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How to Make the Best Chicken Stock

I'm not satisfied with the flavor of my stocks—they don't taste anything like the rich broths I eat in restaurants. What can I do to make a really good all-purpose stock?<p>Chicken stock is the secret ingredient of restaurant food. A good chicken stock should have decent body, along with a mild savory …

Transform Grilled Cauliflower With High Heat and a Whole Lot of Spice

Growing up, I was disgusted by cauliflower. I'd insist on removing it from my plate before even considering the rest of my meal (which, by virtue of being literally anything else, was guaranteed to be at least 1,000 times more delicious). I know I didn't give the vegetable a fair shake, but then …

22 Fall Salad Recipes to See You Through the Season

In spring and summer salads are an obvious meal—farmers markets overflow with fresh produce, and salads are a seasonally appropriate way to showcase the lettuces, tomatoes, and other vegetables that are in abundance. When the seasons change, the offerings at the local market change, too, but that …

Ideas in Food: Use the Microwave to Make Lighter-Than-Air Rocky Road Sponge Cake

Microwave cakes have now become mainstream. Sort of. They were invented by Albert Adria. He used a whipped cream dispenser and a microwave to make almost instant light-as-air cakes. The technique has been adapted and adopted by chefs and home cooks around the world. It's a favorite of ours and we …

Forget Warm Spinach and Bacon: Warm Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Salad is the Way to Go

A couple weeks back, Adri and I had a wonderful meal at Dirty Habit, my old chef Dave Bazirgan's restaurant in San Francisco. As my first real chef, I credit him with a lot of things. Teaching me how to judge my own work (and start over if it's not good enough). Instructing me on the <i>right</i> way to …

carrot salad with tahini and crisped chickpeas

I have been gushing in the margins about David Lebovitz’s carrot salad (pardon! <i>salade de carottes râpées</i>) since I made it for the first time four …

Germany seeks tighter EU borders to prevent jihadists heading home

Germany wants to tighten up the EU’s external border controls to stop European fighters coming home from Syria and Iraq.<p>The border-free Schengen zone inside the EU makes it harder to track returning jihadists, Berlin says.<p>An estimated three thousand EU nationals are fighting for Islamist groups in …

Mediterranean mayors call on EU for help to deal with influx of migrants

Italy has long called for more help to deal with illegal migration. But other Mediterranean countries are also becoming increasingly vocal over the issue.<p>Town mayors have travelled to Brussels to push for more support from the European Union.<p>Eleftherios Papakalodoukas, the mayor of Simi, in Greece, …