Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and
Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest
At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements is intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure
Makes about 1½ cups This irresistibly smoky-spicy condiment lasts for a month and perks up everything from scrambled eggs to lamb chops. May 2017Print Ingredients 15 dried chiles de árbol 2 dried guajillo
It’s a bleak time of the year for food inspiration. How can we endure? I humbly submit lentils as my answer. But stay with me! Let’s keep cooking out of the pantry and get cozy and bubbly and aromatic
It's the last day of The Fall Cookbook Cake Parade: a new cake from a new cookbook every single day. We're ending with the food of love: a superlative devil's food cake from Cooking for Jeffrey. The perfect
Author Notes: A very dense, fudgy brownie is topped with a quick pumpkin cheesecake-like batter and swirled together. The result is a serious brownie: one for chocolate lovers and not for the faint of
October marks the 26th anniversary of George Michael’s exhilarating pop anthem “Freedom! ‘90.” For the song’s music video, the former Wham! teen star turned gay icon famously shunned the spotlight, and
Aude Tabet had what many would perceive as the ultimate “big-city fashion life.” Born and raised in France, she started her textile design career in Paris, then moved to New York in the late 1980s with
It’s been 15 years since Elle Woods entered the hallowed halls of Harvard in Legally Blonde. The film gave us such cultural treasures as all-pink ensembles, a pint-size pup named Bruiser, and, of course,
Are you prepping them too far in advance? Storing them wrong? Overcooking them to baby food mush? Here's the cure. Bless the poor souls who have had to suffer through limp, overcooked, bland asparagus.
It's hard not to fall for the oatmeal cookies at Sycamore Kitchen. Especially a cookie topped with coconut toffee, created by pastry chef extraordinaire Karen Hatfield. Though these cookies are big on
Carbonara can go from velvety to scrambled eggs in seconds. But it won't happen to you. Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting
Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, turns everyone into bran muffin lovers. Bran muffins are not exactly the belle of the breakfast ball. Flanked by crunchy
Our kitchens were stacked. Mine was on the second floor with more dishes than I could ever handle. I would clop clop clop around in my cooking clogs, practicing the art of keeping young children alive.