Heather Thompson

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Salted-Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Epi associate editor Emily Johnson liked her family cookie recipe, but thought it could be even better. So she started making it with butter instead …

Dessert

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

The Best Chocolate Lava Cake Comes from the Slow Cooker

Coat a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk the flour, granulated sugar, 2/3 cup of the cocoa powder, baking powder, …

Dessert

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Bacon in the Oven

8 servings<p>Not only does this oven method recipe free you from needing to constantly tend the bacon while it cooks, but it also produces superior results. Other pros: no bacon grease splatter all over your stovetop, no flipping (so you won't scald your forearms with oil), and …

Breakfast

Attention sillytonians and nickums: Forgotten words you should be using

Well you wouldn't know, because all of those words have fallen out of the English language, even though we could really do with them.<p>Language experts …

Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

969<p>921<p>7<p>Shares 2K<p>The first time I had chicken cooked caramel sauce was at The Slanted Door in San Francisco. “Caramel? With chicken?” I thought. But …

The easy way to remove water stains from wood furniture

No need to go to the hardware store -- you have everything you need to remove water marks.<p>Nothing ruins the luster of wood furniture quite like a watermark.<p>Watermarks -- or water stains -- are often caused by cold glasses, spills, or hot dishes places directly on the wood. Luckily, though, they …

Woodworking

Bobby Flay's Fish Tacos Recipe

This is Bobby Flay's take on the classic fish tacos. On Fish Fridays, this is a go-to dish for my family. In this recipe, you can use a white, flaky …

Yes, These Four Taco Recipes Are ACTUALLY Healthy

The best of both worlds<p>Servings: 12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Taco Seasoning<p>2 teaspoons cumin<p>2 teaspoons oregano<p>1½ teaspoon paprika<p>1 teaspoon chili powder<p>½ teaspoon black pepper<p>Salt, to taste<p>1 onion, thinly sliced<p>1 cup corn<p>1 can diced tomatoes, drained<p>1 large jalapeño, deseeded and diced<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 …

Seafood

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Best Fudgy Chocolate Cake

Combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Whisk thoroughly to combine well.<p>Add oil, egg, vanilla and milk to the …

Grilled Citrus-Shrimp Lettuce Cups

4 servings<p>This marinade recipe works with any other quick-cooking shellfish or seafood—try scallops or squid. Just be sure to stick to the 30-minute marinade in any case, since going longer can toughen the flesh.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>1 5-inch lemongrass stalk, …

Lemon Biscotti with Almond and Vanilla

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment.<p>Cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, lemon zest, …

Dessert

Gambas al Ajillo: Spanish Garlic Shrimp

One of the most popular tapas in all of Spain, <i>gambas al ajillo</i> (garlic shrimp) is actually simple to make at home. The recipe is quick, easy, and …

Cooking

A Chicken-Roasting Method All Good Cooks Know

Everyone’s looking for the perfect roast chicken, yet spatchcocking still seems like a secret of those in the know. Suffice it to say, it’s a skill worth learning, and not just because spatchcocking is a fun word to bandy about with authority.<p>Also — and less amusingly — known as butterflying, …

BBQ
Food

Recipe: How to Make Shake Shack’s Famous Burger

As a native East Coaster who now lives in the land of In-N-Out, there’s no more tedious debate than the one surrounding which much-loved burger chain — the California-based In-N-Out or Danny Meyer’s New York City brand Shake Shack — reigns supreme.<p>The real answer is that the burgers are too …

BA's Best Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

8 servings<p>We picked up the vodka-in-the-dough trick from food wizard J. Kenji Lopez-Alt. The spirit hydrates the flour without developing gluten, which makes for an especially pliable dough and tender crust. If you use 100% water, the sky won’t fall, but we really encourage you to try it. This is …

Baking

Here's the Right Way to Cut an Avocado to Avoid "Avocado Hand" Injuries

Apparently people are accidentally cutting themselves while prepping avocados — the internet is calling it "avocado hand." Do yourself a favor and STOP cutting avocados in the palm of your hand. Instead, turn to a trusted source, like the California Avocado Commission, to teach you the proper and …

Cloud eggs: Instagram's favourite new food fad

It's been awhile since we've come across a new Instagram food trend: 2016 was the year of the sushi burger and the rainbow cheese toastie but it seems 2017 belongs to the cloud egg.<p>The new breakfast trend sees people making fluffy, cloud-like egg whites with the yolk served in the middle to …

Breakfast

Cheesecake

One thing that surprises people is how much French people, even with a tempting barrage of éclairs, macarons, and pain au chocolat on every street, …

Healthy Marinated Coleslaw with Feta

A copycat version of Zoe’s Kitchen Marinated Coleslaw with Feta. It is low calorie, healthy, easy and mayonnaise free. Bring it to your next potluck …

Feta

Pollo al mattone

<i>Show off your Italian cooking skill with this deliciously tender and famously crispy-skinned chicken recipe.</i><p>Place the chicken on a flat surface, …

How to make rich broth for ramen — plus a fast shortcut

Egg noodles. I love this innocuous pasta. The rich, tender noodles comfort me when I have a cold, have suffered a challenging day or need to recover from a week of "research eating." When they are buttery and cheesy, or topped with chicken paprikash, my childhood feels close. Fried crispy and …

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

Cooking

Fat: What Your Whole Grains Have Been Missing

Boiling grains is only the first step. Make rice, quinoa, farro, and more even better by stir-frying them.<p>Let's be real: What stops most of us from eating whole grains is that plain, boiled brown rice doesn't taste awesome. Swapping water for stock or other flavorful liquid helps but that only …

The Very Specific Way to Make an Excellent Iced Espresso

Our editor in chief has a lot of opinions. Especially about espresso.<p>I drink iced coffee year round. Doesn't matter the temperature outside. Even when the thermometer plunged to 5 degrees in York City a few weeks ago, I walked to Cafe Grumpy, my local joint in Chelsea, and ordered an iced redeye …

Coffee