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Cookies, Cookies, Cookies: All the Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Ever Need

There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.

Dessert

Banana Bread Cookies with Hazelnuts and Dulce de Leche

In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.<p>In another medium-sized mixing bowl, mix butter, sugar, …

Ditch Your Dad Belly

Just because your clan is expanding, doesn't mean your waistline has to<p>When you're a dad, carpool duty, playdates, and dance recitals fill your free time. So it's no surprise that as your schedule fills up, your waistline may fill out.<p>"Carving out a designated workout time can seem next to …

Rosa’s Biscuits

Says Del Posto pastry chef Brooks Headley of these crisp, buttery-sweet biscuits, “Serving them hot is all that matters.”<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup sugar<p>2½ teaspoons baking powder<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus more<p>1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces; plus 6 …

Baking

Blackberry-Cherry Cobbler with Honey Whipped Cream

A hit of marjoram gives this summer classic an herby back note. (This recipe was developed with IBM's Chef Watson.)<p>Ingredients<p>Filling<p>2 pounds fresh or frozen blackberries (about 3 ½ cups)<p>1 pound fresh or frozen sweet cherries (about 2 cups), pitted<p>½ cup sugar<p>3 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>2 …

Dessert

Top 25 experiences in California

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

California

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Brown Rice Porridge with Hazelnuts and Jam

At Sqirl, they make almond milk from scratch, which gives this rice porridge recipe an extra-rich, nutty flavor.<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup blanched hazelnuts<p>4 cups unsweetened almond milk<p>1 cup short-grain brown rice<p>¼ cup sugar<p>pinch of kosher salt<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>¼ cup jam (such as plum, …

Breakfast

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Easy Turkey and Brussels Sprout Quesadillas Recipe

Turkey and Brussels sprouts are a natural pair that should be brought out more than once a year. In this recipe, we combine them with gooey melted cheese and pickled jalapeños in a light and crispy quesadilla.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Charring the Brussels sprouts gives them a nutty sweetness that …

Where to Enjoy a Craft Beer with Dinner, Mapped

Austin is currently enjoying a golden age of <b>craft beer</b>, and a number of the city's best restaurants and bars also offer great food to pair with the abundance of local and rare brews. From beer nerd restaurants to bars upping their food game, now is a great time to enjoy a beer or three with dinner. …

Eat and drink your way through these 10 San Antonio hot spots

Restaurants in Dallas, Austin and Houston may get more time in the spotlight, but San Antonio has a culinary scene worth exploring. With trendy Pearl …

Texas

18 Bands to Check Out From South by Southwest 2014

From punk screamers to electronic pranksters, these acts justified their buzz—or sparked some.<p>Gaga's vomit; Tyler's riot—the headlines can make it seem like the South by Southwest music festival exists for already-famous musicians to grab even more publicity. But despite the attention-getting …

8 Stereotypically Intimidating Dishes Solved by Fail-Proof Recipes

Sometimes experimenting in the kitchen can be a little scary. Okay, maybe a lot scary. This is especially true when it comes to dishes that are either notoriously temperamental (soufflés) or difficult to pronounce (KEEN-wa) or just all-around more complicated than usual (poached eggs). Well, we …

Skillet-Baked Eggs with Spinach, Yogurt, and Chili Oil

"American and British cooks don't know how far you can take an egg dish," chef Yotam Ottolenghi says. Here, he deftly elevates it to a different realm by flavoring spinach with melted leeks and scallions, baking eggs on top, and finishing with a dollop of yogurt and a drizzle of butter spiced with …

Breakfast

Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas and Feta

Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1 medium onion, finely chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped<p>2 jalapeños, seeded, finely chopped<p>1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained<p>2 teaspoons Hungarian sweet paprika<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes, crushed by hand, juices reserved<p>Kosher salt …

Feta

Spinach with Chickpeas and Fried Eggs

Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more<p>4 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced, divided<p>8 cups spinach, coarsely chopped<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1 cup chopped onion<p>1 teaspoon cumin seeds<p>1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika<p>2 15-ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed<p>5 canned whole tomatoes, …

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9 Curry Recipes to Spice Up Your Winter Routine

When you're stuck in a winter rut, it's so easy to fall back on a meat and potatoes routine; moreover, the same soups, stews, and hearty pasta dishes seem to be in constant rotation when you're not reaching for the phone to order take out. Come March, with spring so cruelly in reach, you've …

Recipes

Portuguese Baked Eggs With Chorizo and Ricotta Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil1/4 cup finely diced Spanish chorizo3 red bell peppers, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)2 serrano …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Cooking

Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala Recipe

What I know about you: You like fast. You love easy. You lurve chicken. You're pretty wild about recipes that taste awesome. You like gadgets. This recipe for a pseudo-Indian chicken channa masala hits every one of those points. It takes about half an hour, it's easy enough that a very large and …

Baking Bites’ Top 10 Recipes of 2013

I always look forward to a new year after Christmas because I like the idea of starting fresh, not just because I like to stay up late to watch …

Dessert

68 Healthy Recipes for 2014

Home > Recipe Roundups > 68 Healthy Recipes for 2014<p>January 2, 2014 // 17 <i>Comments »</i><p>No matter the year, no matter the circumstances, one thing is …

Recipes

Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche Recipe

This quiche is a filling meal, studded with soft potatoes and tart goat cheese that will keep you satisfied but won't have you retiring to the couch to recover.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Dessert

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p><b>For Your World Travel Bucket List</b><p>Typically, when <b>ancient archaeological sites</b> get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development …

Archaeology