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Chicken Tikka Masala

6 servings<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>4 tsp. …

Recipes

Falafel-Spiced Tomatoes and Chickpeas on Flatbread

4 Servings<p>To make this tomato-on-bread revelation right this very minute, use a prepared flatbread like naan or pocketless pita.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Tomatoes and Chickpeas<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 teaspoon sumac<p>½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>½ teaspoon ground coriander<p>½ teaspoon …

Four desserts from one batch of creme patissiere | Get Ahead

Photograph: Elena Heatherwick/Guardian<p>Cherry and custard cake: like a summer party in your mouth. Elena Heatherwick for the Guardian<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/9/1436440831759/79518991-5003-42de-be82-bd64829f4fc8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Elena …

Use, Regrow, Repeat: 4 Vegetables that Regrow in One Week

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: As proof that kitchen miracles so exist, here are four vegetables that regrow in one week with just water and sunshine.</i><p><i>Day one</i><p>It often seems like some …

Raspberry-Ricotta Cake

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There’s nothing like a moist, fluffy, berry-streaked cake to make any weeknight (or, um, weekday morning) feel special.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 cup sugar<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>¾ teaspoon kosher …

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Roasted Cauliflower and Ricotta Grandma Pie

makes 1 pie (about 6 servings)<p>Precooking the cauliflower and breadcrumbs means they will get toasty and crisp as the pie bakes. An extra step, yes, but well worth it.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>cauliflower<p>1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets<p>1 lemon, cut into quarters, seeded<p>4 anchovy fillets …

Carole Lalli's Chocolate Bread Pudding

8 Servings<p>Many bakeries sell chocolate bread, but you can always substitute with a marbled type (such as chocolate babka) instead.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large slices day-old chocolate bread, cut into 1" pieces<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>6 large egg yolks<p>½ cup granulated sugar<p>2 cups heavy cream<p>1 cup whole …

Dessert

Carrot-Walnut Loaf Cake

Makes one 9x5" loaf Servings<p>If you only have an 8½x4½" pan, there’s no need to go out and get a new one. Simply hold back about 1¾ cups batter for later—it makes a mean waffle!<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup vegetable oil, plus more<p>1¼ cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour; plus more<p>1½ teaspoons …

Millet Couscous with Roasted Carrots

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling<p>1 cup millet<p>½ teaspoon cumin seeds<p>2 ¼ cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>6 medium carrots, peeled, cut into 1” pieces<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>¼ cup roasted almonds, chopped<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>¼ cup fresh …

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Spicy Pickled Green Beans and Fennel

8 Servings<p>These hot and sour pickles make a perfect garnish for Bloody Beers (click for recipe).<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound green beans, trimmed<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt plus more<p>1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced<p>1 lemon, thinly sliced, seeds removed<p>6 chiles de árbol or ½ tsp. crushed red pepper …

Rejecting Silence in the Face of Injustice

In an interview on NPR’s <i>Fresh Air</i>, author and former <i>LA Times</i> crime reporter Jill Leovy described what happened to a witness in a crime-ridden …

How To Make Spanish Paella | Omar Allibhoy

Squid and Fennel Pasta with Lemon and Herbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>This squid pasta with fennel recipe is made for breezy summer evenings. All that's missing is the beach house.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 pound squid (bodies and tentacles), bodies sliced ¼ inch thick<p>Kosher salt and …

Restorative Justice Is Not Forgiveness

Restorative justice has been receiving a lot of attention lately, due to Paul Tullis's January 4 <i>New York Times</i> Magazine article, "Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice?"<p>This story about a restorative justice conference following the murder of a young woman by her boyfriend was also …

Crime

A Sermon on Addiction and the Problem With Our Me-based Solutions

(click above to listen along!) I missed Vespers this week, which was a huge bummer. But unlike a lot of us I didn’t miss it because of the snow storm …

Schadenfreude

Rhubarb cups recipe

For a bright and healthy pudding, try these easy rhubarb cups recipe with raw rhubarb shavings<p>Use the sweet bright-pink rhubarb from Yorkshire for this sweet and sour pudding.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>500g rhubarb, plus extra, shaved into ribbons, to serve<br>75g crème fraîche<br>50g caster sugar<br>3 leaves of …

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Sweet Pretzels

Makes 12 Servings<p>Swedish pearl sugar stands in for coarse salt in this sweet take on the soft pretzel.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Master Sweet Dough (click for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for dusting)<p>1 large egg white<p>6 tablespoons pearl sugar<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment. …

Master Sweet Dough

Makes 1 pound, 10 ounces Servings<p>This versatile dough recipe is ideally made in a stand mixer, but a food processor works surprisingly well, too. Use the dough to make sweet rolls, pretzels, and more.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2/3 cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1 3/4 teaspoons active dry …

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How to Make Caramelized Onions in the Microwave

Thoroughly caramelizing onions, that is removing most of their moisture and converting the natural sugar to mahogany-dark, candy-like goodness, (not …

Onions

How to make the perfect baklava

Middle Eastern food and drink,Dessert,Baking,Food & drink,Life and style<p>The sultan of sweets or a sugar bomb not worth the risk of diabetes? Which is your favourite filling – and where makes the best version?<p>I have a baklava problem. Many recipes caution that, since the sweet Middle Eastern pastry …

Ching-He Huang's Roast Peking Duck

Ching's Kung Po Prawns with Asparagus Fried Rice

20 best chicken recipes: part 3

Great recipes from Nigel Slater, Madhur Jaffrey, Tom Kerridge and more<br>• The final part of this series launches on Thursday<p>If you cannot get the egg yellow food colouring, use any other yellow colouring to get a strong saffron colour. The amount you need will vary. If you use liquid yellow food …

Tom Schreiner: A Biblical Meditation on the ISIS Execution of 21 Christians

<i>Guest Post by Thomas R. Schreiner</i> <br>Most of us have read the story of 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya. An ISIS video showed about 12 of them …

Theology

Build a Covert Bone Conduction Speaker and Radio That Fits In a Pen

Bone conduction speakers give you the ability to hear things that nobody else can by vibrating your own bones, and this covert system—that fits …

Salmon chowder with wild rice and scallops recipe

This creamy and comforting Nova Scotia chowder can be made with fresh or smoked fish<p>I brought this recipe back from Nova Scotia, where salmon is big, a few years ago. You can use fresh or lightly smoked salmon fillets. If you prefer not to shell out for scallops, replace them with 200g (7oz) cod …

Cod, bacon and cheddar chowder recipe

This thick, chunky fish chowder, starring strong cheese and lardons, couldn't be easier<p>You need really good-quality bacon for this – nice big lardons – and strong cheddar. Be very careful not to overcook the fish. It doesn’t need long.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>300g (10½oz) bacon chunks<br>• 30g (1oz) butter<br>• 1 …

Vanilla brandy recipe

Brandy and vanilla together: what's not to like?<p>Vanilla pods or any other whole spice can be added to brandy and sugar syrup to make a lovely mellow liqueur, perfect for after-dinner drinking, a warming mid-morning ‘skeeters’ (liqueur-laced coffee), or for adding to ice cream,pancakes or poached …