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How to save hundreds of dollars on your next iPhone

Looking to save hundreds of dollars on a new iPhone?<p>It’s actually very easy. So easy, in fact, that it’s weird so many people are paying through the …

Rose Prince’s baking club: milk bread plait recipe

Our weekly column shows you the way to beautiful bread and consummate cake. This week: milk bread plait<p>The architecture of baking – the many forms and shapes of loaves and rolls – does not at first seem to have much of a point beyond the baker exercising a little extra skill. The greatness of any …

Hazelnut Granola

8 (makes 1 quart) Servings<p>Customize this recipe by subbing in other nuts and seeds.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup blanched hazelnuts, very coarsely chopped<p>½ cup sliced almonds<p>½ cup raw shelled sunflower seeds<p>½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut<p>¼ cup honey<p>¼ cup vegetable …

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How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

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37 Curry Recipes For When Nothing Else Will Do

Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes).<p>Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes). It's what the Spice Girls (and Future You) would want.

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50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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Let Food Be Thy Medicine

As a doctor it never fails to astonish me how little training we are given as junior doctors in good, sound nutrition, and how little emphasis we …

28 Pear Recipes for Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, and More

28 recipes that prove pears are cooler than apples, from crepes and pancakes to relishes and salads<p>Poor pears. They get out-shined by apples. Which is unfair, because they're <i>just</i> as versatile and <i>just</i> as good when they're in season. So we're going to root for the underdog, here, and challenge you to …

Recipes

55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …

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Za’atar Pita Crisps

Makes about 3 cups<p>These spicy, crunchy pita bits are your new, improved crouton.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 pitas<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>2 tablespoons za'atar<p>1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Split pitas and place on a rimmed …

Hot Fudge Sauce

Makes about 2 cups<p>This recipe for hot fudge sauce comes from the ice cream parlor Franklin Fountain in Philadelphia PA.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>2 tablespoons light agave syrup (nectar)<p>3/4 cup heavy cream<p>1/4 cup whole milk<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate …

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Recipe Pea Soup

<b>Pea Soup</b><p>A surprisingly simple but elegant soup. A few sprigs of fresh dill also works well.<p><b>{Serves 4-6}</b><p><b>ingredients</b><p>1 tbsp olive oil<p>4 shallots, finely …

Food for the soul: recipes to give teachers' energy levels a boost

At this time of year, with the winter months upon us, some well-chosen fuel is the key to boosting energy levels and staving off the dreaded colds that run riot in schools. So, what foods are best for keeping teachers going all the way up to the Christmas holidays?<p>Spices align the body with the …

Easy Ginger Cake Recipe

Image by Holly Bell<p>How ready for Christmas are you? I am feeling pretty smug to be honest. I don't want to rub your faces in it, but really I'm …

Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

10 Servings<p>Lentils and fresh and dried mushrooms give this vegetarian casserole its meaty character. You can prepare most of it in advance and bake it just before your guests arrive.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Topping<p>3 pounds russet potatoes, unpeeled<p>3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, unpeeled<p>½ cup (1 …

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

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Garlic-and-Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Scallions

4 Servings<p>Make sure you keep your grill at a steady medium-level heat; if it’s too hot, the chicken will char without cooking through.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken, backbone removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 sprigs rosemary<p>2 heads of garlic, halved crosswise<p>2 …

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Chocolate-Malt Cake

10 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chocolate-Malt Crumbs<p>2/3 cup Milk Crumbs (click for recipe)<p>6 tablespoons Ovaltine Chocolate Malt Mix<p>1 1/2 ounces high-quality white chocolate (such as Lindt or Perugina), chopped<p>Malt-Fudge Sauce<p>1 1/3 cups Ovaltine Chocolate …

Dessert

Macerated Berries with Vanilla Cream

6 Servings<p>July 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Berries<p>6 cups fresh mixed berries (scant 2 pounds), divided<p>3/4 cup sugar<p>1/4 cup fresh orange juice<p>Vanilla Cream<p>1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise, or 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>1 cup chilled heavy cream<p>1/3 cup sour cream<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>Recipe …

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Five Fundamentals a Beginner Homecook Needs to Know

The cooking world loves a beginner! Every chef from Heston Blumenthal to Marco Pierre White started their cooking careers as beginners! They all made …

Easy duck recipes: another feather in your culinary cap

Once the preserve of upmarket eateries, duck needn’t be a treat food that renders you light of pocket and heavy of belly. These dishes are tasty and simple<p>I don’t cook duck often but when I do it feels like a real treat. For a long time a pink, artfully sliced duck breast was a trademark dish in …

Christmas recipe: anyone for a mince pie cocktail?

The Mincemeat Irish includes Irish Cream Liqueur, cognac, milk, mincemeat and the classic Christmas flavour of clementine<p>If the mince pies and merriment of Christmas just can't come quick enough for you, help is at hand in the form of the mincemeat cocktail, courtesy of Sainsbury's.<p>After noting …

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Skillet Hash Browns

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Here's a skillet hash browns recipe that justifies the existence of that food processor grating disk (you didn't throw it out, we hope). If you don't have one, a box grater will do.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 russet potatoes (about 3 pounds), peeled, …

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Stuffing Cookies

Makes about 32 Servings<p>We were inspired to use traditional stuffing flavors in a sweet and savory shortbread with sage and anise. Put these out next to the pumpkin pie.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¼ cup (packed) light brown …

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24 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes That Are Actually Exciting

These green bean recipes just may steal the spotlight on Thanksgiving.<p>There's always room for a green bean casserole recipe at our Thanksgiving feast, but we wouldn't kick these alternate dishes off the table, either.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

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15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

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