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10 Wintry Desserts to Ring in the Holidays

The question is not <i>whether</i> there will be dessert over the next month -- it is <i>which,</i> and <i>when</i>, and <i>how much</i>, and <i>will there be leftovers?</i><p>These recipes from Yossy Arefi—the sorts of desserts that will take a bit of forethought, but will make up for the effort by stealing any show they're invited to—are …

Meringue

Recipes for breakfast waffles and French toast | Baking the seasons

Don your slippers and dressing gown and put the coffee on: ‘tis the season for lazy, luxuriant breakfasts. This week, our brilliant baker suggests an indulgent, twice-cooked take on French toast and a stack of waffles with roasted quince ...<p>I’m pretty much a toast person. Occasionally, I branch out …

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 …

Recipes

Our Recent Favorite Recipes From the Test Kitchen

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won—or even been entered in—a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Here are our recent favorites.</i><p>Sufganiyot (Israeli Jelly Donuts) by Joan Nathan<p>Leg of Lamb with Garlic Sauce by …

Clams

How to Turn French Toast into a Date Night-Worthy Dessert

<i>The holidays are all about celebratory moments, so we paired up with Simply Organic to find recipes you'll want to share with friends (and make again and again).</i><p>During the holidays—when cookies are flying at you right and left and decorated tables are anchored with amazing bûches de noël—the humble …

French Toast

Important: A Scone Is Not a Biscuit

Sure, they're made up of almost the same stuff, but a scone is not a biscuit.<p>I used to live down the street from a very charming all-day eatery. There was coffee and pastries in the morning, a manageable sandwich selection at lunch, and a navigable dinner menu. Theoretically it was the perfect spot …

Everything You Need to Know to Make Gorgeous Cupcakes

<i>Cupcakes may not be trendy anymore—but they're still adorable.</i><p>Cupcakes may not be at the height of dessert trendiness anymore (read: now you have to wait in long lines for <i>other</i> treats), but they will always be beloved. They’re nostalgic, miniature, and can be made to suit any tastes and styles. <b>It’s</b> …

Cupcakes

Glazed Fried Chicken with Old Bay and Cayenne

8 Servings<p>Three steps to success: A flavorful brine infuses the chicken with seasoning and keeps it juicy, an overnight chill allows the crust to set, and a spicy glaze seals the deal.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chicken<p>9.5 ounces kosher salt (1 cup Morton or 1⅔ cups Diamond Crystal)<p>⅓ cup (packed) …

28 Yogurt Upgrades You Should Eat for Breakfast Every Damn Day

These sweet and savory mix ins keep yogurt exciting.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>Yogurt is one of our favorite weekday breakfasts. It's fast, it's healthy, and it's filling. But what we love most is how …

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Curry On: How to Use Indian Curry Sauce in 5 Dinners

<i>In Halfway to Dinner, we show you how to stretch your staples—or your seasonal produce—every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Mallika Basu, blogger and cookbook author, gives us a make-ahead curry sauce that has dinners covered.</i><p>An Indian meal really hits the spot after a long day, but making a classic tomato curry …

Curries

Hello Chutney, Goodbye Boring Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to sad desk lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty.</i><p><i>Today: Sumayya Usmani of My Tamarind Kitchen shares 5 chutney recipes to give your lunch a kick—with none of the fuss.</i><p>Growing up in Pakistan, I didn’t always have a luxury of a …

Chutney

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

Never Mess Up Blanching Vegetables Ever Again

Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. One reader confessed how hard it is to cook different size vegetables (of the same type) all at once, and get it right. Here's our advice.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting</i> …

Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Olives

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Chicken legs, potatoes, and briny Kalamata olives star in this easy one-pan dish.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bay leaf, crushed<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes; plus more for serving (optional)<p>1½ pound fingerling potatoes, …

Ginger-Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli

4 Servings<p>For this meatball recipe, ground chicken is leaner than other meats, but less fat doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor—these meatballs are loaded with aromatics like scallions, ginger and garlic, and served alongside delicious Chinese broccoli.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic …

Malted Chocolate Cake

Makes one 9x5" loaf Servings<p>Carnation malted milk powder, we love you (and this devilish cake) so, so much. If you're using an 8½x4½" pan, you should hold back 1 cup batter.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1⅓ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup malted …

Dessert

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

Makes 9 Servings<p>These buns can be assembled the night before, needing only a final rise before baking. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>⅔ cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1¾ teaspoons active dry yeast (from one ¼-ounce envelope)<p>…

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Brownies with Salted Caramel Sauce

16 Servings<p>Served warm, these not-too-sweet brownies beg to go a la mode.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Brownies<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 tablespoon natural unsweetened cocoa powder plus more for pan<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces<p>3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped<p>2 …

Chicken Tikka Masala

6 servings<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>4 tsp. …

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Our Baking Cover Girl: ChefJune's Magic Espresso Brownies

<i>We're sharing a recipe from our upcoming book on baking and the story behind how this cover girl-worthy recipe came to be.</i><p>ChefJune has been a member of our community for the very start (her first recipe is from six years ago!), and she is the mastermind behind many of our site's beloved recipes: …

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Take a Break With Some of Our Favorite Pizza Videos, Just Because

We should all be embracing the weeknight pizza.<p>Pizza fresh out of the oven is a beautiful thing. That tender, chewy dough, the slick of sauce, the fresh herbs and salty, meaty toppings. It's so much greater than the sum of its parts that sometimes you have to step back and realize making a pie at …

Follow These 10 Steps to Bake Your Best Cake Yet

<i>Follow Alice's 10-step guide and your cake will turn out better than you ever expected.</i><p>Whether you're making a towering skyscraper of buttercream or a one-bowl wonder, baking a cake is an investment—in time, in ingredients, and in pride. And with so much on the line, it's only logical that you do …

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Za’atar Roast Chicken with Green Tahini Sauce

6 Servings<p>Because of the brothy marinade, the skin won’t get as crisp as with other roast chickens, but the flesh will be so tender, you’ll want to eat it with your hands.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Green tahini sauce<p>2 cloves garlic, smashed<p>1 cup (lightly packed) flat-leaf parsley leaves with tender …

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The 20 best Italian recipes: part 2

Risotto, gnochetti and more great recipes from top chefs, including Claudia Roden and Elizabeth David, selected by Observer Food Monthly<br>• Click here to read part 3 of this series<p>One of the most warming dishes you can get high up in the mountains, especially of the Aosta Valley, is polenta concia, …

The best sweet and savoury chocolate recipes

Chocolate mug cake, chocolate brownies, even chocolate glazed ribs. Here, we bring you our favourite chocolate recipes in honour of World Chocolate Day<p>Today is World Chocolate Day so you have the perfect excuse to whip up a chocolatey delight in the kitchen... not that you ever need an excuse.<p>Sweet …

Pasta recipes: the best quick and satisfying dishes

Pasta is the ultimate storecupboard staple. With just a handful of ingredients and a bag of pasta, you can whip up a simple, satisfying and delicious meal in minutes.<p>These recipes will inspire you to get a little more creative with pasta, whether it's to impress a crowd or for a cosy TV dinner for …

The best pancake recipes

There's no need to wait until Shrove Tuesday to get your pancake fix - these recipes make the perfect weekend brunch.<p>Pancakes are quick, easy and always a crowd-pleaser for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner).<p>Here, we have compiled our our favourite pancake recipes. There really is something for …

Traditional New York cheesecake recipe - perfect for all the family

Who doesn't love a slice of New York cheesecake? Served with no fruit, chocolate or caramel, this smooth-tasting cake is loved by New Yorkers and dessert-lovers all over the world.<p>German Arnold Reuben is credited with coming up with the dish in the 1920s - although there are reports of cakes made …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

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How to Make Your Baking Recipe Fit Your Pan Size

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice Medrich's famous brownies are made in an 8-inch pan, but you'll want to make a sheet pan-worth. Here's how you can make that happen with just a little math.</i><p>The brownie …

Eggs