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The Best Hacks For Finding A Cheap Flight

The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us flyers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price …

Hacking

Checklist: 7 Questions Every Advisor Should Be Able to Answer

Whatever your priorities, this can help you find someone who understands you and has the resources to help you manage your financial life

Merrill Lynch

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

45 Summer Pastas Full of Tomatoes, Pesto, Herbs and More

We don't mean macaroni salad.<p><b>We'll happily eat pasta year-round</b>, but there's something particularly great about summer pasta. We're big fans of blanketing pasta with fresh herbs, tomatoes, and other seasonal favorites that won't weigh us down. (But there can still be cheese!) Check out 45 of our …

Italian Food

The 5 Pastas Your Should Always Have in Your Pantry

<i>Today: Former Top Chef contestant and chef Fabio Viviani shares with us the five pastas that are always in his pantry—and should be in yours, too.</i><p>When Fabio Viviani visited our offices this past winter, he had a thing or two to say about cilantro.<p>"I HATE cilantro," he told us in his thick Italian …

Cooking

8 Mojito Recipes to Make All Summer Long

<i>Header image: Satsuma Mojito from CHOW</i>A traditional Cuban drink, a classic mojito is white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint leaves. …

Recipes

How Not to Screw Up Sangria, So You Can Make Fruit & Booze Magic at Home

There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>Unfortunately, there's a lot of subpar sangria out there these days. It's easy to fall victim to a syrupy glass (or four) of "sugar wine," and wake up the next day with a splitting headache. …

Subpar

Blueberry-Pecan Galette

10 Servings<p>The great thing about a blueberry galette recipe? The more rustic (read: messed up) it looks, the better. Novice bakers, this one’s for you.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>½ cup pecans<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>…

Dessert

Your Search for Perfect Blueberry Muffins is Over

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. Posie Harwood from 600 Acres is sharing the best back-of-the-box recipes every Sunday.</i><p><i>Today: Learn the blueberry muffin rule of three: one-third berries, one-third batter, one-third streusel topping.</i><p>An excellent muffin is a beautiful and …

Breakfast

How to Roll, Fill, and Pleat Your Way to Homemade Chinese Soup Dumplings

Set aside a leisurely weekend to make a batch of soup dumplings and prepare for everyone you know to marvel at your handiwork.<p><b>Believe it or not, you can make delicate, addictive soup dumplings at home.</b> Read away for our step-by-step guide and all the photos and detailed instructions you need to …

Baking

6 Easy Weeknight Dinners the Whole Family Will Love

Is your dinner rotation getting a little <i>too</i> routine? These easy weeknight meals will become fast family favorites.<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>With just a few essentials in your pantry -- like Thai green curry paste and coconut milk -- you're never more than 25 minutes away from this delicious meal, …

Turkey Chili Recipe

Ingredients (18)<p>For the chili:<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 1 medium red bell pepper, medium dice<br>• 1 medium yellow onion, medium dice<br>• 2 medium garlic …

Eggplant Parm Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Eggplant Parmesan is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The eggplant parm of test kitchen manager Brad Leone's</i> …

Eggplant

Baked French Toast with Pecan Crumble

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Drying out the challah lets the Baked French Toast absorb the custard without going to mush and top it off with a pecan crumble for an extra crunch.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>french toast<p>1 pound loaf challah, sliced 1-inch thick<p>Unsalted butter, room …

Baking

Vietnamese Iced Coffee

Makes 1 Servings<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons dark-roast ground coffee (preferably Trung Nguyen Premium Blend or Café Du Monde Coffee with Chicory)<p>2 tablespoons (scant) sweetened condensed milk<p>Recipe Preparation<p>There are two ways to make Vietnamese coffee. The simplest method is to steep …

Coffee

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

BA’s Best Buttermilk Pancakes

serves 4 (make about 8 pancakes) Servings<p>To feed a larger group for breakfast, double the recipe and keep pancakes warm in a 250° oven between batches. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1⅓ cups all-purpose flour<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1 teaspoon baking …

Breakfast

Potato Salad with 7-Minute Eggs and Mustard Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>Egg salad and potato salad: Unite! We like how the still-soft yolks dress the salad, but you can cook the eggs a minute or two longer if you like them more set.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds new or baby Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>4 large eggs, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon mustard seeds<p>…

Eggs

Head-On Prawns with Chile, Garlic, and Parsley

4 Servings<p>Prawns are great for grilling because they’re much larger and have a slightly thicker shell than your average shrimp, offering insurance against overcooking.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for grill<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons finely …

Seafood

Rosa’s Biscuits

Makes 24 Servings<p>Says Del Posto pastry chef Brooks Headley of these crisp, buttery-sweet biscuits, “Serving them hot is all that matters.”<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup sugar<p>2½ teaspoons baking powder<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus more<p>1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted …

Baking

Spicy Turkey Burgers

Makes 4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds bone-in skin-on turkey thighs (about 2 thighs)<p>1/2 cup minced onion<p>1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro<p>2 minced garlic cloves<p>2 teaspoons chopped jalapeño or serrano chile with seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground coriander<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>1/2 teaspoon …

Burgers

Braised Chicken with Capers and Parsley

4 Servings<p>White wine vinegar and capers pack tangy and briny flavors into this braise.<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 large onion, minced (1 1/2 cups)<p>4 chicken legs, drumsticks and thighs separated (about 2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 cup minced flat-leaf parsley plus more …

Spices