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Indian Snack Recipes

Some of India's most famous foods are its snacks; from samosas, the fried potato-filled pastries that are a staple at any take-out restaurant, to …

The Love of Tea

Wherever you are in India, you're never far from a tea vendor peddling chai, a sweet, milky tea, from trays of steaming glasses. India is the top …

Indian Lime Rice

1 cup basmati rice, rinsed until water runs clear<p>1 1⁄2 tbsp. chana dal (yellow split peas), rinsed until water runs clear<p>1⁄4 cup canola oil<p>1⁄4 tsp. …

Recipes

Indian Main Dishes

India's vibrant food reflects the country's amazing diversity<p>India's food reflects its geographical variation—the north eats wheat, the south …

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

Cooking

Red Curry Mussels

You can also make this dish with littleneck or cherrystone clams instead of mussels.<p>Ingredients<p>1 13.5-oz. can coconut milk<p>1 cup canned crushed tomatoes<p>½ cup dry white wine<p>1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste<p>4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, divided<p>½ medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>1 carrot, peeled, …

Curries

Crème Fraîche Cheesecake with Brown Butter Streusel

Textures matter: Baking the cheesecake in a water bath insulates it, so it stays creamy and moist; the crunchy streusel topping adds contrast.<p>Ingredients<p>cheesecake<p>Nonstick cooking oil spray<p>8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ cup crème fraîche<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>2 large …

Baking

apricot pistachio squares

Let me just get the obvious out of the way because I know what you’re thinking: what am I doing here? Shouldn’t I be packing for our move, which is …

Baking

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Life's all about the little celebrations. Did you wake up this morning without pressing snooze ten times? Did you actually stick to your list at the …

Recipes

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2014 72<p>Friday fries! We’re doing it.<p>Especially because if there is a time a place to …

Weeknight Cobbler For Two

This is a safe place. This is the place you can openly admit to watching Bachelor In Paradise and eating chocolate chips for dinner.<p>It’s Monday and …

One-Bowl Tiramisu From 'Paris Pastry Club'

Like the crème brûlée for one, this <i>Paris Pastry Club</i> confection serves the same number of people. But it's even easier than the sugar-crusted custard, because it all comes together in one bowl. The sweet mascarpone and java-drenched finger cookies need only an hour or so in the fridge to meld with …

Pasta with Eggplant, Feta, and Mint Recipe

Usually if an eggplant and pasta are in the same room together, there’s tomato sauce involved. Here’s a recipe that bucks this convention and …

Recipes

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Friday! We hope you came here hungry, because we found plenty of delicious recipes -- from green goddess sandwiches and salt-baked sea bass, to …

Recipes

All is quiet lake side tonight.

Photo @ladzinski / Quite morning at the dock with the iconic #CordilleraDelPaine backdrop, #TorresDelPaine National Park, Chile. @natgeocreative @3stringsproductions

rush hour at Singer House

Architecture

Japanese Ginger and Garlic Chicken With Smashed Cucumber From 'A Change of Appetite'

This recipe, from Diana Henry's new cookbook, <i>A Change of Appetite,</i> is not for the faint of heart. You have to <i>really</i> like ginger to be into it. And not mind grating said ginger for a <i>really</i> long time. A garlicky, slightly sweet marinade with a whopping two-thirds of a cup of the spicy stuff does not …

30 Lovely Berry Desserts, from Pies to Paletas

Baking

A List of Summer Picnic Bowls

This coming weekend I'm planning a break from the fog. If all goes well, there will be sun-bright days, star-lit skies, pine trees, bare feet, and …

Waldorf Salad

Spicy Garlic Dip for Fresh Vegetables

Intro<p>I had the best intentions of sharing these photos from my trip to Louisiana right after I arrived home in March. But you know life sometimes …

Recipes

Dinner Tonight: Not-Quite Niçoise + Paloma

It's just <i>so</i> hot: the kind of heat where the mere thought of turning on the stove makes you melt a little, the shimmering humidity that leaves you perpetually thirsty for something, <i>anything</i>, ice cold.<p>Summer's record-breaking temperatures may make you want to break all your plates, but please, …

Recipes

Arugula Pesto Pizza Recipe

Arugula-Almond Pesto Pizza<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 25 mins<br>• Cook Time: 20 mins<br>• Total Time: 45 minutes<br>• Yield: 8<br>• Category: Entree<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 3 …

Bukhara: A Spiced Rice Dish

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Jehanne of The Cooking Doctor shares a rice-based recipe passed down from the grandfather she never met.</i><p>While a lot of us share a legacy of our grandmothers' cooking, it …

Recipes

Sweet Corn, Zucchini and Fresh Mozzarella Pizza

Sweet Corn, Zucchini and Fresh Mozzarella Pizza.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 28, 2014 87<p>Now I’m going to tell you how you can take a real life bite of summer.<p>I …