Ab La

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Ultimate Sampler Cake

I think now is a good time for a cheerful-looking cake, don't you? It's been a tough week for many of us. I'll be the first to admit that the recent …

Classic Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk and Ginger Cookies

I’m trying to step outside of my kitchen box. On my cooking to-do list I have things like faux ‘meat’balls made with lentils and ricotta (bear with …

7-Minute Recipes

From fast hors d'oeuvres to main dishes like chile shrimp with butter beans and lemony couscous, here are amazing 7-minute recipes.

Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Cracker Toffee

<i>Peanut butter cracker toffee will be your new favorite sweet treat. It's so simple to make, and it's downright trouble too.</i><p>This crazy delicious saltine cracker toffee recipe I made last year appears often in our house, only this time I thought I would change things up and give this toffee a peanut …

german pancakes

Back when I was still getting daily “are you okay?” and “do you need anything” phone calls from my mother after my little rumble with the stairs, she …

Breakfast

alex’s chicken and mushroom marsala

We’ve discussed this before, but I really hate cooking anything twice. I know what an awful shame this is–falling upon gasp-worthy, decadent and even …

26 recipes under 500 calories. And we're talking cupcakes, not salad

It's time to make a bunch of resolutions you may or may not keep after the second week of January. And chances are, this year, you'll vow, once again, to be more healthful.<p>If you're looking to eat better, but you're not looking forward to an endless parade of salads, we've got 26 recipes, each with …

The Most Popular Recipes from 2015

The most popular, clicked-on recipes from Bon Appétit in 2015.<p><b>Yet another year of exciting culinary adventures is coming to a close</b>, so as you gear up to say hello to 2016, check out all of your favorite recipes from 2015. From basic bulgogi to scrambled eggs to that famous Momofuku Milk Bar …

takeout-style sesame noodles with cucumber

Is there anything more inspiring than a farmer’s market at the height of the summer, piled high with funky heirloom tomatoes, eggplants from …

Recipes for breakfast waffles and French toast | Baking the seasons

Don your slippers and dressing gown and put the coffee on: ‘tis the season for lazy, luxuriant breakfasts. This week, our brilliant baker suggests an indulgent, twice-cooked take on French toast and a stack of waffles with roasted quince ...<p>I’m pretty much a toast person. Occasionally, I branch out …

Breakfast

Don't Wait Till the Holidays to Make Vermont Spice Cake

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, uncovers the recipe for the one cake you should make this fall.</i><p>My job requires spending part of my time in Vermont, which is lucky for me: At this time of year, it's the only place I want to be. The leaves are changing, …

Peppermint Sugar Cookies

One of the most popular recipes on Our Best Bites are our <b>sugar cookies</b>. Way back in the beginning years of this blog I posted a tutorial for Glace …

Cocktail Party Gingerbread Folk

Tis the season to RSVP, don your favorite sequin dress or sharp suit, and toast the holiday season - just like these funny gingerbread folk!<br>I got the …

Sweet Crêpe Recipes

From Jaques Pepin's Crêpes Suzette to Francis Mallmann's dulce de leche version, here are the best recipes for sweet crêpes.

Korean Noodle Soup (Guksu: 국수)

sweet potato cake with marshmallow frosting

I hope you don’t mind me going briefly off-topic here. I know that the holiday week demands exclusive chatter about giblets and squash and all the …

24 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

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This Recipe For Mud Hen Bars Is All You Need To See Today

When you top a brownie with pecans and marshmallows, it's a WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE!<p><b>Here's what you will need:</b><br>- 1 Box Brownie Mix + Corresponding Ingredients (eggs/oil/water)<p>- 2 Egg Whites<p>- 1 cup Brown Sugar<p>- 1/2 cup Pecans<p>- 1/2 cup Mini Marshmallows<p>- 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips<p><b>Instructions:</b><br>Prepare …

16 Thanksgiving Bread, Roll, and Biscuit Recipes to Sop It All Up

Bread isn't the flashiest part of Thanksgiving dinner—when I'm trying to fit turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, and a thousand other dishes into my stomach, extra carbs just feel like wasted space. But bread is a vital part of the meal—how else will you soak up every drop of gravy or make leftover …

pumpkin waffles

I warned you, didn’t I? I have a lot of fresh pumpkin puree to use up. Call it my late German grandmother communicating her values to me from the …

Simple Scallion Pancakes, Made at Home

When I moved away to college, scallion pancakes were one of the first foods I learned to make. My parents used to always laugh when I ordered this dish in restaurants (in China, they’re eaten as street food but not at fine dining restaurants).<p><b>To them, it gave away the fact that I grew up in …

Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 4 min<p>No doubt about it, six tablespoons of cayenne is a lot, but that’s what Hattie B’s considers “medium.” For a milder heat, decrease to two tablespoons.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 3½–4-lb. chickens, each cut into 10 pieces (breasts halved)<p>1 tablespoon …

Why This Butternut Squash Cake is Better Than Pumpkin Pie

It's a well-known fact around the Food52 office that if Amanda Hesser sits you at the center of her dinner party table it's because you're funny (or at least <i>more</i> funny than the people way down at the end).<p>And if that holds true for where desserts land on the table (and I have to believe it does), …

The Secret Ingredient for Chewy Sugar Cookies

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, confirms that molasses is the key to chewier sugar cookies.</i><p>The flavor of molasses reminds me of spoonbread, a dish my mother made often when I was little. I'd douse the soft pudding-like bread liberally with a thick, …

The Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Hybrid Is All That's Right

Life is good.<p>This world is made up of two kinds of people: those who choose chocolate chip cookies and those who opt for brownies (everyone else can go home). When you pledge allegiance to one of the two great and simple desserts, it's hard to go astray. No matter how good a chocolate chip cookie …

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Pumpkin Pie Cake<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>45 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour<p>A favorite holiday staple turned into an easy and delicious cake! This Pumpkin Pie …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

8 Skillet Desserts That Just Might Change Your Life

Let's hear it for the skillet: the easy, fast and non-dirty-dish-creating way to make an impressive dessert that will win you friends and lovers. Here, eight of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie</b><p>Go big or go home. Pass the milk. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Skillet Pear Ginger Pie</b><p>Premade piecrust …

The Oddest Sauce Around Is Also the Most Awesome

“Is that ketchup... on your mac and cheese?”<p>I can’t recall who said this to me, but I do remember I was in elementary school, it was a classmate, and I was horrified. Shielding my mac and cheese behind a carton of milk and a juicebox, I ate my noodles trepidatiously while remaining on the lookout …