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Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …

Dessert

Yotam Ottolenghi’s kale recipes

We’re often told how healthy kale is, but rarely how versatile it is, too<p>If Popeye had been born in the 21st century, he would surely be shoving kale down his famous pipe to boost his powers, rather than spinach, and it wouldn’t have come out of a tin, either. Fresh kale’s much-vaunted health …

Food & Dining

Why Evangelicals Support President Trump, Despite His Immorality

While the majority of Americans consistently report that they disapprove of President Trump, and millions rally to protest the Muslim Ban, attacks on …

Black History

I finally got my $#%$! Bundt cake out of its pan. Here’s how.

In any compendium of foods that serve a crowd, the Bundt cake is a star. It is pretty, its number of slices can be stretched and it holds for days under cover, all of which makes it ideal for a house full of company or for carrying to a cake-worthy occasion.<p>The Bundt was not always so ubiquitous. …

Dessert

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (In a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

Employment

Which probiotic is right for you? These are the exact bacteria strains to look for

Probiotics are one of the most commonly bought supplements, and it’s easy to see why: The microbiome affects literally everything—even things you …

Microbiology

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Society

Andrea Waters’s sweetcorn and red pepper pancakes with guacamole

A crispy, tasty, vegan and gluten-free version of the New Zealand brunch classic<p><b>I wanted to put sweetcorn pancakes on our menu because they remind me of the happy Sundays of my 1970s childhood in New Zealand.</b><p><b>As the decade of fondues and flares dawned, stuffy dinners at the table disappeared. We</b> …

Sweet Corn

You Can Make These Vegetarian Meatballs in 30 Minutes

Turning meat-dominate meals into hearty vegetarian options is nothing new. I mean, it's 2018, after all. You can get a veggie burger that looks like …

Cooking

Family of a dying 27-year-old woman shares her life advice in a heartbreaking letter

A letter written by a dying woman has been shared online by her family after she passed away last week.<p>Holly Butcher was 27 when she lost her battle …

Turn Fluffy Popcorn into Fluffy Bread (That's Just As Hard to Stop Eating)

The smell hits you as soon as you walk through the doors of the movie theater—rich, buttery, salty popcorn. It’s almost impossible to pass up. No matter if you love cheesy romcoms or heart-pounding horrors, chances are that you’re munching through fistfulls of the light, fluffy stuff. But for …

Recipes

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Is Almost Laughably Easy and Impresses Everyone

You're 10 minutes away from homemade sausage patties. Make a few batches and freeze them for brunch emergencies.<p>If I'm betting on a breakfast sandwich race, I'm always rooting for sausage, egg, and cheese. There's nothing wrong with a BEC, but something about a griddled sausage patty feels more …

Breakfast

5 Holiday Cookies from Our Cookie Queen, Dorie Greenspan

While I have many well-worn cookbooks on my stacked shelf, Dorie Greenspan's original baking book is one that's received more love than most. Dorie …

Butternut Squash Baked Pasta Is the Ultimate Healthy Winter Comfort Food

It's spicy, it's creamy, and it feeds a crowd.<p>As someone who grew up in the Bay Area, I on’t think of myself as a baked pasta expert. I love them, and one of the first recipes I developed at <i>Bon Appétit</i> was a tuna casserole, but I haven’t made many baked pastas since. Healthyish editor <b>Amanda Shapiro</b> …

Cooking

Smoky Grilled Tofu with Hoisin Sauce

Grill your tofu in a tangy Asian hoisin-based sauce for an unusual vegetarian and vegan barbecued tofu recipe. Perfect for your vegetarian or vegan …

Three great chefs share three great dessert recipes

Victoria sponge with strawberries and white chocolate cream.<p>We've cherry picked yuletide inspiration from some of the most beloved food writers. It's …

Soy-wasabi butter mushrooms—5 ingredients, 10 minutes, instant classic

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>This was the year we …

These are the top 9 holiday recipes, according to Pinterest

When you look around your holiday table this year, you might notice a brand new trend amidst the gravies, stuffings, and mashed root veggies: the …

Vegan

Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie is a lusciously sweet and tart pie baked in a buttery gluten-free pie crust. A softly-peaked meringue crown makes this …

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think (and Be Successful Anyway)

Here's how to regain control over your life.<p><i>I have just realized that my anxiety in life stems from being needy for approval and external validation. How do I begin to correct this? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and</i> …

Self-help

Want Better Self-Esteem? Immediately Stop These 7 Toxic Habits

If you are talking to yourself in a way that you would never speak to someone else, shut that down.<p><i>What are some tips for boosting self esteem? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Self-help

Easy vegetarian lasagne recipes

Try our vegetarian lasagne recipes for easy vegetarian entertaining or comforting midweek meals, from porcini to kale, to butternut squash<p><b>Looking for</b> …

Italian Food

Memory problems? This brain workout can help

Can't remember your sister's phone number? Feeling a little rusty at long division? Did you <i>almost</i> forget how to drive to your parents' house? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your brain might need a workout.<p>Yes, you read that right — much like a cardio workout for your heart, there is …

Lemon Cream Cheese Brownies

<b>You’ll need:</b><p>¾ cup of all purpose flour.<br>¾ cup of sugar.<br>1 stick of softened salted butter.<br>½ cup of softened cream cheese.<br>2 eggs.<br>3 tbsps of lemon …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for autumn bakes

There’s something about a bake, be it sweet or savoury, that brings comfort to a cold day – and saves on the washing-up, too<p>It’s a good time of the year for a bake, a great user-upper of all that super-ripe, tail-end-of-the-season produce. A bake, for me, is also a delightful catch-all, because it …

Anna Jones’s autumnal recipes for roast squash

Squashes – autumn’s favourite gourd – are abundant now, and, when roasted, are a generous and versatile ingredient to have to hand for countless meals, as shown by these recipes<p>As the start of each season rolls in, I am persuaded that it is my favourite. This week, with the arrival of autumn’s …

In Ottolenghi’s Sweet, Here's the Recipe You’ll Bake the Most

<i>This article is brought to you by Ten Speed Press. Head here to learn more about the wonderful new cookbook Sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh—or here to enter to win a trip to London, Ottolenghi-style: that's two tickets to London, luxe accommodations, dinner for two at Ottolenghi, and signed</i> …

Dessert

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …