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chocolate swirl buns

A few years ago, I conquered one of what has to be one of the seven wonders of my culinary world, chocolate babka. Babka, if you’re new to it, poor …

Thai Beef with Basil

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Basil is wilted like a leafy green in this thai beef stir fry recipe, then added raw at the end for a double dose of its aromatic flavor.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>2 red chiles, thinly …

Roasted Shrimp with Chile Gremolata

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>We like to serve this main with couscous, rice, or grilled bread to sop up all of the shrimp’s intensely flavored cooking liquid.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Shrimp<p>2 red serrano or Fresno chiles, with seeds, halved lengthwise<p>6 cloves garlic thinly sliced<p>2 …

Spiced Jasmine Rice Pilaf

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>Turmeric or cinnamon? Nuts or raisins? The players may change, but the fundamentals of fluffy, fragrant jasmine rice pilaf are always the same.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>½ medium onion, finely chopped<p>½ small fennel bulb, finely …

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

December 2017<p>4 servings<p>Think of this as the weeknight version of a classic Italian porchetta—it's not traditional, but it sure is delicious.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 garlic cloves, plus 2 whole heads<p>5 sprigs rosemary<p>1 tablespoon fennel seeds<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, …

How to Make the Juiciest Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops.<p>A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter? This is the kind of weeknight-friendly comfort food recipe you’ll want to have on hand." Start …

Double Chocolate Biscotti

5 stars based on 102 votes<p>My 11-year-old son calls these biscotti “crunchy brownies.” It’s an apt description: biscotti are twice-baked, …

Almond Biscotti

5 stars based on 20 votes<p>Inspired by the almond biscotti served at the celebrated Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, these Italian-style cookies are made by …

13 Porn Sites That Don’t Suck (By A Porn Star)

“ALL PORN IS THE SAME.”<p>I hear this again and again and again. Generally speaking, the people spouting this nonsense are the ones looking at tube …

The World of Buttercreams: 6 Varieties to Try at Home

Let me start this lengthy guide with a very simple, but often overlooked, tip: don't ever serve buttercream—any kind of buttercream—cold. Don't do it! Why? Because cold buttercream is very, very firm, which makes it way less creamy and a whole lot more like you're just eating sweet cold butter. So …

a slice-and-bake cookie palette

I knew that there are a lot of would-be bakers out there that have looked at all of the cookie recipes I have posted this week and thought, “yeah, …

Shrimp Scampi With Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes, and Herbs Recipe

To get the most flavor in this shrimp scampi, we use vermouth instead of white wine and a mix of fragrant herbs—parsley, tarragon, and chives—instead of just parsley. The silky butter sauce, meanwhile, is brightened with a splash of fresh lemon juice and fresh lemon zest. It's a quick, easy, …

The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>"Stop making cookies."<p><i>I'm sorry, what was that dear?</i><p>"I said, <b>stop making cookies</b>."<p><i>That's odd</i>, I thought to myself. <i>Why would she be saying that? Wouldn't any wife be pleased to be married to a husband who fills the house with the aroma</i> …

The Science of Baking Bread (And How to Do it Right)

Welcome back to Breadmaking 101. For those of you just tuning in, this column is all about bread, and how to make it yourself in your own home.<p>If you haven't read our previous posts, you can check out the recipe for the workhorse loaf here. Earlier, we discussed how to mix dough with confidence and …

The Best Apple Crisp Recipe

Easier than pie and just as—if not more—delicious, crisp is the shortest route to fruit dessert happiness. And while this recipe calls for apples, the buttery, lemon-nutmeg pecan topping (loosely adapted from chef Suzanne Drexhage of Berkeley's Bartavelle) is equally at home on berries, peaches, or …

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) Recipe

These Japanese chicken meatballs are seasoned with fresh ginger, garlic, scallions, and sesame oil, while egg and panko breadcrumbs bind the meat to allow it to cling to a skewer and stay together on the grill. A brushing of a tare sauce at the end of cooking gives the meatballs a glistening sweet …

cucumber lemonade

I began this summer by expressing, in no uncertain terms, just how terrible New York City summers really are — sticky airlessness occasionally broken …

sunken apple and honey cake

There are recipes on my Cook This list that I’ve been plotting for years but take forever to jump from that place where they’re a rough idea of how I …

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>The secret to making grilled cheese for a crowd? Turn on the oven (the standard skillet method is too labor-intensive). Encourage guests to customize their sandwiches with the cheeses, breads, and fixings you’ve set out. Then simply pop them on a …

Homemade Ketchup - A Delicious and Simple Recipe

<b>My old college roommates will attest to</b> the fact that I adhere to no boundaries when it comes to eating ketchup. I once ate it slathered on a …

Salvador Dalí’s Eccentric and Extravagant Life, Illustrated

<i>“Every morning upon awakening,”</i> Salvador Dali once wrote, <i>“I experience a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dali, and I ask myself, wonderstruck, what prodigious thing will he do today, this Salvador Dali.”</i> This amusing arrogance was engrained in the DNA of his artistic persona, from his …

A Life of Productivity

Treat yourself! With habit points, you know you’ve earned it.<p>by Chris Bailey × May 1, 2018 ×<p>Plenty of time for TV but none for meditation? Think …

Four Strategies that Build Lasting Motivation (and How to Use Them to Achieve Your Goals)

When it comes to motivation—especially for health and fitness goals—being an "inny" or an "outy" can make all the difference. The "inny" I'm talking …

Motivation

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

fresh spinach pasta

I had the strangest weekend. My husband went to New Orleans for a bachelor party and my in-laws insisted upon watching my son for one of the nights …

Relationship Advice: The 50 Things You Need To Do For A Relationship To Last

1. Burn your blueprint.<p>Rid yourself of whatever fantasies you harbor about the bliss of coupled life. They’re not helping. There is no script, so …

Do You Know What It Means To Be An Introvert?

As someone who works with people all the time, you’d think I’d be an extrovert. I’m friendly. I’m not shy. But when I get close to my “people time” …