where this tape was developed and to our knowledge is the first …

Architecture

How to Finally Play the Guitar: 80/20 Guitar and Minimalist Music

<b>When will you stop dreaming and start playing?</b> (Photo: Musician “Lights”, Credit: Shandi-lee)<p>I’ve always wanted to play the guitar.<p>It started as a …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

25 Spaces That Perfectly Illustrate Beautiful Kitchen Organization

Yes, storage can actually be stunning.<p>Yes, storage can actually be stunning. In these rooms, open shelving, glass cabinets and savvy kitchen islands make for orderly and tasteful kitchens.

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Japanese Soaking Tubs

For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular indoors, too. Relaxing in steaming neck-high water marks the end of each day for many families, a custom catching on in the West as homeowners ask their architects for spa …

11 Brilliant Recipes For Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Leftovers are the best.<p>Leftover mashed potatoes are never as good as they are when originally presented. That’s why, when you’re faced with a big bowl of leftover spuds, you should think beyond reheating.<p>We’re talking about using mashed potatoes as a stepping stone to other great meals like …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

mashed potatoes

Magic cake: How to make the simple three-layer dessert

A three-layer dessert known as the Magic Cake is taking the internet by storm.<p>It is appealing due to its incredible simplicity – it needs one bowl …

Dessert

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

South Africa

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