Shantay Robinson

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Crunchy Cashew-Sesame Bars

Makes 12 Servings<p>These may puff slightly as they bake. For an extra crispy bar press the bars to flatten when they’re still warm using another 8” square pan.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1½ cups cashews<p>6 tablespoons raw sesame seeds<p>5 tablespoons flaxseed<p>¼ cup wheat bran<p>¾ …

5 Ice Cream Myths That Need to Disappear

Make enough ice cream and you start to hear the same questions over and over. What's the best ice cream maker for someone on a budget? (This guy.) What's the difference between gelato and ice cream? (It's complicated.) What's your favorite ice cream flavor? (Black sesame orange.)<p>You also start to …

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 …

Cheesy Chicken Meatball Sliders

6 Servings<p>Leftovers are the key to packing lunches easily. All of these hot lunches freeze well, too; if you freeze in small portioned containers, all you have to do is reheat and go.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sauce<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 onion, chopped<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>…

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

6 Servings<p>This dish has become a signature of Domenica chef Alon Shaya. Precooking the cauliflower in seasoned poaching liquid infuses it with flavor; roasting makes it crisp.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Cauliflower<p>2 1/2 cups dry white wine<p>1/3 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh …

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All the Sodas, Floats, and Sundaes You Need to Eat at the Country's New-School Ice Cream Parlors

<b>There’s nothing old-fashioned about</b> today’s throwback ice cream parlors, where sprinkles make way for Aleppo pecans, floats get a splash of house-made lemongrass soda, and that cherry on top is pickled. We took a peek inside three of the country's best new spots—<b>Morgenstern's</b> in NYC, <b>Small Batch</b> in …

Caramel-Dipped Popovers with Chocolate Mousse

makes 10 Servings<p>These savory popovers are made with cheddar cheese, which keeps the dessert from veering into overly sweet territory.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chocolate Mousse<p>6 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at least 70% cacao), melted, slightly cooled<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup …

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How to Make Off-the-Cuff Breakfast Hash with Whatever You Happen to Have

How to make breakfast hash with anything you have on hand<p>Maybe it’s the recent fall weather here in New York, but something about the sound of a “breakfast hash” had me fantasizing about waking up early, donning a cable-knit sweater, and making myself some. So this weekend, I did (sans sweater). …

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 …

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Banana-Oat Snack Cake

12 Servings<p>Loaded with oats and bananas, this is a great treat to have on hand after soccer or baseball practice.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces, melted, plus more for baking dish<p>1½ cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

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Shrimp Po'Boy

makes 4 Servings<p>In this shrimp po boy recipe, the paper-thin crust and pillowy crumb of a New Orleans–style French roll is essential—as is Crystal hot sauce.<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>1 teaspoon garlic powder<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>1/2 teaspoon dried …

The BA Patty Melt

Makes 4 Servings<p>You may ask yourself, Does this sandwich really need mayonnaise? The answer is yes. A swipe of mayo, not butter, on the bread encourages that gorgeous exterior. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>caramelized onions<p>2 …

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Perfect Baked Potato

4 Servings<p>Olive oil, salt, and pepper: This baked potato recipe is as blank-slate as it gets. Feel free to add other spices to the salt-and-pepper mix, such as cumin or smoked paprika, and finish with whatever cheese you like.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 russet potatoes (about 2½ pounds), scrubbed<p>…

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Frozen Chocolate Mousse with Cherry Sauce

8 Servings<p>Slice into portions and freeze on a parchment-lined baking sheet the day of the party; serving dessert will be a cinch.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>mousse<p>½ teaspoon unflavored gelatin<p>5 large egg yolks<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup light corn syrup<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>6 ounces bittersweet or …

Chestnut Coffee Cake

8 Servings<p>If you can't find candied chestnuts, simply toss them in the cocoa with one tablespoon of brown sugar (no need to glaze them first).<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>streusel<p>½ cup almond flour or meal<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup (½ stick) chilled unsalted …

Chicken Legs with Noodles and Broth

6 Servings<p>This chicken soup is made with chicken legs and a flavorful broth.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup vegetable oil<p>6 garlic cloves, very thinly sliced on a mandoline or V-slicer<p>6 bone-in chicken legs (thigh and drumstick)<p>2 cups 1-inch pieces Chinese celery or 1 cup 1-inch pieces regular celery<p>1 1/2 …

The Perfect Omelet Is All About Technique. Just Ask Ludo Lefebvre

Ludo Lefebvre is an omelet master. Learn his technique.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Ludo Lefebvre<p>Chef / Petit Trois / Los Angeles<p>When America's most radical French chef opened his dream …

Fennel-Honey Granola

12 Servings<p>What you really want to do with this granola is make the be-all, end-all of yogurt parfaits.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup pine nuts<p>⅓ cup raw sunflower seeds<p>¼ cup slivered almonds<p>1 tablespoon sesame seeds<p>2 teaspoons fennel seeds<p>½ cup honey<p>3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter<p>3 tablespoons …

How to Render and Cook With Bacon Grease, Your Kitchen's Liquid Gold

Bacon grease is liquid gold. Here's how to render it the right way—and make the most out of it in your cooking.<p>When it comes to adding flavor and richness to your cooking, there's little better than bacon fat. As a bonus, you are required to cook and eat bacon before getting to the grease; a task …

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Curry-and-Coconut-Milk-Grilled Pork Skewers

4 Servings<p>The little bits of fatback add an extra layer of deliciousness.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 13.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk<p>2 tablespoons fish sauce<p>2 tablespoons Thai thin soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ teaspoon freshly ground white pepper<p>½ teaspoon curry powder<p>½ …

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Classic Coleslaw

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Hattie B’s version of this traditional fried chicken side tastes like coleslaw should: crunchy, a little creamy, and with enough vinegar to keep it bright. Best of all: It will help put out the fire.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup mayonnaise<p>1½ …

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Caramelized Garlic, Spinach, and Cheddar Tart

4 Servings<p>The unsung hero of this dish? The nutty-sweet garlic.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>All-Butter Pie Dough (click here for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for surface)<p>5 large eggs<p>3 heads of garlic, cloves peeled<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar<p>1 tablespoon pure maple …

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30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert

Blackberry-Cherry Cobbler with Honey Whipped Cream

12 Servings<p>A hit of marjoram gives this summer classic an herby back note. (This recipe was developed with IBM's Chef Watson.)<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Filling<p>2 pounds fresh or frozen blackberries (about 3 ½ cups)<p>1 pound fresh or frozen sweet cherries (about 2 cups), pitted<p>½ cup sugar<p>3 tablespoons …

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>The secret to making grilled cheese for a crowd? Turn on the oven (the standard skillet method is too labor-intensive). Encourage guests to customize their sandwiches with the cheeses, breads, and fixings you’ve set out. Then simply pop them on a …

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The Gloriously Greasy State Fair Foods We'll Never Give Up (Lookin' at You, Funnel Cake)

Funnel cake isn't just a state fair food. It's a way of life.<p>Is there any other reason to go to the state fair than to stuff yourself silly with corn dogs, smoked turkey legs, and all kinds of deep-fried treats (and a few atrocities) on sticks? We thought so. These are the gloriously greasy state …

55 Bacon Recipes That We Always Crave

You already know everything's better with bacon. Here are 55 recipes that prove it.<p><b>This slideshow barely needs an introduction</b>—you already know how awesome bacon is. So here are 55 recipes that prove it.

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You're Frying Your Eggs in Olive Oil, Right?

There's an art to the perfect olive oil-fried egg. Here's how to do it.<p>You know what’s better than a fried egg? A <i>crispy</i> fried egg. I mean, that’s pretty much inarguable, right? Which is why this past year I started frying mine in olive oil. I noticed a lot of hip restaurants in these …

36 Fruit Jam Recipes That Go Way Beyond Toast

There's so much more to fruit jam than toast and yogurt. Here are 36 recipes to use up every last drop.<p><b>Our farmers' market strategy involves sampling</b> our way around until we find a delightful jam we're convinced will be the perfect accompaniment to just about anything. But we've also been known to …

Croque-Monsieur

Makes 4 Servings<p>Grilled ham and cheese: nothing to scoff at. Baked ham and cheese with velvety béchamel oozing out all over the place: mind-altering.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>béchamel<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons whole grain mustard<p>½ teaspoon …

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