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The Best Banana Bread

The batter for this easy-to-make banana bread is enriched with sour cream, which gives it a subtle tang and super moist texture.

Breakfast

The Best French Pastry Books, According to Pastry Chefs

<i>Bastille Day is Saturday, July 14, and to celebrate France’s national day, we’re dedicating the week to the very best French things. You may be</i> …

France

The best kind of muffin is warm, fluffy and made by you

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>Muffins are a go-to coffee shop food purchase — and a flawed one. They’re usually way bigger than they should be. They can be too greasy. You don’t always have options for what’s inside them. <b></b>But for me, the biggest dealbreaker may be that they’re rarely warm out of …

Baking

Landscaping: 10 Rose Garden Design Ideas

There are more ways to use roses in a garden than there are roses—and as you know, there are many thousands of kinds of climbing, rambling, heirloom, …

Landscaping

Portuguese Custard Tarts - Pasteis de Nata Recipe

"These are delicious Portuguese Custard Tarts."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1/2 vanilla bean<p>1 cup white sugar<p>6 egg yolks<p>1 (17.5 …

How to Successfully Create Hardscape: A Guide to Designing, Choosing Materials and Building Landscape Features on Gardenista

Yucca<p>Ask the Expert: 11 Tips for Designing a Water-Conscious Garden<p>by Erin Boyle<p>Tips & Tools<p>10 Best Garden Design Apps for Your iPad<p>by Jeanne Rostaing<p>…

The River Cafe's Lemon Tart

Use the freshest lemons and eggs available for this intensely flavored dessert from London's celebrated River Café. Grating the pastry before baking it adds a coarse texture and a rustic flair to the presentation.

10 Ideas to Steal from English Cottage Gardens

The best cottage gardens look like they planted themselves. They didn’t, of course. But the design principles they follow are simple.<p>The English …

Expert Advice: 10 White Garden Ideas from Petersham Nurseries

A white garden need not be wan and pale. Thomas Broom, horticultural manager of Petersham Nurseries in London, shows us that in editing color, your …

Stylish outdoor dining rooms

Modern Bronze Pavilion<p>metal dining table<p>Moroccan Courtyard Dining<p>Mews Courtyard<p>Split Level Dining<p>Balcony with wrought iron furniture<p>Reclaimed wood …

Dining Rooms

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

Baking

When to Prune Hydrangeas, Pruning Hydrangeas | Gardener's Supply

Blushing Bride is a bigleaf hydrangea (<i>Hydrangea macrophylla</i>), so it should be pruned in summer, after it blooms. In less acidic soils, it blooms …

The Best Flowering Trees for Your Landscape

01 of 10<p>Star Magnolia: Early Bloomer<p>Flowering landscape trees are the crown jewels of the yard. Perhaps no other plants, individually, can have as …

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast a Sweet Potato

<i>Cookboomarked!</i> <i>is our new series where we review the latest cookbooks from the foodie influencers you follow. Check back often to find out which new releases are worth your hard-earned cash and the recipes you should try first from each.</i><p>I thought I knew how to roast a sweet potato, but I was wrong. …

Recipes

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Toss together first 3 ingredients; spread in a single layer in a foil- lined pan. Bake 10 minutes or until …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for Mother’s Day

I have my mother to thank for many of the skills I acquired in my early years, but cooking isn’t one of them. She (and my father) made some terrific food, but I was so excited about the eating part that I never paid much attention to the cooking. It was only when I left home that I realised …

Recipes

The 25 Most Delicious Things You Can Do with Brie

In the world of cheese, Brie is queen. It’s creamy, it’s rich and it makes everything it touches taste more delicious. Here, 25 of the most …

Thai Beef with Chiles and Basil Over Coconut Rice

This popular spicy Thai dish in restaurants is very easy to make at home.

Recipes

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

Basic Pierogi How-To (Just Like Martha Makes)

It takes nimble fingers to knead, roll, and shape the dough for the delectable Polish dumplings known as pierogi.<p>Here's why pierogi are Martha's favorite food.

12 of Our Most Beautiful Bundt Cakes—They’re Easy to Make Too!

Three flavor bombs come together to create this crowd-pleaser: nutty brown butter and tangy buttermilk in the batter, and spicy Kentucky bourbon in the glaze.

Bed Pie Is the Holiday Tradition I'm Never Giving Up

The idea of cutting and eating a pie on plates is so absurd when you consider the pie was already baked in a plate. It's single serve.<p>Bed pie is not a common holiday tradition. In fact, my husband Matt and I made it up, but we’ve been proselytizing it to every person we know since the day we …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

31 Days of Cookies -- It's the Most Wonderful Time of Year for Baking!

Raspberry preserves are sandwiched between light, tender cream-cheese cookies cut in the shape of diamonds, and the whole batch is covered with a blanket of powdered sugar "snow."

10 Must-Make Mexican Soup Recipes

<b>Classic Mexican flavors combine to create soups that are zesty, bright, and full of flavor. We're talking tortilla soup, pozole, black bean soup, and more.</b><p>Mexican Corn-and-Poblano Soup<p>On a cold, dreary day, this soup hits the spot. Cornmeal gives it the rich, comforting consistency of porridge. And …

Carrot-Ginger Soup

Equally delicious hot or cold, this aromatic soup gets its vivid orange color from carrots and sweet potato.

Miss Maggie, la nouvelle foodistar

Mimi Thorisson n’a qu’à bien se tenir… Velouté de champignons, épaule d’agneau en croûte, chou farci, tartelette aux fruits rouges… autant de plats …

Tzatziki

Makes about 2 cups<p>Keeping the garlic whole and removing once it has added enough flavor will keep the flavor more mild, but if you want more of a punch, grate it before adding and leave it in. Serve alongside Meatballs and Mint.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Persian or ½ English hothouse cucumbers, …