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Winner, Winner Hot Chicken Dinner: How to Throw a Nashville-Style Food Party

Restaurants around the country are featuring the Nashville specialty hot chicken. Local spot Hattie B’s shows us how it’s done.<p>When folks in Nashville say <i>hot</i>, they mean it. Take the local dish, hot chicken: The meat is dunked in hot sauce-laced buttermilk, then fried, its crisp skin lacquered with …


14 Wild Salmon Recipes that Bring Out the Best in the Local Catch

Wild salmon isn't cheap, but it's worth it. It's a fish you can feel good about eating, and not just because it's delicious.


15 Non-Kitchen Tools to Use in the Kitchen

Dental floss just may be our new favorite kitchen tool—here are our favorite surprising and useful kitchen hacks.<p>In the midst of cooking, have you ever realized you were missing the necessary tools for the job? Hey, it's happened to the best of us. If you're scrappy, you've no doubt hacked a …

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22 Rainy Day Recipes for Summer


Butter-Basted Salmon with Hazelnut Relish

Cooking the salmon skin side down maximizes its crispy potential; brown butter carries nutty flavor into the flesh.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts<p>1 garlic clove, chopped<p>1 cup (packed) fresh cilantro leaves with tender stems<p>½ cup (packed) fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves with tender stems<p>1 …


Portuguese Baked Eggs

Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, cut into wedges<p>8 garlic …


Waitrose: Lemon and blueberry cake recipe

Silvana Franco shows you how to bake this lovely caraway-flavoured lemon & blueberry cake<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p><b>Preparation time: 15 minutes</b><p><b>Cooking time: 1 hour</b><p><b>Serves: Cuts into 16 slices</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>175g butter, softened, plus a little extra for greasing</i><p><i>175g caster sugar</i><p><i>Grated zest and juice ½ lemon</i><p><i>3</i> …

40 Spinach Recipes to Make You Stronger than Popeye


How to make the perfect lemon meringue pie

Is lemon meringue pie an ostentatious delight deserving of modernisation, or a retro dessert best left in the past? And which other dated desserts deserve a revival?<p>If any dish could be described as blowsy, it's the lemon meringue pie; that overblown Dolly of desserts, all sweet bouffant meringue …

The best potato salad recipe

Diana Henry's ultimate potato salad recipe, made with Jersey Royals, spring onions, mayonnaise, crème fraîche and chervil<p><i>Serves four</i><p>This is my version of a much-used recipe (the original is from the old <i>Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook</i>). It is a vast improvement on the claggy stuff bound with mayonnaise …

Brazilian cachaça cocktails for the World Cup

What better way to get in the World Cup spirit than with a Brazilian-style cachaça cocktail, asks Leah Hyslop<p>The World Cup is upon us, and Brazilian-themed beverages are suddenly as sought-after by grown-ups as Wayne Rooney replica shirts are in the school playground. If you weren’t lucky enough to …

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Brilliant buttermilk recipes

The delicious sour flavour of buttermilk has me reaching for a favourite childhood recipe – plus some simple classics<p>When I was growing up, buttermilk was a hard-to-find treat that made possible the creation of proper soda bread. If we couldn’t get the real thing, a mixture of yogurt and milk would …


Summer Salads Demand Perfect Dressings, and Dressings Depend on the Lettuce

When local lettuces rear their heads, it's time to make summer salads—with a dressing perfectly appropriate for the greens. Here's how, with 4 recipes<p>Early last month, when the earth had warmed up but the air was still cool, we scattered tiny lettuce seeds in our gardens. Now we’re harvesting the …


The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because


Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

Removing all but a strip of the eggplant’s skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart—that's the secret of this baked eggplant parmesan recipe. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided<p>1 medium onion, finely …



Ingredients<p>1½ oz. Campari<p>1½ oz. sweet vermouth<p>Club soda<p>Orange wedge<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine Campari and vermouth in a highball glass. Fill glass with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with orange wedge.


17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.


Dark Chocolate Waffles

Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …


Spiced corn and prawn cakes with avocado cream recipe

These sweetcorn and prawn cakes, made with a touch of chilli, are delicious with a simple home-made avocado cream.<p>If you want an easier life, serve these with a bought hot sauce (you can go Caribbean or Thai) instead of the avocado cream (or serve a Mexican hot sauce, the avocado cream and a dollop …

Crushed Beets with Lemon Vinaigrette

This two-part cooking technique adds layers of texture—a creamy inside and a crisp outside.<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds mixed small or medium beets (such as Chioggia, red, and/or golden), scrubbed<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons finely …


Scrumptious summer ice cream recipes from Justin Gellatly

Star baker Justin Gellatly is better known for his doughnuts, but he's a dab hand at ice creams too<p>Blackberry and crème fraîche ice cream<p>This is a good one for all you urban foragers – get out there and pick your own wild blackberries. You get a wonderful vibrant purple fruitiness from the …


Waitrose: Green bean salad with tomato and basil dressing

Rich Harris makes a simple salad with a delicious dressing<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p>Vegetarian<br>Preparation time: 15 minutes<br>Cooking time: 10 minutes<br>Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes<br>Serves: Serves 4 as a side dish<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>2 x 280g packs fine green beams, trimmed</i> <i><br>4 Red Choice tomatoes</i> <i><br>2 tbsp Big Tom Spiced</i> …

The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because


Berries and Cream: The Best Summer Dessert to Make Now

Carla Lalli Music explains how to store summer berries and make the simple summery dessert, berries and cream.<p>When berries are peaking, they rarely see the inside of my fridge. At the farmers’ market, I handle comparison shopping by buying twice what I can carry. Some are devoured on site: “Mom, no …