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18 meals every adult should know how to make

Caponata with Pine Nuts

6 Servings<p>This caponata uses a technique called a "cold fry." Instead of frying the vegetables in preheated, hot oil, you combine the vegetables and room temperature oil in a pot and heat them up together. The benefit of this method is that you use less oil than you would normally use when you "hot …


9 Camp Lunches That Go Beyond PB & J

Camp lunch can be so much more than peanut butter sandwiches and an apple.<p><b>Packed lunch is hard.</b> With camp season upon us, we wanted to come up with recipes that were appropriate for summer, without a ton of work. While these 9 recipes are meant for kids, we'd definitely bring nearly all of them to …


How to Make Your Tofu Taste Like Pork

This is the dish that will convert even hardcore carnivores into tofu lovers. And you don't need a recipe to make it.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in an effort for you to</i> …



Normandy fish stew

A classic seafood stew with mussels and white fish, in a light cider and cream broth<p>I know mussels are traditionally eaten when there is an “r” in the month but you can get rope-grown ones all year round, and as soon as I get to Brittany or Normandy I order them no matter the month. You can cut the …

Shaved Squash Salad with Sunflower Seeds

4 Servings<p>“I love the richness of the feta and the crunch of the sunflower seeds against the tender squash.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large summer squash<p>2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1/4 cup crumbled feta<p>1/4 cup torn fresh basil<p>2 …


Learn This Simple Formula and Never Make a Mediocre Salad Again

Anyone can learn how to make salad. This formula will show you how to make a knockout one, every time.<p>It's really not that difficult to make a salad. We'd be lying if we told you otherwise. (Although we can't help but point out some of the awkward ways it can go wrong—it's worth a brush-up now and …

Healthy Eating

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …


97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …



<b>How to make German-style Rouladen</b><p>Rolled-up beef slices stuffed with bacon, onion and pickles, seasoned with salt, pepper, and mustard, cooked in gravy, served with roast potatoes and cabbage.

By Reader Request: Recipes From Ribelle, The Line Hotel, and More

Beer-marinated skirt-steak tacos and a perfect caponata are among the restaurant recipes our readers want to cook at home this month.<p>This is <b>R.S.V.P.</b>, a monthly column in which <i>Bon Appétit</i> publishes recipes, requested by readers, from restaurants all across the country. These are real live readers …


57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …


25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …


15 Recipes to Achieve the Ultimate #dadbod

How to achieve your perfect #dadbod.<p><b>The #dadbod</b>. If you've been avoiding the Internet for the past few days, here's a Cliffs Notes version: Some articles are claiming that the not-totally-in-shape male body is actually attractive. Others disagree. This has sparked a high volume of debate. Whatever …


We Found an Incredible Coffee Cake Recipe in the Back of our Closet

We discovered the best coffee cake. Turns out, we didn't even know that we were already in the possession of greatness.<p>We take a lot of time and care to bring you BA's Best. We want these to be the recipes you come back to again and again. We comb through our database, see what we've already …


20 Quick Meat Recipes Because You Need Some Food, Stat

These meat recipes are for when you need to get dinner on the table... fast.<p><b>We get it</b>—you don't always have time for a slow-cooked meat dish, or you don't always think ahead to marinate something a day in advance. Guess what: We don't either. These 20 recipes are for those times: when you just …


36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.


Will it Wasa: Breakfast Edition (With Sweet Potato & Kale!)

Start your day off on the right foot with a breakfast that's fast, easy, and tastes great. Enter the Wasa cracker.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she's a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day</i> …


How to Make a Custardy French Omelet

The key to a sumptuous, custardy omelet? Technique—and a lot of patience.<p>Here's the good news: You can absolutely make this sumptuous, custardy French omelet at home. Even better news: Though it may take a few tries to get it perfect, even your "failures" will be delicious. We put <b>Petit Trois</b> chef</b> …