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23 Spring Pasta Recipes

Pasta makes an ideal partner for the lightest, most delicately flavored veggies of the year. These dishes showcase fresh, vibrant items like snappy …

Cooking

Hair Accessories You'll Actually Want To Wear

Buying jewelry gets expensive, but the act of <i>accessorizing</i> doesn’t have to be. The secret? Focus on decorating a different part of your person — like …

Hair

Your Weekend Project: Our Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

You're making our crunchy, juicy, best-ever fried chicken sandwich this weekend. Here's the step-by-step.<p>We'll admit: Our double-dredged, extra-crispy fried chicken sandwich isn't exactly the kind of thing you make after work on a weeknight. This sandwich makes you work for it, but you're going to …

A Little Spice Makes Everything Nice: 16 Cozy Cinnamon Recipes

Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon? From braises to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.<p><b>Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon?</b> From burgers to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.

Breakfast

Egg-Free Ice Cream is Less Temperamental (& Just as Delicious)

<i>Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt is figuring out what makes our favorite classics work—and then making them even better.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Think you need to temper eggs and dirty a million bowls to make creamy, buttery ice cream? Think again.</i><p>Pie making doesn’t give me pause. Homemade puff pastry? No …

5 Homemade Chow Mein Recipes That Are Better Than Takeout

Here, five excellent recipes for everyone's favorite Chinese noodle dish that are way better than takeout and almost as fast.<p>Chow mein is a delivery …

Food & Dining

Power-Packing, Nutrient-Rich Foods to Improve Your Beauty Game.

When preparing meals, you may not realize how easy it is to pack in a powerhouse of nutrients your body will love you for. There are so many …

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

Cooking

6 Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in a Mason Jar

<i>Get the recipe at Savoring the Thyme.</i><p><b>Easy Mason Jar Peach Parfait</b><br>Easy is right. Just mix plain Greek yogurt with chia seeds, and start layering the mixture with granola and peaches however you see fit. Top with your favorite nut butter, and you’ve got a parfait with true staying power.<p><i>Get the</i> …

Simplest Asian Dressing

Makes about ½ cup<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>The delicate flavor of rice vinegar along with the other Asian ingredients in this vinaigrette is ideal on tender greens like mizuna or mâche.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small garlic clove, finely grated<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>2 …

Soysauce

3 Easy Breakfasts You Can Make Anytime, Anywhere

You want breakfast, but you also want to sleep 10 more minutes. You want something for on the go, but not a banana and PowerBar. It’s an age-old …

Breakfast

Thai Beef Stew with Lemongrass and Noodles

6 Servings<p>In this soul-satisfying dish, delicate rice noodles are combined with gingery spiced beef.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 lemongrass stalks, trimmed, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced<p>4 cloves garlic chopped<p>4 kaffir lime leaves, chopped<p>2 tablespoons chopped peeled ginger<p>2 red Thai …

Soysauce

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

Dessert

Pork Tenderloin with Date and Cilantro Relish

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>This cut of pork can be very lean, so take care not to overcook it or it will be dry. Ideally, it should still be a little pink in the center.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 pork tenderloin (about 1½ lb.)<p>Kosher salt and …

Seafood

The Food Lab: Rethinking Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff, when done right, is one of those magical dishes that acts and tastes like a stew, but is actually a quick-cooking dish in disguise. With just about 45 minutes in the kitchen, you can make a dish that comes packed with tender meat and rich, deep, rib-sticking flavors that taste like …

Our Best Slow-Cooker Recipes

Ginger, cumin, and cinnamon take ordinary chicken to a new level without any extraordinary effort.<p><i>Need recipe inspiration? Sign up for our Everyday Food Newsletter and get the most delicious recipes delivered to your inbox.</i>

Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Mustard-Peppercorn Rib Roast Recipe

1Place the garlic and salt together on a cutting board. Make a paste by pressing down on the blade of a chef’s knife and dragging the side of it …

Portland's Secret Holiday Cookie Club

The cousins behind Salt & Straw are collaborating on holiday cookies with Portland, Oregon's best food artisans.<p><i>The cousins behind Salt & Straw are</i> …

14 Baking Lessons from Exceptional Cookbooks

Get baking tips and find the perfect holiday present from this list of exceptional cookbooks on baking.<p><i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is</i> …

Don't Leave A Job Interview Without Asking These 6 Questions

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and résumé, you’ve finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your …

Employment

The Perfect Pasta Recipe For A Cozy Dinner At Home

By Kendra Vaculin<p>You just go for this kind of thing, you know? You just say, oh, a whole cup of heavy cream? And, some butter? AND, cheese? Yeah ok, …

Balsamic Vinegar

Black Friday Clothing and Fashion Deals and Sales 2014

Fall's kinda flown by and Black Friday is just days away—do you know what you'll be shopping? I am <i>serious</i> about sales (read about my latest and greatest buys here) and being a successful shopper is just like anything else: Preparation is key. Spend some time checking out items that you might want …

Slow Cooker Chicken Mole Recipe

Ingredients (13)<p>4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 12)<br>• Coarse salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes<br>• 1 medium …

Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Hand Pies Recipe

1<p>Reduce the oven heat to 400°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Divide the chilled dough into 8 to 10 pieces. On a floured …

Brown Butter Apple Tart

Servings<p>How to improve on a basic apple tart recipe? Add brown butter, of course.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup (2 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg, beaten to blend<p>2 tablespoons heavy cream<p>…

Baking

bee sting cake

Nobody could mistake me for a person who moves quickly. I “run” at a treadmill speed that would never catch a thief, and barely these days, a …

Squash and Broccoli Rabe Lasagna

10 to 12 Servings<p>This vegetarian revelation balances the meaty sweetness of butternut squash with bitter broccoli rabe and a creamy sauce. Serve it with a simple salad (click for recipe)<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Filling<p>2 2-lb. butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, cut crosswise into …

Italian Food

Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Butter

8 Servings<p>Everyone needs a solid pumpkin scone recipe in the fall. This one is yours.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cinnamon Butter<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon pure maple syrup<p>¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Scones<p>½ cup granulated sugar<p>2 teaspoons baking …

Baking

How to Break Down a Chicken ( + How to Make Chicken Stock)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Breaking down a chicken isn't as hard as it seems -- Cara is here</i> …