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Deviled Cheese Toasts

4 Servings<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces grated sharp cheddar<p>¼ cup chopped dill pickles<p>¼ cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons chopped pimientos<p>Kosher salt<p>Hot sauce<p>4 slices country-style bread, toasted<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat broiler. Combine cheddar, pickles, mayonnaise, and pimientos in a medium bowl; …

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

Breakfast

20 Easy and Satisfying Weeknight Dinners to Try ASAP

For weeknight dinners I lean on meals with a short, simple list of ingredients. Bonus points when I can skip the store and pull everything from the …

Cooking

4 Fast, Fresh, and Turkey-Free Dishes to Make in November

These fast and easy recipes (that that have nothing to do with turkey) will keep things interesting all month.<p>Believe it or not, Thanksgiving isn’t the only meal this month. Here’s what to cook the other 29 days:<p>Magic Marinade<p>Big flavor comes in small slices. In our homemade riff on Korean …

52 Recipes to Get Your Braise On

Our best braised recipes from short ribs to chicken.<p><b>There are few things that make us happier than a good braise.</b> After a few hands-off hours on the stove or in the oven, your final dish will be full of incredible (mostly) meat flavor. Seriously, what could be better?

Fast Chicken Pot Pie

6 Servings<p>The only not-last-minute thing about this recipe? Thawing the puff pastry. Make sure to put it in the refrigerator the night before making this dish. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>1 large …

Roast Chickens and Sausages for a Crowd

8 Servings<p>One of the centerpieces of Butch Anthony’s outdoor dining room is a massive firepit-grill outfitted with vintage Dutch ovens, which were buried in embers to cook these chickens. We’ve adapted the method for a regular oven.<p>October 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons freshly …

Spatchcocked Turkey with Anise and Orange

8 to 10 Servings<p>Most butchers will remove the backbone for you. Lots of guests? Roast two 12–14-pounders; spatchcocking anything larger will be harder and takes longer. Learn how to spatchcock in this video.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 teaspoons aniseed<p>½ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup finely grated orange …

The Best Way to Make Espresso-Strong Coffee Without a Giant Machine

Love espresso but are intimidated by the idea of investing in a real-deal espresso machine? You might want to try the Aeropress ($30).<p>It's not espresso, but it may be the closest you'll come to drinking one at home without buying a fancy, cafe-caliber espresso machine: Get acquainted with the …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Meatballs

Tender, juicy meatballs are a supper to celebrate. Pick your favorite blend of meat and a sauce to match, and everyone is happy.<p>But achieving …

These Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes Are Here to Help You Say No to Boring Birds

From a bacon-wrapped "turketta" to a barbecued bird, we've got your Thanksgiving table covered with four new recipes.<p><i>The most celebrated meal of the year shouldn't also be the most nerve-racking. Prepare to be prepared with updated classics, no-bake desserts, and more in our Thanksgiving 2015 guide.</i><p>…

No-Bake Chocolate Cream Pie with Toasted Meringue

8 Servings<p>The swirly meringue topping on this chocolate cream pie recipe is stable enough to make a day ahead and keep chilled—even if you’ve brûléed it.<p>November 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pie<p>9 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>6 ounces chocolate wafer cookies<p>Kosher salt<p>8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted, …

Baking

Chocolate-Cinnamon “Babkallah”

12 Servings<p>Introducing our test kitchen's hybrid baby: It's braided like a challah for maximum babka-y chocolate swirl in every bite.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>½ cup whole milk<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast<p>4 large egg yolks<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, …

Coffee Cake with Chocolate Streusel

16 Servings<p>This recipe comes from Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck’s grandmother, Kathy. The story goes that in a house devoid of sweets, this was the only dessert she ever made. It remains a family—and Bon Appétit Test Kitchen—favorite. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our …

Never Overcook Roast Beef Again

Next time you roast beef in the oven or your slow cooker, you'll know with complete confidence that it'll come out right.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Linda Buckmaster confesses to</i> …

Spiced Lamb Burger

8 Servings<p>As the lamb cooks inside the pita, the fat will render into the bread, creating a crunchy, compact, vibrantly flavored meat pie that’s unlike any burger you’ve ever had.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds ground lamb, preferably shoulder<p>1 medium onion, very finely chopped<p>¾ cup chopped …

Recipes

33 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Chocolate Pudding from Scratch Is Easier than You Think

<b>Chop the chocolate.</b> Use a serrated knife to chop the chocolate into fine flakes; set aside.<p><b>Make a slurry.</b> Whisk the cocoa powder, cornstarch, and …

5 Ways to Fall-ify Your Coffee (Without any Pumpkin Spice Whatsoever)

When fall chill sets in, you'll want to know how to make a warming morning brew at home (that doesn't involve pumpkin).<p>So long, sweet summer, and the bubbly nitros, cold brew tonics, and rosemary iced lattes we grew to love. Fall calls for comforting coffees, full of warming spices like …

This Nutella Brownie Tart Is Topped with Coffee Salt

Yes, you read that right. This big Nutella brownie is finished off with a generous sprinkle of coffee salt. It's like a salted hazelnut mocha — in …

Fancy Grilled Cheese with a Fried Egg

Makes 4 Servings<p>A knife-and-fork situation, with plenty of crunch and gooey, melty textures going on.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more, room temperature, for bread<p>8 slices cranberry-walnut or country-style bread<p>6 ounces raclette or Gruyère, grated<p>4 large …

Love Pears and Apples? It's Time to Learn How to Cook With Quince

Pears and apples may get all the spotlight, but we're jonesing for rosy and aromatic quince this fall.<p>Quince may resemble pears and apples, but unlike their fruit brethren, raw quince are inedibly tannic and sour. This means you do have to cook them, but the transformation is dramatic, and well …

Recipe: Rustic Pear and Apple Galette

Heat the oven to 425°F.<p>Pulse the flour, salt, sugar, and butter in a food processor until crumbly. Slowly process in 1/3 cup of ice water just until …

Mile-High Chocolate Pie

10 Servings<p>This chocolate pie recipe has everything you need in order to live: chocolate wafer cookies for crunch, fluffy chocolate mousse filling, and crème fraîche meringue.<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pie crust, homemade or store-bought<p>4 large egg whites<p>3/4 cup plus 3 Tbsp. sugar<p>10 ounces …

Quick Dinner Recipe: Saucy Sautéed Shrimp over Lemon Quinoa

Everyone needs a few quick meals in their weeknight repertoire that feel like <i>cooking</i> cooking. You know, the kind where you pop open a bottle of wine …

How To Make French Cheese Puffs

<b>Heat the oven:</b> Arrange 2 racks to divide the oven into thirds and heat to 450°F. Line 2 baking sheets with silicone baking mats or parchment paper; …

Apricot, Cherry, and Graham Cracker Crumble

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Scenario: You’ve been blessed with the year’s best stone fruit. Don’t complicate things! Just roast it with a sprinkling of our crunchy topping in this graham cracker crumble recipe.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds apricots, halved, pitted<p>10 ounces …

Recipes

If You Invest in One Coffee Tool, Make It a French Press

If you're going to invest in one coffee-making tool, make it a French press.<p>If we were trapped on a desert island and could only have one coffee-maker from now till the end of time, we'd make it a French press. It's low maintenance, affordable, and deeply forgiving—zero extra filters required. The …

Coffee

Yes. It Is Possible to Make Your Entire Thanksgiving Meal in Slow Cookers.

Do you feel like being more hands-off than usual this Thanksgiving? Use your slow cooker! It is, in fact, possible to make all the traditional …

Put Little Pizzas on a Bigger Pizza, Achieve True Pizzaception

If you dream it, you can do it. That's the motto to follow when making this pizzaception creation — little pizzas, with all sorts of fun toppings, on …