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Cook this: Normandy apple cider rye bread fragrant, sweet and spicy

<i>Our cookbook of the week is The Rye Baker: Classic Breads from Europe and America, by award-winning author Stanley Ginsberg. Over the next four days,</i> …

Homemade Vegan Naan Recipe

A homemade dairy-free vegan naan bread recipe. Naan, Indian flatbread, is served with many Indian meals, but in Indian restaurants, naan often …

Flatbread

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Oil-Free Lemon Baked Tofu [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Green Living

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Raw Key Lime Pie Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Is their crossroads cuisine ‘the next big thing’? Uyghurs hope so.

Uyghur people are “really hospitable,” said Erkinay Abliz. So that’s why, when a recent visitor to her brother-in-law’s Cleveland Park restaurant, Dolan Uyghur, struggled to pull a piece of lamb off a nearly sword-length skewer, Abliz picked up her own kebab and bit the meat directly off the metal. …

RECIPE: Pineapple Bars

<i>By Angel Yang</i><p>Ingredients for the dough<p>2.5 cup all-purpose flour<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 cup (two sticks) butter, melted<p>Ingredients for the filling<p>4 eggs<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/2 cup all-purpose flour<p>dash of salt<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 20 oz can (drained) crushed pineapple<p>Equipment and other things<p>13" x 9" pan<p>Pre-heat …

an easier way to make cookies

Pretty much everything terrible about making cookies comes down to one thing: deciding you want a cookie and realizing that the expanse between now …

7 Clean Eating Desserts That Taste Incredible

We spend a lot of time scouring the Web for tasty, trendy, and healthy recipes. It's one of the many perks of working at Greatist. In the process, we …

10 Vegan Popsicles to Make Your Summer Cool and Fun! - One Green Planet

While flavored ices have been around since Ancient Roman time, the popsicle wasn’t invented until the early 1900s. That’s when Frank Epperson, an …

Lemon Raspberry Swirl Muffins

Easter is tomorrow and if you are hosting a brunch or joining others at their home, trying to please everyone's tastes can be a challenge. Quiches, croissants, baked ham and even muffins can become quite mundane year after year. Nevertheless, it's time to celebrate and Sunday mornings are always a …

Matcha Muffins

My kids and I love having friends over. Morning playdates are the best! It's a time for imagination in the sunshine and dress-up clothes for the kids.... coffee and a breakfast treat for the moms.<p>Today, I wanted to introduce my friends to one of my favorite things....Matcha! As you know, Matcha is …

Is China Towns Meant to Be Cooked From?

<i>To accompany our very competitive, NCAA-style tournament of cookbooks, we asked you—our readers!—to get in on the fun and test and review 15 cookbooks dubbed Piglet Community Picks. Read on for some of our community's reactions to China Towns by Jean-Francois Mallet—and keep up with all the reviews</i> …

8 Impossible-to-Botch Breads

Making homemade bread sounds intimidating. No one wants to invest the time, only to have the bread come out of the oven totally different than what they expected. But these simple recipes are so straightforward, they're actually <i>impossible</i> to botch.<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Focaccia is a flavorful and …

Indonesia’s Favorite Condiment (& How to Make and Use It Yourself)

If you've eaten <i>nasi goreng</i>—or had your eye on Yotam Ottolenghi's Black Pepper Tofu in the <i>Genius Recipes</i> cookbook—you're familiar with <b>kecap manis</b> (though maybe you've seen it spelled ketjap manis).<p>Pronounced <i>kuh-CHOP MAH-nees</i>, it translates to "sweet sauce": "Kecap" is a catch-all term for the five …

How to Make Your Own Powdered Sugar

It’s not that I regularly make my own powdered sugar—or that buying some is particularly strenuous or expensive—but it’s handy to know how to for two big reasons.<p>Sometimes you find yourself without it and the thought of running to the grocery store doesn’t appeal in the slightest. Or you want the …

Dessert

Chickpea "Tuna" Salad is Not Tuna, But No One is Mad

If you're looking for tuna salad, turn back now.<p>But if you're looking for more proof of the versatility of chickpeas—if you're looking for a lunch (or dinner, or breakfast?) somewhere <b>between hummus and chickpea salad</b>, somewhere <b>between a spread and a dip</b>, that's <b>adept enough to hold your brine or</b> …

Healthy Eating

Iced Horchata Latte

4 Servings<p>If you feel like experimenting, try using cashews or pecans in place of the almonds.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup brown rice<p>2 tablespoons coffee beans<p>¼ cup raw almonds<p>½ cinnamon stick, crushed<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Special Equipment<p>A spice mill or coffee grinder<p>Recipe Preparation<p>…

The Most Crowd-Pleasing Breakfast Is Also the Most Unexpected

<i>Brunch begets a crowd, so we partnered with The Quaker Oats Company to share our strategy on making a big batch of oatmeal—and what to have on hand to make it a party.</i><p>No one wants to fry 40 sunny-side up eggs for 20 people at 10 a.m. on a Sunday morning. The short order cook at your local diner …

Breakfast

Stop Tossing Your Pineapple Peels: Turn Them Into Tea, Instead

Prepping a pineapple produces <i>a lot</i> of waste, from its tough skin to its spiky crown to its fibrous core.<p>On a large scale, the waste from pineapple production has exciting potential: It can be used to produce energy; the enzyme bromelain can be extracted from pineapple plant stems as well as these …

Extracted

The Problem with Your Almond Milk Obsession

In the wake of the country's almond milk obsession, what do we do with all the leftover pulp?<p>It turns out you can milk anything—even if it doesn’t have nipples. Visit any hip café in the country right now and chances are you'll find a house-made nut milk on the menu. Almond has long been king among …

Food

belgian brownie cakelets

Almost 10 years ago, when I was a child-free, single-chinned (bah) newlywed and this site was 6 weeks old, I passingly mentioned making the Belgian …

New Orleans Jambalaya Recipe for Mardi Gras

With Mardi Gras season comes lots of entertaining here in New Orleans and one of the things we love to do is feed our family and friends recipes that are full of traditional Cajun flavors.<p>Sure, there is gumbo, meat pies, dirty rice, etouffee, and many other delicious recipes we locals love to make. …

How To Turn Your Favorite Veggies Into Gnocchi

Yum.<p>Italian gnocchi are one of the greatest pleasures in life. Bite-sized, cloud-like dumplings, typically made from potato, they basically taste like an edible hug.<p>While potato is the most common base to make gnocchi, it's not the only ingredient that can be used. Butternut squash, sweet potato, …

Cook Your Vegetables in Hot Oil, But Not Always

Last week, our Test Kitchen Manager Josh Cohen made extra-crispy, French's-style fried shallots by starting very thinly sliced pieces in <i>room temperature</i> oil.<p>Room temperature oil?! What was behind this madness?<p>Almost every recipe for or incorporating sautéed vegetables instructs you to heat the oil …

38 Ways to Be a Better Cook in 2016

<i>by The Epicurious Editors, Epicurious</i><p>PHOTO BY CHELSEA KYLE<p>Some people make New Year's resolutions to start running five miles a day. Some folks vow to never touch another pepperoni-covered French bread pizza. But if you're anything like we are, your 2016 bucket list is all about the cooking skills …

A Bran Muffin You'll Actually Like

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, turns everyone into bran muffin lovers.</i><p>Bran muffins are not exactly the belle of the breakfast ball. Flanked by crunchy streusel-topped blueberry muffins and dainty cinnamon-sugar muffin puffs in the pastry case, they …

Breakfast

DIY Scratch-Off Cards For Super-Crafty Thank-You Notes

Writing a thank-you note is, let’s face it, a tedious art that's being replaced by easier means; I’m used to getting texted all-caps THANK YOU!!'s and emails that say about as much, and am guilty of using those same expressions rather than heeding my parents' instructions to always, always—even …